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  Reply # 567297 11-Jan-2012 12:02
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freitasm: That specific model? Probably yes. From that specific source? Probably SIM locked to AT&T.


I recall they mentioned specifically that the phones from the Microsoft store would be unlocked during their CES coverage.

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  Reply # 567310 11-Jan-2012 12:25
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Yes I can confirm the phone will be unlocked.




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  Reply # 569797 17-Jan-2012 10:16
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My N8 appears to have expelled its last breath. Neither network are indicating availability on their websites for the Lumia 800, does anyone have an idea when it will be available, otherwise I may just get another SII.

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  Reply # 569805 17-Jan-2012 10:52
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in NZ? I would say Feb at the absolute earliest.

 

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  Reply # 569811 17-Jan-2012 10:55
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Thanks.

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  Reply # 569859 17-Jan-2012 12:18

lyonrouge: My N8 appears to have expelled its last breath. Neither network are indicating availability on their websites for the Lumia 800, does anyone have an idea when it will be available, otherwise I may just get another SII.

Nokia NZ website says it is "coming soon"......
http://www.nokia.com/nz-en/products/products/

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  Reply # 570263 18-Jan-2012 09:28
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Does the Lumia 800 have tethering now? (I've learned from Nokia N8 and HTC Trophy that if a phone doesn't have something you want right now, don't buy it as promises of "coming soon" are like promises of world peace).

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  Reply # 570549 18-Jan-2012 19:10

As I understand it , you can tether it to a laptop , for example, but not use it as a wifi access point

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  Reply # 570673 19-Jan-2012 07:45
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OK thanks, I'll keep looking.

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  Reply # 570759 19-Jan-2012 12:15
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lestag: As I understand it , you can tether it to a laptop , for example, but not use it as a wifi access point


Nokia have promised that an update that enabled WiFi Internet Sharing is coming soon


you can't tether the phone over USB and surf the Internet from the phones 3G    

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  Reply # 570766 19-Jan-2012 12:27
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lestag: As I understand it , you can tether it to a laptop , for example, but not use it as a wifi access point


Nokia have promised that an update that enabled WiFi Internet Sharing is coming soon


you can't tether the phone over USB and surf the Internet from the phones 3G    


Currently my HTC Trophy (VF) allows neither, are you stating this can be done or could be done (if VF allow it)?

HTC Trophy on VF

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  Reply # 570767 19-Jan-2012 12:30
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that screen shot has got nothing to do with it


Linking is for Zune Pass



Vodafone NZ have announced there will be an update for HTC Trophy to enable Internet Sharing


I have HTC Titan and it works out the box, as does HTC Radar and others         

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  Reply # 570778 19-Jan-2012 12:52
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Ah, I see

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  Reply # 581362 14-Feb-2012 14:33
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Hey guys, sorry if this bumps, but where can I get the US variant of this phone (800) in NZ? Looked everywhere:

• European Variant - WCDMA HSPA 900/1900/2100 MHz (RM-801)
• US Variant - WCDMA HSPA 850/1900/2100 MHz (RM-819)

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  Reply # 581365 14-Feb-2012 14:34
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You mean 850MHz... Telecom NZ will start selling it, both Nokia Lumia 800 (black, blue) and Nokia Lumia 710 (black).

Please continue on the Nokia Lumia Owner's Thread and make sure you read the first post.




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