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  # 701846 15-Oct-2012 23:54
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huinz: I ordered my iphone 5 thru vodafone on the 9th of october on the smart $45 1 month term plan, i originally ordered my iphone 5 thru apple and my estimated delivery was 5th nov. 

Iphone arrived today! so happy with it!!

Its a brilliant device and I hope everyone gets theres as soon as possible :)

Ohh and thanks to the person who directed me towards the 1 month term option for iphone 5 on the vodafone site, I owe them one


Woohoo! Think it was me :)

The irony is that mine hasn't arrived yet, damn. Which model did you order? Mine's a 32GB Black.

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  # 701857 16-Oct-2012 00:56
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I ordered the black 16gb, they said that black 16 was the most popular one haha

It's well worth the wait tho :p

 
 
 
 


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  # 701987 16-Oct-2012 11:36
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Rosie121: It sounds amazing!


Hey if you want my mate has a spare Glas.t coming with his order if you after on it is $40 just PM me its due in the next couple of weeks and has been ordered from SGP Steinheil.

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  # 702169 16-Oct-2012 17:20
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Its great to see members on this forum helping each other out.  !

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# 702211 16-Oct-2012 19:04
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Strongbad1905:
Rosie121: It sounds amazing!


Hey if you want my mate has a spare Glas.t coming with his order if you after on it is $40 just PM me its due in the next couple of weeks and has been ordered from SGP Steinheil.


Hey that's really nice of you, however I do have some screen protecters already, which I know won't be as good but will do for now!
Thanks anyway! Ps how do I pm on here??

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  # 702220 16-Oct-2012 19:43
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Rosie121:
Strongbad1905:
Rosie121: It sounds amazing!


Hey if you want my mate has a spare Glas.t coming with his order if you after on it is $40 just PM me its due in the next couple of weeks and has been ordered from SGP Steinheil.


Hey that's really nice of you, however I do have some screen protecters already, which I know won't be as good but will do for now!
Thanks anyway! Ps how do I pm on here??

Click the email button by quote.

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  # 702304 17-Oct-2012 08:01
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What happened to this site last night?

 
 
 
 


BTR

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  # 702336 17-Oct-2012 09:58
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I am just wondering if other people on this forum are beginning to wonder if the wait is actually worth it. Its funny how you can buy a house or new car in less time than it takes to get an iPhone 5.

Personally I think Apple has really dropped the ball with stock levels and perhaps should have delayed the announcement by 2-3 weeks to improve stock.

If my order hasn't shipped by Friday I will be cancelling my order and sticking with my trusty Nokia

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  # 702340 17-Oct-2012 10:09
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BTR: I am just wondering if other people on this forum are beginning to wonder if the wait is actually worth it. Its funny how you can buy a house or new car in less time than it takes to get an iPhone 5.

Personally I think Apple has really dropped the ball with stock levels and perhaps should have delayed the announcement by 2-3 weeks to improve stock.

If my order hasn't shipped by Friday I will be cancelling my order and sticking with my trusty Nokia


What is your delivery by date? 

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  # 702359 17-Oct-2012 10:35
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I have been told mine will be here absolute lastest 26 Oct

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  # 702370 17-Oct-2012 10:46
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Irony is that Tim Cook was hailed the supply chain management god ...

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  # 702371 17-Oct-2012 10:49
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BTR:Personally I think Apple has really dropped the ball with stock levels and perhaps should have delayed the announcement by 2-3 weeks to improve stock.


To be fair, there is plenty of stock around, it's just that the Telco's don't want to sell outright. When my staff member bought his on the weekend (at Vodafone, on a $45 x 24 month contract) they had plenty of stock of every model except the 16GB white, which they had sold out of.

Personally I'm okay with waiting a month in order to stick with my old contract and its generous data allowance. If loosing my old contract wasn't an issue I could get one today.




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  # 702372 17-Oct-2012 10:58
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Apparently, there are heaps in stock for corporate customers, got mine 2 weeks ago and one of our other staff members ordered his today (32gb black) and will have it tomorrow. We are with Telecom.On the side absolutely rapped with mine, practically the camera big step from the 4s!!!





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  # 702388 17-Oct-2012 11:20
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couteau: Irony is that Tim Cook was hailed the supply chain management god ...


I think this is likely the biggest smartphone launch of all time in terms of numbers - so I wouldn't be second guessing Tim Cook's supply chain management!

How would you fulfil orders any quicker if you had 5 million people all wanting the device right now?

I've ordered from both Vodafone and Apple and whichever one gets here first I'll keep, and sell the second one. Sucks that some people got their Vodafone orders already (having ordered after me) but that's the luck of the draw I guess. Fingers crossed Vodafone get their stock replenished late this week/early next week.

BTR

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  # 702392 17-Oct-2012 11:24
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I can't get on a contract as I am already on a contract with a Galaxy S3 and our corporate account is with Telstra who don't sell the iPhone.

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