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  Reply # 711416 3-Nov-2012 16:22
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No sign of mine. :(. Sounds like you'll get your replacement before me even though I called before.

I just want my phone :(

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Master Geek


  Reply # 711431 3-Nov-2012 16:58
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mrkgoo: No sign of mine. :(. Sounds like you'll get your replacement before me even though I called before.



I just want my phone :(


Damn that sucks

I'm just hoping that my replacement is good.

Just found out that my (faulty) iPhone 5 is week build 43 which means it must've only been 1-2 days old when it was shipped.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 711451 3-Nov-2012 17:51
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Hi all,

Selling my extra SGP Glas.t on trademe at http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=529846714&ed=true

Happy to sell it at cost to a fellow GZ member if bidding doesnt start.  Msg me if you're interested.


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Geek


  Reply # 711510 3-Nov-2012 20:49
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IsThisOneGood:
mrkgoo: No sign of mine. :(. Sounds like you'll get your replacement before me even though I called before.



I just want my phone :(


Damn that sucks

I'm just hoping that my replacement is good.

Just found out that my (faulty) iPhone 5 is week build 43 which means it must've only been 1-2 days old when it was shipped.



Which number is the week build? I don't think it would have much bearing for dead pixels. Scuffing maybe, but dead pixels are a fact of li, unless a particular part number was used and they had higher pixel failure rates.

The screen on my dead pixel one was pretty nice.

If it has some fault in my placement, I think I'd just die.


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Master Geek


  Reply # 711550 3-Nov-2012 22:57
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Use this website

http://www.chipmunk.nl/klantenservice/applemodel.html

As far as scuff issue, there was like a missing paint that looks like a straight line on the bottom left side on my 5

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Master Geek


  Reply # 712166 5-Nov-2012 12:01
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Just received my iPhone replacement. Will open it later.

But I checked the build week. It's week 44 (Nov). It was shipped on 1/11/2012 which means it had only just been assembled when it was shipped.

Hoping it's good

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Geek


  Reply # 712173 5-Nov-2012 12:17
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Hooray! Hope it's a good one!

No sign of mine. I have no idea if it has even been shipped or not.

I'm going to call them.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 712455 5-Nov-2012 18:02
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The replacement I got (brand new) is flawless. No scuffs, no dead and stuck pixels.


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Geek


  Reply # 713086 6-Nov-2012 18:55
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Did it come with iOS 6.0.1?

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  Reply # 713227 6-Nov-2012 22:28
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I think someone mentioned this earlier, but my iPhone is not very good on wi-fi.
I go to download a kindle book, and it's very sluggish and takes ages, whereas on 3G it will download the book in a few seconds.

Not impressed :(

Hope Apple comes up with a fix soon.

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  Reply # 713316 7-Nov-2012 07:53
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mrkgoo: Did it come with iOS 6.0.1?
No it came with iOS 6.0

But I updated to the latest one anyway.

What's the status on your replacement?

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  Reply # 713341 7-Nov-2012 08:49
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da5id: I think someone mentioned this earlier, but my iPhone is not very good on wi-fi.
I go to download a kindle book, and it's very sluggish and takes ages, whereas on 3G it will download the book in a few seconds.

Not impressed :(

Hope Apple comes up with a fix soon.


I find the speed good, if not better on wifi. This is just my own feel based on having a 4S for a year and the 5 for 2 weeks. Apps get online faster, emails more responsive. Speedtest on wifi is 11Mbit down and 41ms. On 3G 7.4 Mbit and 141ms.

However, range I find is less. At neighbours, my 4S is always on wifi albeit 1 bar, 5 is 50% or more likely to be on 3G

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  Reply # 714722 9-Nov-2012 14:52
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Been about 3 weeks and my iPhone has shown signs of wear you'd see after months of normal use.

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  Reply # 715058 10-Nov-2012 10:33
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Do you have it in a case, or is it nude?

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  Reply # 715115 10-Nov-2012 12:43
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khull: Been about 3 weeks and my iPhone has shown signs of wear you'd see after months of normal use.


Interesting, where are the signs of wear? Mine is doing the same thing and it is the top of the mid-frame....have mine wrapped in cotton wool!!!





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