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  # 707373 27-Oct-2012 10:58
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littleheaven: Well, after careful consideration I decided to get a "refurbished" 3 from the Apple Store while they're selling stock off cheap. Got a white 32GB Wi Fi for $675. In the end I decided that it would be such a huge step up from the 1 that I'd be delighted with it even if it doesn't have the A6 chip. I'm not a power user, mainly web browsing, email and Angry Birds (lol) so it's not like I need the extra grunt. I'll upgrade again a couple of models down the line, I think.


Thats a pretty awesome buy at that price.

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  # 707395 27-Oct-2012 11:53
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littleheaven: Well, after careful consideration I decided to get a "refurbished" 3 from the Apple Store while they're selling stock off cheap. Got a white 32GB Wi Fi for $675. In the end I decided that it would be such a huge step up from the 1 that I'd be delighted with it even if it doesn't have the A6 chip. I'm not a power user, mainly web browsing, email and Angry Birds (lol) so it's not like I need the extra grunt. I'll upgrade again a couple of models down the line, I think.


Thats a pretty awesome buy at that price.


Yes, I thought so. Thanks to those in this thread who provided the tip-off!




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  # 708187 29-Oct-2012 07:51
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I have decided 2 things over the weekend.

1, I need to get the Ipad 4, the smaller size just won't cut it.

2, I have to be patient and wait until atleast Christmas to purchase it.



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  # 708193 29-Oct-2012 08:25
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just had a look at the refurbished prices.

Pretty good prices !

They also replace the outter shell , good stuff.




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  # 708210 29-Oct-2012 09:19
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Any word on which retailers will be selling the iPad mini on Friday? Haven't seen anything on the YOOBEE, Dick Smith etc. websites.

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  # 708215 29-Oct-2012 09:36
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Benjip: Any word on which retailers will be selling the iPad mini on Friday? Haven't seen anything on the YOOBEE, Dick Smith etc. websites.


I called Dick Smith on Saturday and they said they'd be getting stock in "next week" so I'd say they're a good bet. Look on their store list for the ones with the Apple logo beside them.




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  # 708237 29-Oct-2012 10:21
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I asked at JB St Lukes, they said they would have stock of the Mini and the 4 on Friday. By the sounds of it, the Mini will be in shortish supply.

 
 
 
 


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  # 708292 29-Oct-2012 11:40
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Just called Yoobee in Newmarket. They said they can't promise anything since Apple is so tight-lipped but it's very likely that they'll have stock come Friday. No word on an early store opening or anything.

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  # 710590 1-Nov-2012 19:54
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So we still have no ideas where/when will the new iPad/mini will be available for sale here in NZ?

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  # 710829 2-Nov-2012 08:57
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Picked up my black iPad mini from JB Hi-fi in St Lukes at 8am this morning. It's beautiful!

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  # 710833 2-Nov-2012 09:02
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Benjip: Picked up my black iPad mini from JB Hi-fi in St Lukes at 8am this morning. It's beautiful!

Nice!
Going in there shortly for a gander.

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  # 710839 2-Nov-2012 09:13
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I too picked up a 16gb wifi from JB hifi in Wellington, they had a reasonable amount of stock apparantly, lots of white ones that no-one wants!
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  # 711033 2-Nov-2012 16:24
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Are people using cases? Are they being sold at the moment or no stock yet?

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  # 711046 2-Nov-2012 16:59
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So, what are they like? What do you guys think of the image quality and speed? I'm curious to see how they measure up to their larger counterpart.




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I had a look at one today, thought the screen quality was a bit average.

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