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Topic # 154348 24-Oct-2014 22:29
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Hey guys
Is there any retail stores where I can purchase an iPhone 6 Plus Unlocked without having to wait 3 weeks :(
Seems like most stores don't have them yet and people are trying to sell them for ridiculous amounts on TradeMe

Cheers!

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  Reply # 1161816 24-Oct-2014 22:48
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Unlikely. My workmates Wife ordered one last week on the Apple site with the 3 week wait, it shipped today.

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  Reply # 1161821 24-Oct-2014 22:58
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It depends. What size and colour are you after?

I got a 64gb plus in white after 2 days, but I know a guy who's been waiting 2+ weeks for his black 64gb.




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  Reply # 1161840 24-Oct-2014 23:27
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Just the 16GB Space Grey or Silver

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  Reply # 1161971 25-Oct-2014 12:49
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It looks like 2 degrees are offering the iPhone 6 on an open term pay monthly plan, which means you can buy the phone and have to sign up to a monthly plan but can cancel that plan straight away, if you don't want to use 2 degrees. Not sure whether you'll find them physically in-stock though.

Vodafone are only offering them on 24 month contract at the moment. 

Spark's stupid new website won't even let me check without having to make an account with them, which I'm prompted to do when clicking 'buy now' to see their pricing options.

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  Reply # 1161983 25-Oct-2014 14:23
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Vodafone is also offering 6 and 6+ on open term and interest free.I think its vodafone only who are offering 6+ at this stage on open term(2deg maybe) and interest free.

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  Reply # 1162205 26-Oct-2014 00:17
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I'm still weighing up whether I should go for the iPhone 6 Plus 128GB or the iPhone 6 128GB given that I've had a look at both but I wonder whether if I go for the iPhone 6 whether I'll be regretting not getting the bigger one later on. I measured up the screen on my HTC One M8 and the 4.7 is so close to that size and I'm pretty comfortable with the HTC One M8 size that maybe getting the smaller one is not only better but it avoids waiting the 3-4weeks that Apple is quoting on their website. All I can suggest regarding iPhone Plus stock in stores is whether the Plus is worth the weight because from what I understand there is quite the backlog globally and knowing how business works we're (in NZ) are probably playing second fiddle to the bigger markets.




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  Reply # 1162255 26-Oct-2014 09:28
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kawaii: I'm still weighing up whether I should go for the iPhone 6 Plus 128GB or the iPhone 6 128GB given that I've had a look at both but I wonder whether if I go for the iPhone 6 whether I'll be regretting not getting the bigger one later on. I measured up the screen on my HTC One M8 and the 4.7 is so close to that size and I'm pretty comfortable with the HTC One M8 size that maybe getting the smaller one is not only better but it avoids waiting the 3-4weeks that Apple is quoting on their website. All I can suggest regarding iPhone Plus stock in stores is whether the Plus is worth the weight because from what I understand there is quite the backlog globally and knowing how business works we're (in NZ) are probably playing second fiddle to the bigger markets.


You'll probably be waiting longer for the plus, but I can tell you it's worth it :D




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  Reply # 1162527 26-Oct-2014 18:59
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Flickky:
kawaii: I'm still weighing up whether I should go for the iPhone 6 Plus 128GB or the iPhone 6 128GB given that I've had a look at both but I wonder whether if I go for the iPhone 6 whether I'll be regretting not getting the bigger one later on. I measured up the screen on my HTC One M8 and the 4.7 is so close to that size and I'm pretty comfortable with the HTC One M8 size that maybe getting the smaller one is not only better but it avoids waiting the 3-4weeks that Apple is quoting on their website. All I can suggest regarding iPhone Plus stock in stores is whether the Plus is worth the weight because from what I understand there is quite the backlog globally and knowing how business works we're (in NZ) are probably playing second fiddle to the bigger markets.


You'll probably be waiting longer for the plus, but I can tell you it's worth it :D


True, I'm going to head back into Spark again to have a touch/feel/play because I also have to take into account that I'll be putting a 'Pad and Quill' case over the top which will make it bigger again. Honestly, I want a bigger screen than the old iPhone 5S but I have a feeling that maybe the Plus is probably a little too big for what I need.




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  Reply # 1162528 26-Oct-2014 19:03
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kawaii:
Flickky:
kawaii: I'm still weighing up whether I should go for the iPhone 6 Plus 128GB or the iPhone 6 128GB given that I've had a look at both but I wonder whether if I go for the iPhone 6 whether I'll be regretting not getting the bigger one later on. I measured up the screen on my HTC One M8 and the 4.7 is so close to that size and I'm pretty comfortable with the HTC One M8 size that maybe getting the smaller one is not only better but it avoids waiting the 3-4weeks that Apple is quoting on their website. All I can suggest regarding iPhone Plus stock in stores is whether the Plus is worth the weight because from what I understand there is quite the backlog globally and knowing how business works we're (in NZ) are probably playing second fiddle to the bigger markets.


You'll probably be waiting longer for the plus, but I can tell you it's worth it :D


True, I'm going to head back into Spark again to have a touch/feel/play because I also have to take into account that I'll be putting a 'Pad and Quill' case over the top which will make it bigger again. Honestly, I want a bigger screen than the old iPhone 5S but I have a feeling that maybe the Plus is probably a little too big for what I need.


Good idea I think... I've had a 6 Plus since launch day in Aussie, but am considering dropping down to a 6 due to the size



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  Reply # 1162571 26-Oct-2014 20:46
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Yeah
So I ended up just ordering one from Apple Store, 3-4 weeks yay..... :/ such a long wait at least it's unlocked

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  Reply # 1163437 28-Oct-2014 11:53

ipwnsnz: Yeah
So I ended up just ordering one from Apple Store, 3-4 weeks yay..... :/ such a long wait at least it's unlocked


All iPhones sold through official channels in NZ are unlocked. :)




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  Reply # 1163488 28-Oct-2014 12:32
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Sorry meant without contracts*

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  Reply # 1163490 28-Oct-2014 12:34
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I saw the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Harvey Norman yesterday. They appeared to be available for outright purchase.

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  Reply # 1165366 30-Oct-2014 22:19
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dclegg: I saw the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Harvey Norman yesterday. They appeared to be available for outright purchase.


Oh yeah, where exactly? I was just on their website and it says "Pre-paid/Outright stock will be available at a later date." Plus it said they are Spark phones. Thanks for any info!

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  Reply # 1165371 30-Oct-2014 22:32
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Mar1:
dclegg: I saw the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Harvey Norman yesterday. They appeared to be available for outright purchase.


Oh yeah, where exactly? I was just on their website and it says "Pre-paid/Outright stock will be available at a later date." Plus it said they are Spark phones. Thanks for any info!


Doesn't matter. They're all unlocked and exactly the same.

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