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  # 1385158 10-Sep-2015 18:50
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mrtoken: We already have the lease/upgrade thing for new phones via the telcos (currently 2degrees and vodafone).  Also sounds like spark might be doing something soon as well.


Lease option with Vodafone?!? Haven't heard of that??




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  # 1385227 10-Sep-2015 20:14
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I'll be ordering direct from Apple but I'll be in Australia over the school holidays when it's likely to arrive. Can I trust the guys at work to keep it safe? If I wait to order until I get back, will there be a massive waiting time?




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# 1385231 10-Sep-2015 20:21
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littleheaven: I'll be ordering direct from Apple but I'll be in Australia over the school holidays when it's likely to arrive. Can I trust the guys at work to keep it safe? If I wait to order until I get back, will there be a massive waiting time?


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  # 1385236 10-Sep-2015 20:37
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littleheaven: I'll be ordering direct from Apple but I'll be in Australia over the school holidays when it's likely to arrive. Can I trust the guys at work to keep it safe? If I wait to order until I get back, will there be a massive waiting time?


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LOL, thanks for the offer. I can probably get my boss to hold it for me. She owes me one since she's making me redundant tomorrow. Hence the need for a new phone, so I can use my old one for my new business.




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  # 1385358 11-Sep-2015 08:26
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nzkiwiman: Can someone remind me of the price of the iPhone 6 16GB and 64GB at launch and then say 2 months ago?
They are $1000 and $1200 now


Launch day:

iPhone 6 16GB - $999
iPhone 6 64GB - $1149
iPhone 6 128GB - $1299

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Price increased 9/03/2015

iPhone 6 16GB - $1079 (+$80)
iPhone 6 64GB - $1249 (+$100)
iPhone 6 128GB - $1429 (+$130)


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So the the new prices did go down a little bit from the price increases in March BUT are either the same or $50 more compared to the original prices a year ago



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  # 1385476 11-Sep-2015 10:07
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nzkiwiman:
Launch day:

iPhone 6 16GB - $999
iPhone 6 64GB - $1149
iPhone 6 128GB - $1299

Edit:

Price increased 9/03/2015

iPhone 6 16GB - $1079 (+$80)
iPhone 6 64GB - $1249 (+$100)
iPhone 6 128GB - $1429 (+$130)


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So the the new prices did go down a little bit from the price increases in March BUT are either the same or $50 more compared to the original prices a year ago


I don't think so. I am interested in the iPhone 6s 64Gb and this is now $1400. Based on the above that's a $150 increase on previous prices, or $250 increase on previous launch.

I have to admit I have some reservations about whether it's worth upgrading my 5S at this price, but as others have pointed out the dollar has dropped enough that we're probably going to have to expect price increases like this on all imported goods.

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  # 1385720 11-Sep-2015 15:04
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I'm ordering the 6s 64GB in rose gold tomorrow. My boss is going to babysit it for me if it turns up at work while I'm overseas. Having looked at how much storage I use on my 5, and with what I've read about app thinning, I'm pretty confident I won't need a bigger one than that.




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nzkiwiman:
Launch day:

iPhone 6 16GB - $999
iPhone 6 64GB - $1149
iPhone 6 128GB - $1299

Edit:

Price increased 9/03/2015

iPhone 6 16GB - $1079 (+$80)
iPhone 6 64GB - $1249 (+$100)
iPhone 6 128GB - $1429 (+$130)


Thanking you
So the the new prices did go down a little bit from the price increases in March BUT are either the same or $50 more compared to the original prices a year ago


I don't think so. I am interested in the iPhone 6s 64Gb and this is now $1400. Based on the above that's a $150 increase on previous prices, or $250 increase on previous launch.

I have to admit I have some reservations about whether it's worth upgrading my 5S at this price, but as others have pointed out the dollar has dropped enough that we're probably going to have to expect price increases like this on all imported goods.


I was checking out the prices of the 6 (not the 6S) compared to launch day, to see if they went down now that a new version has been released.
I am after an update to a iPhone 4, and was hoping to score an iPhone 6 for cheaper than it was a year ago. 
I really do not like paying $1k (or more) for a phone.

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  # 1385825 11-Sep-2015 17:42
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littleheaven: I'm ordering the 6s 64GB in rose gold tomorrow. My boss is going to babysit it for me if it turns up at work while I'm overseas. Having looked at how much storage I use on my 5, and with what I've read about app thinning, I'm pretty confident I won't need a bigger one than that.


Just be aware that if you are going to use it for a lot of 4K filming, you will quickly use up quuiiiite a bit of space..




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Did anyone else get an email about the mini me thing?
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jarledb:
littleheaven: I'm ordering the 6s 64GB in rose gold tomorrow. My boss is going to babysit it for me if it turns up at work while I'm overseas. Having looked at how much storage I use on my 5, and with what I've read about app thinning, I'm pretty confident I won't need a bigger one than that.


Just be aware that if you are going to use it for a lot of 4K filming, you will quickly use up quuiiiite a bit of space..


Yes, true. However I have nothing capable of playing at 4K so I will likely shoot any video at the default HD 30fps. I don't shoot much video, to be honest. Then again, for an extra $200 you do get double the storage which is a big leap. Ah, dilemmas.




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  # 1385856 11-Sep-2015 18:27
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littleheaven:
jarledb:
littleheaven: I'm ordering the 6s 64GB in rose gold tomorrow. My boss is going to babysit it for me if it turns up at work while I'm overseas. Having looked at how much storage I use on my 5, and with what I've read about app thinning, I'm pretty confident I won't need a bigger one than that.


Just be aware that if you are going to use it for a lot of 4K filming, you will quickly use up quuiiiite a bit of space..


Yes, true. However I have nothing capable of playing at 4K so I will likely shoot any video at the default HD 30fps. I don't shoot much video, to be honest. Then again, for an extra $200 you do get double the storage which is a big leap. Ah, dilemmas.


It will likely be 4k at 30fps, not 60fps, and I doubt the files will be 4x the size of HD. I suspect it will quite a low bit rate. My DSLR type of 4K digital camera has a 100MBit/s rate, but I can't see the iphones being that high. But hte benfit of shooting 4k, is that you can downsize it to HD, and it should produce a far sharper HD video with more informtion in it.

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littleheaven:
jarledb:
littleheaven: I'm ordering the 6s 64GB in rose gold tomorrow. My boss is going to babysit it for me if it turns up at work while I'm overseas. Having looked at how much storage I use on my 5, and with what I've read about app thinning, I'm pretty confident I won't need a bigger one than that.


Just be aware that if you are going to use it for a lot of 4K filming, you will quickly use up quuiiiite a bit of space..


Yes, true. However I have nothing capable of playing at 4K so I will likely shoot any video at the default HD 30fps. I don't shoot much video, to be honest. Then again, for an extra $200 you do get double the storage which is a big leap. Ah, dilemmas.


It will likely be 4k at 30fps, not 60fps, and I doubt the files will be 4x the size of HD. I suspect it will quite a low bit rate. My DSLR type of 4K digital camera has a 100MBit/s rate, but I can't see the iphones being that high. But hte benfit of shooting 4k, is that you can downsize it to HD, and it should produce a far sharper HD video with more informtion in it.


I Googled it and 9to5 Mac stated 4K at 30 fps and a minute equalled 375MB. Not too space-hogging, but a 16GB would probably struggle.




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  # 1385889 11-Sep-2015 19:28
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Apple have stated that are doing 4K a bit different, as in they are taking full frame 8MP. So their files will end up rather large.



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tardtasticx: Did anyone else get an email about the mini me thing?
Details are so vague. Do we get a number in a queue if we pre-register for that?


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