Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1003 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 102


Topic # 79194 14-Mar-2011 17:55
Send private message

Thought I'd post this here as it might be missed on Android forum:

langers1972: $469 at Warehouse Stationary now
 

Create new topic
3546 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 121

Trusted

  Reply # 448287 14-Mar-2011 18:00
Send private message

Good bargain!

524 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 65

Trusted

  Reply # 448733 15-Mar-2011 23:02
Send private message

Maybe even better, you can now buy it for $399 at Warehouse Stationery as long as you buy a $150 top-up at the same time. ($549 all up). I took advantage of the last $150 top-up deal when I bought my P500 and was on pre-pay.

Now that I'm on Postpay, can I use a $150 top-up voucher as a credit on my Postpay account?

See: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=74072&page_no=20#448723

 
 
 
 




1003 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 102


  Reply # 448763 16-Mar-2011 08:44
Send private message

Yeah, the $469 promo has gone off the website even though it said it was valid until end of March

331 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


Reply # 448769 16-Mar-2011 08:46
Send private message

Awesome deal for the phone, Unfortunately bought mine last Friday for $550! Still a great phone though. Downgraded from a iPhone, didn't seem like too much of a downgrade at all! When was that special though? Went Friday after buying the phone from 2Degrees to Warehouse stationary and there was no mention of it?

14 posts

Geek


  Reply # 449565 18-Mar-2011 13:34

Bought one today from Stationary Warehouse, the deal must be finished because the listed price in-store was $549. However, I got it for $399 with the $150 top up. Just finished charging and I'm about to turn it on.... sweet!

2715 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 133

Trusted

  Reply # 449581 18-Mar-2011 13:55
Send private message

It did actually cost you $549 right?




Lead Consultant @Intergen
All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.


14 posts

Geek


  Reply # 449599 18-Mar-2011 14:18

Yeah, $399 is the cost of the phone when you purchase a $150 2Degree top up. So $549 all up. If you don't purchase the top up then the phone is $549 anyway, so it makes sense to get the $150 top up as well. I asked at Dick Smith is they had the same promotion running, but the sales guy said he wasn't aware of it but if I got a quote then they'd match the offer.

Upgraded from the first Ideos, the U8150. Just started playing around with the X5 now - so far I'm loving the bigger, sharper screen and faster processor. It comes with Swype as the default keyboard, which I'm not really into yet... maybe I'll try it later, for now though I think I'll stick with the stock android keyboard.


2715 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 133

Trusted

  Reply # 449607 18-Mar-2011 14:25
Send private message

Swype is awesome, just give it a go for a bit longer and remember you can hunt and peck if you have to.




Lead Consultant @Intergen
All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Vodafone TV — television in the cloud
Posted 17-Oct-2017 19:29


Nokia 8 review: Classy midrange pure Android phone
Posted 16-Oct-2017 07:27


Why carriers might want to embrace Commerce Commission study, MVNOs
Posted 13-Oct-2017 09:42


Fitbit launches Ionic, its health and fitness smartwatch
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:52


Xero launches machine learning automation to improve coding accuracy for small businesses
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:45


Bank of New Zealand uses Intel AI to detect financial crime
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:39


Sony launches Xperia XZ1, a smartphone with real-time 3D capture
Posted 11-Oct-2017 10:26


Notes on Nokia’s phone comeback
Posted 10-Oct-2017 10:06


Air New Zealand begins Inflight Wi-Fi rollout
Posted 9-Oct-2017 20:16


The latest mobile phones in perspective
Posted 9-Oct-2017 18:34


Review: Acronis True Image 2018 — serious backup
Posted 8-Oct-2017 11:22


Lenovo launches ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25
Posted 7-Oct-2017 23:16


Less fone, more tech as Vodafone gets brand make-over
Posted 6-Oct-2017 08:16


API Talent Achieves AWS MSP Partner Status
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:20


Stellar Consulting Group now a Domo Partner
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:03



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.