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Master Geek

# 110083 2-Oct-2012 21:31
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Hi there

My mother's after a new android phone and the Galaxy S2 is the one she's thinking about getting.

I was looking on the Vodafone website and it's on sale at the moment $499 vs $799 on Telecom and 2Degrees.

My question is - are these locked at all?  She wants to put her 2Degrees SIM into it.



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  # 695172 2-Oct-2012 21:35
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They won't be locked and should work perfectly fine with a 2Degrees SIM card. 

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  # 695191 2-Oct-2012 22:05
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To boot they are a fantastic device, reliable, super fast and well shaped and weighted with excellent support. Go for it!


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  # 695193 2-Oct-2012 22:08
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thats a really good price for brand new S2, I really liked mine,be nice to have the hardware from the S3 transplanted :)

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  # 695233 2-Oct-2012 23:22
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seems to be the new price.

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Master Geek

  # 695246 3-Oct-2012 00:11
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Just checked the buy price for our franchise. It looks like it has dropped across the board. I'm a bit confused with the pricing structure now, as no one will be buying the Ace Plus and S Advanced.

To mirror the other comments, they are excellent phones, and this is VERY good value.

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Ultimate Geek

  # 695273 3-Oct-2012 02:31
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I'd even be so bold to say that for most people looking for a Samsung Galaxy S model the Samsung Galaxy S II is the better option over Samsung Galaxy S III price vs function considered. NFC connection aside.

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Master Geek

  # 695286 3-Oct-2012 08:01
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Thanks for your feedback everyone. As a current S2 owner I know what a great phone it is (although I do have S3 envy ;))

The pricespy link was especially interesting.......


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  # 695885 3-Oct-2012 23:38
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You could grab for $475 @ Warehouse stationary with pricematch -5%, best deal.  This will work until they also lower their price to $499.

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  # 695895 3-Oct-2012 23:55
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DrStrangelove: I'd even be so bold to say that for most people looking for a Samsung Galaxy S model the Samsung Galaxy S II is the better option over Samsung Galaxy S III price vs function considered. NFC connection aside.

Although the s3 is now $799 on special at the warehouse which also is quite a good price.

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  # 695898 4-Oct-2012 00:40
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$759 @ WHS

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Ultimate Geek

  # 696038 4-Oct-2012 12:02
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The Galaxy Nexus at $515 (Pricespy) is really a better buy, nicer screen and no horrid Touchwiz nonsense, and will get more frequent updates. The camera on the Nexus is not that great though.

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