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Ultimate Geek


  # 737312 26-Dec-2012 11:16
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huckster:
fallen: Bought the nexus 4 for $607 from warehouse stationary. Now to get a case, anyone know where to get a decent case from?


Ditto (Wairau Park)


You guys are getting an awesome deal! And to think just a couple of weeks ago, some sold on TradeMe for $800+. Enjoy the new Nexus! :)

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Master Geek


  # 737318 26-Dec-2012 11:47
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huckster:
fallen: Bought the nexus 4 for $607 from warehouse stationary. Now to get a case, anyone know where to get a decent case from?


Ditto (Wairau Park)


I bought mine from Stationery ages ago and one of the salesperson did mentioned they have some cases & screen protector coming early Jan. I left my contact for them to contact me when it arrives.

I bought cases for my S3 from Ebay and ended up spending a lot of money on cases I didn't really like, rather wait for local retailer to have them.



 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  # 737342 26-Dec-2012 12:40
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fallen: Bought the nexus 4 for $607 from warehouse stationary. Now to get a case, anyone know where to get a decent case from?


I got mine from  http://nexus4cases.com/  and am very pleased with it.  Free postage and comes with a screen protector.

Put in the discount code 'NEXUS25' for 25% discount.

Or same place is:   http://caseitup.com/shop/nexus-4-case/

Get This Nexus 4 Case Now!

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  # 737697 27-Dec-2012 14:12
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I wasn't as crafty as some of you guys, so just ordered one from the Bond and Bond website on the 25th for $640. Payment cleared yesterday morning. Now waiting for the email to pick up.

Anyone similarly waiting, or have an idea of the wait time?

btw, first post. Hi all!

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Ultimate Geek


  # 737735 27-Dec-2012 16:34
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playtech have them for $769

just ordered one online from them

i went to bond and bond, noel leeming and 2 degrees stores this morning and everyone was sold out, and i thought i would have to wait a while, so im glad now :)

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Master Geek


  # 737769 27-Dec-2012 18:11
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Anyone think the 8gb model will ever be released in NZ?

I don't need anywhere near 16gb storage with most of my stuff being in the cloud, so would prefer to save some cash and get the 8gb model which I feel is far better bang for buck.

Thinking it's unlikely if we are starting to see all this 16gb NZ stock showing up.

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  # 737778 27-Dec-2012 18:17
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myndlyz: playtech have them for $769

just ordered one online from them

i went to bond and bond, noel leeming and 2 degrees stores this morning and everyone was sold out, and i thought i would have to wait a while, so im glad now :)


You can still order online from noels for 640


 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek


  # 737779 27-Dec-2012 18:18
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Well it's too late now lol

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Master Geek


  # 737783 27-Dec-2012 18:39
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profrink: Anyone think the 8gb model will ever be released in NZ?

I don't need anywhere near 16gb storage with most of my stuff being in the cloud, so would prefer to save some cash and get the 8gb model which I feel is far better bang for buck.

Thinking it's unlikely if we are starting to see all this 16gb NZ stock showing up.


It's not likely. The Nexus 7 wasn't available in 8GB either, and the 16GB is being phased out after the release of the 32GB.

The 8GB has been in much higher demand on the play store, but if you're able to snag one when more stock opens up, that's your best bet as the 8GB model falls under the $400 GST threshold.

Even if the 8GB is sold here, I doubt it will be any cheaper than the current Noel Leeming price, which is a steal really, considering the $799 RRP.

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Wannabe Geek


  # 737907 28-Dec-2012 00:11

Hey bilboabaggins,

I ordered from Noel Leeming on the 24th (which I think is the same parent company as Bond and Bond).

I went into a store earlier (morning of the 27th) to ask for info regarding the wait time, after getting a generic "Processing" email on Boxing Day.

They said that mine would be sent out from the supplier sometime on the 27th and would arrive at the store (as I elected to have it delivered there rather than my home) in a day or two.

Not that there's any certainties in this game, but I figure yours will only be a day or two behind mine.

Hope it arrives soon!

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Master Geek


  # 737924 28-Dec-2012 07:18
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shaunyboy: Hey bilboabaggins,

I ordered from Noel Leeming on the 24th (which I think is the same parent company as Bond and Bond).

I went into a store earlier (morning of the 27th) to ask for info regarding the wait time, after getting a generic "Processing" email on Boxing Day.

They said that mine would be sent out from the supplier sometime on the 27th and would arrive at the store (as I elected to have it delivered there rather than my home) in a day or two.

Not that there's any certainties in this game, but I figure yours will only be a day or two behind mine.

Hope it arrives soon!


I bought 24th arrived yesterday love it
Battery life a problem these batteries dont need a good charge u can begin using right away so its defin the battery life

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Geek


  # 737927 28-Dec-2012 07:57
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Lolbooks:
shaunyboy: Hey bilboabaggins,

I ordered from Noel Leeming on the 24th (which I think is the same parent company as Bond and Bond).

I went into a store earlier (morning of the 27th) to ask for info regarding the wait time, after getting a generic "Processing" email on Boxing Day.

They said that mine would be sent out from the supplier sometime on the 27th and would arrive at the store (as I elected to have it delivered there rather than my home) in a day or two.

Not that there's any certainties in this game, but I figure yours will only be a day or two behind mine.

Hope it arrives soon!


I bought 24th arrived yesterday love it
Battery life a problem these batteries dont need a good charge u can begin using right away so its defin the battery life



I'm glad you guys got yours' so promptly. Fingers crosses I'll get mine today. It is rather exciting!

Slightly off-topic: has anyone had a go at cutting their sim down to a micro-sim? I heard (anecdotally) that some shops charge a ridiculous fee for it, so am keen to do it myself. Have found some guides online.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 737929 28-Dec-2012 07:59
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bilboabaggins:
Lolbooks:
shaunyboy: Hey bilboabaggins,

I ordered from Noel Leeming on the 24th (which I think is the same parent company as Bond and Bond).

I went into a store earlier (morning of the 27th) to ask for info regarding the wait time, after getting a generic "Processing" email on Boxing Day.

They said that mine would be sent out from the supplier sometime on the 27th and would arrive at the store (as I elected to have it delivered there rather than my home) in a day or two.

Not that there's any certainties in this game, but I figure yours will only be a day or two behind mine.

Hope it arrives soon!


I bought 24th arrived yesterday love it
Battery life a problem these batteries dont need a good charge u can begin using right away so its defin the battery life



I'm glad you guys got yours' so promptly. Fingers crosses I'll get mine today. It is rather exciting!

Slightly off-topic: has anyone had a go at cutting their sim down to a micro-sim? I heard (anecdotally) that some shops charge a ridiculous fee for it, so am keen to do it myself. Have found some guides online.


If you're in Auckland, mobile station does them for 5 bucks

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  # 737930 28-Dec-2012 08:00
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I tried 3 vf stores who had all sold out. They would have been free if in stock. Chopped my old one and fits perfectly. But I had another micro sim to use as a guide.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 737931 28-Dec-2012 08:00
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bilboabaggins:
Lolbooks:
shaunyboy: Hey bilboabaggins,

I ordered from Noel Leeming on the 24th (which I think is the same parent company as Bond and Bond).

I went into a store earlier (morning of the 27th) to ask for info regarding the wait time, after getting a generic "Processing" email on Boxing Day.

They said that mine would be sent out from the supplier sometime on the 27th and would arrive at the store (as I elected to have it delivered there rather than my home) in a day or two.

Not that there's any certainties in this game, but I figure yours will only be a day or two behind mine.

Hope it arrives soon!


I bought 24th arrived yesterday love it
Battery life a problem these batteries dont need a good charge u can begin using right away so its defin the battery life



I'm glad you guys got yours' so promptly. Fingers crosses I'll get mine today. It is rather exciting!

Slightly off-topic: has anyone had a go at cutting their sim down to a micro-sim? I heard (anecdotally) that some shops charge a ridiculous fee for it, so am keen to do it myself. Have found some guides online.


Yeap. Have been using a cut sim for almost a year. Where are you based? Happy to help if you want.

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