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  Reply # 828703 31-May-2013 11:38
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Krishant007: anyone asks me if they should get extended warranty, i usually just say no. Warranty is where the companies make their money back..

do you expect to keep this phone for more than 2 years? if you do, it might be worth it for you to spend an extra 80 bucks to get the warranty so you can have peace of mind. also makes the resale value of the phone higher as well


In my experience there is no need for extended warranties unless they cover things like broken screens,  there's almost nothing that's going to go wrong outside of the normal warranty period that the extended warranty will provide any benefit for.




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  Reply # 828706 31-May-2013 11:40
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mw095: Can someone please enlighten me on the differences between a "Telecom XT" HTC One vs. an unlocked HTC One. Are the hardware/radios the same or does Telecom only apply their branding on the software on their version?


There is no Telecom branding on the HTC One.

All that happens is when you put in the Telecom sim you get a couple of Telecom buttons on the screen.




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  Reply # 828709 31-May-2013 11:42
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Technofreak:
mw095: Can someone please enlighten me on the differences between a "Telecom XT" HTC One vs. an unlocked HTC One. Are the hardware/radios the same or does Telecom only apply their branding on the software on their version?


There is no Telecom branding on the HTC One.

All that happens is when you put in the Telecom sim you get a couple of Telecom buttons on the screen.


Mine asked me whether I wanted to install the Telecom apps. I chose no. Boom, totally clean Android.

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  Reply # 828712 31-May-2013 11:44
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mw095: Can someone please enlighten me on the differences between a "Telecom XT" HTC One vs. an unlocked HTC One. Are the hardware/radios the same or does Telecom only apply their branding on the software on their version?


Hi I would also like to know the answer to above and what's the difference between htc one telecom vs Vodafone? And can I use either of them with a 2 degrees sim? Thanks! Really keeping getting the deal from noel leming

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  Reply # 828714 31-May-2013 11:46
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mw095: Can someone please enlighten me on the differences between a "Telecom XT" HTC One vs. an unlocked HTC One. Are the hardware/radios the same or does Telecom only apply their branding on the software on their version?


Hi I would also like to know the answer to above and what's the difference between htc one telecom vs Vodafone? And can I use either of them with a 2 degrees sim? Thanks! Really keeping getting the deal from noel leming


Yes you can. No difference between the two.

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  Reply # 828737 31-May-2013 11:55
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kepster:
mw095: Can someone please enlighten me on the differences between a "Telecom XT" HTC One vs. an unlocked HTC One. Are the hardware/radios the same or does Telecom only apply their branding on the software on their version?


Hi I would also like to know the answer to above and what's the difference between htc one telecom vs Vodafone? And can I use either of them with a 2 degrees sim? Thanks! Really keeping getting the deal from noel leming


Yes you can. No difference between the two.


Thanks!

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  Reply # 828777 31-May-2013 12:30
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HTC One $749.25 @ Warehouse Stationary price matched NL + 5% discount. Waiting on SIM swap. So far so good.

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  Reply # 828779 31-May-2013 12:37
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browned: HTC One $749.25 @ Warehouse Stationary price matched NL + 5% discount. Waiting on SIM swap. So far so good.


Bargain

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  Reply # 828871 31-May-2013 16:04
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browned: HTC One $749.25 @ Warehouse Stationary price matched NL + 5% discount. Waiting on SIM swap. So far so good.


What's the deal with getting price matching at Warehouse Stationary? Do you just shown them the price on Noel Leeming's website?

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  Reply # 828873 31-May-2013 16:07
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yup. pretty much. they just need evidence of the price that is being offered. show them the website and they will be happy to match and beat it

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  Reply # 828891 31-May-2013 16:39
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Now that these have been out for a few weeks, can anyone comment on battery life compared
to other phones you have owned?

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  Reply # 828908 31-May-2013 16:53
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Brunzy: Now that these have been out for a few weeks, can anyone comment on battery life compared
to other phones you have owned?


much better than my galaxy nexus.. i can easily get 1.5 days use...



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  Reply # 828910 31-May-2013 17:02
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Krishant007: yup. pretty much. they just need evidence of the price that is being offered. show them the website and they will be happy to match and beat it


Yup, just did exactly that and picked up a Note 8. They have wifi instore so can check the website, it's 5% off on tech and up to 10% on most else. Kind of offsets having paid $810 for my One a month ago. Gotta be happy with the price you pay at the time people, tech always gets cheaper.




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  Reply # 828925 31-May-2013 18:10
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I see a google edition has been announced for release late June shipping with 4.2.2

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  Reply # 828930 31-May-2013 18:22
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Brunzy: Now that these have been out for a few weeks, can anyone comment on battery life compared
to other phones you have owned?


I don't find it any better or worse than the iPhone 4

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