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  Reply # 812035 6-May-2013 13:59
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Nakedcity: I hope this doesn't jinx me...but

As of 6 May 2013 the phone is still working fine.





Am looking at getting one too. Did u get direct from site or a wholesaler website? 

How long did it take to arrive into NZ?



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  Reply # 812040 6-May-2013 14:01
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sep11guy:

Am looking at getting one too. Did u get direct from site or a wholesaler website? 

How long did it take to arrive into NZ?


http://www.zopomobileshop.com

About 10 days to arrive.

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  Reply # 812051 6-May-2013 14:04
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Nakedcity:
sep11guy:

Am looking at getting one too. Did u get direct from site or a wholesaler website? 

How long did it take to arrive into NZ?


http://www.zopomobileshop.com

About 10 days to arrive.


awsome thanks

did u buy any extra attachments like battery . screen protector etc.

Am just concerned in that area, cause its not a common phone so accessories are not readily available ? what u think?



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  Reply # 812052 6-May-2013 14:10
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sep11guy: 

awsome thanks

did u buy any extra attachments like battery . screen protector etc.

Am just concerned in that area, cause its not a common phone so accessories are not readily available ? what u think?



I got 2 screen protectors as the screen isn't gorilla glass or anything like that...I figured it was a good idea as I don't use cases.

I didn't get an extra battery.

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  Reply # 812053 6-May-2013 14:11
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Nakedcity:
sep11guy: 

awsome thanks

did u buy any extra attachments like battery . screen protector etc.

Am just concerned in that area, cause its not a common phone so accessories are not readily available ? what u think?



I got 2 screen protectors as the screen isn't gorilla glass or anything like that...I figured it was a good idea as I don't use cases.

I didn't get an extra battery.


Okiez !!!!!!!!

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  Reply # 812064 6-May-2013 14:24
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We are going to see some pretty cool tech coming out of China over the next few years.

Even their cars are starting to get reasonably good




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  Reply # 812068 6-May-2013 14:38
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this one is a good price and good specs the seller is reliable

http://www.mp4nation.net/smartphones/cubot-a6589s-android-4-2-smartphone-mtk6589-quad-core-5-8-hd-screen-black-grey

has anyone heard of them




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  Reply # 812114 6-May-2013 15:51
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I've been using a zopo zp300+ for a couple of months now. No complaints - other than the gps takes forever to connect (despite the settings)

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  Reply # 812156 6-May-2013 17:11
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ajobbins: We are going to see some pretty cool tech coming out of China over the next few years.

Even their cars are starting to get reasonably good


That's just because they rip off European cars and make an identical copy. Then name it the Ginsu XD4000 so it sounds like a set of steak knives.

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  Reply # 812197 6-May-2013 18:36
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their cars look good but often the drivetrain is that of a basic 1990 unit and most cars do not have any safety rating as I don't think it's required in China.

Your 30 grand would not last half the distance of a jap car but hey who knows on 10 years time ... Look at hyundai!

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  Reply # 812273 6-May-2013 20:21
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Your 30 grand would not last half the distance of a jap car but hey who knows on 10 years time ... Look at hyundai!


you could say the same about Samsung TV's




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  Reply # 812448 7-May-2013 00:22
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sbiddle: That's just because they rip off European cars and make an identical copy. Then name it the Ginsu XD4000 so it sounds like a set of steak knives.


That's so 2011 Steve :P They have levelled up now.

P.S. You may have angered them now. Those XT Huawei listening towers are sending your thoughts back through the great firewall




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  Reply # 812449 7-May-2013 00:23
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joker97: Your 30 grand would not last half the distance of a jap car but hey who knows on 10 years time ... Look at hyundai!


You're right, but they are innovating at a faster pace than probably anyone before them.




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  Reply # 812674 7-May-2013 11:38
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ajobbins:
joker97: Your 30 grand would not last half the distance of a jap car but hey who knows on 10 years time ... Look at hyundai!


You're right, but they are innovating at a faster pace than probably anyone before them.


Agree.  

And have a burgeoning middle class that is starting to use their own products...which helps push the quality up.

The old addage always applies: buyer beware.  China just produces more options, so there's more crap out there (and probably more good stuff).



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