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Topic # 127102 30-Jul-2013 09:33
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http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/WSL-B2C-Site/en_NZ/-/NZD/ViewOfferDetail-Product?ProductUUID=2G4KBTFxnKMAAAE7dr4pTM2l&CatalogCategoryID=sPkKBTFxKpEAAAE0rcNfL49S&JumpTo=OfferList

I am tempted because at that price, it's not much more than buying it from Google and for me that would involve California sales tax if I picked it up on my next trip.

I wonder if it's the version with the little bumpers on the base that inhibit scratching the base?

Otherwise wait to see what the N5 might be.





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  Reply # 869011 31-Jul-2013 07:00
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God at that price i would get it

You can't get many phones with 2gig of ram and quad core for under $500 (if any).

Plus it's the best phone i have ever had (a part from the nexus 1, god i loved that phone)

On the good side it should still get updates for another 1 - 2 years so android 5 etc will come out for it.



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  Reply # 869051 31-Jul-2013 08:57
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Sorry for ignorance but will it only work with a 2 Degrees SIM?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 869053 31-Jul-2013 08:58
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myopinion: Sorry for ignorance but will it only work with a 2 Degrees SIM?


Works on Team Red and Team Blue no worries :)




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  Reply # 869060 31-Jul-2013 09:08
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It's been $499 from 2 Degrees for a while now, you would have actually got it cheaper if you used the 2 degrees price to price match Warehouse stationary, would have came out at around $475.

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  Reply # 869079 31-Jul-2013 09:34
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The Sony Xperia V is $482 at Parallel...pretty good package and with LTE capability it should keep you future proofed for a while yet. I also had the original Nexus, loved that phone (it's still going strong as well)




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  Reply # 869333 31-Jul-2013 14:58
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I could have saved myself $10! Excellent phone, glad I invested in it.



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  Reply # 869536 31-Jul-2013 20:03
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macuser: It's been $499 from 2 Degrees for a while now, you would have actually got it cheaper if you used the 2 degrees price to price match Warehouse stationary, would have came out at around $475.


I was thinking of getting one for my daughter to replace her Nexus S. With shipping and CA sales tax, the US price is US$388 which is about NZ$490 so I might as well buy it here and take it over.




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  Reply # 869622 31-Jul-2013 22:38
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Arg, I got one of the first ones in the country that were at actual retail stores, not parallel imported, paid $799. Oh well, no regrets, still an amazing phone

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  Reply # 869667 1-Aug-2013 01:33
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michaelmurfy:
myopinion: Sorry for ignorance but will it only work with a 2 Degrees SIM?


Works on Team Red and Team Blue no worries :)

Do you think if I get crazy texting delays (hours to days) at random, then it could warrant an RMA? The network team says theres nothing wrong with their end but can see the delays happening, the sim has been replaced and no one else i know on telecom or with a nexus 4 on or off of telecom has this problem.

Don't worry, i won't quote you on it, just seeking opinion!

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  Reply # 869686 1-Aug-2013 08:15
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Seems like a great local price.

People who have a Nexus 4: is it still worth getting in your opinion?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I like the Android experience, but the hardware quality is quite poor and it feels like cheap plastic to hold. Is the Nexus 4 is a bit more robust in that department too?

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  Reply # 869690 1-Aug-2013 08:24
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JimmyCorrigan: Seems like a great local price.

People who have a Nexus 4: is it still worth getting in your opinion?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I like the Android experience, but the hardware quality is quite poor and it feels like cheap plastic to hold. Is the Nexus 4 is a bit more robust in that department too?


Galaxy nexus = samsung = cheap feeling phones

Nexus 4 = LG, not as good as some of HTC's phones but a lot better feel than any samsung out there.

Like i said before its the 2nd best phone i have had, the only thing that was better was the nexus 1, i loved the little roll ball on the nexus 1.





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  Reply # 869698 1-Aug-2013 08:36
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mrtoken:
JimmyCorrigan: Seems like a great local price.

People who have a Nexus 4: is it still worth getting in your opinion?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I like the Android experience, but the hardware quality is quite poor and it feels like cheap plastic to hold. Is the Nexus 4 is a bit more robust in that department too?


Galaxy nexus = samsung = cheap feeling phones

Nexus 4 = LG, not as good as some of HTC's phones but a lot better feel than any samsung out there.





Indeed.  Sort of hoping the next 'proper' Nexus will be an HTC. I know there is that Google Edition HTC One (and S4, no thank you), but they are still beholden to manufacturers doing the android updates at their discretion.  

This does seem like a great deal, though not sure for a nearly year-old phone if it isn't better waiting for this year's model. (2 Degrees might be clearing these for that reason. Or, perhaps they are not selling many as there is no manufacturer marketing for it like there is from Samsung and Apple)

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  Reply # 869709 1-Aug-2013 08:48
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JimmyCorrigan: Seems like a great local price.

People who have a Nexus 4: is it still worth getting in your opinion?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I like the Android experience, but the hardware quality is quite poor and it feels like cheap plastic to hold. Is the Nexus 4 is a bit more robust in that department too?


Just bought mine from WS, upgrading from a Nexus S. Man, what a difference. Same great/pure experience but no more lags. That thing is fast, really fast and feels great in your hand. At that price, totally worth it in my opinion. When you think about it, it's about 1/2 price of S4 or iPhone5 which to me are quite comparable...

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  Reply # 869890 1-Aug-2013 12:53
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gcorgnet:
JimmyCorrigan: Seems like a great local price.

People who have a Nexus 4: is it still worth getting in your opinion?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I like the Android experience, but the hardware quality is quite poor and it feels like cheap plastic to hold. Is the Nexus 4 is a bit more robust in that department too?


Just bought mine from WS, upgrading from a Nexus S. Man, what a difference. Same great/pure experience but no more lags. That thing is fast, really fast and feels great in your hand. At that price, totally worth it in my opinion. When you think about it, it's about 1/2 price of S4 or iPhone5 which to me are quite comparable...

Cheers


Thanks for that gcorgnet - sounds like it is still well worth it.  Might wait to see what the Motorola/Google annoucement is later in the week, but it's hard to imagine it will be a better deal than this one for the Nexus 4.

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  Reply # 869891 1-Aug-2013 12:53
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neoprint: Arg, I got one of the first ones in the country that were at actual retail stores, not parallel imported, paid $799. Oh well, no regrets, still an amazing phone


That's why I bought mine from a parallel importer rather than pay that rip off retail price..




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