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  Reply # 926001 1-Nov-2013 20:15
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2DegreesCare: Nexus 5 coming soon, $699, 24 month warranty


Great price, I will be in for that.  I would prefer the 32GB model so if you could check what the status of that is then even better.  If not, then I will settle for the 16GB.  Will be watching the online store.  I follow the Twitter feed too so I assume it will be announced there?  Don't want to miss the initial shipment.

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  Reply # 926009 1-Nov-2013 20:29
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Warehouse Stationery taking pre orders from Tuesday apparently.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 926034 1-Nov-2013 21:45
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Am I right in remembering that 2D was the only carrier who sold the N4 last time? If so, likely to be the same again this time? Was there a particular reason the other telcos never got hold of them officially?

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  Reply # 926036 1-Nov-2013 22:00
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old3eyes:
jeffnz:
langers1972: What a rip off, $399AUD is equivalent to $457NZD.

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add freight , GST and CGA and how does that look :)


If your talking AU. then GST will be in the $399 price add another 5% for NZ. Freight most likely $10 to any part of Ozz.  CGA. Well they don't have one   but I can't see that being worth about $200 here in NZ..


AU does have something quite similar to our CGA

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  Reply # 926039 1-Nov-2013 22:06
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2DegreesCare: Nexus 5 coming soon, $699, 24 month warranty


Told you guys it would be cheaper :D Still not 32gb confirmation though which is unfortunate.

It's not too long to wait till release too, but if you guys are anything like /r/android, every day will be agony :p

For the bargain hunters who can wait even longer, watch for Noel Leeming 20% off "big brands" sales, they do them every now and then. Harvey Norman is worth the watch too. If the timing is right, it'll be cheaper than WHS and then you can get WHS to beat it by 5%. So it'll be 699 less 20% = $599.20 less 5% = $531.24.

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  Reply # 926078 1-Nov-2013 23:08
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eXDee:
2DegreesCare: Nexus 5 coming soon, $699, 24 month warranty


Told you guys it would be cheaper :D Still not 32gb confirmation though which is unfortunate.

It's not too long to wait till release too, but if you guys are anything like /r/android, every day will be agony :p

For the bargain hunters who can wait even longer, watch for Noel Leeming 20% off "big brands" sales, they do them every now and then. Harvey Norman is worth the watch too. If the timing is right, it'll be cheaper than WHS and then you can get WHS to beat it by 5%. So it'll be 699 less 20% = $599.20 less 5% = $531.24.


You mean $559.20? Anyways exactly what I was thinking and for that price its a great buy given the specs




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  Reply # 926084 1-Nov-2013 23:25
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That amount is actually not right either but sorry to be a dick about it...close enough :) agree with you guys are saying. There were some good deals on in December for the Nexus 4 last year. Looking forward to it! I just hope the camera is better than all previous Nexus phones. It'd always a bit of a let down...but not enough to move me away from these Nexus devices :)

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  Reply # 926109 2-Nov-2013 00:57
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sidders80:
eXDee:
2DegreesCare: Nexus 5 coming soon, $699, 24 month warranty


Told you guys it would be cheaper :D Still not 32gb confirmation though which is unfortunate.

It's not too long to wait till release too, but if you guys are anything like /r/android, every day will be agony :p

For the bargain hunters who can wait even longer, watch for Noel Leeming 20% off "big brands" sales, they do them every now and then. Harvey Norman is worth the watch too. If the timing is right, it'll be cheaper than WHS and then you can get WHS to beat it by 5%. So it'll be 699 less 20% = $599.20 less 5% = $531.24.


You mean $559.20? Anyways exactly what I was thinking and for that price its a great buy given the specs

 

Whoops typo there, thats meant to be a 5 not a 9. Yes $559.20 for that middle figure once you take 20% off

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  Reply # 926143 2-Nov-2013 07:52
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2DegreesCare: 16GB. Full details so far - $699 with a 24 month warranty, 16GB, International version and available in black and white.  More details will be coming soon. Please keep an eye on our website and online store - https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/shop 

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Is it an "unmodified" phone? I remember an uproar when the Vodafone Nexus One didn't get updates until Vodafone approved them, and just want to check that that's not the case with you guys.

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  Reply # 926150 2-Nov-2013 08:25
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Behodar:
2DegreesCare: 16GB. Full details so far - $699 with a 24 month warranty, 16GB, International version and available in black and white.  More details will be coming soon. Please keep an eye on our website and online store - https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/shop 

Cheers
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Is it an "unmodified" phone? I remember an uproar when the Vodafone Nexus One didn't get updates until Vodafone approved them, and just want to check that that's not the case with you guys.


My nexus 4 is a 2degrees one and i have had updates within 2 weeks of a release of updates from google.  Well within the standard update times google says the roll out takes, had the last update within 5 days if I remember correctly

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  Reply # 926155 2-Nov-2013 09:04
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Well, I was planning to cancel my order from the Play Store because I was honestly expecting the launch price in NZ to be much higher, but it says I can't because it's preparing to ship. Ah well, still a good price and as if I'd be using LTE in NZ much without spending a loooot of money

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  Reply # 926181 2-Nov-2013 10:27
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Behodar:
2DegreesCare: 16GB. Full details so far - $699 with a 24 month warranty, 16GB, International version and available in black and white.  More details will be coming soon. Please keep an eye on our website and online store - https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/shop 

Cheers
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Is it an "unmodified" phone? I remember an uproar when the Vodafone Nexus One didn't get updates until Vodafone approved them, and just want to check that that's not the case with you guys.


The 2degrees Nexus 5 is a stock standard Android device. 

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  Reply # 926188 2-Nov-2013 10:50
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2DegreesCare:
Behodar:
2DegreesCare: 16GB. Full details so far - $699 with a 24 month warranty, 16GB, International version and available in black and white.  More details will be coming soon. Please keep an eye on our website and online store - https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/shop 

Cheers
^POB  

Is it an "unmodified" phone? I remember an uproar when the Vodafone Nexus One didn't get updates until Vodafone approved them, and just want to check that that's not the case with you guys.


The 2degrees Nexus 5 is a stock standard Android device. 


I hope there will be some attractive corporate plans:-)




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  Reply # 926193 2-Nov-2013 10:58
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2DegreesCare: The 2degrees Nexus 5 is a stock standard Android device. 

Excellent, thanks :)

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  Reply # 926225 2-Nov-2013 12:22
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walt12:
2DegreesCare: Nexus 5 coming soon, $699, 24 month warranty


Great price, I will be in for that.  I would prefer the 32GB model so if you could check what the status of that is then even better.  If not, then I will settle for the 16GB.  Will be watching the online store.  I follow the Twitter feed too so I assume it will be announced there?  Don't want to miss the initial shipment.


Why do you guys say that this is such a great price??  If you buy at that price you're just rewarding their greed..   The N4 was  discounted from $799 to $499 after a couple of months as I suspect sales were  not good.   A  NZ$500 would be about correct  unless LG NZ  is creaming it as well..




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