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  # 983104 10-Feb-2014 00:27
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Hey guys, I have got a couple of them from the US, I put them for sale in the Offers and Wanted forum. I liked this phone over the Nexus 5, but I'm working on an Arduino project and I need NFC so I might get myself a Nexus 5 after all.

When buying this phone, make sure you get the Global GSM version! This is the version that supports 900 like 2degrees.

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  # 983563 10-Feb-2014 19:21
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Wade:

If I get her a moto G i will work out someway to link that 50gb bonus to my Google account.

If you want the 50gb just sign in with your google account on the first time setup and start the google drive app and go through the setup menu.
Then you can reset the phone or remove your google account and sign in with her google account.

 
 
 
 


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  # 985209 12-Feb-2014 15:53
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I am after getting 2 Moto G  16GB ones from Amazon, but I need the flip cases so I have to wait,
but how can it be done avoiding GST, ? order one phone one week and the next in 2 weeks..?

The Dual Sim version would nice to have but how does that affect Battery life.?

Thanks.



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  # 985235 12-Feb-2014 16:04
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A family member of mine was looking at the Moto G in a 2degrees store on the weekend. They would have bought one, except we couldn't find a way to hide the icons showing the second sim status on the right hand side of the notification bar. Regardless of the second sim being enabled/disabled, the icons would always be there.

Annoying enough to be a deal breaker, as family member has no interest in using the phone with 2 sims and does not want such a constantly cluttered notification bar.

Does anyone know how to remove those? Or if they appear in a single-sim version of the phone?


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  # 985253 12-Feb-2014 16:29
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I ordered a Moto G from JB-Hifi on Monday and it has arrived today. I am so happy with my purchase and am about to go down to telecom to get my sim changed to a micro sim.




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  # 985258 12-Feb-2014 16:37
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Zipdisk: I am after getting 2 Moto G  16GB ones from Amazon, but I need the flip cases so I have to wait,
but how can it be done avoiding GST, ? order one phone one week and the next in 2 weeks..?

The Dual Sim version would nice to have but how does that affect Battery life.?

Thanks.




My wife has the dual SIM version with only one SIM.  Battery lasts two days plus.  See has no problem with the second SIM icon at the top.   Maybe some people are too picky about these things..




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  # 985305 12-Feb-2014 17:26
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I've stuck a single-SIM 16GB version into the Offers & wanted HERE if anyone wants one.





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  # 985327 12-Feb-2014 17:58
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heapsort: A family member of mine was looking at the Moto G in a 2degrees store on the weekend. They would have bought one, except we couldn't find a way to hide the icons showing the second sim status on the right hand side of the notification bar. Regardless of the second sim being enabled/disabled, the icons would always be there.

Annoying enough to be a deal breaker, as family member has no interest in using the phone with 2 sims and does not want such a constantly cluttered notification bar.

Does anyone know how to remove those? Or if they appear in a single-sim version of the phone?



Standard Bug lots of comments on Whirlpool forum but no fixes, may be you have to root the phone to get rid of it..

Try the xda forums 


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  # 986541 13-Feb-2014 07:31
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Not sure what the big deal is about the empty SIM showing, its only $5 for a 2Deg card or try an old dead card to get rid of the notification.

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  # 986683 13-Feb-2014 11:52
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Zipdisk: I am after getting 2 Moto G  16GB ones from Amazon, but I need the flip cases so I have to wait,
but how can it be done avoiding GST, ? order one phone one week and the next in 2 weeks..?



Thanks.





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  # 986693 13-Feb-2014 12:40
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Is there a Global Dual Sim 16gb version I can buy in NZ? I want the phone to still work when I travel so global version is a must. Dual sim just a nice extra, not needed if there isn't one available

Just managed to destroy my Lumia 520 so looking for a new phone asap :(

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  # 986703 13-Feb-2014 12:54
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mejoblogg5: Is there a Global Dual Sim 16gb version I can buy in NZ? I want the phone to still work when I travel so global version is a must. Dual sim just a nice extra, not needed if there isn't one available

Just managed to destroy my Lumia 520 so looking for a new phone asap :(


Look a few posts above yours if you can live with a single-SIM.





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  # 986719 13-Feb-2014 13:27
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What bands would say.... this jbhifi one support? http://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/mobile-phones/mobiles-outright/motorola-moto-g-white-flip-cover/75885

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  # 986727 13-Feb-2014 14:00
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mejoblogg5: Is there a Global Dual Sim 16gb version I can buy in NZ? I want the phone to still work when I travel so global version is a must. Dual sim just a nice extra, not needed if there isn't one available

Just managed to destroy my Lumia 520 so looking for a new phone asap :(


Try MobiCity they have the dual sim version. 

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  # 986730 13-Feb-2014 14:03
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Zipdisk: I am after getting 2 Moto G  16GB ones from Amazon, but I need the flip cases so I have to wait,
but how can it be done avoiding GST, ? order one phone one week and the next in 2 weeks..?



Thanks.


If you are using YouShop, they won't combine the two packages, even if they arrive at the same day but you can pay for both together. However, Customs will charge you for all the packages that arrives at the same time. 

The solution is:

Order the phone for now before it sells out again! Then when the covers are back in stock order the other one.

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