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  # 1018640 4-Apr-2014 16:29
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Povotron: Good point, I ordered it but as you say it'll probably be cancelled. Can you elaborate on the waiting weeks part?


DSE's online shop isn't exactly reputable. If you read some pricespy/facebook comments it seems as if the stock tracking is not real time and causes issues for many customers when these sort of deals come up. So even if it doesn't get cancelled you may be waiting quite a while for stock to come through even if you could go down to your local store and find that they have some.

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  # 1020195 7-Apr-2014 19:53
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One of my gripes, albeit not a biggie, is the Galaxy screens in sunlight and I struggle with my old stuffed eyes. If what is being said on Sammobile is correct the S5 screen is a lot better. I'm not sure its enough to make me upgrade and still holding on to the rumor there is a premium model due to be announced in May-ish




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  # 1020464 8-Apr-2014 10:34
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1-Day are selling the Galaxy S5 at midday for $899.  Order before 3pm and they have it couriered today.

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  # 1020523 8-Apr-2014 12:08
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nicnzl: 1-Day are selling the Galaxy S5 at midday for $899.  Order before 3pm and they have it couriered today.

Parellel import?

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  # 1020525 8-Apr-2014 12:09
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Yabanize:
nicnzl: 1-Day are selling the Galaxy S5 at midday for $899.  Order before 3pm and they have it couriered today.

Parellel import?


you would assume so

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  # 1020527 8-Apr-2014 12:12
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Of course they are

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  # 1020531 8-Apr-2014 12:16
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nicnzl: 1-Day are selling the Galaxy S5 at midday for $899.  Order before 3pm and they have it couriered today.


All stocks are allocated.

Pretty good price I must say

 
 
 
 


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  # 1020539 8-Apr-2014 12:20
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Asked this in another thread. do you think this would support 2degrees LTE? 1-day live chat gives confused answers.

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  # 1020682 8-Apr-2014 14:38
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Just received:


 

On Friday 11 April, the new Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone will be filling the shelves - and hands of Kiwis - across the country.  And as our ‘life companion’ they are part of a mission from Samsung to get Kiwis thinking about, and focused on their health and wellbeing.  

 

 

 

Samsung recently tried and tested the Galaxy S5 and wearables range in the gym, using an app called S Health found on the Galaxy S5.  The app was used by a range of media personalities to track performance in a variety of exercises ranging from running, boxing, tennis and yoga.  It was clear from the trial that the technology combined with the app would be useful tool to drive New Zealanders to maintain a level of fitness to keep them well and happy.

 

 

 

“I’ve been putting a number of people through their paces in high and low intensity training where we track their progress with the Galaxy S5 and the Gear wearables,” says Stefan Lecchi, Head of Handheld Portables at Samsung.  “They are able to see how many calories they burn, their heart rate, and then easily measure their food intake to make sure everything is on an even keel.  It takes all the guess work out – and actually helps sharpen their focus on what’s good for them, and how they’re meeting their goals,” says Lecchi.

 

 

 

Samsung is up for the challenge of getting us all to think about how we can live better, more healthily and still be able to stay up to date and in touch whether out on the road or on the job. 

 

 

 

Health app aside, the new GS5 has some other impressive features which give Kiwis a better all-round experience. 

 

 

 

Focus on the Galaxy S5

 

Resolution

 

If you’re exhausted from your training, have logged your evening meal, and packed away your presentation notes for the day, you can pop your feet up and enjoy TVNZ Ondemand on the Super AMOLED Full HD screen.  Samsung provides a range of exclusive Android content including the Barclay’s English Premier League, 3NOW and TVNZ Ondemand bringing the next phase of television detail to life on the GS5. 

 

 

 

Camera

 

The Galaxy S5 offers incredibly sharp pictures with a 16 mega pixel camera.  The GS5 offers the world’s fastest smartphone autofocus speed of up to 0.3 seconds and the advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR) reproduces natural light and colour with striking intensity at any circumstances.  Also the new Selective Focus feature allows users to focus on a specific area of an object while simultaneously blurring out the background.  This makes the Galaxy S5 the perfect choice for people who like to capture sporting moments. 

 

 

 

Safety

 

The new Galaxy S5 is certified IP67 making it dust proof, and water resistant up to a metre for 30 minutes.  It’s now safe to run in the rain or leave it by the pool.  And the dust proofing makes it ideal for everyone from mountain bikers through to farm workers.  It offers a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature.  In addition, users can be safe in the knowledge that Ultra Power Saving Mode enables them to stay in touch, even in an emergency, by extending battery life.  It scales back phone capabilities allowing access to only critical functionalities, giving you what you need to be safe and power efficient.

 

 

 

Fastest data speed experience

 

The Galaxy S5 offers blazingly fast data speeds for unrivalled media consumption and productivity, thanks to Download Booster, an innovative Wi-Fi technology for boosting data speed by bonding Wi-Fi and LTE 4G simultaneously. 

 

 

 

Kids mode

 

If your little ones like to take the reins of your phone, you can activate Kids Mode and keep your private information intact.  You can also set a time limit, so when your five-year-old says they’ve only played for a few minutes, you can keep them honest.

 

 

 

S Health

 

With the enhanced S Health 3.0, the new Galaxy S5 offers more tools to help people stay fit and well.  It provides a comprehensive personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behaviour, along with additional tools including a pedometer, diet and exercise records, and a new, built-in heart rate monitor.  Galaxy S5 users can further customise their experience with an enriched third party app ecosystem and the ability to pair with next generation Gear products for real-time fitness coaching.

 

 

 

Focus on wearable devices

 

You can stay in touch and on-trend while on the run thanks to new generation wearables that work in sync with the Galaxy S5.  For example, your music goes with you as does the ability to take pictures (in the case of the Gear 2) as you’re out for your daily run or bike ride.  It’s not only functional, it’s also good looking as you can change the strap to match your outfit.  That’s a thoughtful new detail that will appeal to those who need to look as good as they’re performing. 

 

 




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  # 1020704 8-Apr-2014 14:51
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benmurphy66: Asked this in another thread. do you think this would support 2degrees LTE? 1-day live chat gives confused answers.


You asked 1-day live chat this?

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  # 1022257 9-Apr-2014 16:45
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Remember if you don't like your S5, it will fight back!


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  # 1022389 9-Apr-2014 19:17
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Who got an S5 from 1Day? Stock was virtually nil within 15 minutes of 12pm yesterday. Please do an unboxing video :D




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# 1022421 9-Apr-2014 19:33
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Oops, I just accidentally a S5

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  # 1022690 10-Apr-2014 11:07
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Hey guys.

I am not buying a SGS5 however was wondering if anybody was doing a midnight launch? I enjoy reading blogs of people waiting in line and then the initial impressions of here new toys :)

If so could you point me in the direction or maybe some people here will be getting one at midnight and can keep us updated with pictures and what not :)

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I got the 1-day S5, says sent (Chch) but no sign yet. Saw promo about 12.10 and just refreshed until one came free. 

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