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  # 1013376 26-Mar-2014 19:20

It's just so pretty. So, so pretty.

I reviewed it. AMA. :)




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  # 1013437 26-Mar-2014 21:36
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NikT: It's just so pretty. So, so pretty.

I reviewed it. AMA. :)


I am drooling.....

Are we getting the Asian flavour with 2.5GHz or 2.3 here in NZ?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1013441 26-Mar-2014 21:47
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Unlocked boot loader? Custom ROMS a likelihood?


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  # 1013446 26-Mar-2014 21:51
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networkn: Unlocked boot loader? Custom ROMS a likelihood?


There is apparently going to be Developer Edition available as well with unlocked bootloader.

I'd say the normal retail version bootloader is still locked but can be unlocked with the usual warranty issue.



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  # 1013621 27-Mar-2014 08:43
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NikT: It's just so pretty. So, so pretty.

I reviewed it. AMA. :)


Disappointing. There is no video with your smooth voice. 




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  # 1013633 27-Mar-2014 08:58
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lokhor:
NikT: It's just so pretty. So, so pretty.

I reviewed it. AMA. :)


Disappointing. There is no video with your smooth voice. 


Wow that doesn't sound creepy at all :) 

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  # 1013758 27-Mar-2014 11:32

One thing I did take a moment to confirm is that the issue with SD cards & Samsung devices on 4.4.2 - being unable to create folders on the external SD with third party file explorer apps - is not present on the M8 when using ES File Explorer. This is a big deal for me, as I like to keep my music arranged just so. Friends with indie bands send me demos that need unzipping & moving to folders, & that's just not possible on iOS or Windows Phone (It is on Blackberry 10, funnily enough).


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NikT: It's just so pretty. So, so pretty.

I reviewed it. AMA. :)


I am drooling.....

Are we getting the Asian flavour with 2.5GHz or 2.3 here in NZ?


I would assume 2.3GHz - but alas, cannot confirm, as developer/evaluation units have ways of making sure one can't divulge exact specifications. Waiting on the internal spec sheet. ;)

networkn: Unlocked boot loader? Custom ROMS a likelihood?



As much as I'd be interested in finding out, some activities do exceed the acceptable parameters for an internal device review!




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  # 1013776 27-Mar-2014 11:47
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NikT:
I would assume 2.3GHz - but alas, cannot confirm, as developer/evaluation units have ways of making sure one can't divulge exact specifications. Waiting on the internal spec sheet. ;)



Looking forward to seeing some demo units instores to have a play with anyhow.

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  # 1013885 27-Mar-2014 14:25
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When can we expect to see pricing/availability options from Vodafone?

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  # 1013907 27-Mar-2014 14:40

Greekiwi: When can we expect to see pricing/availability options from Vodafone?


Should be more information very soon. :)




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  # 1013917 27-Mar-2014 15:09
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  # 1013923 27-Mar-2014 15:25
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Pricing from Noel Leeming is $1099 according to their website.

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  # 1013935 27-Mar-2014 15:32
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heavenlywild: Pricing from Noel Leeming is $1099 according to their website.


Wait for a 20% sale, then buy it from Warehouse Stationary at 25% off as they will price match plus another 5% off. That's about $824 I think.

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heavenlywild: Pricing from Noel Leeming is $1099 according to their website.


Wait for a 20% sale, then buy it from Warehouse Stationary at 25% off as they will price match plus another 5% off. That's about $824 I think.


Come on Easter!!!! That was how I got the m7 last year but I didn't go through Warehouse Stationery as they didn't have stock initially.

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mrgsm021: Are we getting the Asian flavour with 2.5GHz or 2.3 here in NZ?


Purely speculating here but it looks like Vodafone Australia is getting the 2.5GHz variant which supports the 700MHz FDD LTE so probably be a safe bet NZ is getting the same one?

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