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  Reply # 1161494 24-Oct-2014 16:13
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17.53MB update just came down for my Spark sourced Note 4

Cheers - N

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  Reply # 1161515 24-Oct-2014 16:37
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Talkiet: 17.53MB update just came down for my Spark sourced Note 4

Cheers - N


Likewise for 2D n4

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1161713 24-Oct-2014 20:12
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Noel Leeming had stocks in Wairau. I had a play with the floor model and have to say the screen is super impressive. Really strong colours and gorgeous resolution. Touchwiz did not lag much but as with Samsung usual occasional lag home screen scrolling. Lovely phone, wish it was water proof!

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  Reply # 1161771 24-Oct-2014 22:08
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Does anyone know what the deal with the Noel Leeming phone is that is on special this weekend? - https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/samsung-galaxy-note-4-black-galaxy-note-4-smartphone-black/prod133053.html  Apparently they have a different Vodafone version?

Does that mean it's somehow locked to only Spark sims?  Would you be able to just put a 2Degreees or Vodafone sim in it? 
Or does this just refer to the apps that are installed by default?

Any other deals spotted for Labour weekend?


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  Reply # 1161925 25-Oct-2014 09:00
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gmckinnell: Does anyone know what the deal with the Noel Leeming phone is that is on special this weekend? - https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/samsung-galaxy-note-4-black-galaxy-note-4-smartphone-black/prod133053.html  Apparently they have a different Vodafone version?

Does that mean it's somehow locked to only Spark sims?  Would you be able to just put a 2Degreees or Vodafone sim in it? 
Or does this just refer to the apps that are installed by default?

Any other deals spotted for Labour weekend?



The NL Labour Weekend specials (20%) exclude Samsung tablets. So the question now arises, is the Note 4 a phone or a tablet?




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  Reply # 1161950 25-Oct-2014 10:51
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Dingbatt:
gmckinnell: Does anyone know what the deal with the Noel Leeming phone is that is on special this weekend? - https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/samsung-galaxy-note-4-black-galaxy-note-4-smartphone-black/prod133053.html  Apparently they have a different Vodafone version?

Does that mean it's somehow locked to only Spark sims?  Would you be able to just put a 2Degreees or Vodafone sim in it? 
Or does this just refer to the apps that are installed by default?

Any other deals spotted for Labour weekend?



The NL Labour Weekend specials (20%) exclude Samsung tablets. So the question now arises, is the Note 4 a phone or a tablet?


Phone pricing by the looks. $959.




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  Reply # 1161964 25-Oct-2014 11:52
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Dingbatt:
Dingbatt:
gmckinnell: Does anyone know what the deal with the Noel Leeming phone is that is on special this weekend? - https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/samsung-galaxy-note-4-black-galaxy-note-4-smartphone-black/prod133053.html  Apparently they have a different Vodafone version?

Does that mean it's somehow locked to only Spark sims?  Would you be able to just put a 2Degreees or Vodafone sim in it? 
Or does this just refer to the apps that are installed by default?

Any other deals spotted for Labour weekend?



The NL Labour Weekend specials (20%) exclude Samsung tablets. So the question now arises, is the Note 4 a phone or a tablet?


Phone pricing by the looks. $959.


I went to Noel Leemings in Botany.  They said the Galaxy Note 4 on sale this weekend for $959 is "optimised" for Spark but 'should' work on other networks.  They thought this would mean it maybe wasn't as fast or the battery wouldn't last as long or something but were light on specifics.   
They also have no stock currently in any branch in Auckland.  Earliest expected stock is 30th Oct. 


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  Reply # 1161965 25-Oct-2014 11:57
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Optimised is this the fast dormancy stuff?

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  Reply # 1162238 26-Oct-2014 08:50
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I think what it means is that the spectrums will be limited.

it wont have a gazillion frequencies like the global one.

so the phone ll spend less time searching freq, n hence more battery life.

I have recently seen a note 4 review on youtube which confirmed this ( usa version )

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  Reply # 1162239 26-Oct-2014 08:52
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Does enyone knows when is the Gear S coming out? It hought they were going to be released at the same time as the Note 4.

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  Reply # 1162263 26-Oct-2014 09:52
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ivanvt: Does enyone knows when is the Gear S coming out? It hought they were going to be released at the same time as the Note 4.


Been enquiring almost daily at different retailers, and searching online. No one seems to know yet. My wife is really keen for one.

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  Reply # 1162355 26-Oct-2014 12:46
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i got the Note 4 for 911 using WS price match :) Unfortunately none of their Auckland stores has it in stock but they have some coming to them this week

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  Reply # 1163250 28-Oct-2014 00:58
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I went in to the Noel Leeming store in St Luke's to see if they had any in stock, was told there was only one and it was of the Vodafone variety, priced at $1149. In contrast the spark one was priced at $959 but was out of stock!

As far as flashing over Spark's version is concerned...shouldn't be a difficult prospect I imagine!

I'm really hoping that the wait won't be a long one... When I preordered mine, I took a quick peek of NL's systems and it said that they were expecting stock on the 30/10! Really hoping this is the case!

As for the cases and screen protectors, I had a quick look at eBay and picked out a few things not yet widely available in NZ...

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  Reply # 1163287 28-Oct-2014 07:45
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t0ny: i got the Note 4 for 911 using WS price match :) Unfortunately none of their Auckland stores has it in stock but they have some coming to them this week


who has it for 911 for them to price match against?

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  Reply # 1163290 28-Oct-2014 08:10
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nathan:
t0ny: i got the Note 4 for 911 using WS price match :) Unfortunately none of their Auckland stores has it in stock but they have some coming to them this week


who has it for 911 for them to price match against?


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