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  # 1500324 27-Feb-2016 12:09
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I see DSE are clearing at $199

 

http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/vodafone-smart-ultra-grey-hb-29-carryover-sim-dsnz-em6920

 

I have been very happy with mine.


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  # 1500859 28-Feb-2016 17:33
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No warranty from DSE though





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  # 1500861 28-Feb-2016 17:39
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Anyone know the warranty situation. Is it a manufacturers warranty in which case who is the NZ distributor or is the product sold to retailers who have to provide their own warrant and build it into their sell price. In DSE's case, they won't have to worry :)

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  # 1500915 28-Feb-2016 19:46
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Vodafone will sort the warranty issues directly if DSE is no longer available to help.  Buy with confidence.





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  # 1501988 1-Mar-2016 10:28
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Yes good news on the warranty.  Rang Vodafone store at North West Mall yesterday and they confirmed product bought from a retailer that then disappears (Dick Smith) is covered by Vodafone.  So having taken months to decide I plumped for the Smart Ultra over the Samsung Note 4.  Very pleased with the decision as the Ultra seems a great phone and a bargain at $199 from Dick Smith.  Thank you to the staff at Dick Smith Westgate and sorry your loosing your jobs.  Very sad for them.


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  # 1502014 1-Mar-2016 10:58
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  # 1505929 4-Mar-2016 12:46
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Just noticed my new Smart Ultra is not getting data on the mobile network, probably has not from new a few days back. I am on 2 degrees and when you turn off WiFi I get an exclamation mark on the cell symbol and apps show i am offline. Is there a setup needed for 2 degrees?

Any help would be great.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1505933 4-Mar-2016 12:58
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Sorry, forgot to set up the access point. Sorry for the brain fade all !

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  # 1506502 5-Mar-2016 15:40
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Sadly my suspicion about built quality seems to be being proven right. The touch screen on mine is slowly deteriorating. It does not detect touches on the edge very well, and has recently had spates of detecting phantom taps! (very annoying)

Here's me trying to draw around the edges of the screen.


Such a shame for such a great phone. Have to hunt for my receipt now and get it repaired or replaced under warranty.

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  # 1506507 5-Mar-2016 15:50
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kerryland: Sadly my suspicion about built quality seems to be being proven right. The touch screen on mine is slowly deteriorating. It does not detect touches on the edge very well, and has recently had spates of detecting phantom taps! (very annoying)

Here's me trying to draw around the edges of the screen.


Such a shame for such a great phone. Have to hunt for my receipt now and get it repaired or replaced under warranty.

 

 

 

My sisters Smart Ultra has developed a whole bunch dots around the border of the screen. See image.

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1506508 5-Mar-2016 15:54
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Mine has the same dots. I expect she will have the same touch screen issue.

Let's call this Dot-gate!

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  # 1506510 5-Mar-2016 15:55
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My friend's one did exactly that, had to replace it in the end

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  # 1506514 5-Mar-2016 16:07
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langers1972: My friend's one did exactly that, had to replace it in the end

 

How long did the warranty process take?


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  # 1506556 5-Mar-2016 17:48
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droidxt:

 

langers1972: My friend's one did exactly that, had to replace it in the end

 

How long did the warranty process take?

 

 

 

 

With DSE? sealed


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I'm selling my SU6, is anyone interested for $150? Purchased in December and babied.


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