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  Reply # 1417569 31-Oct-2015 10:23
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Just read the comments and found this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GZV-jO6ebg

Tl;dr: it's not THAT bendable! *phew*


Edit: further explanation - https://www.reddit.com/r/Nexus6P/comments/3qtuaj/nexus_6p_does_not_bend/cwi9xnk

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  Reply # 1417600 31-Oct-2015 11:19
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  Reply # 1417772 31-Oct-2015 18:15
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lNomNoml: Listings are starting to show on PBTech:


Why would you choose to buy from PB when you can buy directly from Google for same price?

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  Reply # 1417779 31-Oct-2015 18:37
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DeepBlueSky: Nexus 6P durability test, bit of an eye opener; you may want to get a case with the phone.

http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/30/9643538/nexus-6p-bend-test-video


Or you can safely avoid those problems by not trying to set the screen of your phone on fire with a cigarette lighter.

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  Reply # 1417783 31-Oct-2015 18:48
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For anyone concerned, here are four videos suggesting the first durability test was flawed:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMqFYHAvyjw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHBPjCa2_xI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTx6ypwwgio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHBPjCa2_xI

Your phone is not going to bend like an over-ripe banana.

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  Reply # 1417882 31-Oct-2015 20:32
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Might be a defective unit but there's someone on reddit complaining that their Nexus 6P bent from day to day use..

https://www.reddit.com/r/Nexus6P/comments/3qxqn6/my_phone_is_bent/

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  Reply # 1417927 31-Oct-2015 23:28
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z2k: Might be a defective unit but there's someone on reddit complaining that their Nexus 6P bent from day to day use..

https://www.reddit.com/r/Nexus6P/comments/3qxqn6/my_phone_is_bent/


Notice it's been flagged as a potential photoshop? The photo gets strangely blurry around the supposedly bent section...

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  Reply # 1417928 31-Oct-2015 23:37
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dafman:
lNomNoml: Listings are starting to show on PBTech:

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MPHHUA8500&name=HUAWEI-Google-Nexus-6P-(2015)-32GB-Graphite-Black- 


Why would you choose to buy from PB when you can buy directly from Google for same price?


I don't pay GST, also warranty issues will be easier to sort out.

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  Reply # 1417976 1-Nov-2015 07:29
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lNomNoml:
dafman:
lNomNoml: Listings are starting to show on PBTech:

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MPHHUA8500&name=HUAWEI-Google-Nexus-6P-(2015)-32GB-Graphite-Black- 


Why would you choose to buy from PB when you can buy directly from Google for same price?


I don't pay GST, also warranty issues will be easier to sort out.


How come you dont pay GST?

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  Reply # 1418075 1-Nov-2015 10:52
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lNomNoml:
dafman:
lNomNoml: Listings are starting to show on PBTech:

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MPHHUA8500&name=HUAWEI-Google-Nexus-6P-(2015)-32GB-Graphite-Black- 


Why would you choose to buy from PB when you can buy directly from Google for same price?


I don't pay GST, also warranty issues will be easier to sort out.


I reckon the opposite for warranty - if I had a faulty phone, I'd much rather deal with Google.

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  Reply # 1418176 1-Nov-2015 16:26
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kiwitrc:
lNomNoml:
dafman:
lNomNoml: Listings are starting to show on PBTech:

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MPHHUA8500&name=HUAWEI-Google-Nexus-6P-(2015)-32GB-Graphite-Black- 


Why would you choose to buy from PB when you can buy directly from Google for same price?


I don't pay GST, also warranty issues will be easier to sort out.


How come you dont pay GST?


Company tax dodge??




Regards,

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  Reply # 1418377 1-Nov-2015 21:23
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Just noticed a couple of cases on Trade me for the 6P

This "folio" case and This shield matte

Can anybody shed any light on either of them, especially the higher priced one.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 1418417 1-Nov-2015 23:58
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Finch: Just noticed a couple of cases on Trade me for the 6P

This "folio" case and This shield matte

Can anybody shed any light on either of them, especially the higher priced one.

Thanks.


The first one is just your average cover the back and sides one, it's better than nothing but not recommended if you want to protect your phone from drops.

The second one is more functionality, it's a wallet type case that provides slots for credit cards or business cards, it generally provides more protection. Forgot to mention, it's not real leather if you're wondering.

In my experience folio case are some of the more useful kinds of cases out there.

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  Reply # 1418700 2-Nov-2015 12:15
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Just a quick info for you guys.
I ordered my 64GB Aluminium P6 direct from Google.
It's supposed to be shipped in the next couple of days.
I also did a separate order for the case and some spare cables.
This has arrived this morning, very quick delivery actually, 2 business days.
As a note of interest, all of Google's logistics for NZ are handled by Expansys Hong Kong.

I also has an issue where the invoice generated did not quote correct GST but the box has a clear label saying "Customs Duties/Taxes Paid by Consignor" so all appears to be in order anyway.

Can't wait for my new Nexus

Damian

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  Reply # 1418701 2-Nov-2015 12:17
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As a note of interest, all of Google's logistics for NZ are handled by Expansys Hong Kong.



Damian



Does the product packaging have expansys labelling on it / or something else. 

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