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  Reply # 1628499 13-Sep-2016 12:23
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cokeman2:

 

got the update this morning vodafone/pb tec phone ...took a while as sum people got it nearly 10 days ago :(

 

 

 

 

I would say it's not an official VodafoneNZ handset then but a import





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  Reply # 1628576 13-Sep-2016 14:06
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cokeman2:

 

got the update this morning vodafone/pb tec phone ...took a while as sum people got it nearly 10 days ago :(

 

 

 

 

I would say it's not an official VodafoneNZ handset then but a import

 

 

 

 

If it's an S7 or S7 edge purchased from PB, it's 100% local stock from VFNZ. *#1234# will confirm version/CSC. Samsung sometimes rolls updates in waves.





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  Reply # 1630174 14-Sep-2016 12:16
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Took my Note 7 back over the weekend with the recall and grabbed the S7E. Feels like a massive step backwards. Note 7 was such an awesome phone the S7E seems almost cheap in comparison.


Completely unrelated, have Samsung given an indication as to when,  if ever, we will get access to paid themes?


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  Reply # 1630178 14-Sep-2016 12:24
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Kopkiwi:


Took my Note 7 back over the weekend with the recall and grabbed the S7E. Feels like a massive step backwards. Note 7 was such an awesome phone the S7E seems almost cheap in comparison.


Completely unrelated, have Samsung given an indication as to when,  if ever, we will get access to paid themes?



 


I've got a S7E. What makes you say it's significantly worse than the Note?


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  Reply # 1630211 14-Sep-2016 13:20
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For starters the Edge 7 does not explode, so there is that.

Edited your posts to remove offensive words about Samsung employees.




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  Reply # 1630618 15-Sep-2016 08:14
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MrIrish:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

 

 

Took my Note 7 back over the weekend with the recall and grabbed the S7E. Feels like a massive step backwards. Note 7 was such an awesome phone the S7E seems almost cheap in comparison.

 

 

 

Completely unrelated, have Samsung given an indication as to when,  if ever, we will get access to paid themes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've got a S7E. What makes you say it's significantly worse than the Note?

 

 

 

 

Screen seems more responsive, UI was far far better. Battery life was better

 

 

 

And now I can't charge using a cable because I keep getting told there is moisture in the USB port. It went in the shower at 8pm last night, it should have dried in 12 hours, not to mention I gave it a bit of a dry out with a hair dryer but it just refuses to dry at all.


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  Reply # 1630620 15-Sep-2016 08:14
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freitasm: For starters the Edge 7 does not explode, so there is that.

Edited your posts to remove offensive words about Samsung employees.

 

 

 

Little bit sensitive there aren't ya


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  Reply # 1630652 15-Sep-2016 09:04
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Kopkiwi:

 

MrIrish:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

 

 

Took my Note 7 back over the weekend with the recall and grabbed the S7E. Feels like a massive step backwards. Note 7 was such an awesome phone the S7E seems almost cheap in comparison.

 

 

 

Completely unrelated, have Samsung given an indication as to when,  if ever, we will get access to paid themes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've got a S7E. What makes you say it's significantly worse than the Note?

 

 

 

 

Screen seems more responsive, UI was far far better. Battery life was better

 

 

 

And now I can't charge using a cable because I keep getting told there is moisture in the USB port. It went in the shower at 8pm last night, it should have dried in 12 hours, not to mention I gave it a bit of a dry out with a hair dryer but it just refuses to dry at all.

 

 

You took your phone into the shower? I know they're waterproof certified - but hmmm. And dried it with a hairdryer? More hmmm.


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  Reply # 1630655 15-Sep-2016 09:10
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eracode:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

MrIrish:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

 

 

Took my Note 7 back over the weekend with the recall and grabbed the S7E. Feels like a massive step backwards. Note 7 was such an awesome phone the S7E seems almost cheap in comparison.

 

 

 

Completely unrelated, have Samsung given an indication as to when,  if ever, we will get access to paid themes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've got a S7E. What makes you say it's significantly worse than the Note?

 

 

 

 

Screen seems more responsive, UI was far far better. Battery life was better

 

 

 

And now I can't charge using a cable because I keep getting told there is moisture in the USB port. It went in the shower at 8pm last night, it should have dried in 12 hours, not to mention I gave it a bit of a dry out with a hair dryer but it just refuses to dry at all.

 

 

You took your phone into the shower? I know they're waterproof certified - but hmmm. And dried it with a hairdryer? More hmmm.

 

 

 

 

Yes I did, as there is nothing wrong with doing that.

 

 

 

Used warm air as recommended from a distance that would not overheat, the phone didn't get hot.


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  Reply # 1630657 15-Sep-2016 09:16
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Kopkiwi:

 

eracode:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

MrIrish:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

 

 

Took my Note 7 back over the weekend with the recall and grabbed the S7E. Feels like a massive step backwards. Note 7 was such an awesome phone the S7E seems almost cheap in comparison.

 

 

 

Completely unrelated, have Samsung given an indication as to when,  if ever, we will get access to paid themes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've got a S7E. What makes you say it's significantly worse than the Note?

 

 

 

 

Screen seems more responsive, UI was far far better. Battery life was better

 

 

 

And now I can't charge using a cable because I keep getting told there is moisture in the USB port. It went in the shower at 8pm last night, it should have dried in 12 hours, not to mention I gave it a bit of a dry out with a hair dryer but it just refuses to dry at all.

 

 

You took your phone into the shower? I know they're waterproof certified - but hmmm. And dried it with a hairdryer? More hmmm.

 

 

 

 

Yes I did, as there is nothing wrong with doing that.

 

 

 

Used warm air as recommended from a distance that would not overheat, the phone didn't get hot.

 

 

Nothing wrong with that - unless phone reports moisture in USB port and refuses to dry out and now you can't charge it with a cable?


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  Reply # 1630659 15-Sep-2016 09:19
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eracode:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

eracode:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

MrIrish:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

 

 

Took my Note 7 back over the weekend with the recall and grabbed the S7E. Feels like a massive step backwards. Note 7 was such an awesome phone the S7E seems almost cheap in comparison.

 

 

 

Completely unrelated, have Samsung given an indication as to when,  if ever, we will get access to paid themes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've got a S7E. What makes you say it's significantly worse than the Note?

 

 

 

 

Screen seems more responsive, UI was far far better. Battery life was better

 

 

 

And now I can't charge using a cable because I keep getting told there is moisture in the USB port. It went in the shower at 8pm last night, it should have dried in 12 hours, not to mention I gave it a bit of a dry out with a hair dryer but it just refuses to dry at all.

 

 

You took your phone into the shower? I know they're waterproof certified - but hmmm. And dried it with a hairdryer? More hmmm.

 

 

 

 

Yes I did, as there is nothing wrong with doing that.

 

 

 

Used warm air as recommended from a distance that would not overheat, the phone didn't get hot.

 

 

Nothing wrong with that - unless phone reports moisture in USB port and refuses to dry out and now you can't charge it with a cable?

 

 

So what you're saying is a water resistant phone should not go in the shower? Despite them advertising the fkcing thing in the shower? Yeah makes sense.


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  Reply # 1630727 15-Sep-2016 09:53
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I would like to block kopkiwi from swearing at me. This would be a great forum feature.

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  Reply # 1630867 15-Sep-2016 12:54
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Even though the iPhone 7 has IP67 water resistance certification, the Apple warranty does not cover ingress of water. Samsung S7, S7E and Note 7 have IP68 but I'm not sure whether Samsung cover water ingress.


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  Reply # 1630874 15-Sep-2016 13:02
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1eStar: I would like to block kopkiwi from swearing at me. This would be a great forum feature.

 

 

 

Eh, just block me altogether. Save both of us the hassle.


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