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  Reply # 1606699 9-Aug-2016 08:37
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MissyMoo: What colour has everyone ordered? I've gone for Gold

 

once you go black...


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  Reply # 1606703 9-Aug-2016 08:48
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MissyMoo: What colour has everyone ordered? I've gone for Gold

 

 

 

Going to source the blue from somewhere.

 

 

 

Fkcing stupid that they don't make all colors available.


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  Reply # 1606987 9-Aug-2016 14:00

Kopkiwi:

 

Going to source the blue from somewhere.

 

 

 

Fkcing stupid that they don't make all colors available.

 

 

 

 

The telcos don't want to be stuck with several thousand units of a colour very few customers will buy. They've been burned by unpopular colours before (See: white S6, blue S5, others). Can't blame them for playing it safe. 'Exclusive' means 'no-one else wanted it' 99 out of 100 times.

 

 

 

Black is #1 in NZ, gold is #2, everything else is a liability.





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  Reply # 1607012 9-Aug-2016 15:03
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NikT:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

Going to source the blue from somewhere.

 

 

 

Fkcing stupid that they don't make all colors available.

 

 

 

 

The telcos don't want to be stuck with several thousand units of a colour very few customers will buy. They've been burned by unpopular colours before (See: white S6, blue S5, others). Can't blame them for playing it safe. 'Exclusive' means 'no-one else wanted it' 99 out of 100 times.

 

 

 

Black is #1 in NZ, gold is #2, everything else is a liability.

 

 

 

 

Make it available by order then.


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  Reply # 1607123 9-Aug-2016 16:55
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Kopkiwi:

NikT:


Kopkiwi:


Going to source the blue from somewhere.


 


Fkcing stupid that they don't make all colors available.



 


The telcos don't want to be stuck with several thousand units of a colour very few customers will buy. They've been burned by unpopular colours before (See: white S6, blue S5, others). Can't blame them for playing it safe. 'Exclusive' means 'no-one else wanted it' 99 out of 100 times.


 


Black is #1 in NZ, gold is #2, everything else is a liability.



 


Make it available by order then.



I think that would cost more for the seller or buyer as mass products are ordered in bulk to save costs and individual sales would add more time and cost to the overall price.

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  Reply # 1607310 9-Aug-2016 23:30
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I'd probably have chosen blue if I could have seen it in the flesh. It looks really nice in the photos and videos, but for now, gold. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1607337 10-Aug-2016 06:54
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I made a comment on NBR about Australians getting a 256GB card with there phones and Samsung NZ said they will ship with a 256GB card here as well.   

 

http://www.nbr.co.nz/opinion/samsung%E2%80%99s-galaxy-note-7-does-its-iris-scanner-work-hands-test-ck-p

 

 




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  Reply # 1607367 10-Aug-2016 07:12
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I made a comment on NBR about Australians getting a 256GB card with there phones and Samsung NZ said they will ship with a 256GB card here as well.   

 

http://www.nbr.co.nz/opinion/samsung%E2%80%99s-galaxy-note-7-does-its-iris-scanner-work-hands-test-ck-p

 

 

 

 

Link is to Paid Content and I don't really want to give NBR my credit card number just so that I can see it free for 30 days trial. Can you tell us more about Samsung's offer?


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  Reply # 1607377 10-Aug-2016 07:55
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A quick copy and paste from comments section only on article behind pay wall...

Andrew Cunningham 5 days ago
Aussies and Yanks get a 256GB microSD card with pre order thanks Samsung.

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The 256GB SD card will ship with the Note 7 for New Zealand buyers too, Samsung NZ says.



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  Reply # 1607392 10-Aug-2016 08:54
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andrewcnz: A quick copy and paste from comments section only on article behind pay wall...

Andrew Cunningham 5 days ago
Aussies and Yanks get a 256GB microSD card with pre order thanks Samsung.

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by Chris Keall - NBR Technology Editor | Head of Digital 5 days ago in reply to Andrew Cunningham
The 256GB SD card will ship with the Note 7 for New Zealand buyers too, Samsung NZ says.

 

No sign of this on Samsung NZ website - still showing 128GB card.


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  Reply # 1608515 10-Aug-2016 12:23
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The added bonus content is different all around internationally. US for eg get a free gear s2 and 256gb card with pre order. NZ however can get a gear VR with 128gb.


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  Reply # 1608516 10-Aug-2016 12:25
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^^Only through certain "stores" which are only online

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  Reply # 1608521 10-Aug-2016 12:53
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Does anyone know if we will get the hybrid sim version or just bog standard?  The more I think about it the more 2 numbers could be handy overseas.


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  Reply # 1608524 10-Aug-2016 12:59
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^^ well no, the official bonus content is from samsung directly. Their variance i assume is decided by each international sales department and what they decide (id say they are wanting to get rid of overstocked products). Other retailers do not have access to these bonus contents and offer their own, hence the variances there.
I for example chose to have a discount from samsung and opt out of the bonus gear vr (still get the sd card) and have $190 off making it $1409 for me.

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  Reply # 1608639 10-Aug-2016 14:52
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What I mean is only samsung and stuff store are offering the free gear VR in NZ. No telecos are offering the same. Plus the stores have to ship the item to you which states 5-10 business days. I'm hoping I get to pick mine up next Friday morning.

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