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  Reply # 1655991 21-Oct-2016 22:08
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I ordered my XZ in from Amazon UK, together with the MDR-XB950BT freebie.. Total cost converted came down to $984 for everything including GST and shipping

 

It was meant to arrive today however I got a UPS exception "We were unable to load the package on the plane as scheduled. " yesterday, which now means it won't be here until Tuesday (due to Labour Day)..

 

 





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  Reply # 1655994 21-Oct-2016 22:20
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Got mine for $879 but probably no freebie. At least, no mention of that. No freebie, no colour choice - the best thing was the price!

 

Just have to get the right Fast Charger for it and a case now.

 

 

 

Not a bad freebie - $350 a pair in NZ!






 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1655996 21-Oct-2016 22:32
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Yea I ordered it in blue. At the point of ordering in September it was around $1065, the exchange rate has dropped brutally again bringing it down nearly $100 in a months time, luckily Amazon only charge the card at the moment of shipping :)





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  Reply # 1656002 21-Oct-2016 23:06
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Certainly some nice prices floating around and great to see people buying it. I really hope Xperia flagships are around for many years to come.

This is my likely order, holding out for dual SIM 64GB. I'm going to Oz in a couple of weeks so will get it delivered there. Want it now but my X Performance is doing just fine.

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  Reply # 1656004 21-Oct-2016 23:06
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Still tossing up if I should buy one to have a play with. I likely have a Pixel arriving from Australia Monday too.

 

Can probably sell it for what I paid for it in a weeks time. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1656084 22-Oct-2016 08:55
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I purchased the XZ directly from Sony's store (Sylvia Park) yesterday. They price matched NL sale price of $879. The complimentary(?) case is out of stock but will be put on courier for free in a few days.

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  Reply # 1656093 22-Oct-2016 09:29
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No mention of complimentary anything from NL.





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  Reply # 1656122 22-Oct-2016 11:26
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My impression at the time of purchase was that it was a Sony store bundle and the case was late to the party.

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  Reply # 1656124 22-Oct-2016 11:57
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Seems NZ is one of those places where we do not get the freebies other places get. (Edit - or even the colours, for that matter!)

 

There's no mention of a bundle on the Sony NZ page for the XZ - or wasn't last time I looked a few days ago.

 

Just had a call from NL - phone has arrived, so heading over to collect shortly.

 

Then just have to work out how to transfer stuff from iOS to new phone...






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  Reply # 1656152 22-Oct-2016 13:27
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It wasn't till I was paying for the phone that the staff member mentioned about the case being included with the phone and that it's a few days until stock arrive. Like you I hadn't noticed any mention on their website either.

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  Reply # 1656179 22-Oct-2016 14:19
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Funnily enough the box says "Made for Spark New Zealand" on one end!!





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  Reply # 1656192 22-Oct-2016 15:24
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Ha, you're right. I noticed the Spark logo when the phone started but thought it was originating from the Skinny sim.

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  Reply # 1656193 22-Oct-2016 15:24
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More alarmingly, it has a Spark splash screen on boot up.....






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  Reply # 1656194 22-Oct-2016 15:26
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Geektastic:

More alarmingly, it has a Spark splash screen on boot up.....



Another reason to parallel import. Or just flash it.

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  Reply # 1656213 22-Oct-2016 15:57
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scottjpalmer:
Geektastic:

 

More alarmingly, it has a Spark splash screen on boot up.....

 



Another reason to parallel import. Or just flash it.

 

 

 

Would that not void the warranty?

 

Aside from that it's a really nice phone. Just trawling through the setup and so on at the moment.






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