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  Reply # 1859110 5-Sep-2017 16:50
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thanks guys, the flashing & roms etc is a  bit over my head tbh.

 

 

 

But the consensus is the Spark note 8 will be fine on Vodafone. So ill get pre-ordering asap from Harvey Norman

 

 

 

appreciate all the info! im sure others will too. Geekzone is always has a plethora of knowledgeable people!


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  Reply # 1859113 5-Sep-2017 16:54
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pinkbellbird:

thanks guys, the flashing & roms etc is a  bit over my head tbh.


 


But the consensus is the Spark note 8 will be fine on Vodafone. So ill get pre-ordering asap from Harvey Norman


 


appreciate all the info! im sure others will too. Geekzone is always has a plethora of knowledgeable people!



Yay. Im sure if you did have problems someone would know how to fix it =) Ugh I cant wait. I find it so hard txting on the s7 edge, sooo many typos =(

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1859236 5-Sep-2017 20:50
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MissyMoo:
pinkbellbird:

thanks guys, the flashing & roms etc is a  bit over my head tbh.


 


But the consensus is the Spark note 8 will be fine on Vodafone. So ill get pre-ordering asap from Harvey Norman


 


appreciate all the info! im sure others will too. Geekzone is always has a plethora of knowledgeable people!



Yay. Im sure if you did have problems someone would know how to fix it =) Ugh I cant wait. I find it so hard txting on the s7 edge, sooo many typos =(


Even uing Swype? (I'm assuming all power note users are using Swype now? )

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  Reply # 1859262 5-Sep-2017 21:33
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SwiftKey is much much better

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  Reply # 1859569 6-Sep-2017 11:48
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MissyMoo:
pinkbellbird:

 

thanks guys, the flashing & roms etc is a  bit over my head tbh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But the consensus is the Spark note 8 will be fine on Vodafone. So ill get pre-ordering asap from Harvey Norman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

appreciate all the info! im sure others will too. Geekzone is always has a plethora of knowledgeable people!

 



Yay. Im sure if you did have problems someone would know how to fix it =) Ugh I cant wait. I find it so hard txting on the s7 edge, sooo many typos =(

 

 

 

I'll def be back if I need to do anything software wise! 

 

I have the S7 Edge also, it was my substitute for the note 7. I like the phone but its no Note, first year ive been without a Note since the Note 2 was released!

 

It has a lot of great features, but yeah occasionally those nice curves get ya, lol

 

 

 

I just placed my pre-order with Harvey Norman. Roll on Sept 22nd!!!


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  Reply # 1859747 6-Sep-2017 14:42
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MissyMoo: Anyone else who ordered through Harvey Norman get an email about the order? Is that standard for a pre order? It said its on back order and I can expect it in approx 19 days.
It better be available for pick up on the Friday!


 

I placed my pre-order this morning. They were quick processing it.  Got updates that it was processing shortly after ordering then 30mins later it was updated as status "back-ordered".

 

Email says its due in 16 days, that matches the 22nd for retail release. Hoping so! I want to pick it up from my local Harvey Norman on the 22nd!

 

ohhhh orchid grey! :) after over 3 years i'll finally have the phone of my choice!


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  Reply # 1859749 6-Sep-2017 14:44
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pinkbellbird:

MissyMoo: Anyone else who ordered through Harvey Norman get an email about the order? Is that standard for a pre order? It said its on back order and I can expect it in approx 19 days.
It better be available for pick up on the Friday!



I placed my pre-order this morning. They were quick processing it.  Got updates that it was processing shortly after ordering then 30mins later it was updated as status "back-ordered".


Email says its due in 16 days, that matches the 22nd for retail release. Hoping so! I want to pick it up from my local Harvey Norman on the 22nd!


ohhhh orchid grey! :) after over 3 years i'll finally have the phone of my choice!



Ohhhh awesome! Did anyone else notice the USA already have their notes. So jealous! They got them a couple of weeks early.

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  Reply # 1859767 6-Sep-2017 15:27
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MissyMoo:
pinkbellbird:

 

MissyMoo: Anyone else who ordered through Harvey Norman get an email about the order? Is that standard for a pre order? It said its on back order and I can expect it in approx 19 days.
It better be available for pick up on the Friday!


 

 

 

I placed my pre-order this morning. They were quick processing it.  Got updates that it was processing shortly after ordering then 30mins later it was updated as status "back-ordered".

 

 

 

Email says its due in 16 days, that matches the 22nd for retail release. Hoping so! I want to pick it up from my local Harvey Norman on the 22nd!

 

 

 

ohhhh orchid grey! :) after over 3 years i'll finally have the phone of my choice!

 



Ohhhh awesome! Did anyone else notice the USA already have their notes. So jealous! They got them a couple of weeks early.

 

 

 

oh what! lucky bastards!


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  Reply # 1859816 6-Sep-2017 16:57
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i received my quick charger and chrome cast yesterday from Noel Leeming. i got an email today with a tracking number for the sd card. now just waiting on the phone. 

 

their pre order delivery system is pretty weird, one shipping cost will end up covering three separate courier deliveries.


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  Reply # 1859820 6-Sep-2017 17:14
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myndlyz:

i received my quick charger and chrome cast yesterday from Noel Leeming. i got an email today with a tracking number for the sd card. now just waiting on the phone. 


their pre order delivery system is pretty weird, one shipping cost will end up covering three separate courier deliveries.



Very weird. Some places wont release thw phone until the 15th and you have to have the phone registered/activated to get the freebies at a later date.

On another note, it says the phone comes with a clear case. Ive bought a couple of cheap ones off wish and a skin




Also been considering this case but Im unsure on the quality.


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  Reply # 1859833 6-Sep-2017 17:28
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MissyMoo:
myndlyz:

 

i received my quick charger and chrome cast yesterday from Noel Leeming. i got an email today with a tracking number for the sd card. now just waiting on the phone. 

 

 

 

their pre order delivery system is pretty weird, one shipping cost will end up covering three separate courier deliveries.

 



Very weird. Some places wont release thw phone until the 15th and you have to have the phone registered/activated to get the freebies at a later date.

On another note, it says the phone comes with a clear case. Ive bought a couple of cheap ones off wish and a skin




Also been considering this case but Im unsure on the quality.

 

 

 

thats a nice skin.

 

i decided to get the alcantara case. one of my friends has one on the s8 and it feels and looks really nice.


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  Reply # 1859834 6-Sep-2017 17:29
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myndlyz:

MissyMoo:
myndlyz:


i received my quick charger and chrome cast yesterday from Noel Leeming. i got an email today with a tracking number for the sd card. now just waiting on the phone. 


 


their pre order delivery system is pretty weird, one shipping cost will end up covering three separate courier deliveries.




Very weird. Some places wont release thw phone until the 15th and you have to have the phone registered/activated to get the freebies at a later date.

On another note, it says the phone comes with a clear case. Ive bought a couple of cheap ones off wish and a skin




Also been considering this case but Im unsure on the quality.


 


thats a nice skin.


i decided to get the alcantara case. one of my friends has one on the s8 and it feels and looks really nice.



Awesome, Ill look them up =D



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  Reply # 1860200 7-Sep-2017 10:51
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Went to go ore order from pbtech as you get a sammy 256gb, a wireless charger and a power bank. But they damn sold out online. :S

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  Reply # 1860224 7-Sep-2017 11:07
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DANOFDANGER: Went to go ore order from pbtech as you get a sammy 256gb, a wireless charger and a power bank. But they damn sold out online. :S

 

In the same boat, been wait from sunday night to order from them as they sold out sunday.


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  Reply # 1860260 7-Sep-2017 12:16
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tripp:

DANOFDANGER: Went to go ore order from pbtech as you get a sammy 256gb, a wireless charger and a power bank. But they damn sold out online. :S


In the same boat, been wait from sunday night to order from them as they sold out sunday.



Bummer! I wonder how many pre orders they actually had

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