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  # 1860264 7-Sep-2017 12:21
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MissyMoo:
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


Not sure, but i phoned the auckland branch and received the pre order, i just have to go into the branch and pay befeore the release date to get the package deal.

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  # 1860651 8-Sep-2017 08:09
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Ok finally placed my pre-order with 2degrees (256Gig card and free wireless charger) and moved my number over to them last night.   Really can't go past the unlimited calls/text and 25gigs of data for $70.  I will miss the free spotify from spark but I pay for youtube red so will just start to use google play music now (as that is included free).  

 

Only other things I will miss from spark are the cheap movie tickets (which are going anyway) and their phone app as the 2degrees one is really crap.

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1861097 8-Sep-2017 21:51
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tripp:

 

Ok finally placed my pre-order with 2degrees (256Gig card and free wireless charger) and moved my number over to them last night.   Really can't go past the unlimited calls/text and 25gigs of data for $70.  I will miss the free spotify from spark but I pay for youtube red so will just start to use google play music now (as that is included free).  

 

Only other things I will miss from spark are the cheap movie tickets (which are going anyway) and their phone app as the 2degrees one is really crap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think I'll move 4 phones over to them on Monday. I rung Vodafone to see if they could match the 25Gig but they said the max they do is 15. So same price but extra 10 Gig. I also like the idea of the wireless charger.




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  # 1861224 9-Sep-2017 11:10
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I was surprised to see the note 8 on display at harvey norman.
I am so glad because it is way better than i thought. It fits in the hand nicer than the s8+. The sharper edges gives a better grip and performs nicer when typing. The display also looks bigger because of the added .1" but also because of the sharper curve.

It also feels faster than the s8 variants and more robust. So soo surprised and relieved, because i thought i was buying it more because i needed a new phone. But now i can ohnestly say its almost on point. Had the fingerprint scanner been under the display, would have been complete. Next year. Next year.



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  # 1861228 9-Sep-2017 11:21
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  # 1861244 9-Sep-2017 12:35
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If you guys are interested, harvey norman were offering me a pre order deal.

Bonus Jabra Soul Mate Bluetooth Speaker.
Monster iSport Bluetooth Headphones.
256GB MicroSD Card.
Samsung Wireless Charger.

What you had to do, was pay harvey norman $1499 outright and sign up with 2° on a 24 month contract plan (after one month eligable termination) plus $100 payed to 2°.
$1599 total.

The wireless charger and sd card comes from 2°

I never took it because it sounded like too much hassle.

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  # 1861248 9-Sep-2017 12:41
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How does 2degrees 4G coverage compare to Vodafone?


 
 
 
 




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  # 1861249 9-Sep-2017 12:42
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2 degrees have some of their own cell towers, but whereever they do not have service, they piggy back off vodafone. So it effectively would be the same.



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  # 1861250 9-Sep-2017 12:43
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Saying that, the piggy back service might only be for 3g

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  # 1861255 9-Sep-2017 12:57
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DANOFDANGER: If you guys are interested, harvey norman were offering me a pre order deal.

Bonus Jabra Soul Mate Bluetooth Speaker.
Monster iSport Bluetooth Headphones.
256GB MicroSD Card.
Samsung Wireless Charger.

What you had to do, was pay harvey norman $1499 outright and sign up with 2° on a 24 month contract plan (after one month eligable termination) plus $100 payed to 2°.
$1599 total.

The wireless charger and sd card comes from 2°

I never took it because it sounded like too much hassle.


I already have that deal minus the charger (already have 1) and I prefer sparks pre paid deals. I checked out the Note 8 today at spark...oooo its so beautiful! And that camera is amazing! I wanted to take it home then and there. Bought me a gear s3 watch to tide me over the wait =D



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  # 1861258 9-Sep-2017 13:01
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MissyMoo:
DANOFDANGER: If you guys are interested, harvey norman were offering me a pre order deal.

Bonus Jabra Soul Mate Bluetooth Speaker.
Monster iSport Bluetooth Headphones.
256GB MicroSD Card.
Samsung Wireless Charger.

What you had to do, was pay harvey norman $1499 outright and sign up with 2° on a 24 month contract plan (after one month eligable termination) plus $100 payed to 2°.
$1599 total.

The wireless charger and sd card comes from 2°

I never took it because it sounded like too much hassle.


I already have that deal minus the charger (already have 1) and I prefer sparks pre paid deals. I checked out the Note 8 today at spark...oooo its so beautiful! And that camera is amazing! I wanted to take it home then and there. Bought me a gear s3 watch to tide me over the wait =D


Yea i was so surpised. It feels so nice on the hand. A whisper in my head said, run. You can make it. Haha.

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  # 1861259 9-Sep-2017 13:05
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DANOFDANGER:
MissyMoo:
DANOFDANGER: If you guys are interested, harvey norman were offering me a pre order deal.

Bonus Jabra Soul Mate Bluetooth Speaker.
Monster iSport Bluetooth Headphones.
256GB MicroSD Card.
Samsung Wireless Charger.

What you had to do, was pay harvey norman $1499 outright and sign up with 2° on a 24 month contract plan (after one month eligable termination) plus $100 payed to 2°.
$1599 total.

The wireless charger and sd card comes from 2°

I never took it because it sounded like too much hassle.


I already have that deal minus the charger (already have 1) and I prefer sparks pre paid deals. I checked out the Note 8 today at spark...oooo its so beautiful! And that camera is amazing! I wanted to take it home then and there. Bought me a gear s3 watch to tide me over the wait =D


Yea i was so surpised. It feels so nice on the hand. A whisper in my head said, run. You can make it. Haha.


Totally! Eeeek so exciting! Im like a little kid waiting for xmas haha

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  # 1861312 9-Sep-2017 14:39
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I just picked up a new gear fit2 pro today ready for the note8

Have to put a liquid glass spray on it today (also have the spray on the s8 and looks and feels great)




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  # 1861355 9-Sep-2017 16:12
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tripp: I just picked up a new gear fit2 pro today ready for the note8

Have to put a liquid glass spray on it today (also have the spray on the s8 and looks and feels great)



How goods the protection with it ? Can the coating be removed ?

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  # 1861454 9-Sep-2017 18:18
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DANOFDANGER:
tripp: I just picked up a new gear fit2 pro today ready for the note8

Have to put a liquid glass spray on it today (also have the spray on the s8 and looks and feels great)



How goods the protection with it ? Can the coating be removed ?

 

 

 

Protection seems fine so far, no it can't be removed

 

This is the stuff

 

https://www.nanoflowx.com/glassx


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