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  Reply # 511113 24-Aug-2011 11:49
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heavenlywild: Hey Nate, what is the battery life like so far on wifi and on 3G? 


Have only been running it on Wifi.  Battery life is ok, probably get a full day out of it.

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  Reply # 511200 24-Aug-2011 13:18
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Does anyone know of anywhere local that has accessories for the tab?

I need a case and would like the usb adapter as well.

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  Reply # 511255 24-Aug-2011 14:29
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OK, I'll cave.

I went and talked to the manager of the Courtenay Central voda store and had a play with his 10.1 and was suitably impressed.

He said there was more stock arriving tomorrow or Friday so I put my name down for a phone call when they arrive.

He had his in a case and said I could buy one with the Tab if I wanted. It looked pretty average though so i'm not sure i'll bother. Will likely do an order from Ebay (or other) for a nice case e.t.c.

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  Reply # 511267 24-Aug-2011 14:46
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Disrespective: He had his in a case and said I could buy one with the Tab if I wanted. It looked pretty average though so i'm not sure i'll bother. Will likely do an order from Ebay (or other) for a nice case e.t.c.


Hmm I was told by vodafone that they won't have accessories for a month.

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  Reply # 511280 24-Aug-2011 15:01
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athor: Hmm I was told by vodafone that they won't have accessories for a month.


Ingram Micro is also out of stock at the moment - no idea on an ETA.

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  Reply # 512782 27-Aug-2011 09:23
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By chance found a 10.1 stocked at my local vodafone shop.

Assume most of the other mainstream stores will have them in a few weeks.
So I will wait for the 32GB because I don't reckon 16GB is enough. I have a 64G ipad 1 and its pretty full of apps, music and video.

What do you think, 16GB not enough?

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  Reply # 512786 27-Aug-2011 09:40
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I have no idea who could live with 16GB these days, but apparently those people are out there. Thats part of the reason I prefer my Transformer, 16GB + my 32GB card is much more manageable, although still a squeeze.

Regards cases - get one from Ebay. I got an awesome leather case for about $20NZ including shipping, well made and nice looking.




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  Reply # 512862 27-Aug-2011 13:27
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rupene: By chance found a 10.1 stocked at my local vodafone shop.

Assume most of the other mainstream stores will have them in a few weeks.
So I will wait for the 32GB because I don't reckon 16GB is enough. I have a 64G ipad 1 and its pretty full of apps, music and video.

What do you think, 16GB not enough?
Yeah, I went back and forth thinking about how much space I needed. If Voda actually *had* physical stock and weren't giving be wildly different eta dates on more stock I might have waited for them. Not to mention when I asked if they were getting other versions in, the guy I spoke to had no idea there were even other versions available. I don't want or need a 3G connected Tab, but if that was all I was going to be able to get then so be it. Instead I bought a 32GB Tab online. I'll likely even receive it before Vodafone does.

In regards to the physical memory I need, realistically 16GB would be fine, but for the same price as Voda, I got 32... It's hard to argue. Plus I use Google Music quite a bit now and when the Tab is out and about it won't be playing music, my phone will be. Or at least it will be connected to the internet through the phone. 

Now I just need to source a nice case and i'll be away and laughing.

 

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  Reply # 512920 27-Aug-2011 17:50
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Disrespective:
rupene: By chance found a 10.1 stocked at my local vodafone shop.

Assume most of the other mainstream stores will have them in a few weeks.
So I will wait for the 32GB because I don't reckon 16GB is enough. I have a 64G ipad 1 and its pretty full of apps, music and video.

What do you think, 16GB not enough?
Yeah, I went back and forth thinking about how much space I needed. If Voda actually *had* physical stock and weren't giving be wildly different eta dates on more stock I might have waited for them. Not to mention when I asked if they were getting other versions in, the guy I spoke to had no idea there were even other versions available. I don't want or need a 3G connected Tab, but if that was all I was going to be able to get then so be it. Instead I bought a 32GB Tab online. I'll likely even receive it before Vodafone does.

In regards to the physical memory I need, realistically 16GB would be fine, but for the same price as Voda, I got 32... It's hard to argue. Plus I use Google Music quite a bit now and when the Tab is out and about it won't be playing music, my phone will be. Or at least it will be connected to the internet through the phone. 

Now I just need to source a nice case and i'll be away and laughing.

 


Thanks for that. Did you buy your 32GB from clove or mobicity? or somewhere else that is trustworthy?

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  Reply # 512988 28-Aug-2011 00:32
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When does the 64GB version come out?

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  Reply # 513319 29-Aug-2011 10:07
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nate:
athor: Hmm I was told by vodafone that they won't have accessories for a month.


Ingram Micro is also out of stock at the moment - no idea on an ETA.


Followup - received an email this morning from IM with a status update.  My case should be here on the 27 September Yell

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  Reply # 513349 29-Aug-2011 10:59
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^ Bugger, I thought that was a smiley face until I realised you had written september and it's only August.

I've ordered a case from Pyroskins, should be interesting to see how it performs. Shouldn't be a month to arrive either...

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  Reply # 513967 30-Aug-2011 15:29
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Buy where is it. I have not seen any of the new Tablets on sale. I understand that Vodafone has them but where else can one purchase them from




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  Reply # 513980 30-Aug-2011 15:47
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Harvey Norman seem to have stock. Give your local one a call. Lower Hutt had 4 white on Saturday.

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  Reply # 516273 3-Sep-2011 22:29
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Just wondered how owners of the Tab were feeling about their purchase?





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