Samsung Galaxy S8- Unveiling in Feb 2017

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  1. WishBone17

    WishBone17 Member

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    So i went high and low looking for one today around my area and no one has it in stock JB or Telstra store.


    So I ended up signing up for the 8+ Gold colour with the dude at JB Hifi and he is going to ship it to my work hopefully by Wednesday, also got one of the Clear cases for half price.

    Can't wait for to arrive :)
     
  2. Treggs

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    When is the DeX dock expected to be available? Looks like a great solution for my wife.
     
  3. thecondor

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    I thought you could already getthem? Maybe check Amazon.
     
  4. Treggs

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    Seems you are right :thumbup: Last I looked they weren't going to be available for a month or two.
     
  5. konholyoh

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    "Galaxy S8/S8+ | $67/$71 Mth | 6GB Data | Unlimited Calls & SMS | 150 Int Min | $20 Cashback | @Woolworths Mobile via Cashrewards"

    A worthy mention for those who missed out on the last deal.

    https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/305047
     
  6. to4garret

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    Hardly Normal have Dex docks in stock, it sucks they come with zero cables though, not even a power/USB-C one.
     
  7. Razor-47

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    So I was browing Gumtree for S8s and had to have a little chuckle at the amount of Gear VRs that are on there. They came with both the S8 and S8+ right?

    Have to recoup a bit the cost somehow I guess.
     
  8. MagyaR

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    Same goes with the Gear 2.
     
  9. Ravennoir

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    Teh wife an I just got an S8 each

    Any cool tips and tricks

    She upgraded from the S6E and I had the S7
     
  10. stevo4

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    Don't waste your money on a screen protector.

    The Alpha glass (Otter Box) protector is way to rigid and makes it near impossible to type anything.

    Fortunately it came free with the defender case I bought, otherwise it would have gone straight back for a refund.

    Has anyone found one for an S8 that isn't a waste of money?
     
  11. metalrain

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    I honestly can't recommend the Cygnett "glass" protector as well. Kept losing touch sensitivity, especially on the edges (like pulling to notification bar).

    I personally think if you want to protect it but keep the aesthetics and functionality intact, get a slim case and a flexible screen protector (and perhaps increase the touch screen sensitivity).

    The Clear View Stand case is awesome for what it is, but I'll be removing it when I finally get my DBrand skin.
     
  12. Ravennoir

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    I havent had a screen protector on my phones since the S6 Edge (mostly because I could never find one). never had an issue with scratches, but I look after my phones pretty well (never in the same pocket as keys etc :))

    I am finding it had to find a case I like
     
  13. WishBone17

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    I'm on the Telstra new phone feeling thing so i dont bother with a screen protector since i upgrade yearly anyway.

    In terms of cases, i always like the clear cases
    I went and bought this one for my S8 plus and its suprisingly good for a no name brand

    https://www.gadgets4geeks.com.au/ep...th=/Shops/gadgets4geeks/Products/BC-SGS8P-CLR
     
  14. Audi-Tone

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    Ghost armour?
    Had one on my s7 from day 1 and hasn't failed me and is much cleaner than any of the other protectors out there. In my experience that is.
     
  15. MR CHILLED

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    Well it has to be returned in very good condition I think? So it would pay to have some sort of protection I guess. I wonder if anyone has even been rejected on NPF for poor condition.
     
  16. vladtepes

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    edit - question removed... I'll wait for the Note8 :)
     
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  17. rockuman_ex

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    does the S8 australian version supports dual sim?
     
  18. congoh

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    As far as I know, that's negative.
    All dual sim versions of samsung phomes are grey stock/imports.
     
  19. CZA

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    So.. Has anyone broken their screen yet?
     
  20. rockuman_ex

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    :upset: was going to get one from Optus... but looks like I'm not now...

    Thanks
     

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