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U8800 Now Ordered!!

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Finally taken the plunge and ordered the phone from here:

http://www.superetrader.co.uk/huawei-titan...ne-p-13818.html

Its a bit late but paid extra for next day delivery in the hope it will show up tomorrow :P

No idea if it will arrive tommorrow but my all time epic delivery story is as follows .. in 2000 I was working in the US in California and before returning decided to buy a laptop. Best price I found was from a company on the East Coast. Dithered for a bit whether to buy or not but decided to buy and got order in at 8:55pm pacific time = 11:55pm east coast time - company claimed a "order by midnight for next day delivery". Didn't really believe this and as it was a friday assumed next day would be monday and realistically I was looking at tuesday. Imagine the amazement when we came back from shopping onsaturday morning to find a card saying a package had been delivered next door for me at 11:30am! Looked into the delivery and turned out the company had a warehouse co-located with fedex in Indiana so as soon as my order had come in it had been picked and put straight on a place to Oakland and from there onto a a van to deliver to me in Cupertino ... now thats what I call delivery!

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Sent them an email after ordering and was dispatched today for delivery tomorrow :P

If it turns up that will be amazing service!

Can't wait to get stuck in, going to see if I can port a Gingerbread Style Theme or get the original creator to help (if he wants to/has the time)

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I was speaking to them this evening, yours was indeed dispatched. :P

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I was speaking to them this evening, yours was indeed dispatched. :P

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Excellent Thank You :rolleyes:

This will only be my second Android Device so looking forward to it!

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I really wish I had some money to buy one. My pulse is just not cutting it anymore.

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I really wish I had some money to buy one. My pulse is just not cutting it anymore.

Beg / Borrow / Steal :P

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Excellent Thank You :rolleyes:

This will only be my second Android Device so looking forward to it!

Doh, sounds like the orders didn't make the cutoff yesterday... :P

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Doh, sounds like the orders didn't make the cutoff yesterday... :P

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:rolleyes:

Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!

I bet there is no Saturday Delivery either so guess it will be tuesday <_<

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Did it arrive???

First impressions!!!

Blade comparison??

Didya sell the Blade???

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Was a no show for today :D

Lets hope it appears tomorrow or will give them a call, can't wait its driving me nuts!!

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I'm still waiting for mine from the carphone warehouse.

I got the "thanks for the order we're taking your money" over a week ago :D

If yours turns up ok I'll cancel my order and try from the Modaco approved distributer :D

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Didn't turn up today so emailed them. Apparently the courior couldn't find my place so its being delivered to my work tomorrow.

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shame man, hope you gonna get your phone tomorrow!!

I am considering to get this phone as an upgrade from blade. but wife wants me to get a proper phone (i.e. galaxy S II) instead... she doesn't want me keep buying cheap Chinese phones and upgrade every 10 month... (pulse > blade > Ideos X5)

Anyone think the Galaxy S II will last over 18 month?

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No matter what phone you get you will get bored of it over time haha

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The man from carphone warehouse says I will get mine tomorrow :D

Would they have said that whenever I phoned? :D

One of those mysteries that only time travel would reveal :o

Oh no, received a thank you for your order "Orders processed successfully will be delivered to your selected Carphone Warehouse store within 3 working days* of receiving your dispatch email."

He lied! who'd have thunk it

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Mine came today! Still at work so can't play till later tonight (about 8)

Once Updated, Rooted and ClockworkMod Installed I will post my thoughts on the device :D

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