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  1. jaseuk

    jaseuk Well-Known Member

    No probs Gabby, I'll think I'll stick with buymobiles. On a side note has anyone read anywhere if Sony are pre-sticking on the screen protectors on the S like they did for some of their other Xperia's? Because that would be friggin sweet.

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  2. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member

    im not ssaying it will happen again but probably best to jsut stick with your order now unless buymobiles get severely delayed

    oh did they used to do that with their phones that would be great im terrible at putting those things on
  3. angelus97

    angelus97 Well-Known Member

    Looking at some of the unboxing videos it looks as though Sony aren't attaching the screen protectors themselves but are including one in the box.
  4. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member

    thanks-oh well will have to maybe get someone else to do it for me
  5. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member

    I think like the Arc a shatter proof sheet will already be applied to the screen with a spare in the box.
  6. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member

    oh i hope so would be handy
  7. jaseuk

    jaseuk Well-Known Member

  8. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member

    thanks for that jase

    reading through it looking good im not a fan of port flaps either i tend to get very annoyed with them so will prob end up snapping it off lol

    like the look of the homescreens though

    great that the screen protector is already on why are people asking if they can put their own one on you wouldnt have to?
  9. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member

    My one and only concern about the Xperia S is the touch sensitive buttons just above the transparent element...there have been some reports of them being very much hit and miss, as stated on the Xperia blog.
  10. jaseuk

    jaseuk Well-Known Member

    Hmmm....will they even be used when the S gets ICS? Also don't a lot phones have a touch sensitive section on the bottom eg Sensation XE?
  11. bayhota

    bayhota Well-Known Member

    when are they expected to release this? and where is the cheapest deal to get one sim free. all ive seen so far is that its expected to be released on the 27th of march.
  12. jaseuk

    jaseuk Well-Known Member

    Sim free I couldn't tell you, but on contract delivery estimate is within 8 days on some sites, I guess sim free will be sooner if anything
  13. Alien987

    Alien987 Member

    ICS on screen buttons are optional, so if the phone already has soft buttons they surely won't use on screen buttons, it wouldn't make any sense.

    The cheapest sim free I could find shipped (to the US) is Handtec, and they're expecting to start shipping next week.
  14. angelus97

    angelus97 Well-Known Member

    Some retailers are saying it'll be released next Tuesday. I'm not holding my breath but it'd be awesome if I had one by this time next week.
  15. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member

    mpd are still saying 8 days for delivery as i said before they state days and it never seems to materialise in time
  16. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member


    play says 6 march still for a sim free phone
  17. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member

    And Clove still expect stock week commencing the 5th March.
  18. jaseuk

    jaseuk Well-Known Member

    Just an update: I rang Buymobiles and the lady said that for O2 they are getting their delivery on Tuesday 6th March, to despatch asap. I'll wait a few more days then and see if they can deliver by mid next week.
  19. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member

    nice one-yeah it does now say expected 6 march on their website
  20. davewood44

    davewood44 Well-Known Member

    I'm back in the room! I couldn't resist so re-ordered the s in white from clove. Still got the Htc one x on pre-order mind but the Sony was too good not to try.

    If in a month I still want the Htc then I will try both for a few days and then put one of them on eBay!

    :eek:
  21. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member

    Ordered the white one from Clove too. Hopefully they will have delivery on Monday so I can have it by Tuesday/Wednesday. I hate all this waiting, especially as it has now been released.
  22. davewood44

    davewood44 Well-Known Member

    Fingers crossed!

    However I see handtec are now saying they have no eta for the white version only the black will be guaranteed for monday. so I hope the same won't be said for clove on monday morning? I will sit next to my inbox all day :eek:
  23. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member

    It's rather annoying as the white version is available from phones4u NOW at
  24. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member

    That has been the case for the last 2/3 weeks since I have been looking on Handtec.
  25. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member

    Come on I want my phone!

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