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Sadly saying goodbye to my Hero

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nighthaunt, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Nighthaunt

    Nighthaunt Well-Known Member
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    Well it's that time again - time to say goodbye to my Hero - I've found it a stunning phone, which I have used to completely run my home and work life.

    Considering I bought a sim free handset to replce the new Nokia N97 I got with a new contract 13 months ago (N97 went to my other half) I spent a hell of a lot on a phone, but over the year I can happily say its something I've never regretted.

    Well onwards - and I've just upgraded 2 months early to a new Desire HD on vodafone:) The Hero won't be retiring just yet though :D its going to be my other halfs new phone - although he doesn't know it yet;) but will no doubt will be very excited:)

    Thanks to everyone here for the help you've given me with questions and will no doubt see you on the DHD forum here at some point:)

    I can only hope I'm as pleased with the desire hd as I have been with the Hero.
     

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  2. jonous101

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    I too am leaving my beloved Hero behind. Upgraded to the Desire HD from 3 - got an absolute bargain if i'm honest. Feel like i've robbed them and all because i threatened to leave! The Hero has been the best phone i've ever owned (and i've owned a lot!). Again the Hero will still be in use, my mum is going to have a go at it (which should be fun to watch).
    I guess i'll see you on Desire HD forum!
    Thanks for all your help x
     
  3. Nighthaunt

    Nighthaunt Well-Known Member
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    Well that may have been a bit premature - online when I selected the early upgrade it said dispatching in 2-3 days - however having spoken with Vodafone today they are out of stock of the Desire HD for at least a week - they couldn't guarantee my order would be filled in a weeks time so decided to cancel the upgrade - waiting for confrimation this has been cancelled (only been an hour).

    Well 100 days till contract ends (1st Feb) so might be delays - damn shame was bidding on 2 32gb cards on fleablay (Kingston sealed packaging 1 x class 4 and 1 x class 6) but at least can use the new card in Hero.

    Here I am wondering how much it would be to end my Voda contract early now hmmmm???
     
  4. Xyro

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    You usually have to pay for the rest of the contract all at once to buy your self out.
     
  5. Nighthaunt

    Nighthaunt Well-Known Member
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    Yeah had the sad feeling that would be the case - and at
     
  6. jonous101

    jonous101 Well-Known Member
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    i know people who have gone to phones 4 u and they've 'bought' the rest of the contract, but i've never done this myself. i was lucky, my contract ends next month.
     
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