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Old Jun 15, 2008, 06:08 AM   #1
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I will be at the Apple Store Sydney for the iPhone 3G Launch. (Apple Store, Sydney will be opening at 5 p.m on 19/06/2008)

EDIT: Due to the high price of iPhone3G in Australia and the lack of 3G Mobile Coverage and Wifi Hotspots in Australia, I have decided NOT to go to the launch but get a iPod Touch off eBay instead
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 06:15 AM   #2
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I will be at the Apple Store Sydney (if it's open by July 11) for the iPhone 3G Launch
It's open on the 19 June (this week!) tbohlsennswssrg !

http://www.apple.com/au/retail/sydney/
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 06:22 AM   #3
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Its opening on the 19th June but I thought the iphone was being launched on the 11th July.

Do you know anything we dont???
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 06:27 AM   #4
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Its opening on the 19th June but I thought the iphone was being launched on the 11th July.

Do you know anything we dont???
No I don't. The store has it's grand opening on June 19th and the iPhone goes on sale on the July 11th. Although I'm not sure we'll be able to buy the iPhone at the Apple Sydney retail store (happy to be corrected if anyone knows anything different).
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 04:17 PM   #5
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Yes, I know I corrected my post above...

Of course it will be on sale on July 11 at the Store Sydney, wouldn't be stupid and not sell it at they're own company store this isn't Microsoft (MSFT) Remember...

P.S I will be at the store between 4 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. with estimated launch time of 6 p.m. because that is the time when the 1st iPhone Launched.
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 11:18 PM   #6
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anyone here going to queue up to be inline for the Thursday opening? =)
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Old Jun 16, 2008, 12:37 AM   #7
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ahh, iPhone 3G. Can't wait !

yeah i might drop into the city store to pick one up. Any word on prices for aus as yet?
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Old Jun 16, 2008, 12:49 AM   #8
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i'm dropping into the store on the 12th, less crowded and it's the weekend
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Old Jun 16, 2008, 02:44 AM   #9
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I will be there for the opening this Thursday.

(I have to come from Maquarie Centre because of School SPORT)
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Heading up on the weekend - just going to check it out.
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Old Jun 16, 2008, 07:03 AM   #11
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looking real good!!

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^^^^Awesome.

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Of course it will be on sale on July 11 at the Store Sydney, wouldn't be stupid and not sell it at they're own company store
My only reservation is how they'll do it. Will they'll have both Vodafone and Optus in store to sign you up for a contract? Or will their staff be trained as both Optus and Vodafone resellers and sell pitch you both contracts?
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Old Jun 17, 2008, 05:19 AM   #13
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My only reservation is how they'll do it. Will they'll have both Vodafone and Optus in store to sign you up for a contract? Or will their staff be trained as both Optus and Vodafone resellers and sell pitch you both contracts?

Will it be prepay or do I have to 'force' activate it in Australia ?

Edit: I am a vodafone prepay user in Australia

Edit2: I hate contracts (Because of my age I can not sign a contract)
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I dont think the Sydney Apple store will be selling the iPhone on contracts as they would have to support both Vodafone and Optus which would just complicate things which is not Apple's style.

Anyhow if I find out they will be selling on Vodafone contracts i'll be there
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Old Jun 18, 2008, 12:47 AM   #15
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Yay

Anyone else coming to the Sydney Apple Store opening tomorrow ?

I will be in my school's PE Uniform (Bright Blue with the word CHATSWOOD on it)

Edit: Here is a photo of it:
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Old Jun 18, 2008, 01:08 AM   #16
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I might come down after work. Probably will just wait til Friday though.
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Old Jul 8, 2008, 04:48 AM   #17
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Is anyone coming at all?
So far I have not heard anything from anyone about line up; probably due to uncertainty if Apple Store Sydney will actually sell iPhone 3G...

Please post reply if anyone is planning on lining up anyway..
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Short answer is no as I do not believe the Apple store will be selling the iPhone on 3 different carriers.
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