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Topic # 78282 2-Mar-2011 11:00 Send private message

Been reading a few of the older threads, e.g. http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=71242 and on the market for a $200 ish smartphone.

Was going to go for a vodafone 845 from trademe but the Ideos seems to have a better rep? Seem to be going for about the same amount of cash, with the 845 a bit cheaper..

What would you choose?

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 444711 2-Mar-2011 11:11 Send private message

Ideos every time (and I have a VF845!!)

It's a no brainer with capacitive screen and Froyo

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  Reply # 444723 2-Mar-2011 11:30 Send private message

Ideos

Had a play with both and the Ideos came out on top.

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  Reply # 444726 2-Mar-2011 11:33 Send private message

Unless the 845 is way cheaper, get the IDEOS..

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  Reply # 444729 2-Mar-2011 11:41 Send private message

Vodafone have bumped the price of the VF845 to $249 rrp - it's now simply not worth it the Ideos is a better phone for the price - you can pick up brand new ones on trade me for $150-180



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  Reply # 445085 3-Mar-2011 09:58 Send private message

Thanks for the response, ideos definitely then - going on trademe for 150-200, a bit more than the 845 but looks worth the difference..

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  Reply # 445797 5-Mar-2011 14:58 Send private message

used both phones, sold my 845 on trademe shortly after trying that out
ideos is way better, much more responsive




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