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Topic # 111172 26-Oct-2012 12:35 Send private message

Hi, Im after a Nokia Lumia 710 in mint condition for aged first smartphone user, plus a "ruggedised" outdoors smartphone like Motorola Defy , also in top condition

Telecom network but I think all Lumia phones are tri-band meaning they work on both our major networks?

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  Reply # 706850 26-Oct-2012 12:44 Send private message

Only the Telecom version of Lumia 710 is tri band for 3G support on all 3 carriers in NZ.




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  Reply # 706854 26-Oct-2012 12:47 Send private message

http://www.expansys.co.nz/sony-xperia-go-unlocked-black-233865/

check this one out. The white version is even 20NZD cheaper

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  Reply # 706870 26-Oct-2012 12:53 Send private message

How much are you looking to pay for a Lumia 710?



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  Reply # 707558 27-Oct-2012 18:30 Send private message

Thanks all

The Xperia Go looks quite good for an IP67 rated phone, however I think the Telecom variant needs to be ST27A for 850mhz, ST27i is 900mhz

http://www.gsmarena.com/compare.php3?idPhone1=3998&idPhone2=4782

Only thing that doesnt sound great is the low screen res 320 x 480 on a 3.5" so maybe web pages will be hard to read?

The Motorola Defy XT looks about right to me but too overpriced, single core proc but fast enough probably and better screen res

For the Lumia 710, send me an offer if you like?



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  Reply # 709902 31-Oct-2012 15:11 Send private message

Keen also for a Lumia 800, if anyone has one in immac condition Ill pay a good price

They were $339 new this morn from Warehouse with sim and car charger



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  Reply # 712769 6-Nov-2012 11:30 Send private message

I got a Lumia 800, very nice phone. EOL I guess because of WP7 but perfectly functional enough for a wrinklies first smartphone which is the intended use

Still keen for a "rugged" phone if anyone has or can recommend?


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