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  Reply # 398645 1-Nov-2010 16:41 Send private message

Linuxluver:
garvani: Cant say ive ever had a problem typing on a resistive screen.. All 3 of my touch screen phones have been/are resistive, you get the odd wrong letter but i put that down to fat finger/typing to fast Cool


Capacitive screens are feather-touch sensitive. Resistive tend to be easier to use with a stylus.

The Eken M001 is resistive and a pair of cut off knitting needles enhance two-handed typing enormously.  


Plus if you chuck in some steel wool you can whack out a volkswagon while you text.

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  Reply # 398867 1-Nov-2010 22:09 Send private message

I got one for my wife. It is a awesome phone for that price ($200).

Replaced ROM with this one

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=802893

Tested Mr Edition Rom and it's Spinoff. Wifi did not work on those ones.

Just a question though. Are Vodafone Prepaid phones locked to the network. I got a prepaid phone 3 years ago and it was not locked. Just wondering if they changed their policy

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  Reply # 398880 1-Nov-2010 22:33 Send private message

pritishd: I got one for my wife. It is a awesome phone for that price ($200).

Replaced ROM with this one

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=802893

Tested Mr Edition Rom and it's Spinoff. Wifi did not work on those ones.

Just a question though. Are Vodafone Prepaid phones locked to the network. I got a prepaid phone 3 years ago and it was not locked. Just wondering if they changed their policy


Vodafone NZ don't lock handsets. 

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  Reply # 398971 2-Nov-2010 08:45 Send private message

It seems Vodafone has matched the price and now they selling it for $199 online. Don''t know about in store cost?

http://bit.ly/bn0o10

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  Reply # 398980 2-Nov-2010 09:11 Send private message

so did the Mr. Edition rom work or not?




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  Reply # 398984 2-Nov-2010 09:27 Send private message

3g: I've been using a Vodafone 845 for a week or two now, evaluating it as an alternative platform to Windows Mobile/CE. I find it a good phone, having used Android 1.5 on a Sciphone N19 and 1.6 on an Eken M001.

Anyway, now that I've received my tracking number for my own personal Vodafone 845, I thought I'd mention (if people haven't already seen) that the Warehouse have a special introductory pricing for the Vodafone 845 for $199 (half price).

They are sold out online, but you may be able to pickup one instore.

Enjoy.

Nigel H. 


I just ordered one from Vodafone NZ on line.

For that price I'll have a good look at it and may flog it through TradeMe before Xmas. Or keep it as a backup or a gift for one of my daughters. :-)

UPDATE 12:50pm: Just got email saying the phone has been despatched and I will have it soon.  So either later this afternoon or sometime tomorrow. That's pretty cool. 




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  Reply # 398991 2-Nov-2010 09:50 Send private message

Which version of Android does the Vodafone one have, I couldn't see from the VF site?

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  Reply # 398997 2-Nov-2010 09:56 Send private message

it is android 2.1
rem seeing it somewhere




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  Reply # 398999 2-Nov-2010 10:01 Send private message

Didn't the Warehouse one come with a house brand bluetooth headpiece too for that same price a while back?

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  Reply # 399112 2-Nov-2010 14:05 Send private message

lokhor: so did the Mr. Edition rom work or not?


No, the WIFI is not working on that on that one. Use the Celestial Teapot one. It is easier to overclock with that one.

Plus it has a pretty sweet opening logo.

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  Reply # 399115 2-Nov-2010 14:06 Send private message


For that price I'll have a good look at it and may flog it through TradeMe before Xmas.


I think by then VF945 would be out

http://www.gsmarena.com/vodafone_945-3533.php

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  Reply # 399116 2-Nov-2010 14:07 Send private message

Jaxson: Didn't the Warehouse one come with a house brand bluetooth headpiece too for that same price a while back?


You had pay $20 for the bluetooth headpiece

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  Reply # 399120 2-Nov-2010 14:13 Send private message

They all have such low resolution screens :/




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  Reply # 399292 2-Nov-2010 18:39 Send private message

Picked up 2, one for the Kid and one for me to play with (big kid). Cheap as but no comparison to my Galaxy S. Both are on 2degrees now.They have a $200 Vodafone prepay sticker with a code that are unwanted.If you are on supa pre pay and want a code. PM me and will give you one. Have only two to give.T and C are on Vodafone site.

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  Reply # 399311 2-Nov-2010 19:17 Send private message

andrewcnz: Picked up 2, one for the Kid and one for me to play with (big kid). Cheap as but no comparison to my Galaxy S. Both are on 2degrees now.They have a $200 Vodafone prepay sticker with a code that are unwanted.If you are on supa pre pay and want a code. PM me and will give you one. Have only two to give.T and C are on Vodafone site.


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