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Topic # 110843 17-Oct-2012 16:03 Send private message

Hi Everyone

What would you recommend as a handset for a tradesmen. I have to organise a phone for someone as they have damaged their last one. Their last phone was a Motorola defy.

They need something durable and rugged.


Thanks

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  Reply # 702594 17-Oct-2012 16:30 Send private message

BTR: Hi Everyone

What would you recommend as a handset for a tradesmen. I have to organise a phone for someone as they have damaged their last one. Their last phone was a Motorola defy.

They need something durable and rugged.


Thanks


Are they needing a smartphone or a dumbphone?
We've had people using the http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileDetails.jsp?skuId=sku10850024&voucherCode=&selectionKey=mobile&menuKey=' target='_blank'>Samsung rugged dumbphones from VF, which have been good apart from a tendancy to pocket-dial 111 occasionally.

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  Reply # 702597 17-Oct-2012 16:35 Send private message

Get the sony xperia acro S if you want a tough smart phone

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  Reply # 702852 18-Oct-2012 11:56 Send private message

They could try a JCB Toughphone (http://www.clove.co.uk/smartphones/jcb-toughphone)




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