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Topic # 112718 18-Dec-2012 10:32 Send private message

I'm on a real budget here and looking for a simple smartphone but get most of it. Out of these which would be the better one

Thanks:)


http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/EM0099/samsung-galaxy-pocket-black-4

http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/EM0091/telecom-t903-black

http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/EM0086/2degrees-smart-touch

http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/E4172/sony-ericsson-x10-mini-2degrees


Like to play mp3 files, get apps, bluetooth, wireless for broadband at home etc 

PS. can any of these able to use skype?

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  Reply # 734172 18-Dec-2012 10:37 Send private message

Since you are asking for help, the minimum would be to put those URL as links to make it easier for others to check the models...

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  Reply # 734173 18-Dec-2012 10:39

freitasm: Since you are asking for help, the minimum would be to put those URL as links to make it easier for others to check the models...

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or you could make GZ automatically parse un-linked urls :)



TBH I wouldn't spend less than 199 for an android.



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  Reply # 734174 18-Dec-2012 10:40 Send private message

Oh so sorry lol how do I put those into links to make it easier?

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  Reply # 734206 18-Dec-2012 11:28 Send private message

Have you tried googling the reviews of each model of phone?
Checked out the manufacturers website or used the compare features on the teleco websites?

I wouldnt reccomend the Sony Ericsson X10 as these are end of line (well about to be) and the Sony Xperia models are the new breed (Xperia U, Xperia P (this one might be going cheap somewhere and packed full of features)).

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  Reply # 737178 25-Dec-2012 18:50 Send private message

Stretch the budget and get a Samsung galaxy ace 2 or an HTC desire X. Anything less isn't really worth buying if you want a good experience

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  Reply # 737179 25-Dec-2012 18:54 Send private message

Htc desire X $200 at warehouse for boxing day sales. 50% off

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  Reply # 737181 25-Dec-2012 18:55 Send private message

To be fair I would be keen on any of the phones you've mentioned - the 2 degrees smart touch is on special tomorrow at Noel leeming for $45 that's the best deal I've seen on a budget handset.

Can your budget stretch to $199 the Htc desire x is 199 at the warehouse and is a much better phone.

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  Reply # 737193 25-Dec-2012 20:49 Send private message

Would be best to know which network you want to use it on too.... if you want to maximize performance

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  Reply # 737208 25-Dec-2012 22:35 Send private message

Motorola Atrix 2 is another good phone to look into, bought one of these to upgrade Dad's Xperia Active this christmas and he's loving it!




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