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  Reply # 496298 21-Jul-2011 15:20 Send private message

Neither... never get a QVGA android phone.

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  Reply # 496307 21-Jul-2011 15:39 Send private message

FYI:

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileDetails.jsp?skuId=sku12370014


This looks like the newer version of the 845.  Has the capacitive screen for instance.

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  Reply # 496316 21-Jul-2011 16:05 Send private message

All 3 phones are similar spec suggest you try them instore before you buy to see which one you like.

The Ideos has several custom roms available including some that enable multi touch on the device.

As stated above a QVGA screen will limit your selecton of apps from the Market.

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  Reply # 496317 21-Jul-2011 16:09 Send private message

nitrotech: As stated above a QVGA screen will limit your selecton of apps from the Market.


How big an effect? I'd basically be happy as long as it does the google apps (maps/places/g+/mail) and GPS okay.. 

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  Reply # 496320 21-Jul-2011 16:17 Send private message

Lets just say my Nokia 3120C has a QVGA screen and thats two inches and not touch screen compared to a 2.8"+ touchscreen "smartphone"

https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuAyjaW70ts_dGZrQnRveWF1QXd0cFZBMXE1SXlvQUE&hl=en_US#gid=0

You can get a X10 mini or a Galaxy mini for not a lot more then those budget options

edit: nvm theyre both QVGA as well, could look at the Wildfire S or the LG P500 

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  Reply # 496331 21-Jul-2011 16:37 Send private message

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nitrotech: As stated above a QVGA screen will limit your selecton of apps from the Market.


How big an effect? I'd basically be happy as long as it does the google apps (maps/places/g+/mail) and GPS okay.. 


The apps you mention are all pre installed on these devices so no issue there. 

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  Reply # 496555 22-Jul-2011 10:02 Send private message

I have the U8150 and there haven't been that many apps I can't install because of the res. On the other hand, higher res would be welcome, but you're on a budget.

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