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Topic # 204454 2-Oct-2016 13:52
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just brought the mrs a p8 lite Huawei...quite impressed... now hunt is on for my first andrioid handset...Considering...P9 lite...thoughts...?...Or other phones to consider...Don't want 5.5" bit big I think..so 5 "' although p9 5.2'' price under 500$ preferably..Rather keen on p9 lite at this stage




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  Reply # 1644169 2-Oct-2016 14:21
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Take a look at the Nexus 5X which can be picked up for quite cheap right now. It has the latest version of Android, decent specs and within your pricerange.





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  Reply # 1644171 2-Oct-2016 14:23
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LG G4? its about 509 so slightly more expensive


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  Reply # 1644282 2-Oct-2016 17:26
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If I was buying today it would be a Nexus. It is the only platform with guaranteed timely security updates.

That said, others are slow with updates but most arrive eventually.

Purely on specs, Nexus is a half step behind for the same money. That would not bother me, but depends on your particular habits of use.



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  Reply # 1644299 2-Oct-2016 18:24
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standard use id say normal things,,,few apps ,camera important,.. not really for games..just the odd one.. just liked the mrs p8lite I brought and was hoping to get some replies on p9 lite...def looking at nexus at mo as well...although no sd card..




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  Reply # 1644309 2-Oct-2016 18:38
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No SD, but like all phones now you can plug in any USB storage with an adaptor.

Or skip the adaptor and use one of the new mini USB/C things directly:


https://www.kingston.com/en/usb/otg

I have used phones with low internal storage and it's a pain but having photos and videos sync automatically on home WiFi to google drive or similar keeps it clear.

But yeah not much space for a music collection is a challenge.

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