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#112718 18-Dec-2012 10:32
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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


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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  #734172 18-Dec-2012 10:37
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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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  #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...



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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  #734174 18-Dec-2012 10:40
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Oh so sorry lol how do I put those into links to make it easier?

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  #734206 18-Dec-2012 11:28
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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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  #737178 25-Dec-2012 18:50
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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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  #737179 25-Dec-2012 18:54
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Htc desire X $200 at warehouse for boxing day sales. 50% off

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  #737181 25-Dec-2012 18:55
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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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  #737193 25-Dec-2012 20:49
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Would be best to know which network you want to use it on too.... if you want to maximize performance

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  #737208 25-Dec-2012 22:35
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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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