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  # 1750788 30-Mar-2017 17:04
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Seeing as your wife has had a lumia 520, have you considered a Lumia 550?  

 

Our son smashed her 530 so had to look for a replacement, luckily for us the warehouse were selling the 550 for $79 at the time (carrier locked to Voda tho) so we picked that up.  

 

Have to say I'm pretty impressed with it, compared with the 530 and even my own 920!  For the price it's not a bad device at all. 


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  # 1750891 30-Mar-2017 20:34
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Yeh did suggest the 550 but shes gotten used to Android.

 

Ended up picking up a Huawei Y3 II for $99 from Noel Leemings - 2D had same phone for $129.

 

 





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  # 1753625 3-Apr-2017 11:26
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I have recommended this rugged android to a few clumsy mates. It's running Lollipop and is pretty much everything proof. And supports NZ LTE bands.

https://www.spark.co.nz/shop/mobile/phones/spark-r84.html?intfree=24m#Prepaid

On special for $399

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  # 1753676 3-Apr-2017 12:21
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That's pretty ugly. Wouldn't the better option be to just buy a rugged waterproof case.

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