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Topic # 52566 4-Dec-2009 15:41
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Hi all, I'm new here. Mum has asked me to investigate into a new vodafone mobile for her. In her words:

I want a good mobile (Vodafone) that can email, text and call. Photos I do occasioanlly. Don't need music. Most important that email is very simple.

Personally I would also add that wifi would be handy, assuming you can set the phone to use the wifi when it's available and the roaming internet when not.

Simple user interface is pretty key, and I am currently asking her if she has any preference interms of input, ie. does she want a full keyboad ala blackberry etc.

So any recommendations to get me on the right track would be fantastic.

Cheers, Rupert












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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 279361 4-Dec-2009 16:24
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Also, I've noticed theres a few phones on price spy that arn't available through vodafone, if she was to get say a nokia e75 will it work on the vodafone network? Or would we have to wait?

Thanks again.

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  Reply # 279366 4-Dec-2009 16:36
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iPhone! I cannot emphasise enough just how nice these are to use.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 279370 4-Dec-2009 16:40
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Really? For someone who basically only wants smooth emailing? Surely a full keyboard would be superior? I've used a ipod touch keyboard and while it wasn't bad it certainly wasn't fantastic. However the rest of the user interface is awesome for sure.

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  Reply # 279481 5-Dec-2009 01:58
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Switch your mum to XT and have a look at either the Samsung S5603 or the LG GR500F.




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  Reply # 279678 6-Dec-2009 07:01
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I would look at the Nokia E71 or E72. I've owned the E71 and it fits the bill for your Mum's requirements. The Iphone is a fantastic device but would be overkill for what your mum wants. It would be like killing an ant with a hand grenade ;).




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