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#28839 13-Dec-2008 16:04
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Hi, for christmas I am getting a new phone.

I am either going to get the Nokia 6275, or the Sanyo 3800.

I can’t decide which one though. I am youngish, but also have a slight tendency to drop my phones Tongue out, but I like a phone fast for texting.

Which one would you recommend?


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  #183875 13-Dec-2008 16:13
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if it was me buying the phones I would go with the nokia on the fact it has a better camera a external memory, But saying that its $50 more than the sanyo

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  #183882 13-Dec-2008 16:47
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Feature for feature, the Nokia wins by a huge margin, it was a very high end phone when new and still holds well today.

Nokia 6275
Display: 240 x 320 pixels (very detailed)
Camera: 2,000,000 pixels (2 mega pixel)
Memory: MicroSD up to 2GB
Bluetooth Yes - Headset speech only
GPS: Yes

Sanyo 3800
Display 160 x 120 (quite blocky)
Camera: 300,000 pixels (VGA)
Memory: Internal only
Bluetooth Yes - Headset speech only
GPS: No

In saying that, The Sanyo may be more suited to your needs as it's proven reliable and tough with good clarity and great reception (mate got one free and he's very hard on phones. Just bear in mind it's a very basic model.

 
 
 
 


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  #183887 13-Dec-2008 16:57
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paradoxsm: Nokia 6275

Bluetooth Yes - Headset speech only

Wrongburger... the bluetooth on this unit supports DUN, PC Sync, file transfer etc etc.

 

The 6275 is a great phone.








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  #186675 30-Dec-2008 13:58
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i have the nokia 6275 and its bluetooth connection is great, not only am i able to send and recieve files between phones(quite a rarity thesedays) but it has functioned perfectly with every single bluetooth device i have tried it with(also a rarity) the camera is great quality.. the only qualms i have is that it didnt come with an sd card .. i had to purchase one seperately the sound quality on the external loud speaker is a little tinny for playing music through..the buttons feel great.. over all a really nice phone

..well thats my opinion




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  #186679 30-Dec-2008 14:16
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+1 for 6275 here, nice little number

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  #186823 31-Dec-2008 14:11
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One under-rated feature of the 6275 is the GPS -- by installing MGMaps, and building your own maps using their website, you end up with a free, very useful GPS mapping system. If I want to use the search function, I pay for data access of course, but by installing off-line maps and using Google Earth to build a trip before I head off, it doesn't cost me a cent.

(However, being able to show someone a pic of their house using Google Maps and Streetview is worth the data charge, just to freak them out...)

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  #186826 31-Dec-2008 14:15
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yeah that is cool providing u have a couple of hundred meg free on your memory card, however it will also void your warrenty as installing third party software like that counts as "tampering" with the phone, just the same as if you had opened it up and yanked its guts out




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  #186840 31-Dec-2008 15:23
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pageweon: yeah that is cool providing u have a couple of hundred meg free on your memory card, however it will also void your warrenty as installing third party software like that counts as "tampering" with the phone, just the same as if you had opened it up and yanked its guts out


Yes, I have about 500MB of maps installed, your mileage may vary:)

It doesn't void my warranty (Telstraclear) but of course if the mapping software damaged the phone, it wouldn't be covered.

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  #188837 11-Jan-2009 19:20
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pageweon: yeah that is cool providing u have a couple of hundred meg free on your memory card, however it will also void your warrenty as installing third party software like that counts as "tampering" with the phone, just the same as if you had opened it up and yanked its guts out


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  #188902 12-Jan-2009 08:40
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its ok to download anything you want from the wap portals but the moment you start adding third party software(at least with telecom) its counted as tampering, in that way they dont cover you for viruses etc




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