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  Reply # 709476 30-Oct-2012 21:09
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I've been very happy with the Huawei G300 as my first android phone. I got for around $240. You'd have to switch to vodafone or 2degrees though, and you'd most probably want to add a microsdhc card as inbuilt memory is pretty small.

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  Reply # 709503 30-Oct-2012 21:49
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Huawei Ascend g300 / Huawei Ascend g600 (Telecom) / Parallel Imported Galaxy S2




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  Reply # 709506 30-Oct-2012 21:56
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There's quite a few cheaper android phones in the latest warehouse mailer.

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  Reply # 709838 31-Oct-2012 13:42
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rgoulter:
D1023319: http://www.chinavasion.com/china/wholesale/Android_Phones/


wow theres some good deals on there at first glance.

Has anyone actually brought one from them?




Ny nephew has purchased from there with no issues.

But as others have said here it is all about what suits you best and there is a element of risk and quality is not as good. But then again what do you expect for a cheap phone.!!

Personally I treat phones like PC's - they are not assets that last - I buy cheap phones and upgrade regularly.


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  Reply # 709895 31-Oct-2012 14:59
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if you want cheap phones that can flick on you should still buy from NZ. for example I bought my u8150 for $130 then sold it 18 months later for $80




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AVR: Pioneer Elite SC-LX87 220W 9.2 Ch AVR
Speakers: Wharfedale Jade 7 Fronts / Jade 2c Center / Jade 5 Rears
Subs: iNuke 3000dsp 3000W proamp with 4x 15" JBL Sealed Subs
Display: Samsung 60" UA60H6400 LCD TV
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  Reply # 711098 2-Nov-2012 19:15
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assassinimports.co.nz
Good deals and a top bloke.

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