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  Reply # 1102809 5-Aug-2014 19:06
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There's a not particularly detailed review of it here:

One of its main criticisms is the quality of the screen:

Despite the fact that BenQ makes displays and imaging products all the live-long day, the screen on the Agora 4G is sadly sub-standard. I didn’t expect a $229 handset to have a 1080p panel, but a 720p one where I couldn’t see every single individual pixel while also lamenting the lack of saturation would have been nice. It almost looks like you’re viewing the device through a piece of Cling Wrap. 

But generally they suggest it offers excellent value for money. 

It'll be interesting to see if there are - or will be in time - a decent range of accessories (case etc) available for it; I shudder with the idea of paying the $25 for a screen protector being asked on Kogan's website!

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  Reply # 1102810 5-Aug-2014 19:11
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I wonder what the camera is like, anyway 5" 720 would just be really nasty.. especially for ereaders and websites..

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  Reply # 1102813 5-Aug-2014 19:16
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paulmilbank: What is HD? 720 or 1080?


smileFunny guy. Looks like I took too long to post, was asked and answered by others ahead of me. 
Reviews, such as there are, look ok. Not great, but for the price, amazingly good. Even beats out the Moto G 4G on price.

*edit* bah, beaten again with a review link this time, must post faster.

Try Vultr using this link and get us both some credit:

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  Reply # 1102863 5-Aug-2014 20:31
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Good to see a decentish LTE cheapie come out. All the chinese handsets are only just really catching up with 3G finally, and still often only on one sim card.


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  Reply # 1102880 5-Aug-2014 20:42

This looks pretty good on paper, especially with band 28. I'd be keen to hear what anyone local who picks one up thinks of it in person, though.

EDIT: The Gizmodo review sold me on the design, but that display reminds me of Sony's old offenses in the screen department. :( 

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