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Topic # 150855 5-Aug-2014 16:56
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I know  that the moto G has a faster processor but doesn't have 4g i heard that they coming out with one later on  but the ace 3 has 4g but a slower processor but I like to know what be the best phone over all like dropping it and putting it in water for a short while etc 

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  Reply # 1102731 5-Aug-2014 17:00
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  Reply # 1102735 5-Aug-2014 17:05
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Motorola G is a fantastic phone, a bit confusing if you're used to Samsung, to be honest. 

For what are you buying the phone for? What's you're existing phone? 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1102754 5-Aug-2014 17:55
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It was a ace 2  it was a good phone now i'm looking at the Kogan Agora 4G 

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  Reply # 1102793 5-Aug-2014 18:33
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5" 1280x720 would be decidedly average to be honest, the motoG screen is superb for it's price point.

Have you seen the Kogan in real life? 



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  Reply # 1102794 5-Aug-2014 18:36
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No i haven't and i never heard of the brand before and i never seen the motoG before as well 

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  Reply # 1102812 5-Aug-2014 19:15
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Ah ok, I strongly suggest popping into a Vodafone or 2 degrees store and taking a look.

The extra screen real estate would be good, but for any geek the low dpi will annoy most people, especially when viewing e books or websites, but that is strongly my own opinion as well! 

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  Reply # 1102815 5-Aug-2014 19:21
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The ace 3 is absolute garbage - run a mile (we issue them at work)

The Moto G is fantastic.

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  Reply # 1102829 5-Aug-2014 19:55
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Moto G is a good phone, but to me feels a bit cheap and ugly. My wife likes hers, but I'll probably upgrade her to a better phone when it dies. Nothing wrong with it, performs well, just a bit ugly.

tehgerbil: 5" 1280x720 would be decidedly average to be honest, the motoG screen is superb for it's price point.

Have you seen the Kogan in real life? 


That's 256ppi.  The monitor I use all day is 87ppi. Phones have too many pixels, takes up processing power for little gain.




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  Reply # 1102843 5-Aug-2014 20:12
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timmmay:That's 256ppi.  The monitor I use all day is 87ppi. Phones have too many pixels, takes up processing power for little gain.


Fully agree, like the G3 is just over kill. But (again just my personal thoughts) 1 million pixels spread 5" viewed at cellphone length would mean the pixels are very visible, especially for content which demands attention like ebooks or viewing websites when compared to the same pixel count over 4". For text messages, or movies the extra screen real estate may be enough to sway someone who really doesn't care about dpi res! 

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  Reply # 1102879 5-Aug-2014 20:41
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Wait for the 4G variant of the Moto G that's rumoured to be coming out locally. 4G is worth the upgrade, but don't settle for WVGA to get it. ;)

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  Reply # 1104206 7-Aug-2014 15:55
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Does any one know when the moto G LTE XT1039 coming out to nz?  

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  Reply # 1104228 7-Aug-2014 16:42

Last report was late July for ~$325, although other reports indicate it could be a bit more. Shame it's cat3 rather than cat4, but whatchagonnado at that price.




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  Reply # 1104295 7-Aug-2014 18:40
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NikT: Last report was late July for ~$325, although other reports indicate it could be a bit more. Shame it's cat3 rather than cat4, but whatchagonnado at that price.


I look online  like these places http://www.expansys.co.nz/more/?sbadd=263406&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Product+Alerts and http://www.dwidigitalcameras.com.au/astore/Moto-G-8GB-4G-LTE-UNLOCKED-Mobile-Phones.aspx but I'm not to sure if these websites are good or not 

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mishyman: Does any one know when the moto G LTE XT1039 coming out to nz?  


JB Hi-Fi is suppose to get stock sometime next week. $339. Black only.

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