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# 220109 26-Jul-2017 16:51
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What are peoples thoughts on the best budget phone out there at the moment.. and i'm talking sub $500




was hoping the oneplus 3t would drop into that range but seems it will sell out before getting there.

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  # 1831739 26-Jul-2017 16:55
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I don't think you can beat the Xiaomi Redmi 4X Pro from AliExpress for under $200NZ. Great camera, fast chipset, great build quality.

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  # 1831760 26-Jul-2017 18:19
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Moto G5 Plus is a great piece of kit for the dollars. 7.1, great battery life with the Snapdragon 625, and has band 28. Bought one for my mum the other week.

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  # 1831927 27-Jul-2017 06:33
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Vodafone Smart Mini7 - $34 at the warehouse, buy one for each ear!



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  # 1833538 29-Jul-2017 20:08
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Fully recommend the Vodafone Smart V8 for $350. Bought one last weekend as a replacement for a broken Lumia 735 and it's my first Android phone after persisting with Windows for a few years. Loving it so far, seems a really device for the price and comes with the latest version of android too. Few people I've showed it to have been surprised the price is that low, including a couple of people using Samsung S7's. Didn't want to spend more than $400, and was tossing up between this and a couple of others and very happy with my choice in the end.

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