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Topic # 243731 28-Dec-2018 20:43
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My old phone stopped working so my plan is to purchase another phone by about February. I've had a quick look and the phone that has caught my eye the most is the Huawei Nova 3i. I'll mainly be using the phone for playing games, using YouTube/Netflix and calls/texts. I'd definitely be using it daily, up to a few hours a day. Anyone have any suggestions or recommendations?

 

 

 

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  Reply # 2151677 28-Dec-2018 21:03
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Nokia has a good reputation for updates, good midrange phones. Moto G6 (or G7 if they're out) is a good midrange phone, well priced, gets updates well, and performance is good - about as good as a flagship a couple of years before.

 

I'll be looking hard at Nokia when I want to trade up from my Huawei P9. Huawei doesn't have a great reputation for updates, but they're getting a bit better.





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  Reply # 2151678 28-Dec-2018 21:05
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This came up regarding replacing a compact phone but it is a larger phone that is available for under $400 with good set of features.

 

freitasm: An alternative would be the Huawei Nova 3i.

 

 

 

P.S. Here's another thread with some good sub $400 imports.

 

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=243229


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2151687 28-Dec-2018 21:47
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If you wait until the Galaxy S10 is released you will be able to pick up a S8 or S8+ second hand for not much more than that price.


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  Reply # 2151715 29-Dec-2018 06:55
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The nova 3E is a good phone my wife has one
I've seen them under 400

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  Reply # 2151726 29-Dec-2018 07:38
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IMHO I'd recommend spending a little more and get a Nokia 7.1, although I do recall somebody maybe having them advertised at just over $400 in one of their sales.

 

 


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  Reply # 2151754 29-Dec-2018 09:44
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Add the Xiaomi Mi8 Lite to the watch list as is currently on special for $459


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  Reply # 2151767 29-Dec-2018 10:10
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I think Nokia have well and truly nailed the mid-range segment.


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