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# 80941 6-Apr-2011 13:22
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Hi guys! I want your biased opinions on probably the most asked question here:
I'm looking to buy a Android phone and want recommendations on what to get.
I'm currently looking at the HTC range (loving that HTC sense) and the Samsung Galaxy.

- Development for apps (doing Computer Science level 3 papers and developing apps)
- Personal organisation (calendar, emails)
- Communication (duh!)

Opinions of types of phone to get, and where to buy it would be extremely helpful!

Thanks in advance,
Jack Attack 

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  # 455906 6-Apr-2011 13:27
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why not nexus S (vanilla)? is it for telecom or voda/2degrees? is my first choice

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  # 455912 6-Apr-2011 13:47
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htc desire s is my vote

However, personally, I would advice motorola's defy and atrix. These a real kickass devices. Right specs, right build quality and right price.

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  # 456521 7-Apr-2011 19:34
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HTC Desire, Desire S +1 not Desire HD (battery not as good) 

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  # 456524 7-Apr-2011 19:50
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If you want a QWERTY keyboard, get the HTC Desire Z. I <3 mine. Can type pretty fast on it

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  # 457016 9-Apr-2011 14:57
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Also consider the HTC Incredible S. It's similar to the Desire HD but better battery, slightly smaller screen (4"). The phone is black stealth like called "murdered out". It's a great phone.

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  # 457309 10-Apr-2011 21:29
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If you're willing to wait a few months then theres the HTC Evo 3D or Pyramid/Sensation. HTC is supposed to be making an announcement on April 12 which a lot of people seem to think will be about the Pyramid.
Id also say have a look at :)

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  # 457411 11-Apr-2011 11:21
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Galaxy S as they are quite good value right now ~$600 incl P&P from eking.  You can't buy a better phone at that price point.

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  # 457443 11-Apr-2011 12:17
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I have decided to purchase a HTC Desire, it was $604 from eking, and was perfect for my budget. Hopefully should arrive by the end of this week. Thanks to kobiak for pointing out eking, got a really great deal!

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  # 457447 11-Apr-2011 12:24
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Excellent choice my friend :) far better than those huawei bags of **** lol

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