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  Reply # 523177 19-Sep-2011 18:40
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I had a p500 for ages and loved it... I have noticed people brick them when installing 2.3 official.
I wouldn't bother with the official 2.3 though, as it is extremely buggy.
Takes 5 minutes to root, recover and put on a custom ROM.

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  Reply # 523179 19-Sep-2011 18:42
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blakamin: I had a p500 for ages and loved it


Did you have any issues with dust under the screen. If this is a design flaw with this phone, you can bet your bottom dollar that my daughter will be susceptible to it. She's not renowned for taking good care of her tech. :-)

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  Reply # 523182 19-Sep-2011 18:48
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Actually I did when I took the screen protector off to sell it. It was 7-8 months old though and one of the first ones.
I had heard that LG had solved that problem in later builds

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  Reply # 523199 19-Sep-2011 19:34
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Here's my review of the P500 on telecom - there is also another review of the 2 degrees version on my you tube channel, sorry I don't have a review of the X3.

One thing that I will mention post review about the P500 is that there is no scratch resistant coating on the screen so you'll need a protector to keep it in good condition - I still like the P500 it's a good size and the offline maps are handy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6vXgKZHHW8

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  Reply # 523217 19-Sep-2011 20:08
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nitrotech: Here's my review of the P500 on telecom - there is also another review of the 2 degrees version on my you tube channel, sorry I don't have?a review of the X3.

One thing that I will mention post review about the P500 is that there is no scratch resistant coating on the screen so you'll need a protector to keep it in good condition - I still like the P500 it's a good size and the offline maps are handy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6vXgKZHHW8


Thanks, I'll check it out tomorrow.



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  Reply # 523225 19-Sep-2011 20:19
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Glad to hear the positive feedback on the P500 as I was offered one via PM and am going with it. Thanks for all the helpful comments and also the mention of a screen protector being necessary. I would most likely have put one on anyway as I have with all our touch devices but means I will do it sooner rather then later.







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  Reply # 523248 19-Sep-2011 20:54
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Nety: Glad to hear the positive feedback on the P500 as I was offered one via PM and am going with it. Thanks for all the helpful comments and also the mention of a screen protector being necessary. I would most likely have put one on anyway as I have with all our touch devices but means I will do it sooner rather then later.


Just remember the P500h is the telecom version of the phone - otherwise you'll get the 900mhz version of the phone.

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  Reply # 523290 19-Sep-2011 22:17
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If you know anyone in the UK get them to get you an Orange San Francisco (aka ZTE Blade). Needs rooting etc. but for $200 is staggering value.  I love mine and the screen is amazing.




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  Reply # 523376 20-Sep-2011 08:45
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nitrotech:
Just remember the P500h is the telecom version of the phone - otherwise you'll get the 900mhz version of the phone.


It is the h. Thanks for checking.







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