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  1. cheesy999

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    An IPAD 2 is more expensive then a top of the range android phone!!!, its cheaper to have a phone that does it all

    besides its great that you can go on TPU or watch youtube or listen to spotify when your waiting for something (like a train etc)
     
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    well we prefer not to carry the ipad around + buy the addtional data package for it. buy a decent phone save £300+
     
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    Pfffft, you think they compare? You think that you get the same options? You think squinting on a poxy little screen at my age is good lol :D
     
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    you can use it to call in airstrikes tatty. (im sure this awakens some sort of nostalgic memories for you :laugh:)
     
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    Have you seen the size of Some of these phones, you can barely fit some in your hand and if you want a tablet the android ones are cheaper too

    If you need anything more then an android phone your better off getting a laptop anyway
     
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    Still the vile Nokia 5530, i flipping tell you symbian is one shitty OS. The battery is crap but one good thing is the construction its durable. For simple phoning its okay but the UI and OS are really slow and unintuitive, has youtube too but the UI for that isn't that great either.

    I wanted a Galaxy S but i always thought if they could combo the great screen on the Galaxy S and the camera on the Google Nexus S (made by Samsung too) you would have a great phone. Dual core phones where only around the corner so there wasn't any point in getting a Galaxy S.

    EDIT: There are quite a lot of second hand HTC Hero on ebay http://phones.shop.ebay.co.uk/Mobil...le_Phones&_sc=1&_sop=15&_trksid=p3286.c0.m301

    EDIT: I dont see what all the fuss is says the IPAD 2 owner! LOL ironic or what? Also Freedom just get the brand new HTC Hero from play better being off that way incase the refurb is scratched up and you wouldn't be able to do anything about it.

    Ipad lets see £500 (guestimate) for an Ipad then a year later 'OH LOOK NEW BETTER IMPROVED IPAD'. I bet all the original Ipad owners where crying then, maybe not im guessing they bought the second version too.
     
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    I got so desperate to get rid of my samsung that i almost bought my mates Nokia 5800 for £60
     
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    when i had a Samsung i spent an entire week trying to buy my friends Sony xperia x8, my Samsung really was a truly S**T phone, interestingly though i started to like it the same week i got my HTC Wildfire so that was a bit depressing, still while my Samsung was incredibley reliable it also lagged (who else actually had/has a phone where you have to wait a few seconds to wait for a 20 people long contact list to load)
     
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    Whats wrong with the Galaxy S II and the original? just because they may have had some shitty phones doesn't mean those 2 are like that. Im not a fan of the mini or anything like that.

    I went right off sony phones i used to have a k800i solid and reliable phone for its day but the new smart phones from sony just kinda meh to me.
     
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    I have tried HTC, Samsung, Motorola and Sony android phones, I can honestly say that HTC are by far the best build and the Samsungs have the best designs and camera.. Motorola is a blend of the Two and actually end up better than it's counterparts minus the camera... I have loved all my phones...

    But sony they are trying too hard to achieve a sort of PS3 world, it really doesn't work for a phone.... Plus build is Meh and optics are so-so
     
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    I had the Nokia 5230 and i bricked that piece of crap and now i have the blackberry torch which is one of the most high end phone i have ever had in history lol.
    2nd highest on the line is my old LG viewty lol.
    In my state of mind HTC was 1st phone manufacture to use android right??
    And the whole ipad2,i rather have the iphone instead,smaller has similar features to ipad2 and its portable and not many people will try steal it off you. Why because its safely tucked in your pocket and ipad well i like carrying a big bag for it lol.
     
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    i know someone who has the galaxy mini, good phone from what i've seen (me and my freinds all have andriod phones(i got my HTC and everyone just appeared to think 'i want one of those')
     
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    yeah the wildfire S was like that for me... but the darn thing was too slow!

    it really looks hot in white


    anyone heard this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18SUFbABxNQ&feature=related
     
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    Thanks for the reply, have to say i agree with what you said. Just have to wait for the new nokias with windows mobile on them since they are moving to windows mobile (symbian os was shit anyway good riddance man!). Nokia used to be a good brand years ago but the smartphones they have are shitty.
     
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    i have the original wildfire 540mhz....

    i'm thinking of o/c it but i've learnt strategy's to deal with the slow proc

    @keiren:having used one i can tell you there's a severe lack of apps for W7 at the moment

    i've recently decided i like metric

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

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIOA8ERd_Jc
     
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    windows mobile 7.5 is coming out and my brother uses a samsung with win7, like i said before its okay but i just prefer android
     
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    I want change from my BB to a android phone but i doubt anyone is dumb to do a swap for it lol.
     
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    hahaha your going to be stuck with that brick then for a while
     
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    someone i know has a htc hd7, i tried to get them to buy a desire s but they said the desire was meant for 'fun' and not 'work', they then went and bought a phone designed for movies and games with full Dolby and xbox live support.
     
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    no love for karnivool?

    you cant root the wildfire S....yet hence why it is sitting as my spare phone
     
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    their ok, not what i'd chose to listen to but i'd put up with it if it came up one the radio or something
     
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    I used to have a N95 before, so same boat there, it would take ages to do anything. hopefully nokia take a look at android soon too, i might go back to them
     
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    Regarding phones and contract deals

    I run an HTC Desire on a network who piggyback of o2.
    For £10 per month I get:
    250 UK minutes:rockout:
    Unlimited UK texts:rockout:
    Unlimited Internet:rockout:
    Please note this is not a contract.
    See:http://giffgaff.com/orders/affiliate/broom2455
    https://giffgaff.com/buy

    There service is excellent, no fuss, no aggro whatsoever.:toast:

    They are totally online.
    Even porting phone number is no problem and was done within 24 hours
     
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    their tariffs are too good to be true lol 8p/min to call any network or landline?? pfft

    its usually 20-25p to other networks and 10p to any landline. this is too good to be true (applying for a free sim now)
     
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    Sounds way too good to be true broom lol.
     

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