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Old 09-30-2013, 04:02 PM   #1
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i want to buy a smart phone

a british one

everyone please help me decide what to buy
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:02 PM   #2
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i don't want to spend too much money each month
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:22 PM   #3
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i don't know what the space of smart phone costs is like, so i'd appreciate input on that as well - like, what are people usually paying?
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:23 PM   #4
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:23 PM   #5
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sorry that was harsh

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Old 09-30-2013, 04:29 PM   #6
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what the hell ando
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:36 PM   #7
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htc's are probably close to free. they're superb

outside of that i'd join ron and go windows phone. probably free
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:36 PM   #8
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im not really sure what came over me
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Old 10-01-2013, 04:05 PM   #9
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that's not too bad
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Old 10-01-2013, 04:35 PM   #10
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buy the handset outright

get a pay as you go sim

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Old 10-01-2013, 05:10 PM   #11
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what about internet usage, are they charging you extra for this?
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Old 10-01-2013, 05:15 PM   #12
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htc's are probably close to free. they're superb

outside of that i'd join ron and go windows phone. probably free
I've only had bad experience with HTC, I hate them, but apparently the new One is good
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Old 10-01-2013, 05:16 PM   #13
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what about internet usage, are they charging you extra for this?
depends what's in the package you get

if internet is included then internet is included

i mean obviously dude
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Old 10-01-2013, 05:26 PM   #14
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:24 AM   #15
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Really its not good to spend lot of money on a smart phone. I just see the list of smart phone and their prices. If you want to buy it, You need to spend lot of money on it

I am sharing with you this price and name, check it your self
http://shopper.cnet.com/4566-6452_9-0.html

I hope , you will change your decision after checking this list if you have care about your money
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:01 AM   #16
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thanks for all the updates here they are really useful one for us to see...
https://storify.com/youtubetomp4/youtube-video-downloader-3-steps-to-download-youtu

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Old 10-05-2013, 08:04 AM   #17
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sup buddy theres really only 1 way to go and thats gonna be the samsung galaxy 4 it may not be british but who gives a shit about that anyway lol
youve got all the features and the ability to literally kick it across the room i do it all the time these phones are the shit man ive had like 10 of them
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:42 PM   #18
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what about internet usage, are they charging you extra for this?
well as an mx user the internet/data bit may not matter so much, i'm getting a phone as well and i agree with chad, pay as you go seems to be reasonable
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:42 PM   #19
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apparently you can't get a phone contract in the uk unless you've lived here for at least three years

i heard the cool kids are getting pay as you go cards anyway

so what's the deal with pay as you go cards, you pay for exactly what you're using? could it potentially get expensive if you're using a lot of internet?
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:47 PM   #20
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yeah, that's the inconvenience, paying ahead of time for minutes and things that arent easy to account for ahead of time, here i just need a credit check which should be fine personally.

and yeah the data (net) is overpriced to the point of it not being worth the cost.

imo if planning to use the internet a monthly plan would be best, unfortunately for you bro

perhaps there's a way to sign up from the uk to a service provider back in swe?
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:52 PM   #21
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buy a handset and get a giffgaff SIM

then make all your friends switch so you can get unlimited free calls

just do this sweboy you dont need any other advice
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:53 PM   #22
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i was talking to this physicist guy and he also suggested giffgaff
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:53 PM   #23
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i mean for 12 a month on gg you get unlimited texts and internet

unlimited calls to other gg members

250 uk mins to everyone else
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honestly get a windows phone
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:55 PM   #25
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but does it come with posts included is the real question
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:55 PM   #26
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the thing is with a contract deal it gets comparatively shit over time, so yeah it looks good at the start, but you're locked in for a year or two at the same price/provision and they don't have to compete on that stuff

on pay as you go there's always competition driving the best deals
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:55 PM   #27
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i mean for 12 a month on gg you get unlimited texts and internet

unlimited calls to other gg members

250 uk mins to everyone else
this is a pay as you go card?
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:57 PM   #28
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ya listen to chad bro

on a semi-related note i wonder how practical an internet voip(?) thing like skype might be as a phone service
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:58 PM   #29
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this is a pay as you go card?
yeah, gg/giffgaff using their 'goodybag' model

http://giffgaff.com/goodybags

you can also top up to add credit like a normal pay as you go thing but you won't need to, just set the goodybag to recur every month and it will act pretty much like a one-month rolling contract for the given minutes/texts/internet/whatever
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on a semi-related note i wonder how practical an internet voip(?) thing like skype might be as a phone service
voip in principle - pretty practical

last time i checked though skype was fucking annoying
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