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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Frances » Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:22 am

busrider wrote:I've used a ZTE. The Nokia beats that.


Just about anything beats a ZTE. I had one once. The camera was pretty good, but everything else (including the batteries, which never lasted long enough) was rubbish.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Connex » Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:28 pm

Brendan03 wrote:Connex, who is your plan with?

I'm on the $29 cap with 3. Signed the plan in June during their renovation sale, so I'm paying $19 p.m. for the first twelve months and $29 p.m. for the other twelve months.

Aside from the 16GB internal memory and the camera, it's shocklingly bad. The touch screen is rubbish and makes texting a nightmare. Sometimes whilst texting, if you press backspace, the backspace function will jam and erase everything written unless you hit backspace again. Then again, it's Symbian.

I'd love an iPhone, but I'm not a heavy enough user to get an iPhone on a plan. And I'm too cheap to pay out my contract,so looks like I'll be stuck with my horrible piece of crap till June 2012. :P :lol:
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Brendan03 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:59 pm

Connex: Wait a few months, then call the call centre and ask them how much It'd cost to pay out the plan because you're thinking of cancelling your contact. Even if you're not serious, Try it and see what they do ;)

I'm paying the same amount as I was before I called them and now I've got an iPhone :) (Oh, and 1.5GB of monthly data instead of 500MB)
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Connex » Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:09 pm

I think I might just do that. Thanks for the advice Brendan03. :)
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Volvo B12BLEA » Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:40 am

I now have a Nokia N8.
Purchased last Friday, 29 Oct 2010, at the Vodafone shop in Brisbane.
The other phone providers are not releasing there N8's for sale until sometime this week.

I am so over the iPhone it is now delegated to just being a platform to use the apps I have on it. One big advantage the Nokia's have over the iPhone and others is the fact you can select different settings for the loudness, ie they have settings for Outdoor, General, Silent, Meeting & Pager.
Mine is set to Outdoor and I can hear it clearly with passing traffic and other noise around me where with the other brands of phones even with the volume turned right up to max it is hard to hear the conversation. I have had my hearing tested recently and I am not deaf or lost part of my hearing.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Douglas » Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:37 pm

Volvo B12BLEA wrote:I now have a Nokia N8.
Purchased last Friday, 29 Oct 2010, at the Vodafone shop in Brisbane.
The other phone providers are not releasing there N8's for sale until sometime this week.

I am so over the iPhone it is now delegated to just being a platform to use the apps I have on it. One big advantage the Nokia's have over the iPhone and others is the fact you can select different settings for the loudness, ie they have settings for Outdoor, General, Silent, Meeting & Pager.
Mine is set to Outdoor and I can hear it clearly with passing traffic and other noise around me where with the other brands of phones even with the volume turned right up to max it is hard to hear the conversation. I have had my hearing tested recently and I am not deaf or lost part of my hearing.


Nice... :D What colour did you get, and have yu found it to be an enjoyable phone so far?
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby vernbale » Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:32 pm

I have a nokia 6700 slide, good 5mp camera and video, good for doing the forum on the net, will get a better phone next year sometime, maybe a HTC.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Brendan03 » Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:25 pm

vernbale wrote:I have a nokia 6700 slide, good 5mp camera and video, good for doing the forum on the net, will get a better phone next year sometime, maybe a HTC.


Don't, You'll be going backwards. I had a 6700 Slide and went to a HTC. Bad Idea. Seriously. Just don't.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Composition Dept » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:08 pm

I used to have an iPhone, but thought it was time for a change. Now got myself a HTC Desire running custom firmware.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby jarf » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:23 pm

As of 12 hours ago, I've upgraded to an iPhone 4. I'm impressed so far. :wink:
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby vernbale » Tue Nov 09, 2010 11:27 am

Can't afford on of those! :(
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby sydneybusses » Sun Nov 14, 2010 7:57 pm

I have an iPhone 3G infact, I'm writing this reply on it!
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby d_train » Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:53 pm

i have a HTC legend, best phone i ever had, pisses all over i phone ... but only if you know how to use it properly, so only for the tech savvy
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby andrew28121990 » Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:59 pm

nokia n97 mini white worst phone ive had in 6 months ive had it software nearly gone locking switch fell off battery lasts 12 hours when not being used.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Douglas » Fri Nov 26, 2010 9:27 pm

HTC Desire, which I have spent the better part of the day customizing. Very slick phone.

I almost got the HTC HD2, but stopped myself because it ran Windows Mobile 6.5.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby d_train » Sat Nov 27, 2010 12:20 am

Douglas wrote:HTC Desire, which I have spent the better part of the day customizing. Very slick phone.

I almost got the HTC HD2, but stopped myself because it ran Windows Mobile 6.5.


good move ... htc on android is best .. windows mobile is XXX ...
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Volvo B12BLEA » Sat Nov 27, 2010 12:58 am

Douglas wrote:
Volvo B12BLEA wrote:I now have a Nokia N8.
Purchased last Friday, 29 Oct 2010, at the Vodafone shop in Brisbane.
The other phone providers are not releasing there N8's for sale until sometime this week.

I am so over the iPhone it is now delegated to just being a platform to use the apps I have on it. One big advantage the Nokia's have over the iPhone and others is the fact you can select different settings for the loudness, ie they have settings for Outdoor, General, Silent, Meeting & Pager.
Mine is set to Outdoor and I can hear it clearly with passing traffic and other noise around me where with the other brands of phones even with the volume turned right up to max it is hard to hear the conversation. I have had my hearing tested recently and I am not deaf or lost part of my hearing.


Nice... :D What colour did you get, and have yu found it to be an enjoyable phone so far?

I got the grey one and even got a free silicon case via a Nokia free redemption. Just had to provide details of where I got the phone.
I am enjoying it, able to bluetooth (unlike the iPhone's) can add widgets to the home screen.
Also has HD video shooting capabilities.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Douglas » Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:37 am

d_train wrote:good move ... htc on android is best .. windows mobile is XXX ...


Agreed... ever since the first time I played with the Desire I absolutely loved Sense, Samsung's TouchFlo and Sony Ericsson's whatever have absolutely nothing on it, so I'm glad I got it before they went and increased the price to a ridiculous amount per month.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Douglas » Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:52 pm

Interestingly enough, my Mother got a Mozart over the weekend. After giving her basic directions (left screen is the pinned screen, right screen is the list of programs, hubs are panoramas so keep scrolling for more goodies, games hide in Xbox Live, etc.), she's figured out how to do pretty much everything else herself. Some of the games are pretty good, and she's even earning Gamerpoints or whatever they are on her Xbox Live account (which I find amusing the fact that my Mother uses XBox Live and I do not).

I've played with it myself, and my goodness is it fluid as all hell. No lag (well, except in the HTC Hub thing, which is terrible anyway), it behaves well, screen is nice and responsive, bloody good keyboard... I almost regret not getting one myself because I have Zune set up for all my music, but then I realised how insane I would promptly go without my multitasking. Maybe next time, Microsoft... you've got a good thing going, so keep it up and I may consider you.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Brendan03 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:25 am

Currently, I have 2 iPhone 4's - a 16GB and a 32GB. The 16GB has to be sent back when I get ported to Telstra but at this stage, It's been 5 days and I still havn't been ported.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby mubd » Thu Dec 23, 2010 7:41 pm

Since I last posted in here (a year ago), I got a crappy HTC Magic, but it was for free, so I didn't mind.

Then, in September, I got an iPhone 4.

It's a great leap from the crappy W910i I had in January.
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Brendan03 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:00 pm

mubd wrote:Since I last posted in here (a year ago), I got a crappy HTC Magic, but it was for free, so I didn't mind.

Then, in September, I got an iPhone 4.

It's a great leap from the crappy W910i I had in January.


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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Daz » Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:59 pm

Just got a ZTE F165 country phone. Straight off the importer. According to a couple forums I read they are ZTE's best offering and get by far the best reception out of any released here. Also improved battery gives them 250hrs stby with 6hrs talk.

It's one of three phones I now carry. I shall start requiring a trailer soon.

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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Mr OC Benz » Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:03 am

I have a XXX phone... That is all I can say... Pretty basic for $50 but does the job...
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Re: what phone do you have

Postby Daz » Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:05 am

And Shell servo's had one for $25... and you know what; best battery life I had EVER seen. Went 12 days without a charge and $20 of credit!

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