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    Default Help me pick my new smartphone! I have no idea what's good!

    DH can get me a new phone for free or next to nothing thru work, and he's sent me a list to pick from. What's worth getting? I totally missed the smartphone revolution as my nose was buried in nappies My choices are:

    HTC desire/ EVO 3D / HD7 / Sensation
    LG Optimus Black
    Samsung Omnia
    Nokia N9

    Or i can pay $10 or so a month for
    Samsung Galaxy nexus/note/SII
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    I'd go the Samsung Galaxy out of all those options.

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    I've only ever heard good things about HTC desire

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    I've got a samsung galaxy through work. Battery lasts a day if I'm lucky and it's the size of a brick. I'm waiting for DP to upgrade his iphone so I can have his old one and get rid of this piece of poo.... actually it's not *that* bad I'm just freaking annoyed at it going flat on me all. the. damn. time - especially while I'm driving and need the navigation

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    I'm looking at reviews now and i like the sound of the desire or the sensation, the sensation sounds like a newer version?

    But samsung I have never had anything to do with, what's so good about them B&B?

    I'm using a crappy old nokia atm so I'm all excited about this Dh says if I choose this afternoon he can pick it up for me on the way home from work

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benji View Post
    I've got a samsung galaxy through work. Battery lasts a day if I'm lucky and it's the size of a brick. I'm waiting for DP to upgrade his iphone so I can have his old one and get rid of this piece of poo.... actually it's not *that* bad I'm just freaking annoyed at it going flat on me all. the. damn. time - especially while I'm driving and need the navigation
    HTC Desire battery is about the same.

    Honestly I personally wouldn't go with any of those phones, I'd go an iPhone, but coz that's not an option for you (?) I say go Galaxy, I've heard good stuff about them. I've never played with one though so I'm just going by what I've heard of all the phones you listed.

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    My partner has a nokia n9 it's a good phone but doesnt run on the android system so he can't down load lots of free apps like I can. I have a samsung gio, the battery life is crap and the internal storage space is waaaayyy too small

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bell & Bug View Post
    HTC Desire battery is about the same.
    Oh really? I wouldn't recommend that one either then lol. Depends on how much you cherish battery life. Miss my old crappy nokia TBH, I could leave it almost a week before charging. This one I am lucky if it will last a day. Runs out of battery when I'm out and about a lot - DP ended up in hospital a couple of months back and, yep, the battery DIED right when I desperately needed it

    DP doesn't seem to have this issue with his iphone, it goes and goes and goes. I don't understand the difference? The samsung seems like a complete knockoff of the iphone, I don't see why the battery is so awful.

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    I get double the battery time from my iPhone that I did with HTC desire. iPhone battery life is waaaaay better than any other smartphone.

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    yeah i'd love an iphone but i just can't afford it, oh well! I like the sound of the galaxy but the sensation wins cos its free hee hee. thanks everyone!


 

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