"Budget" Unlocked Android SmartPhone

Discussion in 'hardware' started by TheKid7, Sep 11, 2012.

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    I have been researching "Budget" Unlocked Android SmartPhones for some time now. I prefer to keep the price below $300. It is confusing because there are so many choices available. Please share what phone(s) you would select and why.

    Thanks in Advance.

    Planned Cell Use:

    Primarily as a phone.
    Limited texting.
    Limited web browsing (The "budget" cell phone plan that I am considering has the speed throttled to 2G.)
     
  2. Noob

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    LG L3 would be the best choice for your needs.
    Here where i live it costs only $100 US Dollars. :D
     
  3. TheKid7

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    I think that I have given up on getting an "Unlocked" SmartPhone. It appears to me that most of the "Unlocked" SmartPhones do not support the T-Mobile 1,700 MHz 4G requirement. It is my understanding that the SmartPhone will still work if it does not support 1,700 MGz 4G, but the speed will drop to 2G. I am leaning toward getting the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G SmartPhone.
     
  4. roger_m

    roger_m Registered Member

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    Unless you really need 4G support, there are many Chinese cell phones priced well under $300 with good specifications.

    What screen size do you want?
     
  5. Noob

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    That is totally true.
    Most unlocked phones and phones from other networks do not work with T-Mobile 4G. :D
    I know because i used to work for customer service in the past. ;) ;)
     
  6. TheKid7

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    Yesterday, I ordered T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G SmartPhone. It is scheduled to arrive next Tuesday.
     
  7. Noob

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    Good choice . . . T-Mobile! :D
    I used to work as a customer service agent. :rolleyes:
    I
     
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