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    Best sub-200 phone for PAYG?

    Hello!

    I'm buying a smartphone for my Grandad for Christmas, with a 200 budget.

    Anyone got any opinions on which to buy? Edging toward the Orange - San Diego at the moment, spec seems to be decent...

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    I got a Alcatel Onetouch 983, very impressed as it was only 40 and has android 2.3, plus all the normal hardware (3.2 camera, 1Ghz CPU, GPS etc). Is well built and feels good. Highly recommended for a cheep phone.

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    Huawaei G300 or if you can wait the G330 which will be available in the new year.

    Or for a bit more money the Sony Xperia U

    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Huawaei G300 or if you can wait the G330 which will be available in the new year.

    Or for a bit more money the Sony Xperia U

    Ben
    I have an Xperia U and can highly recommend it

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    I got a second hand Samsung Galaxy S2 for 150.

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    tesco are doing the nokia lumia 800 seen though hot uk deals

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    Thought about that for the wife.

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    Lumia 800 out of stock online.

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    I picked up a Huawei Blaze (Android) from phones4u on the weekend for 29.99. It's a little cracker.

    I have a bad track record with phones so I tend to avoid expensive numbers. At that price, it's a worry-free phone.
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    Does it have to be PAYG? can get a 24 month contract for not much more as a total cost:

    Samsung Galaxy Ace - Samsung Mobile Phones at BuyMobilePhones.net

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    Thanks for the advice guys, I managed to get a San Diego for 100ish after some quido cashback, so it was a no-brainer!

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