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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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