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Got an upgrade coming in a couple weeks, I'd prefer to not spend over 50$ but looking at the phone list I see plenty of options under that.

http://www.t-mobile.com/shop/phones/default.aspx

Haven't stayed up with the newest tech lately so just curious which ones are best. Any help you all can provide would be great!
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What are you looking for in a phone? Texting? Data usage? Do you want a true smartphone or a just good featurephone? What is your monthly plan like?

EDIT: I'm not sure of your plans, but I would purchase whatever phone you are going to get IN STORE. That way you have a direct service option if you run into an issue. The stores treat web purchases as a different type of purchase, so they sometimes can't service them in store. Just FYI
Edited by thenutty1 - 5/6/11 at 4:08pm
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My vote goes to the T-Mobile/HTC G2 if you're looking for a smartphone. Gorgeous phone and the keyboard is fantastic.
 
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What are you looking for in a phone? Texting? Data usage? Do you want a true smartphone or a just good featurephone? What is your monthly plan like?

EDIT: I'm not sure of your plans, but I would purchase whatever phone you are going to get IN STORE. That way you have a direct service option if you run into an issue. The stores treat web purchases as a different type of purchase, so they sometimes can't service them in store. Just FYI
I'm on a family plan, but thanks I guess I'll go to the store. I saw online they have deals for the HD7 and some nice looking Samsung phones, but maybe I can get a deal in store too.
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My vote goes to the T-Mobile/HTC G2 if you're looking for a smartphone. Gorgeous phone and the keyboard is fantastic.
I don't really like querty keyboards much on phones, but maybe I've just had bad experiences. Is it all touch screen or a slider phone?

I should have stated my uses earlier. I mainly use voice and texting, but I've been needing a new portable media player and wouldn't mind doing some light web/forum browsing on it as well.

I am on a family plan like I said before, but they will let me add a single line data plan if needed, so no worries there.
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get the most expensive phone, sell it on ebay then get a nokia n8. That is what I did. If you don't need 8 trillion useless apps, it will be a good buy. Excellent hardware. The new E7 is also nice.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...kia+n8&x=0&y=0

edit: it is touch screen, but in vertical mode it is a t9 pad. turn it for a keyboard
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I'm on a family plan, but thanks I guess I'll go to the store. I saw online they have deals for the HD7 and some nice looking Samsung phones, but maybe I can get a deal in store too.


I don't really like querty keyboards much on phones, but maybe I've just had bad experiences. Is it all touch screen or a slider phone?

I should have stated my uses earlier. I mainly use voice and texting, but I've been needing a new portable media player and wouldn't mind doing some light web/forum browsing on it as well.

I am on a family plan like I said before, but they will let me add a single line data plan if needed, so no worries there.
It's got a physical keyboard, so it's a slider. It's touch or physical, so it's yours choice .

A lot of phones get the keyboard parts wrong when it comes to a physical QWERTY keyboard, but the G2 is fantastic. I think almost any T-Mobile store has them on display, so you'd be able to use one.

The only thing that will look bad about the G2 is the slider hinge. It feels as though it would eventually give way, but I have a friend who has absolutely abused his, and it's still holding up.
 
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It's got a physical keyboard, so it's a slider. It's touch or physical, so it's yours choice .

A lot of phones get the keyboard parts wrong when it comes to a physical QWERTY keyboard, but the G2 is fantastic. I think almost any T-Mobile store has them on display, so you'd be able to use one.

The only thing that will look bad about the G2 is the slider hinge. It feels as though it would eventually give way, but I have a friend who has absolutely abused his, and it's still holding up.
Looks like a pretty good phone, but it says 200$, about 4x as much as I am willing to pay. If they have it in store for cheaper I'll go for it but if not I could still use some different choices.
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They have a refurb going for $50 on the actual site!
 
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Ok well I'm going to check the tmobile store first, maybe they'll have a deal in the store. If not then I'll get it off the site. Just curious, does anyone know what phones Android 3.0 will run on? Is it only on the next gen phones or will older phones be able to upgrade to it?
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Im liking that web deal on the Galaxy S 4g ( not that i car but would be a nice upgrade from my current phone lol)
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