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(Keep in mind I'm in Canada, and I'll be getting it from Future Shop)

The last good phone I had was a Palm Pre, and it was okay but it had a truly awful app market and the quality of the phone itself wasn't that good. The speaker in it died and Bell was trying to charge me the price of a new Pre to fix it, so I basically said eff that and, after many angry phone calls, cancelled my 3 year contract (they never sent my phone back, but oh well)

So basically, what is the best phone here: http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/categ...nes/26336.aspx that has any carrier but Bell.

Unfortunately that rules out the Samsung Galaxy S II, which apparently is the next big thing in smartphones.
 
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http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/produ...a8fb2f9f66en02
sasktel Galaxy S II?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AK-47 View Post
Saskatchewan only. I'm in BC.
 
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^Agreed.

Edit: oops, a second too late.
Edited by Tridacnid - 8/10/11 at 7:53pm
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Quote:
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Saskatchewan only. I'm in BC.
no clue what that means. not familiar with canadialand
so no bell and no sasktel?
post #6 of 56
HTC EVO 4G is still up there.

I've heard a lot of people hating on the EVO 3D.
post #7 of 56
well, i would personally get a nexus s. Ive got one, and its a beastly overclocker. 1.5ghz stable with the Netarchy Kernel(just google that). Another nice overclocker is the HTC Desire HD/Inspire/ThunderBolt. Inspire and ThunderBolt are just other names. Inspire is on AT&T, ThunderBolt is on Verizon. You should be able to get it from Telus.
    
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im not really into those fancy dualcore phones. Short battery life( daily recharge FTL)
    
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post #9 of 56
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no clue what that means. not familiar with canadialand
so no bell and no sasktel?
They're a whole different province (think state).

Sasktel only services saskatchewan.

 
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post #10 of 56
The best you can get in Future Shop is the Optimus 2X, with its dual-core Tegra 2 processor. If you want more from the device, you can flash CyanogenMod 7 on it for some pure Gingerbread goodness.

EDIT: EVO 3D is there. Get it.
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