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post #11 of 30
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HTC:
Desire HD & Desire S
Incredible S (perhaps might be too pricey, though)

EDIT: Miki, Fusion, the Galaxy SII and the Sensation are around £280-£350 used. For something to play around with for a bit if you're not sure you want to stick with Android, that's a lotta dough.
Wouldn't bother with the HD, especially if the Desire can be had for the same sort of money. Same resolution screen, but on the HD its a lot bigger and therefore looks a lot worse.

Just suggested those in case a bargain could be found, they're certainly worth trying to get anyway. Next choice would be a Desire or Desire S though.
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post #12 of 30
Samsung Captivate. Under $200 on ebay. Mine was $120 in perfect condition a few months ago. Cheaper than Galaxy S, though the Vibrant may have a better set of bands. If all else fails, you can do a little overclocking, but the roms out are generally fine at 1Ghz. It has 512MB of ram, 368 for user use, and a 800x480 AMOLED screen. A dual core phone will most likely be over budget.
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post #13 of 30
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Personally, I'd go with the Galaxy S II. The only issue I have with the Nexus Prime (Galaxy Nexus) is that the screen is way too big, 4.65". O_o
I got one, and i love it! SGS 2 all the way!
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post #14 of 30
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I got one, and i love it! SGS 2 all the way!
My dad has one. It's awesome, but it's way too expensive to buy as a SIM free phone if you ask me.
post #15 of 30
I'd have to say a Galaxy S II.
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post #16 of 30
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I'd have to say a Galaxy S II.
Guys he's looking for a CHEAP android phone. Are people reading his post or just replying? -_-

As I said in my previous post, just go with a Galaxy S or a Evo. Took out the Nexus S, thought it could be found cheaper but I was wrong.
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post #17 of 30
People will reccommend you all the new phones waffle, but trust me on this, if you want to get into the casual developing side of it the slightly older phones are much better. Therefore, I suggest the HTC desire or the nexus one, I have a desire myself and the dev support is absolutely huge... but the best thing would be the price, everybody would be starting to sell them now and for not that much as well
post #18 of 30
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Personally, I'd go with the Galaxy S II. The only issue I have with the Nexus Prime (Galaxy Nexus) is that the screen is way too big, 4.65". O_o
Screen is big yes, but the body will be the same size as a SGSII

Go wit ha SGSII
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post #19 of 30
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Screen is big yes, but the body will be the same size as a SGSII

Go wit ha SGSII
Oh, really? Hm, I hadn't known this... could you link me to reference source, please?
post #20 of 30
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Originally Posted by jackeyjoe View Post
People will reccommend you all the new phones waffle, but trust me on this, if you want to get into the casual developing side of it the slightly older phones are much better. Therefore, I suggest the HTC desire or the nexus one, I have a desire myself and the dev support is absolutely huge... but the best thing would be the price, everybody would be starting to sell them now and for not that much as well


Also, I'm thinking of getting an HTC HD2 myself. Whilst it may run Windows Mobile out of the box, the dev support is once again huge, and you can install Android straight onto the internal NAND memory, so it will act just like a dedicated Android phone.

Actually, didn't you use SKl's one when you met him?
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