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iPhone 4.
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The Samsung Galaxy S2 or the Nexus Prime (very nice look IMO yet very simple, like the GS2) but the Prime might be a little too big for her, you should ask her about the size. Both these phones are powerhouses and will not need to be replaced for a while unless you're a phone enthusiast (does that exist?).
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Unless she is fairly computer savvy, I would stick with ios. I was eventually able to teach my mom android, but the first like 4 months were like "why didn't I just get an iPhone?!?"

I should probably mention that my moms major was in computer systems.
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iPhone 4s for sure


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Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
Unless she is fairly computer savvy, I would stick with ios. I was eventually able to teach my mom android, but the first like 4 months were like "why didn't I just get an iPhone?!?"

I should probably mention that my moms major was in computer systems.
Good point, my mother is a doctor and has never had a smartphone before.
Btw, does iphone 4 work well with skype?

Edit: oh, and she said a friend of her just showed her a Sony Xperia Arc and she loved it. Do you think Android would be hard to manage? I haven't got one android phone for myself so I can't talk about it.
Edited by goldbranch - 10/22/11 at 6:01pm
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post #16 of 32
Get the iPhone 4S. It should work fine for an older lady. Yes, I believe Skype is on version 3.5 for iPhone.
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HTC Titan. Simple, easy to use, easy to read, and very fast.

http://www.htc.com/www/smartphones/htc-titan/#specs
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Originally Posted by importflip View Post
Get the iPhone 4S. It should work fine for an older lady. Yes, I believe Skype is on version 3.5 for iPhone.
I heard the 4s is worse than 4 in term of battery performance, right? That might be an issue for her since she doesn't have the habit of charging phone every day.

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HTC Titan. Simple, easy to use, easy to read, and very fast.

http://www.htc.com/www/smartphones/htc-titan/#specs
Thanks, will definitely look into that as well.

And btw, do you guys think the Sony Arc Xperia worth it?
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post #19 of 32
The Arc is a nice smartphone but the hardware is a bit weak compared to new phones. It really depends on the price and what she truely needs.
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iPhone 4S
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