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Thanks guys, but like I said, she's not into technology and speed. She cares more about looks and then some simple functions like skype, music and good battery life.

Unfortunately I just found out that the Xperia Arc does not have a front camera so video call through skype is not possible. I guess I'm going with iphone 4 factory unlocked then.
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Did you think about a Windows Phone? Very simple to use, good quality and look. Also, the media player is based on the Zune software that was great and since Microsoft owns Skype, she should get some new features that the iPhone may not get. The HTC HD7 is a very good phone if you want to explore this option. I think Windows Phone doesn't support dual cameras though so that's a dealbreaker for you...
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I'm actually selling a LNIB 9900 Unlocked for 500 bucks. (if you like blackberry)
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I know everyone in this thread suggested this but I would choose the iPhone 4s to. Just because its really easy to use and it's a nice looking phone for an older lady smile.gif. If not go with a windows phone or andriod. Although andriod isn't really that hard to get used to either.
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Samsung Galaxy s2
nothing else.
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I know everyone in this thread suggested this but I would choose the iPhone 4s to. Just because its really easy to use and it's a nice looking phone for an older lady . If not go with a windows phone or andriod. Although andriod isn't really that hard to get used to either.
The iphone 4s has worse battery life than iphone 4, right?

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Samsung Galaxy s2
nothing else.
errgggg... no, the S2 is for me
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The battery life on the iPhone 4S is worst for high usage stuff like apps since it maxes the CPU and the CPU consumes more. For thing like talking or just waiting while looking at your homescreen, the battery life is slightly better. Again... I really depends on what you do. If she liked the Xperia Arc, I guess she can live with Android? If so, I have to say (again ^^) that the Nexus Prime would be a perfect phone that she won't have to replace for a while. It has dual cameras and a huge screen (perfect for videos or Skype). Let's not talk about the speed, which is unbelievable (1,2GHz dual core like the Galaxy S2).
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Did you think about a Windows Phone? Very simple to use, good quality and look. Also, the media player is based on the Zune software that was great and since Microsoft owns Skype, she should get some new features that the iPhone may not get. The HTC HD7 is a very good phone if you want to explore this option. I think Windows Phone doesn't support dual cameras though so that's a dealbreaker for you...
The Mango phones do. In fact, it was a requirement for 7.5 phones.
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The battery life on the iPhone 4S is worst for high usage stuff like apps since it maxes the CPU and the CPU consumes more. For thing like talking or just waiting while looking at your homescreen, the battery life is slightly better. Again... I really depends on what you do. If she liked the Xperia Arc, I guess she can live with Android? If so, I have to say (again ^^) that the Nexus Prime would be a perfect phone that she won't have to replace for a while. It has dual cameras and a huge screen (perfect for videos or Skype). Let's not talk about the speed, which is unbelievable (1,2GHz dual core like the Galaxy S2).
She loves the Xperia Arc design but it doesn't have a front facing camera so video calling through skype is not possible. Btw, is the nexus prime the same as galaxy nexus?
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She loves the Xperia Arc design but it doesn't have a front facing camera so video calling through skype is not possible. Btw, is the nexus prime the same as galaxy nexus?
Yeah it's the same. Nexus Prime was the code name during development. Regarding the Xperia Arc, I was talking about the software. If as said previously, mango phones have front facing cameras, I'd check that since Windows Phone is an impressive OS. BTW, the Nexus will get all the software update first since it's Google's phone. Don't know if the mango phones are already released though. If she needs right now, the Prime would be a good choice (since you're an egoist who decided to keep the GS2 for himself ) but if she can wait a bit, let her try windows phones with mango and let her decide what she prefers.
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