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Basically I found a good looking deal on a mobile phone here in Serbia.

Its a ZTE Grand X for 110euro + data plan (10euro/month) for 6 months. So the phone with data plan would cost about 180euro.
Its a Dual Core Nvidia Tegra 2 with a 4.3' screen.

http://www.gsmarena.com/zte_grand_x-4597.php


Is this a good phone for its price ?
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Ah Serbia biggrin.gif.

Well what are you going to be using it for? ZTE isn't really known for high end devices. They cater more to mid-low end devices.

If you are looking to root it and stuff, I wouldn't get it because the Nvidia Tegra series isn't really easy to make ROMs for.

I guess it is a good simple task phone. What are your other options?
    
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Ah Serbia biggrin.gif.
Well what are you going to be using it for? ZTE isn't really known for high end devices. They cater more to mid-low end devices.
If you are looking to root it and stuff, I wouldn't get it because the Nvidia Tegra series isn't really easy to make ROMs for.
I guess it is a good simple task phone. What are your other options?

I dont have money for high end devices (a galaxy s3 is 720euro here) . I need a solid device that can run most of the apps/games, and a general multimedia phone for misuc/videos/browsing.

Other alternative would be an alcatel OT 995
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Yeah I have never even heard of that company lol.
    
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How about the Samsung Galaxy Premier? Heard that it's very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S3 and was released in Eastern European, South American and Central Asian countries to make it more affordable.
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I already bought a phone. I found a Galaxy Nexus (white) for 310euro unlocked, so I grabbed it. Its a nice phone, and contract free tongue.gif

Found out that the ZTE had a hidden agreement that I have to pay my data plan for 2 more years every month.
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I already bought a phone. I found a Galaxy Nexus (white) for 310euro unlocked, so I grabbed it. Its a nice phone, and contract free tongue.gif
Found out that the ZTE had a hidden agreement that I have to pay my data plan for 2 more years every month.

Lol wow, you said no high end phones... smile.gif
    
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