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Best used smart phone for 250$

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Wife wants one i have no clue about phones.. LoL.

Her budget is 250$ unlocked phone.
    
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She wants an unlocked one to use cards so she can call vietnam.
    
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I would get a Galaxy S3 as they are decent and unlock very easily. as far as making calls to Vietnam (which I used to do with my wife), if they have a computer with internet at home (150,000 Dong or about 8$ a month) use Yahoo or Skype to make calls or video chat to avoid the long distance calling card. I used to pay 100-200$ a month just on phone cards to talk to my wife. I decided to buy her a 400$ laptop and pay for the 8$ a month and saved a ton on phone cards afterwards.
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Just get a used Samsung Galaxy 2/3 whichever you find and indeed install skype.

Phone cards are more expensive than skype..

And if whomever you are calling in vietnam has a pc and internet, skype to skype calls are free.

If not, just do avoid phone cards... They are NOT money savers

Hiy above me said it all smile.gif
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