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Getting a really good tax return, so I just decided to get a iPhone 3GS. If I don't like it I will sell it for $150 and get something else.
OK, I have decided I want a smart phone, but don't want a data plan (both don't need it and don't want to pay for it).

I currently have a SE W810i and it does everything I need, but want a larger screen to watch stuff on and be able to use wi-fi for stuff at home and work (the reason I don't need Data)

Needs to:
be around $100 (used is fine)
have Wi-Fi
work with AT&T network
have expandable memory (or large (8 gig or so) internal)
be a good phone
have decent battery life (I don't want to have to charge it daily, my current phone I charge once a week)

Don't care about what type of data technology it uses, since I will not be using that feature, would like to be able to store recorded TV shows and movies. Want to be able to use Flash (is Netflix via Wi-Fi possible?). Don't care about keyboard, since I don't text. Bluetooth would be nice, but not an absolute. Do not want an iPhone (may be able to get a 3g from my brother, but I just don't like how it feels in my hand and don't like apple stuff on my computer, not an Apple bash, just past experiences). Want a real LED flashlight, but also not an absolute.

Does something like this exist? I tend to keep my phones for a long time (I have only had like 3-4 phones since 1999) so I need something that will last.

Edited by blupupher - 2/10/11 at 2:43pm
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I'd get an iPhone. It practically perfectly fits all of your needs and the Netflix app is excellent!
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Hi
I have the Sony Ericsson Xperia X-8 and it's android 2.1. Works well for me, and in the UK it was £100
So yeah, cheap smart phone! Worth a look
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Yea, I just don't want an iPhone (several reasons). But everything I am seeing seems to lead to that (for the price). I am also looking at the Ipod Touch, but don't want to carry 2 things around.

I love SE phones, the X-8 is something I had looked at, but I have not really seen any at $100 or so.
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