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post #1 of 12
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Yup!

Performance doesn't matter too much. I mainly want to browse and have utility apps.

H.264 support in hardware a big plus, but it's on a budget. I want something that isn't too expensive - I'm pretty poor.
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post #2 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Coma View Post
Yup!

Performance doesn't matter too much. I mainly want to browse and have utility apps.

H.264 support in hardware a big plus, but it's on a budget. I want something that isn't too expensive - I'm pretty poor.
what carrier?
    
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Israel

Just pick a carrier or use the unlocked phone prices to compare. Relatively, it matches up
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LG Optimus One, then unlock it. It's $200CAD no contract.
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76 View Post
what carrier?
Depends if he wants to go that route. I say the motorola droid (the original), lots of dev support and it has a physical keyboard. Otherwise, the HTC wildfire.
post #6 of 12
For budget, the Optimus one is pretty good. As for the OG Droid, it's CDMA. I doubt it would work there.
    
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post #7 of 12
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For budget, the Optimus one is pretty good. As for the OG Droid, it's CDMA. I doubt it would work there.
Milestone then? Either would work just fine.
post #8 of 12
htc desire z
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
htc desire z
Not exactly inexpensive, the Z is more expensive than my vanilla desire....

I stick by the motorola droid/milestone or the HTC wildfire, both great phones with good dev communities backing them.
post #10 of 12
If you like to ticker with Android a bit, id recomend the. Xperia X10. Best buy I believe sells them for $1 with a contract.

What I mean by tinkering is if you want a good performing Android 2.1 instead of crappy stock Android 1.6, you'll need to do some flashing.
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