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yeah my crappy 3 year old flip phone finally broke by accidentally dropping it in a muddy puddle. oops.

so now i can get a new phone!
i convinced mom to swich to AT&T from Verizon cuz their data plan is half the price of Verizon's 30 bucks a month is ridiculous. i dont care if its unlimited)
its the only reason why we havent upgraded in a 3 years. she has a Moto Qm b4 verizon forced you to get a data package

soo, i have a limited budget, and i can only get a free or a phone thats below 40 bucks.

so what should i get? mom is getting the referb'd iPhone 3GS ($20)
am i going to be an apple noob? HELL NO!
well maybe...but id rather not.


so heres my choices:
Samsung Captivate referb (free)
HTC Aria (:2cents)
Moto Bravo ()

iPhone 3GS referb if everything above sucks ($20)

btw is windows 7 mobile good? if so then that HTC Surround () looks good for me.

so what should i choose?
    
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radio shack has the HTC inspire 4g on sale for $50. I have it. Its a good phone, basically an evo 4g for ATT minus the kickstand, HDMI port, and a bigger battery.
    
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check the Sprint plans, they blow almost everything outta the water, they also sell Boost mobile.. check them out
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check the Sprint plans, they blow almost everything outta the water, they also sell Boost mobile.. check them out
i did. but sprint didnt have any phones i liked that were at my budget.

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radio shack has the HTC inspire 4g on sale for $50. I have it. Its a good phone, basically an evo 4g for ATT minus the kickstand, HDMI port, and a bigger battery.
oh i forgot about teh shack!
thats half the price of AT&T's price! do want!
lets see if i can fork over the extra cash.
    
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Captivate or Inspire. Both amazing phones. I had the option to switch to an inspire for free from my captivate, and decided against it. The SAMOLED screen played no small part in that decision.
    
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Captivate or Inspire. Both amazing phones. I had the option to switch to an inspire for free from my captivate, and decided against it. The SAMOLED screen played no small part in that decision.
super AMOLED is nice...
but the HTC one has HTC sense... l like sense. and 4G too. Captivate is only 3G.

omg i cant decide! they are both such good phones!

im gonna look for a review
    
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i would take the 3gs if i had to choose from those phones.
    
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Deff go check out Radio-Shack's deals for a nice cheap phone. Coming from a flip phone you'll be blown away by most anything you're looking at, however.
 
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post #9 of 17
Yeah I wouldn't go with Windows 7, the apps are rather lack luster. Get a nice android phone if possible.

Check out the HTC Inspire. I know its 99 dollars but if you sign up over the phone I bet you could sweet talk them into getting it for free. I dont have ATT but T-mobile has given me breaks on upgrades and new lines. You just have to talk to the right rep I guess. Worth a try ( they will go the extra mile to get new subscribers ). Dont think they would give a discount on the iphone tho.
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i would take the 3gs if i had to choose from those phones.
thats a last resort. and most of my friends has iphone 4s anyway. i dont want to feel behiiiind!
and i hate detest dislike apple.
but its a last resort.
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Deff go check out Radio-Shack's deals for a nice cheap phone. Coming from a flip phone you'll be blown away by most anything you're looking at, however.
k!
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Yeah I wouldn't go with Windows 7, the apps are rather lack luster. Get a nice android phone if possible.

Check out the HTC Inspire. I know its 99 dollars but if you sign up over the phone I bet you could sweet talk them into getting it for free. I dont have ATT but T-mobile has given me breaks on upgrades and new lines. You just have to talk to the right rep I guess. Worth a try ( they will go the extra mile to get new subscribers ). Dont think they would give a discount on the iphone tho.
hmm. really thinking about that inspire now. it practically dwarfs the captivate!
do you think my israeli bazaar bargaining skillz will work there?
ive been able to drop the price by 50% there lol.
    
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