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Old 3rd May 2007, 15:53   #1
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umm... read a couple of threads on smartphones... now here are my requirements: if the gyaani teambhpians could help me out some

1: atleast 2MP camera with flash
2: decently gast processor 300mhz types
3: expandable memory option, will help if it ships with atleast a 64MB chip
4: cost!! cutoff is 20-21K
5: bluetooth is a MUST
6: symbian OS
7: a normal audio jack desirable but not compulsory


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Old 3rd May 2007, 19:47   #2
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Symbian OS, U say?? allright my vote based on your choices would be Nokia E61i

but if I had 21 K I would have to be the Dopod Cs770w.

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Old 3rd May 2007, 20:01   #3
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hey islandman- googling Dopod Cs770w gives no results!
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TryThis Maybe he is refering to this ?
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if it has to be a Symbian then how about a N73 Music edition ? its kinda common now though... otherwise e61i, the camera i heard is so so.
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A Smartphone??
Arent phones with S60 called smartphones too??

Ok
What will be your use..I mean do you need email capabilites..etc.
Will this phone be your moving office??

By the way I have some options in the 20-21K range..

Nokia N80..good phone with wifi capability.

Nokia N91..The best music phone.

Nokia N73..An allrounder..

If you can go over the budget limit.
then there is
Sony ericcson P990i

IMATE Phones..
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umm... read a couple of threads on smartphones... now here are my requirements: if the gyaani teambhpians could help me out some

1: atleast 2MP camera with flash
2: decently gast processor 300mhz types
3: expandable memory option, will help if it ships with atleast a 64MB chip
4: cost!! cutoff is 20-21K
5: bluetooth is a MUST
6: symbian OS
7: a normal audio jack desirable but not compulsory


throw in your inputs please
except for the normal audio jack - the Nokia E 65 fits like a glove
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If you can go over the budget limit.
then there is
Sony ericcson P990i

IMATE Phones..
I saw Indiatimes adv in ToI; they were offering P990i for Rs 20,999.
I don't if prices have creashed. Anyone any idea?
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what do you guys think of moto rokr? any adv/disadv versus p990i?

i really liked n 91, but it doesn't have a touchscreen, which is kinda nagging. p990i... heard lotsa horror stories about the it arbitly restarting. ant reviuews/thoughts on moto rokr?
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I own an E61 and it is an amazing phone. The E61i is a slimmer version with a camera.
The best feature of the phone is in my opinion the WiFi. I was traveling international recently as was able to talk to my wife using Skype out (using a free client called "Fring". Works extremely well.

There are a whole lot of other applications that I use on the phone. It also has got a terrific battery life, a great display and one of the best built-in browsers that I have every seen. (I have done online banking and stock trading using this phone).

I originally bought this phone for office mail and it works very well with MS exchange if the Outlook Mobile Access is enabled (works like a blackberry without the blackberry prices)

Lastly, the phone is not too heavy and can also fit into the front pocket of my jeans or my shirt pocket with ease.

I would highly recommend this phone or it's successor the Nokia E61i.
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what do you guys think of moto rokr? any adv/disadv versus p990i?

i really liked n 91, but it doesn't have a touchscreen, which is kinda nagging. p990i... heard lotsa horror stories about the it arbitly restarting. ant reviuews/thoughts on moto rokr?
Hey, I would any day suggest you to go for nokia over SE phones. Reason, many SE phones have the keypad or joystick problems. N91 is amazing! But is the touchscreen a necessity?
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I saw Indiatimes adv in ToI; they were offering P990i for Rs 20,999.
I don't if prices have creashed. Anyone any idea?
The 990i is indeed 21K in fact less than at if you get it in the "grey" market. If a PDA is nesscary I'd take this phone with R9 firmware if you want music the E65 if great as it allows one to use a standard EP jack if oyu want photo the K810i or N73 Music Edition are your best bests (under 20K).
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check out n80, it fits your bill, but battery life lasts for just over a day
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