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Old 5th February 2008, 11:49   #1
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Default Under Rs.10K smart phone - Inputs please

Guys,
I have question that probably many others also have. What are the options if one is looking for under 10K pda phone? I found few on rediff (
iMate JAMA,HTC-s 310 etc)but not convinced after reading the reviews for the same.

Few of the features that I am looking for :
1. Good reception.
2. Good battery life.
3. Basic camera for still/video.
4. Good connectivity options (EDGE?, GPRS, WIFI?, Bluetooth?)
5. Basic PDA functionality.

Looking forward for any useful information.
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Old 5th February 2008, 11:53   #2
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I don't know much about smart phones but there's HP IPAQ 512 which is also around 10k.
AFAIK u would need to shell out around 15k minimum for a good smart phone.

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Old 5th February 2008, 12:02   #3
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You will get Nokia E62 for under 10K.

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SPot on KPzen, HP 512 is a windows smartphone with most essential functions covered. Bang in your budget too.

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Old 5th February 2008, 12:05   #5
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go to this site gsmarena.com it has a comprehensive listing with all phones u can also compare phones.

best thoughts go for HTC phones as they are the mother company for all smart phones . i.e they supply pda phones to all companies to o2, imate ..
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Default HTC issues law suite

While looking for HTC phones found this law suite filed for issues with most of its latest phone! HTCClassAction.org - Because HTC dropped the ball, and it's about time they pick it up!

This covers Touch, Touch Cruise and all their latest phones. Little worried to buy any of these costly gadgets now, especially in India!
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Old 6th February 2008, 13:19   #7
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You will get Symbian smart phones like Nokia E50, N72 as low as 8K.

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Old 6th February 2008, 16:07   #8
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Get E51, it has all the connectivity options that one would need (in a phone guys) and a basic camera w/ video thrown in as well all for 12.5K. It is 2.5K more than your budget, but it is damn VFM model, I bet.
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Guys,

Few of the features that I am looking for :
1. Good reception.
2. Good battery life.
3. Basic camera for still/video.
4. Good connectivity options (EDGE?, GPRS, WIFI?, Bluetooth?)
5. Basic PDA functionality.

Looking forward for any useful information.
You'll get all the above except #5 in Nokia's recent model E51, though you may have to stretch your budget by 1k.
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Old 6th February 2008, 16:50   #10
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with pmbabu,its exactly what you are looking for.Its got Wifi,which you won't get in any other phone under 10k.E51 is available for 12122

you can check out the HTC 3400 as well.
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Nokia E50. Excellent value for money. But Wi-fi is not there.
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While looking for HTC phones found this law suite filed for issues with most of its latest phone! HTCClassAction.org - Because HTC dropped the ball, and it's about time they pick it up!

This covers Touch, Touch Cruise and all their latest phones. Little worried to buy any of these costly gadgets now, especially in India!
Please read through the full page, it does NOT cover the Touch (as sold in India, only the US specific one), only handsets running specific Qualcomm chips.
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Old 12th February 2008, 13:16   #13
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Default Finally I bought SE P1i

After evaluating most of the business phones, I setelled for Sony Ericson P1i. Though the price was bit high (19.5 K), it beats most of the phone both by usability and looks wise.

It has a touch screen, extended keypad, WLAN, 3G any thing you can ask for.
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I-mate JAMA available @ 8990 on Rediff - Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 PocketPC Phone[/COLOR]

I-Mate Jama
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just one thing, whenever it cant find blackberry, it will STILL eat up your resources trying to find it.

/boss's experience of a stupid slow p1i in phuket.
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