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Old 4th September 2010, 14:05   #6901
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Wow. This one takes the cake. We all had a good laugh just now regarding all the 'silly' mobile companies.

Did you know that is a company called 'Lemon'. Just imagine the 'Lemons' they dish out

I will check out Nokia 2730. Any idea about its battery life?
Yeah, I've seen those Lemon advertisements. Even the advertisements are really silly.

Nokia 2730 uses the famous BL5C battery with 1020 mAh capacity. Battery backup would be good.

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HONGKONG Kenxinda Technology Co., Ltd.,mobile phone,cell phone,TV mobile phone,GSM mobile phone,KENXINDA MOBILE PHONE

Some can be silly like what we thought about Karbon but the built quality is good, price is, there are lot of functions and they sell a lot!
I was just commenting on the silly sounding names of these mobile phone companies.

I do agree that they provide more features at less price.

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Old 4th September 2010, 14:35   #6902
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No idea about E63.

I can suggest another phone for you - Nokia XM 5530.
Price of 5530 should be in 9K range.

You could also have a look at the latest Samsung Android phones - Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5. Galaxy 3 offers great features for its price.

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Galaxy 3 is around $300 here. So its very expensive. I can get a new 3gs for that price.

Nokia 5530 is also around $230 here.

My budget is around $100-125. Which is Rs. 6000-7000 range in India.

It doesn't have to be touchscreen, but if it has wi-fi it would be good. everything else is secondary. You can say just two requirements, calls with good call quality and wi-fi if possible.

I know its wierd requirements, but that's how it is.
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Old 4th September 2010, 18:33   #6903
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Wave it is. Its such an amazing little phone at the price. Can get her an N97 at a higher price (in white), but i think Wave is much much better than the N97.

Haven't used X10 though. Is it as good as Wave?

Thanks for such a fantastic review. What is the price that you paid? What about warranty?
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What is the current price of Wave? What is the resolution of its screen?
Thank you CrAzY dRiVeR. I paid 17.7k. They are giving 1 year warranty for the handset and 6 months for the battery. Screen resolution is 480 by 800 pixels 3.3 inches.

I think the only positive of the N97 is the QWERTY keyboard. Rest of the departments, it is simply blown out of the water by the Wave .

Got the BSNL 3G connection today. Was quite a hassle dealing with the indifferent people there, but far better than earlier days when one had to wait for months to get a BSNL prepaid. As of now it is showing service unavailable. May be I'll have to top up with some specific data plan in order to use it? I'll use it for a couple of days and then write about 3G experience on the Wave.

I was looking for a car kit i.e. wind screen mounted phone holder and car charger, checked in a couple of stores but was not available there. It is not listed in samsung India website also. I could find the kit only in Samsung Australia website. Guess I will have to look for alternative options.
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Galaxy 3 is around $300 here. So its very expensive. I can get a new 3gs for that price.

Nokia 5530 is also around $230 here.

My budget is around $100-125. Which is Rs. 6000-7000 range in India.

It doesn't have to be touchscreen, but if it has wi-fi it would be good. everything else is secondary. You can say just two requirements, calls with good call quality and wi-fi if possible.

I know its wierd requirements, but that's how it is.
For wifi enabled handset at affordable price - you could check out Samsung Star wifi and Samsung Monte.

Note that these two are not smartphones.

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What is the usability of China mobiles in metro cities now? Have all the operators blocked them?
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Old 6th September 2010, 16:05   #6906
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^^^Not at all. As long as they have a valid IMEI no., they can be used. They seem to be getting increasingly popular in the lower price brackets and some even in midrange (like Micromax, etc).

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What is the usability of China mobiles in metro cities now? Have all the operators blocked them?
What do you mean by China mobiles ? Are you referring to the smuggled ones which were sold in grey market without bill or warranty ?

Govt has put a ban on such handsets since they don't have a valid IMEI number. And IIRC, they are banned everywhere, not just in the metro cities.

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I am looking out for a Phone around 15-17K
which out of all these is a worth buy?
1)Nokia E72
2)Nokia X6
3)Samsung Wave S8500
4)HTC Wildfire(Desire mini).

I need ease of GPS usage in the phone.
Does Map my india Provide maps for Wave's Bada OS?

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I use HTC Wildfire and batter backup is too low. If you use the GPS then the battery will drain heavily
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I use HTC Wildfire and batter backup is too low. If you use the GPS then the battery will drain heavily
Whats the Back up time like?
with and without GPS usage?
are you using Google maps?
how much did you pay for it?

Sorry for so many questions
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Whats the Back up time like?
with and without GPS usage?
are you using Google maps?
how much did you pay for it?

Sorry for so many questions
Without GPS, Without Music Player, Without Wifi - Just 3.5hrs Talktime and i won't get more than 15hrs of Standby :-(

With GPS & Phone Calls - I get just 2hrs Max

Google Maps is free

I paid 15k a month back


Wildfire screen doesn't support many apps & games from Android Market & has bad battery backup
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I have an E72 nokia. How do I check if I have the latest maps?
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I have an E72 nokia. How do I check if I have the latest maps?
By maps, am guessing you are asking about the actual maps, and not the OVI maps software. There is no real way to check if it is latest or no, but you can enable "Maps Improvement" under Settings > Navigation, and set synchronization under Settings > Synchronization to "At start-up and shut-down". That way your maps will get updated with Nokia's servers as and when.

The other option is to install Nokia Map Loader, delete the current maps from your phone and download maps afresh from the Nokia servers.

(Not sure if there is a better way...)
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Anyone with the new launched Galaxy 3 or 5 from Samsung. Both of these phones have 3G, WiFi and GPS support, 3 features thats a must for me in a phone. I heard these are value for money and have great performance too. Any user experience shall be helpful to the needy like me!!
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Anyone with the new launched Galaxy 3 or 5 from Samsung. Both of these phones have 3G, WiFi and GPS support, 3 features thats a must for me in a phone. I heard these are value for money and have great performance too. Any user experience shall be helpful to the needy like me!!
Check out the Android thread. Some members are using Galaxy series of phones and discussing problems and solutions.

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