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Best Phone For Up To 400$ ?

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by ZooBooBooZoo, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. ZooBooBooZoo

    ZooBooBooZoo New Member

    Oct 18, 2013
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    Hi all,

    I'm looking to replace my old, buggy and barely functioning Samsung Galaxy S.
    The budget is up to 400$ and the key features I want are:

    1) A fast and responsive deice(Good CPU, RAM, Touch response etc.)
    2) A good camera
    3) Not too big: Glaxy S3 size is the maximum, an iPhone 5 size is great.
    4a) A popular model so that online support & accessories are easy to access :)
    4b) I think It has to be Android or iOS for the same reason as 4a.
    5) this is not exactly a feature but I will point out that I live outside of the US so I need an unlocked or at least an unlock-able phone.
    6) New phone (not used).


    So far I think the Galaxy S3 is a good option, but I'm open to suggestions.
    Also, if I choose to go with galaxy S3 - which one should I get? there are several models and so far the i9300 seems the best from what I checked out.

    Thx in advance, ZBBZ.
     
  2. stevetaz

    Moderator

    Sep 23, 2008
    87
    The S3 is a great choice. Just make sure the model you buy functions in the bands used by carriers in your country.

    Note that the i9300 does not have 4G capability.
     
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  4. n99hockey

    Moderator

    Feb 7, 2007
    111
    A new Nexus should be announced any day now, that will most likely be under $400. That is if you have AT&T, T-Mo, or another GSM carrier.
     
  5. haydennathan

    haydennathan New Member

    Dec 5, 2013
    0
    Thanks for sharing useful information.
     
  6. Lucie Kruger

    Lucie Kruger New Member

    Jan 6, 2014
    0
    Samsung galaxy s3 would be the best option under this budget, as it has loads of features.

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  7. stevetaz

    Moderator

    Sep 23, 2008
    87
    Thanks for posting your thoughts, but I removed your spam link. Please avoid posting that again....

    Thanks!
     
  8. Chancellor

    Chancellor New Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    1
    If you're still looking, a nexus 5 or motoX are both awesome.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
     
  9. knuckles1978

    knuckles1978 New Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    0
    If you properly formatted and put a decent ROM such as cm11 based Mackay ROM on your S1, it would fulfil everything you ask for... :)

    My little S1 is as fast as my nexus 7 with KitKat on it...

    Sent from my GT-I9000 using Tapatalk
     
  10. nilofar shaikh

    Bronze

    Oct 20, 2015
    0
    I would go for Samsung Galaxy S3, it would be the best choice.
     
  11. EdwardSmith36

    EdwardSmith36 New Member

    Jan 2, 2016
    0
    One Plus X is what you are asking for. Just give it a try and experience something new.
     
  12. BrianRobins

    Bronze

    Oct 9, 2015
    1
    Yeah, I tried One Plus X it's cool and awesome phone.
     
  13. Angelica

    Angelica New Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    2
    Yeah i have used the Samsung Galaxy S3, you can extend its internal memory from 16GB to 32GB
     

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