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Advice please !! Which mobile phone to choose ?

orlando08 Avatar
8y, 2m agoPosted 8 years, 2 months ago
Practising what I preach I've ordered a Samsung Omnia from the deal I posted here:-
http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/249352/free-top-of-the-range-samsung-omnia


After doing some research the feeling I'm getting is this is a potential mistake. Is anyone aware of any major faults/software issues this phone is experiencing. It seems some retailers have been directed not to sell anymore of them but I can't find out why. Any pointers in the right direction would be appreciated. Thanks.
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8y, 2m agoPosted 8 years, 2 months ago
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#1
I have the omnia on orange, as far as i can tell, there are no problems with it at all... Ive read on the Vodafone forum though that the vodafone firmware on the omnia is very buggy. I haven't got the same problems as the Vodafone models... Its an amazing phone..! I would suggest you get it on/from orange though:thumbsup:
#2
Do u have to claim back the £17.50 for the first 9 months through redemption? or is that all you pay? i think thats what garbage meant. Redemption isnt a problem aslong as you send your bills off at the correct times.
#3
You could get the Omnia at Vodafone for £27.50 12 month contract after quidco. imo that's the better choice assuming you get the cashback paid.

Omnia and Diamond are the two popular choices right now. I don't know what are the problems you are talking about with the Omnia, but I got the Diamond and it tends to get a bit hot and the reception is not brilliant. I never actually tried to use the firmware supplied by my provider before I changed the ROM but I would assume the firmware is a little buggy and slow. If given a choice to choose again, I would probably go with Omnia 12 month contract with Voda.
#4
Think thats what garbage meant, you still pay £35 a month then send your bills off at certain times to get the money back. But if orange were going to charge £35 anyway, you have nothing to lose.
#5
The Omnia on Vodafone seems to be one that should be avoided, the main problem on the Vodafone forum seems to be the device auto-answering calls when the phone is in certain states such as when it's locked or writing a text message.
John
#6
i was in the exact same boat even cancelled my o2 contract to get one,. but in the end the phone on vodafone was useless, ended up with iphone
#7
sounds like you have already chosen the omnia but are regretting it, like i did.. i took mine back now i am happy

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