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    Which phone?

    In the market for a new phone. Which to go for?

    G1, N96, I phone, Omnia?

    Any other to recommend?

    21 Comments

    Blackberry Storm!!!:thumbsup:

    HTC Touch Pro

    G1 is the one

    Se C905

    I recently bought an X1.

    Didn't buy the Storm because it has a lower screen res, and isn't Microsft. Didn't run all the software I wanted it to run eihter.

    G1, I didn't buy because it's overpriced, and much though I love Google, they don't seem capable of bringing things out of beta. Some things, they get bored and give up with. Lack of good software + minor wariness of Google put me off it. Also, the screen res is a bit low, and I think the camera's a bit shoddy too.

    HTC Touch Pro I didn't buy because it's on Orange, and Orange are an exceptionally poor company to deal with if anything goes wrong. And it might, their staff are remarkably stupid. I think they hire the ones that get fired from Vodafone.

    N96, didn't buy because it's a not-very-convincing update of 2007's N95, except with various feaures taken away, other features diminished in quality, a nicer case, but a feeble battery. Screen res of only 320*240 too, which is no good for internet or anything more complex than a text message.

    iPhone, more expensive than it was worth. I did consider it, but it's not much good for internet, and with its lack of keypad, a dog for texting and stuff.

    Omnia, I skipped on for various reasons. I did contemplate it for a while, but then decided against it because the spec was a bit poorer than the X1's, and it doesn't have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Requires some stupid dongle if you want to plug your own headphones in. Iirc, it had a retarded deformation of USB, too. I can't be having company or model-specific connectors in my gear.

    Look into the X1, I say. All phones are flawed, it's just the least flawed for my needs.

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    spann3rs;3683022

    HTC Touch Pro



    Seconded.

    dxx;3683677

    HTC Touch Pro I didn't buy because it's on Orange, and Orange are an … HTC Touch Pro I didn't buy because it's on Orange, and Orange are an exceptionally poor company to deal with if anything goes wrong. And it might, their staff are remarkably stupid. I think they hire the ones that get fired from Vodafone.



    Good reason, though the phone can be bought on other networks. Dunno why Orange are claiming its exclusive - it isnt! Its not available direct from O2 yet, but if you have a look, you can find it.

    The HTC Touch Pro can be bought on many other networks, Its the XDA Serra on o2 for example.

    Its a shame they dont keep the names HTC come out with as it does get rather confusing....

    When my contract ends I'm going for the HTC Touch Pro....

    One other bit of advice. once you'v narrowed down your search do some reviews on youtube...

    Original Poster

    Is it the same as the HTC touch HD?

    The X1 seems a good bet too.

    iphone, for internet its probably the best coz its got the best browser and the keypad on it is great and u can easily get used to it.

    guv;3683729

    Good reason, though the phone can be bought on other networks. Dunno why … Good reason, though the phone can be bought on other networks. Dunno why Orange are claiming its exclusive - it isnt! Its not available direct from O2 yet, but if you have a look, you can find it.



    From what I've heard, the Touch is exclusive to Orange, but only until January or maybe Feb. Reason for the delay, I guess, is that Orange and HTC have always had a pretty healthy relationship in the UK, with Orange being the only ones that used to sell their old SPV handsets back in ye olde days of 2003. There's probably a deal between the two these days, now that HTC have just about made it as an established brand who can stand up by themselves.

    you want the HTC touch HD, its amazing.

    MarzBarz;3684297

    iphone, for internet its probably the best coz its got the best browser … iphone, for internet its probably the best coz its got the best browser and the keypad on it is great and u can easily get used to it.



    You reckon? I was put off by its low resolution of only 320*400 (the X1 I went for instead is 480*800), and lack of optical mouse. The X1 has Opera too, which is great.

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    C905, camera is the BEST!!

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    spann3rs;3683925

    The HTC Touch Pro can be bought on many other networks, Its the XDA Serra … The HTC Touch Pro can be bought on many other networks, Its the XDA Serra on o2 for example.Its a shame they dont keep the names HTC come out with as it does get rather confusing....When my contract ends I'm going for the HTC Touch Pro....One other bit of advice. once you'v narrowed down your search do some reviews on youtube...



    I wouldnt. The Touch HD is far superior. Much bigger screen and higher resolution for starters.

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    dxx;3684539

    You reckon? I was put off by its low resolution of only 320*400 (the X1 I … You reckon? I was put off by its low resolution of only 320*400 (the X1 I went for instead is 480*800), and lack of optical mouse. The X1 has Opera too, which is great.



    True..... and the X1 is also made by HTC! (despite the Sony Ericsson branding!)

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    HTC TOUCH HD ftw!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Original Poster

    Will the Touch hd play iplayer?

    mercurystar999;3689156

    Will the Touch hd play iplayer?



    I think so... look at this... 1800pocketpc.com/200…tml

    And im sure in time BBC will bring out some softare for wimdows mobile devices...

    Nokia e71...
    :-D
    cheers

    Aj
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