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[Q] Buy this phone?

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By Christiaan91, Senior Member on 12th July 2014, 11:29 AM
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Hi everyone,

I need to buy a phone for someone and i found this one. The budget is around 175,- and i can get this one new for 160,-. Just a couple of questions.
- Would you recommend it?
- How large is the data partition for installing apps?
- I read samsung already stopped supporting the phone?
Keep in mind that the phone will not be rooted and staying with stock firmware!

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12th July 2014, 03:06 PM |#2  
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Nope, don't buy if you can't root. Simple as that. It's damn slow and laggy.
Giving this as a gift will make you the enemy of them :P
It's running 4.1.2 and despite high price is below average.
I'll recommend Xperia L/M for music quality and performance or Moto G.
Not worth the price of course.


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I'd recommend xiaomi mi3 for performance.
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I recommend buying the Galaxy Core, it's a nice phone, Android 4.1 2:04, 8gb for applications Also the screen is large and has a great processor
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I'd recommend xiaomi mi3 for performance.

Thanks but she can't buy this phone with a 175,- budget.
17th July 2014, 06:31 PM |#6  
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With same money you can to buy galaxy s2 and you have superAmoled screen

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With same money you can to buy galaxy s2 and you have superAmoled screen

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I can't get a new s2 here for 175,-
18th July 2014, 06:25 AM |#8  
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I can't get a new s2 here for 175,-

check on eBay


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18th July 2014, 06:15 PM |#9  
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S2 is old, Galaxy Core is new
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