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Old 04-09-2009, 05:22 PM   #1
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Having Issues Finding a New Phone --- UPDATE pg. 11

So, I have to get a new phone and very soon. I currently have a Motorola Razr and got it when it was the "in" phone to have (not to mention expensive!). I need to get a new phone because this one is just dying. I have AT&T (Cingular) and it seems like they have no interesting phones out. Anybody have a suggestion? I was leaning towards one of those phones that slides out for texting, but it seems they are not that available anymore.
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Old 04-09-2009, 05:28 PM   #2
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AT&T...No interesting phone? Um, iPhone!!
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Old 04-09-2009, 05:30 PM   #3
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I, too, would have to go with iPhone!
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Old 04-09-2009, 05:34 PM   #4
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I don't like the iPhone because it gets all of the fingerprints on it. Plus, I'm a teacher and that is so not in my budget right now! lol
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I don't like the iPhone because it gets all of the fingerprints on it. Plus, I'm a teacher and that is so not in my budget right now! lol
I have a fingerprint screen protector on mine and I have no fingerprint issues

I understand about the budget thing though. But I have to say..if you have the chance to get an iPhone, I'd go for it!
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Old 04-09-2009, 05:44 PM   #6
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How about the Pantech dual slider one (slides up for numbers, and sideways for letters) or the Samsung slider with a keyboard?
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Does AT&T use that? Hmm, do I need to get the phone from AT&T or can I do it another way? I saw two T-Mobile phones I wanted, could I use one of those somehow?
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You would have to get the T-Mobile phone unlocked, but that is very expensive to do. If your contract with AT&T is up, I might look at other providers, especially Verizon for their great texting phones.
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ya might wait till june when the new iphone comes out and get a used one on the cheap when people upgrade
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I love my Blackberry Curve. I couldn't text with my Razr, so I upgraded to the Blackberry so I could text my son. It would take me forever to send a message on the Razr.
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Hi
Im not sure if you have these mobile phones state side,but i would take a look at

Nokia N97
HTC Touch Hd
Samsung Omnia
Sony Ericsson X1
HTC G1

The iphone is a good phone,but old tech now,the only real good thing about the iphone is the app store.
All of the above phones can do what the iphone does,in some cases better.
If i had to pick One,it would have to be the: Nokia n97,if thats not out in the states then the HTC TOUCH HD hands down,Alot like the iphone but better camera,video playback,better screen and most app are free,unlike apples apps

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I've considered changing to Boost Mobile when my contract is up at the end of summer. Yes you have to purchase the phone, but the bill is 50 bucks a month for everything.. and unlimited.
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My son got the Pantech Duet with duel sliders and has had nothing but problems with it. He had to buy a cheap phone until he can upgrade but my husband got a Pantac Breeze and loves it. It is kind of simple but works great. I like Radio Shack better to get the phone than the ATT store.
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If you have a chance.....get the iPhone.

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Does AT&T use that? Hmm, do I need to get the phone from AT&T or can I do it another way? I saw two T-Mobile phones I wanted, could I use one of those somehow?
There are programs available to unlock pretty much any GSM phone now a days. Any T-Mobile phone will be GSM. I would go with an Android phone personally because I like the open source model.
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