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Old October 30, 2011, 10:22 AM
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I'd recommend the Galaxy S Vibrant. I've found it between $120 and $160 depending on condition. It's got a better, bigger screen than the LG Optimus One, and the processor is 66% faster- it's a noticeable increase in performance comparing the two.
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Old October 30, 2011, 11:54 AM
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On Kijiji, most of the Samsung Galaxy S ones I see are way over $200 so not sure what ones you guys are looking at.

There's one local one for $150, though, but I think that's an exception. I send a msg about it so we'll see...

I wasn't really seriously looking into getting one right now but I'd like to.

I want one running Android 2.3 so would that smartphone run that?
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Old October 30, 2011, 02:53 PM
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With Cyanogen7 I can overclock my Optimus One to almost 800MHz and that also gives it Gingerbread which turns the Optimus into a whole new phone. I have seen them go on Ebay for under $100 and even new they can be had for $120. They are very easy to unlock and root as well. I was not in love with my phone until I put Cynaogen on it and now I cannot stress enough how much I like it.

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Actually, if you're doing 2G with rogers it works great. But yeah the rogers flavored ones were bad. The AWS ones are much better. He didn't say which carrier though.
I run the HSPA on Koodo and my phone is quite fast as to Internet speeds. I get 13188kbps down and 1948kpbs up average with my home internet and 5685kbps down and 413kbps up while mobile. I'd say my speed is far more than adequate.
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I run the HSPA on Koodo and my phone is quite fast as to Internet speeds. I get 13188kbps down and 1948kpbs up average with my home internet and 5685kbps down and 413kbps up while mobile. I'd say my speed is far more than adequate.
No i meant my phone. The AWS version can do 2G with rogers. If you're not doing data its a great phone for rogers.
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Believe me Cheator, if your phone was HSPA it wouldn't be for sale anymore, I would have jumped ALL over it. To me, data is one of the main reasons to use a smartphone though.
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