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Old July 20, 2013, 08:20 AM
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Default Unlocked: Galaxy S3/4 vs iPhone 4s/5?

I'm just inquiring for someone else who plans on buying an unlocked Smartphone. Without knowing the most recent situation, I suggested that the Galaxy S3 and iPhone 4/4s/5 are the best options but not sure which one.

So, I am wondering if anyone has any opinions on these phones?

Which ones would you recommend with Rogers (or Bell?) but with PAYG?

Thanks in advance for any info and suggestions.
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Old July 20, 2013, 08:35 AM
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S3, but if you're buying a new phone off contract the Nexus 4 is cheapest and has very similar specs to the S3.
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Old July 20, 2013, 09:56 AM
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S3, but if you're buying a new phone off contract the Nexus 4 is cheapest and has very similar specs to the S3.
I honestly found my S4 to be a huge improvement over my S3 but I could be crazy.

The Nexus 4 is a nice phone though :)
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Old July 20, 2013, 11:20 AM
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HTC One, by far the best phone on the market right now. Gorgeous screen, amazing sound, great materials and build quality, it's super fast and has really good battery life.
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Old July 20, 2013, 11:46 AM
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Note 2 flashed with custom Rom, kernel and radio trumps all of the above.
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Old July 21, 2013, 05:42 AM
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PAYG, though... no contract. Therefore, I thought it would cheaper for a 'previous generous' smartphone. I doubt any of the new phones are considered 'cheap' to buy without contract.
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Old July 21, 2013, 07:13 AM
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PAYG, though... no contract. Therefore, I thought it would cheaper for a 'previous generous' smartphone. I doubt any of the new phones are considered 'cheap' to buy without contract.
In the buy and sell thread I have a Sony Xperia ZL for $350. Can be unlocked for ~$30 (I am going away for a month tomorrow though).
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Old July 21, 2013, 07:22 AM
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Another great device that is inexpensive is the LG Optimus G. It's the same hardware as the Nexus 4, but with official LTE support and with 32GB of storage.
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