Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

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Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Yes
7
26%
No
19
70%
Planning to later this year
1
4%
 
Total votes: 27

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Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by Apoptosis » Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:09 am

I just posted this story on the front page - http://legitreviews.com/news/4741/

I am just wondering how many forum members have bought a phone lately... I for one haven't upgraded since I bought my Treo 680 back in Jan 2007. I personally haven't upgraded as the Treo 680 is great for e-mails and text messages, which I do the most of. I also don't see any new phones that jump out at me and the fact I don't have the money to spend on one.

If you bought one, which model did you get?

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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by stev » Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:13 am

Son's phone broke. So we purchased him a cheap AT&T <$20 phone that has basic text features.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by DMB2000uk » Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:32 am

My girlfriend got a SE W880.

I still voted no though as it wasn't me :P

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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by Sporg » Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:35 am

I picked up the Sprint Mogul late January.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by skier » Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:46 am

tracfone from two years ago ftw :finga: i don't use more than 40 min over 3 months, and zero texts, ever
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by vicaphit » Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:55 am

I bought at Samsung i760 in middle March. New every two program with Verizon.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by bubba » Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:52 am

no new phone for me, still rock'n the Razer V3. I'm not so fancy smancy like you smert phun folks :lol:
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Post by dicecca112 » Fri Apr 25, 2008 12:04 pm

had my Krzr for almost 1 and half years now
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by ibleet » Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:46 pm

Two years ago I picked up a Motorola flip phone that still works great today. I don't need all the fancy gadgets like the kids do. :mrgreen:

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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by bmaverick » Sat Apr 26, 2008 1:34 pm

It seems the majority of people here are voting no.

If the membership had more high school or college members, the rating would turn the other direction.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by KnightRid » Sun Apr 27, 2008 5:06 am

KRZR at the end of last year. I wont buy a phone, they have to give it to me for free with a new contract :)
skierkid450 wrote:tracfone from two years ago ftw :finga: i don't use more than 40 min over 3 months, and zero texts, ever
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by Methious » Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:48 am

Motorola W490 kinda like a Razer little thicker. Got a lotta features but seldom use any of them.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by kenc51 » Sun Apr 27, 2008 8:09 am

Paid enough for mine in Dec last year....I won't be getting a new one for a while
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by skier » Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:25 pm

KnightRid wrote: YEA - an adult minded person!! I absolutely HATE text messaging.

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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by vbironchef » Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:42 pm

Natasha gave me her old phone. She bought a samsung chocolate. She pays the phone bill so whatever. That apple I-phone has some cool features, maybe when when apple i-phone2 comes out I will get her samsung.

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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by kappage » Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:58 am

Most teenagers i know are too cheap to go out and buy a new phone even myself, I was given my dads old Nokia flip phone thingo, i have snapped off teh aerial though, it still works you jsut need to put teh aerial back on when you want to use it 8)
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by Sporg » Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:37 am

KnightRid wrote:KRZR at the end of last year. I wont buy a phone, they have to give it to me for free with a new contract :)
skierkid450 wrote:tracfone from two years ago ftw :finga: i don't use more than 40 min over 3 months, and zero texts, ever
YEA - an adult minded person!! I absolutely HATE text messaging.

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I also manage 5 email accounts and surf the web through it on a regular basis.
I typically upgrade phones every 12 months or so. So I'm 34 and my phone has become very much part of my daily life.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by DaIceMan » Thu May 01, 2008 9:51 pm

going to buy my wife a Samsung A737 for Mother's Day. If it can stand up to my daughter's 8k texts a month, it should be able to handle 100 texts and plain old phone calls. I'm probably going to get myself a Blackberry Curve. I've been looking at them for a while and have decided the time has come.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by vicaphit » Fri May 02, 2008 10:25 am

DaIceMan wrote:8k texts a month
?!?! Is your daughter mute? I cannot comprehend how someone can use 8000 text messages in one month! She is going to get some serious carpal tunnel syndrom.
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Re: Did you Buy a Phone in Q1 2008 (January-March)

Post by Sovereign » Fri May 02, 2008 12:29 pm

I just bought one four days ago because my old one has been dropped (multiple times), the case-screen cracked, the case broken and super-glued to the point where I couldn't live with it anymore. I got a Motorola W370 from TracFone. Yes, prepaid providers often suck (they crippled the USB port and web browser) but unless I could find a $15/mo plan with a free phone it's not worth it for me to switch to a monthly plan.

They also restrict your wallpaper and ringtones, but a SIM card reader/writer fixes that :mrgreen: :finga:
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