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    • RebekahR
    • By RebekahR 19th Jun 17, 6:32 PM
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    Looking for a new cheap mobile!
    • #1
    • 19th Jun 17, 6:32 PM
    Looking for a new cheap mobile! 19th Jun 17 at 6:32 PM
    Hi guys,

    My Motorola has just met its death as my toddler found it and threw it in the paddling pool! As I could not get the battery out it is gone for good. Does anyone know if Huawai have anything new that is cheap recently?

    Thank you!

    I need something that will take the microsim
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    • zx81
    • By zx81 19th Jun 17, 6:52 PM
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    • #2
    • 19th Jun 17, 6:52 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 6:52 PM
    What is your budget?
    • RebekahR
    • By RebekahR 19th Jun 17, 10:12 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 10:12 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 10:12 PM
    I would say couple of hundred. But for something really good if it goes a tad over I can do. I usually aim around the 150 mark but am flexi.
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 19th Jun 17, 11:16 PM
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    • #4
    • 19th Jun 17, 11:16 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 11:16 PM
    stick with Motorola

    New Moto G5 is £149 at Tesco unlocked
    • mutley74
    • By mutley74 21st Jun 17, 8:51 PM
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    • #5
    • 21st Jun 17, 8:51 PM
    • #5
    • 21st Jun 17, 8:51 PM
    stick with Motorola

    New Moto G5 is £149 at Tesco unlocked
    Originally posted by ballyblack
    My phone just died too...could not decide what to replace it with on Android, so I have just ordered the Moto G5 with 3GB Ram/dual sim from Amazon!
    Thanks for the tip
    • RebekahR
    • By RebekahR 24th Jun 17, 12:07 AM
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    • #6
    • 24th Jun 17, 12:07 AM
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    • 24th Jun 17, 12:07 AM
    Tescos sold out. So I just got it from John Lewis delivered to my Waitrose. Got the old man to get it on the way home from work :-D Thank you!!
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 24th Jun 17, 8:30 AM
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    • 24th Jun 17, 8:30 AM
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    • 24th Jun 17, 8:30 AM
    John Lewis even better, it carries a 2 year warranty from them?

    But its £159 or £140 for the older G4


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    Last edited by ballyblack; 24-06-2017 at 8:35 AM.
    • dave8204
    • By dave8204 26th Jun 17, 3:25 PM
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    • #8
    • 26th Jun 17, 3:25 PM
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    • 26th Jun 17, 3:25 PM
    I've been using Huawei for years now and this the spirit of this site never buy new. You can get ex-display or customer return G620s or Y635s on Ebay for around the £80 mark,they're bullet/idiot (don't ask) proof with great battery life and signal strength. No one will be envious but they're superb value and from ,I believe,now the 3rd largest phone manufacturer in the world.
    Moto Gs are excellent but for anyone on a tighter budget Huawei are hard to beat,the basic Y360s are around £50 new and a lot better than that price might suggest.
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 26th Jun 17, 4:12 PM
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    • 26th Jun 17, 4:12 PM
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    • 26th Jun 17, 4:12 PM
    There is no comparison between an old Huawei G620s and a Moto G5

    In smart phone terms it has only 8gb memory(1GB Ram) which is useless if you want to put a lot of apps on



    Moto G5 has 16Gb and 2GB ram and the latest Android 7 update

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    • dave8204
    • By dave8204 26th Jun 17, 6:24 PM
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    There is no comparison between an old Huawei G620s and a Moto G5
    Originally posted by ballyblack

    I did say if you're on a tighter budget, I don't use loads of apps and the bargain basement phones I use are just fine. I don't dispute the Moto G4 is massively higher spec but even though it's undeniably excellent value compared to similar spec phones it's still out of the range of many.
    • mutley74
    • By mutley74 26th Jun 17, 8:10 PM
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    John Lewis even better, it carries a 2 year warranty from them?

    But its £159 or £140 for the older G4


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    Originally posted by ballyblack
    check out Amazon where they honor the 2 yr warranty, free technical support too.
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 26th Jun 17, 8:15 PM
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    I did say if you're on a tighter budget,
    the poster stated the budget was around £150
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 30th Jun 17, 10:49 AM
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    o2 now have the Moto G5 for £120, unlock it for £2 on ebay


    https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/basket/
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 30th Jun 17, 5:49 PM
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    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01LCR5LBW
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01FQ712PI
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B012TAV8YU
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    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0725B2V8G
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01NBEU8SN
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01FJX8JP0
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