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    • JamesFuller
    • By JamesFuller 5th Feb 18, 9:07 PM
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    Recommend a phone: Android, 3-4GB RAM, Less <150
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    • 5th Feb 18, 9:07 PM
    Recommend a phone: Android, 3-4GB RAM, Less <150 5th Feb 18 at 9:07 PM
    Hello,

    Can anyone recommend me a phone please that is:
    • Android
    • 3 or 4GB RAM
    • 150 or less

    Ideally 64GB memory or expandable with a MicroSD Card.

    Anyone have recommendations please
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    • rsvtoddy
    • By rsvtoddy 6th Feb 18, 7:31 PM
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    • 6th Feb 18, 7:31 PM
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    • 6th Feb 18, 7:31 PM
    Xiaomi Redmi 4x - available on EBay from UK sellers for less than 150.

    I have a Redmi 3 that I've had for 2 years now - no problems and good build quality. The only thing is to check which 4G bands you need/use as some don't have all of them that we use in the UK.
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 6th Feb 18, 8:04 PM
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    • 6th Feb 18, 8:04 PM
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    • 6th Feb 18, 8:04 PM
    https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/huawei-p10-lite-4gb-ram-52-inch-full-hd-display-12mp-camera-32gb-internal-storage-for-15499-1-month-rolling-contract-carphone-warehouse-2889805
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 8th Feb 18, 11:52 PM
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    • 8th Feb 18, 11:52 PM
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    • 8th Feb 18, 11:52 PM
    Got my cubot cheetah 2 for 80 ( "over the moon")
    I think it is worth 150, although I can not justify paying any higher price for any phones more for ever such minor advantages.
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 9th Feb 18, 7:05 AM
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    • #5
    • 9th Feb 18, 7:05 AM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 7:05 AM
    Xiaomi Redmi 4x - available on EBay from UK sellers for less than 150.

    I have a Redmi 3 that I've had for 2 years now - no problems and good build quality. The only thing is to check which 4G bands you need/use as some don't have all of them that we use in the UK.
    Originally posted by rsvtoddy
    I've got one of these , you need a version with "global Rom" and band 20 (B20) which gives you 4g on all networks here

    Fantastic phone , 90 imported direct
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    • rwalton159
    • By rwalton159 9th Feb 18, 7:29 AM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 7:29 AM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 7:29 AM
    I have a Doogee BL5000 bought from Amazon for 137
    5.5 inch screen
    4gig ram
    64gig internal memory
    Fingerprint sensor
    Curved screen
    5000mah battery
    Android 7

    Can't fault the phone. Battery lasts ages. Screen is sharp.
    • toshi
    • By toshi 10th Feb 18, 2:48 PM
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    • 10th Feb 18, 2:48 PM
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    • 10th Feb 18, 2:48 PM
    If you would want to get a Chinese Smartphone, make sure your vendor offer software update (Android OS) reasonably. Some sells cheap phones without any software update.

    Also make sure you get Global international ROM, not a Chinese ROM. Some sells Chinese ROM version cheaply. Unless you use a Global ROM, you may not get the same software update.

    Make sure if your phone supports in the UK
    https://willmyphonework.net/


    Using more than 2 years ? : Open source Android OS
    If you would intend to use your smartphone more than 2 years, you may be interested in Open source Android OS, then you would consider community supported devices such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Snapdragon 625 only) This is not for everybody's option as you will take all your responsibilities for your device.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=73800501&postcount=24
    Last edited by toshi; 10-02-2018 at 6:47 PM. Reason: minor correction
    • Kernel Sanders
    • By Kernel Sanders 10th Feb 18, 7:14 PM
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    • 10th Feb 18, 7:14 PM
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    • 10th Feb 18, 7:14 PM
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5788334
    #JeSuisCharlie
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