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    • straggler
    • By straggler 9th Jul 18, 3:57 PM
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    new phone recommendations
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    • 9th Jul 18, 3:57 PM
    new phone recommendations 9th Jul 18 at 3:57 PM
    Hi,

    I am looking for a new phone but am getting overwhelmed by the options.

    I would like an Android phone with a 5 or so inch screen (maybe a little bigger), lots of memory (I am a fan of apps) and with an up to date operating system (my current phone doesn't support some apps because of its age). I am not too bothered about the camera or music player. If it has a good battery life and/or is a tough phone and/or dual sim then so much the better.

    I don't want to spend a huge amount of money and I don't need an all singing and dancing phone, anyway. Just need something decent and unlocked.

    Thanks for your help!
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    • Neil49
    • By Neil49 9th Jul 18, 4:11 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 4:11 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 4:11 PM
    Start off by looking at the Moto G6
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 9th Jul 18, 4:24 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 4:24 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 4:24 PM
    I'd second the Moto range, btw it's storage you need for lots of apps rather than memory. More memory means the phone can leave more apps running in the background rather than starting them up again.
    • Jeannine
    • By Jeannine 10th Jul 18, 10:27 AM
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    • 10th Jul 18, 10:27 AM
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    • 10th Jul 18, 10:27 AM
    Yes, definitely the new Moto G6. I got the G6 Plus (only available through Carphone Warehouse though). Great phone!
    • straggler
    • By straggler 11th Jul 18, 6:58 AM
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    • #5
    • 11th Jul 18, 6:58 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 6:58 AM
    I'd second the Moto range, btw it's storage you need for lots of apps rather than memory. More memory means the phone can leave more apps running in the background rather than starting them up again.
    Originally posted by Colin_Maybe
    That's exactly why I need help!
    • straggler
    • By straggler 11th Jul 18, 7:00 AM
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    • #6
    • 11th Jul 18, 7:00 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 7:00 AM
    I'd second the Moto range, btw it's storage you need for lots of apps rather than memory. More memory means the phone can leave more apps running in the background rather than starting them up again.
    Originally posted by Colin_Maybe
    My current phone has a normal size SIM. Would I need a new SIM for the Motorola or is it possible to get a SIM cut down?
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 11th Jul 18, 7:31 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 7:31 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 7:31 AM
    motorola takes a nano Sim. If the small nano doesnt push out to fit ?

    your mobile operator will give you a new one

    Cutting down the orginal SIM can be done but its easily damaged

    The new Moto G6 play has a massive battery and 32Gb storage for around 150

    Argos etc


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    Last edited by ballyblack; 11-07-2018 at 8:41 AM.
    • straggler
    • By straggler 11th Jul 18, 8:49 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 8:49 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 8:49 AM
    motorola takes a nano Sim. If the small nano doesnt push out to fit ?

    your mobile operator will give you a new one

    Cutting down the orginal SIM can be done but its easily damaged

    The new Moto G6 play has a massive battery and 32Gb storage for around 150

    Argos etc


    .
    Originally posted by ballyblack
    Is there much difference between the G6 and the Play?
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 11th Jul 18, 9:39 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 9:39 AM
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    • 11th Jul 18, 9:39 AM
    Is there much difference between the G6 and the Play?
    Originally posted by straggler
    https://www.pocket-lint.com/phones/buyers-guides/motorola/143812-moto-g6-vs-moto-g6-plus-vs-moto-g6-play
    • Rita2456
    • By Rita2456 16th Jul 18, 5:26 PM
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    sony xperia. im using and very happy, easy to use
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