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    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 10th Aug 18, 11:24 AM
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    cheap 3g phone / help understanding phones
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    • 10th Aug 18, 11:24 AM
    cheap 3g phone / help understanding phones 10th Aug 18 at 11:24 AM
    I need to replace my old phone, it's a spare I use for comping so don't want to spend much, it's a brick on 2g. I need a 3g phone. Well so my sim provider says. (bad to non-exixtent signal on 2g??) I'm with 1p mobile, and they say I have a 3g sim, though it worked fine with my phone for 6 months, but not now.

    Now this is all a bit of a mystery to me. I found 3g cheap phones but they seemed to be tied to contracts. Is it even possible to get a 3g phone that's not a smartphone? Do I look for sim-free or unlocked or what? Sorry I just don't understand all this, any help gratefully received.
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    • gsmlnx
    • By gsmlnx 10th Aug 18, 11:35 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 11:35 AM
    Price check SIM Free phones at Argos (SIM Free means unlocked at their site). Use the "Network Capability" filter and select all the ones that say 3G.
    http://www.argos.co.uk/browse/technology/mobile-phones-and-accessories/sim-free-phones/c:30147/opt/sortrice/
    They have one for 29.95 and then the rest are from 49.95 upwards
    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 10th Aug 18, 12:38 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 12:38 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 12:38 PM
    Price check SIM Free phones at Argos (SIM Free means unlocked at their site). Use the "Network Capability" filter and select all the ones that say 3G.
    http://www.argos.co.uk/browse/technology/mobile-phones-and-accessories/sim-free-phones/c:30147/opt/sortrice/
    They have one for 29.95 and then the rest are from 49.95 upwards
    Originally posted by gsmlnx
    that's really helpful thank you
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