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Really cheap Gigabyte Android phone leaks

20 January, 2010 | Read the news | Post your comment
Really cheap Gigabyte  Android phone leaks - read the full textWhen it comes to smartphones on the cheap, Symbian is the most common OS with the occasional Windows Mobile sneaking in. Rumor has it that Gigabyte will try to wedge Android in there too with one of the cheapest Android devices yet. The cheapest Android right now is the HTC Tattoo for 210 euro...

 

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> In reply to takis @ 2010-01-22 08:25 from n7UD - click to readI disagree with your opinion. I have had a fantastic experience with WM702. It has a fabulous hardware and one can download good software from freeware websites.

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  • 2010-11-07 21:08
  • tE{3

> In reply to [deleted post]This is great news.

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  • 2010-01-28 17:24
  • P$uD

> In reply to takis @ 2010-01-22 08:25 from n7UD - click to readthis phone is having a google os so no worry for software side & taking your advice as fro hardware. its 2x thumb up for this phone.

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  • 2010-01-22 12:21
  • KSu3

Gigabyte makes good hardware, but thanks to crap support and software, its phones are failures..

Sorry to say, I have 2 WM devices from Gigabyte, wonderful built but full of bugs!

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  • 2010-01-22 08:25
  • n7UD

to guy who posted at 2010-01-20 15:45 the statment about number of device in 2009 on mobile os is irrelevant. The case her is that opposit the symbian S60 till 2009 was WM 6.1/6.5 which is in some things better but in most of them worser. if u know when was android relesed all over the world on mobile devices u'll see it is far better result then some symbian^1 and wm^6 .

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  • 2010-01-21 10:38
  • p7$T

> In reply to Arturo @ 2010-01-20 16:50 from PXa3 - click to readNokia 5320 XM is good Symbian Smartphone too it have audio chip.

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  • 2010-01-21 00:59
  • PFxQ

$300 is the NON contract price. Which means that if a carrier like AT&T or T-mobile picks up the handset here in America, the phone will probably be sold with a contract around $100 or less. That is pretty cheap for a smart phone.

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  • 2010-01-20 17:31
  • kG4G

Thinking about 3G powered smartphones I better buy a Nokia E63 or a Samsung i637, but if you want a touch screen phone I'd buy a Nokia 5530 or the cheapest 5230, all of them are cheap smartphones.

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  • 2010-01-20 16:50
  • PXa3

The Tatto on your own Tatto page is 310 euros. Where can I find it for 210!?

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  • 2010-01-20 16:04
  • mTHq

> In reply to Ludwik @ 2010-01-20 14:32 from 39Cd - click to readcertanly agreing with u.. But most of d people dont know about the PULSE- and it's available almost through out europe(where t-mo is situated). The phone has better specs than both above mantioned(tatoo and this1)- so, if u're into spending, 1 should at least conceder it...
3.5in capacative screen,528Mhz Qualcomm,128MB ram,3mp camera + even more goodies....

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  • 2010-01-20 15:56
  • 3buG

wanna know best Smart OS??? see this http://symbianworld.org/3079-s...‏/

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  • 2010-01-20 15:45
  • PAcT

If anyone can release an Android-based phone for the magic £99 then that would be a winner. Obviously asking for a 2.0 would be too much but 1.6 would be an ideal OS to have on it.

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  • 2010-01-20 15:27
  • 0nvP

get a t-mobile pulse for £139 rather than this...

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  • 2010-01-20 15:23
  • mx2k

The price f this phone is 212 so it is more expensive then htc tatto which is better phone and jet it isn't the chepest because the most chepest android phone for now is huawei 8220 or T-mobile pulse. And one more thing symbina^1 is slow and buggy with lots and lots to remake and learn .

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  • 2010-01-20 15:08
  • p7$S

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-01-20 14:45 from tDS4 - click to readI agree with you.

210 euro is not cheap.

There are cheaper android phones about, with similar or better specifications!

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  • 2010-01-20 14:49
  • 39Cd

2MP? 2.8" QVGA screen? The screen legibility looks awful.

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  • 2010-01-20 14:48
  • Ljr2

hmm...
for US$300, i think most people will buy Nokia 5800 instead...

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  • 2010-01-20 14:45
  • tDS4

People Who Does not care for a good camera(like me) this must be the best choice. Asus is a Great Company so I am sure it will not be that cheap in Quality (price?). Good Luck! This Product Will Work in most parts of the world.

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  • 2010-01-20 14:33
  • ID35

Cheap ?
in quality, yes. In price no!

My T-mobile pulse cost £137 (about 160 euro) on PAYG.

It has a 3.5 inch HVGA screen and is a true rival to the IPhone.


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  • 2010-01-20 14:32
  • 39Cd

this may be cheap in quality too..yah know, quality reflects on price...

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  • 2010-01-20 12:33
  • v0Id

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