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Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Culchie, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. Culchie

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    Can anyone suggest a good unlocked GMS Android Smartphone for $100 or less ? I need one for travel. Features I would like are:

    *Wi-Fi
    *Dual SIM
    *Newer AOS
    *4GB internal storage or better
    *3" Capacitive Touchscreen or better
    *3MP Camera or better with flash and Video
    *Bluetooth
    *Quad Band
    *256K 320 x 480 screen resolution or better
    *Accelerometer
    *Voice Dial

    I know I have a lot of wanted features. I don't want anyone to spend all day looking for phones that meet my criteria, but if you are already aware of some phones like this, please sound in. :) Thanks a lot !
     

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    I dont know if it meets your requirements but check out the Moto G if you havent already. its a budget phone (i read that someone saw the base model for $100) running almost stock android with amazing battery life and benchmarks higher than a nexus 4 :thumbup:
    EDIT just noticed you said dual sim. I dont know about that man
     
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    Welcome to Android Forums. I moved this thread to the sub-forum where phone comparisons are discussed.

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    I'll check it out. Dual SIM isn't the most important thing. But the Motos I've owned before had way lower battery life than they said.
     
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    Looks like these meet your requirements, some come in single and dual SIM models. Not sure about unlocked availability though. If you don't need dual SIM I'd go with the Moto G that funkylogik recommended.

    ZTE Grand X Pro
    Huawei Ascend G510
    BLU Studio 5.0
    BLU Dash 5.0
     
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    I got a droid bionic running kitkat no problems its a gsm 130.00 asking
     
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    Where did you get it ? It's not quad band. Wonder if I can use in the Philippines and Ireland ?
     
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    Check the pm I sent you
     
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    Moto G for $100 is the CDMA version which doesn't even have a SIM card slot. The GSM version starts at $180.

    I think the Droid Bionic is CDMA only. It has a SIM card slot for LTE but it's pretty useless if you want to make calls on GSM networks. I think the Moto G is a good choice if you can stretch your budget and forgo the dual-SIM requirement. Perhaps just carry something like this if you need to top up your battery.
     
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    The bionic is a CDMA that use a 4glte card the phone is unlocked when u do a minor ril patch to the radio that will change the device from CDMA to gsm and the slot that was just a 4glte card slot now can take your sims
     

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