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  1. Dave L

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    Hi all,

    I am looking for a new phone for my wife to replace her Sonyericsson C905.

    She's not great with anything not steam powered but she has had a dabble with my Desire and I think she could work her way around a smartphone with a little coaxing.

    Not looking for anything that has powerful processors or a large memory, just something up to date, easy to use and reliable.

    She uses a bluetooth headset most of the time.

    Do you think the Wildfire S fits the bill or should I be looking for something else?

    Thanks.
     

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    Steam powered Androids are available :D

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    Seriously, I'm quite happy with my Wildfire S. If it fell into a lake I'd replace it with another one. Since you know how to use a Desire already, it seems like a reasonable choice for your wife.

    Speaking of Thailand, I'll be up there next week on vacation, hoping to find a phone shop with an XTC Clip to S-OFF my phone! :eek:
     
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    Thanks for the response.

    I think I'll get her one for Christmas.

    Hope you have a great time in Thailand. It's quite nice at the moment, not too hot and the humidity has dropped a lot so not so sticky as it is in the summer here.

    If you get to Bangkok there's a great place for all things IT including phone stuff at Pantip Plaza http://www.pantipplaza.com
    If the Clip is available in Thailand you'll find it there.

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    Just noticed your location, guess you'll be nicely acclimatised :)
     
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    This time I'm just going up to Surin. I've been in SE Asia for over 2 years now and am fluent in all forms of Cambodian coffee. I'd say I'm acclimatised! :D

    Another option for the wife is the HTC Explorer (if you can find one in Thailand). It seems to cost about $100 less than the WFS and has similar specs in many categories. But it only has a 3 MP camera and it's data capabilities aren't as strong as the WFS. On the upside, it comes with Sense 3.5.

    If I could have found one in Cambodia, I might have bought it instead. But I got tired of waiting.
     
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    Many thanks for the info.

    According to HTC Thailand site it's not available here. I'll look for it all the same though when I go buying.

    Cheers.
     
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    This phone was my 2nd alternate:
    Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570
     
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    Just got a Wildfire S to replace my wife defunct Intercept. It seems to be really nice, and even with almost the exact same specs, her stock Wildfire is keeping up nicely with my rooted, ROMed, and overclocked Optimus V. That's very impressive considering her processor is at 600Mhz and mine is set to 806Mhz. I'm going to hold off rooting her phone, as right now it runs well enough that there just isn't a need.
     

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