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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by sammiller, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. sammiller

    sammiller Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Im looking to buy a new Android budget mobile phone
    But im not sure what phone to go for that is worth the money

    sorry if my english is not good

  2. psionandy

    psionandy Extreme Android User

    To answer your question it might help if we had a little more information.
    1) whereabouts in the world are you?
    2) is there a particular network you want to use
    3) contract, sim free or used?
    4) what is your rough budget?
    5) what do you want to do with the phone, games, facebook, photography, music, web browsing.... something else?
    6) do you care about the size of the device
    7) are there any features that you must/mustn't have?
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  3. sammiller

    sammiller Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I'm from Australia
    I want a unlocked mobile
    my budget is 440
    I want it for games, facebook, music,
    Size 4.5 inch and up
    #3 sammiller, Mar 28, 2016
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2016
  4. psionandy

    psionandy Extreme Android User

    Motorola have the G (3rd gen) on sale at the moment, for around that mark which would seem to hit the mark.. from the buy link on the motorola site I get the link

    Oneplus don't sell there

    Its a solid device, my knowledge of the australian market is a bit lacking, so I'll leave it to someone else to throw in some other ideas
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  5. sammiller

    sammiller Newbie
    Thread Starter

    The Motorola G looks good if i dont get no more people commenting im getting the Motorola G second or 3 gen
  6. CenturionB

    CenturionB Well-Known Member

    I advise you to buy Xiaomi Redmi 3 with 2 GB RAM and battery 4100 mAh
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  7. sammiller

    sammiller Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Xiaomi Redmi 3 i don't think Australia don't sell it looks like a good phone
  8. Satdev

    Satdev Lurker

    Considering the fact that you’re looking for a budget phone, why not go for an Indian company Lava, They have pieces for price conscious peeps like you and their Lava A88 priced below 6k is a good option. Apart from the basic features, its allows you to multitask as well. Has 5MP primary camera and 2MP secondary camera clicks perfect pictures for you. Above all, the phone is 4G enabled and provides seamless experience of watching online videos. Along with it, it also helps to make HD video calls. If you could have provided more information then I would have been in apposition to suggest you with more models. Hope this helps.
  9. psionandy

    psionandy Extreme Android User

    @Satdev are they available in Australia? (not as a grey import)One of the reasons why budget devices can be so cheap is that they offer zero support for users.. And if they don't have proper support in Australia then id steer well clear.
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  10. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    I'm sure Lava is going to be a grey import for any country that isn't India. They are actually a manufacturer, rather than just imports from China. Same with Micromax.
    #10 mikedt, Mar 30, 2016
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2016
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