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by nettap / November 21, 2010 7:28 AM PST

Over here on holiday from the UK. Is there a cell phone which I can purchase here that will work in the UK.

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Why post twice?
by MDFlax / November 21, 2010 7:31 AM PST

I will delete your other one

Mark

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cell phones
by nettap / November 21, 2010 7:32 AM PST
In reply to: Why post twice?

Sorry.

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Phones here are generally sold locked to our carriers
by Pepe7 / November 21, 2010 11:01 AM PST
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That's the rub. You would have to pay a small premium to buy one here from a brick and mortar store, or be limited to used/old models via ebay or craigslist.

The other option would be for you to have someone buy you one online here via amazon, etc. Unlocked would mean you have an easier time back home using it.

Examples-
Nokia E5-00
Nokia C6
Nokia E72
Nokia E71 *lacks 3G frequency bands for UK

If the high price doesn't turn you away,
Nokia N8 *truly international, with all the global 3G frequency bands

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by nettap / November 21, 2010 8:33 PM PST

Pepe7. Many thanks

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