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help with new phone- specs needed

by trolyy / May 23, 2007 10:50 PM PDT

Right, I have been looking for a new (smart) phone for what a month or two now and I have a couple of ideas, but I am still not sure. So here are my difficult specs: (in no order)

Built in Wi fi
No outside antenna
doesn?t need a camera
doesn?t need windows mobile 6 but it would be nice
3G preferably
obviously has to have a decent call quality, and general speed
large screen, and I would like if at all possible a qwerty keyboard which slides out from under the screen.
Doesn?t need to be touch screen, or Bluetooth
Ability to instant message with my msn(windows) messenger account.

I live in England so compatibility problems. And the biggest problem my price limit is

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That new Treo looks close enough.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 23, 2007 11:16 PM PDT

Just wondering. Why is it unacceptable to have an antenna bulge?


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by trolyy / May 23, 2007 11:39 PM PDT

I had a phone with an antenna for many years and I got bored with it caching on things however I say this but in fact this morning I have been looking at the Samsung i730( and it has an antenna) and now I don?t mind if it does or doesn't have one, I like the Samsung at first but it gets very mixed user reviews, iphone looks better everyday.

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I like all mentioned.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 23, 2007 11:45 PM PDT
In reply to: well...

The iphone will be nice but I want to see if I must concentrate on the screen to dial. Push buttons may be old fashioned but one can use them with tactile feelings

Some of these units have mild antenna bumps.

Not everyone will like a PDA PHONE. So reviews are not always to be taken seriously.


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i think i have found it...
by trolyy / May 24, 2007 2:42 AM PDT

If you are like me and you want basically the same specs as I want, i have found a very close match, the iMate Kjam.

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