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Old 09-20-2010, 01:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am having alot of trouble trying to find myself the best phone for me lately, so I hope to find some answers to my questions on here as you guys would be the most knowledgeable of all. I am after a phone which does the following...

Has a Sat Nav which doesn't drain the battery.
E-mail client which recieves without having to start an app.
A way that I can retreve telephone numbers from a directory without having to contact 118 118.
BBM (Blackberry Messenger) is there a way of getting this without getting a Blackberry phone?
MSN Messenger? Yahoo Messenger?
A great internet browser like the iPhone.

I also want to get a phone with... (Will consider buying the phone and dropping a sim only contract chip in)

600 mins plus.
unlimited text.
unlimited internet (which isn't capped, I can't understand how firms can use the word unlimited when it isn't really.
Unlimited calls to landlines.
Unlimited calls network to network.
Freephone for free.
Phone Insurance.
Free Answerphone.

What I need to work out also is,

Do the minutes roll over if not used? Same goes for texting.
Is there limits I can setup so that I don't get stupid bills through the door? Or alternatively be able to recieve texts notfiying me of my useage before it hits limits?

So can you guys recommend me something? I'm swayed towards the iPhone for its browser and its copying and sending to email function. Also with a satnav on the phone it'd be so cool. However after a few days I am afraid of being bored of the phone and as there is only capped internet I can't see the point why I would want to get this phone now.

I am swayed towards a BB phone for the emails that I can recieve without having to go into the app and refresh my inbox (in other words recieving emails like texts). However thoughts about having no SatNav put me off.

With the amount of HTC phones out there I am swayed buy pushed back my the vareity, so many, how do I know I am buying an outdated phone and i dont know what I am expecting with a google phone, I use google like a religion compared to many other people I guess. Gmail, Greader, Maps, Documents on occasions and obviously the search engine.

I really really like the Nokia N8, it's got the sat nav, I don't know about the internet function or even the messenging servers, BBM on other phones is it going to happen? However I don't like its operator system, if given the time I could probably design a better no I know I can design a GUI ten times better than that of nokias.

So people what do you reckon? I know I'm picky, but I don't want to settle for anything less then what I want if I was to pay so much a month and sign up for what seems like a joke of 2 year contracts.
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