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#670244 - 24th Feb 2012 6:47pm IPHONE
delta6 Offline
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Registered: 24th Apr 2009
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Loc: Moreton
hi all.
after some advice.
my missus has just got a nokia 500 on contract for 18 months but has decided she wants an iphone now!
we are going to carry on with her contract but buy an iphone for her to use on the contract.
ive only ever had nokias so dont know what to look out for. any suggestions?
dont really want to get one off ebay as i dont know if i buying some poor persons stolen one.
how much am i looking at paying for a 3gs model on o2?
any help would be appreciated.
cheers

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#670247 - 24th Feb 2012 6:54pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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3GS is quite cheap now, I have "unused" ones from Apple for well under 200.

If you're looking at the 4 then unless you REALLY want it the improvements on the 4s aren't worth paying the extra for (in my opinion, and I have two of the 4s) as SIRI is a good idea for speech recognition, but until Apple can tie it into some sort of mapping software in the UK it doesn't really speed things up much.

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#670248 - 24th Feb 2012 6:58pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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for a 3Gs you'll be looking at about 200 max. if you can get one for 150 you'll be lucky however most people will probably want 250 because they're greedy,

CEX in birkenhead will probably have a few in, mostly in good condition as well, they only buy ones that work too so you'll be fine with getting one used from there.

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#670250 - 24th Feb 2012 7:05pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
delta6 Offline
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Registered: 24th Apr 2009
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cheers you two.
was hoping they would be around 100 but if the going rate is 150-200 then she will have to shop around or put her hand in her pocket!

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#670251 - 24th Feb 2012 7:09pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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Registered: 30th May 2008
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New? Apple have quite a tight grip on iPhone prices and 3GS is only available new in the 8GB size.

3GS unlocked direct from Apple is 319.00
3GS Pay as You Go direct from O2 is 319.99
3GS Pay as You Go on O2 through the CarphoneWarehouse is 319.99
3GS Pay as You Go on Orange through the CarphoneWarehouse is 299.99 + 10 top-up (last I heard all PAYG phones from CPW were unlocked, but you can ask in store).

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#670252 - 24th Feb 2012 7:14pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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no pob, wouldnt expect to get a new one for around 100 mate. was hoping to get a decent 2nd hand one around that but it seems even they are going to be quite pricey.

i wouldnt mind but she said she didnt want an iphone when her contract was up in november.
women!!!!

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#670433 - 25th Feb 2012 2:20pm Re: IPHONE [Re: little_pob]
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What about a 3G, is there a massive difference between the 3G and 3GS?

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#670441 - 25th Feb 2012 2:56pm Re: IPHONE [Re: Figurehead]
delta6 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Figurehead
What about a 3G, is there a massive difference between the 3G and 3GS?


good question.
anyone answer that?

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#670446 - 25th Feb 2012 3:32pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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#670447 - 25th Feb 2012 3:33pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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LMAO

3GS has video recording and is a tad quicker.
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#670453 - 25th Feb 2012 4:00pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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A tad coffee a lot you mean raftl don't waste ye money on a 3G one..

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#670491 - 25th Feb 2012 7:10pm Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
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Registered: 23rd Feb 2010
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3G ones are old now, you can't even put the latest Apple software on them.

If you want a 3G then I have an 8GB one you can have for 80, but there is a big different in speed between that and the 3GS, obviously making calls and texting is just the same smile

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#670494 - 25th Feb 2012 7:12pm Re: IPHONE [Re: ]
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Registered: 28th Aug 2011
Posts: 37
Loc: Birkenhead
AND DONT go with O2,the customer service is appalling.BE WARNED

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#670538 - 26th Feb 2012 2:57am Re: IPHONE [Re: SirTankWelder]
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Originally Posted By: SirTankWelder
AND DONT go with O2,the customer service is appalling.BE WARNED

Add to that the network is deteriorating by the day. Just moved to three after a decade on o2, and whilst Three has a weaker signal in most places (though o2's signal isn't always 3G whereas 3 is), Three certainly has better blanket coverage.

Been all over the North in the past few days, work phone is on Voda, then I have my Three and o2 phones, and Voda seems the best blanket coverage, though 3G signal is intermittent, Three seems the second best though now that they have ceased roaming with Orange in most places, there is the odd blackspot, and o2 is great for GPRS/EDGE (sometimes), but 3g is pathetic, intermittent at best, but an increasing number of blackspots are appearing.

Using o2 mobile internet during peak hours can be a right pain in the backside, works phone does not have internet allowed on it so can't tell, Three is consistently ultra-fast (presumably because o2 is congested to the point of overload, and Three has much less users, also the fact that Three is 3g/HSDPA across 99.9% of it's coverage whereas o2 seems to be less than 50 overall, despite the claims they make).

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#670570 - 26th Feb 2012 10:16am Re: IPHONE [Re: delta6]
delta6 Offline
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Registered: 24th Apr 2009
Posts: 498
Loc: Moreton
cheers all.
3gs it is then

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