Need entry level cell phones

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  1. tuxfan

    tuxfan New Member

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    I need to buy 2 handsets for the office staff. They are likely to be used roughly.

    Can anyone please suggest some entry level rough-n-tough GSM handset? I don't want to spend too much on this.

    Thanks.
     
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    Depends. Do you wanna go for non color or color ? If you wanna go for non color, then the best would be the Nokia 1100. As for color, it also depends. You could go for the Samsung X200, the SE K310i, or even the 6030 or 3220. These are all pretty good. Though wait for more suggestions ;)
     
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    Go for Motorola's C115 (not sure on the model). It's less than 30$. That's the cheapest GSM phone. Quite sturdy as well.
     
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    nokia 1100. rough and tough, entry level GSM phone
     
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    hey
    go 4 nokia 1108. the screen display is better than nokia 1100. for color phones go 4 nokia 2600.
     
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    yup nokia 1100 or 1108 r good.... MADE FOR INDIA :))
     
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    Thanks guys :D I don't want colour screen or any add-ons. They should be simply able to receive my calls ;) Don't even need SMS :lol:
     
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    i think u shud give them indicom..too cheap and free incoming...
    so yr staff dont have to recharge..
     
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    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

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    I'd say Nokia. Cos the build quality of Nokia has been better than other manufacturer's IMO.
     
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    +1 for the 1100 damn sturdy too :D
     
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    Well, no fancy - that means a 1100 will do. Very good and very useful.
     
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    Moto costs less than 1.5k bucks. It's cheaper than 1100. When you buy 2 phones, moto is a good choice. If you're gonna use for a long time, you need not even think of exchanges and stuffs. Moto is perfect. I think it costs around $30 only.
     
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    wat does a new 1100 cost.. Abt 1.6k.. Nd 2nd hand abt 1k... Isnt dat cheap..
     
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    how bout nokia 3315 lolz
     
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    Thanks guys for your opinions.

    I will surely have a look at the entry level moto and N1100. Any models from SonyEriccon?

    N3315 is out of question as manufacturing is stopped since long. I don't want second hand handsets. And actually, that is the one that I am replacing :p
     
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    Rough + tough + cheap + good = N 1100
     
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    1112 will do as it has WHITE display instead of green or blue as in case of 1100 (looks cheap)
     
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    sude Tech'ing life seriously!!

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    me vote for nok1108... the best and sturdy handset available in market today...

    <i have nok1108 and it had been under 4wheeler vehicle twice but no serious injury only minor scratches>>> m using still.

    go for nok1108...

    -SUDE
     
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    iMav The Devil's Advocate

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    well the thing with nokia fones (gsm fones) is that the connection charges are too high and tricky hence i wud suggest either reliance or tata
     
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    :lol: Was that some stress test? how the hell did it come under a vehicle? :eek:
     
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