mrfun1981

Looking to upgrade my PAYG phone.

Upgrading from Orange san francisco, Want best value for money. Can spend about £140. was looking at maybe a Samsung Galaxy S. But would like some input & advice if there is a better option?

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CTPAHHIK  Mar. 6, 2012 at 10:42

With £140 to spare there are no recommendations. Closest phone that would be an upgrade for SF is Xperia Arc S @ £200

Note: This is based on assumption that you sticking with Android.

blizzard7  Mar. 6, 2012 at 12:28

Yeah you won't find much better than the SF unless you go to the used market at that price. A Galaxy S is a bit better but not really worth an upgrade.

matt101101 / MOD  Mar. 6, 2012 at 13:01

Acer Liquid Metal is a better phone, but again, not worth an upgrade.

matt101101 / MOD  Mar. 6, 2012 at 13:02

£207 will buy you an Evo 3D or £200 will get you an Arc S. If you're willing to move to WP7, £150 will buy you a Nokia Lumia 710.

mrfun1981  Mar. 6, 2012 at 17:24

Thank you for your advice

£200 could be done if it was really worth the upgrade but I get the feeling from replies so far it may not be worth a upgrade at all?

I am flexible & dont have to stick to Android, but have not used WP7 yet. So guess google is needed now to compare them both.

Treab  Mar. 6, 2012 at 18:13

If you have a san fran then the evo 3d is your best bet.. try asda 207 delivered cause if you dont like it you still have 7 day rtb.

matt101101 / MOD  Mar. 6, 2012 at 18:16

Plus a 24 month HTC warranty (which are very highly regarded) if anything goes wrong with the phone.

The Evo 3D is a definite and worthy upgrade, IMO.

CTPAHHIK  Mar. 6, 2012 at 18:51

I recommend HTC Evo over Xperia Arc S. There is a slight problem with the fact that Xperia Arc S is available, while Evo is sold out.

matt101101 / MOD  Mar. 6, 2012 at 19:00

Damn, is the Evo sold out now? That's not good, the Arc S is still a bargain for £180, especially when you consider it's definitely getting ICS.

matt101101 / MOD  Mar. 6, 2012 at 19:03

It's not sold out, well not as of 19:02 06/03/2012

blizzard7  Mar. 6, 2012 at 20:06

It's not worth the upgrade if you've just got £150 to spend. It is if you've got £207 for the EVO 3D ;)

mrfun1981  Mar. 7, 2012 at 19:45

many thanks for the advice

the evo 3d, looks like it could be the prefect up grade! be just my luck once i put the extra funds in place it wont be that cheap again :(

iv read mixed reviews about the battery in the Evo, can any one tell me from personal experience is the battery any worse or better than the battery in the OSF

Thanks

Treab  Mar. 7, 2012 at 20:51

Dont own it but going from hukd seems to last around a day... my samsung when i use it massively lasts around 4-6 hrs... 24 if its a light day.

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