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Phone to travel with !

lilBoyBlue

Aug 6, 2007, 9:34 AM
Hey All - I'm going to be 6 weeks in Europe, and want to replace my old Nokia with something around 200-300 bucks. I'm a AT&T guy from WAY back, and will be using it with them on return. Been reading a LOT and know just enough to be dangerous LOL ! Heres the phones I've liked - any thoughts:

Nokia5300
Nokia6270
SamSung Black Carbon/SGH D900
Samsung840

Sony W580/S500(that AT&T contract ends JUST after I leave .. might get this later once it's got the 2 yr contract discount)

Can you tell I want a slider? Or a candybar...
They just feel more durable and my phones normally last me a cpl years.

Also - whats a good sourse for buying .. ? I've read a few horror stories about tech support if you don't buy through a carrier. NEWa...
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Ray

Aug 7, 2007, 7:34 AM
Just make sure the handset you choose is either triband or better yet, quadband and you'll be fine.
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The Highlander

Aug 31, 2007, 6:59 AM
Let's don't forget to make sure the quadband is unlocked so if you want, you can pick up a few prepaid SIMs from the various wireless carriers overseas in the countries you'll be travelling. Beats having to pay at&t's monthly international roaming and dialing fee as well as the at&t rate per country for roaming.
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