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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by buksida » Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:39 pm

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by thecolonel » Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:22 pm

I periodically keep seeing a Samsung phone slightly bigger than my 5.5 inch cubot note S that the lady owners (!) tell me is about 10000 bht ish. What phone would that be? I assume it's a 6 inch screen, I googled it and thought it was J7 but that says 5.5 inch? And where could I get one that's used but good? Thanks

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by PeteC » Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:43 pm

Apparently they're called "phablets" :shock:

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by STEVE G » Wed Dec 07, 2016 2:26 pm

thecolonel wrote:I periodically keep seeing a Samsung phone slightly bigger than my 5.5 inch cubot note S that the lady owners (!) tell me is about 10000 bht ish. What phone would that be? I assume it's a 6 inch screen, I googled it and thought it was J7 but that says 5.5 inch? And where could I get one that's used but good? Thanks

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There's a Samsung A8 with a 5.7" screen listed at just over 10,000 bt:
http://www.siamphone.com/spec/en/samsung/galaxy_a8.htm

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by PeteC » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:11 am

Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017

It will be interesting to read in a few months how this is selling. Nostalgia! :D Pete :cheers:

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by handdrummer » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:57 am

prcscct wrote:Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017

It will be interesting to read in a few months how this is selling. Nostalgia! :D Pete :cheers:

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-39095127
I'm still using an older, 2008 version, purchased at the airport in Sydney, Au. I've replaced the battery once and it still works fine but then all I do is make an occasional call, store numbers and receive an occasional call. I don't need to be connected to the world every waking hour so I have no use for a "smart" phone. a dumb one will do. I quit school when I were 12 years old and today I are a genius.

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by Pleng » Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:20 pm

Anybody thinking of getting one of these 3310s beware; they only support 2G so will not work with most mobile networks over here.

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by STEVE G » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:52 pm

Pleng wrote:
Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:20 pm
Anybody thinking of getting one of these 3310s beware; they only support 2G so will not work with most mobile networks over here.
I have a Nokia 108 which is similar and I don't have a problem with it in Thailand, it's dual SIM and I use it with UK Vodafone in one and a True tourist SIM in the other and I can use them both for calls and SMS messages around the Hua Hin area.

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by Pleng » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:55 pm

Perhaps True still have 2G support. I know AIS and I think also DTAC no longer support it.

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by STEVE G » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:05 pm

Pleng wrote:
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:55 pm
Perhaps True still have 2G support. I know AIS and I think also DTAC no longer support it.
Yes, you're right! I've just looked this up and True acquired the rights to 2G coverage last year:
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/bu ... e/30283689

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Post by hhinner » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:52 pm

We still have an old Nokia 1600 using 2G on DTAC.

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by Bluesky » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:23 pm

If your looking for an industrial quality Mobile Catapillar have the Cat S60 on the market reasonably waterproof (can be used to take pics underwater) and comes with a good thermal Imager. Is available now in Thailand.

http://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/cat-s60

https://www.invadeit.co.th/product/smar ... g-p031547/

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by 404cameljockey » Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:01 am

Bluesky wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:23 pm
If your looking for an industrial quality Mobile Catapillar have the Cat S60 on the market reasonably waterproof (can be used to take pics underwater) and comes with a good thermal Imager. Is available now in Thailand.

http://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/cat-s60

https://www.invadeit.co.th/product/smar ... g-p031547/
I love it! Would make me feel like Bear Grylls or maybe 007.
You could fight your way to the bargains with it today too (Black Friday). :)

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by handdrummer » Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:44 am

It depends what you want the phone to do, other than send and receive calls. Are photos important to you, endless apps, speed, etc. Pick a price range and read reviews by pros and users. par ex: Google, Best smart phones under $.

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by 404cameljockey » Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:56 am

handdrummer wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:44 am
It depends what you want the phone to do, other than send and receive calls. Are photos important to you, endless apps, speed, etc. Pick a price range and read reviews by pros and users. par ex: Google, Best smart phones under $.
That's obvious, I was just responding to the unusual nature of the phone that Bluesky posted. I would never buy it because I want my phone to do everything, including make the tea for me in the morning! :)

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