looking for a new triband gsm phone

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    Cool looking for a new triband gsm phone

    I need another mobile phone. Where can I get a most inexpensive new triband gsm phone ?

    Thank you for your help.


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    I'd try on the markets in Mong Kok, towards Prince Edward end, loads of Mobile shops there, even a mall or Sham Shui Po (near the Golden Computer Centre) for Shui-for


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    Mongkok - generally the least expensive electronics area in HK. I believe most are grey imports, and as per usual business practice they won't accept returns so make doubly sure what you walk out with is what you want.


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    Good point... but if you agree on something, have them write it down on the receipt. Most retailers are nice people, you just have to know how to deal with them.


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    If you're a bit wary of Mongkok, look for a place called "Mobile Phone Direct Selling Center". They have outlets in a fair number of locations. Probably a few dollars more expensive than the bottom end, but fair deals and they are large enough to honor their "shop warranties".

    By the way, look for quad band phones.. thats the hot thing right now.


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    Quote Originally Posted by KnowItAll:
    By the way, look for quad band phones.. thats the hot thing right now.
    They are only useful, if your planing to visit America or from the US, otherwise that's just gonna be another feature you won't be using. CDMA is the way to go, especially with the advances of 3G coming to every network soon, might take a few more years for the US though.

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    Lazarus,

    Curious, why would you want a tri band phone if you were not visiting the US?


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    Quote Originally Posted by KnowItAll:
    Lazarus,

    Curious, why would you want a tri band phone if you were not visiting the US?
    I dunno have you seen my mobile, but it's still only dual.
    I'm roaming with on Smartone and I'm in the UK. Man they charge $10.5 per min for incoming calls.. damn it.

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    The P900? Thought that was a tri. Or did you get a new one?


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    Quote Originally Posted by KnowItAll:
    The P900? Thought that was a tri. Or did you get a new one?
    I broke the screen (for the second time! Argh!)... It's cracked right on the touch sensitive part. I took it to Times Square, cause that's where the Sony Ericssion is now. They quoted me $1500 for a replacement part then plus labour, even them it's not a new part.

    I'm using my trusty 8310 right now, with it's $30 china battery. Still not blown up yet ^^ Coming back to HK this Aug I'll be shopping then. I wanna visit Korea too! Anyone here ever been?
    Last edited by lazarus; 09-04-2005 at 05:37 PM.