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Chinese phone makers starting to build sub-$50 3G Android phones

0. phoneArena 18 Jul 2012, 03:50 posted on

When it comes to prices, no mobile operating system can beat Android - starting from as low as $100 and going to as high as you can imagine, the platform is present…

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posted on 18 Jul 2012, 05:20 3

2. evolutionqy7 (Posts: 38; Member since: 27 May 2011)


We have a carrier specific smartphones for around 60 euros in Ireland. Vodafone Smart 2 got 3G WiFi Bt 800 MHz processor. Some of the galaxy mini's dropped the price to 80 euro.

What's the big deal about this???

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 05:29 2

4. Ronoc039 (Posts: 26; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)


I think the idea is that these phones are not linked to any carrier and sold unlocked...

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 05:28 1

3. Ronoc039 (Posts: 26; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)


One more bump in the road as nokia tries to hold onto the cheap phone market...

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 07:08

5. Aeires (unregistered)


The death of the feature phone, sorta. If it wasn't for data plans, it would be a complete death.

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 08:37 1

6. redmd (Posts: 868; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Galaxy Y is the new 3310. I just observed.

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 21:18

7. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


haha true!! when you look at people hands now a days, you'll see a galaxy y...

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 21:18

8. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


if these phone makers could at least make 1ghz processor nad 3.5" capacitive screen... samsung will be really going to be upset... :)

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