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2G vs 3G vs Quad Band..which one for me?

Counsellor
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2G vs 3G vs Quad Band..which one for me?

 

i currently have a N5130 which i use daily and primarily for calling and texting. i want to stay in touch with my friends via chat (like ebuddy or meebo) so i want to update my phone with a QWERTY one like the new C3 or the E5. but which one is better? do i need a 3G or quad-band phone for faster and better data speeds? or an ordinary 2G one would do? please help me choose. thanks.

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krizanand
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Re: 2G vs 3G vs Quad Band..which one for me?

At any point of time 3g is better than 2g with higher data rates and better voice quality. Devices like c3(that should be c6 if i am not wrong), E5 both works in 3G(depends upon your service provider and Frequency bands in your country) and 2G frequencies. If your main purpose is to chat online via applications then 2G/2.5G GPRS connection is enough.

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Counsellor
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Re: 2G vs 3G vs Quad Band..which one for me?

 

my N5130 at the minute is SIM-free and i'm on the T-mobile (UK) network which runs on 2G, 2.5G, 3G and 3.5G networks. i also happen to have an "unlimited" internet on my tariff. so, i'm just thinking if C3 (or C6 in other countries) works on the 3G network like you said then would the phone be enough in chatting and also the occassional downloading of free softwares and firmware updates via Ovi store?

 

unless if i wanted a better camera (in the E5).....?

 

please help.

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krizanand
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Re: 2G vs 3G vs Quad Band..which one for me?

Sorry! for my previous post, C3 and C6 are two different devices. C3 isn't a 3g phone and won't be suitable for downloading in higher speeds, whereas E5 is a 3g phone.

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Spdshamim
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Re: 2G vs 3G vs Quad Band..which one for me?

2g=egprs,3g=hspda
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Aniefiok
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Re: 2G vs 3G vs Quad Band..which one for me?

E5 is far better than C3, E5 is a smartphone,it runs on symbian Os,it has so many features than c3,so just buy nokia E5 and you will never regret it.
Nokia is the best!!!
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