1. 23kid's Avatar
    Dropped my 630 last night and badly cracked the screen. Was planning to wait for the flagships but now it comes to it; I'm tempted to replace early.

    My requirements are;
    • Expandable memory
    • Screen no bigger than 5"
    • Half-decent camera (the 630 is poor)
    • QI charging would be a bonus
    • Not ridiculously expensive - this may be the killer for the flagship issue

    My decision has come down to three choices;
    • 830
    • Second hand 630/635 temporarily and wait for the flagship (can I even afford one?)
    • Cope with the lack of QI and a worthy camera and get the 640

    What would you do?
    06-11-2015 02:56 AM
  2. Harrie-S's Avatar
    - I am used to QI charging and I don't want a phone anymore without it.
    - What about the 735 it has QI (with additional back cover).
    - A flagship will be at least >> 500-600 US dollar and the flagship is still not out so we don't know the spec (SD card for example)

    If you have the money for a flagship go for a second hand phone to bridge the time.
    If you do not have the money for a flagship I would go for the 830 otherwise to the 735 (cheaper and has QI) and in the last place the 640.
    06-11-2015 03:56 AM
  3. 23kid's Avatar
    830 and 735 are the same price when comparing various websites/deals so getting the 830 would be a no brainer when comparing the two, especially with the difference in camera quality.

    I really can't see the flagships not having expandable memory - that would make them basically useless. But I guess we will have to wait for that. I think they may be well out of my price range though, so that's a good point.

    After more research the 830 may be the best option (for the same price as the 735)
    06-11-2015 04:01 AM
  4. Harrie-S's Avatar
    Indeed for about the same price go for the 830. In my country there is still a considerable price difference.

    Good Luck,
    06-11-2015 06:06 AM
  5. 23kid's Avatar
    I think the one I found is a one-off deal. It's in Orange which seems unpopular so maybe selling off stock.

    I have also found a replacement screen for a very good price (much less than I expected) so may go for that after all. Although now I'm looking at the 830 I'm very tempted just to upgrade...
    06-11-2015 06:10 AM
  6. Harrie-S's Avatar
    Difficult decision but more good deals will come and if you go for the orange then you always can get a different back cover if you do not like the color.
    Or do both then the 630 can be your backup.
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    06-11-2015 07:22 AM
  7. 23kid's Avatar
    Was thinking about just that.
    06-11-2015 07:45 AM

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