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Budget phone for Rogers/Public Mobile/Wind

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Sep 21, 2012
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Budget phone for Rogers/Public Mobile/Wind

Need to get a decent phone for my non-tech savvy relative.

She's currently using a POS alcatel one phone she got from Wind.

Budget is 200$

Any options? I'm thinking about getting the LG G3 beat.

Planning on switching her from Wind to Public Mobile. So Quad-band is the bare minimum, but a penta-band phone would be preferred.
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Feb 18, 2016
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I just got a Moto E 2nd gen. (XT1527) Got it as a Chatr prepaid phone, but I just got the phone and walked out, no activation with Chatr. I use Speakout as my use is limited and it's mainly for emergencies and for whenever I'm travelling. Seeing as Chatr and Speakout both run on the Rogers network, I didn't need to unlock it but I did anyway for when I go to the US I can use Tracfone there. You can get an unlock code from eBay for ~$3-4

You just missed the sale on it at BB, it was $75, now it is back to $100. But you'd still be ahead buying this phone and unlocking it yourself vs buying it unlocked.