I need a new cellphone. I wanted to order one sometime back but decided to stick with my current one.
Now, my soon-to-be-ex cellphone has started to exhibit all the signs of old age. It shuts down when showing full power, cuts off conversations (this has to led to some *interesting* situations with some people). And, much to my chagrin and amusement, at times it randomly calls up people on my phonebook (Aitraaz-style). This feature, combined with the afore-mentioned cutting off conversations, has led me to conclude that I need a new phone. Since my brother and parents are vacationing in Dubai and Bangladesh, I have decided to get a phone from Dubai.
Just as some people do not know the difference between 2 GHz and 256 Mb when buying computers, I have no idea of what the terms 3Gp, quad-band or MMS mean. I know I need a phone that
1) has a clear reception and long battery life
2) has excellent camera options (2 MegaPixels is what I want)
3) has MP3 capabilities and bluetooth
4) looks 'cool' and will last long.
The last part is important, I am very reluctant to change gadgets. I graduated directly from tape Walkmans to MP3 players, skipping CD players completely. My first cellphone was an analog one that weighed a ton. If not for my phone company threatening to cut off services if I did not upgrade I would still have that.
So far I have looked at Nokia 3250, and Sony Ericsson w900i. My budget is around $500. Any suggestions from more hip and informed people on this topic will be much appreciated.
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