1. WP_290's Avatar

    I want an android phone for an adult, the user is interested to start using WA and FB on the phone, he don't have a lot of contacts, family and close friends. I will buy the phone as a gift, so I don't want to spend a lot, but I would like to get something future proof for some years to come and with a medium/big screen.

    Right now the contenders are:
    -Moto G 2nd Gen Global edition (I don't know anything of the moto e)
    -Samsung Grand Prime Dual sim (is cheaper than the single sim)
    -Moto X (1st Gen) (this is outdated but sees to have similar specs)

    The budget I have is around 150-200 usdlls

    07-15-2015 10:40 AM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    Zf2. Best phone in the $200 price range

    G2 is a good choice too but probably won't be seeing any more updates.
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    07-15-2015 11:48 AM
  3. WP_290's Avatar
    Thank you, The 5.5 screen of the zf2 seems to be alittle too much. I think the moto g is wining the contest, at least for now. any other comment?
    07-15-2015 02:36 PM
  4. Javier P's Avatar
    The Moto G is still a good option, inexpensive, good performance, great battery life and there's a big chance that it will update to Android M. After more than a year and a half I'm still using my 2013 and I haven't got any serious complain so far.
    07-15-2015 02:47 PM
  5. Raptor007's Avatar
    Moto G if size is a concern, and ZF2 if size isn't and I do use mine daily along with my work iphone 4S.
    07-15-2015 08:56 PM
  6. c-dee's Avatar
    An inexpensive (I avoid the word 'cheap') and low-mid spec Android such as Huawei...Although Huawei do make premium ones too
    07-16-2015 06:44 AM
  7. WP_290's Avatar
    sorry last minute change, budget is a little bit higher because now I want to give away to that person my moto x 2013, and buy something slightly better for me. Any suggestion? I really like the zf2 buuut is too big for my pockets! Any other good offer? I dont need flagship stuff. I am looking to the moto x 2014, probably will be cheaper after they announce the 2015 version?

    What about samsung, something good (better than my moto x 2013) on the $220-$300 range ?


    07-23-2015 10:56 PM
  8. LeoRex's Avatar
    You can get a 2nd Gen Moto X for $300...... but if you don't want to go that high, get a Moto G. For 5" phones in that price range, that might be your best all around bet. I'd also say go look at a Nexus 5, at nearly two years old, it might be getting a little long in the tooth, update wise.... The upcoming Android M release might be its last major update (of course, it might be the last update for the second gen Moto G for that matter). But in terms of performance, you'd have to go with a current flagship to beat it overall.
    07-24-2015 10:53 AM
  9. WP_290's Avatar
    Thank you Leo Rex, The moto X sounds sweet, althought I am outside the US and it is a little more expensive here. But today Moto have some kind of events, hopefully they will announce the new successor and hopefully a discount on the 2014 version haha.

    07-28-2015 08:30 AM
  10. trsbbs's Avatar
    I know you don't list it but IPhone is what I would recommend. Easy, stable and simple to use.

    Via my HTC One M9...
    07-28-2015 03:56 PM

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