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#1 Elliot B.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 18:35

By high-end, I mean over £300 (price must be unlocked).

There are many, it seems!

So far, I think they're:
  • Sep 2012 - Apple iPhone 5 16GB (£530 from Apple)
  • Nov 2012 - Google/LG Nexus 4 16GB (£320 from Amazon)
  • Nov 2012 - Nokia Lumia 920 16GB (£473 from Amazon)
  • Feb 2013 - Sony Xperia Z 16GB (£490 from Amazon)
  • Feb 2013 - Blackberry Z10 16GB (£420 from Amazon)
  • Apr 2013 - Motorola RAZR HD 16GB (£410 from Amazon)
  • Apr 2013 - HTC One 32GB (£490 from Phones4u)
  • Apr 2013 - Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB (£580 from Amazon UK)
Am I missing any?

EDIT: Added a few more.

Edited by Barney, 20 April 2013 - 10:00. Reason: Price edit



#2 Biohead

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 18:43

Does price really define high-end? I know it's a one off (in that it should cost a lot more than it does), but what about the Nexus 4? I've always considered it a high end handset?

#3 OP Elliot B.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 18:47

Does price really define high-end? I know it's a one off (in that it should cost a lot more than it does), but what about the Nexus 4? I've always considered it a high end handset?

It does define high-end, but I've lowered what I consider to be "high-end" to £300+ and added the Nexus 4 for you :p

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 18:53

Welllllll in that case, just about any Vertu handset :rofl:

On a serious note, Lumia 920?
And, although it was marketed as a high end phone, I believe it didn't do anywhere near as well as hoped so likely not to be considered - the Moto RAZR i.

#5 artnada

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 19:10

Oppo 5

#6 thealexweb

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 19:16

The Nexus 4 trounces most of those for half the price. Its only £280 and is still a premium device.

#7 Tom

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 19:19

Nokia Lumia 920...

#8 Ambroos

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 19:24

I think that's about it. The Oppo Find 5 looks OK too, and the Lumia 920 probably too if you don't mind Windows Phone (which still is a limited OS when compared to Android or iOS, whether you guys like it or not).

#9 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 19:28

Nexus 4 has the terrible Tegra 3 chip though, only 720p screen and the back is prone to cracking.

#10 MS Pandya

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 10:48

FYI the Lumia 920 is a 32GB device. Might want to update your post, OP.

#11 Ambroos

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 20:02

Nexus 4 has the terrible Tegra 3 chip though, only 720p screen and the back is prone to cracking.

Tegra 3, what? Nexus 4 has always had a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro.

#12 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 20:09

Ok my bad, thought it had Tegra 3.



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