Need a new phone

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I need a new phone. I'm having problems with mine when trying to connect to WIFI. I already talked to someone at a Kiosk and since my phone is not under warranty anymore, he said they couldn't do anything. He said I can pay off the rest of what I owe on my tab and get a new phone. I currently have the Samsung Galaxy Ace. I mostly use my phone for talking, text, some data and taking pictures/videos. I would like to be able to send/receive picture messages but I currently can't. What phone would you recommend?
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Moto G. $150, so you can get it for nothing on the small tab and overall an excellent phone. Only real drawback is that it has no sd slot so you're stuck with 8GB of storage.
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Hi!!

First off, my friend has the Ace and they are dreading the WiFi issue, it connects and sometimes it doesn't!

But, I completely agree with @Timo Tuokkola, the Moto G provides excellent service, with fast features and a great battery life, plus Micro SD expandable for more storage.

I believe that the HTC Desire is a phone like no other > http://goo.gl/EuMmXO

It has a fantastic display, with great sounding speakers and an amazing touch experience. I have always liked the way HTC customizes there phones. It provides a intuitive way of doing things!!!

All The Best
Hayden
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True... And you can always buy Otg adapters for the Moto G which the Ace doesn't support. That way you can drop your media on a USB stick and rock out!
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Don't get me wrong, the Moto G is a fantastic device. Well worth its price point for its features. However

Im just fond of to HTC Sense UI. I like how HTC designs the look and feel of each device. But if you take the 2 devices side by side, The HTC has richer colours in my opinion. Text seem better and brighter.
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You can adjust text size on every Android device so don't let text size factor buying a phone. Also resolution is a lot more important than bright colours and the resolution on the desire leaves one desiring more. I won't even get into the rest of the convo anymore
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I always wondered if you could change the resolution. Do you need to be rooted?
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You can't change resolution no, resolution is set by the # of pixels that make up the display and you can't physically add pixels to a display.
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With the Moto G is it good for games? I like to play Candy Crush, Farm Saga and Bejeweled on Facebook. I've tried to play Candy Crush and Farm Saga on my current phone, but it says those games aren't compatible with my phone.

My phone will sometimes connect to WIFI (where there is an open connection or I have the password for one that is locked) and sometimes it won't. When I select the WIFI to turn it on, the icon won't even turn green to say it's on. After several times of trying to get it to come on, the phone will power cycle itself.
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It's got a quad core processor and is the only phone under $400 that actually has a quad core processor so it will play games very well (the Nexus 4 actually does as well actually)
As far as them being compatible I believe so but I'll have to check. If they aren't right now though (which I think they are) they will be soon as it's a very very popular device now.
There's no issues with wifi at all with the G and actually I have yet to find anything bad with it, it can keep up to my high end devices pretty darn well actually.
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I play Candy crush through(only) WIFI with my Moto G and there is no problem.
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The Galaxy Ace was a low end phone when it came out 3 years ago. It definitely has its share of bugs. Comparing it to the Moto G is like comparing night and day. It should have no trouble playing your games as it has a far better display, a much better processor and a few hunderd times as much internal storage.
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One other question - I was reading the reviews on this phone, and one person said it doesn't come with headphones. Doesn't that mean you can't listen to music on it? I use my phone how for listening to music on the bus, as I just don't want to take my phone AND my iPod with me.
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If you already have a headphone you can use it.
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Moto G comes with phone and a data cable and nothing else.
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Just another way to help keep the price low, since by now most people have several chargers, not to mention several sets of headphones.

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