Questions tagged [mobile-phone]

A phone that is not connected to a landline or home connection. Use this tag when asking about mobile phones that are not considered smartphones.

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Looking for low-mid phone with good battery & screen

I need a new phone to replace a Moto G7 Power that I dropped in a lake. I would buy it again but I can't find it anywhere for near its original price (I saw one on eBay for £250, double its original ...
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What smartphone doesn't necessitate me to have any application besides basic applications (as defined)?

I use OnePlus 6 smartphone which I bought about 18 months ago; I generally really like this smartphone and generally happy I bought it. Putting aside the cannot-be-deleted and in-my-opinion-crappy "...
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Looking for a phone with a large removable battery for a power user

I'm in the United States. My previous phone was an LG G4, I generally like LG's software, so another LG phone may be a nice option. Also, I'm using Verizon, so it has to work with Verizon. I'll just ...
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Is there any dual sim phone which can use both cards at once? If yes, could someone recommend me such phone?

I have 2 sim cards. One provides me internet, another provides calling and SMS. I can't use internet while someone is calling me. Are there any phones on which I can use internet when someone is ...
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Zebra thermal printer for browser printing

I would like to know if exists a Zebra thermal printer suitable for browser printing. I'm looking for something like the TM "i" (intelligent) Epson series, in that case, the printer is reachable by ...
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HTC 10 DRAM model [closed]

I wanna try to build something called a Physical Unclonable Function. It is some kind of hardware authentication feature. When the RAM is not getting refreshed it will decay and leave a pattern which ...
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Which are the most popular phone processors? [closed]

For my scientific research I need to know the most popular phone processors to know their FLOPS parameters. But I can't find a some resource about it. I could find the best mobile processors only (but ...
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Cheap privacy oriented cell phones

What are cheap (<200 USD) and privacy oriented cell phones ? I am looking for the phones just for calling and sms messaging. I consider phones with and without operating system, or I can buy one ...
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Is it possible to make a router with 4G out of a sim card, and how?

I bought a sim card from an mobile provider, and I can use it as a hotspot, using my cellphone. So, I can make my cellphone into a hotspot router, using this sim card. Do you have some recommendations ...
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Basic GSM phone with a monochrome display

I'm looking to replace my Nokia 1280 with a phone that supports U.S. bands as well as European ones. An STN LCD monochrome display (better readability in direct sunlight) A sufficiently large battery....
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Looking for a One-Button device that makes a call

In my company we have a fleet of cars, and we would like to equip them with a simple device that when the driver presses a button, it will communicate him with our company's call center. In a ...
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Making a phone call with a laptop? (with a SIM card)

Is there such a device that would allow to connect a SIM card through USB and make an actual phone call? (no VOIP, not using a smartphone) If yes, how is it called, what keywords should I use to get ...
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Phone with physical keypad and hotspot

Looking for the simplest possible cell-phone with following features: physical keypad (like the old phones before the iPhone era) simple phone-book - like old Nokia phones and like... allows phone ...
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Portable camera with bluetooth or some other wireless technology support

I want to find a tiny camera or camera module that can stream its videos via Bluetooth or other wireless technology. I want to use that camera as an accessory that can be attached to a body part. The ...
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What cell phone (with some qualifiers) has the longest battery life?

I am looking for a cell phone with very long battery life. I value long battery life so much that I am willing to sacrifice every feature except for: Basic calling/texting abilities Modern (html5) ...
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Cheapest unlocked 4G Android phone in the UK (October 2017)

In the US I was able to buy a Tracfone for $20 (4G Android) - it's locked to the mobile carrier. I would like to buy some super cheap 4G Android phone in the UK, preferably that is unlocked. I'm ...
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A mobile hotspot that entitles you to free monthly data

FreedomPop is an MVNO cell phone service that offers a free cell phone plan with 200 minutes, 500 texts, and 500 MB worth of data. (And you can set it up so it cuts off once you reach the limit, ...
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Choosing a back-up smartphone

Because I will have to send my OnePlus 2 away for repairs, I have been looking for a solid back-up phone that compensates for the features my current phone lacks (expandable storage and quick charging)...
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Sensible embedded board and SIM module to switch heating on and off in response to text messages

I would like remote on/off control for two heating zones and hot water. There are many more or less smart thermostats which can do this, however they require internet access. The trouble is my phone ...
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What tempered glass will cover the Moto X Play fully?

I have shopped all over Chennai, India and the most popular online shopping portals in India, but I am not able to find a tempered glass for Moto X Play which covers the complete display. All the ...
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Where can I buy a basic non-smart monochrome phone online? (long battery life)

I am looking for a basic phone, to make calls and sens/receive SMS. Nothing more - all else is battery drain, and I am looking for the longest battery life that I can find. To that end, I am looking ...
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Wireless headset that works with PC and mobile phone

I'm looking for a wireless headset that satisfies all of the following requirements and for the life of me, I can't seem to find anything that meets all my needs. Requirements: Should be able to ...
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Looking for a quality feature phone, with a good camera for use within North America

For reasons I'll not get into I'm seriously considering dropping my smart phone and purchasing a feature phone for use for at least a few years. I'm looking for a simple phone but I'm not completely ...
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Classic phone with Linux backup/restore

I'm looking for a not so smart, classic phone mainly used for calls and SMS. Requirements: backup and restore contacts, messages etc. with a PC running Linux high quality and durable construction ...
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Comparison between Xiaomi RedMi 2 and Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y, which is an older smartphone with Android 2,3 gingerbread. Due to some battery issues, I need to buy a new phone. At this moment I have two options: Buy a NEW Xiami RedMi ...
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Mobile phone in room missing calls

I always keep my phone in my room and go to watch TV so I end up missing calls. I don't want to keep the phone with me all times and still get some sort of notification about a call or message I am ...
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Mobile phone with high sample rate (>~ 200kHz) audio ADC acquisition

I am interested in using a mobile phone to acquire ultrasound audio through the audio jack. Specifically, this would require a sound card and ADC which are capable of frequencies of at least 40kHz, ...
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Cell phone for an 8-year old, pre-programmed numbers only and works in the UK

Are there any cell phones that has only programmed speed dial numbers, no texting keypad and works in the UK? This article suggests some of them but I don't believe any of them would work in the UK. ...
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New, affordable, rugged “Dumbphone” to last as long as possible

Long story short, I'm looking to buy a new feature phone/dumbphone, possibly within the next 12 months. However, I'm finding it difficult to find a dumbphone with my list of preferences: Price under $...
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Android Phone with Long Battery Life under Heavy Data Usage

I tend to use my phone as almost a mini-laptop. What that means is, I use a lot of data whether it's web browsing, looking at funny pictures, streaming music/videos, using Skype, etc. On my previous ...
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Mobile phone used only for calls & SMS

Due to the fact that typical smartphone durability and battery life of is not not always suited to outdoor conditions, I would like to ask you about some simple mobile phone with dual sim. Second-hand ...