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Are there other x86 Android phones than the Asus Zenfone?

I found one additional phone which meets almost all your requirements (and is not Asus Zenfone 2 or Asus Zenfone Zoom or other Asus). Lenovo K80 CPU: Intel Atom Z3560 (x64 quad core processor, but ...
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Is there any more modern slider form factor smartphone?

Practically the only android phone I can think of that's got a keyboard these days is a blackberry. Specifically the priv. It runs newer versions (6.0 is coming soon(, and flagship specs - it runs a ...
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Android smartphone with SD and FM

Seeing as your budget supports it, I would recommend the Motorola Moto G5 or the G5 Plus. If you are looking even better that that, the the Motorola Moto Z is pretty good. The reason why I suggest ...
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Smartphone - not great experience with Xperia Z2, what model to get as its replacement?

I don't think you're going to get what you want for $250. You're describing something like the S7 ($680+), or maybe the Axon 7 ($400+ and no water resistance). Smartphones are getting cheaper and "...
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Smartphone accessories/software for catching epileptic seizures

Oh my, a question targeting my hardware experience AND my more than passing interest in cognitive science! I have a friend who is currently dying from Muscular Dystrophy. In the end stage of this ...
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Modern smartphone with a physical keyboard

The new Blackberry Priv runs Android and has a physical keyboard, 4K display, Snapdragon 808 and 3GB of ram (so it should not be slow). Its the closest thing from what you are looking for I guess.
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Stock Android phone in 2017

I would suggest the 32GB model of the Motorola Moto G5 All Motorola phones come with as clean android as you are going to find on the market (compared to the Google Pixel) and they have very good ...
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Suggest me phone with removable battery

I think the only one which fits all the requirements is the Moto E6 Plus. The 64Gb variant has 4GB of RAM, a removable battery, dual-sim and has known methods for unlocking the bootloader. The only ...
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Are there any mobile phones that can run desktop Linux?

Purism Librem 5 runs a custom distro developed by the company which made the phone, but you can run it on desktop as well, so I believe it qualifies. As a bonus, recently the open source GPU driver ...
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Suggest me phones with UHS-II support?

None. At this moment there is no phone or tablet which supports UHS-II. Of course you can put UHS-II card in normal slot because it's backward compatible but there is many opinions that this cards ...
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An unbreakable iPhone charging cable

Magnetic Znaps perhapz: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1041610927/znaps-the-9-magnetic-adapter-for-your-mobile-devic There are similar products available on sites like DealExtreme and ...
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An iPhone 7 charging case which plugs into Lightning cables

I found This Runsy iPhone 7 case It looks like it uses a lightning passthough, so you won't need to carry a pesky micro usb cable around. The only limitation is that it does not work with headphones ...
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Choosing a back-up smartphone

If you want an expandable, very reliable, pretty cheap backup phone I would go with an Samsung S5. Does not have the great specs you listed but it may be alot more reliable.
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Camera with gsm card and facebook client

The Samsung NX 300 can upload pictures to Facebook after you configure Wi-Fi, and presumably your Facebook username/password. Picture from https://globalnews.ca/news/785601/how-to-pick-the-right-wifi-...
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Budget phone with NFC

Well you really answered your own question. You want the Moto G5, so really the option is to use the international version. This will work fine for you as long as you are going to be operating on a ...
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What should I be looking for, when I go through the specs. on different phones, and why?

OnePlus 2 and Xperia Z3+ both feature the Snapdragon 810 chipset which is infamous for its overheating issue. Though OnePlus 2 manages to reduce this effect to an extent, it can't eliminate heating in ...
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A smartphone with an unlockable bootloader (Sept 2017 edition)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (150$ with free shipping to the USA, no idea about possibly additional customs duty) and other Xiaomi devices. Note that some other Xiaomi devices are not supported by LinageOS. ...
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Android device to use in wet conditions

I don't know if there are any devices that can be charged while in the pouring rain or wet at all for that matter. But if you just need GPS signal while biking then I suggest looking at the Xperia XZ ...
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Long lasting, reliable Smartphone, 350€ max

I bought a Xiaomi for my Dad last year. Having played with his for a while, I was blown away by how much phone you get for your money. My vote would be for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7. From the review ...
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Small (<4") smartphone with 4G

I like "small" phones too, mine is a 4G / 4GB / 64GB 5' Redmi with Android. Couldn't find smaller that fits my needs. It's powerful, reliable, paid $120 for it, even if too big for you. But a quick ...
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Buying new smartphone

To be honest, the only phone on that website I would personally recommend is probably your first suggestion, the Samsung J3. Samsung devices have good build quality and performance overall, they also ...
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2-in-1 phablet/laptop - detachable keyboard, long battery life, 3G/4G sim slot

You may want to consider the Microsoft Surface 3 LTE. I have one myself, and really like it. I specifically purchased it for it's built-in LTE capability, because I find looping WiFi through a phone ...
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How to get best wifi range out of a smartphone in a portable way?

If possible, try to not hold the smartphone between your hands. That also blocks some of the signal. Otherwise you could try to mount external antennas to your drone if you could reach the antenna ...
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Horizontal smartphone stand wanted

You could buy some kind of mount, eg. Joby GripTight Mount (dunno how good quality wise is this particular model is, but it's good enough for the reference) and use it with any standard camera tripod. ...
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Small LineageOS phone, either cheap or rugged

I was not able to find a phone both =< 4.5" and < $100 currently supported for LineageOS, nor could I find one described as 'rugged'. The smallest found, at 4.7", is the Samsung Galaxy A3 in ...
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Small LineageOS phone, either cheap or rugged

Lineage OS has been ported to the AGM A8 rugged phone which goes for around 160 USD. http://www.agmmobile.com/en/news/now-AGM-A8-gets-Lineage-OS
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Cheapest possible computer capable of backing up an IPhone 7

I see on ebay used & refurbished Dell optiplex and other HP stuff for as low as $24. a legit copy of Windows 10 (32-bit) I've never seen for less than $99. Whatever hardware you get if it doesn'...
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Will a capacitive pen work with a moto G phone?

Yes, that stylus will work. It's capacitive and so is your device. Sometimes, online listings like that will include a list of "compatible" products, either in the title or in the description. The ...
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What should I be looking for, when I go through the specs. on different phones, and why?

Now that that the Moto Z and Z Force have been reviewed, I can say I heartily recommend them. On the inside, the have the exact same chipset as most of the other 2016 flagships, the Snapdragon 820. ...
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Battery case with data throughput

Every battery case I've seen (for phones with non-removable batteries) occupies the port. Meaning that you can't use it for other interfaces. So that seems like an unlikely solution (not to say it isn'...
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