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Looking for a specific basic phone - Natgreen - 06-23-2019

I just want a phone that call, texts, and has a,memory card for music. 

I absolutely do not want a camera or GPS

Finding one is much harder than it sounds. It's a long shot. But thought maybe this forum could help


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - lenny flank - 06-23-2019

Tracfone still has a lot of cheap older phones available. I have a flip-phone with no bells and whistles.


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - Gr8ful - 06-23-2019

Here's a good deal I got today from slickdeals.com The phone or minutes are both worth more that $59.

Tracfone Samsung J7 Sky Pro 4G Phone + 1 Year of Service with 1200 Min/Text/Data $59.99
In the TracFone eBay store, they are offering the Samsung J7 Sky Pro w/ 1 year of service and 1200 Minutes/Text/Data Credits for just $59.99. I had been watching this listing and considering buying it at $79.99, then got an email from eBay noting that it had dropped $20! Shipping is free. That would be a bargain on just the phone, and with the year of service it really stands out.

This prepaid smartphone's wide Dimension ensures it fits well in your Palms for better handling. Running Marshmallow, the Android smartphone features a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, leading to better performance and quicker in-device communication. The Bluetooth V4.2 ensures your device is Compatible with a broad range of devices while Providing faster data transfer. With a powerful battery, the Tracfone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro S727 4G LTE prepaid smartphone ensures long talk hours and standby time. The Wi-Fi and GPS capabilities of the device allow you to explore the world around you and when you're looking for new fun, you can easily find something out of the 1, 000, 000+ apps available on Google play.

Included in Bundle
TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro 4G LTE Android Prepaid Smartphone
365 Days of Service with 1200 MIN/1200 Text/1.2GB of Data
Case (black, blue, red, paisley, feather, moroccan or gold)
Car Charger
*Phone + Airtime Bundles do not include a Physical Card. Please note that Phone + Airtime bundles, Airtime is installed on the phone upon activation.


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - RVTravel - 06-23-2019

Doubt there is one like that..just turn them off?


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - slow2day - 06-23-2019

I have an LG 306G Tracfone that I bought a year ago or so for $10.  It's a dumb phone and doesn't have GPS,etc. It does have a camera/video but I rarely use them. It uses Verizon's towers and I've had good reception in 'most' places and have been very happy with it.

Both of my credit unions have telephone tellers that I can call and make payments, move cash from one account to another (including Visas),etc.  I feel this is more secure than doing same online.

Drawbacks are that I can't use the Uber or Lyft apps.  I have used a Kindle Fire with Lyft but it's not so great, freezing up at bad times. So anyway, I will get a smart phone sometime in the future.

Keep looking...basic phones are out there. I also have an old Nokia bar phone that I've had for 14 years with T-Mobile and it is very cheap. But it only works in larger urban areas. It woudn't work at all in Juneau or Fairbanks. Or Kalispell,MT.


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - Wabbit - 06-23-2019

Possibly...

https://www.nokia.com/phones/en_int/nokia-3310/#details


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - B and C - 06-23-2019

You can always put tape over the camera lens. Cameras have been a pretty standard feature for quite a few years. Most phones you can turn off location (GPS) in the settings.


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - slow2day - 06-23-2019

(06-23-2019, 02:39 PM)slow2day Wrote:  I have an LG 306G Tracfone that I bought a year ago or so for $10. 

Oh, I forgot. It also has a music player and bluetooth.  I sometimes use it with a small JL Crasher bluetooth speaker.


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - jim solo - 06-23-2019

LG Rebel 4 at walmarts for $ 59.oo , A TracFone, 16 gig built in storage and can add a sd card up to 32 gigs for extra storage. It has a 5.5 in screen for good viewing. I don't use it like other folks, just for call and a couple texts.

On mine I've accumulated, because I don't use it much, 6.3 gigs Data, 5100 minutes, 10108 texts. Can't give them away and they keep rolling over. and that is in just 8 monthes since I bought it.

But check to see which is the better phone services ( carrier ) are in your area.


RE: Looking for a specific basic phone - Natgreen - 06-23-2019

(06-23-2019, 02:42 PM)Wabbit Wrote:  Possibly...
pup 
https://www.nokia.com/phones/en_int/nokia-3310/#details

That one has a camera
I was looking at https://m.gsmarena.com/nokia_105_(2017)-reviews-8770p2.php
But I cant have music

I have stalkers. Need to get rid of GPS and cameras