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GeneralSecure or too secure... Pin
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Older phones not likely to have 4G - and as 3G is phased out I would find myself in the situation I had with the LG 3G Flip Phone. Burning out the battery searching for towers and poor quality voice because the towers were few and the connection unstable.

Refurbs? I do buy refurb'ed technology - the PC I'm using now, connected by HDMI to a TV is VM'ing into work where I RDT to my desktop. No point in buying new and amazing when it's mostly just a connection point (and also a place to play Dungeon Crawl).

But the real problem is privacy - at least if I have a chance to opt-out and/or remove/disable applications I can work on it and so live with it. Chinese brands are, unless proven otherwise, infested with spyware.

At least, to make things somewhat easier, I have no device requirements for the phone beyond privacy and reliable/audible conversations. When I take pictures I (amazingly enough) use a camera. I don't keep my ears plugged as I go through life - hearing and seeing the world live and first person

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