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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #150 on: March 07, 2018, 09:06:15 PM »
TERRIBLE battery life (especially when used as Hotspot), and despite running a crippled version of Android, won't sync contacts with Google account. Luckily Verizon has Message+ which allows me to text from other devices.

Oh do I wish for a flip phone with Apple build quality (and universal GSM and LTE band compatibility). Despite it's shortcomings, the ability to have a lightweight phone that can be operated with one hand, without having two eyes on it for dialing, and with good tactile feedback, is just difficult to give up.
Any feedback on the Kyocera LTE flip from Verizon?

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #151 on: March 07, 2018, 09:12:20 PM »
Any feedback on the Kyocera LTE flip from Verizon?
Haven't seen it yet. But in the past I considered getting the non-LTE version of the Kyocera DuraXV. One of the reasons I didn't was because I found there to be an annoying delay between key presses and actual phone response/action.
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #152 on: March 07, 2018, 09:14:20 PM »
Haven't seen it yet. But in the past I considered getting the non-LTE version of the Kyocera DuraXV. One of the reasons I didn't was because I found there to be an annoying delay between key presses and actual phone response/action.
I hear ya!
 If I'm not mistaken it's Android based, are the non LTE the same?

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #153 on: March 08, 2018, 09:06:54 AM »
LG VN220 lte from verizon is a high quality flip phone
meh

I take that back. I was talking about LG ExaltII. I have no knowledge about the LG VN220 lte. (Yet)
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #154 on: March 12, 2018, 09:15:40 PM »
Battery life lasts the whole day as opposed to my old iPhone 7 . Good call quality.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #155 on: March 15, 2018, 04:27:39 PM »
LG VN220 lte from verizon is a high quality flip phone
Quick review:
The  thin metalic case remind me of the Peak device.

Keyboard is cheap'y feeling

I dont see how to go to the home screen or review messages while talking on the phone. (you can compose and send emails while on the phone, but cant view them)

Syncs very nicely with Microsoft Exchange, but only the emails, and all folders. Not the exchange contacts.

No email attachments

No tethering without a plan.

Even if phone is set to vibrate, if you mistakenly hit the volume button on the side, it will go off vibrate.


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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #156 on: March 18, 2018, 12:23:02 AM »
Kyocera LTE performs much better

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #157 on: March 18, 2018, 09:53:03 AM »
Kyocera LTE performs much better
Are you referring to the Verizon phone? (Can't remember the name of the phone).
If so, can it be unlocked?

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #158 on: March 18, 2018, 03:09:37 PM »
Are you referring to the Verizon phone? (Can't remember the name of the phone).
If so, can it be unlocked?

It is by default unlocked

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #159 on: March 18, 2018, 03:42:27 PM »
It is by default unlocked
Though not necessarily compatible with other carrier's bands.
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #160 on: March 18, 2018, 06:35:27 PM »
Though not necessarily compatible with other carrier's bands.
Right, will only work in US, Canada and isreal, won't work in Europe

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #161 on: March 19, 2018, 10:03:12 AM »
Though not necessarily compatible with other carrier's bands.
Right, will only work in US, Canada and isreal, won't work in Europe
In USA will it work with AT&T?
Is it GSM or CDMA?

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #162 on: March 19, 2018, 10:07:02 AM »
no but i think Nokia is the best brand for GSM in US

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #163 on: March 19, 2018, 03:17:18 PM »
I actually have a friend who switched to a flip phone because he was tired of being addicted!

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #164 on: March 20, 2018, 10:51:19 PM »
What are the best options for a basic phone with Verizon? Wish there was a wiki here...