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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #315 on: September 09, 2019, 10:21:58 AM »
What does the LG Exalt use?
Its own Android-based build, same with the Kyocera flip.

A popular KaiOS phone is the Alcatel Go Flip which I don't think has any kosherizing solution yet.

The difference - and why it might be tougher to accomplish it with KaiOS - is that is not really Android-based, it is Linux based and they try to make some stuff compatible but it is a whole different Animal (unlike the LG and Kyocera devices that are pure Android just sliimed down and restricted.)

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #317 on: September 11, 2019, 04:05:04 PM »
Looking for a flip phone that runs on full android (and can handle an android filter like netspark). Dont want to spend 400 on a samsung folder. Any cheaper options?
And has to work on verizon (cdma)
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #318 on: September 11, 2019, 04:08:58 PM »
Looking for a flip phone that runs on full android (and can handle an android filter like netspark). Dont want to spend 400 on a samsung folder. Any cheaper options?
And has to work on verizon (cdma)
I believe that such a product does not exist. There is no such phone (even for $400 or more...) that is officially Verizon compatible.

The closest is the TracFone ZTE Cymbal-T LTE Android Flip.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #319 on: September 12, 2019, 05:39:31 PM »
I believe that such a product does not exist. There is no such phone (even for $400 or more...) that is officially Verizon compatible.

The closest is the TracFone ZTE Cymbal-T LTE Android Flip.
Is it possible to have Whatsapp on the ZTE Cymbal-T?

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #320 on: September 12, 2019, 06:29:20 PM »
Are there any non-smart phone's (flip or otherwise) that can
1- Sync Google contacts (at least when it's first set up)
2 - browser can be blocked

My service is Cricket
« Last Edit: September 12, 2019, 06:33:36 PM by zh cohen »

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #321 on: September 12, 2019, 06:42:07 PM »
Are there any non-smart phone's (flip or otherwise) that can
1- Sync Google contacts (at least when it's first set up)
2 - browser can be blocked

My service is Cricket
I know you have cricket
But verizon 4g flip phones sync their contacts with google

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #322 on: September 12, 2019, 07:04:04 PM »
https://www.zdnet.com/article/nokia-flip-phone-returns-plus-nokia-7-2-is-out-with-whopping-48mp-triple-camera/

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #323 on: September 12, 2019, 07:11:06 PM »
Is it possible to have Whatsapp on the ZTE Cymbal-T?
ZTE Cymbal-T is a full Android phone.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #324 on: September 12, 2019, 07:21:49 PM »
Its own Android-based build, same with the Kyocera flip.

A popular KaiOS phone is the Alcatel Go Flip which I don't think has any kosherizing solution yet.

The difference - and why it might be tougher to accomplish it with KaiOS - is that is not really Android-based, it is Linux based and they try to make some stuff compatible but it is a whole different Animal (unlike the LG and Kyocera devices that are pure Android just sliimed down and restricted.)
From tag website.

Alcatel Go Flip, or Flip 2 Specific models only! 4044O 4044L, 4044W, 4044C
Can be made Kosher with a custom Operating System

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #325 on: Yesterday at 06:38:11 PM »
Finally some official US ones...

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/tcl-communication-announces-the-alcatel-go-flip-3-and-alcatel-smartflip-the-first-flip-phones-with-google-assistant-300921090.html with an official Metro/T-Mobile and AT&T.

It's also KaiOS like the aforementioned Nokia.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #326 on: Yesterday at 08:09:32 PM »
What's a good and cheap CDMA dumb phone for talk and text ?