Why 'Dumb' Feature Phones Could Make a Comeback Around the World

Discussion in 'hardware' started by ronjor, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. ronjor

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    Dumb phones have always been my favorite, I'm not into smartphones at all. I just need basic functionality, and I also think it's ridiculous how big smartphones have become, back in the days you looked like a fool when you used phones this big.
     
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    Likewise!
    It won't be a comeback for me. I've always had a dumb phone – cheap, functional – and does what I want it to do, eg, call out - and receive calls\messages.

    Call me old school, but I don't need to carry the internet around with me. (I have my laptop for that!)
     
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    So you carry around your laptop instead of a smart phone?;)
     
  6. Krysis

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    Nope – I've never bothered to connect my phone to the net. Any interaction with the net I leave for my laptop (at home).
     
  7. Azure Phoenix

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    I mostly use my laptop as well. But during the times when I'm using my phone to browse I prefer to not sign-in to my account on forums I visit.
     
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    I'd love to buy a water-proof bar-shaped dumb-phone that has no camera, but not with those silly custom pop-ports of Sony-Ericsson phones.
     
  9. DOSawaits

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    I saw the trap, thus I kept using my old dumb-and-innocent phone.
    Great news people are finally starting to see the primary reason of the "smart" technologies.
     
  10. J_L

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    Not much of a trap, but more of a tool if I treat everything I put on there as public information.
     
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    I don't use most of the features of a smartphone and would sure like a lower bill.
     
  12. MisterB

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    I use a semi dumb Samsung phone now but I have a 2005 Nokia held in reserve.
     
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