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Dumbphone AP?

Discussion in 'Electronic Devices' started by Redneck Bear, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. Redneck Bear

    Redneck Bear Loaded Pockets

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    Hi,

    I dont think there is such a phone but Edcforums members helped me many times so Id try. :)

    Ive been using Android phones for years an now Id like a change. I use two SIM cards - one for voice, other for data. I dont call and sms much and Id like the dumbphone work as an AP for some tablet/smartphone without sim. What I would like to have is:
    - a dumbphone
    - dualsim
    - LTE (800mHz freq)
    - Wifi AP
    - Google contacts sync
    - large battery (considering its not a smartphone but AP)

    Cya! :)
     
  2. T Shrapnel-Carruthers

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    A dumb phone that is also an AP sounds like a contradiction. If you want a dumb phone you'll need to buy a mobile wifi thingumm IMHO.
     
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  3. Redneck Bear

    Redneck Bear Loaded Pockets

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    Perhaps, but I thought - when a stupid small box can work as a mobile AP ... and when a stupid phone can have wifi ... why wouldn't it be possible for those two to exist in one body? :)
     
  4. steel_6

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    I think the overall audience of people who would want something specifically like that is pretty small - I have a feeling that most would size up to a smartphone and just not use the extra features as much (until they did once.. and became one of the rest of the sheep people - no judgment here as I'm one as well)
     
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  5. Westerdutch

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    Just get an old iPhone 4. With ios7 it's about as useful as a dumb phone, it will AP as a baws and do Google sync however it's not dual sim... battery isn't too bad either of you replace it with a decent brand one!
     
  6. SlyFerret

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    I've wanted the same thing but couldn't find it.

    My solution was to keep using my Android smart phone, but eliminate most of the apps that I had on it that were interfering with my ability to be present in life. My phone only has my messaging app, music/media apps, and a few other useful things like weather radar and Google maps/nav. No social media, news, games, or other time waster apps.

    Ultimately I still like being able to do GPS and music streaming with my phone in my truck on a regular basis.

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