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Android phone Anonymous 07/03/2017 (Mon) 20:25:19 [Preview] No. 8831
What is a good android for under $200?


Anonymous 07/03/2017 (Mon) 20:28:41 [Preview] No. 8832 del
Any android phone that you can install a custom rom that comes with the xposed framework and install an xposed module called protect my privacy.


Anonymous 07/04/2017 (Tue) 19:09:50 [Preview] No. 8842 del
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Samsung galaxy s3 with replicant.
Buy it used from craiglist/ebay.

If you want a phone that IS a phone, then it's your best bet (no google, no GPS/bluetooth etc..). GSM/3G works with it.


Anonymous 07/05/2017 (Wed) 00:51:46 [Preview] No. 8843 del
Don't use PTD, but, if you need, buy it with removable battery and external sd card. There's a thread on lainchan about this:
https://www.lainchan.org/sec/res/845.html#1278


Anonymous 07/06/2017 (Thu) 21:43:25 [Preview] No. 8861 del
>>8831
Motorola smartphones are pretty good IMO because they generally keep their phones free of bloat, plus there are quite a few custom ROM's for it, like LineageOS.

Here's one site to get you started: https://www.needrom.com/category/motorola/


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 07:37:28 [Preview] No. 8885 del
Good idea, if you don't need 4g then get cheap phones, and invest in laptops instead. Phones don't last long, I dropped mine the other day and now it won't turn on. I'll miss my cool ringtone:
https://youtu.be/bB8ug5NHZm8


Anonymous 09/12/2017 (Tue) 19:40:27 [Preview] No. 11067 del
Android and (((google))) are cool and all but having to use one is driving me to suicide. It's just horrible hardware design. It's like a gimped notebook with no more than 8 buttons and they're all over the device instead of clustered together where they would be easy to reach with the single finger you need to maximize your efficiency up to the point where the software caps it anyway because otherwise it gets too difficult for old people to use.

If I want portable computing I would prefer something that's more like a ring of keys than a notepad and a pen.


Anonymous 09/12/2017 (Tue) 19:52:42 [Preview] No. 11068 del
It's like a portable version of those shitty old Macs that had the main unit built into the monitor.


Anonymous 09/12/2017 (Tue) 19:57:33 [Preview] No. 11069 del
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>>8831
I'm using Replicant right now, with a galaxy s3. Works very well, I use it only for phone and mp3 function (mpd + android mpd client).
Laptop for any other useful stuff.

What do you think about replicant? It's not perfect, but it seems to be the best "libre" choice for a smartphone.
I'm disgusted by all these news "privacy" oriented phone costing an arm.


Anonymous 09/12/2017 (Tue) 21:00:37 [Preview] No. 11070 del
>>11069
>I'm disgusted by all these news "privacy" oriented phone costing an arm.
Don't use a phone, then. Yes, it's possible.


Anonymous 09/13/2017 (Wed) 22:01:52 [Preview] No. 11077 del
>>11070
Man, I would, if I could.


Anonymous 09/13/2017 (Wed) 22:41:56 [Preview] No. 11078 del
>>11077
what do you need a phone for that a pager doesn't provide?


Anonymous 09/13/2017 (Wed) 22:43:23 [Preview] No. 11079 del
>>11077
Then, buy a pre-2001 phone. If you need to use other "modern" communication protocols, use a laptop.
That's (basically) the only acceptable privacy-oriented approach to this. You can have a modern smartphone, but that would be a change in paradigm on how you think about privacy, since smartphone can be considered a survailance device.



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