OMG- £20 ANDROID SMARTPHONE!

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones and Media Players' started by ecartman12, Jul 4, 2016.

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Does this phone interest you?

  1. Yes, I know people who will love it

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  2. No, doesn't need to exist

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  1. ecartman12
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    ecartman12 Advanced Member

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    I was really surprised to find an Android Smartphone for £20. Usually you pay that much to get a case or screen protector. You would never expect to get a smartphone rocking a quad core processor for that price. Is it any good? Check out the review and website below for a video and written review.
    Share the video with your friends and family so more people will be aware that a phone like this exists! If this gets enough buzz and attention then they just might make a better version for the same price! If not then this will be the last we EVER see of ultra cheap smartphones.



    Written Review: Ecartman12.blogspot.com
     


  2. NutymcNuty

    NutymcNuty GBATemp's Autismo

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    wow if canada had this id tinker with it
     
  3. Lilith Valentine

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    20$ Android phones are actually extremely common where I live. They are OK, but nothing i would want to use
     
  4. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I bought an LG Exceed 2 for 17 dollars when it was on clearance, it's great
     
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  5. CeeDee

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    What emulators could it run?
     
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  6. Logan Pockrus

    Logan Pockrus Knawledge is key.

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    OMG - Bootlegged!

    EDIT: Just joking. I'd like to get my hands on one of these.
     
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  7. Scarlet

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    Oh hey, I have the £60 model of that phone. Got it solely for the NFC capabilities so I could make amiibo but was impressed overall.
     
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  8. Seriel

    Seriel Worshipper of Skiddos

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    i bougt a £10 phone before
    and let's say that the quality was reflected in the price
    (IT SUCKED)
     
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  9. ecartman12
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    In the short time I had with it I was unable to test out the emulators. That being said I would expect it to run old retro emulators without issue.
     
  10. cracker

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    Good enough for an XBMC/Chromecast/etc. remote, FTP transfer tool for 3DS, etc. I have backup phones for those reasons already but I'm not in the UK anyway.
     
  11. CeeDee

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    I'd love if it ran N64 - anything else interesting would run fine on my n3DS.
     
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  12. NutymcNuty

    NutymcNuty GBATemp's Autismo

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    thats like saying can mupen64 run fast?
     
  13. CeeDee

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    Yeah, well... Pretty much that. I'd have interest if it played at least basic N64 games.
     
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  14. FireEmblemGuy

    FireEmblemGuy Celebrating a decade of shitposting

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    $20 quad-core phones are common enough in the US, although you usually have to wait for clearance pricing to get a decent one at the price. For $20 each I picked up a handful of ZTE Maven phones over the holiday season - 1GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 410 is definitely entry-level, but they're cheap enough I can beat them up without worrying about it. Was disappointed to find out weeks too late that the local Walmart had been clearing out Zmax 2 models at $25 a pop, though.
     
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  15. NutymcNuty

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    a ton of zte phones have been perm rooted recently
     
  16. FireEmblemGuy

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    Really? I know someone found something about a NAND writelock removal but it seems like it didn't work on most of the prepaid/GoPhone models; certainly didn't seem to work on mine.
     
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  17. NutymcNuty

    NutymcNuty GBATemp's Autismo

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    i think that was it
     
  18. dpad_5678

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    Got a Kyocera Hydro and a Motorola E 2015 for $10 each (at separate times).

    Much better then that Pixi Glitz or whatever but it's still worth it.
     
  19. Aether Lion

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    But guys the Freedom251 ;_;
     
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  20. NutymcNuty

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    ERHURGURD THIS ACTUALLY LOOKS MORE LEGIT