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James in Murfreesboro, Tennessee listens on SuperTalk WTN 99.7 and asked: “My phone recently broke and I’m in the market for a new phone. I mostly use it for personal use, but also use it for work and e-mails and outlook and such. Any ideas? “
James, any modern phone you choose will let you use email, if that’s your only requirement, you can probably go with a relatively inexpensive one.
Expensive phones tend to work better, respond faster, and more often than not have better cameras as well. Having said that, with flagships regularly topping $1000 these days, you may want to consider a cheaper alternative.
Assuming your personal use isn’t lots of very demanding apps, and that you don’t mind a phone that may occasionally freeze up for a few seconds, or that may not open the camera right away, you could be a good candidate for the “whatever the carrier has on sale” category.
Your requirements seem to be basic enough to be satisfied by any phone, so checking what your carrier will let you have for free or close to free may be a valid way to go.
If you want to spend a little bit more, you can’t really go wrong with something like the Google Pixel or Samsung Galaxy S and Note lines on the Android side, or any of the iPhones you’ll find on sale, but you don’t need any phones in that price range to just do email.
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