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Briefly,

I will be dividing my time between the US and Bangalore, India and wish to dispense with my AT@T land line.

What I am looking for is an unlocked Android, such that if I am traveling in Asia, I can insert my SIMM card into any kiosk and select whatever provider meets my needs.

No iPhones please. Apple is a fruit and should remain as such.

All I need is a cell phone that can take quality snapshots, email them, clear and strong phone quality, access to my email, some ability to surf the net, although I will probably mostly use my Toshiba laptop for the internet.

Ability to receive messages from the US even if I am in Bangalore, India. Ability to answer as well from abroad.

If that is not enough information, I will be happy to add more. What I do not need is a cliche toy with lots of bells and whistles which I will never use.

Any suggestions?

Please note: I am a full tower case guy, know nothing about handhelds, and have computers that would make the NSA jealous. Just know nothing about cell phones. All I have now is a crappy free cell phone because I am disabled and which does not work in the countryside of Tennessee.

Thanks for any direction you might provide.
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Cheap phones don't have good cameras, which is going to be your biggest problem. Otherwise, it really depends how cheap you want to go...

 

New? My pick would be a Moto G, but it isn't going to have a good camera. More expensive would be the OnePlus One.

 

 

Used - Moto X, Nexus 5, LG G3, Galaxy S5..

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I would recommend the OnePlus One.

Although, you could possible find easily unlockable phone for cheap, used.
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Thanks, but I'll look in India where they are more familiar with SIMM cards that can be easily loaded with different providers at Kiosks everywhere. They had those in Asia more than 10 years ago, actually longer.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by incurablegeek View Post

Thanks, but I'll look in India where they are more familiar with SIMM cards that can be easily loaded with different providers at Kiosks everywhere. They had those in Asia more than 10 years ago, actually longer.

They're no more familiar than anywhere else. a GSM phone is a GSM phone...

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Thread cleaned please keep it on topic.
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Thanks and my apologies. I was having a really bad day. But no excuse. I do apologize.
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