1. Are you ready for the Galaxy S20? Here is everything we know so far!

My android toasted, need suggestions on a cheap App machine

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by redfishsc, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. redfishsc

    redfishsc Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I've been using an old HTC Hero as, basically, a small App machine and "iPod touch".

    Mostly I listen to music and online lectures with it while I'm working, and play Chess. Other misc apps as well (unit conversions, note pad, etc). I use my cheap flip-phone for calls/texts--- I'm NOT paying $30+ per month for 3G data.


    I'm not a heavy duty user, although a GPS option would be very nice (no 3G access, I do NOT want another monthly bill.


    I need something that I can slip in my shirt pocket but I also want something reliable and that has Wi-Fi (I know most of them do).


    Are basically all Android phones useable if they aren't activated as a phone? Meaning, if I bought something from Craigslist at random, can I be confident that it will work as a non-activated phone like my old HTC Hero?


    If you have something for sale (no more than $75 or so) that is in GOOD shape (normal wear OK), feel free to PM me.
     



    1. Download the Forums for Android™ app!


      Download

       
  2. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    Pretty much any old android device will do.

    I know some carriers (Verizon I think) won't let it work unless its been activated. So look into that.
     
    breadnatty08 likes this.
  3. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    I'd say look for something with a ~3.5" screen that's really light and has expandable memory. If your old Hero was enough, take a look at the Wildfire S. It's small, light, decently powered, and has a micro sd slot for adding lots of music. Also, a brief look through eBay seems you can get one for well under $100.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - android toasted need
  1. nraptis
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    135
  2. sukhreetsingh
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    127
  3. Makineko
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    162
  4. Allen Stilwell
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    195
  5. SaiCoGames
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    166
  6. AbbyUU
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    168
  7. Oday
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    112
  8. riskybzns
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    197
  9. SaiCoGames
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    166
  10. MrMatthew
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    286

Share This Page

Loading...