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    my 20 dollar riged phone gps with android

    got the phone new for 20 bucks didn't activate it it works pretty goodgps.jpg

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    Thats excellent.More details please,would it work in the UK?

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    Yeah, what is that and what carrier?
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    Interesting. More details please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Yeah, what is that and what carrier?
    I see the Tracfone logo, but I don't see what manufacturer.

    I just looked at Tracfone's site in an attempt to figure it out and the closest thing showing for me is the LG 800G, but that does not have Android.

    Stranger still is that the last time I looked at the site, they were hyping their new Android offerings hard and heavy and I'm not seeing nary a one now. So either they sold out quickly or they flopped hard and were sent off to ebay- Tracfone customers aren't necessarily the types to plunk down a c-note+ for a phone.
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    What phone is that?
    These cheap smartphones are amazing devices even if you don't bother using it as a cell phone.

    I got a ZTE Flash smartphone for $90. I don't plan to activate it and it's a very nice mini tablet, comparable to my Nexus 7 tablet.

    I also just got a tracfone android ZTE Valet ($40) to consider switching to from my tracfone flip phone. The Valet does not have as nice a display and camera as the Flash. The battery life of the Valet seems to be quite good for a smartphone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    I see the Tracfone logo, but I don't see what manufacturer.

    I just looked at Tracfone's site in an attempt to figure it out and the closest thing showing for me is the LG 800G, but that does not have Android.

    Stranger still is that the last time I looked at the site, they were hyping their new Android offerings hard and heavy and I'm not seeing nary a one now. So either they sold out quickly or they flopped hard and were sent off to ebay- Tracfone customers aren't necessarily the types to plunk down a c-note+ for a phone.
    I got my tracfone android on ebay. I like the "shopcelldeals" seller. Have ordered from them several times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post
    got the phone new for 20 bucks didn't activate it it works pretty goodgps.jpg
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    its a phone I got at dollar general was 19 or 20 bucks called the zte midnight it says tracphone but it is really net10. I didn't pay any carrier I just turned it on and saw I had all the android functions.then went to locations on phone and turned on gps added A few games such as angry birds and a music player. to fasten it to bike I use d a old bike computer attached computer to phone and now it slides on and off as needed for rain or hide from thiefs

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    But the gps works in absence of a network connection or only in the presence of wifi?
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    Quote Originally Posted by himespau View Post
    But the gps works in absence of a network connection or only in the presence of wifi?
    ill walk to park right now to make sure but it should since it has gps sensors

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I am still trying to decipher the title.
    PM me your address and I'll FedEx my copy of Rosetta Stone's Learning to Decipher windhchaser.
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    worked great im sure a real bike gps would be better but there over 20 bucks plus this has a 3.5 inch screen.it has a small amount of memory but comes with a 4 gig micro sd card

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    Cool! Will it track your miles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by locolobo13 View Post
    Cool! Will it track your miles?
    that's the good thing about being android im sure there is a app you can download to do most anything

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    I use My Tracks on my Android phone. And yes, the GPS works with wifi off, not sure if it works with phone off, but I know it works without cell coverage.
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    Huh, that would have been a much better deal than the garmin I bought 2 months ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post
    got the phone new for 20 bucks didn't activate it it works pretty good
    It's a Samsung Galaxy Clone from Mainland China called the Huawei Glory. It's about the same quality as the bottom rung Samsung Galaxy from 2 years ago. Technically obsolete, but a decent deal for light use ike email and casual web browsing. One nice feature is that it does have a pretty decent fractal antenna in it and gets service fairly reliably even with a 1 bar signal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    I see the Tracfone logo, but I don't see what manufacturer.

    I just looked at Tracfone's site in an attempt to figure it out and the closest thing showing for me is the LG 800G, but that does not have Android.

    Stranger still is that the last time I looked at the site, they were hyping their new Android offerings hard and heavy and I'm not seeing nary a one now. So either they sold out quickly or they flopped hard and were sent off to ebay- Tracfone customers aren't necessarily the types to plunk down a c-note+ for a phone.
    I don't know about that, I jumped on it. I did get mine cheaper on Amazon though.

    They still offer a couple of $99 smart phones, but not in their main list of "all" phones for some reason:
    LG Huawei LG Optimus

    My only issue is you can get better spec'd non-Tracfone phones for the price of the more expensive ones, which makes the whole deal a little less attractive.

    I couldn't find the one in windchaser's photo, maybe a reconditioned phone from a third party?

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