mobile
"which [Android] mobile phone device" ?
< PRE-DRAFT+ >

Ties to 🔗ordering .

Revisions:
    20190517 stub
    20190624 cont





Attributes ("What I Want")
:

    * rugged (display should not break etc):
        BUT: "Although Samsung fans looking for a rugged smartphone could simply get a flagship and slap some tough case onto it..."

    * good camera

    * budget (~250€)

    * Android version + upgrades:
        "Q" (2019)
        pie 9  (2018):
            "Android Dashboard" with TIME LIMIT PER APP
        oreo 8 (2017)
        nougat 7
        marshmallow 6
        (xcover 3 = android 4 / android 5)
        ----------------------------
        Comparison:
            http://socialcompare.com/en/comparison/android-versions-comparison

    * size:
        xcover3 = 4.5"
        xcover4 = 5"
        [...]

    * water-proof

    * software not full of shit

    * to root ??

    * to buy new ??

    * use a case ??

    * dual sim ??

    * [...]






PHONES


  (BUYING GUIDES)

https://www.mbreviews.com/toughest-smartphones/#show9 !!

https://siol.net/digisvet/nasveti/top-10-najboljsi-vodoodporni-pametni-telefoni-444616

https://www.monitor.si/clanek/kateri-telefon-kupiti-leta-2019/189297/
"samsung s9 has a good camera"

https://www.racunalniske-novice.com/novice/dogodki-in-obvestila/najboljsi-kitajski-pametni-telefoni-leta-2018.html
china phones



  Galaxy Xcover 3 (2015)

D had for a while. Quite rugged.
Kind of slow and sucky and shit camera.
Running Android 6.0.1



  Galaxy Xcover 4 (2017)

http://www.bolha.com/telefonija/mobilna-telefonija/pametni-mobilni-telefoni/samsung/samsung-galaxy-xcover-4-lte-16gb-sm-g390f-crna-1319817630.html?aclct=1558047970&kw=samsung+galaxy+xcover+4
201905: 180€ new
Android 8 since 201808


  CAT S61 !!

* INDOOR AIR QUALITY MONITOR:
    "as well as solvents or other type of pollutants" !!!
* HD thermal camera !!
* can be submerged !
* laser measurer
BUT ~ 800€ ....
-------------
alt: s60, s30, s41



  (MORE!)

* Samsung Galaxy S9
S9+ = 450€

* Samsung S8 Active

* Galaxy A3 (2017)
"cheap amongst better phones"

* LG X Venture Rugged
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073SN7GMM/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B073SN7GMM&linkCode=as2&tag=mbr08-20&linkId=309e38149da6ba387138e228f9cd4146

* AGM X3 rugged smartphone

* Doogee S90 / S90 SUPER
350€

* Blackview BV9500

* Kyocera DuraXV / Dura Pro

* Pixel phones

* Sonim XP8, XP7

* OnePlus older version ?

* Nokias ?

* Huawei P20 lite
zgleda default za 350€

* Homtom ht20 (2017)
https://www.techradar.com/reviews/homtom-ht20

* [...]






PHONE USAGE TIPS


  * never take a phone to bed

leave it outside and have a sensible ring policy

DO NOT GO TO SLEEP WITH IT
... read a book
DO NOT WAKE UP WITH IT
... get up and do stuff



  * liberating + jailbreaking

* what to do???
* what is the current updates of these things?
* what are experts i know using?
* what are side dangers?

_______

https://fsfe.org/campaigns/android/liberate.en.html

* cyanogenmod -> lineageos
* replicant ?
* [...]




  * regular phone cleaning

???



  * (MORE)

* get old phones from friends?
NO - the camera is bad and it doesn't work for documentation

* repair and maintain broken screens?
YES !

* buy used phones?
???

* [...]




MOBILE SOFTWARE

#WORKFLOW

TODO:
    * MERGE CHT🔗v1-workfow-android !!!!!! >d
    * how to pack these together into "distributions" #DISTRO #DISTRO.mobile
    * [...]



  Basic !!
:
    * f-droid
    * osmand
    * haven ?
    * wire
    * firefox ?
    * riot.im ?
    * opencamera ?
    * [...]



  Nice !?
:
    * drum on
    * telegram ?
    * port authority
    * satstat
    * dandelion*
    * db sound meter
    * androivVNC ?
    * termux ?



  Looking for !!!
:
    * calendar ?
    * image editing + GIFs (instagram style)
    * [...]







*** PAD


The #repurpose project

Do stuff with old phones!
Might be partially broken!

See 🔗dev-android-repurpose !



ANDROID ALTERNATIVES ?

via:
    * https://itsfoss.com/open-source-alternatives-android/
    * [...]

_______________________

* kai OS

* tizen
"""Tizen is an open source, Linux based mobile operating system which is often dubbed as official Linux mobile OS for the reason that the project is supported by the Linux Foundation. """

* sailfish ??
NOT OPENSOURCE !

* postmarket OS (pmOS) 
WOW! :D
"""
idea is to provide 10-year life cycle to smartphones. You probably already know that after a few years, Android or iOS stop providing updates for older smartphones
"""
#toemail !!!!!!

* [...]




flowchart: choosing a device !

WHERE IS THIS?
TO CHOOSE PRODUCTS AS FLOWCHARTS ???
#ordering #postmarket



how about non-Androids? Ubuntu phones

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/04/pinephone-ubuntu-touch-edition
community work, based on 16.04
pinephone ... 150€

most things work !
(not camera)




2020/05 update

* ulefone armor x5 90€
https://nl.banggood.com/Ulefone-Armor-X5-5_5-Inch-NFC-IP68-IP69K-Waterproof-3GB-32GB-5000mAh-MT6762-Octa-core-4G-Smartphone-p-1579916.html?akmClientCountry=FR&gpla=1&gmcCountry=BE&currency=EUR&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_bgcs&utm_content=xibei&utm_campaign=xibei-ssc-beg-nl-all-newcustom-ncv63-1119&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIme-kkay86QIVcWHmCh3B8AB8EAQYBCABEgJjsPD_BwE&ID=5133446246444&cur_warehouse=HK

* doogee s90c 185€ (banggood)
* doogee s60 lite 120€
* samsung galaxy xcover 4s 230€:
* samsung Galaxy XCover Pro 490€
* s40 80€
* s60 250€
* s95 pro 350€

shops:
    https://coolblue.be
    banggood !!!

* Crosscall Trekker M1 130€ ... A6

* galaxy xcover 4s https://www.coolblue.be/nl/product/834036/samsung-galaxy-xcover-4s-zwart.html?cmt=c_a%2Ccid_8783357480%2Caid_93880339172%2Ctid_pla-342141448749%2Cgn_g%2Cd_c&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIt6eptqy86QIVC7h3Ch38ZAjZEAQYAiABEgLoPPD_BwE

https://www.mediamarkt.be/nl/product/_archos-smartphone-saphir-50x-16-gb-zwart-503589-1743674.html?rbtc=||||p||&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIt6eptqy86QIVC7h3Ch38ZAjZEAQYBSABEgL4VfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
100€


* [...]



shops

banggood

bol.com



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https://wiredgraft.com/samsung-rugged-smartphones-review/
rugged phones





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