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What would you like in a smartphone?

Arnox

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I could just say the Samsung Galaxy S5 with better specs and call it a day for me, but to be more specific:

Removable battery
Headphone jack
Capacitive navigation buttons
Large (yes, large) bezels
Impact durability
SD card slot
Easily "rootable"

While I'm dreaming though, I'd also like physical keys for emulation gaming.
 

Houseman

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Battery life is my #1 concern.

Nothing else really matters to me. As long as it makes and receives calls and texts, and has GPS capabilities, I'm good. I only switched to the phone I have now because the battery on my old one would die at 30% and last all of 2 hours on a full charge.
 

Arnox

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Battery life is my #1 concern.

Nothing else really matters to me. As long as it makes and receives calls and texts, and has GPS capabilities, I'm good. I only switched to the phone I have now because the battery on my old one would die at 30% and last all of 2 hours on a full charge.
If you look at the rugged phone types, you can find some with crazy powerful batteries.
 

gaijinkaiju

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An oldschool flip phone but with smartphone capabilities. Ditch the touch screen, but give me apps and a decent camera. And make it durable

Battery life is my #1 concern.

Nothing else really matters to me. As long as it makes and receives calls and texts, and has GPS capabilities, I'm good. I only switched to the phone I have now because the battery on my old one would die at 30% and last all of 2 hours on a full charge.
That's how I look at it too. Aside from youtube and news in the morning/evening, all I use my phone for is the occasional text/call and when I need to take photos of stuff
 

Vendor-Lazarus

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Displays time when in non-use mode.
Call/SMS
Long battery Life
Non-trackable
Coverable Camera
Durable
Modular
Flip open for (large) touch-screen
 

Gauche

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Headphone jack and charging port must be at the top. IPS display. Needs a good weight to it. Unlocked.
As long as the battery doesn't hit 0 by the end of the day of extreme use it be fine.
While SD slots are nice I've never have stored much on my phone so I could live with integrated memory of 32gb.
Android doesn't even support NTFS format yet.

While I would like a physical keypad - aside from texting no apps would actually utilize it fully so it would be quite the waste.

A clean android install. None of that jam packed junkware they start you off with. Uniformed icon pack for the basic apps.
Let me pick the color of plastic via hexcode
 
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