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    Oldest/Cheapest Flip Phone

    My parents use a flip phone, specifically a K1M (krzr, I think). They're hard on them, so a replacement every year (or whatever) for $20-ish is no big deal.

    Well, apparently V won't activate a non-SIM phone anymore, and the K1M is non-SIM.

    As such, I'm basically looking for the oldest/cheapest activate-able (SIM) phone I can get. It'd be great if it was a micro-USB charged phone and we're quite partial to Motorola.

    Thoughts?
    TIA.

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    Don't forget that Verizon will stop activating non-LTE devices and will be shutting down CDMA coverage by the end of 2019.
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    Quote Originally Posted by veriztd View Post
    Don't forget that Verizon will stop activating non-LTE devices and will be shutting down CDMA coverage by the end of 2019.
    Are there LTE flip phones?
    I need an upgrade path, so that's why I'm here. Would take me hours of reading to get the info I get here in minutes.

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    Yes there are LTE flip phones. I can't offer specific models. I am sure that others will chime in

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    bump. Anyone?

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    one last bump...
    Anyone?

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    Thanks. I'll have a look.

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    Damn, $150 for a flip phone... Might as well get an iPhone SE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoNic67 View Post
    Damn, $150 for a flip phone... Might as well get an iPhone SE.
    Well it's got more stuff in it than older flip phones. At any rate yes there are smartphones that cheap. Few people get flip phones and that number is fewer each year.

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    Suggested those because they have LTE.

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