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Old 03-24-2017, 06:59 PM
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Just note how long you've had the current one, guess how long you'll have the new one (hint: they're not making them last longer or become obsolete slower), and note that in your calculations.

My Samsung seems to work great. Lasts five days or so without a charge. Pretty cheap at Costco. My son has the same one, but he watches videos all day, so it conks out in a day or two.
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Old 03-28-2017, 10:26 PM
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Replacing the battery in a Nexus 4 is pretty easy if you have the torx screwdriver.

An OEM replacement on Amazon is about $10.

However, you should probably upgrade. You will get a much better camera for $400 with a used Nexus 6P.
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Old 03-31-2017, 05:07 AM
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Samsung has some budget smartphones such as Galaxy Grand Prime that cost around $150 but those only have 8MP back cameras (5MP selfie cam) and 540p screen. Samsung has a bunch of smartphones that aren't advertised. The company mainly advertise the S and Note series of Galaxy phones.

This seems interesting:
Samsung Galaxy C7
1080p screen
16MP rear camera; 8MP selfie
2GHz Octo-Core processor
32GB internal storage
Android 6.0.1
Around $389

You can compare S7:

I think some phones have optical zoom so maybe you can search for those.
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