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I'm brainstorming for ideas about my next phone because I am not satisfied with the one that I currently have. It got me thinking about whether my fellow Edenites are fashion forward when it comes to their mobiles, or whether they prefer to stick
I'm brainstorming for ideas about my next phone because I am not satisfied with the one that I currently have. It got me thinking about whether my fellow Edenites are fashion forward when it comes to their mobiles, or whether they prefer to stick to what's tried and true. Do you upgrade your phone as new technology comes, or do you stick with what you have until it breaks? Once it breaks, would you go for the same model, or try something completely new? If you don't have a cellphone, do you have a landline? I haven't maintained a landline of my own, because a cellphone just seems more practical for my lifestyle. If you don't have either, what is your reasoning as to why?
If I had the money, I'd update my phone at least once a year. I don't need every little thing, but it would be nice to actually have a high-end smart phone that used new technology, because I find that sort of thing fascinating.
If I absolutely had to, then I would look for something as close to my current phone as possible -- Pantech Pursuit. I want something really, really simple, easy to use, without all those annoying, extravagant features/apps or whatever. Music, easy keyboard that's big enough for texting, a call button and a comfortable size.
I don't need
to update my phone once a year. More like once every 3 years. It doesn't stop working after a year. It works perfectly fine. It has some scratches on it, but that is not a reason to need a new one. I'm happy with mine & I really don't care to have the most expensive of phones, especially since I do not use any special features besides taking pictures sometimes, only if my camera isn't around. Or if I need to text or call someone. Otherwise, nothing else is necessary.
I much prefer a non-touchscreen phone. I hate touch screen & only have a touch screen because there were only touchscreens when I had to buy a new phone! It's too finicky & not a great thing for some people, like me. I mean, there's nothing about it that has benefitted me or made my life easier. It accidentally dials people all the time thanks to touchscreen.
I do like my Pursuit, though. It's cute. A pretty green color & it's very easy to use. It isn't filled with all those apps, so I can find my way around things quickly. Before my Pursuit, I had an LG Neon & LOVED it except the back, battery lid thing was so thin it would cause my battery to easily slide and the phone would turn off by itself. I loved that phone though. It was pearl white and green. I like green phones.
So no, I don't feel the need to upgrade just because new stuff comes along. If what I have does not work or isn't easily useable, then that's the only time I feel like I need
to upgrade. There's just so much other things I could spend money on & I prefer not to waste it just to have the latest & greatest.
I'm not really a big phone person, obviously. Lol. Everybody I see always has their faces buried in their phones, looking down always to text or something. I use my phone the most if I'm home, in private, not in public where real human interaction is necessary.
Smart phones would be a pain for me. I like it simple.