Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




554 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 19


Topic # 227476 8-Jan-2018 20:41
Send private message

Required for an elderly pensioner who only likes to use Nokia flip. Bought a refurbished one from trademe but it was refurbished using cheap parts I guess, kept turning off. Let me know if someone has something lying around. Has to be working condition as she lives alone and kind of relies on it.






Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic


554 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 19


  Reply # 1932396 8-Jan-2018 20:42
Send private message

Oops just realised that I should have posted in Offers & Wanted. Mods please move.

BDFL - Memuneh
60013 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11112

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1932413 8-Jan-2018 21:20
Send private message

Why not get a brand new Nokia 3310 instead? Warranty, 3G is future proof (at least for now), works in multiple networks, etc... For $99.





 
 
 
 


Try Wrike: fast, easy, and efficient project collaboration software


554 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 19


  Reply # 1932443 8-Jan-2018 21:49
Send private message

freitasm:

Why not get a brand new Nokia 3310 instead? Warranty, 3G is future proof (at least for now), works in multiple networks, etc... For $99.


Yeah I’m trying to convince but it has to be a flip phone, I guess she finds the screen unlocking part very convenient when you open the phone and the fact that you can answer the call by just opening the phone.

522 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 75


  Reply # 1935830 10-Jan-2018 20:15
Send private message

I too would like a flip phone.

 

No.....that phone shown is NOT a flip phone, must be flip...

 

 


348 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 147

Subscriber

  Reply # 1935834 10-Jan-2018 20:27
Send private message

Got the partner a Doro flip phone at The Warehouse for $99, and with unlocking fee it came to $129.

 

https://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/p/vodafone-doro-6520-locked-bundle-black/R2192913.html

 

(Was locked to VF, changed it to 2D with no problems.)

 

Even has a charging cradle which she loves - no cable to plug in!

 

Not bad for a new 3G flip phone, and more importantly - she is happy.

 

 


3535 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 125

Trusted

  Reply # 1935839 10-Jan-2018 20:46
Send private message

I've got a Motorola KRZR Flip Phone in mint condition if anyone wants it.  Hasn't been used for about 4 years but still had good battery life last time I used it.  Charger and all accessories included in original box.  Blue just like the picture below.

Motorola KRZR K1

 

Specs here:  https://www.gsmarena.com/motorola_krzr_k1-1646.php

 

This is a 2G only phone, suitable for Vodafone, 2 Degrees or Warehouse Mobile but not Spark or Skinny.

Make me an offer if interested.






1431 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 726


  Reply # 1935848 10-Jan-2018 21:24
Send private message

msukiwi:

 

Got the partner a Doro flip phone at The Warehouse for $99, and with unlocking fee it came to $129.

 

https://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/p/vodafone-doro-6520-locked-bundle-black/R2192913.html

 

(Was locked to VF, changed it to 2D with no problems.)

 

Even has a charging cradle which she loves - no cable to plug in!

 

Not bad for a new 3G flip phone, and more importantly - she is happy.

 

 

 

 

The Doro flip is great for older users - I bought one for an elderly relative a few years ago, after she had been struggling with a cheap Nokia - night & day easier to use


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

TCF and Telcos Toughen Up on Scam Callers
Posted 23-Apr-2018 09:39


Amazon launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Posted 19-Apr-2018 08:38


Spark New Zealand and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019
Posted 16-Apr-2018 06:55


How Google can seize Microsoft Office crown
Posted 14-Apr-2018 11:08


How back office transformation drives IRD efficiency
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:15


iPod laws in a smartphone world: will we ever get copyright right?
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:13


Lightbox service using big data and analytics to learn more about customers
Posted 9-Apr-2018 12:11


111 mobile caller location extended to iOS
Posted 6-Apr-2018 13:50


Huawei announces the HUAWEI P20 series
Posted 29-Mar-2018 11:41


Symantec Internet Security Threat Report shows increased endpoint technology risks
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:29


Spark switches on long-range IoT network across New Zealand
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:22


Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted 21-Mar-2018 09:18


Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus
Posted 13-Mar-2018 07:47


Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras
Posted 11-Mar-2018 12:25


New Zealand Adopts International Open Data Charter
Posted 3-Mar-2018 12:48



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.