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S3. Year Old SmartPhone

Discussion in 'Android Phones & Tablets' started by biferi, Apr 11, 2021.

  1. biferi

    biferi Registered Members

    Mar 4, 2016
    Operating System:
    Windows 7
    I am in the USA and I was going to get a SamSung A10E SmartPhone from TracFone foe $70.00.

    I See on Google it is 3. Years Old.

    But am I Right it will still be ok?

    As long as I get Android 9. or 10 am I Right?
  2. plodr

    plodr CHF Advisor CHF Advisers

    May 31, 2017
    Operating System:
    Windows 7
    It comes with v 9. I suspect you might not get an update to 10 because the carrier, Tracfone, rather than the manufacturer, Samsung, pushes the updates.
    I'm not sure when support for v9 will end.

    My 4 year old phone, a Samsung, works fine. Since I rarely surf on it, I'm not concerned that it is not getting android patches. I surf using my cell data rather than wifi.
  3. Tony D

    Tony D Administrator Administrator

    Sep 25, 2009
    SE Pennsylvania, USA
    Operating System:
    Windows XP Professional
    Yeah, biferi - what do you plan to use this phone for? I assume you're going to use it for phone calls 99% of the time. Can you get a non-smart phone?

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