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TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Crown 4G LTE Prepaid Smartphone

Last Updated: April 22, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
138
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
13
Spam Test
PASS
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BLUETOOTH
Yes
WIFI
13 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA
16 GB
INTERNAL STORAGE

Review Summary - 125 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Device Compatibility
 41
tracfone, cell, internet, would, work
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Great phone for Tracfone  ...  "
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" ...  This phone seems as if it is the best smartphone Ive had.  ...  "
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" ...  Turns out, this is one whale of a cell phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It prompted me to sign into my Samsung account from the old phone and I was given the option to ... Both my wife and I upgraded to this phone. ... The phone numbers and existing  ...  "
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" ...  I am primarily an Apple user.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first time using a Smart Phone so have to learn quite a bit on it.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Our home phone  ...  "
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For Brands, Sellers & Businesses
Price
 17
price, looking, budget, recommend, anyone
+100%
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" ...  Price is reasonable for my use.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this phone because I just couldn't pass up the price (80).  ...  "
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" ...  Got this on sale for less than half the normal price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone for a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd recommend this to anyone looking for a smart phone at a decent price.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I was looking for - great quality and features without the flagship phone price. ... I highly recommend this phone to anyone looking for a great phone on a tight budget.  ...  "
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" ...  For $100 this phone is a good deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I was looking for - great quality and features without the flagship phone price. ... I highly recommend this phone to anyone looking for a great phone on a tight budget.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 16
nice, size, tracfone, little, larger
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Got it on sale for 80. super fast and beautiful display.  ...  "
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" ...  Just got my phone, very sharp clarity on the screen and phenomenal brightness even on lower setting, excellent long battery life, this is a very different experience than my last tracfone, and there's a slight learning curve for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Bigger screen, ease of use.  ...  "
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" ...  Its screen is larger than Galaxy Grand Prime and its menu is easier to navigate.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice size screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen size is great .  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is bigger than I was expecting with a good clear crisp display.  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded from a Tracfone Samsung Luna Pro to have a larger screen.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 13
easy, set, setup, use, phone
+100%
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" ...  It is an easy phone to use and operates well.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple set up.  ...  "
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" ...  So many features to learn and set up!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I have found the Samsung J7 hone easy to use right from day one.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use and setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The upgrade from an older, smaller phone was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  it is easy to use.  ...  "
Software Platform
 13
tracfone, phone, transferred, old phone, account
+77%
-23%
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" ...  The service plan transferred over flawlessly as well as all of my apps. ... I am primarily an Apple user.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the apps came onto the new one within about 30 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracfone easily set it up, if you aren't obsessed by having the latest version, this Samsung phone has everything you want or need .  ...  "
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" ...  No problems activating this, just added it as another device on the tracfone website in my account and activated it .  ...  "
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" ...  I've got a lot of apps on it and it is much faster than my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to transfer my old TracFone account and number to this new device. ... I was also able to transfer all my apps and my phonebook to this new phone without any difficulties.  ...  "
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" ...  I had no problem switching to my account (Used the website activation) from the old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  In a couple years, I just order a new model to get the modern software so I can use current apps.  ...  "
Battery Life
 13
life, samsung, replaceable, phones, lasts
+85%
-15%
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" ...  The battery life lasts much longer. ... I charge it overnight. ... At 2 pm, the battery is at 98%.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is very good as well as the camera.  ...  "
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" ...  The bigger screen and 6hr+ battery life are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is good.  ...  "
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" ...  the battery lasts for days.  ...  "
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" ...  Run great, super fast and has a really long battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery, which is sealed, also lasts a good while and charges quickly.  ...  "
Apps
 10
transferred, play, phone, old phone, google
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I'm very pleased with my latest TracFone purchase: the Samsung Galaxy J7 Crown LTE prepaid Smartphone.  ...  "
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" ...  I've got a lot of apps on it and it is much faster than my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The service plan transferred over flawlessly as well as all of my apps.  ...  "
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" ...  In a couple years, I just order a new model to get the modern software so I can use current apps.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the apps came onto the new one within about 30 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  additional apps needed to do this.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of apps and very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great phone for those who don't need every app, bell, and whistle however, it will accommodate a more than sufficient amount for most users.  ...  "
Features
 10
many, learn, set
+100%
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" ...  It has so many features that I didnt expect or know existed.  ...  "
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" ...  I spend a lot of time going back and forth to learn new functions.  ...  "
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" ...  So many features to learn and set up!  ...  "
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" ...  I doubt that I will ever learn to take full advantage of all of its capabilities and fine features, which are many.  ...  "
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" ...  It has so many features that I didnt expect or know existed.  ...  "
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" ...  More cool features to be discovered!  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with the phone and features.  ...  "
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" ...  Still discovering features on it as I experiment with it.  ...  "
Camera
 10
quality, pictures, clear, better, photos
+100%
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" ...  Takes great pictures, too.  ...  "
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" ...  Great camera definitely clear  ...  "
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" ...  I believe its camera is 10% better in quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It also has much better camera's and face reconition that works well in good lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  THE PICTURES ARE FAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!  ...  "
Call quality
 10
tracfone, calls, call, voice, mail
+60%
-40%
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" ...  On the plus side, this Tracfone J7 Crown phone, which is the update to the Tracfone J7 Sky Pro, is fast, has good call quality and a very decent rear 13MP camera and nice screen.  ...  "
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" ...  We've used TracFone for many years and the quality of phone call reception and clarity has always been the big negative factor. ... Pluse, the call clarity is excellent and the phone is loaded with features.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great phone from Tracfone.  ...  "
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" ...  Despite these transfers, I could not make calls.  ...  "
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" ...  I can block unwanted calls, I can dial the phone .  ...  "
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" ...  Plus he can call me!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 8
month, later, tracfone, service, one
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Every month when my autopay kicks in, my service stops. ... Eventually it gets fixed, until the next month.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a locked phone that only works with Tracfone and they will not unlock the phone until it has been 12 months.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a Moto I was replacing and since this was an upgrade, I opted to ignore the mistake.  ...  "
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" ...  After 3 days of use.  ...  "
Setup
 7
set, instructions, went, use, took
+100%
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" ...  Setup was not too bad, most things worked well BUT the data usage (for internet) did not work because it was set up incorrectly at factory (or wherever that was done).  ...  "
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" ...  Simple set up.  ...  "
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" ...  I am so glad I did as I received the instructions of how I needed to reset a setting.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use and setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The upgrade went very smoothly, it took about 10 minutes to get the old phone deactivated and the new one activated.  ...  "
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" ...  account, hit "activate" and followed the prompts.  ...  "
Memory
 6
phone, needed, also
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Has a lot of features that make it so easy to transfer contacts.files,and pictures from my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this phone for the camera and the larger Gigs.  ...  "
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" ...  The memory free is also more that the previous phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed more internal storage and this has it.  ...  "
Storage
 6
transfer tray, phone, memory, old, also
+67%
-33%
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" ...  runs smoothly, high storage sd card compatibility with no problems, most apps can be run off of the SD card and do with no problem.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone can take up to a 400Gb SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  I took the SD card out of the old phone. ... I purchased a new SD card which came with a transfer tray.  ...  "
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" ...  The memory free is also more that the previous phone.  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
service, pictures, picture
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It is exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Will deal with Amazon alot more. ... Thanks for the service .  ...  "
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" ...  It has a beautiful picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Amazon Community.  ...  "
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" ...  THE PICTURES ARE FAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!  ...  "
Charging
 6
battery
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It has very good battery life, and only needs charging every third day.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery, which is sealed, also lasts a good while and charges quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The charging unit gets rather warm when used.  ...  "
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" ...  I charge it overnight.  ...  "
For Kids
 5
+100%
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" ...  Bought for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes my last phone look like a toy for toddlers.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loved it .  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
far
+100%
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" ...  Fast and fluid  ...  "
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" ...  faster processor, software  ...  "
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" ...  Far far superior to the Samsung Luna which was 2 years old and fading fast.  ...  "
Network
 5
wifi, one
+40%
-60%
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" ...  So could not reach network or access phone out of house range.  ...  "
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" ...  worked with Samsung who blamed Tracfone for poor signal  ...  "
Picture Quality
 4
yet, quality, pictures
+100%
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" ...  It has a beautiful picture.  ...  "
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" ...  I cannot comment on the picture quality because I have not taken any photos yet!  ...  "
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" ...  THE PICTURES ARE FAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!  ...  "
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" ...  Impressed so far with picture quality but haven't used camera or lot of apps yet.  ...  "
Display Size
 4
size, nice, bigger
+100%
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" ...  Bigger screen, ease of use.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice size screen.  ...  "
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" ...  It is well made: sturdy, a nice weight in my hand, and a generous size screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen size is great .  ...  "
Data reception
 4
data, one, old, may, lte
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Settings -> Connections -> Mobile Networks -> Network Mode -> CDMA or LTE / CDMA. ... By default it's set to LTE / CDMA and data would not work, changing it to just CDMA data works great, and way faster then my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracfone's service plans are one of the cheapest I have found, and I even had coverage up north where others who had subscribed with major carriers did not.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracfone's service plans are one of the cheapest I have found, and I even had coverage up north where others who had subscribed with major carriers did not.  ...  "
Fit
 4
like, ear, small, hear, case
+75%
-25%
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" ...  this phone has double the storage that my other phone had.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to fit in small clutch and works well in my wallet case.  ...  "
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" ...  So far I like the phone it holds up to other reviews I researched before buying.  ...  "
Comfort
 4
ear
+100%
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" ...  Best phone I've found for under $100.00, hands down.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels very comfortable in my hand.  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
picture
+100%
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" ...  It is exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a beautiful picture.  ...  "
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" ...  THE PICTURES ARE FAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!  ...  "
Wifi
 3
wireless, mode
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Phone would not change to data usage when wi fi was not available.  ...  "
ISP
 3
wireless, transfer, service, new
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It was easy to transfer my old TracFone account and number to this new device.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very happy with it and with Tracfone as my service provider.  ...  "

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Specifications

Battery
Talk Time:  24 hours
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes 
WiFi:  Yes 
Camera
Secondary Camera:  13 MP
Memory
Internal Storage:  16 GB
External Storage:  400 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
Yes
BLUETOOTH
Yes
WIFI
13 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA
16 GB
INTERNAL STORAGE