Reasonably priced phone with new features and good memory

My current phone is LG Expressions Plus (LM-X410ASR)
It's only been two weeks and it definitely seems to be slowing.
2 GB Memory
Based on this article, it seems that 2 gb - 4 gb is the standard recommendation.

FEATURES NEEDED ON A NEW PHONE
  • Built-In Wireless Charging
  • Built-In Fingerprint
  • Unlocked for Any GSM SIM
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Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
I need something at least as powerfull as this $100 pre-paid phone from Wal-Mart, but with wireless charging capability at approximately the same price point.

LG Expressions Plus is only an entry level Android smartphone and your budget is too low for a new phone with wireless charging capability.

I can only find a refurbished one but the cost is over $100.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Refurbished-Straight-Talk-Samsung-Galaxy-S-7-4G-LTE-Prepaid-Smartphone/791045559

Before President Trump declares trade war against China, your budget might be possible for buying phones from phone manufacturers in China.

Unless there is any cease fire for trade wars, you might need to wait for Walmart to source some phones which are designed for the India market.
Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
Get a LG Stylo 4 and QI Receiver. Total cost: $137.89

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Boost-Mobile-LG-Stylo-4-32GB-Prepaid-Smartphone-Black/138912595

$124.9

QI Receiver Type C Compatible with Google Pixel 2-2XL- XL - LG V20 - LG G5 - LG Stylo - HTC 10 - Nexus 6P - OnePlus 3-5 - Qi Wireless Receiver - QI Receiver - Type C Wireless Charging Receiver Adapter https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MGHNLQ2/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_-Uf4Cb4R9PEDK

$12.99
Ted PennerSoftware Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
I can't tell if the LG Stylo 4 has fingerprint, and would prefer both wireless charging and port built-in.
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Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
I can't tell if the LG Stylo 4 has fingerprint

https://community.sprint.com/t5/Android-Influence/LG-Stylo-4-More-Than-a-Finger-Printer-Reader/ba-p/1013060

prefer both wireless charging and port built-in.

Could you accept a refurbished phone? Your budget is too low for a new one with both wireless charging and port built-in?
Ted PennerSoftware Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
I removed the budget but yes, potentially.

I have re-worded the original question.

Based on what I am reading in that article, 4 gb of RAM might be better today
Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
Refurbished one at $140 which has:-

  • 4GB Memory
  • Built-In Wireless Charging
  • Built-In Fingerprint
  • Unlocked for Any GSM SIM

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Refurbished-Straight-Talk-Samsung-Galaxy-S-7-4G-LTE-Prepaid-Smartphone/791045559
Ted PennerSoftware Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Straight talk is not GSM, is it?

Is it unlocked for other carriers?
Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
Sorry.

My previous comment is not accurate.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Certified Pre-Owned Factory Unlocked Phone - 5.1" Screen - 32GB - Black (1 Year Samsung U.S. Warranty) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C57PW2Z/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_R0j4CbR4YD40W

You need the one above.
Ted PennerSoftware Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
32 gb refers to storage.
I need 4 gb of memory.
Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
Item model number is SM5G930UZKAXAA which means that it is SM-G930U.

https://www.sammobile.com/devices/galaxy-s7-us-unlocked/specs/SM-G930U/

Look at the link above regarding the memory of 4GB.

SAMSUNG S7 Edge 4GB RAM
I am the owner of SAMSUNG S7 Edge. SAMSUNG S7 is having the same amount of memory as SAMSUNG S7 Edge. I got my  SAMSUNG S7 Edge which is a used one from a local forum for trading used items and it costs me less than $100.

For details of comparing SAMSUNG S7 Edge vs SAMSUNG S7, please read the review in the link below.

https://www.trustedreviews.com/opinion/samsung-galaxy-s7-vs-s7-edge-2946826
Ted PennerSoftware Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Can you confirm which model has 4gb, unlocked, with wireless charging and fingerprint, as well as a link to it?

Not all Samsung S7 are equal from what I am seeing
Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
Can you confirm which model has 4gb, unlocked, with wireless charging and fingerprint, as well as a link to it?

SM-G930U is the model which has 4gb, unlocked, with wireless charging and fingerprint.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C57PW2Z/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_R0j4CbR4YD40W

https://www.phonemore.com/samsung-galaxy-s7-sm-g930u/specs/3322
Ted PennerSoftware Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Ok so this one SM-G930U does appear to have

4gb
unlocked
wireless charging
fingerprint

But the screen is downright tiny.

I need to send it back and get a larger size.

Assistance is still greatly appreciated.
Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge unlocked smartphone, 32 GB Silver (US Warranty - Model SM-G935UZSAXAA) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HFD0XJM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_aTo6Cb4D4FF1Z

I see.

Get Samsung S7 Edge instead.

Check the spec about the screen before you order.

DISPLAY
Type      Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size      5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~76.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution      1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~534 ppi density)
Protection      Corning Gorilla Glass 4
 Always-on display

https://m.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s7_edge_(usa)-7961.php

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Ted PennerSoftware Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Now I have a number. I'm trying to get to at least 6.01 on the screen size.  That's the Moto Z3 that a friend has. But hers does not have wireless charging.
Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
I think it is better to close this question first and ask a related question as this question has already been answered.
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