/e/ pre-installed Grade A smartphones : How to buy them

If interested in purchasing an /e/ smartphone you can get details here. Please note stocks are limited. The orders will go out on first come first served basis. Which means that users who applied first will get their phones first.
You can get the details here …

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Hello, I am new here. I would like to bye a /e/ smartphone but were can I find prices and models available? Thanks.

Hey,

just click the link @Manoj posted above.

Tom

Impossible de payer par carte ou par payement Sépa, donc quand on ne veux pas utiliser paypal c’est mort !

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The information is not complete. For example, it is not 100% compatible with all apps, for issues related to G0og1€ services and for example it does not have Android Auto

Speaking about smartphones with preinstalled /e/ I wanted to say about custom phones produced by E Foundation. Someone here noticed a name “ePhone”. He called phones with /e/ on it with this name. And I thought maybe you will create a phone with such name? A phone which looks good, easy to use, works fast and stable, it won’t still your data and won’t eat all resources with telemetry and updates. It’s case is robust and made of plastic or metal, it could be repaired if something is broken. You can easily replace it’s battery if it’s dead. It should have a good price/performance or price/quality ratio. It shouldn’t have a notch.

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I love this idea!!
However, (this is the killer for me) it would be very difficult to engineer a phone like that (for a nonprofit? Specializing in software…) And why would you do that when you have the Xiaomi Pocophone???

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Hello,
I’m glad that I’m one of the new people able to buy these pre-installed phones.
However I discovered that the S7 finally sold are not dual-sim (that I personally need ; and S9 are oversized) as initially said on https://e.foundation/e-pre-installed-smartphones/ , could you clarify if this is temporary or not going to evolve in the coming weeks ?
Thanks

Hi @manuk7 the selection and specifications of phones available will improve in the days to come. User suggestions are noted and the vendor’s are notified of the same.

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@Manoj Hey, How could we know our position in the queue, please?

Hi @Manuekris the user who makes the purchase would get a number which is their position in the queue and it will be known only to the user. Alexis will provide more details on this in some time. He is currently traveling.
@alexis as discussed please can you share more details on the process.

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Why do you have browser Canvas Fingerprinting (which is a well known tracking method) on the preinstalled phones site?

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Hi @Manoj, I would like to know if there are any plans to sell in the future other devices with /e/ pre-installed (apart from the samsungs) or if the plan is to continue just with the existing models. Thank you!

Hi @graz what we look for are A-quality, refurbished devices which would be available in ‘large’ numbers. Unfortunately at the moment the only device that meets these criteria are Samsung’s. If our vendors could provide other vendor models in substantial numbers we would add them as well to the list.

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Thanks @Manoj & @alexis - I have just placed an order for S7. :+1:
Suspect it will be just a tiny little bit larger than my current Slll-mini? :anguished:
Still - that’s life nowdays - bigger is better ??? :roll_eyes:
Prefer Lotus rather than Lard! :thinking:

Thanks for your purchase.

The S7 dimensions are 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
The S3 Mini are 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm (4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 in)
It is quite hard to find smaller phone today than the S7.

We hope you will like it!
Alexis

It’s really not easy. The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016 Exynos) SM-A310F - “a3xeltexx” isn’t nearly as powerful as the S7, but still a nice 4.7 inches /e/ phone, because it shines thanks to its noble design, flawless workmanship and excellent battery life (if it wasn’t for this problem).

/e/ Dimensions 130.1 mm (5.12 in) (h), 65.2 mm (w), 7.3mm (d)
GSMarena Dimensions 134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm (5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Samsung Dimensions 134,5 x 65,2 x 7,3 mm (5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)

that problem disappears upon installing /e/ Pie!

It’s a known fact! But this is not of use to the user now. It is uncertain when the 9-pie migration will take place. The bug is known since April 19, 2019 and was updated by me a month ago on gitlab issues #943. Since then, updates have been released regularly, including this massive bug.

@Rik, please read the relevant user experiences before dismissing this system error as a marginal.