/e/ smartphone with smallest screen

This is probably more than /e/ is able to do with their available manpower, but there are some nice comparison sites that allow you to search by these criteria. I personally used https://www.phonearena.com/ to find the phone I am using. I didn’t care so much about screen size, but I wanted an SD card slot, a phone jack, and a removable battery, and it lets you search with all of those criteria as well as size, manufacturer, year of release, and many other fields.

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Hi,
…changed to /e/ in April '19, still using my beloved pocket-fitting Galaxy S4 mini
(GT-i9195, “serranoltexx”). It has a 4.3 inch screen, weights aprox. 110 grams, Micro USB, phone-connector. Instead of being powered by an ancient dualcore-cpu, no intolerable lags, works like a charm. I bought it second-hand in 2015…
So go and get some ! :slight_smile:

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The market is quite empty on that.
The only ones that come to my mind are sony
zx1 compact and zx2 compact. Brilliant phones no supported by /e/ for now, but there is hope as they run GSI images.

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I have good experience with older Samsung devices including a rechargeable battery, e. g. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini : Display 10,85 cm (4,27 Zoll), 960×540 px (qHD)

See also … Experience using /e/ on Galaxy S4 mini?

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Sea this topic :

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I’m a bit late to this thread, but I am very interested in smaller phones. In recent years I have owned the following, all with ~4.5 inch screens

  • Fairphone 1. a great phone but very old, and long gone.
  • Motorola Moto E (condor). (My backup phone) Officially supported by /e/ at the moment, but stuck on Nougat, so may be dropped soon :frowning:
  • Motorola Moto E 2015 LTE (surnia). (My wife’s phone.) Not supported, but unofficial Nougat ROMs are available
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (suzuran).(My daily driver). Again, not supported, but unofficial Nougat ROMs are available. This is a great phone: as well as being small it is waterproof and dustproof. I hope to be able to keep this running an up-to-date version of /e/ until one or other of us dies :wink:

Personally I also prefer Phones with small screens but guess the phone manufacturers do not agree with that view. The current lot of phones pop out of shirt pockets and need both hands to usefully operate. The set of phones you mention are from a breed that is getting extinct. Most of them are on the ‘to be dropped’ list mainly because of lack of vendor support.

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I like using my Samsung s4mini with /e/ pie unofficial.

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Hi @piero for users selling /e/ phones we have a section here. If you are interested in some form of partnership or seller agreement with /e/ you can contact the team at contact@e.email . I will discuss this internally with the team members as well. Not sure we have started such arrangements as yet but guess we should start thinking along those lines.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016 Exynos) “a3xeltexx” SM-A310 F/M/Y isn’t the smallest of the smaller than 5 inch Android™ smartphones. But it has a noble style of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and metal frame.

Dimensions:

  • 134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm (5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)

  • 4.7 inches Super AMOLED Dispaly, display resolution in pixels 720 x 1280 (HD)

Note: in /e/ documentation - Screen: 540x960 (pixel) and Dimensions 130.1 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm do not correspond to the Samsung data sheet specs.


As with stockROM Android™ 7.0 (Nougat), it also supports 128 GB microsSD cards with LOS 17.1 and /e/ OS 9-pie, which can be used either as mobile removable memory or internal memory expansion.

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I’m in too ! I hate large phones… So official builds for Small phones as Pixel 3a I think is a must IMHO

Tks and continue de good work !!!

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you want a small phone, not bigger than a credit card?

The s5mini is also a great device

Nice, but probably a bit too small for my ageing eyes :slight_smile: It’s wasted if I have to carry a pair of glasses as well as my phone.
I still have a Sony Ericsson X10 Mini languishing in a drawer, after I stopped using it when I could no longer read the screen. It came with Android 1.6 (Donut), upgradable to 2.1 (Eclair), so it’s probably not going to run /e/ os very well :slight_smile:

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This is on Kickstarter…

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I have Jelly, the first, and I have also tried to use…but is very smaaaaaaallllllll, and unusable. So, in the end I tried to flash it, but it was my very first time so I bricked it :sweat_smile:

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For near to 5 years, I broswed the web with a 2.4" display (320x240) on my phone, with OperaMini (Java) ; Jelly 2.0 is a gigantic phone !

And since a few years, I’m 7/7 :nerd_face: too…

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i wish a phone like this existed for Android!

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my ex gf had it… pretty cool phone…
Too bad it was apple.

/e/ on iPhones … that would be fun!

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