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Cheap Android phones and Bad Android phones

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Alley Cat    8
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I had a LG G5 for 15 months. Three nights ago, the phone button suddenly will not place phone in sleep/screen off, so I ran the battery dry then charged phone.  G5 is now Fully charged, screen indicator and green charged light.  Power button does not work, does not turn phone on.  I followed troubleshooting steps, nothing worked.  

 

Salesman at the store said its a known G5 problem.  I am on the hook for $400 for "hardware upgrade"

Naturally I do not truth salesmen.  Was he talking the truth of the LG G5 ?

 

Is there any Android phones to avoid buying ?

I found super cheap Nokia phones running Win 8.1. 

iphones are too expensive and no option to add your own SD card, so I will not buy an iPhone.

 

Any advice, suggestions ?

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Draconian Guppy    13,036

blu brand?

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Alley Cat    8

BLU Advance A4, seems like a great replacement.

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techbeck    6,349

You can probably still pic up some 1st Gen Pixel phones.  Amazon has them for around $300 or so. 

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