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What is a Feature Phone?

A feature phone is a type of mobile phone that has more features than a standard basic mobile phone but is not equivalent to a smartphone.

Feature phones can make and receive calls, send text messages and provide some of the advanced features found on a smartphone.

Feature phones generally support a VGA camera of 2 Megapixel.
But they don’t give you the option to install third-party apps on the phone, but some phones may come with dedicated pre-installed third-party apps like Youtube, Whatsapp, Facebook etc to attract larger audience.

Feature phones were primarily designed for consumers who want a basic functional mobile phone but don’t need those high end specs and features in their day to day use.

Feature phones are also known as dumbphones, a retronym to contrast them with smartphones.

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