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Volla Phone as alternative to mainstream Android and iOS

Oct. 25, 2021 -

Nearly all folks I know use iOS or Android from a mainstream smartphone brand, yet alternatives still exist! The German Volla Phone prides itself to be a worthy option for those who value privacy and freedom. I bought one to experience it firsthand, read along for my thoughts!

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Syncing my photos to my NAS using Syncopoly, a rsync client for Android
Syncing my photos to my NAS using Syncopoly, a rsync client for Android
Its main camera shoots nice photos, especially when light conditions are fair
Its main camera shoots nice photos, especially when light conditions are fair
Volla Phone comes with a charger, USB-C cable and a transparent case
Volla Phone comes with a charger, USB-C cable and a transparent case
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