There is even discussion about whether smartphones can fully replace professional SLR cameras. We are not sure about this, but they can already shoot no worse than compact cameras .
Now all phones have some kind of camera sensors, and only a few devices are equipped with a camera with two lenses - the main and front. But what if, for any reason, you are not allowed to have a device with a camera? This is where smartphones without a camera come into play! They have all the functions of a basic mobile phone, but are not equipped with a camera.
They can also be a good alternative for older people who want to switch from a push-button gadget to a touch.
In the past, INO has released quite a few smartphones without a camera. INO 5 is the company's latest gadget so far. It works like any other Android smartphone, but simply does not have camera sensors. The device costs about 16,000 rubles and has a 5.5-inch HD-display and a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor. INO 5 also includes 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The battery capacity is 2350 mAh, which can provide decent battery life. INO 5 supports two SIM cards and provides 4G LTE connectivity. In addition, the device also has GPS support and a MicroUSB 2.0 port for charging and a 3.5 mm audio jack for connecting headphones. Although INO 5 does not have the best-in-class features, it is the best alternative for a full-featured Android smartphone. The company also offers free tempered glass protection.
Dupad Story Marshall
The Dupad Story line has several smartphones without cameras. Despite the fact that there are no new products from the company, this model is the most relevant for the brand and is sometimes found on sale. Dupad Story Marshall has decent mid-range specifications and comes in GPS and non-GPS models. Its cost at the start of sales began from 13,000 rubles, and the phone was sold on Amazon and Aliexpress . It has a glossy back cover and a metal case around it. In front is a 5.5-inch Sharp Full HD IPS display .
“Under the hood” is the eight-core MediaTek MT6753 processor combined with 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded up to 32 GB. Since Marshall was launched several years ago, it runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. The device can be used like a regular smartphone, but, of course, without a camera. This is a dual SIM device, it supports 4G LTE network for higher data transfer speeds. The device runs on a non-replaceable 3000 mAh battery and has a thickness of only 7.9 mm.
Price: from 6 100 rub.
ZTE S3003 is one of the most interesting smartphones. It was launched in 2017. Although the device was not introduced outside of China, interesting features made the ZTE S3003 suitable for inclusion in this list. The phone has a plastic case and has curved edges on top and bottom. There are no cameras on it, and the back is a flat gold surface with the ZTE logo. The model has a 5-inch HD display in front and three navigation buttons at the bottom.
The gadget also supports 4G LTE, but we cannot use the Internet on this device. It can only be used to make calls or send texts. Since it has limited functionality, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory is more than enough. The device has only a few applications, such as Call, Contacts, SMS, Settings, Clock and Calendar. Calls and SMS on this device are encrypted. Unlike the above two devices, the ZTE S3003 can be a good touchscreen smartphone for the elderly. Initially, the device was designed only for sales in China.
We tried to collect for you the most modern smartphones without cameras. Unfortunately, at the time of writing, we were able to find on sale with delivery to the Russian Federation only one of these models. If you are more lucky, then write in the comments a store where you can buy a smartphone without a camera and we will add a link to it.