Recent recommendation for best inexpensive phone for CommCare

Hi all,

The Boston Univ School of Public mHealth class developed an application for
medical dosing in Guatemala that is being implemented this summer by a
group of Harvard Medical Students. They are in need of a recommendation for
the best low-cost candybar-style phone to run CommCare on. Can anyone make
a recommendation based on recent models? They were considering using the
Nokia 301.2.

Thanks!
Jon

··· ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Ben Arevalo Date: Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM Subject: need recommendation for mHealth phone model (mentee of Dan Palazuelos) To: Jonathan Cc: J Bradley Segal

Hello Jonathan,

My name is Ben Arevalo and I am working on the mHealth project with Brad
Segal at Primeros Pasos this summer (Dan Palazuelos is our mentor). Our
colleagues at BUSPH developed a great app using CommCare, but the phones
that were donated to our project are not unlocked and so we are unable to
use them.

Dan said that you would probably be the best person to recommend a
particular model of phone that would run CommCare apps smoothly/relatively
quickly. Do you have any recommendations for phones that are compatible and
cost effective? I am tentatively looking at the NOKIA 301.2, but I really
am unsure how useful it will be… Any advise would be appreciated.

Thank you so much,

J. Ben Arevalo
M.D. Candidate | 2017
Harvard Medical School
© 623.205.2327

Adding in the Ben and Brad from HMS so that they’ll see your responses…

··· -- Jonathan Payne, MS 615.579.5413 skype: jonathandavidpayne

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Jonathan Payne paynejd@gmail.com wrote:

Hi all,

The Boston Univ School of Public mHealth class developed an application
for medical dosing in Guatemala that is being implemented this summer by a
group of Harvard Medical Students. They are in need of a recommendation for
the best low-cost candybar-style phone to run CommCare on. Can anyone make
a recommendation based on recent models? They were considering using the
Nokia 301.2.

Thanks!
Jon

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ben Arevalo ben_arevalo@hms.harvard.edu
Date: Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM
Subject: need recommendation for mHealth phone model (mentee of Dan
Palazuelos)
To: Jonathan paynejd@gmail.com
Cc: J Bradley Segal JBradley_Segal@hms.harvard.edu

Hello Jonathan,

My name is Ben Arevalo and I am working on the mHealth project with Brad
Segal at Primeros Pasos this summer (Dan Palazuelos is our mentor). Our
colleagues at BUSPH developed a great app using CommCare, but the phones
that were donated to our project are not unlocked and so we are unable to
use them.

Dan said that you would probably be the best person to recommend a
particular model of phone that would run CommCare apps smoothly/relatively
quickly. Do you have any recommendations for phones that are compatible and
cost effective? I am tentatively looking at the NOKIA 301.2, but I really
am unsure how useful it will be… Any advise would be appreciated.

Thank you so much,

J. Ben Arevalo
M.D. Candidate | 2017
Harvard Medical School
© 623.205.2327

We’ve had good luck with Nokia C2s in Guatemala, with ~300 being used by
CHWs with CommCare in rural Guatemala; however, I doubt these are still
available from Tigo.

We expect to replace ~200 of the C2s with Huawei Ascend G510 Android
phones, and you would be welcome to have a few C2s if the timing works out.

Ray

··· On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Jonathan Payne wrote:

Hi all,

The Boston Univ School of Public mHealth class developed an application
for medical dosing in Guatemala that is being implemented this summer by a
group of Harvard Medical Students. They are in need of a recommendation for
the best low-cost candybar-style phone to run CommCare on. Can anyone make
a recommendation based on recent models? They were considering using the
Nokia 301.2.

Thanks!
Jon

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ben Arevalo ben_arevalo@hms.harvard.edu
Date: Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM
Subject: need recommendation for mHealth phone model (mentee of Dan
Palazuelos)
To: Jonathan paynejd@gmail.com
Cc: J Bradley Segal JBradley_Segal@hms.harvard.edu

Hello Jonathan,

My name is Ben Arevalo and I am working on the mHealth project with Brad
Segal at Primeros Pasos this summer (Dan Palazuelos is our mentor). Our
colleagues at BUSPH developed a great app using CommCare, but the phones
that were donated to our project are not unlocked and so we are unable to
use them.

Dan said that you would probably be the best person to recommend a
particular model of phone that would run CommCare apps smoothly/relatively
quickly. Do you have any recommendations for phones that are compatible and
cost effective? I am tentatively looking at the NOKIA 301.2, but I really
am unsure how useful it will be… Any advise would be appreciated.

Thank you so much,

J. Ben Arevalo
M.D. Candidate | 2017
Harvard Medical School
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Ray Brunsting, CTO, Tula Foundation / www.tula.org

Hey Jon and team,

Here’s a link to our list of recommended phones:
https://wiki.commcarehq.org/display/commcarepublic/Recommended+Phones+and+Choosing+a+Phone

Other people might know which are the cheapest to procure in Guatemala
though.

Thanks,

-A

··· On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Jonathan Payne wrote:

Adding in the Ben and Brad from HMS so that they’ll see your responses…


Jonathan Payne, MS
615.579.5413
skype: jonathandavidpayne

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Jonathan Payne paynejd@gmail.com wrote:

Hi all,

The Boston Univ School of Public mHealth class developed an application
for medical dosing in Guatemala that is being implemented this summer by a
group of Harvard Medical Students. They are in need of a recommendation for
the best low-cost candybar-style phone to run CommCare on. Can anyone make
a recommendation based on recent models? They were considering using the
Nokia 301.2.

Thanks!
Jon

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ben Arevalo ben_arevalo@hms.harvard.edu
Date: Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM
Subject: need recommendation for mHealth phone model (mentee of Dan
Palazuelos)
To: Jonathan paynejd@gmail.com
Cc: J Bradley Segal JBradley_Segal@hms.harvard.edu

Hello Jonathan,

My name is Ben Arevalo and I am working on the mHealth project with Brad
Segal at Primeros Pasos this summer (Dan Palazuelos is our mentor). Our
colleagues at BUSPH developed a great app using CommCare, but the phones
that were donated to our project are not unlocked and so we are unable to
use them.

Dan said that you would probably be the best person to recommend a
particular model of phone that would run CommCare apps smoothly/relatively
quickly. Do you have any recommendations for phones that are compatible and
cost effective? I am tentatively looking at the NOKIA 301.2, but I really
am unsure how useful it will be… Any advise would be appreciated.

Thank you so much,

J. Ben Arevalo
M.D. Candidate | 2017
Harvard Medical School
© 623.205.2327


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*Andrea Fletcher, MPH | Senior *Field Manager | Dimagi, Inc.
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Thanks all for your very helpful advice! I will let Ben follow up on this
directly but really appreciate the feedback.

Best,
Jon

··· On Jun 3, 2014 3:19 PM, "Ray Brunsting" wrote:

We’ve had good luck with Nokia C2s in Guatemala, with ~300 being used by
CHWs with CommCare in rural Guatemala; however, I doubt these are still
available from Tigo.

We expect to replace ~200 of the C2s with Huawei Ascend G510 Android
phones, and you would be welcome to have a few C2s if the timing works out.

Ray

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Jonathan Payne paynejd@gmail.com wrote:

Hi all,

The Boston Univ School of Public mHealth class developed an application
for medical dosing in Guatemala that is being implemented this summer by a
group of Harvard Medical Students. They are in need of a recommendation for
the best low-cost candybar-style phone to run CommCare on. Can anyone make
a recommendation based on recent models? They were considering using the
Nokia 301.2.

Thanks!
Jon

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ben Arevalo ben_arevalo@hms.harvard.edu
Date: Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM
Subject: need recommendation for mHealth phone model (mentee of Dan
Palazuelos)
To: Jonathan paynejd@gmail.com
Cc: J Bradley Segal JBradley_Segal@hms.harvard.edu

Hello Jonathan,

My name is Ben Arevalo and I am working on the mHealth project with Brad
Segal at Primeros Pasos this summer (Dan Palazuelos is our mentor). Our
colleagues at BUSPH developed a great app using CommCare, but the phones
that were donated to our project are not unlocked and so we are unable to
use them.

Dan said that you would probably be the best person to recommend a
particular model of phone that would run CommCare apps smoothly/relatively
quickly. Do you have any recommendations for phones that are compatible and
cost effective? I am tentatively looking at the NOKIA 301.2, but I really
am unsure how useful it will be… Any advise would be appreciated.

Thank you so much,

J. Ben Arevalo
M.D. Candidate | 2017
Harvard Medical School
© 623.205.2327


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Hey Jon,

Though not on that list, another phone you might want to consider is the
moto e. It’s a bit more expensive but has gotten great reviews. Not sure if
you are committed to j2me though.

http://www.motorola.com/us/consumers/shop-all-mobile-phones/Moto-E/moto-e.html

thanks,
Cory

··· On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 3:08 PM, Andrea Fletcher wrote:

Hey Jon and team,

Here’s a link to our list of recommended phones:
https://wiki.commcarehq.org/display/commcarepublic/Recommended+Phones+and+Choosing+a+Phone

Other people might know which are the cheapest to procure in Guatemala
though.

Thanks,

-A

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Jonathan Payne paynejd@gmail.com wrote:

Adding in the Ben and Brad from HMS so that they’ll see your responses…


Jonathan Payne, MS
615.579.5413
skype: jonathandavidpayne

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Jonathan Payne paynejd@gmail.com wrote:

Hi all,

The Boston Univ School of Public mHealth class developed an application
for medical dosing in Guatemala that is being implemented this summer by a
group of Harvard Medical Students. They are in need of a recommendation for
the best low-cost candybar-style phone to run CommCare on. Can anyone make
a recommendation based on recent models? They were considering using the
Nokia 301.2.

Thanks!
Jon

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ben Arevalo ben_arevalo@hms.harvard.edu
Date: Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM
Subject: need recommendation for mHealth phone model (mentee of Dan
Palazuelos)
To: Jonathan paynejd@gmail.com
Cc: J Bradley Segal JBradley_Segal@hms.harvard.edu

Hello Jonathan,

My name is Ben Arevalo and I am working on the mHealth project with Brad
Segal at Primeros Pasos this summer (Dan Palazuelos is our mentor). Our
colleagues at BUSPH developed a great app using CommCare, but the phones
that were donated to our project are not unlocked and so we are unable to
use them.

Dan said that you would probably be the best person to recommend a
particular model of phone that would run CommCare apps smoothly/relatively
quickly. Do you have any recommendations for phones that are compatible and
cost effective? I am tentatively looking at the NOKIA 301.2, but I really
am unsure how useful it will be… Any advise would be appreciated.

Thank you so much,

J. Ben Arevalo
M.D. Candidate | 2017
Harvard Medical School
© 623.205.2327


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