The reason you want this phone is not because it does all the fancy things smartphone do now - you want it because it continues to be the most durable phone on the market. If your goal is to text and make calls, why fuss with everything else? The benefit here is that you don't need to add anything to the phone to get high level durability. No otterboxes. Not even an insurance plan. This phone will do everything you really need, not bother with the rest you really don't, and provide you with long lasting use. Battery Life It doesn't do anything, so the battery has a long life. Doesn't eat up battery life using Wi-Fi all day long. Durability Come on, this phone defines 10 out of 10 durability. Ease of Use Makes calls, sends texts. Not difficult!