IMEI is used when authenticating with a cell tower, but also when a phone is stolen. If you have it it can be blacklisted on all networks. I believe it is required to be included with phone documentation buut most companies just put it on a sticker on the box.
I like handhelds, keyboards, long battery life and open source.
Sadly the combination of those things is hard to find. Pinephone has a shot if the keyboard and battery life both get there.
It also has extras with the buttons, no fan, 4g and ptitseb.
Yep that's why I bought a pmOS edition a while back.
Regarding the render. Seems like they basically put it out for bid. Once the prototype is done, provided it is to their liking, they will award the contract so expect that render to be very much changed from the final form.
You forgot a few other reasons
If I were somewhere else in the world though I literally would not be able to get the medication I regularly take due to cost as nationalized systems approve medications based on cost and severity/lethality. In the US I get my medication, and it's...