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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #60 on: July 02, 2017, 04:34:47 pm »
Nope we don't need a pocket full of SIM's .. in fact they've just got rid of roaming charges in the EU (now we're leaving .. kinda, maybe, a little, eventually, sorta) :)

Ooops, murraymint just beat me to it :)
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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #61 on: July 02, 2017, 04:38:36 pm »
The EU is supposed to be free roaming now, if you get one EU SIM then you can use it anywhere in the EU for the same rate, in theory.

No more sharing your SIMs with your buds, eh ?   :)

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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #62 on: July 03, 2017, 09:16:25 am »
There are plenty of phones out there, other than Samsung, to give the iPhone a run for it's money

The One+ 5 works for me - it's the Best Smart phone I have bought to date.  Blisteringly fast.   ;D

people just have to get over their fears of China snooping

I believe JosephD has one too.

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LG seems to be a pretty solid contender too.  We sell a lot of LG phones where I work.  In fact, my phone is an LG.  It's even around the same size as an iPhone, in case you don't want to carry a Samsung tablet phone around.

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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #63 on: July 04, 2017, 02:26:40 am »
LG seems to be a pretty solid contender too.  We sell a lot of LG phones where I work.  In fact, my phone is an LG.  It's even around the same size as an iPhone, in case you don't want to carry a Samsung tablet phone around.

Yeah, few smartphone manufacturers seem to remember us guys.  Although I don't begrudge any gal who wants to carry a phablet in her purse, I wish these smartphone manufacturers would also remember us guys who like to carry our phones in our pockets.  I prefer not having to wear a holster when I carry a phone.
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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #64 on: July 04, 2017, 10:19:05 am »
Yeah, few smartphone manufacturers seem to remember us guys.  Although I don't begrudge any gal who wants to carry a phablet in her purse, I wish these smartphone manufacturers would also remember us guys who like to carry our phones in our pockets.  I prefer not having to wear a holster when I carry a phone.

That's one thing I love about my little LG phone, it slides right into my back pocket and isn't a burden.

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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #65 on: July 04, 2017, 10:53:31 am »
I thought phablets were for guys with massive hands, so we can just hold them normally like you would a phone :-\



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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #66 on: July 04, 2017, 12:18:35 pm »
That's exactly what I'm afraid of, murraymint! ;D

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I'm still hanging in there with my little LG Realm, but it's only a matter of time before I'll have to give it up.  What I'm seeing is more and more guys everyday with phone holsters for their larger phones.  But that's a path I want to avoid going down if I possibly can. ;)
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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #67 on: July 04, 2017, 01:47:40 pm »
I thought phablets were for guys with massive hands, so we can just hold them normally like you would a phone :-\

I have pretty big hands.  I can hold a 7-inch tablet up to my ear quite easily. (I literally just verified this) Doesn't mean I want to, though.  :P

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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #68 on: July 04, 2017, 02:30:03 pm »
Yep, I've got a Samsung in that form factor and I can confirm you feel bloody stupid if you have to speak into it in public  :-[

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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #69 on: July 04, 2017, 02:51:07 pm »
@zebedeeboss yep I'm enjoying the new OnePlus 5. The reading mode is a killer feature. No bloatware just a One Plus "community" forum app that you can uninstall.

If any of you were a fan of the Nexus line I'd suggest giving it a look. Motorola is another good option too.

As for the orginal article it's ironic what happened to Samsung's note 7 soon after it was posted.
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Re: Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination
« Reply #70 on: July 04, 2017, 05:02:04 pm »
@zebedeeboss yep I'm enjoying the new OnePlus 5. The reading mode is a killer feature. No bloatware just a One Plus "community" forum app that you can uninstall.

If any of you were a fan of the Nexus line I'd suggest giving it a look. Motorola is another good option too.

As for the orginal article it's ironic what happened to Samsung's note 7 soon after it was posted.

I've been looking at the onePlus5 josephD, what's the battery life like? I see the Galaxy Note 8 is set to release in not too distant future... the S8 Edge is actually smaller than my Note 4, so size isn't an issue, but that battery & cost are... https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2017/07/03/samsung-galaxy-note8-leak-rumor-battery-power/#43742b451afc

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