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confirmed pricing for the Galaxy S6.

 

Galaxy S6
 
32GB – $999
64GB – $1149
128GB – $1299
 
Galaxy S6 Edge
 
32GB – $1149
64GB – $1299
128GB – $1449
 
Go get fucked samsung.  :up:

 

From my research the S6 Edge is just the same phone with a sloped edge screen which can project an image.... are they seriously saying it's worth $200 more? I know morons like gimmicks but surely they are fucken kidding themselves.

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confirmed pricing for the Galaxy S6.

 

Galaxy S6
 
32GB – $999
64GB – $1149
128GB – $1299
 
Galaxy S6 Edge
 
32GB – $1149
64GB – $1299
128GB – $1449
 
Go get fucked samsung.  :up:

 

From my research the S6 Edge is just the same phone with a sloped edge screen which can project an image.... are they seriously saying it's worth $200 more? I know morons like gimmicks but surely they are fucken kidding themselves.

 

 

 

Go get fucked samsung.  :up:

 

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confirmed pricing for the Galaxy S6.

 

Galaxy S6

 

32GB – $999

64GB – $1149

128GB – $1299

 

Galaxy S6 Edge

 

32GB – $1149

64GB – $1299

128GB – $1449

 

Go get fucked samsung.  :up:

From my research the S6 Edge is just the same phone with a sloped edge screen which can project an image.... are they seriously saying it's worth $200 more? I know morons like gimmicks but surely they are fucken kidding themselves.

Mate I need the latest forex rates on the edge of my phone constantly, make that $200 back in one successful trade. Good investment.

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Optus offering the S6 on their 80 per month plan. 

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Tempted to recontract early but it costs too much right now, might give it another month or two. I'm going to get that 'new phone feeling' thing this time, looking worth it for $10/mo since I get bored so easily.

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Tempted to recontract early but it costs too much right now, might give it another month or two. I'm going to get that 'new phone feeling' thing this time, looking worth it for $10/mo since I get bored so easily.

Flashed my phone twice in a week... lol

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Not really a smartphone question but fuck it, close enough

 

What's the best notebook I can get for a reasonable price?

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Not really a smartphone question but fuck it, close enough

 

What's the best notebook I can get for a reasonable price?

 

 

Whats a reasonable price?

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Lollipop update is horrible. Phones locked up 3 times, stupid memory notification that I can't disable and an additional swipe needed to unlock my phone which I can't seem to disable

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So I reckon I'll get a new phone, repairing screen costs like 270 while early recontract is around 440 plus I can surely get like 150 for it on ebay even with a broken screen, so it works out the same financially.

Problem is no expandable memory on the s6, i just bought a high end 64gb microsd card a couple months ago. Not only that, I need that 64gb space, it's great.

HTC One M9 just seems too inferior.

While the LG G4 could be the go, slightly inferior to the s6 but expandable memory makes up for that plus it should be cheaper. But probably another month until it's released, can waiting that long.

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ask yourself...

 

"Why do i need the S6"?

 

BTW, don't look at specs alone. Look at real world stats and figures. They all pretty much work the same with the same speed.

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ask yourself...

 

"Why do i need the S6"?

 

BTW, don't look at specs alone. Look at real world stats and figures. They all pretty much work the same with the same speed.

Well, compared to the HTC One m9, it's better where it counts, camera, battery life, etc.

Like I said, not a lot better than the LG G4 and the expandable memory makes up for it, but the problem with the LG is it won't be released for at least a month.

Of course, as I've said many times on here, Samsung's biggest selling point over the other Android manufacturers is that they have a shop you can walk into and get help with your phone get a same day repair or replacement if there is a problem, etc.

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ask yourself...

 

"Why do i need the S6"?

 

BTW, don't look at specs alone. Look at real world stats and figures. They all pretty much work the same with the same speed.

Well, compared to the HTC One m9, it's better where it counts, camera, battery life, etc.

Like I said, not a lot better than the LG G4 and the expandable memory makes up for it, but the problem with the LG is it won't be released for at least a month.

Of course, as I've said many times on here, Samsung's biggest selling point over the other Android manufacturers is that they have a shop you can walk into and get help with your phone get a same day repair or replacement if there is a problem, etc.

 

Got the S6 just before heading overseas as I wanted a phone that I could take some decent pics on while away. Very happy so far. Battery life is good. All large display smartphones are thirsty but the S6 has impressed me so far. I also thought the 'Fast Charging' feature was gonna be a gimmick but it does actually seem a lot quicker than any other smartphone I've had. The non-expandable storage was something that I was worried about too but I had to settle in the end. 

 

All in all: :up:

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I'd actually have a note 4 over any other phone on the market, I didn't mention it as it is prohibitively expensive to buy outright and is generally regarded as a phablet.

 

 

I have it and it is horrible. Worst mistake I have ever made. 

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ask yourself...

 

"Why do i need the S6"?

 

BTW, don't look at specs alone. Look at real world stats and figures. They all pretty much work the same with the same speed.

Well, compared to the HTC One m9, it's better where it counts, camera, battery life, etc.

Like I said, not a lot better than the LG G4 and the expandable memory makes up for it, but the problem with the LG is it won't be released for at least a month.

Of course, as I've said many times on here, Samsung's biggest selling point over the other Android manufacturers is that they have a shop you can walk into and get help with your phone get a same day repair or replacement if there is a problem, etc.

 

Got the S6 just before heading overseas as I wanted a phone that I could take some decent pics on while away. Very happy so far. Battery life is good. All large display smartphones are thirsty but the S6 has impressed me so far. I also thought the 'Fast Charging' feature was gonna be a gimmick but it does actually seem a lot quicker than any other smartphone I've had. The non-expandable storage was something that I was worried about too but I had to settle in the end. 

 

All in all: :up:

 

Which phone are you running with now? 

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I have the m9. Like everything but camera needs an update to optimize it. It's build quality is what is expected from HTC.

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if that was directed at me deviate, I have the s5 now. As I stated, only reason I'm upgrading is because if I dont upgrade I'd need to get the screen fixed anyway, and it works out financially about the same. No way would I upgrade from s5 to s6 otherwise, not much difference.

Definitely keener on the LG G4 though, but for of a number of reasons I'm not sure I can wait a month. I'll wait till my bill cycle is over since then the early recontract is cheaper, and decide what I'm doing then.

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S5 is a good phone mate. In comparison to the s6, it's more so a 'bang for your buck' purchase.

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Yep, and the 16gig is perfect because expandable memory.

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http://www.anandtech.com/is the best site for unbiased mobile phone info. It often takes them a little while to get their reviews up but they're worth the wait. Edited by Imperial Pints

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If I do get the s6 I'm probably going to get the 128GB one.

Anyone interested in a 2-3 month old Samsung EVO Micro SDXC 64GB UHS-I Memory Card for their phone? Will take $35 for it.

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Not a bad deal... But only If you keep the date on it

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Got my z3 replaced. Dropped it and cracked the screen, told them I had it in my pocket while carrying bricks and that is how I cracked it.

Full replacement free of charge.

Mind you optus sent it to Armadale WA first.

Chalk that up as a win for ole sheepy.

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effective.

Power

لُلُصّبُلُلصّبُررً ॣ ॣh ॣ ॣ

All that needs to be said... Android > Apple

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So, did anyone end up going through with the purchase of the G4?

Thoughts, feelings, ideas?

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So, did anyone end up going through with the purchase of the G4?

Thoughts, feelings, ideas?

Didn't end up doing it as i'd like to strike just after my monthly bill as thats when my handset repayment reduces, but I usually forget at the time. Got my bill today, so back to thinking about it for the next few days, tempting.

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Decided to take the plunge anyway.

Battery has gone down 22% since 1pm, so considering my iphone 5 would have been dead by now im already having a win.

Havent given it a proper once over yet but screen and camera look spot on so far.

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The G4 now is bang for buck. 

As further models come out, the price on these one's flagships reduce, as with every device. 

The allure of a 'brand new phone' is still relevant as not many people know anything apart from apple and samsung.

You walk around with a LG G4 and people will ask you "Is that the new Samsung?" lol. fuck around and say 'Nah, it's the new apple". 

 

Furthermore, hold down on your screen and get a submenu. then create a buzzword like force touch. Tell them it's revolutionary. what a joke.

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G4's battery life is the tits. Charged it three times in 10 days for the same usage as opposed to every 6-8 hours.

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G4's battery life is the tits. Charged it three times in 10 days for the same usage as opposed to every 6-8 hours.

Excellent battery usage for your live twitter updates BT50.

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Excellent battery usage for your live twitter updates BT50.

The world is a better place.

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Just got the iphone 6s Plus  and have been playing around with it. I switched from a note 4 as I got a bit sick of android.

 

So far very impressed, still have to get used to going back to iOS but the 3d touch is pretty cool. Its hard to get used to it as you think to press down hard and hold it but its not quite that more like a hard tap.

 

Best thing about the touch is that if you push on the keyboard hard it comes up as a pad so you can put the text cursor where ever you want, very useful, I have always been frustrated with trying to put it inbetween letters.

The finger print sensor is amazingly quick now, like as soon as you put your finger on it it unlocks. It can actually be a little annoying since my first reaction to see a notification is to press the home button to see it, but it unlocks instead.

Anyway its typical apple, fast and it always works without a hassel 

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Just got the iphone 6s Plus  and have been playing around with it. I switched from a note 4 as I got a bit sick of android.

 

So far very impressed, still have to get used to going back to iOS but the 3d touch is pretty cool. Its hard to get used to it as you think to press down hard and hold it but its not quite that more like a hard tap.

 

Best thing about the touch is that if you push on the keyboard hard it comes up as a pad so you can put the text cursor where ever you want, very useful, I have always been frustrated with trying to put it inbetween letters.

The finger print sensor is amazingly quick now, like as soon as you put your finger on it it unlocks. It can actually be a little annoying since my first reaction to see a notification is to press the home button to see it, but it unlocks instead.

Anyway its typical apple, fast and it always works without a hassel 

This is the only Hassel my phone has:

https://coprocinephilia.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/hoff1.jpg

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LG G4 arrived. Good looking phone (I have leather brown, all other versions are inferior). Nice size and feels pretty light. Will have a play with it later.

New smartphone every 6 months crew checking in.

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Nexus 5X looks pretty good. Similar guts to the g4 but a lower res screen which should aid performance. Stock android will fly along + it'll launch with 6.0 (marshmallow) as its o.s. If history is any guide it should be quite affordable also.

Max 32gb storage will probably be a deal breaker for a lot of people though

https://www.google.com/intl/en_au/nexus/5x/

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Nexus 5X looks pretty good. Similar guts to the g4 but a lower res screen which should aid performance. Stock android will fly along + it'll launch with 6.0 (marshmallow) as its o.s. If history is any guide it should be quite affordable also.

Max 32gb storage will probably be a deal breaker for a lot of people though

https://www.google.com/intl/en_au/nexus/5x/

The G4 should be compared to the 6P not the 5X. 5X is a different class of phone, it's competing with $200 Chinese android phones not with the G4 or S6. (Ironically though the 6p is the Chinese phone and the 5X is made by LG so dunno what's going on there).

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