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Originally Posted by Bloodbath View Post

5.5 inches whose this phone made for anyway... King Kong!

The Note 2 has a 5.5" display, and the Note 3 has a 5.7" display. It can be done without being super unwieldy. And I don't need to quote sales figures to show that it's an idea that has caught on with the mainstream.
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Given how much the author seemed to want to emphasize it, Oppo is clearly...




...not playing games.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
YEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!

lachen.gif *hands shades*
Edited by -iceblade^ - 3/8/14 at 6:50am
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I remember that super tough hammer-nails-with-it Oppo Finder from a couple years ago. Did that ever sell in significant numbers?
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post #53 of 71
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post

The Note 2 has a 5.5" display, and the Note 3 has a 5.7" display. It can be done without being super unwieldy. And I don't need to quote sales figures to show that it's an idea that has caught on with the mainstream.
lachen.gif *hands shades*


i'd say the note 3 is pretty unwieldy for the average person. i am not exactly massive (5' 7") but it's definitely impossible for me to use 1-handed and even difficult to hold 1-handed. the note 3 was made for basketball players imo. i think 5" or smaller is a lot more practical for the average person. at least i can hold a 5" phone 1-handed
post #54 of 71
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People still use DVD/CD players? wth.gif

Are you saying that billions of people around the world are currently using blu-ray player?
post #55 of 71
Manufacturers and people are just spec crazy with Android phones.

Maybe it is just me, but the only Android phone I have really liked in a while is the Moto X. It has a good architecture with their X8 mobile computing system. I like the idea much more having the small and very efficient chips to handle tasks with the main dual core to handle everything else. Coupled with a quad core GPU for those tasks. The resolution may not be insane, but at 313ppi it is no slouch either and it's not a battery hog.

I am waiting on the Moto X2 personally.
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I am waiting on the Moto X2 personally.

yes especially after lenovo bought motorola..
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I am waiting on the Moto X2 personally.

yes especially after lenovo bought motorola..

Is there something wrong with that? Lenovo makes good products so I don't see much of an issue with them. Lenovo aside, the Moto X2 is to be launched in summer. Which would indicate that Lenovo had little to do with the phone.
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Is there something wrong with that? Lenovo makes good products so I don't see much of an issue with them. Lenovo aside, the Moto X2 is to be launched in summer. Which would indicate that Lenovo had little to do with the phone.

Motorola under Google was amazing. I just hope that Lenovo don't screw up.
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"Oppo is challenging Samsung"...sorry samsung media...but the top dog right now is the Xperia Z2
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I haven't seen one good chinese phone yet. They always have worse build quality, battery life, screen quality (terrible contrast), and poor camera quality. And forget about having a good CPU or GPU. They put some octa-core CPU in there that actually isn't that great.

By having the camera at 50MP, you're going to have some junk camera. You can't have such a high MP and expect the rest of the performance of the camera to be good. Light won't be captured as well and contrasting scenes will look like junk.

And high resolution screen is just going to kill the battery life. Resolution is not the only thing that matters for screen quality.
You obviously haven't been paying much attention to the mobile scene then because companies such as oppo and gionee are actually making some very good and competitively priced smartphones not to mention that a lot of the flagship phones we use today like the iphone are made in China...
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