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I'm envious of some of you and how you can get away with such a low cellphone bill.

Verizon Wireless
700 shared mins and unlimited text
Unlimited Data
4GB of Data

165 a month and with Verizon raising the price on grandfathered unlimited plans to 49.99 I'll be in the 180~190 a month and that's with a employer discount lachen.gif

BTW I already preordered a Nexus 6P Frost 128GB right when it opened up and I have a deliver ETA of Nov 5~10.

My older HTC M8 has become nothing but issues as usual since I refuse to root/unlock it. Overtime with all the apps I used turned Android into a slug.

Using a Lumia 735 I bought this month to hold me over since I couldn't stand the M8 anymore and I'm loving it. Its making me reconsider my 6P purchase for a 950XL.

I have the unlimited plan as well. I'm actually thinking of switching to the Nexus 5x and trying Google Fi. I'm paying 85 right now and don't want to pay 105. Part of me doesn't want to get rid of my phone (Moto X) since it works perfectly fine, but a larger part of me wants to ditch Verizon.
 
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post #52 of 109
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I have the unlimited plan as well. I'm actually thinking of switching to the Nexus 5x and trying Google Fi. I'm paying 85 right now and don't want to pay 105. Part of me doesn't want to get rid of my phone (Moto X) since it works perfectly fine, but a larger part of me wants to ditch Verizon.

Paying around $120 with ATnT (15GB shared plan with my gf, $60 each person). This price includes a corporate discount I get through my job and some deal ATnT gave me to leave my grandfathered unlimited data. I didn't want to lose the unlimited data but looking at my monthly data usage I was averaging 5GBs so might as well save some money.
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I love me some Straight Talk with ATTs sim. $45 a month, unlimited everything except for 5gb of LTE which is enough for me and best of all on ATTs network which is excellent in my area.

Going to give Google Fi a try though I doubt it can beat that per month.
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I have the unlimited plan as well. I'm actually thinking of switching to the Nexus 5x and trying Google Fi. I'm paying 85 right now and don't want to pay 105. Part of me doesn't want to get rid of my phone (Moto X) since it works perfectly fine, but a larger part of me wants to ditch Verizon.

Yeah my friend is on Straight Talk ATM with his Nexus 6 and he's got a Project Fi sim on the way.

I really can't switch because of my data consumption. Sometimes I really hog it up with youtube and netflix streams, hitting anywhere from 30~xxGB per month. So if I switch no plan can match what Verizon offers...
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Got my 64gb Nexus 5 in, it's better than it thought it would be (given the specs). Fingerprint scanner actually works perfectly too!
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Love the 5x. I have it on Fi.

The Fi program could use some work though.

First they thanked me for signing up and said I'd get 50% off of a case in the Google store. The email was supposed to come by at least the time the phone shipped. Didn't receive that until my device actually arrived. The best part was, the discount only applied to a third party case, okay somewhat misleading but whatever.

Nexus protect, awesome idea. Why is it not available through the Fi program? That's head scratching pants on head, you know...

Love the device, Google's service is lacking ATM.
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Fi makes no sense right now. It's more expensive than Cricket, Metro PCS, T-Mobile $30 pre-paid, and a lot of others. Maybe when they go 1GB / $5 rather than 1GB / $10
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Fi makes no sense right now. It's more expensive than Cricket, Metro PCS, T-Mobile $30 pre-paid, and a lot of others. Maybe when they go 1GB / $5 rather than 1GB / $10
It makes sense for me. They'll refund me if I don't use all of the data, and there's a ton of Google certified high-speed WiFi networks in my city that save me on data.
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I'm honestly stuck between the Note 5 and the 6P as my next phone, but in every review I have read the hardware of the Note 5 supposedly walks all over the 6P. I'm not sure what to do. redface.gif

- Insan1tyOne

The Note 5 is so far above and beyond any other phone I have ever owned that its not even close. I really loved my M8 last year but this thing is just incredible. Camera is getting dangerously close to my Nikon DSLR in some situations, the stylus works brilliantly and the screen is the best there is on a phone IMO. Not to mention the miniscule bezels which make my 5.7" Note 5 only very slightly bigger than my 5" M8...
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The Note 5 is so far above and beyond any other phone I have ever owned that its not even close. I really loved my M8 last year but this thing is just incredible. Camera is getting dangerously close to my Nikon DSLR in some situations, the stylus works brilliantly and the screen is the best there is on a phone IMO. Not to mention the miniscule bezels which make my 5.7" Note 5 only very slightly bigger than my 5" M8...

M8 was average thats why Note 5 seems good. I just can't use a Samsung phone because of OS. Only Pure Android or iOS for me.
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