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Looks like the only way to get an S7 with Verizon is to switch to one of their new plans and pay full price. Comparable 6gb plan is the same price for me so switching means I'd just be throwing away my phone discount for no reason. Paying $670 for a phone is insane. What to do what to do.

EDIT - I just called Verizon and the rep said the s7 is available with the new contract discount, and it was showing up that way when she looked at the website, but when I look it's not available. Rep also told me the discounted prices and they match the current s6 prices. Maybe internal users see updates before everyone else?

EDIT 2 - Verizon site just updated to offer the s7 with the contract discount. $199/$299.
Edited by Mrip541 - 2/23/16 at 2:03pm
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Bigger battery!

Curious to see what samsung's own case looks like with the increased 3,000+mAH battery!
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Not yet. I wanted to rely on official updates as long as possible.
Do these custom roms have any support for RAW pictures and manual exposure in camera?

I'm actually still on Kit Kat (4.4.2), but there are custom ROMs for both Lollipop (5.0) and Marshmallow (6.0.1). I cannot comment on RAW photos since those were implemented sometime during Lollipop (5.1.1?), so I do not have experience with it. I can do manual exposure (-2 to +2) and ISO settings with my stock camera, but cannot play with aperture settings.
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If my 2gb Data phone has an upgrade avalible, can I upgrade on that phone for the discounted price, and then put the phone on my unlimited line? I am keeping the 2gb data on the other phone either way .

BTW im with verizon.

Thanks
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post #35 of 219
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If my 2gb Data phone has an upgrade avalible, can I upgrade on that phone for the discounted price, and then put the phone on my unlimited line? I am keeping the 2gb data on the other phone either way .

BTW im with verizon.

Thanks
I never had trouble doing what you described on att or verizon. They both have let me upgrade a line then switch numbers. It is called a cross upgrade

call verizon and ask is your best bet. Verizon only takes away the unlimited if you take the discounted upgrade on that line.
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Water proofing doesn't matter at all until you find yourself at a water-park...
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Water proofing doesn't matter at all until you find yourself at a water-park...
or need to make a call/respond to a txt while its raining.
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or need to make a call/respond to a txt while its raining.

You can. I have gotten phones wet many times. I forgot my Nexus 4 in Rain for 1 your and still fine. Use GS6 on the rain all the time.
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You can. I have gotten phones wet many times. I forgot my Nexus 4 in Rain for 1 your and still fine. Use GS6 on the rain all the time.

Yup, i used my note 5 in the shower a few times,
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Ordered an S7 Edge and a super fast Class U3 128GB microSD for it. Combo should be good enough for at least a couple of years.
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