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Originally Posted by HanSomPa View Post

If anyone's interested in pics, my store already got one phone unit in for demos.

http://imgur.com/a/9712u

Here's a link with pictures of the unit and the box. Clearly has the Snapdragon 820

Dang, I wish my Note 5 had come in that real black color rather than the sapphire blue. I like the sapphire just fine but I'd prefer a black phone...
post #82 of 219
Not interested after they removed user replaceable batteries. Nothing else screams built-in obsolescence like removing a feature that greatly extends the overall life and usefulness of a device. Yes, lots of phones, even my HAM2 lack an average user-removable battery. However, Samsung removed a useful, longevity-related feature, and stepping backwards isn't a good way to get money from my pocket.
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or need to make a call/respond to a txt while its raining.
or be infront of the toilet while you're drunk ... who knows where that phone might end up rolleyes.gif
post #84 of 219
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Not interested after they removed user replaceable batteries. Nothing else screams built-in obsolescence like removing a feature that greatly extends the overall life and usefulness of a device. Yes, lots of phones, even my HAM2 lack an average user-removable battery. However, Samsung removed a useful, longevity-related feature, and stepping backwards isn't a good way to get money from my pocket.

Battery is 30% bigger. Tbh, I replace my phone way before it beckmes an issue, but for long term purposes and if you ever get a faulty phone... a removable battery can be extremely useful.

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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Dang, I wish my Note 5 had come in that real black color rather than the sapphire blue. I like the sapphire just fine but I'd prefer a black phone...

I agree. That fake Black stuff was really annoying.
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Got to play with the S7 and S7 Edge in a local Best Buy. The S7 Edge is only slightly bigger than my S6 Edge but feels so good in the hand. The screen also looks a lot more vibrant.
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Got to play with the S7 and S7 Edge in a local Best Buy. The S7 Edge is only slightly bigger than my S6 Edge but feels so good in the hand. The screen also looks a lot more vibrant.

The screen should be the case unless they are running some sort of profile for the store version. For some reason Samsung phones always look good on the store.
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Slightly faster hardware just to run the same dumb apps doe.
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The screen should be the case unless they are running some sort of profile for the store version. For some reason Samsung phones always look good on the store.

Because they turn all the screen settings to the maximum they will go. Brightness, vibrance, etc. It's all at max. The problem is that if you set it to this for everyday use, it will drain your battery very quickly.
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Because they turn all the screen settings to the maximum they will go. Brightness, vibrance, etc. It's all at max. The problem is that if you set it to this for everyday use, it will drain your battery very quickly.

Just the brightness is set to 100%. The people who set up the displays don't know too much about the phones.
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Got my shipping notification from T-Moblie, should arrive by EoD tomorrow. thumb.gif
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