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I have a Note 3, and the note 7 doesn't sound that great from the reviews I've read. Multiple reports by XDA staff of lag on the snapdragon version. The gorilla glass 5 also seems to scratch more easily than 4 and lower (check youtube scratch tests).

I also don't like the non-removable battery. I don't get a new phone every year, so I'd like to be able to replace the battery if it goes bad. Also.. not being able to replace the battery hurts the resale value 2-3 years down the road.
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I have a Note 3, and the note 7 doesn't sound that great from the reviews I've read. Multiple reports by XDA staff of lag on the snapdragon version. The gorilla glass 5 also seems to scratch more easily than 4 and lower (check youtube scratch tests). I also don't like the non-removable battery.

Yeah, the scratch test is the one thing that concerned me. Something I'm definitely going to keep an eye on since I rarely use screen protectors.
 
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I have a Note 3, and the note 7 doesn't sound that great from the reviews I've read. Multiple reports by XDA staff of lag on the snapdragon version. The gorilla glass 5 also seems to scratch more easily than 4 and lower (check youtube scratch tests).

I also don't like the non-removable battery. I don't get a new phone every year, so I'd like to be able to replace the battery if it goes bad. Also.. not being able to replace the battery hurts the resale value 2-3 years down the road.

2-3 years the resale value of Android phones is terrible lol. For example a new Note 5 was $1050 CAD + 13% TAX, 2 months before Note 7 came out I could find a mint condition Note 5 for $500 CAD. iPhone in the other hand with non-removable battery hold value a lot more.
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How is gaming performance?

It seems IOS still is far smoother
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Gaming is fine, at least for me anyway. I only play Clash Royale and Pokemon Go right now but looking for some new games. Id say on par with my 6plus but I done have any games that would really stress either phone.

I do LOVE using the S Pen and One Note. Just wish I could use One Note with the screen locked.
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Wonder how much I could get for my mint condition Note 5 now on Ebay?
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Wonder how much I could get for my mint condition Note 5 now on Ebay?
$300 before fees if you are lucky.
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I'd take $300, that's about what I was expecting. Gonna buy the Note 7 outright and just keep the Note 5 for the time being. Might give it to my ex-wife who is still using an HTC One M8, but she doesn't really like big phones so we'll see. Either way, the Note 7 will be mine very soon and I can't wait!
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I'd take $300, that's about what I was expecting. Gonna buy the Note 7 outright and just keep the Note 5 for the time being. Might give it to my ex-wife who is still using an HTC One M8, but she doesn't really like big phones so we'll see. Either way, the Note 7 will be mine very soon and I can't wait!
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