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The Note 7 blew my mind with it's amazing design. Seriously, the Note 7 IMO is the best looking smartphone on the market. Period.

Unfortunately, it also blew up, itself. I'm glad the new ones don't have this "feature". tongue.gif

If Samsung flagship doesn't explode, with its best or best range camera, and using custom ROM like CM13 (I saw too many people got screwed by its ROM after using it like one month), then it should be best kind of android phone.

By the way doesn't iphone 7 sucks under sun light? I did look at some reviews and they claim iphone 6s has great looking under sun light comparing to other flagship phones, but my experience is that My V10 look much more clear (at least I can clearly see what is going on the screen) comparing to my wife's iphone 6s.
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Note series are 6 months outdated in my eyes. Yes specs matter for Android.
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If Samsung flagship doesn't explode, with its best or best range camera, and using custom ROM like CM13 (I saw too many people got screwed by its ROM after using it like one month), then it should be best kind of android phone.

By the way doesn't iphone 7 sucks under sun light? I did look at some reviews and they claim iphone 6s has great looking under sun light comparing to other flagship phones, but my experience is that My V10 look much more clear (at least I can clearly see what is going on the screen) comparing to my wife's iphone 6s.

The 6 was fine in sunlight. But anyway, the 7 gets much brighter.
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Higher resolution LCD displays need a stronger backlight than lower resolution ones, which accounts for why 1440p LCD screens on Android devices were usually less brighter than their 1080p predecessors. This is probably reason number one Apple hasn't gone 1440p; it just isn't worth the worse brightness/screen performance and the higher energy draw just to brag from a spec sheet if it doesnt make an appreciable difference.
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Higher resolution LCD displays need a stronger backlight than lower resolution ones, which accounts for why 1440p LCD screens on Android devices were usually less brighter than their 1080p predecessors. This is probably reason number one Apple hasn't gone 1440p; it just isn't worth the worse brightness/screen performance and the higher energy draw just to brag from a spec sheet if it doesnt make an appreciable difference.
OLED does not have that problem.
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OLED does not have that problem.

Beat me to it! Also, the AMOLED screen on the Note 7 provides 400 NITs more brightness than the iPhone 7 all while delivering an actual true black. There's just no question which display is the best on a smart phone today, its the Note 7. The iPhone has a much better processor and internal storage though.
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Beat me to it! Also, the AMOLED screen on the Note 7 provides 400 NITs more brightness than the iPhone 7 all while delivering an actual true black. There's just no question which display is the best on a smart phone today, its the Note 7. The iPhone has a much better processor and internal storage though.

Have you tried any HDR content? For me Galaxy S8 will probably be my first HDR screen and probably only HDR device for a long time.
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Well I finally got my iPhone 7+ after a LONG wait. Ordered on 9/9, shipped on 9/19, got delayed and held in Korea for 3 days and finally got it on the 24th. Of course me and my bad luck I got a bad one right off the bat! Phone would activate to my carrier no matter what Apple nor my carrier (Sprint) tried. Went back and forth with them all day Saturday and then today and finally talked to the manager at the Apple Store near me who basically said enough is enough we will just swap you phones. Also got a free screen protector out of it so thats nice.

Overall first impressions are VERY nice, the phone feels super premium compared to most android phones (besides Samsung personally). Its also blazing fast with multitasking with zero hiccups loading apps when I havent used them in a while. Havent been able to test out the camera quite yet but really if its anywhere near as good as my Note 5's ill be fine Im not too picky about that. Battery life so far seems decent, like I said havent had a real true day with the phone of usage since it didnt have service for the two days I've had it. The hepatic feedback home button honestly is so good I forget its not a physical button, honestly its that good its crazy. Screen isnt AS nice as my Note 5's but in all honesty I only noticed it when I was watching high quality youtube videos and LOOKING for the differences, in my every day to day usage its a beautiful screen and isnt much down from the Note 5's. All in all so far so good with the iPhone 7+! thumb.gif
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If nothing else, Apple's SoCs continue to impress me. Too bad the same can't be said of Qualcomm as of late.
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If nothing else, Apple's SoCs continue to impress me. Too bad the same can't be said of Qualcomm as of late.

Yea, Apple's chips are the best in the biz. I'd love to know what their secret sauce is to making them so powerful. The A10 + app integration means that they are currently about a generation ahead of the competition.
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