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What I want is something like the OnePlus 3, but with a real USB-C jack for charging, not the Dash thing (I want my already purchased USB-C cables to work), and an expandable SD slot for my 256GB microsd card.

Something like that will get me to replace my Nexus 6P. Anything less and I'll hold out.
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Rest in peace, Note 7... we hardly knew ye...

I wished I bought it and then get full refund and free SD card.
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I wished I bought it and then get full refund and free SD card.

I got a full refund on the phone and VR. I was able to keep the phone and two promo SD cards.
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If you want to make money someday... keep the phone, keep it safe. Sell it for $1200 in 10 years or so as it will be SO rare to find one that wasn't refunded and crushed. Profit.



BTW, what are they gonna do with all the returns? Bury them in New Mexico like Atari did with all those E.T carts?
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I used a MicroSD card because... After how many times I have rooted my phone and reset it, it is very helpful to have those files right there in a place on the phone that doesn't get wiped.
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If you want to make money someday... keep the phone, keep it safe. Sell it for $1200 in 10 years or so as it will be SO rare to find one that wasn't refunded and crushed. Profit.



BTW, what are they gonna do with all the returns? Bury them in New Mexico like Atari did with all those E.T carts?

Sounds like a plan.

Smartphones have rare materials used to create the screen along with gold and other metals for the processors and pins.
You will see these recycled parts in the S8 and Note 8. It's the reason why Apple is willing to do trade in deals for older models. It's easier to recycle than to mine.
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Good Choice, they will bounce back with a better product.
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Ill keep my replaceable battery and SD card.

I run into too many spots where I dont have reliable connection / speed and/or planes. I like my 1080p animu to be local

Also data caps and train WiFi cost money. Not much reason for me to pay for that when I can just load the data at home
    
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So how long do I have to wait until I get to replace my replacement phone without having to pay a restocking fee?
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Can some one explain why will someone buy a Note 7 instead of S7 Edge? They are almost the exact phone minus the Iris and Stylus.

For some reason, I haven't been a fan of the Edge line. The screen curves are a little too extreme and IMO cause a little too much distortion when watching video or viewing pictures. The Note 7 obviously is effected by this as well, but it's less distracting than the S7 Edge.

I went to pick up a new phone yesterday to go ahead and cut my losses and wait until I hear official word of when to return my phone and not get hassled to death. I decided between the S7 and HTC 10, and while I like the Note 7, the software differences even in TouchWiz between the S7/S7E and the Note7 were enough to keep me away. That and I was more willing to give up wireless charging than USB-C. That being said, hopefully the S8 is a great improvement of all these things.

Only thing I can see to complain about right now is the screen not being nearly as nice as the Super AMOLED of the Note7, but it's still good. As others have said, I'm not too impressed with the other offerings of Android currently.
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Sucks because every other phone sucks in comparison. Oh well, I made out like a bandit with all the promos.

Same...glad to be able to use the mSD card in my new device and I can make a quick sale on the GearVR at work for at least $50.
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PSA: vzn customers, check your statements for upgrade elibility and bill credits! I haven't returned mine, $ credited back, and have upgrade elibility ☺

I noticed this as I was getting my new phone yesterday., but I figured it was because I deactivated and activated a new device (bought outright instead of doing the installments this time). I do have another bill credit, but I'll probably have to go back to Best Buy to get my lump sum down payment amount back.
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I just paid off my Note 4 and I was looking forward to the Note 7 until the stories about fire hazards popped up. I can wait until the Note 8, if not later.

8/8 gr8 note8 m8

....couldn't help myself tongue.gif
 
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