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I tried the V20 as really was no impressed. It does not sell well for a reason. Very disappointed the camera. It was so hard to make much difference vs my LG G3. GS6 I had took way better photos.

From the reviews i've seen, the V20 really shine when using it in manual adjusting iso/shutter speed and focus peaking.
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Yea, I remember that about trying out my friend's GearVR. It was cool, but the pixelation was real.

I'm conflicted. I could sell my iPhone 7 128GB model, pay off what I have left on it, and use my Note 4 until the S8 is released.

...or, I could be perfectly happy with my iPhone 7 (which has been amazing since the day I got it) and wait for the next generation of Samsung phone.


Such a dilemma.

Just saying, if the GearVR was "cool", the HTC Vive would be... unexplainable alien orgasm by comparison. tongue.gif

That being said, there is still some SDE on the Vive, but the actual VR experience of the Vive makes you forget that there is even SDE at all, again, GearVR is cool, but Vive is Mass Effect technology by comparison.
     
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From the reviews i've seen, the V20 really shine when using it in manual adjusting iso/shutter speed and focus peaking.

Yeah but I just liked the over-saturated "fake' photos from GS6. I have a DSLR for manual shooting. The G3 i use now take pretty good photos but they just feel washed out and need post editing which I do not have time to do. I know its all personal preference but I think cell phone cameras are 90% about auto shoots.
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Just saying, if the GearVR was "cool", the HTC Vive would be... unexplainable alien orgasm by comparison. tongue.gif

That being said, there is still some SDE on the Vive, but the actual VR experience of the Vive makes you forget that there is even SDE at all, again, GearVR is cool, but Vive is Mass Effect technology by comparison.

I had GearVR and tried all the main 3 headsets and they all suck as much. Generally speaking the main difference is content. I really did not like Vive and PS VR was too blurry.
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4Gb ram is so old though rolleyes.gif

i don't think needing more than 4GB ram is a good thing though.
i mean, phones aren't desktops, or even laptops, they're designed with efficiency as their priority.
e.g. use as little power and resource for a given task as possible.

apps requiring lots of resource is one indication that its inefficient, or simply too much for such a small-scale hardware.
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i don't think needing more than 4GB ram is a good thing though.
i mean, phones aren't desktops, or even laptops, they're designed with efficiency as their priority.
e.g. use as little power and resource for a given task as possible.

apps requiring lots of resource is one indication that its inefficient, or simply too much for such a small-scale hardware.

Who said anything about need? If I cared about needs I would be with Apple who puts bare minimums in phones. This is Samsung. Pushing the boundaries made them famous. They haven't done anything spectacular since Note 4. But prices keep going up
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Who said anything about need? If I cared about needs I would be with Apple who puts bare minimums in phones. This is Samsung. Pushing the boundaries made them famous. They haven't done anything spectacular since Note 4. But prices keep going up

S6 was their biggest step for them. S7 was a improvement to all the shortcomings of S6 while S8 seems more like they ran out of ideas. I really was hopping for a Camera upgrade. Hopefully the software alone can improve that since Pixel improvement over 6P where also software only yet the results where fantastic.
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This is true but I've been screen protector-less on my S7 Edge since I got it and its been fine. The GG on this phone is very good and it doesn't have a single scratch on it despite a few drops (of course the case I have it in gets some credit for that as well).

You're lucky then. I know a few people who have gotten scratches from things with a hardness level lower than the GG used on the S7. I mean my keys scratched it from casual pocket storage...so either the GG used was defective or that wasn't actually GG. Mind you this is a loose pocket and the keys are dull so barely any pressure was applied and there was no sharp knife like edge involved.
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You're lucky then. I know a few people who have gotten scratches from things with a hardness level lower than the GG used on the S7. I mean my keys scratched it from casual pocket storage...so either the GG used was defective or that wasn't actually GG. Mind you this is a loose pocket and the keys are dull so barely any pressure was applied and there was no sharp knife like edge involved.

Had the GS6 Edge and no scratches. Also I keep key in left pocket, phone on the right. Only thing in that pocked is headphone which are 95% of the time spastic ones with the connector being so smooth it cant screen the screen.
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I have not treated my s7 (non edge) very well (avg probably a drop a day lmao) and has only had a small plastic case for its life thus far. Either I'm extremely lucky, or this phone is built well, but there is pretty much no damage on it outside of a few tiny scratches to the sides etc..

I dropped my S7 Edge on the ground as I was getting out of my car. It slipped out from the car floor and fell from maybe 10 inch height and on the concrete. Screen shattered from the middle going upwards and to the both top sides. Amazing. I thought there won't be any damage since it wasn't really high, but yeah, you never know...
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