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Cool dude! thumb.gif I'm extremely jealous of your phone! Can't wait for my Note 8!
No need to be jealous. I'm sure your current phone is just as awesome. I'll be debating between the Note 8 and iPhone 8 myself....
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You're right, at least about my Note 7, which I still love to absolute death! My S7E is kinda meh for me tbh, and nothing more than a temporary replacement until I can get a Note 8. Not bad by any means but not the phone I wanted, nor ever expected to have...
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LoL, it's really not noticeable unless you're really picky or get a phone with defective display. No display is perfect so GL with that search.

BTW, I asked my lady if she noticed any red tint on my display and to look closely. She didn't notice anything out of the ordinary.

Myself I did not notice the natural blue tint on whites amoled does until I switched to ips and had both phones in hand. Maybe that's why the pink color around the edges stood out so much.
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I think we're seeing a red-biased tone due to these OLED screens using the Red-Green or Red-Blue sub-pixel formation. To see the pink edges, I'd have to really focus at the edges and that's only if it's a bright white background. My attention is usually away from the edges and I'm not using a browser majority of the time, so my experience has been very pleasant. thumb.gif

I agree that these displays are gorgeous to look at and use. I have my phone set to Adaptive Display without any changes to the color profile and I've set the blue light filter to be on at 7:30pm-7am and it really does ease the eye strain/fatigue.

Has anyone tried using Bixby extensively? I don't really see much use of it at it's current state, it seems too underdeveloped at the moment.
    
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Has anyone tried using Bixby extensively? I don't really see much use of it at it's current state, it seems too underdeveloped at the moment.
Nope! In fact I'm using a third party software to remap the button to whatever i choose haha! If youre wondering, its called bxActions (and its free from the play store too) enjoy wink.gif
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Nope! In fact I'm using a third party software to remap the button to whatever i choose haha! If youre wondering, its called bxActions (and its free from the play store too) enjoy wink.gif

Considered remapping the button, but want to see how Bixby is implemented. If I don't see any updates to it within the following month, I'll go ahead and remap the button.
    
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I'm intrigued with where Samsung will go with Bixby as I think the idea for what it could be is good but yeah, its obviously not ready for prime time yet. Shame they made the button unmappable (except with third party software) considering the very early beta stage the software currently is in.
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Bixby has promising features, but I dont know how well it'll work with worldwide markets. From the looks of it, it seems like its catering to a very niche demographic when it comes to who will actually use it. Your average user won't even bother about it tbh. Some features might intrigue them, but it won't be an important daily usage kind of feature. Just my 2cents.
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You're probably right but we'll have to wait and see what Samsung has planned for it before we can fairly judge its ultimate efficacy. For the most part I doubt many people really use any of these digital assistants as envisioned by their creators but Samsung appears to be putting a lot of emphasis on Bixby.
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Bixby has promising features, but I dont know how well it'll work with worldwide markets. From the looks of it, it seems like its catering to a very niche demographic when it comes to who will actually use it. Your average user won't even bother about it tbh. Some features might intrigue them, but it won't be an important daily usage kind of feature. Just my 2cents.
You are absolutely correct. It's one of those things that most people will try for a few minutes and never touch again, especially in big majority of the world where Bixby will not be fully implemented for years to come. I get it why they did it, they have to add something to make it stand out in ads and feature lists when compared to other phones, but this should be completely optional. Dedicated non-remappable button is so irritating.
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