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Got my Verizon S7 64GB when it was released. Don't know why so many people are having problems with battery, heat, and speed. Mine has been awesome. I'll hold out for the 9 or whatever the next Samsung phone is.
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Samsung is the ricer of the phone world anymore. Just flashy aesthetic changes. Nothing unique. No innovation. Still the same old junkware crapwiz.
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post #73 of 609
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Originally Posted by FlawleZ View Post

Samsung is the ricer of the phone world anymore. Just flashy aesthetic changes. Nothing unique. No innovation. Still the same old junkware crapwiz.

Tell us how you really feel. lachen.gif
post #74 of 609
And yet when they do offer unique features they are lambasted as just gimmicks. The fact is that we have reached equilibrium with what features people expect a phone to have and all phones have them. There's nothing really left to innovate at this point so manufacturers are left to throw stuff at the wall and see what sticks. Aesthetic upgrades are where phone makers can truly make an impression (think original HTC One or the Galaxy S6 or even the iPhone 4).
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And yet when they do offer unique features they are lambasted as just gimmicks. The fact is that we have reached equilibrium with what features people expect a phone to have and all phones have them. There's nothing really left to innovate at this point so manufacturers are left to throw stuff at the wall and see what sticks. Aesthetic upgrades are where phone makers can truly make an impression (think original HTC One or the Galaxy S6 or even the iPhone 4).

This is so true.
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I have the S7 edge and I already struggle to hold it because the screen size and curved sides. It is almost impossible to hand the phone to someone to show them something as they inevitably touch the sides in some way which causes things like awkward facebook likes, skipping of videos and general frustration.

I can imagine that the S8 is going to be even worse in that regard and would have preferred at least a little more bezel top and bottom so you could at least hold it in landscape. I Also think Samsung missed a trick by not including dual forward facing speakers now the button is gone...I guess that will be the feature in the S9.
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Samsung is the ricer of the phone world anymore. Just flashy aesthetic changes. Nothing unique. No innovation. Still the same old junkware crapwiz.

Tell me whats been the most innovating change in a cell phone this past generation?

*cricket cricket*
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Tell me whats been the most innovating change in a cell phone this past generation?

exploding phones! i mean, they "explode" you know? michael bay must be proud of them now.
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Who hasn't had exploding phones though lol.
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Pre-ordered the S8+ Silver. Upgrading from an S6
Hopefully the New Gear VR will be available on release.
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