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I'm looking to upgrade from a G3. I bought it as a refurb about a year and a half ago and it just seems to be showing its age. I'm not really looking for anything specific other than another android. I'm not against buying another refurb, I'm just looking for something that feels like an actual upgrade. My budget is preferably less than $200 but I can go up a bit if it seems worth it. I use prepaid so specific carrier isn't important, I can always switch.
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What are you looking for in a phone?
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Android. Better cameras. Better chipset. Fingerprint scanner. Mainly just something that doesn't feel almost 4 years old.
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try a v10, or a note 5
or an s6 /edge
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try a v10, or a note 5
or an s6 /edge

Don't bother with a v10 or a S6. Serious issues with both. S7 is a better choice. A previous gen flagship or this gen midrange is best.
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The S7 or S7 edge seems like a decent idea. Decent prices. Boost has the edge for 220 preowned with a 90 day warranty. How is boosts unlocking policy? I mean if it's bad there unlocked refurbs for around the same price anyway.

I was also looking at the LG G6. Unlocked refurbs are like 275-300. I do like it but if I upped my budget to that range would there be better options?
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The S7 or S7 edge seems like a decent idea. Decent prices. Boost has the edge for 220 preowned with a 90 day warranty. How is boosts unlocking policy? I mean if it's bad there unlocked refurbs for around the same price anyway.

I was also looking at the LG G6. Unlocked refurbs are like 275-300. I do like it but if I upped my budget to that range would there be better options?

That's the beauty of mobile phones lol. You can always get a better phone with a jump in budget. G6 is fantastic bang for you buck but don't expect any timely OS security updates if that's your thing. If your can give me a final budget, I can gives you a list of God phones with my thoughts on each.
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My final budget would be 300. I know you can always get one better with more money, but would these phones be worth the extra 80-100 bucks over the s7/s7edge?
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You could try and find a used LG G6 around the $250 mark. Great device.

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Or there is this stupid good deal on the S7 refurb right now for $220.

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Samsung-Galaxy-S7-G930-32GB-AT-T-T-Mobile-4G-LTE-GSM-UNLOCKED-Smartphone-SRF/332276316862?siteId=0&pguid=36f2659615d0ab6baf56b53effcde4ff&AdChoicePreference=true&rmvSB=true#viTabs_0

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