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So Whatcha Getting? An 8...or an X

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by 50 Cent, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. 50 Cent

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    I'm rocking a $49 Microsoft Lumia 640, that does 90% of what an $800 Apple or Samsung will do. My personal top end on a new phone is maybe $250. Beyond that, I feel like a total sucker. So, no thanks. But I live vicariously through you big spenders, and its fun to dream.


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    I have the same phone for the last 4 yrs. Samsung. NO Apple for me only to eat. My wife has one and as soon as Walmart gets in stock an HTC that I will replace her phone. She hates the apple and has constant problems.
     
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    JohnBT NRA Benefactor

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    I paid off my 6s this month and my payment dropped $31. :)

    I think I'll keep it. It works just fine thankyouverymuch.
     
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    My Apple 6 is doing just fine .
     
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    GamerGirl 100% Relevant

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    I just got the 7 last year. I will wait another year.
     
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    No, no it does not.
     
  9. KBKEITH

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    X for me. Screen size vs. case size.
     
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    I can't imagine dropping over $1k on a phone whose main distinguishing feature may we'll be goofy emoji crap?? I have a 3 year old 6 that my son has been eyeing as a replacement for his 5 so I may upgrade to something. SERIOUSLY unlikely that it will be the X. Might could possibly be an 8+, but the discounted pricing on 7+ and the potential for factory refurbished 7+ being available means the 8+ better have lots more to offer. Haven't had a chance to compare the tech specs and see if the leap to 8 will be worth the squeeze.
     
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    Not sure if I'll upgrade or not. My iPhone 6 is still working fine, but there are times is stutters now. Streaming mp3s and using navigation on carplay seem to tax it a bit.
     
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    Which one is an absolute necessity as a productivity tool for my business that I don't know what it will be yet?
     
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    I'm still on a 6 too and don't care to upgrade.
    Maybe the Apple Watch 3 to replace my Fitbit that I've enjoyed getting texts on without having to break out my phone.
     
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    For him, maybe it does. Most people don't use their phones to it's full potential.
     
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    I just don't see anything mind blowing. Every year the phone just gets fractionally better. Don't care about the face recognition. Probably takes longer than thumbprint.

    The rumor I heard included wireless charging to an extent of only having to be in the same room as the charging device. That would have sold me. A better camera and resolution does not.
     
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    I will be getting the X.
    I got a 7 last year and now the X. I usually get them right when they come out.
    I like Apple, like gadgets, and don't see it as a waste of money. I waste way more money on less.
    Personally I'm very excited and can't wait. It's nice just to get excited about dumb stuff at my age. Makes me feel like a kid again in a small way.

    My 7 has been a great phone, I'm sure the X will also be fun.
     
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    8Plus/256

    X does not interest me. Skipped last 2 upgrades so I am ready.
     
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    There's nothing exciting, though.
     
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    Have the 6 also, now for 3 years. And mine stutters as well. I will upgrade now, as I skipped the 7.
    Probably will go with the X, once I convince myself that the facial recog is quick and works every time- just like the thumbprint on my 6.
     
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    Except for cellular in the watch, I thought all the "upgrades" were pretty minor. Kinda disappointed. I was hoping the iPhone X would be much more than what it is. Just a slicked up iPhone. Nothing special.