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Old 17 April 2017, 11:34 AM   #1
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Default I'm in the market for a new phone.

My 6+ has been the best phone I've ever owned, but I either have it professionally cleaned or it gets traded it later this year.

If this happens Apple may get some of my hard earned cash

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Old 17 April 2017, 11:45 AM   #2
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That's a good sized display if the phone size hasn't changed. I'm thinking of buying the iPhone 7 now that the prices have reached a sensible level.
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Old 17 April 2017, 11:55 AM   #3
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Will see what they show. I moved from s6 edge plus to ip7 plus
IP7 it is a quicker phone, better storage, data works better, faster with coverage where s6 has delays with pages.
But screen is ****eeeee even it is IPS, and quick charge should be added 2 years ago.
(on the good side battery lasts longer than in s6 edge plus)
Annoy me You are able to use only certificate cables etc.
Is any way to browse Youtube in wide (it turns when You hit play but wish to browse that way)
Most what i like is Touch id and force Touch is ok
Im thinking to move to s8 + and again to ip8 or note 8 ( probably Note if they put 4k display and at least 128gb)
From s6 E+ i miss clock on the edge and flashing diode when You have message or missed call etc

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Old 17 April 2017, 01:34 PM   #4
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you'd go for s8 wouldn't you , even a complete big jobs fan would !?

apple = unreliable and overpriced and unoriginal

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Old 17 April 2017, 01:36 PM   #5
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Would you like an iPhone 6s Jack ?

going cheap
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Old 17 April 2017, 04:24 PM   #6
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If it was a 6s+ I'd take it.
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Old 17 April 2017, 08:11 PM   #7
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Would you like an iPhone 6s Jack ?

going cheap

If it's cheap enough I will have it as a new iPod
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Old 18 April 2017, 09:04 PM   #8
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Why though , whats the point over an other mp3 player
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Old 18 April 2017, 09:58 PM   #9
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Why though , whats the point over an other mp3 player
Beats 1. Great radio station.
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Old 19 April 2017, 03:46 AM   #10
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I listen fip radio..

Maybe this b*****y thing is an iPod in disguise
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Old 19 April 2017, 10:45 PM   #11
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What ever happens make sure if it's Apple and it's misbehaving, take it back within 12 months.
From what I can make out they're not designed to last more than 9

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Old 20 April 2017, 04:07 PM   #12
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And don't let them fob you off that it could be the network or user error
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Old 21 April 2017, 03:44 AM   #13
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I guess this tells you everything really.

http://selfhelp.carphonewarehouse.co...00000000000%7D


Apple phones not built to last the contract length
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Old 21 April 2017, 12:25 PM   #14
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What ever happens make sure if it's Apple and it's misbehaving, take it back within 12 months.
From what I can make out they're not designed to last more than 9
The first generation iPad that my old man has begs to differ.

You really need to just accept the fact you managed to buy a duffer and get over it.
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Old 21 April 2017, 12:35 PM   #15
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It's as much the attitude the SA "genius" this time. And their policy

There was know problem with network , which is why took it in 10 days after warranty ran out
( Not believing a 600 quid phone could be duff)

And that original genius said there was nothing wrong with it.

This SA guy said it was ********d
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Old 21 April 2017, 01:01 PM   #16
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why on earth ask this? we all know your gonna go for the iphone lol
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Old 21 April 2017, 01:02 PM   #17
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The first generation iPad that my old man has begs to differ.

You really need to just accept the fact you managed to buy a duffer and get over it.
you cant really compare the originals to now, very different kettle of fish as far as reliability.
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Old 21 April 2017, 01:17 PM   #18
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Apparently theres a name change and brand new S8 in Jacks possession


You wondered why he'd been quiet .....
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Old 21 April 2017, 01:58 PM   #19
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you cant really compare the originals to now, very different kettle of fish as far as reliability.
Course you can, the production process hasn't changed that drastically in the last 10 years.

Though if it makes you feel better, i know plenty of people still using early (but not original) ipads/ipods that are working fine.
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Course you can, the production process hasn't changed that drastically in the last 10 years.

Though if it makes you feel better, i know plenty of people still using early (but not original) ipads/ipods that are working fine.
So why are the new ones suffering higher failure rates? either build quality has dropped, or design has got worse (which could be over designing weight savings etc).
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Old 21 April 2017, 06:07 PM   #21
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I'm inclined to go with the latter, packaging tends to be a big issue with designing mobile devices.
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Old 23 April 2017, 06:26 AM   #23
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So why are the new ones suffering higher failure rates? either build quality has dropped, or design has got worse (which could be over designing weight savings etc).
I would wager it's antennae problems , least with the iPhone 5 onwards

We'll probably never know proportion failures, since they are just swopped out surreptitious like
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Old 23 April 2017, 06:48 AM   #24
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Just playing around with voice assist ( I never use it really)

Why is my 50 quid android SOO much more proficient at picking correctly what iv said ??

Over Siri
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I'm reliable informed Jack's Coming back as

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Tempting.
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Don't jump Jack !
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Look at all that wasted space and I don't mean the OP.
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Tempting.
Is it only me that never visits these sort of shops? lol
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Iv been twice , first time see why my iphone didn't work. No explanation

Second time to be told it was *******

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