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Old November 11th, 2015, 12:07 PM   #1
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Default New Cell Phone

Yes, I know this has been beat to death in the past, but with the advent of new models / technology, I need some opinions on a new cell phone.

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and have Verizon for a provider.

Recommendations?

What should I stay away from?

Thanks!
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Old November 11th, 2015, 12:11 PM   #2
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I have an iphone 5 something or other that work gave me, it receives calls, it has good battery life, it connects to the interweb and it receives my work emails.

Before that I had a droid x2 something or other. The battery life was not so awesome after a year or two. Then it got really slow and painful to use.

The iphone seems to be holding up better. I typically am not a apple fanboi slappy. But I have been satisfied. Probably because i didn't pay for it.

ask clarkston cracker, whatever phone he has today, is the one that he probably thinks is the absolute best phone on the market and nothing else could ever compare.
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Old November 11th, 2015, 12:13 PM   #3
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Stay away from smart phones, they are the work of the devil.


Right now, LG seems to have some minor issues, Samsung is still pretty solid.
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Old November 11th, 2015, 12:35 PM   #4
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I went with a Note 4 this last go around. It has been a phenomenal phone and the battery life is outstanding.

I'll go with the Galaxy next time though. This huge screen has gotten old. Would be nice to have something a little snaller than this mini tablet lol
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This huge screen has gotten old. Would be nice to have something a little snaller than this mini tablet lol
it's called a phablet.
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It feels like a level 3 SAPI plate in my damn pocket
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I just upgraded to the Droid Turbo 2. Its only available on verizon as far as I know. Battery life is kick ass and its fast as hell with a great camera. HD calling is nice and clear. Phone before that was a Galaxy S4 and it blows the s4 out of the water.
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I have a galaxy s6 and it's the best phone I've had yet. Personal preference to an extent but I hate my wifes iPhone 6
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Two of my good friends have a galaxy s6. They blow my iphone 6 out of the water in basically every way.
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I just upgraded to the Droid Turbo 2. Its only available on verizon as far as I know. Battery life is kick ass and its fast as hell with a great camera. HD calling is nice and clear. Phone before that was a Galaxy S4 and it blows the s4 out of the water.
great to know. probably my next phone (upgrading from note 3)
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I've had a galaxy s5 for about a year now. Works great, hell, it's even water resistant enough to survive a trip through the washer. The only problem I'm having is the samsung bloatware taking up too much ram for one of the game apps I have. Unfortunately, the only way to get rid of the Samsung forced apps seems to be to root the phone.
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