1. Anthony Tarantino's Avatar
    I want to replace my iPhone SE and go back to Android, and I don’t need an expensive $500+ phone. I looked on Amazon and found these:

    Moto G5 Plus
    Alcatel Idol 5S
    ZTE Blade V8 Pro
    Nokia 6

    All are within the same price range and have similar specs.

    Which would you choose? What are the pros and cons of each phone?
    09-10-2017 04:00 PM
  2. jasonandrews25788's Avatar
    nokia 6 or Moto G5 Plus.
    09-10-2017 04:56 PM
  3. Morty2264's Avatar
    Though I have not used either of these, I would recommend the Moto G5 or the Nokia 6. Moto has come leaps and bounds and I'd probably recommend that over Nokia. I'd do some video research on YouTube to see which phone you'd like best!
    09-10-2017 04:58 PM
  4. worldspy99's Avatar
    Do consider Honor 8 from Huawei or even Honor 6X.

    And you might want to keep an eye out, sometimes a replacement device for someone under warranty may pop up on eBay or Swappa in your budget range and you might be able to get a S7 for about the same price.
    Good luck.
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    09-12-2017 05:44 PM
  5. Morty2264's Avatar
    Do consider Honor 8 from Huawei or even Honor 6X.

    And you might want to keep an eye out, sometimes a replacement device for someone under warranty may pop up on eBay or Swappa in your budget range and you might be able to get a S7 for about the same price.
    Good luck.
    LOOL I own an Honor 8 and can't believe I didn't mention that as an option! *smacks head*

    Newegg frequently has good deals on the Honor 8, as well.
    09-13-2017 08:48 AM
  6. maxisme543's Avatar
    I have the Moto G5 plus and it's the best!
    PROS:
    • Good battery life
    • Excelent fingerprint scanner
    • Fast


    CONS:
    • Camera isn't amazing
    09-19-2017 11:08 PM
  7. worldspy99's Avatar
    The newly announce Moto X4 on Android One with Project Fi might also turn out to be a good choice.
    Good luck.
    09-20-2017 03:25 PM
  8. badcat's Avatar
    If you use a GSM carrier (AT&T or T Mobile) the Nokia is a good option especially if the monthly security patches are important to you. The G5 Plus is a nice device for the money. I used one for a bit before I bought my S8. But Motorola's update policy is just plain awful.
    09-20-2017 03:39 PM
  9. jjinal's Avatar
    I picked up a Sony XA1 Ultra from BB for 350 + tax a few weeks ago. It's very nice for under 400
    09-20-2017 04:03 PM
  10. jjinal's Avatar
    If you get the G5 Plus get the 64GB/4GB version. It's worth the extra money for the 4GB of RAM.
    badcat likes this.
    09-20-2017 04:04 PM

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