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  1. DeBruggeling's Avatar
    Like the title of the post says, can the Honor View 10 replace my Note8.
    Don't get me wrong I love my Note8 but i did not enjoy the price of it, just short of a €1000.00. I have had Samsung Galaxy note's since Note3 and while always expensive I considered them good value for money for what the can do.,But not anymore in my opinion.
    I have an Honor View 10 arriving today and I paid less the half the price I paid for my Note8. I bought it because I broke my Note4 playing ingress. The reason I used a Note4 for Ingress was to protect my Note8 from accidents. Didn't want to risk my €1000.00 phone dashing around playing Ingress. So a broke Note4 had me looking for a replacement Ingress phone, so Honor View 10 purchased and is here today😁

    Now I am thinking if this phone is good I may just sell my Note8 while it's still worth a half decent amount and just use my Honor for all mobile duties. Without worrying about how much it will cost if I damage it.

    So I will report back in a few days and give you my impression of the Honor View 10 against he Note8.
    03-16-2018 04:40 AM
  2. cert15z's Avatar
    I am looking for to hearing your opinion.

    I sold my Note 8 and got the Pixel 2 XL and I don't regret it at all. I picked up the Mate 10 Pro last week and now I'm trying to decide if I should keep it or the Pixel. Don't get me wrong I like my Pixel but I miss having an IR blaster on phone. Especially when the kids lose the remote control. And the battery on the the Mate 10 is excellent. It easily outperforms the Pixel.
    03-18-2018 07:36 PM
  3. dpham00's Avatar
    The view 10 is excellent, and pretty close to the note 8 except that it doesn't have a stylus, curved display, questionable updates, warranty support and security. And the note 8 camera is generally better though not twice as good. If those things aren't important then the view 10 is quite an excellent choice for those looking to save money,and not really far behind the note 8. In some things, it probably does better than the note 8 especially in the performance category.
    03-19-2018 02:13 PM
  4. DeBruggeling's Avatar
    Been using the Honor View 10 for the last five days now as my main phone and am really impressed for the price it costs.
    I now know for sure that I won't be buying any more phones of a thousand euro or there abouts in the future. The View 10 has really opened my eyes as to what is available for a lower price without sacrificing too much.
    The Note is a great phone but too me not worth the price.
    I will get this remark out of the way first, Honor really needs to sort out battery management /notification problems. Its an absolute ****storm of a mess and took me way to much time to get all my apps that I want notifications for working correctly. I have even given up with a couple of Apps as the battery optimisation just kills them dead no matter what I try.

    Now he plus points.

    Price Is fantastic value for money.
    Screen is very good, may be only 1080 but its crisp and sharp with good viewing angles.Best of all its a flat screen. I am growing tired of curved screens.
    Battery life is really good. Even with battery optimisation disabled. Easily get 2 days out of it.
    Performance, this thing flies, with the top kirin chip and 6GB it's quicker than my Note8 a lot of the time
    Camera so far has been good so far but, greens are a bit unnatural. Also can't comment on night shots as I haven't done any.
    Design wise it's a good looking phone and well built.
    Fingerprint scanner on the front is lightning quick and being able to use the fingerprint scanner as the back and home button doing away with on screen keys is really useful.

    Another neat thing I have discovered is I can turn my phone completely off at night and the alarm will still go off in the morning, it restarts the phone after the alarm has sounded.


    Biggest shock is yes this phone is going to replace my Note8. My Note8 is now up for sale. Its goodbye to ridiculous priced phones for me and hello to sensibly priced alternatives.

    If anyone has any questions let me know, will try and answer if I can.
    cert15z and Wildo6882 like this.
    03-21-2018 03:50 PM
  5. X1tymez's Avatar
    Have you figured out how to reduce icon size? They look huge.
    gorby65 likes this.
    03-24-2018 07:01 PM
  6. DeBruggeling's Avatar
    Only with a custom launcher. But I don't find hem huge, I have my home screen set as 5x6.
    Attached Thumbnails Honor View 10 can it replace my Samsung Galaxy Note8?-245.jpg  
    cert15z likes this.
    03-25-2018 12:26 AM
  7. X1tymez's Avatar
    Coming from LG and Samsung. When you set view mode to small. It can reduce screen size. Also, you need to organize the icons manually. No option to auto.

    EMUI lanucher comes long way.
    03-26-2018 01:03 AM
  8. DeBruggeling's Avatar
    Well I cancelled selling my Note8 and sold my Honor View 10.
    Couldn't deal with the software.
    03-30-2018 11:27 AM
  9. Bl00dRunzC0ld's Avatar
    Well I cancelled selling my Note8 and sold my Honor View 10.
    Couldn't deal with the software.
    They really botched the new emui from what I've read. No actionable notifications from the lockscreen? Lame
    03-31-2018 11:15 AM
  10. X1tymez's Avatar
    Well I cancelled selling my Note8 and sold my Honor View 10.
    Couldn't deal with the software.
    Can you go more in detail about things you dislike? I'm getting use to software as we speak.

    The screen on time is amazing.

    Before buying this phone I had my eyes on Sony Xperia XZ2 but they're $699 unlocked, without headphones jack.
    03-31-2018 06:49 PM
  11. DeBruggeling's Avatar
    The notification was a mess, sometimes a notification would arrive other times not.
    Battery optimisation kept killing any non preinstalled Apps and even nova launcher wouldn't run properly, EMUI kept saying there was a system crash.
    I really could not be bothered with it.
    Honor make some great hardware, but the software is atrocious.
    04-02-2018 04:14 PM

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