1. trinisuprazee's Avatar
    I've stayed true to the Note 4 since the first day it came out. I've not found another phone that gives me the external memory, pen, and removable battery. However, after sending back about 4 phones now for multiple problems (phone crashes when taking photos, battery dying etc.) i'm thinking its time to bite the bullet and get something newer for less than what a new Note would cost.

    There's nothing in the current or foreseeable future in the Samsung lineup that appeals to me so i've ventured else where an came across a lesser known brand phone with solid build and components.

    SPECS: Kirin 960 processor, 4000mAh (safely charges the device for a full day’s power* in 20 minutes), 4K video.


    The phone looks like a beast! Anyone else leaning towards this?
    02-20-2017 09:43 AM
  2. Todd Anthony1's Avatar
    I was/am a Sammy guy. Have had every Galaxy or Note since the S3 to the Note7. I recently bought the Mate 9. First phone to make me happy since the Note7. I tried the V20, V20, S7 edge, Pixel XL, etc. This phone is a beast and looks and handles everything beautifully. You will not be upset.
    02-20-2017 12:54 PM
  3. Todd Anthony1's Avatar
    Currently at 54℅ battery and 3 hrs 17 min screen on time
    02-20-2017 12:55 PM
  4. Todd Anthony1's Avatar


    Almost at 5 hrs SOT with a quarter of the battery left. This is awesome...
    02-20-2017 05:32 PM
  5. AXEL314's Avatar
    Nice - how's the UI? is it anything like Xiaomi's (iOS-esque)?
    02-20-2017 06:38 PM
  6. Todd Anthony1's Avatar
    EMUI 4.1 was more iOS-like than EMUI 5.0 (Android 7.0). I have Nova on top and I'm pretty happy.
    02-21-2017 07:15 AM
  7. trinisuprazee's Avatar
    Thanks for the feedback. The size is a huge plus for me. I want to stay big without being ridiculous.

    Do you see any down sides?
    How long will this phone get android OS updates?
    02-21-2017 11:31 AM
  8. joshwilks's Avatar
    The S8 and Note 8 don't appeal to you? Not saying there's anything wrong with the Huawei but if you have the cash the new Samsung's will be their best yet by far.
    02-21-2017 11:47 AM
  9. trinisuprazee's Avatar
    the S8 no the Note8 yes but that will not be out until end of this year if i'm not mistaken. They also command a premium which given all the issues I've had with this phone I can't really continue to justify. Not to mention being left behind for an update in the next few years. They would really have to blow my mind.
    02-21-2017 01:35 PM

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