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  1. rockitdog23's Avatar
    I noticed that Verizon is selling the galaxy S7 edge for only $15 a month. May seem like a silly question but being almost 9 or 10 months old now is it worth buying an android this far into the lifecycle?i'm predominately an iPhone user but have heard how awful Verizon is about updating their phones so I'm just concerned that buying an S7 edge at this point might not be a good deal.
    12-04-2016 01:54 PM
  2. Tsepz_GP's Avatar
    Old as the S7 Edge is, its still better overall than 99% of its rivals, its just a far more complete package overall.

    I have no clue WRT Verizon, I am not in the USA, maybe look at other carrier deals? But you can't go wrong with the S7E, that is for sure.
    12-04-2016 02:10 PM
  3. Hobson123's Avatar
    More than agree love this phone. I also was more of an iPhone user but since I've had this my 7 plus has taken a back seat a little bit.
    12-04-2016 02:21 PM
  4. Hobson123's Avatar
    Probably also should have mentioned I'm not from USA either.
    12-04-2016 02:27 PM
  5. jejb's Avatar
    The only other challenger at the high end of the Android market is the Pixel. I'm sure the Pixel is a solid phone, but just coming off it's predecessor (nexus 6P), I think the S7E would be the better choice, personally. After owning the Note 7 for a short time and now the S7E, all the flat screen phones just seem kind of retro to me now. Just no sex appeal. And the Sammy AMOLED screen is just beautiful. The expandable memory and water resistance are just icing on the cake.

    Another thing I learned while on the 6P, my first Google phone, is that being the first to get the newest Android updates is not all it's cracked up to be. Often times, you end up being the Beta tester for Google. You can get some pretty big performance/battery life issues, apps break because they've not been updated to run on the newest release, etc. So Verizon taking more time to release updates can be a good thing if it means a nice stable experience.
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    12-04-2016 02:53 PM
  6. underway99's Avatar
    I noticed that Verizon is selling the galaxy S7 edge for only $15 a month. May seem like a silly question but being almost 9 or 10 months old now is it worth buying an android this far into the lifecycle?i'm predominately an iPhone user but have heard how awful Verizon is about updating their phones so I'm just concerned that buying an S7 edge at this point might not be a good deal.
    Verizon certainly isn't giving the S7E away. They're selling this thing for $360, which is $15 per month for 24 months (you have to buy it on their device payment plan to get that price). Not a whole lot more than the $299 I paid to renew my two-year contract. You can't touch a device with all that this phone offers for the price, especially if you plan to remain with Verizon.

    You're right about what you've heard about Verizon and updates. Compared to TMO or AT&T, they're slow as hell. The bonus for that, however, is that most of the bugs are gone by the time that Big Red finally pushes an update.

    BTW, you have to look at the Blue Coral color. When you hold that one, it's over.
    12-04-2016 05:33 PM
  7. Lepa79's Avatar
    I got my blue carol on November 24th on Verizon. For the deal, this phone is still amazing and will be for the next 2 years. The advantage of buying 9 months into the cycle is you buy on deep discounts. IF money is not an issue for you, then you should wait for S8. If it is, this is a deal you want to take, no Brainer.
    12-04-2016 07:04 PM
  8. Tre Lawrence's Avatar
    First Android phone I've never rooted. That's significant.
    12-04-2016 07:57 PM
  9. underway99's Avatar
    Same here. I was able to disable most of what I didn't want with Package Disabler Pro, so no need to root. Plus, this thing just works.
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    12-04-2016 08:31 PM
  10. mysamsungs7e's Avatar
    Same here. I was able to disable most of what I didn't want with Package Disabler Pro, so no need to root. Plus, this thing just works.
    What did you disable all together if you don't mind listing?
    12-04-2016 09:49 PM
  11. anon(8413510)'s Avatar
    These Apps are Disabled
    12-05-2016 05:53 AM
  12. anon(8413510)'s Avatar
    These with package Disabler pro
    Attached Thumbnails S7 Edge... still worth it?-19280.jpg  
    12-05-2016 05:55 AM
  13. mysamsungs7e's Avatar
    Ugh can't see that and it's blurry if enlarged
    12-05-2016 10:59 AM
  14. anon(8413510)'s Avatar
    I try again :-)
    Attached Thumbnails S7 Edge... still worth it?-screenshot_20161205-124900.jpg  
    12-05-2016 11:17 AM
  15. mysamsungs7e's Avatar
    Still but I can look at it on the computer
    12-05-2016 11:18 AM
  16. mysamsungs7e's Avatar
    So the phone runs better?
    12-05-2016 11:19 AM
  17. anon(8413510)'s Avatar
    Yes with package disabler pro the phone runs fine and great battery life :-)
    Sorry about the small screen shots :-(
    12-05-2016 11:21 AM
  18. anon(8413510)'s Avatar
    Try again
    Attached Thumbnails S7 Edge... still worth it?-screenshot_20161205-181352.jpg  
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    12-05-2016 11:23 AM
  19. anon(8413510)'s Avatar
    Again
    Attached Thumbnails S7 Edge... still worth it?-screenshot_20161205-181345.jpg  
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    12-05-2016 11:24 AM
  20. anon(8413510)'s Avatar
    Again.
    12-05-2016 11:26 AM
  21. mysamsungs7e's Avatar
    Thank you!!!!
    12-05-2016 11:39 AM
  22. jejb's Avatar
    The problem with disabling those is you have to re-enable them to take an update. I didn't do any of that on my S7E and still get awesome battery life. I disabled a few from the Applications setting, like NFL football, but only a small handful.
    12-05-2016 12:04 PM
  23. mysamsungs7e's Avatar
    Yeah that's what I did
    12-05-2016 12:51 PM
  24. wookiee2cu's Avatar
    To the OP, if you are in need of a phone then I would go with the S7 Edge. If you can wait till March time frame then I would and get the S8/S8 Edge (assuming Samsung sticks to the same time frame as they did with the S7 Edge). Not sure what kind of contract you have with Verizon so if you only get one upgrade every 12 months then I would hold off and get the latest, otherwise you will be a year behind in the tech.
    12-05-2016 01:01 PM
  25. Fit24's Avatar
    I noticed that Verizon is selling the galaxy S7 edge for only $15 a month. May seem like a silly question but being almost 9 or 10 months old now is it worth buying an android this far into the lifecycle?i'm predominately an iPhone user but have heard how awful Verizon is about updating their phones so I'm just concerned that buying an S7 edge at this point might not be a good deal.
    I had the iPhone 6 and switched to the S7E in October. In my opinion the S7E is a great phone worthy of consideration.
    12-05-2016 07:01 PM
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