1. aldo82's Avatar
    If you did, did you go for the s8 or s8 plus? I am tempted but I just flashed new firmware on the s7 edge to start fresh and I'm concerned there aren't enough updates to really be worth the cost. Bigger screen yes but not much else. Maybe better to wait for the s9?
    06-06-2017 07:17 AM
  2. Iva_LadyDiCaprio98's Avatar
    I upgraded to the S8+ from the S7 Edge. The phone is a lot better, to me, in comparison to the S7 Edge. Bigger screen real estate, battery lasts longer, no lag, etc. I especially love playing games on this phone as well as watching videos, whether it's on YouTube, Netflix, or Hulu. In the end, it all depends on you and whether or not you find upgrading to the S8 line worthy for the price. There will always be a newer model coming every year, but the choice of which to go for would be ultimately up to you. I say it's worth it though, but that's my opinion.
    06-06-2017 07:36 AM
  3. sweetypie31's Avatar
    I got the 8+ from the S 7 edge. I wanted this phone for the bigger screen and the iris scanner that the note 7 had. I also got it because I'm too impatient to wait on the note 8 and I was told by a Samsung rep that there might not be a note 8 (he lied lol) . I definitely think it was worth the upgrade. As Iva said there's always going to be something newer and better.it really depends on what features you are looking for. I'd go to a cell store and try one first before you make a final decision.
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    06-06-2017 07:53 AM
  4. trucksmoveamerica#AC's Avatar
    I did. Battery is amazing compared to S7 edge, S8+ is faster, doesn't get hot, bigger screen. I don't regret it for one second.
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    06-06-2017 08:02 AM
  5. amyf27's Avatar
    I upgraded from the 7edge to the 8+. Hands down a hundred times better phone. I have a note 5 as well that's a good backup for now. Currently using it just to give the s8+ a little break lol.
    06-06-2017 08:06 AM
  6. VetteVert's Avatar
    Ditto everyone else. S7E to S8+

    No regrets
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    06-06-2017 08:45 AM
  7. Lefty724's Avatar
    I did as well. Love the edge lighting, faster phone and screen real estate.

    I didn't like the fingerprint scanner in the beginning (preferred the S7 FP) but it grows on you and is amazingly accurate.
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    06-06-2017 08:53 AM
  8. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    I went from S7 Edge, to LG V20, to S8+. I definitely think it is an improvement over the S7 Edge, which was an awesome phone. TouchWiz is much less heavy in each version. It feels pretty light on the S8+. Definitely love this phone.
    06-06-2017 09:15 AM
  9. martyna_mj's Avatar
    I moved from s7edge to s8 and didn't regret for a second. It's beautiful phone and you can see they improved look of nougat on s8 over s7. With s7 I missed sometimes my jailbroken iphone, because I liked look of ios, but now, having s8 in my pocket I'd never look back
    06-06-2017 12:11 PM
  10. MikeLW1984's Avatar
    I went with the s8+. I thought the same thing, isn't really worth the upgrade but after breaking my s7 edge I had to get a new phone. The s8 is great. Battery is a lot better and TouchWiz is better. And having a 6.2in about the same size as a 5.5 is always a plus.
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    06-06-2017 02:03 PM
  11. TabGuy's Avatar
    I upgraded from the S7 Edge. Big difference in performance.
    06-06-2017 04:03 PM
  12. deadbeatles's Avatar
    Am I the only one who likes the S7 Edge better than the S8? I don't know about the S8+ because I don't have that one, but the S7 Edge screen is wider than the S8. That's more important for things like the keyboard and, well, most things really. Everything uses a 16:9 aspect ratio so for almost all cases the actually used screen area on the S8 is smaller than that of the S7 Edge. The extra screen is mostly there to accommodate the soft buttons. Things like movies and games will not use the whole S8 screen. The FPS is much better placed on the S7E. I don't notice much difference in battery capacity or speed, so those things are virtually identical. The S7E is just much more ergonomic than the S8 and is much better at using the whole screen.

    So if you MUST "upgrade" I'd go with the S8+ simply because you're getting more screen not less (you get less honestly used screen on the S8 than the S7E). But since you already have a great phone, save your money and skip the S8.
    06-06-2017 05:36 PM
  13. trucksmoveamerica#AC's Avatar
    I'll add to the fact I don't regret upgrading to the S8+, it feels like I got my note 7 back, minus the S pen, which I didn't use much anyway.

    The S8 shows a lot of people why note 7 users didn't want to give their phones up, it was painful, finally had an awesome phone and had to give it back.
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    06-06-2017 06:56 PM
  14. Wizzy's Avatar
    I went from the S7 edge to the S8+. The bigger screen, the onscreen buttons I didn't think I'd like, and the better battery life make it worth it for me. The Iris scanner, though, has been a huge disappointment. I'm using the facial recognition instead and it works well.
    06-06-2017 07:17 PM
  15. Lepa79's Avatar
    Upgraded from Coral Blue S7 Edge to S8 Plus. Puts my S7 Edge to shame. I have never been so impressed by Samsung phone performance. I am a very happy camper. If you are not a Note user, then definitely get the S8, S9 is a looooooooooong way out.
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    06-06-2017 09:14 PM
  16. GRUNT11B's Avatar
    Definitely 100x better than the S7 edge. I like the subtle curve the S8+ over the sharp edge of the 7
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    06-06-2017 10:18 PM
  17. sweetypie31's Avatar
    I like the subtle curve the S8+ over the sharp edge of the 7
    Yes this was a big plus for me over the S 7 edge as well. Reminds me of how the note 7 was.
    amyf27 likes this.
    06-07-2017 12:02 AM
  18. TabGuy's Avatar
    I had an S7 Edge. It was very laggy and got up to 117 degrees often. I couldn't hold it at times. I wanted to wait for the Note 8 but couldn't wait any longer. So, I'm on an S8+ until August when I'll replace it with a Note 8.
    06-07-2017 11:53 AM
  19. amyf27's Avatar
    Yes this was a big plus for me over the S 7 edge as well. Reminds me of how the note 7 was.
    I really really like how it is subtle. The 8edge was too sharp and to me it distorted stuff
    06-07-2017 12:00 PM
  20. Nakrohtap's Avatar
    I upgraded from the S7E to the S8. I wanted the S8+ but couldn't justify the $130 down payment for a screen only .4" bigger. It's a stop gap for the Note8. If I wasn't getting the Note8, I would have gotten the S8+
    06-07-2017 12:20 PM
  21. Blues Fan's Avatar
    I did and I love my S8 Plus! I had the Note 7 and ended up having to get the S7 Edge. It was okay but I didn't like it very much. I actually liked my regular S7 better as it seemed to have less lag. I then went to V20 but hated it after awhile. Loved the IR blaster and big screen but it was the LCD screen that sucks after using AMOLED for years.

    The s8 is so much better than the S7 Edge. IF I had the Note 7 still I wouldn't have bought the S8 Plus though.

    The way it's looking right now the Note 8 will be nearly identical to the s8 Plus except for the Spen and maybe a slightly faster processor. I've been buying so many phone though I'll probably stick it out until the S9 comes out. If there is a good deal on Note 8 then maybe I will pick it up.
    06-07-2017 01:21 PM
  22. jmk32's Avatar
    Ditto as well. Went from Note 7 to S7E to S8+. Huge improvement in every way from the S7E and reminds me more of the Note 7 with bigger screen, Iris scanner, better edge, and snappy performance (no lags at all after several weeks). Great phone.
    06-07-2017 04:35 PM
  23. joe_fresh's Avatar
    Went from a 6 to a 7e to the 8plus, love this phone. No complaints.
    06-07-2017 04:58 PM

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