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  1. PJRed2008's Avatar
    Mod Note: Lets stay on track and topic please. We're discussing the S8
    Dconn1975 likes this.
    07-16-2017 09:41 PM
  2. Dconn1975's Avatar
    Mod Note: Lets stay on track and topic please. We're discussing the S8
    How is that off topic? Question about the S8 screen protector??
    07-16-2017 10:04 PM
  3. PJRed2008's Avatar
    How is that off topic? Question about the S8 screen protector??
    That wasn't. Your post about the M9 was.
    07-16-2017 10:10 PM
  4. Dconn1975's Avatar
    That wasn't. Your post about the M9 was.
    It was a comparison question as it's about the S8.
    07-16-2017 10:22 PM
  5. KindaSmooth's Avatar
    Nah.. Not a fan of the S8.. Figured as I typed this the S9 would be released.. Doh.. Time to do the upgrade again.. Ha
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    07-17-2017 02:58 AM
  6. Dconn1975's Avatar
    Nah.. Not a fan of the S8.. Figured as I typed this the S9 would be released.. Doh.. Time to do the upgrade again.. Ha
    Samsung does release them quick lol. Sadly you're right. The S8 will be dated very shortly or not long from now lol. It kind of will once the Note 8 is released and that's just in a couple months so especially the S8 plus will take a hit in value.
    07-17-2017 03:01 AM
  7. Almeuit's Avatar
    That update is for the unlocked international variant, the US unlocked variant has not got any recent updates and it's on June security patch which it received long time back.
    Oh wow really? I thought the unlocked version got the July one :o.
    07-17-2017 09:48 AM
  8. bhatech's Avatar
    Oh wow really? I thought the unlocked version got the July one :o.
    Haha no, I don't think anyone should expect regular software updates on the US unlocked version of a Samsung or LG phone. They both suck and their software department is run by some kids I think
    07-17-2017 10:25 AM
  9. Almeuit's Avatar
    Haha no, I don't think anyone should expect regular software updates on the US unlocked version of a Samsung or LG phone. They both suck and their software department is run by some kids I think
    Yeah -- That is one thing I never expect with these type of phones. If I do get one I am more shocked then anything :P.
    bhatech likes this.
    07-17-2017 10:28 AM
  10. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Ok, we have to stop saying carrier pushed here. The unlocked versions get updates straight through Samsung. The only carrier pushes are carrier branded firmware. You are now on unlocked firmware so you shouldnt be getting carrier updates anymore.

    Can anyone with an unlocked model verify that they got the latest AQF7 update? As far as Ive seen, Verizon is the only version that hasnt received it. Its possible it hasnt released yet which would make me wonder if Samsung is going back to their old ways.

    If someone else has the AQF7 update on an unlocked phone, then you need to talk to your buddy and have him figure out why you arent getting updates.
    US unlocked S8 on straight talk... Still have AQE3
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    07-17-2017 10:41 AM
  11. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Would it be a worthwhile upgrade from a note 4 or wasting money.
    Went from the Note 4 to the S8 and couldn't be happier. Like throttle-johnny, I think it depends how important the S pen is to you. I will say, though, the S8 felt like a toy in my hand for awhile after being used to the size of the Note 4.
    07-17-2017 10:44 AM
  12. Soylent_Green's Avatar
    My Note 5 is smoother overall than my S8+, both running Nougat. I don't know why this is but I think Samsung still has room for improvement with the S8 through future software updates. There shouldn't be any lag with a SoC as powerful as the 835.
    Dconn1975 likes this.
    07-17-2017 11:39 AM
  13. bhatech's Avatar
    My Note 5 is smoother overall than my S8+, both running Nougat. I don't know why this is but I think Samsung still has room for improvement with the S8 through future software updates. There shouldn't be any lag with a SoC as powerful as the 835.
    Every Samsung version has improved in software, S8+ is way better with minor stutters once in a while. If your Note 5 is smoother than S8 then there is something seriously wrong with your S8. Note 5 doesn't even come close when comparing smoothness with current flagships.
    mary beth hale likes this.
    07-17-2017 03:53 PM
  14. Dconn1975's Avatar
    My Note 5 is smoother overall than my S8+, both running Nougat. I don't know why this is but I think Samsung still has room for improvement with the S8 through future software updates. There shouldn't be any lag with a SoC as powerful as the 835.
    Smoother? How could that be? It is running touch wiz. No way it's smoother than the S8 in regard to touch wiz interface. It maybe smooth but it's not the powerhouse that the S8 is in any way.
    07-18-2017 01:05 AM
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