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Did you know: 54% of people would rather have the new Galaxy S7 than a girlfriend or boyfriend!

Did you know: 54  of people would rather have the new Galaxy S7 than a girlfriend or boyfriend!

It's a bit of a devilish irony that Samsung revealed the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge so soon after Valentine's day! According to the latest survey by trade-in price comparison website CompareMyMobile, it seems that not many things could tempt people into singledom quite like the new Galaxy S7! As revealed by the UK-wide survey, 57 percent – over half of the participants! – would prefer Samsung's brand new flagship smartphone over a loving, understanding partner. It makes sense – after all, your smartphone knows you better than some of your friends do, and still loves you unconditionally, warts and all!

That's not the end of the end of the game, though. 22% of the surveyed said they would ditch their current phone for the new Galaxy S7 in an instant. Another 65% of people would chose Samsung’s new flagship handset over a puppy (what?!), and 73% of the participants would rather have the S7 than a free lifetime Netflix account. Talk about priorities!

A hint of sanity still managed to poke its sensible head through these mildly disturbing results. Apparently, only 24% of people would be happier with the S7 than with getting a new car. That's still a sizeable percentage, though, so maybe Samsung should think about resurrecting its one-time car business from oblivion (link).

The hilarious statistics were revealed in a survey of 1027 people carried out across the United Kingdom. CompareMyMobile's director, Mr. Ashley Turner, said: “We knew the S7 was going to be a big deal, but the fact so many people would chose the handset over a partner is shockingly funny! We often see a surge in people trading in their old phones in the lead up to flagship device launches, but we didn’t realise so many people could be trading in their partners!” Right on!


source: CompareMyMobile

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posted on 22 Feb 2016, 11:52 11

1. TrackPhoneUser (Posts: 34; Member since: 21 Oct 2015)


Because getting a new phone is easier than getting a girl/boy friend

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 11:58 7

3. SuperMaoriBro (Posts: 520; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


Because people live for themselves rather than for others.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:09 58

8. Hashed (Posts: 44; Member since: 11 Dec 2015)


Because you can put the phone on silent mode.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:31

17. Arch_Fiend (Posts: 1930; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


Yes, lol

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:44 3

30. MSi_GS70 (unregistered)


bcos GF is MUCH MUCH more expensive than mobile

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 16:23

47. cncrim (Posts: 790; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)


Amen.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:25

25. j2001m (Posts: 2755; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


It be down to who that girlfriend was?

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:16 1

21. lyndon420 (Posts: 3709; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Actually it's a jealousy thing...my phone won't care if I play with another phone. I'm also a more is better type...why have just one girlfriend/wife when you can have two or more? Of course they know about each other :) (now if I could just get them together at the same time...working on it lol).

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:53

46. bachir8k (Posts: 142; Member since: 25 Feb 2013)


Wish you luck, and please post your success story later on with the how-to guide, many guys are looking forward for this...

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 18:17

50. lyndon420 (Posts: 3709; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Lol thanks. I'm guessing it's a confidence thing and not being afraid to chat it up with a hot girl. It's actually quite amazing how many hot girls are actually single, because according to some of them it sounds like guys avoid talking to them because of either shyness or the assumption that the hot girl 'must' be taken because of how good looking they are.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:44 1

29. MSi_GS70 (unregistered)


no bcos having GF is MUCH MUCH more expensive than mobile

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:40

41. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


So is 1-900-LON-ELYY

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:28

49. iLovesarcasm (Posts: 446; Member since: 20 Oct 2014)


I will choose S7 because I already have girlfriend and I don't want another one.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 11:55 17

2. Aploine (Posts: 425; Member since: 24 Oct 2013)


That's a joke. Most people answer that kind of questions for fun so the answer is analogous

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:53 2

34. SuperAndroid507 (Posts: 233; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)


I think you mean, ambiguous.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 11:58

4. SuperAndroid507 (Posts: 233; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)


Ha, Ha, Ha. No.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:06

5. Emmanuelz (Posts: 138; Member since: 01 Aug 2013)


Hell yeah

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:06 8

6. Unordinary (Posts: 996; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


That's quite sad... Nothing here to brag about lol

Now I see where all the hate comes from. They can't get a gf lol.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:40

42. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Right lol.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 21:07 1

53. NoToFanboys (Posts: 1010; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


I would say the results would be similar if it were the iPhone 7.
So stop trolling.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 21:54

54. Unordinary (Posts: 996; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


Mad man. Sorry. Didn't mean to offend you.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 22:38 1

55. NoToFanboys (Posts: 1010; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


LOL, if you think I'm offended based on what I said, then you just gave me an idea of your intelligence level.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 22:45

56. Unordinary (Posts: 996; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


You took the time to make a comment and mentioned iPhone when I clearly wasn't talking about the iPhone, and was clearly annoyed. Chill out dude no need to hide your anger. Your anger is my love. Let's make love out of your annoyed state of mind and end it that this :) That came out wrong but yes, don't burst a bubble. It's just a comment :)

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 22:54 1

58. NoToFanboys (Posts: 1010; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


I stated the iPhone as an example, because it was the same level if not more popular, now it wouldn't be right if I said "same results on HTC One M9" right?
LOL if I were angry I would techiexp all over here.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 22:58

59. Unordinary (Posts: 996; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


Go to sleep :) We need the energy for tomorrow's awesome coverage on the two new flagships that came out :)

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 23:03

60. NoToFanboys (Posts: 1010; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


*Three

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:07 7

7. SamsungPhanboy (banned) (Posts: 765; Member since: 31 Mar 2015)


90% of People are liars, so this is very believable.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:54 1

35. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


How could that be, in modern era days people can't live without phones. They would sacrifice.

I would take the S7.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:02 2

38. marorun (Posts: 2881; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


Would also take the S7 to sell it and get two 350$ phone one for me one for my wife. ( no need GF when have a wife lol )

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:50

45. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Straight up! That's man ish right there bro. Big +1

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:09 1

9. Rocket (Posts: 171; Member since: 24 Feb 2014)


well we live in a social age and you can use your brand new s7 to meet your new boy/girlfriend lol

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:22 1

14. spin9 (Posts: 279; Member since: 31 May 2014)


"Strategically hack any female's mind in under 3 minutes flat, ethically.
Force her to do what you want, and then live without leaving a single trace".
And above all those... ethically. Wow

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:13 7

11. Florin.T (Posts: 208; Member since: 16 Dec 2013)


Yeah, who needs real life anyway...http://imgur.com/FL6cZNc

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:27 1

16. spin9 (Posts: 279; Member since: 31 May 2014)


"while you were sleeping"

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:16

12. Rocket (Posts: 171; Member since: 24 Feb 2014)


everyone looks dumb in that pic lol

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:21 2

13. drazwy (Posts: 190; Member since: 15 Jan 2014)


54% of people are smart.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:25

15. MrElectrifyer (Posts: 1874; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


Haha, one can never break up with you (only you can break up with it) and does everything you tell it to without questioning, the other...exact opposite, but potentially much better.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:32 1

18. Arch_Fiend (Posts: 1930; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


I could have both if I wanted them, no reason to pick one over the other.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 12:57 1

19. Trakker (Posts: 283; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


$700 you can get a girlfriend for a few hours.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:09 1

20. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Man please, choose a damn phone over that good good...I wish I would. Give me a honey any day, over a phone.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:19 1

23. Crispin_Gatieza (Posts: 1554; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)


Amen brother. A phone over that 2" slice of life? No contest.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:38

40. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Right on my dude. No way no how, that pie is sweet lol. +100

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:52

33. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


But people say you like sausages.....?

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:18 1

22. killer7D (Posts: 251; Member since: 18 Sep 2014)


Yes i will choose S7 !

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:24

24. JunitoNH (Posts: 1585; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


.......because they polled a bunch of 13-15 years of age, with no grasp on reality.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:28 1

26. HtPsycho (Posts: 24; Member since: 14 Aug 2015)


Well, You can't use your gf 24/7.
your phone is your best friend.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:32 1

27. parasshah100 (Posts: 5; Member since: 01 Jan 2016)


The S7 also has more curves than most girls today.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:38

28. htcisthebest (Posts: 134; Member since: 15 Nov 2011)


Is Donald Trump one of those 54%? He told us he wants a Samsung...lol

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 13:47 2

32. pa_follow (Posts: 16; Member since: 21 Jun 2015)


Not surprising. Most people I know like their dog better than their partner.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:00

37. marorun (Posts: 2881; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


This is quite pathetic...

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:30

39. legiloca (Posts: 1080; Member since: 11 Nov 2014)


I'd really rather have a partner though...

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:56

43. tarek1980 (Posts: 277; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)


I'd rather getting Nokia 3310

Galaxy S7 what a peace of ...t

honestly I'd rather getting LG G5 but not shamesung new glassy stupidphone

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:59

44. Sondae (Posts: 277; Member since: 02 Jan 2013)


LOL is this for real.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:08 1

48. bubbadoes (Posts: 813; Member since: 03 May 2012)


lets see. Techie. and. Tedkord. i bet!

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 19:23

52. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


LMAOOOOO! Not Ted, mos def Techie.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 09:14 1

68. tedkord (Posts: 9861; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Wife won't let me date, so it's moot. Nice to see I'm still living rent free in your head.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 11:56

75. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 7822; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


Girlfriends are for boys. real men have a woman. I'm happily married to my Filipino wife.

The last time I had a girlfriend, I was 18. That was 3 decades ago.

So for me, my vote is for a phone, since another female is definitely out the question for me.

Thanks for thinking of me Dark...It's nice to know I am always in your thougt. bet your GF would be quite jealous that you talk about me online more than her. In fact I've personally never seen you mention having a "her".

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 12:07

76. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


It's a tech site, no need to really talk about her, but we all love talking about your forever bitching about Apple ass. You don't have time for a wife. Your woody is for Apple.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 12:44

77. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 7822; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


You're jealous, because I have the best of both worlds. I have a wife and can openly criticize or price any OEM of my choice. What you think of that doesn't matter to me.

Just because you can't criticize Apple, doesn't mean no one else should.

My rules on purchases are very simple and are MY choice.
Price isn't an issue, what I get for the price is.

If I am goign to pay $700+ for a phone, it needs to do what I want and that si all that should matter. That is not saying every phone that costs this much needs to have the exact same features.

However, locking down native features to force you to spend money, when you dont need too is a no-no. Example, Android has an open file system that allows me to save any file to my device via USB and I can use any file explorer app on Windows or OSX to move files from Android based phones. Why si this great? because I dont have to spend money on cloud services, I dont have to pay for extra data package from my carrier because I don't have to stream my library. Simple example. maybe you liek just throwing away money. I dont.

I also dont like fragile phones. Even though I have had the iPhone 4, S6 Edge and the Note 5 now, I am not a fan of glass/metal designs. I like how they feel, I like how they look; but I was perfectly ok with poly-carbonate casings.

The downside to dual-glass? A drop doubles the risk of breakage. metal damages easily and can't be cosmetically repaired like plastics.

Unlike fanboys like the one guy that trolls about no sdcards and fragile build, I realize this is the new trend and to get a very good device that i want, I have to accept it or I can buy something else.

Liek Apple, you pussified fanboys hate criticism. All Apple has to do is some simple things to make the iPhone awesome. Stop purposely holding back innovative hardware to milk cash, stock locking down native features that benefit the usage of the device to force you to spend money on useless services we don't need, and stop tryign to sell crap for top dollar when your crap doesn't offer the top features or capabilities.

When the iPhone offered the top hardware for the cost, I didnt mind spending the money which is why I have bought 5 iPhone, 6 iPad's and 2 Macs in total in recent years.

Now there are simply betetr options and ther i sno reason why Apple shoudlnt be that better option. They chose to ruin their stuff so that I am not as interested. I want them to do better and one way to get them to do it is to, not buy their crap and criticize them when they need it.

I'm not a fanboi like you. I can criticize an OEM whether I like them or not. Bit unlike Apple, none of the Android phones are so locked down that they force me to spend money that I shouldn't have too. If you want to waste YOUR money, than its YOUR money. Stick giving a f**k what I do with MY money that I work for.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 13:08

79. darkkjedii (Posts: 19384; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


LMAOOOOO LMAOOOOO

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