Poll: which one are you planning to buy – the Note 7 or 2016 iPhone / Plus?

Poll: which one are you planning to buy – the Note 7 or 2016 iPhone / Plus?
We are officially in the second half of the year and, as you probably know, there's a few exciting things left to happen in the world of mobile before 2016 wraps up. First up, we have the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which is about to be announced in a week. Then, IFA 2016, where we will surely see a slew of interesting handsets. Then, some time in early September, Apple will unveil its 2016 iPhones. And, as if that's not exciting enough, we are also expecting Android 7 Nougat and iOS 10 to hot our smartphones in a couple of weeks as well!

It was back in 2015 when Samsung started pulling its event that announces the new Note series a bit earlier in the Summer. While it was usually done at the start of IFA, in the beginning of September, last year, it was done in mid August, and this year, we get to see the new Note at the start of August. The reason for this, numerous leaks and reports claim, is the fact that Samsung want its top-tier smartphone to get some time to gain momentum in sales before Apple releases its ever-popular iPhone.

Whether this tactic is actually viable when we are talking about such high-class smartphones may be a bit arguable. Most iPhone fans are not very likely to grab a Note, just because it comes a month early, and most Android users are very well aware that the Note smartphones are among the best that the platform has to offer. But we could we wrong, so we decided to ask.

Have you already made up your mind on which of the two smartphones – the Note 7 of the 2016 iPhone / Plus – you are going to get, or are you waiting to see what both have to offer before you make a decision?

Which one are you planning to buy – the Note 7 or 2016 iPhone / Plus?

Note 7 all the way!
62.91%
Waiting patiently for those new iPhones!
16.99%
I will decide when all are released
20.11%

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124 Comments

1. gendo

Posts: 54; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

Neither. Getting a Nexus.

3. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Note 7 over 2016 iPhone any day!

98. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Both are hella let downs so I wouldn't pick either.

103. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

You're right, both aren't a huge ugrade from their respective predecesors. However, I'm eager to experiment the Note7's Iris scanner. When I'm done experimenting, I'll craiglist it.

109. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

That's a good reason to get it I suppose, same could be said to someone wanting to experiment with the iP7p dual camera.

14. foxfoxfox

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 10, 2016

getting note 7

87. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Only if it has : 6GB Ram 4000Mah Exy8893

93. TypicalGeek

Posts: 212; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

Sounds like imagination to me. I really hope they give it 4000mah, but NAH.

101. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

It doesn't sound like imagination, it sounds like something worthy or being called the Galaxy Note 7. Right now the rumored N7 is nothing more than a Galaxy S7 edge plus with a S pen and smaller battery that the regular S7E.

111. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

of***

104. chaosnightmare

Posts: 182; Member since: May 20, 2010

4000mha and new exynos sound amazing but IMO 6gb ram is way overkill for an android device, I mean, even surface 4 entry models do fine with 4gb of ram.

105. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

This is Android, where you have so much apps installed and running. This is not Windows. I mean tell me do you have all the apps on your phone, as same on your laptop?

115. John-Knotts

Posts: 380; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

So wait ...Android phones suddenly can't run with 4gb of RAM? What have all of the 2016 phones been doing so far?

120. chaosnightmare

Posts: 182; Member since: May 20, 2010

And most of those Android apps running in background are social networks, email, chat and other light weight notification services, on top of that you can play music, open some tabs on your browser and still do fine even with 2gb of ram, if you start opening every app you can just because you're to lazy to close apps your battery will be compromised, in real life 6gb of ram will only shine when people do those useless tests for youtube where they compare 2 or more phones opening as much apps as they can in a short period of time. However on PC windows services and software are way more demanding, you can oppen more than 2 windows on screen at the same time, or you can just run heavy programs like adobe premiere or some games.

18. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Yeah why is there no neither option?

85. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Then what are you getting?

42. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Meh, both of Note and iPhones doesn't have new to offer. Just incremental updates and spec bump. Iris scanners are gimmicks as of now, the only purpose is to unlock your phone.

48. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Agree wholeheartedly.

66. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Agree wholeheartedly too.

49. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"Iris scanners are gimmicks as of now, the only purpose is to unlock your phone." And you know this how? Or are you merely too short-sighted to realize the uses until apple advertises it to you?

46. TA700

Posts: 83; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Waiting for LG V20

62. rsiders

Posts: 1934; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Me too! My V10 has been great though.

86. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Accept the build is cheap, with plastic.

89. rsiders

Posts: 1934; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Suits me just fine. Don't need a phone with metal and glass anyway. Nice yes. But not a necessity.

100. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Smart man, both N7 and iP7p are both huge let downs.

106. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Absolutely...

2. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 926; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Note 7 will the be the same as the S7 Edge but with a pen. New Nexus all the way.

6. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

So what? The S Pen alone makes a hell of a difference. Note 7 all the way! :D

7. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

the bigger iphone may be compatible with the Apple pencil. it would be a poor strategy not to include it as that will sell more accessories for apple.

13. Landon

Posts: 1244; Member since: May 07, 2015

I doubt many people would be willing to carry the rather large Apple Pencil around with their iPhone. If only one would have a place to insert it in the phone...

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