Samsung includes a refurbished 3-year old Galaxy Note 3 in its list of Black Friday deals

By all accounts, 2016 was not a great year for Samsung. Oh, it started out quite well, thank you, with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. But the double recall on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which resulted in the device being pulled from Sammy's lineup, reportedly cost the company as much as $5 billion in costs and lost sales. And who knows how much the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco will hurt them in the future...
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43. Odeira

Posts: 300; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

This phone is only worth "$80?" Really? Because I swear that this is a better PHONE than a comparable Motorola G4 Plus which probably has a backdoor Lenovo put on it to mine out your data, or BLUs that were ACTUALLY caught with said backdoor, or used Nexus 5s and iPhone 5S'! Shame Samsung all you want for this, but don't make it so that it is shameful to STILL own a Note 3 in 2016, because it is not, period.

46. nate358

Posts: 63; Member since: Dec 24, 2013

As I currently write from my Note 3, I will say it was just updated to the September 01 2016 Android Security Patch Level. ... so that is something. I've been think about updating my phone to the new OnePlus 3T.

49. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Did they refit the note 7's explosions feature to older models as an upgrade?

59. aegislash

Posts: 1475; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

*crickets chirping in the distance*

52. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

If they do this surely they will offer updates to marshmallow? Still have my Note 3. If Samsung doesn't then I will only look at iPhones and The Pixel line in the future.

60. Foxgabanna

Posts: 587; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

I would just buy a Nexus 6P or a Note 4. f**k all that.
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