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177. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

yeah i dont like Samsung but the S7 is very very Sexy. Followed close by HTC M7/M8/M9 Then Sony phones.

47. iamdsr

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 29, 2016

Should i buy a smartphone made by a china company( xiaomi, lenovo, one plus etc.).......?? I mean, are these brands reliable? No doubt they offer excellent features at low price, but i have seen the users complaining about very basic problems that shouldn't be there in a SMARTphone...like heating, call quality, and they are more likely to be defected on accidental falls...... *pardon typos*

94. Xperia_droid

Posts: 42; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

Yup After sale support for both hardware n software r poor comparatively big (like Samsung,Sony, etc..) brands. specially in case of hardware damage u may end up with forever damaged device. So better to stick with well known brands frm ur area, if u r going high in budget.


Posts: 9; Member since: Nov 25, 2014

Please can u comment about the audio jack quality of nexus 6p using earphone.how bad is it compared 2 other phones.is it deal breaker like bad?

50. SyafiqMTB

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 29, 2016

Not so bad. I've tried it before with my earphones

49. SyafiqMTB

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 29, 2016

Is the nexus 6p good for gaming?

178. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Its amazing for gaming probably one of the best device.

51. Sovat_fc

Posts: 224; Member since: Aug 30, 2014

I've been using LG G3 for 2 years, and I'm now planing to look for its successor. Which one of Galaxy S7 edge​ and Nexus 6P is worth replacing the G3?

82. shnibz

Posts: 508; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

Either one dude! But the 6P will save you money and get you the newest OS for longer.

105. Clars123

Posts: 1076; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

I cant say for the 6P..But the S7 edge's battery life and camera are good reason enough to switch

52. 4kMAN

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 31, 2016

Hi PA! i am not receiving any android update for my galaxy s5, still running android 4.4.2.. whenever i check update (about device> software update> update now) status tells that "the latest updates have already been installed".. i need to ask: 1. why i am not receiving android update? 2. is there any method to update android other than rooting the device, if so, please guide me. (i must also mention that my galaxy s5 is sim free) thank you.

65. maherk

Posts: 6750; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Find out your S5's model number, head to sammobile, search for your phone's firmware, download and flash using Odin. They have the marshmallow update already, and it is pretty easy to flash the firmware, all the steps are mentioned there. The benefits of flashing the official firmware through sammobile and odin, is that you don't need to root your phone nor you will lose any of your data. Good luck.

73. fisher

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 29, 2016

thank u man..

74. fisher

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 29, 2016

thank u man.. same issue here

133. 4kMAN

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 31, 2016

@maherk one of my friends suggested me to download firmware using Kies 3, what would u recommend? will it still required Odin to download and flash?

182. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Nope. Kies doesn't require Odin. Kies is discontinued now. Try Samsung Smart Switch. Plug the Phone to the PC. Click Update.

109. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

1. because your country / carrier does't offer the update yet , you will have to install a firmware for another country 2. answered by @maherk .

134. 4kMAN

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 31, 2016

my s5 is sim free so no involvement of carrier

55. night_elf

Posts: 51; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

Hi :) i have a question, can you send me a S1 as a gift, mine died 2 weeks ago :(

56. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

1) Favourite phone? 2) Will you do a giveaway? 3) Does any of the AMOLED phones have burn-in since people talk so much about it here? 4) Least favourite phone and least favourite flagship?

57. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Does any of these phones have a cracked display?

59. samystic

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

which phone (i don't need all in one) has 1) loudest or best speaker 2) highest body-to-screen ratio 3) most portable 5 incher (dpi does not matter). you can go higher than 5"

111. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

I would like to add my opinion 1. HTC M8 without a doubt. 2. I'd say LG G2 or S7edge 3. I'd say the G2 was fine but 5'5 display .

60. fisher

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 29, 2016

hi PA! i have a galaxy s5 and my call log is not recording any history of missed calls , received calls , msg received and sent. i am facinģ this issue from 5 to 6 days, i think i did something wrong with settings.i am unable to set this issue.. please guide me how to fux this problem. no issues with calls and texting.. just call log recording no history of recent logs. thank u

112. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

I don't think it has something to do with the sitting ,there is no such an option as I remember ,did you delete them ? to my memory you can only change the amount of time to hold the log , for example for month or so . maybe someone else could help you , but did you install another messaging or calling app that you set as standard ?

62. Tythas

Posts: 38; Member since: Jul 30, 2015

If you could take two phones and merge them together to make a superphone, what would they be, and for what reason(s)?

64. redmd

Posts: 1917; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

When will you give them away for for readers?

66. markpowervr

Posts: 31; Member since: Dec 22, 2015

why some flagship device ditch fm radio but present on there midrange and lower end models? is there any impact on that for the device performance? battery? or just saving cost? but for flagship device???? why oh why???

67. jessyi

Posts: 325; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Which has the smoothest fastest UI experience so far G5 or S7?

68. incidentflux

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 02, 2008

Which phone has the loudest earpiece and clearest speaker quality? Which phone has the best camera, best battery life (removable), dedicated micro-sd slot, best sound (earpiece, DAC, aptx) and is also dual SIM capable.

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