Why I think $800 is too much for the Galaxy S7 edge

It wants to be the ultimate smartphone. But is it? After a week of using it, I can say there are things about it that make the Galaxy S7 edge appear markedly underperforming considering its hefty $800 price tag...
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248 Comments

254. markpowervr

Posts: 31; Member since: Dec 22, 2015

always on burned-in display? mahmen thats hottttttt!!!! they should make a press on screen to view the content and release to close again! thats much coolerrrrr!!!

259. DnB925Art

Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013

The always-on display is not static. It changes position roughly every 30 seconds (I haven't timed it on my S7 Edge but it does change positions). You will not get burn-in from the always-on display.

255. Roeshak

Posts: 38; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

A very very stupid article indeed this is. What possessed the author to write it one wonders?

262. Adreno

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 12, 2016

"What possessed the author..." The iSpirit

265. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

As a pretty happy just made Redmi 3 owner here, I'd say $800 is too much for >any< phone to cut it fair away from brand dropping. When even same segmen $800 proper laptops are also debatable.

268. Adreno

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 12, 2016

Speaking in a general term, no phone is what $800. But individualy, there are phones which are much closer to the worth of $800 than other phones. Spec for spec; features for features: Galaxy S7 Edge is closer to the worth of eight hundred bucks than any other phone currently on the market!

275. JteveSobs

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 31, 2016

Silly Android users, you can get a cheap 128gb iPhone 6s+ for $950. - In my memory

276. RodrigoFreijanes

Posts: 58; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

If not a paid review, you are giving me a break about switching iPhone 6 Plus 128GB to S7 edge.

278. Zoso28

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 14, 2016

That was the weakest and most subjective critiques of a phone I've ever read.. It's literally dripping with disdain and amateurish at best. Having reviewed every current "premium" phone on the US market I feel that my opinion is somewhat objective, and I couldn't disagree more on at least 90% of it. I can't believe your editor approved it.

279. GoGoGalaxyNexus

Posts: 80; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

Really?... I own this phone and I love every bit of it, It's worth every cent I paid for it. If you don't like the always on feature or the fingerprint scanner then don't use them, if you have a problem with the auto brightness then do it manually, there is a lot more in this phone than just those 3 features and to me they work great, this article should have for title "my opinion of..." or "I just want to trash the...", I guess there are not professional writers in this website or there are not responsible editors in here, I guess a $800 Iphone is worth every penny, right?

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