Samsung A7/S7/S8

Discussion in 'Computers & IT' started by Zippy768, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. I am a long term Samsung fan but still using my Note 4 which has had about 5 new batteries and is years old.

    Might be worth looking at newer models but not the latest and greatest.

    Android really is the winner on phones IMO.
  2. Av Gorritt

    Av Gorritt Member

    NE Ches / SE Lancs
    I thought so too at first , but I had the "edge" version and broke the screen almost first time I cleaned it -- never broke a screen ever , neither before nor since . and since the local phone shop couldn't repair - it had to go back to Samsung , I scrapped it . I didn't know that the s9 had "eye unlock" , not that it matters greatly , I don't lock mine anyway . There are quite a few "brand new sealed "ones on the FB marketplace , all colours and capacities , £350 to £550 ish . S8 or 9 Unwanted upgrades or similar , probably getting out before the S10 comes -- 28th of this month I think . I've always bought mine from "e Global " - playing with fire perhaps but I've never had a moments trouble with either the phones , delivery, payments or the company .
  3. Matt77

    Matt77 Member

    East Sussex
    My s7 edge lasted until it got to my daughter so about 2 and a half years, fine with myself and then my wife, I do get a case for every phone before I take it to work I must say, my daughter then completely buggered it :unsure: I only lock mine to avoid the pocket dialling.
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  4. Av Gorritt

    Av Gorritt Member

    NE Ches / SE Lancs
    I always used to button my phones in my boiler suit breast pocket , as being relatively safe there . I now use my shirt pocket , but that doesn't matter anyway , as I don't get into the places that i used too . Rest of our lot are Apple afficionados , one member has his screen tied up with old sticking plaster, duct tape and probably baler twine as well , and I think that happened about 4 days from new .
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  5. Zippy768

    Zippy768 Member

    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019
  6. It replaced a Motorola MotoG 32GB that was basically full up
    It works just fine although the new Android Pie takes a bit of getting used to
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  7. Cowabunga

    Cowabunga Member

    I've just renewed my telephone, broadband and three mobile SIM card business contracts. I get the mobiles for £5+VAT a month with 600 minutes each, unlimited texts and 1gig data.

    Also ordered a cheap Android phone for my brother, taking him into the 21st Century. A Nokia 2.1 plus a flip case. The phone cost £83.32 and is a big step up from his Motorola flip phone.
  8. Oscar

    Oscar Member

    I bought a Tuff phone T1 in early December , my first smart phone. Does the job and seems to be sticking the work. It's much bigger than previous phones and I can t therefore put in trouser pocket so have a sock I put it in and have to try and be careful where I carry it as can t do with the holding in hand all the time which you see in town ! Thinking of a smart watch now (!) and when spraying can leave in cab but still receive calls/texts while outside filling etc. Progress ehh !!
  9. simon-0116

    simon-0116 Member

    Same boat as you. Son has s7 edge and shop said a7 alegadly spec slightly slower but not noticable and cheaper for replacement screen

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