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Old 1st July 2015, 00:42   #21511
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Bought Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 64 GB yesterday.

MRP- 56300/-
Offer- 3% off
Dealer offer- 2000 cashback + 500 off
Exhange value of Note 2- 9500/-
Final cost- 42,500/- INR
I can't believe prices have gone down that cheap! I am a gadget freak myself and have always seen Samsung dropping prices at a very steep rate.

I bought my 32GB version in the first week of launch in April for 62K with Insurance from Syska. I really feel looted at the moment!!!
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I can't believe prices have gone down that cheap! I am a gadget freak myself and have always seen Samsung dropping prices at a very steep rate.

I bought my 32GB version in the first week of launch in April for 62K with Insurance from Syska. I really feel looted at the moment!!!
Edge is priced at around 52K and S6 on 41K as of now now on Snapdeal.
Flipkart and Amazon also had similar price till yesterday.


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BTW, I had a funny and interesting experience when i started looking out for a new phone.

Flipkart, Amazon and few other sites had excellent offers as usual, on both iPhone and S6.

So i first called up Apple India customer care. I asked them which online retailers are authorised by Apple. He said only Infibeam.com is authorised. Flipkart and rest are not authorised and Apple cannot guarantee quality if purchased from these sites.

Then i called up Samsung India customer care and asked them the same question. His answer was "Sir, aap kahise bhi kharid sakte hey phone. Koi problem nahi." :-D (means you can buy Samsung phone from absolutely any online and offline shop)

That's why Samsung is # 1 in India I think.
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BTW, I had a funny and interesting experience when i started looking out for a new phone.

Flipkart, Amazon and few other sites had excellent offers as usual, on both iPhone and S6.

So i first called up Apple India customer care. I asked them which online retailers are authorised by Apple. He said only Infibeam.com is authorised. Flipkart and rest are not authorised and Apple cannot guarantee quality if purchased from these sites.

Then i called up Samsung India customer care and asked them the same question. His answer was "Sir, aap kahise bhi kharid sakte hey phone. Koi problem nahi." :-D (means you can buy Samsung phone from absolutely any online and offline shop)

That's why Samsung is # 1 in India I think.
I have bought all my apple phones from flipkart or Amazon and they are all guaranteed to work, no matter what apple says.
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.....He said only Infibeam.com is authorised. Flipkart and rest are not authorised and Apple cannot guarantee quality if purchased from these sites....
Quality of product is fine. But Infibeam ? Seriously ?
Will Apple guarantee delivery of the product itself, if purchased from Infibeam ?
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I have bought all my apple phones from flipkart or Amazon and they are all guaranteed to work, no matter what apple says.
Did you get any chance to get some work done in the guarantee/warranty period to confirm that? What was the work which got carried out?


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But Infibeam ? Seriously ?
Same expressions were mine when I first read that? Till today, Infibeam is one of the last portal anyone would like to deal with.

Though looks like the perception may change in future after this news came yesterday:
Big day for IPOs: IndiGo, Infibeam, Teamlease eye over Rs 2,000 crore from investors

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In my experience of buying around 3 or 4 items (maybe 2k each), Infibeam is pretty good. Processing and shipping is a much slower than Amazon or FK though. Expect a delivery timeline of maybe 7 elapsed days.
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At last Android 5.1 update for Moto X (1st gen) has been released.
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Broke the front glass and display of my Nexus4. LG service centre charges Rs7k for replacement. Anyone can help with a cheaper alternate anywhere in Kerala? Thanks.
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LG service centre charges Rs7k for replacement. Anyone can help with a cheaper alternate anywhere in Kerala?
Its a sign that you have to upgrade. On a serious note, check those samsung repair centers but talk to the technicians directly asking them if they can source something from outside.

Check Ebay if there are any options.

The Nexus 4 used priced should be similar if iam not wrong. May be just replace it with a newer used Nexus 4
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Anyone here with an Android One device that has updated to Lollipop? Can you please post your experience post-update ?
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After a year of trying to root the t2, finally did it with unexpected ease. Kingroot, from xda, downloads as an apk, install, run, done. Wow!
For most devices it'll do this.
No more struggle with flashtool, and finally a backup made on titanium, and internal memory freed up.
Give it a shot first if you're struggling with root.
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Has anyone rooted their S6 edge without tripping knox 01??
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Any experiences with the Samsung Galaxy Alpha? Very tempted to buy it for the wife.
Seems a steal at 22k.
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Broke the front glass and display of my Nexus4. LG service centre charges Rs7k for replacement. Anyone can help with a cheaper alternate anywhere in Kerala? Thanks.
If you are a DYI guy, you can try this.
Get the digitalizer from Amazon.

Check out to the YouTube video which guides you how to go about replacing it.

Else, like ppl have suggested, you could get the replacement screen, visit the local mobile adda, get the technician to do the work for you.
Do show him the video, in case he is not very familiar with Nexus 4.


Ps:- I went through a similar situation about a 3 weeks back. I tried sourcing the screen, it was available readily. Then I checked with LG service, they said it is a 20 min job and had the screen in stock. So, I took the 7K plunge. There were a lot of important things in the mobile which were yet to be synced.
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