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Old 6th October 2016, 13:09   #24631
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A face down fall from around 1m, and this happened – cracks on both corners.
Repair cost quoted around 200 SGD (after 50% discount for Samsung Concierge customers); decided to stay with the broken screen for next 6 months or so.

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Try this. I use it for my gold S7 edge. Goes well with it. The edges are slightly raised so the display and camera are not exposed.
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You download the track to your device (phone/PC/Mac) and play it like you would any other media file.
This is incorrect. Checked it out and the song can only be played on Google Play app.
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A face down fall from around 1m, and this happened – cracks on both corners.
Repair cost quoted around 200 SGD (after 50% discount for Samsung Concierge customers); decided to stay with the broken screen for next 6 months or so.
That's sad. Those phones certainly score on the beautiful-thing scale, but flat glass screens worry me enough: I would not go for wrap-around glass.

Here's my ordinary-man first reaction to the Pixel: "Oh! It looks like a Samsung, except there isn't a button." It's a pretty big challenge making things that are all essentially the same shape and size look different to each other, but Google haven't even tried here.
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Try this. I use it for my gold S7 edge. Goes well with it. The edges are slightly raised so the display and camera are not exposed.
Thank you! The case looks good, but so far I have been using my phones without any protective casing and this is the first time a screen cracked. Now that it is already broken, I may just continue with this until for another 6 months or so.

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That's sad. Those phones certainly score on the beautiful-thing scale, but flat glass screens worry me enough: I would not go for wrap-around glass.
True, it’s really beautiful to hold, but need to have protective casing to survive small shocks. In comparison, my previous LG G3 was one solid piece which stood thru many of these situations.
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Has anybody bought a "unboxed" product from snapdeal? They have a One Plus 2 for 17k and it sounds like a good deal!
I unboxed sadness 2 days ago. Ordered a laptop and got a poor one with lower specs.
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This is incorrect. Checked it out and the song can only be played on Google Play app.
Not really.

Please read the instructions here: https://support.google.com/googlepla...50232?hl=en-IN
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Not really.

Please read the instructions here: https://support.google.com/googlepla...50232?hl=en-IN
Yes I did. It downloads it for offline playing but it is available only within the Google Play app. You can't see the file and other music players can't play it. I called up google support and they confirmed the same and initiated a refund for my purchase.
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Yes I did. It downloads it for offline playing but it is available only within the Google Play app. You can't see the file and other music players can't play it. I called up google support and they confirmed the same and initiated a refund for my purchase.
@JonSnow, what you need to do is to use your browser, go to your purchased music in Google Play Music store and download it. Remember each track can be downloaded only twice via means other than the Music Manager app. This limit has been set due to copyright reasons.

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Made an icon following google's Material Design guidelines for team bhp android app.
Looks SUPER cool man, thanks!

Will keep this as a reference for when we update the icon.
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That's sad. Those phones certainly score on the beautiful-thing scale, but flat glass screens worry me enough: I would not go for wrap-around glass.
I was planning on upgrading my wife's iPhone 5S to iphone 7. The planet mini was taking prebookings at 10,000 for delivery on 7th. I was in 2 minds ....looked at the 6s plus and just on a whim popped into the Samsung store a few shops away.

The S7 edge took my breath away!
It felt so good to hold and the display was the best I've ever seen.

It was love at first sight and I bought it immediately .

Only when I was back in the car did I realize I really didn't need a new phone. :-)
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I am perplexed by the lack of enthusiasm for Galaxy flagships S7 or S7 Edge in the forum. Oneplus3 seems to be the favorite android phone of the TBHP crowd. But in my personal opinion OP3 is no match for GS7 having used both. With some cash backs you can get GS7 as low as 40k which is hardly 12K above OP3. With some initial hiccups I am in love with my GS7. This is the best hardware out there at the moment.
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Now that it is already broken, I may just continue with this until for another 6 months or so.
This may not be a good idea. The risk here is that the crack will keep on widening as it is exposed to stress due to daily usage. Anything shielding it from stress will delay the inevitable.


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With some cash backs you can get GS7 as low as 40k which is hardly 12K above OP3.
'hardly 12K' is quite subjective .
A good mid-range phone is available for that amount now-a-days.

Full marks for Samsung on creating a master piece.
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I am perplexed by the lack of enthusiasm for Galaxy flagships S7 or S7 Edge in the forum. Oneplus3 seems to be the favorite android phone of the TBHP crowd. But in my personal opinion OP3 is no match for GS7 having used both. With some cash backs you can get GS7 as low as 40k which is hardly 12K above OP3. With some initial hiccups I am in love with my GS7. This is the best hardware out there at the moment.
OP3 is more bang for the buck, but the S7 edge is one of the truly gorgeous phones. A rare one really , a timeless beauty which one hardly expects from Samsung.
I still can't help admiring it .
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Are there any deals on for the S7 edge? I am looking to buy one and was counting upon these sale days. Day before Paytm and Yes bank combined to offer a mouth watering 15k off on the Apple iphone 7 and 7+ bringing the price at same level as in USA. I was hoping they could offer something similar with the S7 edge too.
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Are there any deals on for the S7 edge? I am looking to buy one and was counting upon these sale days. Day before Paytm and Yes bank combined to offer a mouth watering 15k off on the Apple iphone 7 and 7+ bringing the price at same level as in USA. I was hoping they could offer something similar with the S7 edge too.
I got mine in a brick and mortar Samsung store for 50,900. There was an exchange offer, but I didn't exchange my older phone.
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