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Old 17th November 2016, 09:01   #24961
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And yes the black is rumored as well. Hope so
As far as I am aware, there is no black colour option, however, the company has called the new color as Gunmetal (as opposed to the graphite that is presently available).
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Looks like after Note 7, the S7 is following in its footsteps. A Canadian man of Indian origin experienced it smoking in his hands when driving and barely managed to throw it out the window but not before sustaining 2nd and 3rd degree burns in both hands. Wonder how disastrous it'd have been had he not removed the phone from the pocket quickly, might've even lead to an automobile accident. Seems from the following link that Samsung had problems with its washing machine lids being blown off during operation hurting people's shoulder and a broken jaw as well.

Somewhere between their almost unknown brand presence and a quick rise to the ranks of one of the top electronics manufacturers in a matter of a few years, I guess they forgot that quality needs good R&D and extensive testing. I know a couple of people whose LCD t.v's of Samsung conked out in 1-2 years (panel issue/board problem), replacement of which costed a bomb.

They innovated quite a lot earlier, the SAMOLED screen (though vulgarly oversaturated), T.V's with gesture control, fridges with switchable modes to make the freezer as regular fridge etc, today they seem to resting on their success and letting the quality drop drastically. I used to like the brand a few years back.. our Samsung fridge served loyally for 17 years without a failure and looked good as new. Now though, I've changed it to a Sharp which I got at a great deal. One product failing is symptomatic I'm afraid.

http://gizmodo.com/canadian-man-says...sho-1789010386
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Looks like after Note 7, the S7 is following in its footsteps.
S7 has been in the market for 6 months before the Note 7 came in. All these news of S7 catching fire have come up ONLY after the Note 7 fiasco. Coincidence??
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Old 17th November 2016, 10:09   #24964
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As far as I am aware, there is no black colour option, however, the company has called the new color as Gunmetal (as opposed to the graphite that is presently available).
of course. i was just mentioning it as a rumour at that stage.
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Old 17th November 2016, 20:37   #24965
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I am using SG Note4 for nearly two years without any problem. But from today morning Contacts is not opening with message ".... unfortunately it stopped". I searched web and did couple of things like clearing cache, removing as default etc but did not help. I can not call anybody. But there is workaround though when I open whatsapp and go to view in address book and can call the contact. But can not call those contacts who are not on whatsapp. Can receive call from anybody.
Is there any other way to make work the phone/contacts without factory reset. I have exported the contacts vcf file to sd card(32gb).
Many times I received message that there is not enough space (just 500 mb odd space left with red line)in my internal memory. Then I used to transfer whatsapp videos etc to sd card and clear some memory. Can this be reason? Please suggest way out.
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Old 17th November 2016, 20:56   #24966
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of course. i was just mentioning it as a rumour at that stage.
Yeah the phone is on expected lines. Slightly disappointed that there is no info on selling it in India. Thought that India would be a priority market with the popularity here.

On the other hand if anyone saw the announcement ..it was such a drab affair.
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Samsung owners especially high end premium phone owners, please note this:

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The year 2016 has been a terrible year for Samsung & apparently, everyone in the world knows why, but if you are still wondering then itís the Note 7 Explosions fiasco that has hit them to the core. They had to eventually discontinue the product itself and focus on the other products that have already been doing well. But today we have come through a very ironical situation where a customer who had purchased the Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone, the brandís current best product was broken. When he was even ready to pay for getting the shattered display fixed, he was denied that.
http://phoneradar.com/samsung-denyin...ss-conditions/
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Samsung owners especially high end premium phone owners, please note this:

http://phoneradar.com/samsung-denyin...ss-conditions/
They really are out to frame Samsung! ;-)
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Yeah the phone is on expected lines. Slightly disappointed that there is no info on selling it in India. Thought that India would be a priority market with the popularity here.

On the other hand if anyone saw the announcement ..it was such a drab affair.
i do think it will be launched in India. Remember seeing an infographic showing countries where it would be launched and India was included.
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So the OnePlus3T has been finally revealed. SD821, 128GB ROM option, New front cam and a 3400mAH battery.

Disappointed to know that it does not run Nougat out of the box. 479USD for the 128GB version. Still a good price i reckon.
Ordered mine yesterday. It was shipped today and will be delivered in 2 days by the 25th (Shenzen, China to NY, USA)!

Pleasantly surprised with One Plus's shipping times!
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They really are out to frame Samsung! ;-)
Samsung is framing itself by refusing to support current flagship.

It is like Maruti refusing repairs for a current model.
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That's not ethical to deny him repairs when he is willing to pay for the glass. I hope it's some sort of joke.
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Its shopping time in our house for Smartphones. 2 phones were already planned when I lost my current one so now I am also in the queue to get a new phone.

So need help from all you experts out here in choosing a model or at least clearing the confusion. Please do not add to it

A phone for my dad
Basic usage of Whatsapp, Uber, phone calls.
Budget: within 7k
Models in Mind: Coolpad Mega 2.5D


A phone for my wife
Moderate usage of Whatsapp, Uber, phone calls, photo, facebook and emails. She requires battery life, storage, no heating, acceptable performance. Her current Redmi 2 was very slow right from the 1st month and low in internal storage as well.
Budget: within 15k
Models in Mind: None as of now, need suggestion

As for me, I am totally confused. Though I like the OP3 but at 27k its 7k over my budget. Within 20k the only other phone that I am liking is Lenovo Z2 Plus.

So any or all suggestions are welcome.
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Redmi 3s for dad, redmi note 3 for the wife and oneplus 3 for you.
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Old 25th November 2016, 08:37   #24975
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Moto E3 power for Dad
Moto G4 plus for wife (and maybe you)
OnePlus 3 for you if you're willing to spend. Else, Z2 is good.
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