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Old 16-07-2017, 12:28 PM   #16
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Why is it goondu?? You have to pay for the line subscription every month anyway right?? Why not get with a subsidised price for the phone?? Unless you are one of those who change phones within 2 years??
to me it feels like the listed price for phones on telcos are always set higher than retailers. Then they give u discount/subsidised price like they so ****ing generous but when I calculate the price for what I'm getting, 2 year contract + whatever I pay for the phone is more expensive than getting a phone from a retailer and a sim only plan without contract.
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Old 16-07-2017, 04:09 PM   #17
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to me it feels like the listed price for phones on telcos are always set higher than retailers. Then they give u discount/subsidised price like they so ****ing generous but when I calculate the price for what I'm getting, 2 year contract + whatever I pay for the phone is more expensive than getting a phone from a retailer and a sim only plan without contract.
But if one has already started with paying a subsidised price for a latest flagship model compared to the retail price, adding the 2 years subscription fees, I'm just curious how can it cost more than getting a retail phone price without plan when one still have to continue paying for the same subscription plan? The Maths just don't add up.
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Old 16-07-2017, 04:12 PM   #18
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Hahaha... really... does it matter...


DXOMark Mobile Phone Camera Scores

Sad to say, DXOMark can't be trusted after they rated Sony Xperia camera topping the chart. TBH HTC U11 camera is very mediocre.
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Old 16-07-2017, 07:40 PM   #19
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to me it feels like the listed price for phones on telcos are always set higher than retailers. Then they give u discount/subsidised price like they so ****ing generous but when I calculate the price for what I'm getting, 2 year contract + whatever I pay for the phone is more expensive than getting a phone from a retailer and a sim only plan without contract.
After corporate and bundled discounts, a contract is cheaper.

You may be right without any discounts.

Take mine for an example, with Singtel combo 2. I am paying $34 monthly consistently. A comparable Sim only plan will cost me nearly $30. So it is a no brainer choice.
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Old 16-07-2017, 11:07 PM   #20
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But if one has already started with paying a subsidised price for a latest flagship model compared to the retail price, adding the 2 years subscription fees, I'm just curious how can it cost more than getting a retail phone price without plan when one still have to continue paying for the same subscription plan? The Maths just don't add up.
just do the math, the cost of your phone service is much cheaper without the phone tacked onto it.

The telcos make more money selling you phones
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Old 17-07-2017, 01:40 PM   #21
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same as last year, too expensive
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Old 17-07-2017, 01:51 PM   #22
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Old 17-07-2017, 09:50 PM   #23
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If this phone launch here I chop
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Old 18-07-2017, 09:54 AM   #24
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It's 2017, please put the headphone jack at the bottom!


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Old 18-07-2017, 06:35 PM   #25
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got headphone jack i happy already

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Old 26-07-2017, 01:52 PM   #26
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I only have two things that I look forward with Pixel 2:
1) Replace FP with a newer, better and faster one. Pixel was using exactly the same FP as N6P.
2) Hardware based ZSL & improved HDR+.

Dual camera? Useless if not implemented correctly and properly. Better to have one camera with the best image processing. Even fruit dual camera implementation failed, since the so-called telephoto lens is only used if there is enough light, otherwise it's dead, so the so-called bokeh effect is still soft based.
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Old 26-07-2017, 01:58 PM   #27
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I have not actually had any problems at all with Nexus 6P or Pixel's fingerprint sensor. It's fast and accurate.
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Old 26-07-2017, 02:02 PM   #28
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It's considerably fast and accurate, got to place the finger on FP for a bit, instead of just a tap, but it's a better FP than the one in G6. However, it's not as fast as say OP3, so yup can be improved, since N6P was one of the fastest when it was first released.
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Old 26-07-2017, 02:10 PM   #29
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It's considerably fast and accurate, got to place the finger on FP for a bit, instead of just a tap, but it's a better FP than the one in G6. However, it's not as fast as say OP3, so yup can be improved, since N6P was one of the fastest when it was first released.
Actually it might have to do with how long it takes for the phone to wake the screen rather than the fingerprint sensor itself? I tried quickly tapping on my Pixel's fingerprint sensor and then lifting my finger off and the screen still wakes in about a sec later.
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Old 26-07-2017, 02:15 PM   #30
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Actually it might have to do with how long it takes for the phone to wake the screen rather than the fingerprint sensor itself? I tried quickly tapping on my Pixel's fingerprint sensor and then lifting my finger off and the screen still wakes in about a sec later.
I am referring to the vibration that is triggered after successful read of the FP. I am not concern about how long it takes to wake up, since this part is fine. On my N6P, I would have to place my finger for a bit on the FP, otherwise it would fail to read. One of the guys in android police also mentioned this on his Pixel, so at least it's not just my imagination. IMO, FP is very important nowadays, because there are many apps that are utilising it other than just unlocking.
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