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Old Mar 9, 2022, 04:01 PM   #1
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ATI Technologies Done with Samsung just bought an iPhone

Well after my third cancelled upgrade order (after they told me it would go through) I'm done with Samsung mobile. Been with them for about 5 years upgrading even when the upgrades were marginal and now they've shat on me once too often.

Just ordered an iPhone 13 Pro form the UK Apple store on two years interest free credit and it sailed through. I get a bonus in June so will probably pay it off early. I've agreed to sell the S21 to a friend for £350 and the Galaxy watch for about £80 so that more than settles the Klarna account.

I've still got my old Galaxy Watch 3 and I paired it with an old iPhone 6S and it works flawlessly. Should be even better on my new iPhone 13. Before Samsung cancelled my order the shipping date was 24th April whereas my new iPhone is arriving in two days.

I was the last bastion of Android in my family now we're all Apple fans
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Old Mar 9, 2022, 06:29 PM   #2
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I'll never buy into their walled Garden. But enjoy your phone man, they are still pretty slick and with the rest of your fam on it, it will rock.
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Funny, my Note 5 pushed me to an iPhone 6s+ too, and wow after 2 years with that POS I was so happy to go back to Android.
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Enjoy your new phone with free updates for it's useful lifespan.

I don't do android unless it's a google phone or a oneplus. The rest are a security nightmare. I even have a special wireless vlan just for those things when my kids friends come over with one asking for wifi.
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Enjoy your new phone with free updates for it's useful lifespan.

I don't do android unless it's a google phone or a oneplus. The rest are a security nightmare. I even have a special wireless vlan just for those things when my kids friends come over with one asking for wifi.
No kidding, still on iphone7 which should be 6 years come September. Most likely will get replaced this year as the original battery is noticeably degrading on me now. WFH has allowed me to not have to charge it up to 100% or allow it to drop below 20%.
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Somebody told me I would eventually miss Android and go back after getting the 12 pro max, but iOS has come a long way over the years. Haven’t regretted the move at all.
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Enjoy your new phone with free updates for it's useful lifespan.

I don't do android unless it's a google phone or a oneplus. The rest are a security nightmare. I even have a special wireless vlan just for those things when my kids friends come over with one asking for wifi.
Samsung provides like, 4 years of system updates these days.
My note 9 still receives security updates too.
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A mixed bag for me lol

The Galaxy S7 Edge was one of the greatest phones I ever used. Guess I saw Samsung with rose tinted glasses when I bought the Note 10 Plus... which wasn't all that great when I look back. Fingerprint scanner was plain garbage, and although the camera was decent, the annoying camera lag was an obvious issue.

Went with the iPhone 12 Pro Max, and I honestly, when it was first released, it was a buggy mess. Screen had an obvious yellow tint (which was fixed in a subsequent update.... almost half a year later) and it had frequent crashes. Nevermind overheating whenever I play games on the darn thing. Again, I bought an iPhone because of rose tinted glasses (loved the iPhone X).

Thank goodness though, my iPhone 13 Pro is next to perfect. Smooth screen with great colors, great camera, and doesn't run hot.

Lucky I gave the iPhone another chance.
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Old Apr 7, 2022, 02:58 PM   #9
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Form factor drove me to Apple. I needed a new phone and the SE was the only thing my carrier supports that is actually mobile. So far it hasn't been that painful at all.
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Form factor drove me to Apple. I needed a new phone and the SE was the only thing my carrier supports that is actually mobile. So far it hasn't been that painful at all.
??? How so?
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??? How so?
In terms of size, I assume. I haven't looked at the SE, but it is fairly small, if I'm not mistaken. They're actually priced really nicely too..

I will say my GFs iPhone 12 (non Pro, non Max) is actually kind of nice in terms of hand-holding size. With that being said, I looked at a Google Pixel 6 Pro today. Felt pretty nice in my hands..

Jumping ship off the sinking OnePlus boat soon, I think.
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Samsung as gotten better on the support front. Newest phones are the first to get 4yrs of regular updates. Can only imagine how long the security updates will go for.

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In terms of size, I assume. I haven't looked at the SE, but it is fairly small, if I'm not mistaken. They're actually priced really nicely too..

I will say my GFs iPhone 12 (non Pro, non Max) is actually kind of nice in terms of hand-holding size. With that being said, I looked at a Google Pixel 6 Pro today. Felt pretty nice in my hands..

Jumping ship off the sinking OnePlus boat soon, I think.
The pricing of the SE is amazeballs. It's just a shame they didn't update it's physical build. But the regular S22 and SE are very close in size.

But personally, I can't support Apple. *shrug*, only vote I get as a consumer is with my wallet and they aren't getting my vote till they change course on how they handle their stuff.(let me repair stuff properly, get the computer hardware and MacOS in order and I'd reconsider. But I don't see it happening, so I'm not buying their stuff)
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In terms of size, I assume. I haven't looked at the SE, but it is fairly small, if I'm not mistaken. They're actually priced really nicely too..

I will say my GFs iPhone 12 (non Pro, non Max) is actually kind of nice in terms of hand-holding size. With that being said, I looked at a Google Pixel 6 Pro today. Felt pretty nice in my hands..

Jumping ship off the sinking OnePlus boat soon, I think.
Have you seen the reviews of the Pixel 6 Pro? Was going to be my first choice but having read the reviews and forums the software is a POS. Loads of issues and for some unusable. Google it you can't miss them. I'm not coming back to Android I'm afraid. Samsung with crappy Exynos 2200 no thank you and Google with crappy POS OS good bye.
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I was happily using an Unihertz Atom XL until AT&T shut off my sim and forced me to use some slow, vendor bloatware laden POS. After a few months of Waze crashing, android auto not working half the time, and other smaller problems I decided to go with the latest reasonably small phone I could find. The SE has about the same volume, perhaps a bit less frontal area, and is lighter than the Atom Xl.


Working in IT for 20 years, I've almost exclusively had bad experiences with Apple such as: mandatory synchronization software for music players, comically un-intuitive\unstable management software for ipads, and an inability to save accounting settings for our xerox printers. The SE is my first ever personal Apple product (it literally says "(Product)" on the back) and I'm quite pleased and surprised with how well thought out the software is. I can always nitpick if you like, but overall, this is the best phone I've ever used.
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I was happily using an Unihertz Atom XL until AT&T shut off my sim and forced me to use some slow, vendor bloatware laden POS. After a few months of Waze crashing, android auto not working half the time, and other smaller problems I decided to go with the latest reasonably small phone I could find. The SE has about the same volume, perhaps a bit less frontal area, and is lighter than the Atom Xl.


Working in IT for 20 years, I've almost exclusively had bad experiences with Apple such as: mandatory synchronization software for music players, comically un-intuitive\unstable management software for ipads, and an inability to save accounting settings for our xerox printers. The SE is my first ever personal Apple product (it literally says "(Product)" on the back) and I'm quite pleased and surprised with how well thought out the software is. I can always nitpick if you like, but overall, this is the best phone I've ever used.
Ooooo burned by the carrier. Oh well, enjoy the new phone
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