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$500 to buy a new phone, what do you get?

  1. Halcyonic
    Honeycomb Jan 24, 2016

    Halcyonic , Jan 24, 2016 :
    It will be announced most likely during MWC (which is February 20th). NOTE that that's just the announcement date. The phone will probably be released 1/2 to a month from that announcement date, so if that's too far away, my previous statement stands.
     

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  2. caldrich
    Jelly Bean Jan 25, 2016

    caldrich , Jan 25, 2016 :
    Eh, not quite a phone upgrade. That's more of another phone with something special about it.
    Lmao. I described why I upgrade often in a previous post. And I am single.
    Same as above twice.
    We agree on nextbit. I'll look into the mi5. And yeah, seems that way. Thanks!
    Definitely!.... The exact opposite of what I want the (the iPhone of course)
    Ha-ha. Maybe an upgrade in certain areas, but not on a spec sheet. And nothing special about it compared to the op2
     

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  3. blujadajhdja
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jan 25, 2016

    blujadajhdja , Jan 25, 2016 :
    IMO, the OPO can be considered special compared to the OP2 in certain regards. I remember some people who felt the OPO was actually more smooth.

    Anyway, back on topic, if you're interested in Samsung, the US unlocked version of the Galaxy S6 is $499.00 on Amazon right now. The 6P is also a great choice.
     

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  4. ivanrocks321
    Eclair Jan 25, 2016

    ivanrocks321 , Jan 25, 2016 :
    I would go with the LG V10 it may actually be a bit more but its worth it. its got 2 screens, two front camera, removable battery and microSD. And for me the biggest deal a dedicated hifi digital to analogue converter and amplifier. I think its got plenty of unique stuff going for it.
     

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  5. kanagadeepan
    KitKat Jan 25, 2016


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  6. ratification
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jan 25, 2016

    ratification , Jan 25, 2016 :
    Keep it & save the EARTH!!


    nice peach, I'm calmed by it.
     

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  7. Aonex
    Gingerbread Jan 25, 2016


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  8. patstar5
    Jelly Bean Jan 25, 2016

    patstar5 , Jan 25, 2016 :
    The Alcatel Idol 4 and Asus Zenfone 3 should be pretty good. There's also the new Moto x and Oneplus 3. I wonder how much the lg g5 will cost.
     

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  9. RJ Murdok
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jan 25, 2016

    RJ Murdok , Jan 25, 2016 :
    An X and then I'd pocket the rest for next years Z(?) (I guess Y would work too).
     

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  10. caldrich
    Jelly Bean Jan 25, 2016

    caldrich , Jan 25, 2016 :
    Eh, 6p seems better for now. And I don't see any chance that Google will let HTC make the new nexus this year XD given recent phones by them.
    The OnePlus X is definitely a downgrade from the OnePlus 2. I've kinda had my fill with OnePlus devices. They're not bad, but I want to see what a true top dog has. OnePlus never has been an actual top dog. They've always come up short of that title. So I think I'll find out what all the hype with the 6p is for. Ha-ha.
     

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  11. aakashjhaveri
    Lollipop Jan 25, 2016


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  12. wsker
    Froyo Jan 25, 2016

    wsker , Jan 25, 2016 :
    Promises that are full of bugs, 12.1 ? 12 after every single phone had lollipop?
    For me? oneplus one is the first and last phone from this company.
     

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  13. gringoboy
    Lollipop Jan 25, 2016

    gringoboy , Jan 25, 2016 :
    Lol. In your dreams. There are loads of phones that got it later, like all the ones that had Cyanogen on it for example.
    As for full of bugs, I don't really see that. The bug I've suffered from most is Mobile Radio, and that's an Android bug, not Cyanogen or Oneplus. Other than that, my phone has been excellent for well over a year. Bugs are present in all software, you just have to overcome them with Android or wait for fixes. Don't expect Nexus-level updates from anything other than a Nexus.
     

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  14. thebluemace
    Honeycomb Jan 25, 2016


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  15. YaWyck
    Gingerbread Jan 25, 2016


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  16. malidan
    Nougat Jan 25, 2016

    malidan , Jan 25, 2016 :
    Now this is funny seen as most people who have the OPO think it's worth upgrading to.:D
     

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  17. marinobiagio
    KitKat Jan 25, 2016


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  18. caldrich
    Jelly Bean Jan 25, 2016

    caldrich , Jan 25, 2016 :
    Ha-ha. I'll change it to one and add a p to the 6
    Quite a ending statement
    Ha-ha. Looking for something can can use internet, not just a mini wrecking ball
    Not gonna wait anywhere close to that long, plus I won't be getting another OnePlus device, higher end phones are getting as cheap as OnePlus is, so it eliminates the reasoning there
    Lmao. Well, I currently have the OP2, so you mean $500 worth of drugs, here comes the FBI. Lol.
     

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  19. veratoloz2005
    Lollipop Jan 25, 2016


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  20. WolfpackN64
    Jelly Bean Jan 25, 2016

    WolfpackN64 , Jan 25, 2016 :
    500 gets you a lot frankly. If you're passing down, you have a good reason to upgrade. But in all honesty, I'd wait for the next batch of flagships to arrive. there isn't any real good upgrade from the OP2 at the moment. But with the Snapdragon 820 powered devices coming out, that'll change soon.
     

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