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[CLOSED] Interview - Carl's Views On Mobile Business

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Do you buy a new phone after 12-18/ months?

  1. Yes

    35 vote(s)
    36.1%
  2. No

    62 vote(s)
    63.9%
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  1. Ironic Chloride Donut Aug 2, 2015

    Ironic Chloride, Aug 2, 2015 :
    So... does this mean wait until we get a look at the next phone? I get the feeling this is going to be a more premium version
     

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  2. jrosser Ice Cream Sandwich Aug 2, 2015

    jrosser, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Well this really sucks. I want the 2. But I always need the latest. So now I will need to buy this new one as well. Great!
     

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  3. TakeMyMoney KitKat Aug 2, 2015

    TakeMyMoney, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Now I am pretty certain I will be waiting for the next one later this year.

    Thanks! :)
     

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  4. tanveerkhan9 Eclair Aug 2, 2015


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  5. PS00334332 Honeycomb Aug 2, 2015


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  6. RideBike Jelly Bean Aug 2, 2015

  7. Blueeye Ice Cream Sandwich Aug 2, 2015

  8. jrosser Ice Cream Sandwich Aug 2, 2015

    jrosser, Aug 2, 2015 :
    He is really crazy for mentioning it. I do not want to call anyone an idiot but he can really hurt the chances of the 2 really taking off. Why would he do that!
     

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  9. IceBlade64 Eclair Aug 2, 2015

    IceBlade64, Aug 2, 2015 :
    The only thing that i know is future proof is death itself, they say taxes but who knows.
    I was initially upset with the lack of NFC, but then I asked myself why would they leave out such an 'essential' feature. How many people know what NFC is or even does? the regular user almost never activates NFC, who can, without looking at their phone, know how to access the NFC setting?
    How many operations have you done using NFC?
    Where have you gone that NFC is needed to do anything?
    Where have you gone where NFC MAY have made a payment, access, logging in or anything easier?
    Its is a nice contraction on the spec sheet but FOR NOW, its an appendix , the one in your stomach not the one at the back of a book.
     

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  10. Setthawit Thanatheerapong Honeycomb Aug 2, 2015

    Setthawit Thanatheerapong, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Meh, Oneplus One still gives a great bang for the buck. I don't think i'll be buying the Oneplus Two to use as a daily driver...

    NFC is a huge part of my android life(tap to pay, sharing photos here and there with friends and family, I filled my house with nfc stickers on the walls, tables etc) thats what pretty much killed it for me...
     

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  11. teckboy30 Gingerbread Aug 2, 2015

    teckboy30, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Nfc adoption is already wide spread......the soda machine at my school supports wallet and pay
     

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  12. Audiology Gingerbread Aug 2, 2015


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  13. J.Chen89 Honeycomb Aug 2, 2015

    J.Chen89, Aug 2, 2015 :
    This new phone coming out better have NFC.

    I might just get both the OP2 and the newer phone coming out later lmao.:cool:
     

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  14. paulomonteiro Ice Cream Sandwich Aug 2, 2015

    paulomonteiro, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Just because it's convenient :p
     

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  15. Rafztafara Jelly Bean Aug 2, 2015

    Rafztafara, Aug 2, 2015 :
    WHAT IS THIS? #HYPE_VERSION_2.0?
    Hell yeahhh! :D
     

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  16. Kingnking Gingerbread Aug 2, 2015

    Kingnking, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Ups, sorry then.. Well maybe for you it's a simple thing.. But i already used my old phone for almost 4 years and i always wait for one that can be use for a long time.. You can say that because you can get a cheaper price for almost every phone.. In my country there's always a $50-$100 different in price.. Of course i'll be more skeptical.. And really sorry if i offended you in someways
     

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  17. Rafztafara Jelly Bean Aug 2, 2015

    Rafztafara, Aug 2, 2015 :
    That is my plan this whole time lol :D
     

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  18. RideBike Jelly Bean Aug 2, 2015

    RideBike, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Yeah i get you. I try to do the same. I own the one for a year now. And before that i had a 3 year old bb but it broke so i bought the one. Still quite happy with it. :)

    And of course you didn't offend me or something.
     

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  19. Kingnking Gingerbread Aug 2, 2015

    Kingnking, Aug 2, 2015 :
    Wow that's nice.. It's the same with me.. What i have now also a BB and because it can't support me again. I decide to take a new one.. I think OPO is a nice phone.. That's why i hope to get my hands on it's new generation.. ;)
     

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  20. h60ace Froyo Aug 2, 2015

    h60ace, Aug 2, 2015 :
    How many people signing up of OP2 invites are actually going to buy the phone? I'm guessing 25%. I, for one, was quite underwhelmed by the OP2, and I am a die-hard OPO supporter (I own two). I think that it will go down as an over#HYPE'ed flop. Only time will tell. I am going to skip the OP2, for now, in order to see what the Huawei Nexus has in store. If the rumors are true, it will be the true "flagship killer".
     

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