Made In China...Malware?

  1. gaster Lollipop Moderator Aug 28, 2017

    gaster, Aug 28, 2017 :
    Don't be surprised when you ll see your wife's OnePlus 5 run and open everything faster than Note 8 :) Good luck with your purchase and enjoy whatever you ll get at last

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  2. rayj00 Cupcake Aug 28, 2017

    rayj00, Aug 28, 2017 :
    I am considering the S8 simply because it beats OP5 in just about every category...except price of course.
    I like the waterproof feature since I live in Florida and you know it's humidity. And the gulf of Mexico right outside my window! I think I will get the S8 and the wife the OP5.

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  3. R3d Gingerbread Aug 28, 2017

    R3d, Aug 28, 2017 :
    OP, I challenge you to find a phone nit made in China! XD

  4. sfomin Nougat Aug 28, 2017

    sfomin, Aug 28, 2017 :
    do you want to get divorced? get her a real phone! like the s8!

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  5. rayj00 Cupcake Aug 28, 2017

    rayj00, Aug 28, 2017 :
    I have a friend who bought a PC controlled laser cutter from China. The software that came with it had a virus on it.

    All I was asking is what steps are taken to prevent any malware from being installed prior to shipping. No third party handling is great, but what about the insider? After we receive the phone, it's up to us to protect ourselves.

  6. G_Mark_Wan_JxaU Cupcake Aug 28, 2017

    G_Mark_Wan_JxaU, Aug 28, 2017 :
    If i have to make a choice between UK made mobile phone or China made mobile. 100% i am going to go for a china made mobile phone.

  7. Daktak Cupcake Aug 29, 2017

    Daktak, Aug 29, 2017 :
    You could immediately flash a community rom instead of using Oxygen OS

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  8. Bryan91u Gingerbread Aug 29, 2017

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  10. F_Terence_Quah_gSCv Ice Cream Sandwich Aug 29, 2017

    F_Terence_Quah_gSCv, Aug 29, 2017 :
    buying from anonymous seller via online is like that. u have to check the source n read through a bit ppl feedbacks. and see if they are certified. wan things cheap online but didn't do recheck, it's your fault.
    Tats very general when buying things online. even buying from lazada, 11street, taobao, alibaba need to recheck the source. the company only holds as middle man for those.

  11. F_Terence_Quah_gSCv Ice Cream Sandwich Aug 29, 2017

    F_Terence_Quah_gSCv, Aug 29, 2017 :
    lolz...I guess some ppl don't even knows about world economic now.
    coal and metal worldwide is only provided by China..because other country is already left zero, it's already empty a few years back.

  12. rayj00 Cupcake Aug 29, 2017

    rayj00, Aug 29, 2017 :
    Never tried that before. What would flashing a community ROM get me? Would the OP5 perform better?

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  14. F_Siva_Subramanian_aIuN Cupcake Aug 30, 2017

    F_Siva_Subramanian_aIuN, Aug 30, 2017 :
    but I have heard battery explode

  15. Scherpenseel Jelly Bean Aug 30, 2017

    Scherpenseel, Aug 30, 2017 :
    It was an answer to your malware, so why this question?
    And if an insider at Samsung wants to install malware on the S8, there will be malware on the S8. So don't be so certain about the S8 being malware free if you doubt OnePlus. The chances of malware is the same on both.