Android Thread v2

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:56 pm

I'm really struggling for a new android phone. I don't want a flagship but want to upgrade from a Nokia 8. I'm not really finding much that I would consider a good enough upgrade to justify the price. I brought and sent back a S10 5g (reconditioned) and A51 as I thought the low light photos were frankly awful. Samsung really need to work on their night sight and low light camera software. Neither could have the Google cam sideway installed as they didn't use Snapdragon processors.

My Nokia 8 with Google cam seems to take as good a photo as a pixel camera, comparing it a pixel 3xl. I've been toying with the 4a but would want the 128gb version as 64gb is ridiculous but I feel the lack of a wide camera on the rear may be annoying. If they were releasing a 4axl then I would probably stump up the extra for it but that looks to have been binned sadly.

Also I don't want a Chinese phone, just to make it harder.

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PostRe: Android Thread v2
by more heat than light » Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:16 am

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Also I don't want a Chinese phone, just to make it harder.


Why not? That's quite a lot of different companies you're writing off there.

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:22 am

more heat than light wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Also I don't want a Chinese phone, just to make it harder.


Why not? That's quite a lot of different companies you're writing off there.


I can only see google barring more of them like Huawei from using their services in the future.

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by That's not a growth » Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:53 am

That was down to the US Gov, not Google. So unless there's more of an overlap between mobile phone manufacturers and phone infrastructure providers that I realised I would say it's unlikely.

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PostRe: Android Thread v2
by Winckle » Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:29 am

What's your budget ROTS?

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PostRe: Android Thread v2
by Return_of_the_STAR » Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:31 am

£300 to £500. Probably around the £400 ish Mark.

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PostRe: Android Thread v2
by Curls » Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:23 am

My Xiaomi Mi 9T is a lovely phone in that price range.

https://www.gearbest.com/cell-phones/pp ... oodsDetail

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PostRe: Android Thread v2
by Tomous » Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:35 pm

Anyone got any app recommendations for tracking yohr TV watchlist, ideally one that tells you what platforms shows are available on?


Edit: if anyone else was looking for this, the app Just Watch is a great solution for the above.

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PostRe: Android Thread v2
by Tomous » Thu May 14, 2020 4:36 pm

Drumstick wrote:@Tomous make sure you dump the original YouTube app and get Vanced.



Cheers for this :toot:

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