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Oneplus One phone

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by invisibledemon, May 29, 2014.

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    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    anybody have any invites for this phone? or know anyone that does?
     
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    No expandable memory, no removable battery..weaker camera, not water resistant.......better off with SG S5, root and install Cyanogen mod
     
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    never heard of it...
     
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    hey look, a cheap lumia with android!
     
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    "and the Android-based CyanogenMod operating system isn't very stable at the moment."

    I disagree... I've been running 4.2.2 hacked with Cmod on my s2 for over 2 years now without any real bugs that I've noticed.


    the price tag is nice, no contract for $299.

    " The 3,100mAh battery isn't removable"

    that's pretty big though... almost double the mAh I have now. I don't see why you'd need to remove it.

    oh wait, yeah I do.... sometimes it's the only way to reboot the thing when an app dies.

    I think that's the only thing that might be a deal breaker unless they have some other way to reboot that actually works when the software is hosed.


    proc/ram look great


    has 17 and 4 lte, which is AT&T, so 4g is fine for me... my s2 is not 4g capable and I still have no issues with bandwidth.


    if you get it, I want to hear about it
     
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    i've had android for a good number of years now, and not once have i ever had to remove the battery for anything. granted, im not a complete heavy user of a lot of apps, but its just never happened. only reason i want to remove the battery is to replace with a bigger one. my current upgraded battery is 1900mah. which does a good amount for me, older phone with a smaller screen, but it lasts well over a day with regular use.

    and the 64gb version is $350. i have a 32gb sd card in the current phone and am nowhere near capacity on it.
    ive always been of the mindset of wanting a removable battery and memory slot, but for a new phone at half the cost of the others with comparable performance, i think i can compromise.
    camera is better than what i have currently, and even if it was water proof, i dont see myself submerging my phone any time soon. still hesitant to trust them on that.

    been running 4.4 cmod on my sensation for about a week now, def one of the best releases yet. only a few small quarky bugs im trying to get rid of.

    by far, its the best budget friendly phone on the market that I wouldnt mind having. the most i want to spend on a phone is in the $300 area, which i would gladly add $50 to get 64gb of storage. and i would get the sandstone back cover, love the way sandstone feels.

    i just need to find a fucking invite.
     
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    on my RAZR i can hard reset by holding PWR+VolDwn at the same time.. i'm sure every phone has a hard reset button combo
     
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    I don't like the nonremovable battery due to not being able to replace the battery goes bad.
     
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    i just had my battery replaced in my iphone5 . 18 months of life, cost $70 at the apple store and it took about an hour.
     
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    I replaced my s2 battery.

    the phone is like 5 years old though... and it was $8 on amazon... did it myself in about 18 seconds.


    fuck apple.
     
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    mine has it, but it doesn't always work...
     
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    I've never had a reason to take my battery out though.
     
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    that's mostly app problems from 3rd parties though... can't blame that on the device
     
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    I do, i travel a lot so when i am on the the road for 12-14 hours a day and i use my phone 100% of the time for phone calls, music, GPS, inet, email, video stream etc..., i need to swap it out with my spare until i can charge up at the hotel.

    For like $30 bucks i got a spare Samsung battery with a charging station that charges the battery without using the phone....
     
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    well, got tired of waiting, and annoyed with the oneplus tactics of trying to get you to jump through hoops in order to score an invite

    so, i picked up a galaxy s5 tonight with an otterbox and 2 s-view cases for $370.
    going to most likely sell the cases to make back a little bit of the money.
     
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    can't go wrong with a SGs5.......great phone...enjoy
     
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