Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,741,583 Members 39,841 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Considering Note 3 for upgrade

Tip us?
 
Barneyabz
Old
#21  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 120
Join Date: Oct 2005
Actually they are really good. But agree they are over priced. I'll wait until they come down in price or there is a good offer.

Also will keep an eye on this years Chinese tablets coming out with the rockchip 3288 chipset. They may well be a bargain. Bought one a couple of years ago and it was brilliant considering it was a 10" tablet for 165! However crucial that if they have Android 4.4 they have "fixed" the sd card issue. Yeah I know it's not an issue for some, however for me or is.

Sent from my SM-N9005 using XDA Free mobile app
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Unbranded and staying on Android 4.3 due to SD card limitations in Android 4.4
 
Capa1970
Old
#22  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 12
Posts: 137
Join Date: Oct 2012
Thanks for all of the recommendations! At this point I don't plan to get
the S5 and I might get the Note 3 but I am going to wait as so many have recommended since there are so many good phones coming out soon.

I am really likening the LG G3! I am wondering if in fact it will have a removable back and a SD card slot but it has optical image stabilization, a 1 watt speaker, and is almost the same size as the Galaxy S5 though it is a 5.5 in. screen vs a 5.1 in. screen.

The HTC One Prime might end up being too tall for me but I cannot lie that I covet front speakers and if the camera is different from the current 4 MP and then it will be very tempting, especially since it will apparently come with a Snapdragon 805.

The Galaxy S5 Prime apparently will also come with the Snapdragon 805 and a 5.2 in. screen. Bottom speakers are better than rear speakers but I think Samsung is going to want $250-$300 for this phone and i don't know how that will compete with the Note 4.

All of the above phones apparently will have 3 GB ram and 2k screens.
 
Capa1970
Old
#23  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 12
Posts: 137
Join Date: Oct 2012
I just want to update this thread and state that I ended up getting the AT&T Galaxy S5 yesterday. I also want to thank everyone who provided input!


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

Monitor What Your Phone’s Camera Sees with Android Wear

Having a smart device strapped to your wrist certainly has its merits. A … more

Mod Lets You Have Stereo Speakers on Your Sony Xperia Z1 (Sort Of)

The stereo speakers onthe Sony Xperia Z2areprobably a relatively large … more

Give Your Screen Some Color with HexaTime Live Wallpaper

We don’t often cover very many live wallpapers here on the XDA Portal. You may … more

Android Wear App Review: Command Google Now with Commandr – XDA Developer TV

OK Google. Make Me a sandwich. How many times have you … more