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13th July 2019, 02:16 AM |#19791  
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hey everyone .

so my father is currently using sony xperia z , i know it is very old but he loves his phone , but the battery isnt working properly anymore so it is time to change , problem is my father has some requirements , he is old guy and he isnt not a fan of new smartphone trends . so he needs a phone with the following requirements

1- 16:9 display : not a fan of 18:9

2- not very big , something similar to xperia z , one hand usable

3-boxy or near boxy design

4-great performance , snapdragon 800 series or maybe 700 (he is gonna use it for a long time )

5-big battery

6-clean or stock android , just like Sony devices (can be ignored if you have a good phone )


the rest like screen resolution , triple camera , wireless charging ...etc arent important to him at all.

His current choice is Razer Phone 2 altho it is a big phone but it checks all the other boxes , so size is a sacrifice here

so can you guys help my old man with a new phone ??

thanks in advance
 
 
15th July 2019, 03:22 AM |#19792  
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I'm happy Lenovo P2 user, but except camera. In good light is enough but when it's little dark it's noisy a lot. So I wonder if there is a phone on the market with great battery life (deep sleep, sot, because I'm traveling a lot by bicycle and sometimes doesn't have electricity to charge it everyday) and good camera with gcam support, OLED screen, under or close to 400$ ?

My other option is to buy separate camera but good one is heavy and photos usually need to be edited (no AI postprocessing, HDR).

P2 it's great with battery life. Most of the time I user it in airplane mode to maps, photos and sometimes to communication over WiFi or cellular network. See screenshot

I thought about Pixel 3a XL but it's little expensive and battery is average I think. Any suggestions?
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15th July 2019, 04:36 AM |#19793  
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Originally Posted by karzan24

hey everyone .

so my father is currently using sony xperia z , i know it is very old but he loves his phone , but the battery isnt working properly anymore so it is time to change , problem is my father has some requirements , he is old guy and he isnt not a fan of new smartphone trends . so he needs a phone with the following requirements

1- 16:9 display : not a fan of 18:9

2- not very big , something similar to xperia z , one hand usable

3-boxy or near boxy design

4-great performance , snapdragon 800 series or maybe 700 (he is gonna use it for a long time )

5-big battery

6-clean or stock android , just like Sony devices (can be ignored if you have a good phone )


the rest like screen resolution , triple camera , wireless charging ...etc arent important to him at all.

His current choice is Razer Phone 2 altho it is a big phone but it checks all the other boxes , so size is a sacrifice here

so can you guys help my old man with a new phone ??

thanks in advance

I think the Razer 2 checks all the major necessities your father needs. It should be the ideal phone for him as long as there is a delaer in your area for warranty purposes just in case.

Had 2 of my phones repaired by official company services because of warranty. It is good support for the 1st year at least of your phone.

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15th July 2019, 07:10 AM |#19794  
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samsung galaxy A50 launched and want to buy . and also buy its back covers from Hamee india.
15th July 2019, 04:51 PM |#19795  
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okay so I broke my mi a2 pretty bad and I really need a new phone. I'm a flashaholic so i need something with good xda support. i was gonna wait for the mi a3 but turns out it will have a sd 665 which i don't really like(since sd660 on the a2 isn't that good) . pocof1 is one option but it doesn't have an amoled screen which i really want because of how revolutionizing dark mode is in terms of battery life. my budget is 50000 PKR or around 320 USD. Mi 9, 9t, se seem to be out of range so yeah. open to brands other than xiaomi obv btw[COLOR="Silver"]
16th July 2019, 01:24 PM |#19796  
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I just bought a REDMI Note 7 (3 32) for 134€ (gearbest) and an UMIDIGI A5 pro (4 32) 90€ (aliexpress)
16th July 2019, 03:07 PM |#19797  
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My next smartphone is definitely going to be a One plus 6T because it isn't like the arrogant Nokia community that doesn't even pay attention to customer's complaints. And their devices are extremely problematic despite being an Android One powered smartphone.

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19th July 2019, 08:53 PM |#19798  
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i have op5 8/128 now, i should switch to pixel 3a? worth?
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