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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Jlabute » Sep 22nd, 2017, 10:41 pm

Sure, you can pull the ‘specs’ card with a 12MP iphone camera, vs a Samsung 12MP camera and could think they may be equivalent until you research which imaging chip is used and how it is used. The iPhone 8-plus takes much better pictures than any phone in existence... and the iPhone X camera will be even better. The Samsung camera in the words of Jim Carrey ; ‘a worthless steaming pile of cow dung, figuratively speaking.’



https://www.dpreview.com/news/6922582097/the-iphone-8-plus-is-the-best-smartphone-camera-dxomark-has-ever-tested
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Bsuds » Sep 23rd, 2017, 4:58 am

Jlabute wrote:Sure, you can pull the ‘specs’ card with a 12MP iphone camera, vs a Samsung 12MP camera and could think they may be equivalent until you research which imaging chip is used and how it is used. The iPhone 8-plus takes much better pictures than any phone in existence... and the iPhone X camera will be even better. The Samsung camera in the words of Jim Carrey ; ‘a worthless steaming pile of cow dung, figuratively speaking.’


And the vast majority of picture takers don't know the difference between a pixel and a peck.
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Gixxer » Sep 23rd, 2017, 10:22 am

Good zinger. But the iphone takes better pics. If I wanted to take better pics I would buy a camera.

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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Bsuds » Sep 23rd, 2017, 11:09 am

Gixxer wrote:Good zinger. But the iphone takes better pics. If I wanted to take better pics I would buy a camera.


Exactly. My phone is great for getting a quick picture but when I am travelling it doesn't come with me, I take 2 cameras.
A point and shoot and a Canon with 50X zoom. Both together and my phone cost less than an iPhone.

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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Jlabute » Sep 23rd, 2017, 10:12 pm

So a mobile phone with a cheap crappy camera is a feature. Samsung should advertise it as such: Note 8, now with a cheap crappy camera in order to save you money, now only $1299.00
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Symbonite » Sep 25th, 2017, 11:04 am

Apple people sure get into a bunch...

and then when you ask them why apple is better...

**Disclaimer: The above statement is in my OPINION only.
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Gixxer » Sep 25th, 2017, 1:30 pm

Jlabute wrote:So a mobile phone with a cheap crappy camera is a feature. Samsung should advertise it as such: Note 8, now with a cheap crappy camera in order to save you money, now only $1299.00


So youre buying a Note 8 specifically for its camera? The specs look pretty darn good for a camera phone.
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby StraitTalk » Sep 28th, 2017, 10:00 pm

It's a phone, and a camera, and a computer and about a million other things... what more do you want? As far as the specs are concerned it's actually a powerful phone. I'll stick to my android though.

Symbonite wrote:It seems that they are now the ones trying to catch up to Samsung and even LG.


Only in market share..
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Dizzy1 » Nov 1st, 2017, 9:53 pm

So having the IOS 11 update, I have to say I'm not very pleased with it. Lots and lots of bugs in it that have yet to be resolved. Very unfortunate, but I'm sure it'll get resolved at some point in time.
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby GordonH » Nov 1st, 2017, 10:03 pm

I noticed a couple of ads in classifieds with very high price tags for the X.
So I check Apple Canada could not find any of these prices for that phone.
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Old Techie » Nov 2nd, 2017, 8:32 am

Dizzy1 wrote:So having the IOS 11 update, I have to say I'm not very pleased with it. Lots and lots of bugs in it that have yet to be resolved. Very unfortunate, but I'm sure it'll get resolved at some point in time.


Should be all fine by iPhone XI. :biggrin:
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Dizzy1 » Nov 3rd, 2017, 1:26 am

Old Techie wrote:
Should be all fine by iPhone XI. :biggrin:

That may be - but its still (for me) a more pleasant and satisfying user experience than the competition :biggrin:
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Bsuds » Nov 10th, 2017, 3:25 pm

So how is the $1300cdn phone with the typing error and green lines as well as freezing in the cold working out for y'all?

Seems like that Apple has a couple of worms in it. :200:
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Dizzy1 » Nov 14th, 2017, 12:46 am

I played around with the X in the store today. Not having the home button was actually quite nice - the swipe gesture felt quite natural. Definitely a few things to get used to - and as Bsuds pointed out, there probably are a bunch of bugs in it - as the Mrs. said, it'll be wise to hold off for awhile. Who am I to argue? :biggrin:
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Re: Apple iPhone X

Postby Jflem1983 » Nov 30th, 2017, 11:47 am

Poindexter wrote:I have to buy my phones outright because I have a plan that's 50$per month cheaper than what they'll offer if I sign a contract for new phone. Found Costco has the best deals for this however if someone wants to rid themselves of their horribly ancient iPhone 7 to get the newest I may be willing to help you out.




Im in same boat. I buy outright. Usually off castanet classifieds. Id rather put out 300 to 500 dollars. One time. Than have my bill go up 30 or 40 a month for ever
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