Huawei and Fake Reviews

Discussion in 'Smart Phones and Devices' started by Supersnake, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Supersnake

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    Who cares? Since Best Buy allows people to review shit that isn’t even out yet, this is what happens.
     
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    That’s funny, reminds me of Samsung getting cought paying for fake poor reviews on HTC.
     
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    internal miscommunication
     
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    Best Buy now displays the product as Not Yet Reviewed
     
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    Not saying you are making a case of false equivalences here. I'm just pointing out that fake positive reviews of your own products is not the same as paying folks to trash another company and their products. How Samsung is viewed as a better company - compared to Huawei, Apple, or HTC - is beyond me.
     
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    Me either, completely evil company. The CEO is serving jail time so it does fit.

    Oh and I wasn’t making a connection, just saying it reminded me of them.
     
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    I use a OnePlus 5, so if the Chins ain't spying on me directly, at least I can count on OnePlus sending them my info. :LOL::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Oppo (company behind OnePlus) does not make cellular equipment. So Oppo is excluded from the US's government hate of Huawei and ZTE. How much of that has to do with Cisco lobbyists, I don't know.

    Huawei is also hated especially because the founder is ex-military. If an US vet founded a highly successful tech company in the US, would China or Russia also treat it with this much disdain?

    I wouldn't buy Huawei because their phones don't get updated. Although I doubt that they deliberately designed backdoors like so many politicians (especially Republicans) are calling for in America (hypocrisy is strong here), all these security flaws could be easily used as "backdoors." Huawei's cellular shit is riddled with security flaws as well.

    While I wouldn't recommend Huawei or ZTE or OnePlus or Samsung anyone, I do it because security and updates are important to me. To single out Huawei or ZTE seems highly hypocritical and ridiculous to me.
     
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    Not really true. They offer updates for two years and the latest models get major updates rather quickly now (compared to Samdung). Also they updated my old Honor 6 from KitKat to Android M and it got faster and faster after every update.

    If monthly security updates and fast major updates are important, then it's rather hard to beat Nokia at the moment (especially since Pixel is not really an option here). Nokia 8 received stable 8.1 already.



    Huawei is rather multicultural company these days. They actually do quite a bit of product development here in Finland for example. If I remember correctly Mate 10 Pro antenna system was developed in Finland.

    Also if privacy would truly be the main thing, I would still be using my Nokia 3510i. It doesn't matter if it's Apple, Huawei or Google... They all likely do something with your data. I don't have country preference but somehow I think that these days it would be worse if US company would do that.... considering what's happening there all the time.
     
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