Nope, I don't do flagships.
Also it doesn't have a SD slot or a 3.5mm jack so fuck their crApple copying ass.
I'm planning on getting the Moto G100 for 400-450usd which has both and atleast the SD870 for console emulation, shame I can't find the 12/256GB version. The only other thing I might want is a dual sim tray like my Redmi Note 9S, not sure if I can glue a sim chip to a SD card hack.
I actually rather like the ability to simply remove my MicroSD card and move it to a new phone. All my media is stored there (so even without "connection", I have my tunes).I agree. I have no desire to have to deal with SD cards again.
SD cards work and add extra storage cheaply when phone makers jack up the prices per tier.SD cards are pathetically slow and dated tech. We don't need them when you can get up to a TB in the device now. If you need additional space, a USB-C drive can be used flash or NVME.
Agreed, I'm happy with a 870, it'll do emulation great up to PS2.I actually rather like the ability to simply remove my MicroSD card and move it to a new phone. All my media is stored there (so even without "connection", I have my tunes).
To me a flagship should be adding features, not removing them. Why pay through the nose for a phone that's just slightly faster, but has fewer features? Doesn't sound like an upgrade to me. I currently own a Samsung A71 5G, headphone jack, microSD, battery life that lasts for days, etc.
I let my daughter get the S21, but IMHO, it's a step backwards. I'd rather have the midrange phone.
No they aren't.
Exactly. Just some people refuse to research a little. lol.Y’all can say no they aren’t all that you want, but SD card read/write data speed is significantly slower and the storage media itself is also less reliable. It’s like you guys are arguing against facts. It is convenient for photo or media storage? Maybe. But you guys are arguing that it’s not slower or less reliable! It’ll be faster and more reliable to be stored onboard nvme memory regardless of your opinions
It's a useful feature. Just because you feel it's not doesn't mean it's not. I'm pretty sure I can make an argument for throwing your whole computer out the window using similar logic. This thread is bizarre beyond belief.I just use a USB-C NVMe enclosure for data transfer. Rarely over the course of a new phone's life have I ever actually needed to free up space, and on-device storage is fast af. It's so bewildering to see people moaning over SD expansion.
This.It's a useful feature. Just because you feel it's not doesn't mean it's not. I'm pretty sure I can make an argument for throwing your whole computer out the window using similar logic. This thread is bizarre beyond belief.
MicroSD card slots are useful, but unlike the headphone jack there are more practical reasons to leave them out besides "saves space" and "we like money."This.
Also, please explain to us why we don't really want or need a 3.5mm headphone jack next! It's humorous seeing people defending having less features for beneficial things!
Is it useful? Maybe. Is it better than simply having a larger, faster, more reliable onboard nvme memory? Of course not! Get over it. It’s also not like it costs all that much going from 128 to 256It's a useful feature. Just because you feel it's not doesn't mean it's not. I'm pretty sure I can make an argument for throwing your whole computer out the window using similar logic. This thread is bizarre beyond belief.
I'm used to Apple holding a general lead over Qualcomm in performance, but this and other tests are still disappointing. There does seem to be a nice improvement in GPU performance in Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, but Qualcomm seems to have generally struggled to obtain meaningful increases beyond that. Get the S22 Ultra if it's significantly faster than your old phone or has features you want, like the cameras and pen; don't buy it expecting to have the fastest phone on the market, as even a $699 iPhone 13 mini will outperform Samsung's best.
I had a Verizon Note 10+. Verizon gave me 1K as a trade in for my Note 10+, so I did upgrade to the S22 Ultra, but only cost me $300. That felt like an awesome deal to me. it was the 512GB memory size variant.
Yes!! I do not get lucky very often.~$500 over ebay resale prices. Congrats!
Edit: Especially since VZW just sent me an offer to upgrade to the S22 ultra; offering up to $700 in bill credit over the next 3 years for a trade in if I buy the new phone for full price up front; and assuming my S10 qualified for the maximum amount anyway.
Your wife has the right idea... I can understand wanting two devices or even rapid-fire upgrades, but one up-to-the-minute flagship phone is probably enough. 😛MicroSD cards can be fast f we're talking UHS-II + cards.
As for me, I wanted the S22 Ultra. The wife said no, since I had just bought the iPhone 13 Pro Max last year.