iphone 6S Plus or Samsung S6/Edge

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by boateng, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. boateng macrumors 6502

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    I really do not know what to get...going to get either phone on a 24 month contract so bare that in mind!

    The Samsung S6/Edge are cheaper but heard Samsung have awful customer service when things go wrong and also Android phones lag after a while....

    I have it narrowed down to the Edge/ S6 or iPhone 6S/

    What would you go for?
     
  2. Zwhaler macrumors 603

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    I like the edge+, I'm not a huge fan of the regular edge. The S6 is nice, but the 6S is newer. I'd probably get a 6S or wait for the Galaxy S7.
     
  3. Mxbzz macrumors 6502

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    With a two year contract, I would go for the 6S Plus. I don't think I'd ever use my subsidy on an Android phone-- I buy outright as they usually go on sale quicker.
     
  4. boateng thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Hmm yeah maybe
     
  5. FFR macrumors 6502a

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    I second the iPhone s plus.

    Regarding Samsung, I wouldn't waste a subsidy on last years model, especially with rumors that the s7 is getting ready for a January/February launch.
     
  6. boateng thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I need a phone ASAP

    So I guess I will go for the iPhone 6S 64GB
     
  7. tbayrgs macrumors 603

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    If I had to purchase through a carrier for a two year contract, I would ONLY get an iPhone. And my reasoning has nothing to do with preferring iOS or Android but rather carriers having any control over my device. I will ONLY purchase phones that are not dependent upon carriers for software updates, are carrier branding/bloat free, and are unlocked. If forced to purchase through a carrier, the iPhone is the only phone that meets these conditions. When I purchase an Android device, I will only get a carrier free, unlocked model, which usually means purchasing directly from the manufacturer.
     
  8. 321estrellas macrumors 6502

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    Your 6s/6s plus will still have great resale value in 2 years, if you decide to sell it and use the money for another phone on contract.

    Samsung phones resale value seems to drop pretty darn fast. Even faster for non-Samsung Android phones!
     
  9. Fanaticalism macrumors 6502a

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    I agree with others here. I would get an iPhone if a two year contract were my purchase path.
    • Software updates
    • Resale Value
    • Reliability/Manufacturer Support
     
  10. boateng thread starter macrumors 6502

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    where is the best place to sell a phone? Ebay?
     
  11. 321estrellas macrumors 6502

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    I'm not a fan of eBay because they take a huge fee, a % of the amount you sell it for. Personally I do all my sales locally through Craigslist (just be somewhere safe when meeting someone) or through photography buy & sell forums that I'm a member of.

    You don't have the phone yet, and already thinking of where to sell it? :p
     
  12. tbayrgs macrumors 603

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    All my use phone sales and purchases are done through Swappa.com. Have had great results.
     
  13. 321estrellas macrumors 6502

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    Hey, this site looks great! Never heard of it, so glad you mentioned it. I'm in the market for used iPhone right now so this is awesome :) Time to spend countless hours contacting people!
     
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