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  1. jpal12's Avatar
    Please comment on the following phones:

    General advice responds to an issue (eg. I think Phone A should have physical buttons)
    Specific advice responds to an indecision in the specs (eg. Phone B should get an IPS display, not AMOLED)
    If you would buy one (If so, what phone do you currently use, and which would you switch to (Please include the capacity and color). If not, what phone do you currently use, and why would you not switch.)

    Phone A

    General specs

    Display: 4.7" or 5.2" 1080p IPS
    SoC: Snapdragon 810
    RAM: 4 GB
    Storage: See pricing

    Cameras

    Back camera: 24 MP (20-30MP) with QuantumFilm (1/2" sensor)
    Flash: Dual LED
    Front camera: 5.3 MP with QuantumFilm
    Back video: 4K 60 fps/1080p 120fps
    Front video: 1080p 120 fps

    Battery and Expansion

    Battery: 3100 mAh 3.8V 11.78 W/h
    Inductive charging: Qi
    Navigation: Onscreen
    Buttons: Power, Volume, Camera
    Ports: microUSB-C, 3.5mm audio
    Expansion: microSD up to 128 GB, Single SIM (nanoSIM), 15 GB free onedrive
    Connectivity: Wifi b/g/n/ac, LTE Category 6, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, WiGig

    Miscellaneous

    Design: Rounded aluminum back and curved screen
    Dimensions: 122.6mm by 62.8mm by 7.8 mm
    Colors: Silver+White, Gold+White, Lead+Black, Copper+White
    OS: Windows 10
    Pricing:
    64 GB: $499 ($199 on contract)
    128 GB: $599 ($299 on contract)

    Phone B

    General specs

    Display: 4.7" 720p IPS
    SoC: Snapdragon 615
    RAM: 2 GB
    Storage: See pricing

    Cameras

    Back camera: 14 MP (10-20MP) with QuantumFilm (1/2.5" sensor)
    Flash: Dual LED
    Front camera: 5.3 MP with QuantumFilm
    Back video: 4K 60 fps/1080p 120fps
    Front video: 1080p 120 fps

    Battery and Expansion

    Battery: 2700 mAh 3.8V 10.26 W/h
    Inductive charging: Qi
    Navigation: Onscreen
    Buttons: Power, Volume, Camera
    Ports: microUSB-C, 3.5mm audio
    Expansion: microSD up to 128 GB, Single SIM (nanoSIM), 15 GB free onedrive
    Connectivity: Wifi b/g/n/ac, LTE Category 6, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, WiGig

    Miscellaneous

    Design: Rounded aluminum frame with premium plastic body and curved screen
    Dimensions: 122.6mm by 62.8mm by 7.8 mm
    Colors: Black, White (The replaceable shells come in many colors)
    OS: Windows 10
    Pricing:
    64 GB: $299 ($99 on contract)
    128 GB: $399 ($199 on contract)

    Phone C

    General specs

    Display: 4.5" qHD IPS
    SoC: Snapdragon 410
    RAM: 1 GB
    Storage: See pricing

    Cameras

    Back camera: 8 MP (5-10MP) with QuantumFilm (1/3.0")
    Flash: LED
    Front camera: 2 MP FHD with QuantumFilm
    Back video: 4K 30 fps/1080p 60fps/720p 120fps
    Front video: 1080p 60fps/720p 120fps

    Battery and Expansion

    Battery: 2300 mAh 3.8V 8.74 W/h
    Inductive charging: Qi
    Navigation: Onscreen
    Buttons: Power, Volume, Camera
    Ports: microUSB-C, 3.5mm audio
    Expansion: microSD up to 128 GB, Single or Dual SIM (nanoSIM), 15 GB free onedrive
    Connectivity: Wifi b/g/n, LTE Category 4, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE

    Miscellaneous

    Design: Curved gorilla glass screen with plastic shell
    Dimensions: 116.2mm by 62.4mm by 7.8 mm
    Colors: Black, White (The replaceable shells come in many colors)
    OS: Windows 10
    Pricing:
    32 GB: $199
    Last edited by jpal12; 10-01-2014 at 04:12 PM.
    09-13-2014 01:47 PM
  2. kingenu's Avatar
    i'd buy B or C cos of my price range 32gb or 64gb
    09-13-2014 02:27 PM
  3. Beijendorf's Avatar
    Unless you know something we don't, this probably belongs in "Concepts & Dream Devices".

    A few thoughts concerning phone A:

    Screen: 4.7" is very small for a flagship nowadays. Considering you're talking about an IGZO-display, bezels would be minimised and a larger display is therefore less of a problem when it comes to total device size. Due to the on-screen navigation, 4.7" would be tiny compared to the competition, so I'd argue a 5.1-5.5" is more reasonable.

    Incompatibilities: How do you propose to have inductive charging in a phone with an aluminium chassis?

    RAM: I'm not sure why this device would need 4 GB of RAM since it has too small of a screen for functional multitasking and no hardware that requires a lot of RAM for optimal function.

    Camera: While the QuantumFilm seems really interesting, I have yet to see any imaging samples that showcase the technology. It'd also be a bit more interesting to know how big the sensor is, since InVisage is flaunting adaptive megapixel settings (you can change the pixel size yourself).
    09-13-2014 03:39 PM
  4. maverick786us's Avatar
    Will go for A
    09-14-2014 12:56 AM
  5. hasasimo's Avatar
    Wouldn't buy any of them personally... I'd want a display size somewhere between 5" and 5.5".
    09-15-2014 01:54 AM
  6. maverick786us's Avatar
    Wouldn't buy any of them personally... I'd want a display size somewhere between 5" and 5.5".
    I was about to say that. 4.7 is NOT a size of flagship device. A meets my expectation, if its display size turns at to be somewhere near 5.2 inches
    hasasimo likes this.
    09-15-2014 03:22 AM

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