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    QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    New releases keep on coming, but are you content to stay put?
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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    I'm still rocking my OnePlus 6T Pro. That was 3 years ago. I don't see any need to upgrade it.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Not into phones at all and TBH hate the bloody things but are a necessity these days especially with work. I use mine just mainly for calls and occassional texts although the camera comes in handy on jobs as it saves me carrying a dedicated one. Other than that I use WhatsApp for my golf group and sharing funny pics.I don't use the data side , have a PC for that and SatNav in my car , gaming defo no way ( don't even do that on my PC) besides my old eyeballs couldn't cope with that on a phone screen. Had to get a new phone couple of months back as I dropped my old one twice and screen cracked to hell and became eratic in use. Bought a new Moto G5 to replace the Cubot one I had.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    normally i just buy a cheap handset when thry die, but during the pandemic i thought id treat myself so went for a contract phone over 24 months! Worst descision i ever made, stupid monthly costs that thrh try and say that thryre for all the inclusive minutes and the like, but thats all b-locks, its a rip off, hate it..

    But ive got at least another year of all this, oh the joy.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Bought my first phone in about a dozen years last summer (2020, I mean). I don't see any need to change it anytime time soon.
    A lesson learned from PeterB about dignity in adversity, so Peter, In Memorium, "Onwards and Upwards".

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Probably about 2-3 years ago, got a new iPhone X fairly cheap.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Far from the type that upgrade whenever a new iphone or samsung or whatever brand is out... from Samsung S3 to Oneplus 8T 5G, only did the switch as they was going to boot the 3G network here, so went for a phone that could handle both 4G and 5G

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Towards the beginning of the year. The previous phone, a Motorola 4G lasted a good seven years, only upgrade due the camera module crashing randomly (reboot needed), losing contact with the sim and occasionally corrupting photo's (the fact that it took a good 15 minutes to bring up the keyboard whenever it came close to an internet connection only helped). Replaced with a Pixel 4a due to the sub 6 inch size otherwise I'd have had another Motorola who seem to only make 6.4" behemoths that are distinctly pocket unfriendly.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    December 2018. Huawei Mate to Apple iPhone XR. See no reason to upgrade. Battery capacity is at 89 per cent.
    Last edited by Tarinder; 02-10-2021 at 09:27 AM.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    I have a flaky Xperia 10 from 2 years ago, it does the basics ok although sometimes it drops calls (hence flaky) and is sloooow but it will do till I can afford another. Might go for a refurb or something that isnt top end, no real need for the latest fastest whizzy thing but something that isnt as slow as this.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Last year, when I pre-ordered the OnePlus Nord after sticking with my previous phone for almost 5 years.

    Partly to get a newer version of Android (although LineageOS actually ended up restarting development for my previous device around that time from what I understand, not sure if it lasted though), but partly to get something faster and newer for better future-proofing.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Just bought an iPhone 12 mini for dirt cheap brand new. Never had an iPhone before, only Android phones but i must say I love it. Been waiting for a long time for a small phone and it turned out to be Apple. Nice little device as a daily driver, not for a heavy user though.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    3 years ago. I buy a phone outright and try and get about 4/5 years out of it. Current one still runs well and has plenty of battery life, so another year will be easy enough.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    I got a Xiaomi Mi9T in January 2020. Great phone, loved it, but ran it over with a fully loaded HGV after it fell out my pocket when I was opening the trailer doors :-( Replaced it this year with a Xiaomi Mi10T Pro 5G. Almost everything about it is better than the 9, apart from the signal quality when I'm not on 5G. At least once a day it'll tell me I've lost connection

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Now nearly 4 years. Had a look the other day they even have 3 year contracts. Crazy, I will only replace mine when it stops.

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    Re: QOTW: When did you last upgrade your mobile phone?

    Bought a note 10 lite on offer this year, though did need to spend under 200 to fix it when I dropped it... Before that I had a galaxy s2 that I didn't really use. Last time I figured a flagship would be solid for a while but wasn't really.

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