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Help me pick my first phone!

Help me pick my first phone!  

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  1. 1. What would you recommend?

    • Droid Turbo 2 for $360 CAD
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    • Galaxy S6 for $405 CAD
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    • Moto X Pure for $370 CAD
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    • Nexus 6 for $350 CAD
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Posted · Original PosterOP

I'm leaning toward the Droid Turbo, but I'm pretty divided. I prioritize value over all other aspects of a phone. 


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What carrier are you on and where do you plan to get your phone from?
Noticed you're in Canada, but included the Droid which is a US phone.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, dizmo said:

What carrier are you on and where do you plan to get your phone from?
Noticed you're in Canada, but included the Droid which is a US phone.

I do realize that the Droid is "Verizon exclusive", but the one I'm looking at is unlocked, and I've checked to see that it'll work. I'm planning on going with either Wind Mobile or Koodo. I'd definitely prefer Wind because of the unlimited data, but Koodo is fine too, since I'll have access to Wi-Fi most of the time. Looks like the Turbo is only compatible with Koodo, however. 

 

These are all deals from EBay. The Turbo ships from the US, and the rest are from Canada.


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14 minutes ago, Chaos_Sorcerer said:

I do realize that the Droid is "Verizon exclusive", but the one I'm looking at is unlocked, and I've checked to see that it'll work. I'm planning on going with either Wind Mobile or Koodo. I'd definitely prefer Wind because of the unlimited data, but Koodo is fine too, since I'll have access to Wi-Fi most of the time. Looks like the Turbo is only compatible with Koodo, however. 

 

These are all deals from EBay. The Turbo ships from the US, and the rest are from Canada.

If you're considering Koodo I'd instead consider Public Mobile. I find their plans are quite a bit better.

Are the ones you're getting from Canada Canadian phones? Make sure that they're compatible as well, since there's numerous versions of the S6.

 

I'd go for the S6, or the Moto Pure.

The Nexus 6 is getting quite old, and was a massive phone.

The Droid is supposed to have a much easier to scratch screen.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
4 minutes ago, dizmo said:

If you're considering Koodo I'd instead consider Public Mobile. I find their plans are quite a bit better.

Are the ones you're getting from Canada Canadian phones? Make sure that they're compatible as well, since there's numerous versions of the S6.

 

I'd go for the S6, or the Moto Pure.

The Nexus 6 is getting quite old, and was a massive phone.

The Droid is supposed to have a much easier to scratch screen.

I don't mind the big screen of the Nexus 6. Yeah, I believe they're all Canadian phones, but I'm not too sure. The S6 is definitely flexing my budget.


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I have the original Turbo and GOD is its battery life amazing, the Turbo 2 should be the same


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1 minute ago, dizmo said:

If you're considering Koodo I'd instead consider Public Mobile. I find their plans are quite a bit better.

Are the ones you're getting from Canada Canadian phones? Make sure that they're compatible as well, since there's numerous versions of the S6.

 

I'd go for the S6, or the Moto Pure.

The Nexus 6 is getting quite old, and was a massive phone.

The Droid is supposed to have a much easier to scratch screen.

The Droid Turbo 2 has a shatterproof screen, but i'm not sure about scratching. Mine has not scratched any.

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2 minutes ago, wrathoftheturkey said:

I have the original Turbo and GOD is its battery life amazing, the Turbo 2 should be the same

2 minutes ago, pckid said:

The Droid Turbo 2 has a shatterproof screen, but i'm not sure about scratching. Mine has not scratched any.

5 minutes ago, dizmo said:

If you're considering Koodo I'd instead consider Public Mobile. I find their plans are quite a bit better.

Are the ones you're getting from Canada Canadian phones? Make sure that they're compatible as well, since there's numerous versions of the S6.

 

I'd go for the S6, or the Moto Pure.

The Nexus 6 is getting quite old, and was a massive phone.

The Droid is supposed to have a much easier to scratch screen.

 

I really just need to be absolutely sure that the Turbo will work on Koodo. It probably will, but could someone confirm this?


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6 minutes ago, Chaos_Sorcerer said:

I don't mind the big screen of the Nexus 6. Yeah, I believe they're all Canadian phones, but I'm not too sure. The S6 is definitely flexing my budget.

 

I really just need to be absolutely sure that the Turbo will work on Koodo. It probably will, but could someone confirm this?

It's not just the screen size, but the overall package. The Nexus 6 is very wide. I was considering one when I was shopping for phones a couple years ago, but even compared to a Note5 (which I ended up getting) it was huge.

For comparison it's considerably wider than even the Huawei Mate9 which has a bigger screen.

 

Yes, it will. http://willmyphonework.net/

5 minutes ago, pckid said:

The Droid Turbo 2 has a shatterproof screen, but i'm not sure about scratching. Mine has not scratched any.

The screen has more plastic in it than glass, which is what makes it shatterproof. As a result it's more prone to scratching.


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yeah -- one only sells black, the other only white. So pick your poison


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The only problem I have with the Turbo 2 is you cant find any cases for the phone in stores.

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3 minutes ago, tomoki said:

OnePlus X

I highly doubt the OnePlus X is as good as the Turbo 2.

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3 minutes ago, pckid said:

I highly doubt the OnePlus X is as good as the Turbo 2.

He did say he prioritized value over all other aspects so I was thinking price value hahaha 

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3 minutes ago, tomoki said:

He did say he prioritized value over all other aspects so I was thinking price value hahaha 

The Turbo 2 the original poster was looking at was around $220.

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Just now, pckid said:

The Turbo 2 the original poster was looking at was around $220.

He's paying in CAD. All the poll results are in CAD. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, tomoki said:

He's paying in CAD. All the poll results are in CAD. 

Hey, 299 posts! 

 

As for the phone, I'm basically decided on the Turbo 2.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Why not reply to get to 300 posts? I mean, I gave that one a thumbs-up just because it was your 299th post...LOL. 


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2 minutes ago, Chaos_Sorcerer said:

Hey, 299 posts! 

 

As for the phone, I'm basically decided on the Turbo 2.

WOW dammit FINE LOL ~ hahaha this guy... what the heck. 

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42 minutes ago, pckid said:

The only problem I have with the Turbo 2 is you cant find any cases for the phone in stores.

because they put so much effort into the back skin (the original Turbo had a kickass ballistic nylon back that felt aMAZING)

 

And this is one of the sturdiest non-Nokia phones on the market. Cases just take away from the awesomeness of the phone.


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Just now, wrathoftheturkey said:

because they put so much effort into the back skin (the original Turbo had a kickass ballistic nylon back that felt aMAZING)

 

And this is one of the sturdiest non-Nokia phones on the market. Cases just take away from the awesomeness of the phone.

I might as well just buy it. It looks like a steal to me. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP

You know what else 

3 minutes ago, wrathoftheturkey said:

felt aMAZING?

 

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