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What is your first smartphone?

How's your first smartphone?  

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  1. 1. What is the operating system of your first smartphone?

    • iPhone OS (2007-pre WWDC 2010)
    • iOS (post WWDC 2010 and beyond)
    • Android (with Google Services)
    • Palm webOS
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    • Blackberry OS (pre-Blackberry Z10/Q10)
    • Blackberry 10
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    • Windows Mobile
    • Windows Phone 7/7.5
    • Windows Phone 8/8.1
    • Windows 10 Mobile
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    • Meego
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    • Symbian
    • Tizen
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    • Bada (by Samsung)
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    • Android Open Source Project
    • Some other smartphone operating system/s


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Mine was a Sony Ericsson Xperia X8. It originally run Android 1.6 Donut but later received a 2.1 Eclair update.

 

It was okay at first but it severely bogged down later on, only to find out that Android back then didn't have TRIM until their 4.3 Jelly Bean in 2013. Also, earlier versions of Android apparently didn't have Garbage Collection until 2.3 Gingerbread. 

 

I think Android only became very good during the release of Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) and Jelly Bean (4.1) with triple buffering for smoother performance. Android 3.0 Honeycomb for tablets is kinda meh.

 

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Got an Iphone 5 as my High School graduation present, but exchanged it for an M8 before activating it, good choice.


 

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Not worth mentioning, it was a local branded phone with ICS 4.0.4 later upgraded to Jelly Bean 4.3.1. Was not much usable after upgrade as it only had 256mb ram. Had to install custom rom to make it run smooth. It's sd card holder broke and also power button clip after i threw it away in anger last year. Still lying around but not much usable other than calling and messaging.


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My first was an LG Optimus 2x that I eventually overclocked by 50%. It was running a CyanogenMod rom with 2.3 and the Trinity kernel. 

 

My second, and current smartphone is my LG G2, now on some variant of 5.0. I don't upgrade very often. 

 

 


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18 minutes ago, tom_w141 said:

What was*

It's still your first phone so is is correct.


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With all the kiddies on here, it's going to be Android winning by a landslide.

My first phone was a Nokia 252. Before everyone starts going on about how all old phones had awesome battery life, this thing only got 2 hours of talk time and 36 hours of standby with the extended battery.

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37 minutes ago, Zodiark1593 said:

My first was an LG Optimus 2x that I eventually overclocked by 50%. It was running a CyanogenMod rom with 2.3 and the Trinity kernel. 

 

My second, and current smartphone is my LG G2, now on some variant of 5.0. I don't upgrade very often. 

 

 

@LUUD18 ^ Example of what I meant. First was, current is.

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iPhone 3G.  I'd actually used smartphones before then, but this was the first I really wanted to own.  Kicked the collective ass of the Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and Symbian phones you had to use at the time, at least in terms of experience.

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Mine was a LG phone didn't have much going for it sides from a facebook app i used when i had facebook.  The first smartphone I remember actually using extensively and liking was my galaxy S3.  I still have the phone and would just need to swap the battery and put in a sim.


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Now a real smartphone, I think it was technically an iPhone 3GS but prior to that I had like a Samsung Reclaim and a couple other things. I think out of the most technicality that reclaim was my first smartphone.

But I also had Huawei Ascend II and some various "smartphones" from Tracfone.

But in recent memory, from 2014-2015 I had a Moto G (2014) in white and since 2015, I've had a Galaxy S6 in white (32GB). Probably going to get a Galaxy S8+ in either Black or Orchid Grey in a week or two. Haven't decided what I exactly want to do as I have some more PC upgrades in mind along with getting another laptop so I can start walking to work and arriving a little early.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
9 minutes ago, VerticalDiscussions said:

Samsung Galaxy W was my 1st phone... wasnt even working properly out of the box .-.

Had to cope with an awful, awful smartphone called Samsung Galaxy Mini.

That's the early days of dreaded Touch Wiz for you. Touch Wiz severely bogged down Android despite the performance enhancements in 4.1 Jelly Bean update and beyond. My friend used to complain how agonizingly slow his Galaxy S4 after 6 months of use. I myself used a Galaxy Note 2 and after a year, scrolling through a long text message thread is slow af. 

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3 minutes ago, hey_yo_ said:

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Yeah but then again the issue with the Galaxy W was that it wasnt detecting the SIM card, probably bent contact pins or worse. Nobody was at the store to check it out and i wanted a new phone, so i had to get the Galaxy Mini since there were no more W's in it. The Mini had horrible, horrible specs. 600Mhz single core whatever ARM could provide, probably made of potato chips SoC. I didnt knew much about phones back then, and its not like they had a large selection and for 99€ it was the better deal.

 

Im still using a Samsung phone, an S7 Edge (had an S6 and N4's before it), Touchwiz is better but its not good enough to be considered "flagship" experience, at least in terms of software.


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My first phone was a Sony Ericsson w880i


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My|phone My32:
*1.4GHz MediaTek MT6592M octa-core processor
*2GB of RAM
*5-inch HD IPS display, 1280 x 720 resolution
*16GB of storage, expandable via microSD
*13-megapixel rear camera, Samsung sensor, AF, LED flash
*5-megapixel front camera
*Dual SIM
*3G
*WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
*2000mAh battery
*Android 5.1 Lollipop
 
Nokia Lumia 640 LTE:
*1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
*1GB of RAM
*5-inch HD display, 1280 x 720 resolution
*8GB of storage, expandable via microSD
*8-megapixel rear camear with LED flash
*1-megapixel front facing camera
*LTE
*WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
*2500mAh battery
*Windows 10

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Sony Playstation 4 (console)
APU: AMD Semi-Custom APU / Display: ASUS 24" LED VN247H (60Hz) 1920x1080p / Storage: Seagate Spinpoint M9T 2TB 2,5" HDD
 
my|phone my32:
*1.4GHz MediaTek MT6592M octa-core processor
*2GB of RAM
*5-inch HD IPS display, 1280 x 720 resolution
*16GB of storage, expandable via microSD
*13-megapixel rear camera, Samsung sensor, AF, LED flash
*5-megapixel front camera
*Dual SIM
*3G
*WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
*2000mAh battery
*Android 5.1 Lollipop
 
Nokia Lumia 640 LTE:
*1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
*1GB of RAM
*5-inch HD IPS display, 1280 x 720 resolution
*8GB of storage, expandable via microSD
*8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash
*1-megapixel front facing camera
*LTE
*WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
*2500mAh battery
*Windows 10
 
HMD Global Nokia 3:
*1.4GHz MediaTek MT6737 quad-core processor
*2GB of RAM
*5-inch HD IPS display, 1280 x 720 resolution
*16GB of storage, expandable via microSD
*8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash
*8-megapixel front camera
*Dual SIM
*LTE
*WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
*2630mAh battery
*Android 7.0 Nougat
 
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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 6/18/2017 at 7:31 AM, Nena360 said:

Nokia Lumia 640 LTE

How does Windows 10 Mobile perform these days? I'm curious.

On 6/21/2017 at 10:50 PM, mrchow19910319 said:

Remembered the day I got an iphone 4. 

When my first Android phone is lagging and stuttering as fuck, I almost bought an iPhone 4 back in the days when Android was pretty much terrible.

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had to read through some phone lists to determine what was mine but here we are.

 

 

 

my first phone was a Sony Ericsson W300i:

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I then got my first smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy 3 from 2010:

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Then in 2013 I got a Galaxy S3:

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Then when I got my first job in 2015, I bought an LG G4:

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It died in 2016, and I was given a new Galaxy S6 to replace it:

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And last week I finally bought the phone I actually wanted as my contract expired, the Iphone SE:

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