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Galaxy Note 8 rumors, specs, thoughts, etc

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I think it'll get better...I don't know why it doesn't perform well. I don't remember how the note 5 did when it first released... But I think once it's past it's initial launch they might tweak the radio.

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1 hour ago, jonathanm1978 said:

I'd be happy with a better radio firmware. I still see the places where my note 5 was great on magic box reception and the note 8 doesn't pick up at all... Hopefully we get something soon.

 

1 hour ago, jonathanm1978 said:

I'd be happy with a better radio firmware. I still see the places where my note 5 was great on magic box reception and the note 8 doesn't pick up at all... Hopefully we get something soon.

How does one go about getting a magic box?!

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1 hour ago, Maverick said:

 

How does one go about getting a magic box?!

I'm thinking they've closed off residential requests for now until they fill some of the orders. I know the link is around here somewhere, Google Sprint magic box, or try sprint.com/magicbox

Currently, last I heard, it was business only...

 

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On 9/23/2017 at 10:54 PM, BlueAngel said:

If you do easy pay your phone is already unlocked fyi.

Only once its paid off, no?

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12 hours ago, Deval said:

Only once its paid off, no?

Nope soon as you order it or walk out of the store with it. 

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Is TEP or Samsung Insurance worth it? I know I have like another 10 days to add TEP on my Sprint account.

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35 minutes ago, mnjeepmale said:

Is TEP or Samsung Insurance worth it? I know I have like another 10 days to add TEP on my Sprint account.

For the price of the phone yes. 

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3 hours ago, BlueAngel said:

For the price of the phone yes. 

Which one is better? 

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6 hours ago, mnjeepmale said:

Which one is better? 

Not sure I have tep. 

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For those that like to root their phones and have a Note8, it has been rooted. See xda thread. (Snapdragon version)

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On 10/7/2017 at 8:53 PM, twospirits said:

For those that like to root their phones and have a Note8, it has been rooted. See xda thread. (Snapdragon version)

I bit the bullet I ordered a note 8...any comments on the camera

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On 10/18/2017 at 8:04 PM, danlodish345 said:

I bit the bullet I ordered a note 8...any comments on the camera

Only that it's awesome!

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10 hours ago, A454nova said:

Only that it's awesome!

hows the zoom lens on it?

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I concur with A454nova.
Yes I do concur now as well. I do have it in the battery life isn't that bad it's actually pretty decent.

Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk

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Anyone found a screen protector thats worth a crap???   Personally I think the curved glass is garbage compared to having a screen protector that actually goes on and stays on, without the little "clicking" sounds made because it isn't "pressured" sealed on..

 

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I am using the Whitestone Dome. a bit of a PITA to put on but it is the best screen protector I have ever had. works perfectly with the curved screen.

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On 11/2/2017 at 9:51 AM, jfenton1957 said:

I am using the Whitestone Dome. a bit of a PITA to put on but it is the best screen protector I have ever had. works perfectly with the curved screen.

I have had my note for two weeks and it's pretty good. 

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Software update incoming. Finally had this pop-up. 

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Update: after installing the phone shows its on the October 1st security patch. And calling plus now displays instead of wifi calling. 

 

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Just got this! Woohoo! About time since it looked as if the GS8 was getting all the love.

Also noticed an updated design for the signal bars, they now have individual bars instead of a solid one. 

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3 hours ago, nexgencpu said:

Just got this! Woohoo! About time since it looked as if the GS8 was getting all the love.

Also noticed an updated design for the signal bars, they now have individual bars instead of a solid one. 

Wonder why the signal bars are changing. Is that for all Android devices not just Sprint?

 

What's in this update? 

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9 minutes ago, mnjeepmale said:

Wonder why the signal bars are changing. Is that for all Android devices not just Sprint?

 

What's in this update? 

Big features are calling plus and android security patch updated to October.

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I hope it still goes to the S7 and S7E. I guess it's the next logical step unless true voice over LTE is coming soon. But i think that's still a year away or so.

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On 11/15/2017 at 11:24 AM, nexgencpu said:

Big features are calling plus and android security patch updated to October.

How's the performance after the update? Have you used the calling plus?

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2 hours ago, mnjeepmale said:

How's the performance after the update? Have you used the calling plus?

I had a chance to use Calling Plus on the drive home yesterday and it was very cool to be on the call and still use data. It's only been the one time so I can't make any real judgments on it. 

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