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    Default Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    What are your views on this phone : Samsung GalaxyA32

    And this: Samsung A21s




    My good old Samsung Note5 is running out of storage space, has removed /uninstalled all unwanted Apps, and no music and photos ... sigh....
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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    Seems to have fairly good reviews.
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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    Go with the A32 as it's got a 1080 screen where as the A21 has a low res 720 screen.
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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    You guys reckon that if I were to reset the old Note5 to factory defaults will gain back some storage space?
    But, then, I still need to run the updates and those Apps I would like to have. That will come back to square one, right?

    I also think that the A32 should be a better option.

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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    Generaly, the more expensive ph is better .
    Will you notice a big difference , in actual usage between those 2 . I doubt it.

    for most people
    Screen res doesnt really matter on a 6" device (within reason) . Its a phone not a wide screen TV. Id argue 1080 is marketing BS on a cheap 6" screen.
    The more expensive ph is Super AMOLED , that might make some difference .

    My new phone is slower , lower res & cheaper display panel than my old phone.
    All that didnt make any real world difference .
    My old phone was better WITH ACTUAL PH CALLS . Thats the sort of thing that really matters .

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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    Quote Originally Posted by bk T View Post
    You guys reckon that if I were to reset the old Note5 to factory defaults will gain back some storage space?
    But, then, I still need to run the updates and those Apps I would like to have. That will come back to square one, right?
    Its costs nothing to try a reset .
    If you reset , you will have to install NEW version of apps you used. Some of those new app versions may not install on old android versions & some apps get worse as they are updated , and some new versions of apps are no longer freeware (or riddled with ads)
    You can backup all your installed apps and manually re-install them , keeping the old version.

    The Note5 is now stuck on an obsolete version of android . That will become more of an issue as time goes by.
    You wont get any security updates for it .

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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    Safe to buy from Parallel imported? I see they are slightly cheaper.

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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    If you want one with a better battery go M31

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    Default Re: Mobile Phone Recommendations.

    Quote Originally Posted by bk T View Post
    You guys reckon that if I were to reset the old Note5 to factory defaults will gain back some storage space?
    But, then, I still need to run the updates and those Apps I would like to have. That will come back to square one, right?

    I also think that the A32 should be a better option.
    Is it just storage space that's the issue? Note 5 can take up to a 128GB microSD to help out with space

    You could always flash a custom stock android ROM if you're willing to get down and dirty with it and your old Note 5 is unlocked. Phone is still quite active over at XDA: https://forum.xda-developers.com/f/g...elopment.4433/

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