Go Back   Winnipesaukee Forum > Winnipesaukee Forums > General Discussion
Home Forums Gallery Blogs YouTube Channel Classifieds Links Calendar Register FAQDonate Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-17-2019, 04:16 PM   #1
JEEPONLY
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 135
Thanks: 1
Thanked 16 Times in 11 Posts
Default Samsung phones

My wife's Samsung 6 just died. She doesn't really need anything fancy, but neither of us know that much about the current different models.

The Verizon people seem intent on trying to up-sell us, which we understand, but can anyone make a suggestion for the right model of Samsung to replace the 6? We expect it would be an upgrade (abilities/price?), of some sort, but that's technology

She texts, googles, takes pictures- again, doesn't seem all that fancy.

Thank you in advance.
JEEPONLY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2019, 04:48 PM   #2
thebix
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South Down since 2009.
Posts: 59
Thanks: 2
Thanked 12 Times in 10 Posts
Default Buy a replacement 6

Lots of phones here.

https://glyde.com/
thebix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2019, 05:01 PM   #3
thinkxingu
Senior Member
 
thinkxingu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 2,464
Thanks: 658
Thanked 674 Times in 395 Posts
Default

I just bought a like-new S8 at Swappa for $200 shipped.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
thinkxingu is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2019, 07:17 PM   #4
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 1,857
Thanks: 534
Thanked 357 Times in 247 Posts
Default

I had a S6 and upgraded to the S8. I like it much better than the S6. No need to go to the S10.
Biggd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2019, 08:19 PM   #5
loonguy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Moultonborough near the Loon Center
Posts: 115
Thanks: 28
Thanked 34 Times in 22 Posts
Default

I opted for the S9 and so far it has been a vast improvement over the Pixel (with battery problems) that I had.
loonguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 07-19-2019, 09:34 AM   #6
Slickcraft
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Welch Island and West Alton
Posts: 2,550
Thanks: 808
Thanked 1,403 Times in 644 Posts
Default

Just after the S10s came out and the S9 price was reduced a bit we went into Wireless Zone store in Lakeport. We had researched the S9 and planned to upgrade from S6 to S9. We also planned to also look at the S10e.

At that time there was a special promotion, $200 trade allowance for an S6 if one of the S10 models was purchased. The made the S10e price just about even with the S9. The S10e is almost the same size as the S6 but with the top line processor and 128G of storage. So we each left with a S10e. If the S10e would have been $200 more then we would have gone for the S9.

The S10e is a great phone especially the camera. Also the reception problems that we had with the S6 at home in West Alton went away with the S10e. Our only gripe is that the notification LED was eliminated on the S10e.
Slickcraft is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2019, 11:42 AM   #7
Lakeboater
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 339
Thanks: 12
Thanked 110 Times in 79 Posts
Default Best but s10E

Best Buy currently has the Samsung S10E unlocked on sale for $349.99. Seems like a pretty good deal. We bought unlocked phones on sale at Best Buy and have no regrets. The S10E has a flat screen which I prefer. I recommend staying away from the curved screen because a case doesn’t really protect the screen. Not sure how long the sale is going on.
Lakeboater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2019, 04:00 PM   #8
Flylady
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: So. California & Lakes Region
Posts: 194
Thanks: 132
Thanked 54 Times in 27 Posts
Default Replace with same

My S6 died 2 years ago. I replaced it with another S6 by purchasing it on EBay. You can choose from refurbished to new. I used the same to replace my daughters and granddaughters phone. Look for sellers that offer 90 day guarantee
and free returns. It takes a a little work but i considered the savings well worth it. Also be sure to looked for unlocked an or Verizon carrier.
Flylady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2019, 11:28 PM   #9
JEEPONLY
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 135
Thanks: 1
Thanked 16 Times in 11 Posts
Default don't know how, or why...

Based on some of your responses I have looked up S8, S9 and S10.

The computer place in Center Harbor handles phones, Verizon, etc.

They convinced my wife to buy the Samsung A50. Don't know where that came from, but their price was only $40 more than Amazon, and we feel good doing the business locally and receiving service from a well respected company.

"A happy wife..."

Thanks, again, for the input- I'm sticking with my flip phone!
JEEPONLY is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.

This page was generated in 0.07195 seconds