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81 COMMENTS

vgman94 - posted on May 29, 2017 2:09 am

Oneplus 3T. Nuff said.

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n n - posted on May 29, 2017 10:23 pm

it’s over hyped.

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xXNightWolfXx - posted on May 29, 2017 10:55 pm

vgman94 But it’s still not underrated in general. In short, it’s not underrated at all

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Nazif Morshed - posted on May 30, 2017 4:05 am

“A whole day’s power in 15 mins”

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Sam Wolf - posted on May 29, 2017 2:10 am

I still use my HTC 10
a beast I have to say ????

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Sam Wolf - posted on May 30, 2017 11:44 pm

unlock the bootloader
then root the phone
install twrp custom recovery
and then flash firmware zip
its simple
i used to do this with my previous phones
but with the HTC 10
I dont need to

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Nikola Stoyanov - posted on May 30, 2017 11:46 pm

+Sam Wolf so you can install any version of android?

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Sam Wolf - posted on May 31, 2017 1:39 am

Nikola Stoyanov if u have cutoms ROMS for ur device then

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Crazcompart - posted on May 31, 2017 6:42 am

Sam Wolf – Why not the procedure with the 10? Not that I’m about to right now, or in the immediate future… Just wondering why it isn’t necessary…

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Sam Wolf - posted on May 31, 2017 7:50 am

Crazcompart Its already a beast
u generally flash custom ROMs if ur device is not that much powerful and u wanna enhance its performance by overclocking the CPU
Creating a stock like experience etc
but I dont see any field the HTC 10 is lacking
so I dont need to do that
Its already in beast mode bud????

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Sachin Sharma - posted on May 29, 2017 2:12 am

Seriously vivo.. Quality of Android authority is going down.. Man.

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Divyam thalur - posted on May 29, 2017 4:14 am

Sachin Sharma haha yechnical guruji????????

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Neumonic Videos - posted on May 29, 2017 4:18 am

no matter what marketing strategy they use if they still make overpriced phone i will not buy it or fall to their marketing… i wish they can back to the old oppo i used to love the brand for making phones like find 5, and find 7…. now with the R series and F series… it doesnt feel right and vivo… i used to like vivo for their innovation (thin design, great metal build, reasonable price) vivo x series now with the V series its just focusing on selfie features… and other specs is questionable for that price segment

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90AlmostFamous - posted on May 29, 2017 4:21 am

Neumonic Videos yup totally agree . Oppo now targets mainstream audience and that’s why its Turing into overpriced phone

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Lee Sykes - posted on May 29, 2017 4:27 am

luckily i got the older phone for like $120 and its waaaaaaaaaaay better than newer phones oppo release now a days

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Rohit Hosamani - posted on May 29, 2017 2:18 am

Vivo v5s is not an underrated device, it’s an overpriced crappy ripoff of an iPhone with an excellent MEDIATEK processor which loves to suck the battery. It won’t even get ota updates, old security patch and hd display yep not a fhd just hd. Better for those who just want a virtual mirror.

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Bollog Nyessy - posted on May 30, 2017 2:40 am

Somsubhro Chatterjee but practically speaking, you can see a difference. i can 100% see the difference between 326 ppi and my ~400 ppi display

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Rohit Hosamani - posted on May 30, 2017 2:41 am

+Bollog Nyessy That’s when u see the screen very closely.

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Ayman Squikki - posted on May 30, 2017 2:43 am

Rohit Hosamani yeah agree with u..i use it..compared the front camera with Galaxy S8..as i can see Galaxy S8 r much more better…bokeh effects? enable the selective focus on the s8 and u will get an impressive results…V5s Plus is not a great performer in terms of camera actually with the high price…better wait for next Galaxy J7 2017…

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Bollog Nyessy - posted on May 30, 2017 2:43 am

Rohit Hosamani no, from a normal viewing distance

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Somsubhro Chatterjee - posted on May 30, 2017 6:16 am

From very close, ie centimeters, yes. But from normal viewing distance of the human eye, nothing.

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Maroof Juneja - posted on May 29, 2017 2:18 am

Why Lg V20 is not there???

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Crazcompart - posted on May 31, 2017 8:10 am

Maroof Juneja – Because the LG V20 was and is very popular amongst power/productivity users… For many, it was their replacement for the Note 7 after the battery fiasco and discontinuation…

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Clous von - posted on June 1, 2017 3:57 am

DroiOS sounds like you can’t afford it lmao

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ECDT1089 - posted on June 5, 2017 2:10 pm

@DragonInferno. Sad but true. I paid full price for the V10. I had to get two replacements within a year and a half because of the bootloop. Wouldn’t be surprised if it happened to the V20, if it hasn’t already. I switched to the iPhone because of this. I don’t regret it!

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MaChKuLjA - posted on June 6, 2017 4:04 am

I have LG v20 for 5 months now, and it is a beast. 🙂

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Mazmurel - posted on May 29, 2017 2:18 am

HTC U11 is also underrated because it’s HTC…

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kenny ben - posted on May 30, 2017 9:47 am

The U Ultra has a questionable quality for the price… (bring back old HTC! M8 was the last good phone!) Otherwise, HTC is a good company with poor marketing.

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Mazmurel - posted on May 30, 2017 10:53 am

+kenny ben No. the 10 was HTC’s last good phone, but go unnoticed because of ‘poor marketing’

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elijahjbennett - posted on June 1, 2017 1:35 pm

If you think HTC get bad coverage wait unit you see what sony get

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Mazmurel - posted on June 1, 2017 4:34 pm

Ahh Sony… They’re getting ‘lazy’ in the smartphone game. The 2016 X series dissapoints

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elijahjbennett - posted on June 2, 2017 3:09 am

They have just had a major restructuring

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Kyle Morrell - posted on May 29, 2017 2:18 am

I bought an Honor 8 to replace my iPhone 6s that kicked the bucket and I love it way more than any previous iPhone I’ve ever owned

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Ernesto Landeros - posted on May 31, 2017 3:24 pm

now i know no white boy is gonna give up an iphone for an android…

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Kyle Morrell - posted on May 31, 2017 3:39 pm

Ernesto Landeros after having to replace 6 iPhones within 8 months because of the same battery and button issues, this white boy definitely traded his iPhone for an android

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Ernesto Landeros - posted on May 31, 2017 3:40 pm

Kyle Morrell 6 iphones?

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Kyle Morrell - posted on May 31, 2017 3:43 pm

Ernesto Landeros yep and theirs at least 50 people in a 5km radius of my house that have done the same

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liu louis - posted on May 29, 2017 2:19 am

Asian oems: Samsung, LG, HTC (still has an appdrawer)

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liu louis - posted on May 29, 2017 2:56 am

ChinesePhoneme yeah i guess

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JustAGamer AkaIku - posted on May 29, 2017 2:57 am

Unless you’re *that* lazy it doesn’t really matter.
Also you can get a launcher anyways since most if not all default launchers suck imo

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liu louis - posted on May 29, 2017 2:58 am

JustAGamer AkaIku well actually no some of them can’t have launchers work by default like some OPPO phones. unless u decide to go digging through a bunch of crap to get it to work

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Adrian Abaja - posted on May 29, 2017 8:47 am

liu louis Glad my mom’s oppo can switch launchers…

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liu louis - posted on May 29, 2017 8:56 am

Adrian Abaja which is it

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Filip Milić - posted on May 29, 2017 2:23 am

I think that Lg V20 at least deserves an honorable mention. It was a pretty underrated phone.

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Syndicatron - posted on May 29, 2017 5:57 am

When did it destroy? And in doing what?

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Soham Sawant - posted on May 29, 2017 6:25 am

inknet32 I am using my Galaxy S6 with DDR4 Ram from 2015!

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inknet32 - posted on May 29, 2017 9:55 am

+Soham Sawant That’s pretty neat. But RAM optimization and management is key, and LG was skyrocking at this chapter with their V20.

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inknet32 - posted on May 29, 2017 9:57 am

+Syndicatron It actually tore down the Pixel XL in performance and multitasking, but I assume that happened due to the underclocked CPU in the Google device.

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Dr. Furter - posted on May 29, 2017 6:34 pm

Filip Milić Not Mid tier. That’s an underrated flagship.

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Lachlan Del Paggio - posted on May 29, 2017 2:26 am

ZTE axon 7!

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Caleb Wagner - posted on May 29, 2017 2:03 pm

Lachlan Del Paggio It’s overrated.

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kenny ben - posted on May 30, 2017 9:45 am

+Lachlan Del Paggio I was expecting that phone to be here too. It is the best sounding phone out there and it’s only $400 (currently $300 where I am). I don’t understand why people really hate it. Can someone explain for me?

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Samuel Coughlin - posted on May 30, 2017 6:44 pm

kenny ben I’m not sure. I use it every day and love it.

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Magnetorheological - posted on May 30, 2017 7:49 pm

Can’t you just send it in for warranty repairs? It’s got a 2 year warranty with free shipping. (in the States, that is)

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Nuancense - posted on May 29, 2017 2:26 am

was hoping my axon 7 would get in here that phone is horrifically underated imo

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MR MAN - posted on May 29, 2017 4:14 am

Nuancense facts

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Amar Mohanty - posted on May 29, 2017 2:44 am

MY POTATO WORKS BETTER THAN VIVO AND OPPO ????

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Code Breaker - posted on May 29, 2017 7:00 pm

L.oviL What a stupid morron I am talking about one brand of phone not the whole smartphone market

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NutkeyDoesMinecraft - posted on May 29, 2017 8:43 pm

My shoes RUNS better than yo potato xD

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Mayank Patel - posted on May 31, 2017 1:57 am

NutkeyDoesMinecraft My pulse run faster than your shoe

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90AlmostFamous - posted on May 31, 2017 8:11 am

what inches is your potato ?

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rutwik mekala - posted on May 29, 2017 2:50 am

**sponsored by vivo**

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Da Blu Dood - posted on May 29, 2017 5:54 am

@rutwik mekala Haha!!

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Ayush Pandey - posted on May 29, 2017 2:51 am

Every phone other than HTC 10 here is an iPhone ripoff. -_-

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Red-Haired Shanks - posted on May 31, 2017 4:20 pm

+Aleksandar be together not the same you the one who needs to calm down????

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Ravi ReXxX - posted on May 29, 2017 3:55 am

Vivo ???? The Most Overrated Brand along with Shitty Oppo

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Da Blu Dood - posted on May 29, 2017 8:52 am

@Adrian Abaja So? they’re still stupid!

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Brenden Pragasam - posted on May 29, 2017 12:13 pm

Ravi ReXxX oppo makes OnePlus….. nuff said

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Dope Bass - posted on May 29, 2017 1:13 pm

Da Blu Dood IT IS! Just look at all the horrible fanboys, the 3t is not a bad phone. Not at all! But it got way too much attention and many people say its better than the xz premium, s8, u11, pixel xl etc. which is just rubbish.

Look at the axon 7, honor 8, lenovo zuk z2 or xiaomi mi6. All great phones and the z2, honor 8, axon 7 even offer more for the price since they’re cheaper.

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Dr. Furter - posted on May 29, 2017 6:36 pm

Ravi ReXxX Vivo is iphone for poor people.

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Da Blu Dood - posted on May 29, 2017 10:14 pm

@Dope Bass I’m sorry. I didn’t know that this is what you mean. That’s true. Way too many people think that the OnePlus 3T is better than most of the other smartphones.
Typing this on a Samsung Galaxy J5 2016.

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Leon Mok - posted on May 29, 2017 4:06 am

i recently switch to a red HTC 10, luv it!

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jonah travisano - posted on May 29, 2017 4:15 am

Leon Mok … smart move.

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7Valletta - posted on May 30, 2017 3:59 pm

Leon Mok I have the gunmetal version and I’m so salty I couldn’t get the red one. I’d seriously buy a red 10 just for the novelty

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CrazyGaming YT - posted on May 29, 2017 4:20 am

Talking about vivo front camera…

**Records the back camera*

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light yagami - posted on May 29, 2017 4:28 pm

CrazyGaming YT lol

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Part Time Genius - posted on May 29, 2017 6:17 am

*He got paid for marketing Vivo!* Lol

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Prashant Chaudhary - posted on June 2, 2017 10:33 pm

Utkarsh Patel indeed

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Isaax - posted on May 29, 2017 6:31 am

works for android authority

> buys daughter 4 iPhones

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Dr. Furter - posted on May 29, 2017 6:35 pm

Isaax Yup. He should be fired.

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shouldent - posted on May 31, 2017 10:10 am

My wife have an iPhone and it is truly the most boring phone I have ever used…

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