Retake: The Samsung Galaxy S7 is still a great phone

It’s the time of the year again when new flagship devices come out, and you are tempted to grab one. With every new device, you are supposed to get new features, better battery life, better performance, and, overall, more satisfaction. I had the following choices: OnePlus 5 or the Samsung Galaxy S7?

However, not everyone can afford to shell out almost a thousand dollars every year.

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The downward battery size trend and battery deterioration

Low battery is the bane of an avid smartphone user’s life. We all have had to face it, be it at class or somewhere out hiking, and in all honesty, running out of power midway in your day is quite frustrating. One of the problems that I have continued to notice is that with each passing year, phones are becoming thinner, essential features are being thrown away (RIP headphone jack), and that batteries are becoming smaller in capacity.

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Opinion: Did OnePlus buy its DxOMark score for the OnePlus 5?

One of the biggest selling points of the OnePlus 5 is its dual camera setup. So big, in fact, that OnePlus is touting the dual camera as the phone’s killer feature. To achieve this, OnePlus partnered with DxO to enhance their camera performance. But many believe that the partnership only helped to artificially boost the DxOMark score of the OP5.

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Opinion: Android O is just Nougat with sprinkles

Each year, millions of Google loyalists expectantly await the release of their smartphone’s new mobile operating system. And every time, changes take a little getting used to, but ultimately improve both battery life and productivity. Usually, there’s even an element to aesthetic updates which heighten the excitement of the general masses. But in the year 2017, Android fans may be a little disappointed.

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