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Old 11-29-2017, 03:27 PM
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Last two phones I only held for a year. I didn't really ever like my samsung but I got it right before we went on vacation and I sort of felt stuck with it. Hopefully the pixel will last longer for me since I really like it.
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Old 11-29-2017, 03:29 PM
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Phone - Usually 2 years

Tablet - Same.

Both Samsung (S7 Edge+ and S3 Tablet)

Might keep these two longer as I really like them.
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Old 11-29-2017, 03:35 PM
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Oh if we're talking tablets, I keep those forever. We still have an ipad 2 kicking around my house.
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Old 11-29-2017, 03:44 PM
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my 6s is about 3 years old now. got it for christmas in 2014 just after it came out. no real thoughts on upgrading or changing currently as i see no need. the 7 & 8 don't add much, and the x is way too expensive for a phone. battery life will likely force my hand eventually. Previously i was also around 24 months due to the contract stuff i think.
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I've had a Samsung G4 for about 4 years, but have been using a hand-me down iphone since last December. Looking to switch now due to a combination of compatibility, new phone service, battery life, etc.
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Old 11-29-2017, 06:38 PM
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why are you 24 monthers getting new phones at that time? performance slowdowns, reduced battery life, stuff like that? contracts aren't much of a thing any more, right?
I currently don't have a contract, but I used to. Now I just switch whenever I feel like it. I don't have a big need to upgrade my phone every year. So far I've been getting the odd-numbered Samsung galaxies since every other version seems to be an upgrade worth switching to whenever it comes out.
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Old 11-30-2017, 09:36 AM
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In the past, I've mostly gotten new phones because there was something on the market I wanted. This time it's mostly because my battery is dying, and I can't find a replacement. Which is why I'm seriously considering buying a newer instance of the same phone.

Why do you buy new phones?
mainly a desire for something new i suppose.
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why are you 24 monthers getting new phones at that time? performance slowdowns, reduced battery life, stuff like that? contracts aren't much of a thing any more, right?
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I currently don't have a contract, but I used to.
Doesn't having a contract save hundreds of dollars on a new phone? Is there a better way to buy a phone for a comparable price to what you can get from Verizon with a contract?
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Old 11-30-2017, 10:18 AM
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Doesn't having a contract save hundreds of dollars on a new phone? Is there a better way to buy a phone for a comparable price to what you can get from Verizon with a contract?
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Also, check out Swappa.com for used and even new in the box phones as well as selling your old one.
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Old 11-30-2017, 10:45 AM
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mainly a desire for something new i suppose.
that's why I bought my last couple of phones.
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