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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #30 on: June 07, 2018, 07:10:52 AM »
Verizon prepaid phones aren't cdma?

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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #31 on: June 07, 2018, 09:18:53 AM »
Sure are. But they don't allow prepaid phones on postpaid accounts

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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #32 on: June 12, 2018, 10:41:47 PM »
Moto G6 for total 180 or Z2 Play for total 50 (using some personal credits that I can only use for cell phones). What do you recommend?
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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #33 on: June 13, 2018, 12:04:49 AM »
Moto G6 for total 180 or Z2 Play for total 50 (using some personal credits that I can only use for cell phones). What do you recommend?
Z2 play. Based on the comparison over here
https://www.phonearena.com/phones/compare/Motorola-Moto-G6,Motorola-Moto-Z2-Play/phones/10788,10508

I haven't used these phones in real life though so I don't know for sure. I also get the feeling that Motorola has gone down in quality recently with their g series phones.
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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #35 on: June 20, 2018, 07:01:35 PM »
I'm delighted to see this discussion arose just as I happen to be debating between these exact phones.

@Suave can you please clarify, you are happy with the Moto X4, just disappointed with the camera aspect?

It seems that the Moto X4 is a better bet than the G6, but am unsure.

(In case anyone is interested, the Google Project Fi is selling the Moto X4 at $249, and the G6 at $199.
These prices don't show up when you do a Google search for the phone, so unless you actively check the Project Fi webpage, you wouldn't know.
I mention that because everyone else is selling these at a higher price, and unless I'd have read on some review sites about Fi selling them, I'd probably have paid more).

I was thinking of getting The Pixel 1, but I can't seem to justify spending the almost $200 more ($429.99) that B&H is selling it for BNIB,
just to get a [much] better camera and a slightly better CPU. Additionally, the thought that 5G is gonna come out in a year or two doesn't exactly encourage me to go for a high-end phone.
People rave about the motos, including some who (like me) who have been stuck in the Galaxy S series, but who also own a Moto to compare.

I'd appreciate any insight. TIA!

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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #36 on: June 20, 2018, 09:25:19 PM »
I'm delighted to see this discussion arose just as I happen to be debating between these exact phones.

@Suave can you please clarify, you are happy with the Moto X4, just disappointed with the camera aspect?

It seems that the Moto X4 is a better bet than the G6, but am unsure.

(In case anyone is interested, the Google Project Fi is selling the Moto X4 at $249, and the G6 at $199.
These prices don't show up when you do a Google search for the phone, so unless you actively check the Project Fi webpage, you wouldn't know.
I mention that because everyone else is selling these at a higher price, and unless I'd have read on some review sites about Fi selling them, I'd probably have paid more).

I was thinking of getting The Pixel 1, but I can't seem to justify spending the almost $200 more ($429.99) that B&H is selling it for BNIB,
just to get a [much] better camera and a slightly better CPU. Additionally, the thought that 5G is gonna come out in a year or two doesn't exactly encourage me to go for a high-end phone.
People rave about the motos, including some who (like me) who have been stuck in the Galaxy S series, but who also own a Moto to compare.

I'd appreciate any insight. TIA!

Overall I am happy with the x4, I have the g6 still sealed in the box (in monsey) if you want to try it out.
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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #37 on: June 20, 2018, 11:45:31 PM »
Overall I am happy with the x4, I have the g6 still sealed in the box (in monsey) if you want to try it out.
Ok, thanks!

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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #38 on: June 21, 2018, 02:09:27 AM »
The g6 is CDMA also or just gsm?

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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #39 on: June 21, 2018, 06:42:10 AM »
Both.
The g6 is CDMA also or just gsm?
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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #40 on: June 21, 2018, 06:42:56 AM »
I'm delighted to see this discussion arose just as I happen to be debating between these exact phones.

@Suave can you please clarify, you are happy with the Moto X4, just disappointed with the camera aspect?

It seems that the Moto X4 is a better bet than the G6, but am unsure.

(In case anyone is interested, the Google Project Fi is selling the Moto X4 at $249, and the G6 at $199.
These prices don't show up when you do a Google search for the phone, so unless you actively check the Project Fi webpage, you wouldn't know.
I mention that because everyone else is selling these at a higher price, and unless I'd have read on some review sites about Fi selling them, I'd probably have paid more).

I was thinking of getting The Pixel 1, but I can't seem to justify spending the almost $200 more ($429.99) that B&H is selling it for BNIB,
just to get a [much] better camera and a slightly better CPU. Additionally, the thought that 5G is gonna come out in a year or two doesn't exactly encourage me to go for a high-end phone.
People rave about the motos, including some who (like me) who have been stuck in the Galaxy S series, but who also own a Moto to compare.

I'd appreciate any insight. TIA!
If it we're me I'd get the original Pixel refurb on Amazon for $200.
Camera blows the others out of the water. But depends what your priorities are in a phone.
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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #41 on: June 21, 2018, 07:26:07 AM »
Project fi phones come unlocked and you could buy them without signing up for project fi?

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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #42 on: June 21, 2018, 06:44:52 PM »
Project fi phones come unlocked and you could buy them without signing up for project fi?
IINM you're under no obligation to activate the Fi.

If it we're me I'd get the original Pixel refurb on Amazon for $200.
Camera blows the others out of the water. But depends what your priorities are in a phone.
I'm always wary of refurb phones. Who guarantees it?

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Re: Which unlocked Android phone should I get?
« Reply #43 on: June 21, 2018, 10:07:35 PM »
IINM you're under no obligation to activate the Fi.
I'm always wary of refurb phones. Who guarantees it?
No idea. But it's from Amazon and you can put it on here Starwood. Personally I wouldn't be too worried about it. 
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