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23-07-2018, 15:30   #46
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Mi A2 and mi A2 lite out today.

Thinking of punting for the lite as a replacement for my A1
Was looking at them as well, I need a new phone sorted for a holiday in September so need to decide this week really, what are people thinking? Global Rom showing on alliexpress for the Mi Max 3 now, where are the reviews?

https://www.aliexpress.com/premium/M...y=n&isrefine=y
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Was looking at them as well, I need a new phone sorted for a holiday in September so need to decide this week really, what are people thinking? Global Rom showing on alliexpress for the Mi Max 3 now, where are the reviews?

https://www.aliexpress.com/premium/M...y=n&isrefine=y
surprised to see that (could that be a store adding languages and play store and google services to sell as their version of a global rom ?).
anyway, aside from global rom listing, a couple of other things i'd like to see covered in reviews, when the reviews come....
that aliexpress listing shows a single speaker but i seen it advertised as having stereo sound.
also, i read it has fm radio but that listing says no fm radio.

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Definitely stereo speakers(on the bottom) and fm radio anyway, that was in Xiaomis reveal the other day, plus a 3.5mm headphone jack, I'm struggling to come up with anything that competes with it tbh, on paper anyway, especially when you throw in the 5500 mAh battery and the 128 GB Rom.
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Definitely stereo speakers(on the bottom) and fm radio anyway, that was in Xiaomis reveal the other day, plus a 3.5mm headphone jack, I'm struggling to come up with anything that competes with it tbh, on paper anyway, especially when you throw in the 5500 mAh battery and the 128 GB Rom.
is it wrong of me to consider going from my samsung s8+ to this ?

i adored the redmi note 5 i got for my lad, double tap to wake, fm radio (which i would use), good screen and decent camera (even if neither samsung s8 level)...but i just really liked it.
...and i love huge screens on phones, bigger the better.
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Was looking at them as well, I need a new phone sorted for a holiday in September so need to decide this week really, what are people thinking? Global Rom showing on alliexpress for the Mi Max 3 now, where are the reviews?

https://www.aliexpress.com/premium/M...y=n&isrefine=y
Chris from TechTablets will have one Thursday Friday this week he always does great in-depth reviews
https://twitter.com/TechTabletscom/s...740931074?s=19
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is it wrong of me to consider going from my samsung s8+ to this ?

i adored the redmi note 5 i got for my lad, double tap to wake, fm radio (which i would use), good screen and decent camera (even if neither samsung s8 level)...but i just really liked it.
...and i love huge screens on phones, bigger the better.
I'm the same got the Mrs a Redmi Note 5 last week really like it. The Max 3 will be basically be a Note 5 with bigger screen and bigger battery. I have a One Plus 6 at the moment but might decide to buy Max 3 just for the bigger screen and battery
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I'm the same got the Mrs a Redmi Note 5 last week really like it. The Max 3 will be basically be a Note 5 with bigger screen and bigger battery. I have a One Plus 6 at the moment but might decide to buy Max 3 just for the bigger screen and battery
thats another thing. his battery on the redmi lasts twice as long as my s8+...he'll get two days and always on snapchat / instagram etc.....and i have my battery optimised, use web for facebook / instagram and use greenify.
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thats another thing. his battery on the redmi lasts twice as long as my s8+...he'll get two days and always on snapchat / instagram etc.....and i have my battery optimised, use web for facebook / instagram and use greenify.
I'd hang on for another couple of weeks we still might get a Max 3 Pro using the Snapdragon 710 as it's listed on the Qualcomm site
https://twitter.com/mobilefonestren/...847008256?s=19
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I'd hang on for another couple of weeks we still might get a Max 3 Pro using the Snapdragon 710 as it's listed on the Qualcomm site
https://twitter.com/mobilefonestren/...847008256?s=19
636 still powerful enough coupled with enough ram... and i think it should be a more battery friendly chip.
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I'd hang on for another couple of weeks we still might get a Max 3 Pro using the Snapdragon 710 as it's listed on the Qualcomm site
https://twitter.com/mobilefonestren/...847008256?s=19
Balls, I need a phone ASAP, why is there always something better right around the corner
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Balls, I need a phone ASAP, why is there always something better right around the corner
That might not happen for a month or two nothing official from Xaoimi about it. Although there is an EU event happening here in Madrid tomorrow so let's see what's announced.
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Mi Max 3 offer

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Glob...d616b181367855

https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/glo...l-team-2993351
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That is a good deal especially considering it's so big you could lean it against a wall, live under it and save yourself a fortune in rent.
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the micro usb port has put me off the lite...

if the mi max 3pro comes in at purported specs it will be a monster
(725 chip, 8GB, NFC) so i think ill hang on to see the proper specs.....

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