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  Reply # 1587007 6-Jul-2016 10:55
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I was hoping the camera would get a decent upgrade, but a quick look at reviews suggests the new model is still pretty mediocre.  Won't be rushing to replace our Ultra 6 devices which in terms of bang-for-buck I'm very happy with.





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  Reply # 1587013 6-Jul-2016 11:03
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macuser:

 

Mediatek CPU - I'm not sure I'm into that idea

 

 

 

 

Agreed but slightly faster so may net out as a positive? The Ultra 6 does tend to lag a little at times


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1592383 14-Jul-2016 11:11
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Anyone has problem with the touch screen? 

 

Mine bought in NOV last year, now the screen seems to be not very accurate for typing, such as you type T it will often return R. 

 

Is it a fault? 


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  Reply # 1592386 14-Jul-2016 11:14
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Huchiz:

 

Anyone has problem with the touch screen? 

 

Mine bought in NOV last year, now the screen seems to be not very accurate for typing, such as you type T it will often return R. 

 

Is it a fault? 

 

 

Have a few in our fleet at work, and haven't had this issue.  Though some have complained of funny things happening - which have been fixed by removing/replacing a scratched up plastic screen protector!


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  Reply # 1592450 14-Jul-2016 12:47
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Huchiz:

 

Anyone has problem with the touch screen? 

 

Mine bought in NOV last year, now the screen seems to be not very accurate for typing, such as you type T it will often return R. 

 

Is it a fault? 

 

 

Mine failed. It started 'auto tapping' for me, which was entertaining. I have no problem with typing accuracy with my phone before it failed, or its replacement, so I'd say you're experiencing a fault.


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  Reply # 1592485 14-Jul-2016 13:17
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macuser:

 

Mediatek CPU - I'm not sure I'm into that idea

 

 

 

 

That is the problem I have found with all my android phones, they have these periods of lag. Gets worse as they age. That is why I have gone off android, as it really damages the user experience. 

 

 

 

Agreed but slightly faster so may net out as a positive? The Ultra 6 does tend to lag a little at times

 


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  Reply # 1605402 6-Aug-2016 13:22
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Is the battery replaceable by a service centre at all? Just wondering what happens if you need a new battery after a few years and you can't bear to part with the Smart Ultra:)

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Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754


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  Reply # 1606161 8-Aug-2016 06:01
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Jaxson: Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754



Its been a few days now. Seems a strange one. What s different about the ultra set up than all other Android devices?

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Jaxson: Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754

 

Yep, hit one of the guys at work. Initially thought the phone's time had come.... 


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  Reply # 1606243 8-Aug-2016 10:33
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Jaxson: Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754

 

Yep, hit one of the guys at work. Initially thought the phone's time had come.... 

 

 

 

 

I just downloaded and sideloaded the previous version and both FB and Messenger working fine 

 

 

 

 

 

Edit: Holding just just power button for 30 odd seconds reboots phone, uninstall latest FB and Messenger and phone behaves 100% again

 

 


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  Reply # 1606264 8-Aug-2016 11:13
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I'm having issues with facebook and messenger. Can't update facebook or install messenger, it says device isn't compatible.

Is anybody got an app that you can't install called system updates by a developer chondong as in this redit post?


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  Reply # 1606488 8-Aug-2016 18:25
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Also having this.. Facebook was locking up, reinstalling didn't work, now I can't reinstall it or messenger, thought it might be because I was over in Aussie but guess not.

 

I guess I'll be taking the phone back and getting a refund after I land in NZ, A smartphone that can't run Facebook is clearly not fit for purpose!





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  Reply # 1606490 8-Aug-2016 18:27
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Lias:

 

Also having this.. Facebook was locking up, reinstalling didn't work, now I can't reinstall it or messenger, thought it might be because I was over in Aussie but guess not.

 

I guess I'll be taking the phone back and getting a refund after I land in NZ, A smartphone that can't run Facebook is clearly not fit for purpose!

 

 

 

 

lol relax

 

 

 

its the application not the phone


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  Reply # 1606496 8-Aug-2016 18:33
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Haven't had this issue yet (fingers crossed)

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