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#195685 29-Apr-2016 19:25
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Long story short, got 2 Galaxy S6's this time last year 1 for me, 1 for wife, anyway recently the wife lost her phone, lucky insurance fully covered it, so picked up the new replacement yesterday.

 

 

 

So wife brings me her phone to "fix" a few apps that arn't working correctly, I grab my phone in the other hand to see what my setting are and first thing I notice is it seems lighter.

 

so right away I decided that I must weigh the phone to see why (app problem has now taken a back seat)

 

 

 

my 1 year old phone weighs 147 grams, brand new weighs 138 grams???????

 

So anyone got any idea why?

 

 


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  #1544203 29-Apr-2016 19:33
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change in parts could be a reason, smaller cpu/ram chips used etc

 

Most phones insides don't stay the same, they change them out depending on the pricing etc.  Some ram chips can be samsung others from another supplier etc.

 

 

 

First thing I would say is that the screen might have been updated between release and now.


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  #1544335 30-Apr-2016 01:21
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This one's easily explained.

You have more apps on yours, so it's bound to weigh more. Keep on installing apps on your wife's new phone, then weigh them again. d:




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  #1544344 30-Apr-2016 04:27
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jmosen: This one's easily explained.

You have more apps on yours, so it's bound to weigh more. Keep on installing apps on your wife's new phone, then weigh them again. d:

 

 

 

Totally agree, and futhermore........don't we all get heavier as we get older.


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  #1544348 30-Apr-2016 05:48
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riahon:

jmosen: This one's easily explained.

You have more apps on yours, so it's bound to weigh more. Keep on installing apps on your wife's new phone, then weigh them again. d:


 


Totally agree, and futhermore........don't we all get heavier as we get older.



And don't forget shrinkage. It will probably get smaller as it ages too.

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  #1544359 30-Apr-2016 06:43
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Oh... It's heavier because of the moist and sweat juice. Do you happen to take it out for a run?





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  #1544390 30-Apr-2016 09:48
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according to this it should be 138gms. http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s6-6849.php

 

maybe yours ate all the pies?




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  #1544482 30-Apr-2016 13:24
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lquify:

 

according to this it should be 138gms. http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s6-6849.php

 

maybe yours ate all the pies?

 

 

 

 

Go figure, I don't know why mine weighs more

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1544516 30-Apr-2016 15:12
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Did you weigh it half charged or fully charged?



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  #1544524 30-Apr-2016 15:52
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I doubt that the battery charge would account for 9g over the specified weight, I would expect the mass change in the range of nano gramms

 

 


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  #1544554 30-Apr-2016 16:59
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Weigh the batteries




Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.




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  #1544556 30-Apr-2016 17:02
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joker97: Weigh the batteries

 

 

 

that's not going to happen, the batteries ain't removable


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