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  #1976668 14-Mar-2018 18:35
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Haven't heard anything from PB Tech but I don't really care when I get it (within reason). Doesn't surprise me considering its PB Tech lol.


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  #1976671 14-Mar-2018 18:40
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Anyone able to post what they like/don't like about the S9+? Realise there are a bunch of reviews out there but good to hear how it performs from those lucky enough to have one :-)


 
 
 
 


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  #1976713 14-Mar-2018 19:50
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What's so good about these Alcantara cases? So spennies!





 

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  #1976769 14-Mar-2018 21:39
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Did everyone get free gel case in the s9+ box too.

I like my new toy.... need to play with camera etc yet




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  #1976782 14-Mar-2018 21:53
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Foo:

 

Anyone able to post what they like/don't like about the S9+? Realise there are a bunch of reviews out there but good to hear how it performs from those lucky enough to have one :-)

 

 

Just a few observations so far.

 

It's fast. Much faster and smoother than the S8 was, even after the Oreo update massively improved things for that. 

 

Definitely glad I moved to the larger model as well, took a little getting used to the size but this is good.

 

Screen seems to be a better too, my S8 had a definite blue tinge that no amount of adjustment could quite get rid of.

 

Fingerprint and Iris scan much quicker.

 

Battery life is much improved. Got home from work with 70% battery left after the normal usage, S8 would be sitting around 40-50% by 5.30pm (yes the battery is marginally bigger but so is the screen and by all accounts the S8 had better life than the S8+).

 

Also just manually updated to the ARC5 firmware (I cannot handle not being on the latest firmware - I may need to seek help about this). Will see if any further improvements come from that.

 

Edit: Also I keep trying to fingerprint unlock with the heartrate sensor. Jury is out about the new sensor placement. I quite liked where it was on the S8, perfect position for my finger.


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  #1976785 14-Mar-2018 21:57
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@defragger:

 

What's so good about these Alcantara cases? So spennies!

 

 

Nice and thin with lots of grip. Anything else that was that grippy was a big thick armored case.


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  #1976800 14-Mar-2018 22:03
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 bradstewart:

 

Battery life is much improved.

 

 

What amount of screen on time would that be?


 
 
 
 


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  #1976818 14-Mar-2018 22:47
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A little over 2 hours.

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  #1977174 15-Mar-2018 13:34
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Got an email from JB, mine still hasn't shipped :(


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  #1977181 15-Mar-2018 13:48
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Tzoi:

 

Got an email from JB, mine still hasn't shipped :(

 

 

 

 

aww thats why i didn't order online went and brought it instore so i can pick it up from there and its usually faster

 

not everyone can get to a store  etc ....

 

 

 

what i like display/screen looks more sharper  maybe its cause of the black coating they done to it 

 

stereo speakers are awesome can actually enjoy the music from the speakers .

 

quite fast and snappy iam just using the default samsung theme .

 

camera has vast improvement 

 

AR emoji  doesn't even look like me  lol 





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  #1977183 15-Mar-2018 13:58
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AR EMOJI does not really look like me either



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  #1978440 16-Mar-2018 08:51
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So far i am liking it, do miss a few things from the oneplus however (like how much battery is left in bluetooth headphones icon you get with the oneplus).

 

Also notice that battery life is no where as good as the oneplus and the quick charge is slower.

 

 

 

Just waiting for the new firmware update for NZ to hit now that its been released.


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  #1978501 16-Mar-2018 10:56
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Got mine this morning :)

 

 

 

It had a 2degrees 'freebie' code on the back, but stupidly the website they have on the sticker doesn't work.  The freebie was double top ups for 3 months so can't complain


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  #1978505 16-Mar-2018 10:58
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tripp:

 

So far i am liking it, do miss a few things from the oneplus however (like how much battery is left in bluetooth headphones icon you get with the oneplus).

 

Also notice that battery life is no where as good as the oneplus and the quick charge is slower.

 

Just waiting for the new firmware update for NZ to hit now that its been released.

 

 

I've found battery life on the S9+ to be excellent. By the time I went to bed last night I was still over 50% battery with almost 4 hours screen on time. My S8 would be down around 20%


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  #1978508 16-Mar-2018 11:01
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bradstewart:

 

tripp:

 

So far i am liking it, do miss a few things from the oneplus however (like how much battery is left in bluetooth headphones icon you get with the oneplus).

 

Also notice that battery life is no where as good as the oneplus and the quick charge is slower.

 

Just waiting for the new firmware update for NZ to hit now that its been released.

 

 

I've found battery life on the S9+ to be excellent. By the time I went to bed last night I was still over 50% battery with almost 4 hours screen on time. My S8 would be down around 20%

 

 

The real question will be how long does it last doing important (definition of "important" may vary) things like PokemonGo.  :-)

 

Mine is apparently with the courier for delivery.  So I guess that'll mean picking it up from the post shop tonight.





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