Just curious, what is your current smart phone ?
Keep safe and have a good weekend.
Same; using a Pixel 4
It's a good phone for $199.
Pixel 3a XL
Pixel 2 here.
still on my first gen pixel xl
After my pixel xl battery life could be measured in minutes rather than hours I switched to a mid Ranger Nokia 7 plus. I'll be going back to a pixel with a mid-range chip & price shortly, but waiting to see how the 5 ends up priced
Love my Pixel 4 XL
Same. Love my Pixel.
In the fam: Moto z2 play, Moto g7 power, moto X4, sony compact something something
How do you find wifi on the g7 power.
My son has ongoing issues of wifi dropping to very slow speeds.
We have 2x G7 powers in the home. Both seem to work ok in that regard.
Wifi is fine. Were in a freestanding house and picked a wifi channel with no interference and we have a good router.
XZ2 Compact? Nice phones.
I'm a fan of the Chinese made Blackview phones. We also have a couple of Nokias and Oppos. Used to love Samsung until around the 7th gen then couldn't justify the price, same with the Apple's until 4th gen.
Blackview have an Australian official store on eBay, just like Umidigi.
Thumbs up from me.
iPhone 11 Pro 256Gb
iPhone 7 (32GB).
iPhone 7 still a good phone and still getting regular updates. :)
Maybe increase the poll options because there's a lot you missed.
Most importand phone missing: The Escobar gold version…
According to some statistic estimates, here's how smartphone ownership demographics roughly stands in Australia:
OnePlus + Oppo + Vivo + Realme: 9%
Huawei + Honor: 6%
Xiaomi + Redmi: 2%
Motorola + Lenovo: 2%
ZTE : 1%
Tecno: 1% (rebranded as Telstra/Vodafone/Optus phones?)
But how OzBargainers correlate to those, will be interesting to see. I'd think there would be much higher representation of LG, Motorola, Redmi, and Oppo.
Hey, do you have a link to these numbers?
@djprima: Here from Statists, but there may be a pay wall.
Other sites also like this:
I found the stats a little off, given some calculated Apple's dominance close to 55% and others rated it at like 13%. Though I think the discrepancy comes from "sales" versus "owners". I'd venture say that Apple has longer using owners, with more second-sales to same customers, and generally steals more from competitors than vice versa. That's thanks to now more budget options like the Xr, SE-2020, and the iPhone 7 that's always offered by JB HiFi regularly.
Other brands like Samsung, LG, and Sony have found it much harder to justify their costs. Huawei has come undone. And Oppo and other brands have started gaining lots of traction in the mid-range section.
@Kangal: These sound about right re the Apple and Samsung numbers at least. I worked for a mobile carrier in the US last year for a bit and their sales were something like 60% Apple, 30% Samsung, 8% LG.
Those 2% LG owners must be OzBargainers that got LG V30/V40 deals..
@Ceri: Using my V30 rn. Love it.
@Ceri: And V50!
I wonder what the figures are for people who user featurephones instead.
I remember a time when everyone had a Nokia :(
@smartazz104: They would've been 0% before 2017 and HMD Global's arrival.
@smartazz104: And I'm happy to have returned.
@smartazz104: That was pre-polls era.
@smartazz104: I remember those days. I started with 3310. My last Nokia was the E63.
@smartazz104: yep and then they changed the charger to that stupid thin thing.. hahahahh well that got me to change to Sony Ericsson back in the day
incredible that apple has more than 50% market share, google need to work on their marketing and sales.
Great input ! Appreciated -
It looks like Samsung Galaxy leads the poll here , at least in Ozbargain's community
Yeah, what about Redmi note 3?? Still going strong.
Except for all the security bans etc…
they would come under "others"
That would be fine if 'others' didn't account for over a quarter of the stats.
well i guess those others arent really important enough to mention…..
Samsung Galaxy s20 Ultra. The battery is kind of shit on the device though and the fingerprint sensor is a hit or miss. Might switch to iPhone 12 Pro Max when it comes out. Kind of miss AirDrop.
and worth very little now even Samsung trade-in is no good. iPhone keeps the value well.
Always better to sell via eBay or Gumtree. Apple thinks my 2018 MacBook Pro is worth $400 lol.
Have you tried Bluetooth file sharing? You can turn it on in Bluetooth settings on a Mac.
Can't seem to get it to work. I can send files to the phone but can't receive. Every time I connect to the device it just wants to act as a hotspot. But I've been using Microsoft Teams and sending stuff to myself.
i got the S10+ 5G in that last Telstra sign in deal for $500. awesome phone
OPPO Reno 5G. Great battery life, performance, camera etc but I don't think I'll ever be using 5G in its lifetime (no noticeable benefit for most usage and drains the battery quicker).
No option for lumia 950xl? Lol
Still rocking windows phone? Respect
on a 2 year old LG, looking to change to xiaomi/redmi/poco with IR blaster
RN8 Pro is the deal to beat.
I had scores of Nokias but by far the best for its size vs functions was the N6110 Navigator. Positive answering by sliding, best sounding and easiest to use mp3 player, the navigator was about a year ahead of stand alone products, despite its small screen it was animating and giving me perfect timing for lane changes all over AUS.
I put on 3rd party maps and used it to navigate Japan, China and Taiwan. China had an ofset but with some brain cells we never got lost and with 3 batteries never had downtime.
Got my first Goole phone to replace it and was shocked how innefficient memory usage was. A handfull of apps and it spat the dummy.
Travelling all over Europe, buying Nokia maps was not feasable so Got the HTC Velocity, nearly 2 years having all the 4G network until iphone dumbos starting to clog it up. The Velocity could use 2 of the fastest 3G channels in parallell so was already half as fast on supported 3 G networks. For navitation it was unbeatable, could break into soft locked network and give me a 30km radius of google maps without paying for data.
Oh forgot: My last Nokia 3310 had a very special logo with one of the twin towers burning and a plane about to hit the other one with some Arab writing below. Managed to sell it to a collector above its new price!
I had the 6210 Navigator. The slider was good, but it only came with a 6-month "turn-by-turn navigation" licence, which was an annoying, penny-pinching move by Nokia and the glossy, flat keypad was never a great design. I also remember the terrible Nokia apps like Ovi Store.
I was lucky, turn by turn never expired on orig maps. Bought from Dick Smith, warranty mic replacement took 6 weeks and 100 calls, came back in a satchel without box. Yep Ovi was crap. Perhaps biggest Nockia fault were the ever getting smaller power plugs.
@payless69: It wasn't just luck. The 6110 came with unlimited navigation. They introduced the 6-month navigation licence with the 6210 :(
IPhone X - almost 3 years old - going great except the battery doesn’t last quite as long anymore.
oppo reno 10x zoom. only cos of poor resale value.
LG V30+ obviously
Crap poll - not clicking
iPhone and on the bargain…?
Yes. They are not mutually exclusive.
LG G6. Unfortunately it's started rebooting itself every now and then and System UI has been crashing too. Factory reset did nothing. I don't live in my phone so this is fine for me until 2021-2022.
Also using one right now. Got some problems, not terrible tho
I'm using g6 too. A bit slow, sometimes painfully so. Nothing beats the quad dac though. No random rebooting yet. Bought it for $450ish in 2017 so kinda ok. Maube upgrade to v50 if another deal comes along.
Mine is fast enough for what I do: Reddit, Google, SMS and phone calls. Mind you I did flash the Android Pie kdz (official from LG, but it's for the non-K model) since the H870K still doesn't have Android Pie officially released. This could be the issue.
My H870K updated to Pie officially.
my g6 dropped off after 1.5yrs of use. battery was dying, always said there was moisture in the usbc port so wouldn't charge. one day it just had enough, corrupted itself and never turned back on. went back to xiaomi and don't think I'll be touching lg for a while.
I bought mine in March 2019. I'm convinced the System UI crashes are just the kdz I flashed, but I can't be bothered nor do I want to roll back to Oreo.
I remember having similar problems with my old G3 just resetting out of the blue. Must be an LG thing.
Google Pixel 4.
Note 9 here, best phone ever made.
Shit front camera tho
inclined to disagree
still rocking the 5T , how does the 6T compare? do you miss the headphone jack?
I use Bluetooth headsets mate and it also comes with USB-C to 3.5 mm cable for wired headphones. Not a deal breaker.
OnePlus rocks and I do not see any reason to upgrade it for another year or two :) My target is to buy OnePlus 10T or whatever thing they may call it that time.
LG G7 - bought as a refurb from Aliexpress…
Pixel 3 128gb
Was hoping there'd be more of us! Do you have issues streaming from youtube at all? I've found problems after the last update
P30 pro here.
No YT issues, but when using the internal speaker for anything, the volume drops after a few seconds (still shows full on the volume adjust), and sometimes chrome freezes up til you minimise and reload it.
Heyz! yeah the phone rocks and I got it for a sweet ebay deal at beginning of the year ready for my baby and have not looked back :D and no i haven't had any youtube app issues. my version is 15.31.36 fyi. Not sure if I have the latest version. I kind of wish I could have it playing music in the background whilst i am texting or doing other stuff but I suppose that's that spotify for.
P30 here too. Prefer Xiaomi to be honest but none met my criteria. Happy with the P30 but no bootloader unlocking and IR blaster sucks.
If the iPhone 12 is good, I may after 10years, go back
Quick, to the DeLorean!
Flux capacitors are still out of stock at Jaycar
They're outta stock…
I'm outta time…
Hall N Oates.
I'll see myself out.