Duck of death, 6 hours agoAgain, those brands aren't premium. No rich person buys any of that thinking, "thi... moreThey are premium. They use premium materials for thier build. Like gold premium leather and other stuff. So yea.
Dudenoway, 7 hours agoHe is right. The actuall term *premium* phones would only be vertu or caviar. This is only fan... moreAgain, those brands aren't premium. No rich person buys any of that thinking, "this is nice!".
They're most likely made for easy money laundering. Buy a few, rewritten them at a percentage cost and viola, your drug money is clean.
Duck of death, 21 hours agoI don't know what's triggering your constant inferiority complex with Samsung. Just... moreHe is right. The actuall term *premium* phones would only be vertu or caviar. This is only fancy. Because epremium ones are usually 5k or above.
CptPower, 14 Oct 2021Man its fancy and is definitely not premium.
Only premium brand ever existed is Vertu apart ... moreI don't know what's triggering your constant inferiority complex with Samsung.
Just deal with it. Samsung is the teach leader. China and Apple are the followers.
Dudenoway, 15 Oct 2021Wait a min, you have a phone shop? And bet how long have u been on this site cuz u have lots o... moreMan 40 stores across my country just phones and accesorize so no big shops like carpon warehouse etc. Small ones like between 4 to 12 square metres.
And ye i am here often because gathering information is one of my interests and hobbies.
CptPower, 14 Oct 2021Man apple problem with selling is the fact that IOS is far worse than Android or Harmony. An... moreWait a min, you have a phone shop? And bet how long have u been on this site cuz u have lots of comment sand u seem like an old user.
kek, 14 Oct 2021previous W series models made sense because they were clamshells only available in China (and ... moreZ fold 3 isn't available in China. But even if it is why not have a cooler design and mor epremium design.
nickname optional, 14 Oct 2021Before the capacitive touchscreen era (a trend that Apple began), people where using plastic r... moreMan first touch screen began with LG.
Apple just make it bit better before LG got a chance to make it better.
Like everything else apple just copy and paste and helps popularize like notch, no charger in box, no 3,5mm jack etc.
And for me folding screens are still DOA.
They are fragile and not worth every 300+400 eur phone does same tricks as 1500 eur phone and if i buy a 300+400 eur tabletalong with phone for half the price of a folding phone i have both devices which are way better in every aspect and way more durable.
Folding phones were never my cup of coffee or forte.
I am not that clumsy to spend 1500 bucks for a device where any 300 eur phone or tablet does same tricks.
CptPower, 14 Oct 2021Rather would do and shop at Caviar company for a premium device worth its money.
Folding pho... moreBefore the capacitive touchscreen era (a trend that Apple began), people where using plastic resistive touchscreen smartphones just as fine, without any problems for at least a decade (until early 2020's).
It was mostly used in Nokia Communicators/Nseries (Symbian S60 & S80), Windows CE & Mobile touchscreen devices and Palm OS devices with fingers & styluses.
As long as you don't use sharp objects, it will last as long as the usual glass screens.
AnonD-1014095, 14 Oct 2021Get rid off that nasty curves, people prefer the square oblong rectangular looks off note20 de... moredoesn't really matter for people who protects their phones with cases. With cases you can also change looks easily.
Duck of death, 14 Oct 2021This Fold3 is premium because it's a game changer, not because it's got some Russian... moreMan its fancy and is definitely not premium.
Only premium brand ever existed is Vertu apart that other brands are just average brands for average prices like xiaommi, Meizu, Realme etc. And overpriced brands like Samsung, Sony, Apple etc.
Where an average brand can make a genuinely same device like overpriced brand for half the cost and sell for half the cost. Since everything is made in china cost are very low.
CptPower, 14 Oct 2021Man apple problem with selling is the fact that IOS is far worse than Android or Harmony. An... moreThis Fold3 is premium because it's a game changer, not because it's got some Russian grifters running a money laundering scheme behind the brand name. If you think that's fancy, why not send some money to that nigerian prince while you're at it?
Get rid off that nasty curves, people prefer the square oblong rectangular looks off note20 design.
Duck of death, 14 Oct 2021I don't think you understand what DOA means. The Flip3 and Fold3 models are selling faste... moreMan apple problem with selling is the fact that IOS is far worse than Android or Harmony.
Another fact is that brands like Xiaomi or Meizu or Realme can sell genuinely same device for half price and make genuinely same device for half price.
The fact that apple overpricing everything only make true that apple is not worth not a status symbol etc.
If i really want to go for a premium phone and premium brand Vertu would be my first and only pick.
Other brands especialy Apple and Sony just making overpriced devices not worth the asking money.
And lastly i am from Slovakia its a small country with 5,5 mmillion people in heart of europe. And i run a phone shop company here. Since forst fold until now we sold only 3 of them. So the facts they selling faster than they make could be true if they make like 1000 devices a year globally. Othervise equally good bar phone plus tablet would cost same like folding device.
So rumors like Samsung is outselling folding phones are just a rumors based on a bare minimum they made.
Most countries worldwide lives from one salary to another and from a 600 eur average salary nobody will spend 1800 for a foldinng device where a 300 eur phone does same tricks.