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[Amazon.ca] Samsung Note8 Unlocked Phone

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[Amazon.ca] Samsung Note8 Unlocked Phone

Note 8 is retailing for $1299 at most stores,
You can try to PM Best Buy for further discount.

Amazon - $1060
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CollegeGraduate wrote: Isn't note 8 the one with exploding batteries?
That was the Note 7 and they stopped producing that model in October of 2016:
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37618618

Of course they did bring it back on a limited basis with an all-new battery design as a refurbished-only product but not on contract through the typical channels.
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binny08 wrote: That was Note 7
Sleep beside a note 7 and you might wake up in heaven :D
When given enough time, all threads on RFD can and will go off on a tangent.
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aeba7 wrote: Sleep beside a note 7 and you might wake up in heaven :D
So where does note 8 take you?
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dealixious wrote: So where does note 8 take you?
Waking up on the street cause you got no more money pay for rent :(
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This is the international version of the Note8. Not the same model that is sold at Bestbuy or in stores here.
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lildevilx wrote: Waking up on the street cause you got no more money pay for rent :(
I am sure you can come to an arrangement with your landlord...
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dealixious wrote: So where does note 8 take you?
To the poor house after spending over $1000 on a phone...
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CollegeGraduate wrote: Isn't note 8 the one with exploding batteries?
That was the Note 7.

Samsung re-called them, stuck Note 8 stickers on them (it's one louder Winking Face) and shipped them back out.

Problem solved.


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sonician wrote: To the poor house after spending over $1000 on a phone...
With a note 7 you end up on the street and with a s7 edge. You can't win.
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No warranty in Canada. They dont warranty International phones.
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CollegeGraduate wrote: Isn't note 8 the one with exploding batteries?
Why are people entertaining this obvious lame joke/jab at the Samsung..
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MoneyHypeMike wrote: This is a great phone, paid the full price for it on launch.
Price tag isn't a big deal if you keep it more than 2 years (I switched from Note 3 to Note 8)
RFD-ers don't pay $1000+ for phones!

Price tag is a big deal... Let's say you keep it for 3 years - that's $400/year for what will be outdated after the first 2. In a 3 year life span your chances of breaking either the entire phone or the expensive screen are quite & that will add to your costs. On top of that, when a wireless provider amortizes the phone over the duration of the contract - it's an interest-free loan whereas here you're forking out capital that could be put to better use...
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slava86 wrote: RFD-ers don't pay $1000+ for phones!

Price tag is a big deal... Let's say you keep it for 3 years - that's $400/year for what will be outdated after the first 2. In a 3 year life span your chances of breaking either the entire phone or the expensive screen are quite & that will add to your costs. On top of that, when a wireless provider amortizes the phone over the duration of the contract - it's an interest-free loan whereas here you're forking out capital that could be put to better use...
After 3 years the phone still has residual value. You can sell it for $450-500 I would think.

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