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    Budget 41-50k General laptop with high performance to price ratio

    Haha..same here..i find incredibly drawn towards a good performance to price ratio. The only thing is my wife hates all the math I do before buying anything worth even 2k. Couple of years ago my smartphone got damaged by water in Aug first week. Waited for two months without a smartphone because...
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    Budget Above 40k Is it the right time to buy iPhone 11…?

    My brother bought an SE last month after using a 6s plus since its launch. He calls it a very bad decision as the battery life has to become a constant thing that he needs to calculate and plan. Not worth it unless you don't use your phone for browsing or social media or Twitter or news. Also...
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    Budget 41-50k General laptop with high performance to price ratio

    Thanks for your advice. Have already gone for a xiaomi i5 based laptop after having a look at the mid range recommendation on the website that Amien linked to. Cost me 41k after 3k sbi card discount on Flipkart. i5 10gen, 512 ssd. Really liked the Avita pura too but Avita's closest service...
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    Budget Above 40k Is it the right time to buy iPhone 11…?

    Following an appointment system isn't the problem. The problem is the sarcastic remark saying I should have Googled before coming. I don't pay premium prices to listen to that. There were more similarly impolite instances that day but the larger point is that that you don't pay premium prices...
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    Budget Above 40k Is it the right time to buy iPhone 11…?

    On top of all that we get the shittiest service in Apples India service centers. I had an issue with my xs. Went to apptronix Mumbai. The guy asked if I had an appointment, I told him I didn't know that we needed an appointment. He said - "Google nahi kar sakte the aane se Pehle. Agli baar se...
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    Budget Above 40k Is it the right time to buy iPhone 11…?

    iPhones are generally such a bad deal these days. Plus they keep pushing it by constantly removing stuff. They are still decent phones and you should buy if extra few thousands are no big deal. But wow, what a bad deal the iphones have become since the iphone X. 12 line up is way too overpriced...
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    Budget 41-50k General laptop with high performance to price ratio

    Need to buy a laptop during these festive sales but have no clue with so many options for processors these days. It would be great if anyone who is familiar with the various options available these days can help me out. Budget - Preferably less than 50k. But not super fixed. Can move up a bit...
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    Budget Above 40k Is it the right time to buy iPhone 11…?

    Actually they were talking about the improvements in the new ipad air as compared to the last gen. The last gen ipad air had A12. Maybe a reason that they didn't speak about the efficiency improvements is that they didn't want to steal the thunder from the imminent iphone event. Or maybe they...
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    Budget Above 40k Is it the right time to buy iPhone 11…?

    There was a discussion on this thread around whether we can see a 40% jump in the performance. I had initially commented that is certainly possible. I was certainly wrong. Based on yesterday's time flies, the A14 improvements are quite underwhelming. 40% jump over A12. Meh. Also, no mention...
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    Less than 10K Google Pixel - Is it a good phone and should I buy?

    Absolutely agreed. I am a long time Android user. Always ran custom roms on my phone. Switched to the xs last year and it wasn't a big deal to switch platforms. I would say I prefer Android slight more as an OS but certainly not enough to base a phone buying decision on Android vs ios. Both...
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    Budget 15-20K Best Phone Under 20000

    Moto hardware has longevity problems based on personal experience. Wife had a Moto Z that started having screen flicker and battery issues just 8-9 months. They replaced both screen and battery. Battery again went bad a few months after warranty expired. Her sister had a Moto one power, that...
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    Budget 10-15K Phone for the parents. Durable + Close to stock or easily rootable

    Unfortunately in the budget segment xiaomi redmi phones are the only ones with decent dev support. Now a days you need to wait for 7 days to get the bootloader unlock permission from the company. Like puns said above, Samsung phones have very limited and non intrusive bloat. That would be my...
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    Budget 10-15K Phone for the parents. Durable + Close to stock or easily rootable

    Just curious, why would you want a rootable phone for your parents. Samsung M21, M31 etc would be a good choice for parents. Nokia phones are pretty decent for those who care about the UI. The problem is their lack of quality control. Two out of two friends had a messed up charging port within...
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    Budget Above 40k Is it the right time to buy iPhone 11…?

    Ideally they would price the 5.4 inch Iphone at the same price of the current iphone 11. If they price what is essentially an iPhone 12 mini at 80k, then it will be too much. I am hoping that it doesn't happen like that. With apple and toyota though you can never be sure :). They can price it...
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    The 'How much can I sell this for?' thread

    The best way to find a price for commonly sold phones like iphones is to look up the price based on the condition of your phone on Cashify. They provide the absolute worst price because they offer the convenience and they have to make money by flipping that. If you sell directly to a buyer. So...

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