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Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by SoNature(m): 7:51am On Dec 07
mhiztaNexy:
grin I don't need to drag letters with u if u don't bliv. Ppl still use curve 4.

Show me who or adontbeliv grin
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by IKON360(m): 7:56am On Dec 07
a mid range phone like xiaomi's pocophone f1 will beat 80% of so called flagships and its less than 110k on jumia. So op is very correct

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Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by remi1444: 7:56am On Dec 07
lipsrsealed
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by mhiztaNexy(m): 8:04am On Dec 07
SoNature:


Show me who or adontbeliv grin
lol. The thing is some people can afford better phones but e no dey em mind coz of other things dey are doing.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by MrBONE2(m): 8:20am On Dec 07
Lexusgs430:
Umidigi F1
A Top midranger that is a Flagship murderer grin
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by smartzee01: 8:25am On Dec 07
Flag ship or nothing else. A 2year old flagship still rocks more than most latest transion devices....not in the iphone vs samsung battle though. I rep the pixels and the Lg's Gs n Vs...ThinQ

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Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Squillaci: 8:45am On Dec 07
Lexusgs430:
Umidigi A3......
Umidigi One Max....
Is it LTE cat6? What is the resolution.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by wrench: 8:49am On Dec 07
SoNature:


Huncle, stop lying
Nobody still uses BlackBerry 7 series
The worst you will see is BlackBerry 10, which Whatsapp runs on
Besides, BlackBerry phones are now fully Android-enabled
Lol, I still use a blackberry Bold 5 which I wanna change soon. I don't really care about whatsapp, cause I'm not the chatty type
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Lexusgs430: 8:55am On Dec 07
Squillaci:


Is it LTE cat6? What is the resolution.

I can't give you specifics, but it's FHD +.....
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by PLAYBOX22: 9:31am On Dec 07
mhiztaNexy:
I smoke weed too but urs is making u extremely stupid
lwkmd cheesy

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Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by pioukul1: 10:47am On Dec 07
I think TECNO Mobile is doing great at the mid range phones tho. I just got the CAMON 11 Pro, and it's shocking how amazing the specs are for a phone below 80k.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Behankey(m): 10:55am On Dec 07
ITbomb:
This is poverty speaking
no. It is called a choice. So everyone that's using a midrange phone is poor? Where do u people get your thoughts from? I have a boss who is super rich but uses a Camon CM as his main phone. Just started using an iPhone because it was given to him for his birthday.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Kaykerry(m): 11:35am On Dec 07
Beautiful piece... Brands like Tecno are trying very much to make high tech available to the teeming masses at a cheap price... Haters would soon come here now as talk bs
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Rubiesangel: 1:56pm On Dec 07
PhenomenalMorgan:
Tecno and infinix fans will soon flood this threadcheesycheesy
You commented first, does it mean you cannot comment without mentioning Tecno? submit your comment and let others do same. Haba
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by psoul12: 2:05pm On Dec 07
Will go for convenience and cheap...n I love changing device as well...at least once every year .



felasey1:

What makes the mid-range smartphones be more desirable than the latest flagship devices these days?

I can say we all love the flagship phones, from the premium finishes and good looks to the high-end specs.

Apart from the extreme pricing that’s limits the number of people that can actually afford the phones, it seems that even people who can afford the flagship devices end up buying the mid-range devices especially in this recent years.

So what makes the mid-range devices so special that one would choose it over a premium flagship device for daily use?

I have a rough idea on why that would be the case..


Convenience.
As we’ve seen in the recent releases of mid-range phones, the one thing that they excel in better than the flagship phones is the battery life. For example the Infinix note 5 will give you up-to 3 days battery life compared to any flagship phone which can barely handle a full day of regular usage. Now I know I don't want to have to carry a power bank around with me whenever I'm out travelling or I when I know I wont be near any power source for a while, so the first thing I would want to have is a phone with good battery life.


Cheap
The price of the device is pretty much the most obvious factor, but I’m not only talking about the cost of buying the phone, but also the cost of repairing it. If you dropped the Pixel 2 for example and broke the screen, we all know how much it would cost to replace the screen. For most of the mid-range devices however, it's different case, first of all it might not even brake since most mid-range devices go for the plastic finish rather than glass which is more fragile, but they still manage to make it look and feel premium even with the plastic finish it would hard to notice the difference in my opinion.

Apart from that the overall performance of a mid-range smartphone would very much suffice for your daily usage, the camera has improved, and many mid-range phones have dual cameras too, packing at least 3gb or 4gb ram which isn’t so bad unless you’re a heavy user or plan to have the device for gaming but it isn’t that bad either.

The phones barely have any lag except for when playing heavy games but they still fare well, although the flagships would still be a better option for gaming or photography.

What do you think, would you go for a flagship or a mid-range smartphone? I Know I would choose both.
http://www.infinix.club/ng/forum/687/861191

Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Kaykerry(m): 4:50pm On Dec 07
Which phone are you using that you are making noise... Most of all these noisemakers can't afford the brand they want to kill themselves for.
Bottom line, you can still save your face and get the Camon 11
smartzee01:
Flag ship or nothing else. A 2year old flagship still rocks more than most latest transion devices....not in the iphone vs samsung battle though. I rep the pixels and the Lg's Gs n Vs...ThinQ
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by smartzee01: 7:03pm On Dec 07
Kaykerry:
Which phone are you using that you are making noise... Most of all these noisemakers can't afford the brand they want to kill themselves for.
Bottom line, you can still save your face and get the Camon 11
I may not be able to afford the camon 11, but the G7 thinQ is what I use now.
Its not about making noise but I just can't use transion device...Its a no no for me

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Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Corroro: 8:51pm On Dec 07
Abagworo:
The only reason is battery life.
not really, cost too. The mid range devices come cheaper and offer specs that gets the job done.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Rubiesangel: 9:17am On Dec 08
Please leave the innocent fans alone and address the thread squarely. Haba! na una dey cause fight for Nigeri.
PhenomenalMorgan:
Tecno and infinix fans will soon flood this threadcheesycheesy
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Rubiesangel: 9:35am On Dec 08
You can find that good battery life in some Tecno phones like the Pouvoir 2, and Pouvoir 2 pro. Spark 2 as well.
TheGreenLand:
Now I know I don't want to have to carry a power bank around with me whenever I'm out travelling or I when I know I wont be near any power source for a while, so the first thing I would want to have is a phone with good battery life.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Rubiesangel: 9:39am On Dec 08
kittykollinxx:
I think they operate on different markets. I'm sure an iPhone or Samsung user would not agree with you in any way.
Its not a debate to be agreed or disagreed upon. what we should concern ourselves with is the validity of the opinin expressed here, which i think is valid.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Behankey(m): 9:57pm On Dec 08
This thread is an interesting one. Mid range phones have always been about affordability and making good phones readily available. The likes of Tecno , Infinix etc. And it is also all about choices. Why break the bank on a flagship when a mid range phone will give me what I want ? I think that's why these mid range devices are becoming more favoured
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Cannonleo(m): 10:08pm On Dec 08
Lexusgs430:
Umidigi A3......

Umidigi One Max....
how much
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Lexusgs430: 10:31pm On Dec 08
Cannonleo:
how much


Umidigi A3 - N28,000

Umidigi One Max - N73,000
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Lexusgs430: 10:33pm On Dec 08
Behankey:
This thread is an interesting one. Mid range phones have always been about affordability and making good phones readily available. The likes of Tecno , Infinix etc. And it is also all about choices. Why break the bank on a flagship when a mid range phone will give me what I want ? I think that's why these mid range devices are becoming more favoured

This thread MUST be closed now........ You put it so succinctly..... I cannot add a sentence......
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Cannonleo(m): 10:58pm On Dec 08
Lexusgs430:
Umidigi F1
this one nko
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Lexusgs430: 11:00pm On Dec 08
Cannonleo:
this one nko

$219.00

Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Ennyholar: 9:34am On Dec 09
When it comes to mid range devices affordability is the key. I'm thinking of getting the Camon 11 Pro because it's affordable compare to other brands of the same specs.
Re: Are The Mid-range Smartphones Getting Closer To Flagships? by Ennyholar: 9:36am On Dec 09
Kylekent59:
They are all going obsolete.

Obsolete I don't think brands like TECNO , Infinix and Xiaomi are still making amazing mid range devices.

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