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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jack58, Mar 30, 2021.

  1. jack58

    jack58 Android Expert
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    I broke down finally and got a new Galaxy S21+ 5G as I wanted a bigger screen for GPS purposes. I was expecting more, but outside of the bigger screen, I liked my former S9+ better.

    Some reasons:
    1. Can't add more memory
    2. S9+ is a better looking phone
    3. Stuck with the finger print circle that shows (faintly) on all screens, messages, photos, home screen etc. This one really pisses me off and I'm told that ALL android phones have this. If I don't use a screen protector, it doesn't show... but I must have a screen protector on there. Since I make a living with wildlife/nature/landscapes etc. customers can see that circle in the pic, almost ruins it.
    4. No more LED light??? I depended on this blinking light that stayed on until I looked that the text mail. This is a biggie with me.
    5, Having issues with my text message showing popups such as "Message saved as a draft" that won't go away while texting AND stays on even if I go to another page like home page, gallery etc. What the heck is this???

    There is more, but I'm trying to iron out the bugs so far. I've only had this phone two days now and not liking it.


    Okay, I'm liking the phone better now since I fixed #3, #4 and #5. I have three posts on those

    3. Stuck with the finger print circle that shows (faintly) on all screens, messages, photos, home screen etc. This one really pisses me off and I'm told that ALL android phones have this. If I don't use a screen protector, it doesn't show... but I must have a screen protector on there. Since I make a living with wildlife/nature/landscapes etc. customers can see that circle in the pic, almost ruins it.
    4. No more LED light??? I depended on this blinking light that stayed on until I looked that the text mail. This is a biggie with me.
    5, Having issues with my text message showing popups such as "Message saved as a draft" that won't go away while texting AND stays on even if I go to another page like home page, gallery etc. What the heck is this???
     



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The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G release date was 29 January. Features and Specs include a 6.7" inch screen, 64MP camera, 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 888 or Exynos 2100 processor, and 4800mAh battery.

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