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Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite $149.99 Shipped @ PB Tech

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Compiled a list of deals going to update as a find better deals comment deals and i can add them.

Mobile Accessories:
Mi Watch Lite $49 WTHMIX28818
Momax 15w Wireless charging pad $19 MPPMOX00103
Mi 10000 Mah Power Bank $17 BAPMIX24270

Mobile Phones:
Galaxy S20FE $673.99 MPHSAM0078011
Motorola G8 Power Lite $149.99 MPHMOT0205500
Vivo X50 Lite $199 MPHVVO0250000
Vivo Y33s $268.98 MPHVVO0033101

Audio:
Mi Airdots 2 $29 HSTMIX28592
Sony WH-1000XM4 $369.99 HSTSNY010040
UE Boom 3 Range $148.99 SPKUER4271144
Redmi Buds 3 Pro $88.99 HSTMIX35437

TV:
Xiaomi TV Stick $59 - DVAMIX26919
Philips 43" Android TV - TVPHS42143
Samsung 55Q60A QLED TV - TVSAM52155

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This is part of Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals.

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  • +1

    I have a question about the Motorola G8 Power Lite. Some of the user reviews on the PB tech website mention wi-fi issues, e.g:

    "Just updated to this model but it is having less battery back up and even doesn't function efficiently with WiFi."

    "I just bought this phone last week from pb tech . There is a particular WiFi connection issue ,means not connected to our home WiFi connection."

    "Dear God/Gods and/or anyone else who can help me (e.g. time travelers or members of super-intelligent alien civilizations): The next time I wake up, please change my physical form to that of Finn McMillan formerly of South New Brighton at 8 years old and keep it that way forever. I am so sick of this chubby Asian man body! Thank you! - Chaul Jhin Kim (a.k.a. A Desperate Soul)"

    "It doesn't connect with the WiFi and even if I plug it in the car, the battery keeps on reducing."

    "If you knew what to look for, and you saw the Wifi information on this page, you would know that this phone DOES NOT SUPPORT 5g Wifi, and DOES NOT SUPPORT dual band wifi routers - many modern wifi routers are dual band, so welcome to a life of not being able to use wife frequently when you go places, or even at home."

    I mostly use public wifi (e.g. the kind that you find in shops, cafes, and universities). I see that the specs mention "Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n | 2.4GHz | Wi-Fi hotspot". Would this phone be able to connect to these networks?

    • i thought it was too good to be true with it having a MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, - Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4 GHz only.
      i read turning off bluetooth will improve wifi performance due to interference.

      • +1

        If it had 5ghz wifi support it would be a extremely good deal but i see this device as a cheap phone for someone who doesn't want to spend loads.

    • Don’t buy it!

      You will likely not be able to connect to university and corporate Wi-Fi networks which, the majority now, use 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz.

      You may have trouble connecting to your home internet network as well, if it’s something newer.

      Look for a phone with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz support.

  • The A72 looks like a really good phone for$599 - anyone had any experience with it?

    https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/MPHSAM037200/Samsung-Galaxy...

    • +1

      doesn't even have 5g and doesn't tell you the chipset, I would be wary. seems to be a 720g. If you're looking at around that price point you can save yourself $50 and get a 780g with 5g with the mi 11 lite 5g. Haven't really looked into phones at this price point though.

      • The positive about Samsung phones is often you are guaranteed a certain amount of support when it comes to android security updates and OS unlike the Chinese phones.

        Chinese phones are a bang for you buck in terms of features but often have no guaranteed support plan and things like fast screen refresh above 90fps - 120fps use battery fast and only really ideal for gaming.

        Same thing with super fast charge can actually damage your battery and make it less efficient over time.

        Also they often use this performance to make up for the crappy plastic lenses they put in their cameras so the processor does most of the heavy lifting giving your mixed results if you are using them for photos.

        Not to mention Mi UI is pretty clunky as apposed to something closer to stock android unless you are happy to flash your phone UI.

        • Xiaomi is usually quite good with updates. Especially for their flagship numbered Mi series.

        • My experience has been the reverse. From 3 Samsung (2 reasonably high end) and 2 lower-end Xiaomi. The Xiaomi got useful updates longer the Samsung (and include IOS like features that stock Android didn't). Saying that, finding current Xiaomi stock app updates are requiring wide-ranging permissions (privacy issues). On the plus side, I can uninstall them.

        • Wasn't able to reply last night but I would say Xiaomi is pretty good with software updates in my experience although I've never used a Samsung phone. All androids get comprehensive security updates I believe.

          The reason I implied a 90hz screen was a benefit is because it adds value to the phone. A 90hz screen costs more to put on a phone than a 60hz, and although it may not be useful to some, it makes the phone worth more. Same goes for fast charging, these things have their caveats but they are upgrades to a phone, not the other way around.

          With the UI and camera quality, I haven't tried samsung but know they have good cameras in their flagships, but Xiaomi also has high end cameras in their flagships too and it would be inappropriate to use a blanket statement that labels all Xiaomi phones as using "crappy plastic lenses" in all their cameras. I haven't tried OneUI extensively either but MiUI has been pretty flawless in my experience with lots of customizability and options, after configuration of deleting bloatware and disabling ads though.

    • just read it says " real smooth scrolling" I thought this meant it had a 90hz screen. nope, just some bs advertising.

    • A52s seems to get rave reviews from all the tech sites and is 5G.

      • Its just a A52 with a different chip due to supplier issues with the old chip and the Snapdragon is far better aparently

      • Now I'm tossing up between the A72, A52s, and s20FE….. Only about $80 difference between them all. Any thoughts?

        • A52s is newer and has a snapdragon 700 series CPU with 5G

  • Aside from 5Ghz or 5G connectivity as a general bit of advice if you buy a cheap phone and it's not that fast to use you can make it seem faster easily enough. just enable developer mode then go in there and turn OFF

    window animation scale
    transition animation zoom
    animator duration scale

    That'll help a bit.

    • +2

      that's for phone lag, won't help with connectivity, eg videos loading slow

      plus I think most low-end phones already use the least amount of effects they can get away with

      • +1

        I didn't say it'd to anything but make you cheap phone seem faster.
        As far as I'm aware ALL android phones have

        window animation scale
        transition animation zoom
        animator duration scale

        Set to 0.5 at minimum, or 1.0

    • Also in accessibility/remove animations

  • +1
  • +2

    I still have the Motorola G5 I bought a few years ago. It was really not a good buy. Poor battery and it was getting really slow after a year of use. I am not going to buy Motorola smart phone anymore. The quality is not as good as the old Motorola phones in old days.

    • I had the same experience, my g5 plus had high standby battery drain and aggressive noise cancellation with the g6,g7 so i stopped buying motorola, i liked the first moto g a lot.

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