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Old 17-11-2017, 13:14   #161
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ali can be a nightmare. it seems people/companies sell stuff on there that they don't actually have on hand.

i ordered some drone motors a while back, and i wanted a particular colour. 5 days went by with no despatch so i raised a query. as if by magic they were instantly despatched. then the seller emailed me a couple of days later to say they didn't have the colour i wanted, and would i like an alternative? i said no, just refund, but because they had marked the item as despatched, i had to wait another 10 days to raise a claim. there's also no paypal protection so it's a fair bit riskier than gearbest or banggood. i only order from there now if i can't get a part elsewhere - and only low value stuff.
Thanks for the warning, will have to remember that in future then gearbest>Ali express. I already know when you order from china its a punt, because if its no good the return shipping is too prohibitive to make worthwhile.
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To be fair Im sure Gearbest have been known to not dispatch straight away at times.. Im sure.
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possibly. IMHO.... banggood > gearbest > ali
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So have started using my Ulefone S7 but am finding its wifi useless, it takes so long to load or do anything that I've had to revert to carrying my old phone with me for the wifi. Not good! Anyone else finding this problem?
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While it has the name Nokia, they are just branded chinese phones but they are really good. My cousin has one and also lots of OS and security updates unlike the **** at Motorola aka lenovo

Finally got the 1st security update last week for the moto g5 but its the November 2017 one. Never getting a Moto phone again
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That's good to hear about the Nokia phones. I know I'll probably get over it at some point, but that notch on this year's iPhones means my 6s is probably my last iPhone for a while.
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So have started using my Ulefone S7 but am finding its wifi useless, it takes so long to load or do anything that I've had to revert to carrying my old phone with me for the wifi. Not good! Anyone else finding this problem?
Have you got a case on it? If so try without the case and see if that improves?
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Have you got a case on it? If so try without the case and see if that improves?
Will have to try that, I did read something about our wifi being in a different format than in china so could cause problems, but it does support ours, now wondering if its a minimal support. Also have trouble with it not being too reactive and the keys on the keyboard being too small and it keeps selecting the wrong letters.

Oh first world problems!
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Will have to try that, I did read something about our wifi being in a different format than in china so could cause problems, but it does support ours, now wondering if its a minimal support. Also have trouble with it not being too reactive and the keys on the keyboard being too small and it keeps selecting the wrong letters.

Oh first world problems!
Big Button Keyboard on Playstore for yr Keyboard problem. Ive got multiple chinese phones and none of them have WiFi Probs. Im typing this on an InFocus M560 connected to WiFi with Full Strength Signal.

Its all about where the Antennae is placed and can be the back /case material.
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