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The Samsung Galaxy S6 - still with tons of bloat

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Mar 2015 14:34 User comments (4)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 - still with tons of bloat There had been rumors that Samsung had finally listened to complaints and reduced the insane amount of bloatware on its flagship devices, but that does not appear to be true.
Those with early access to the S6 and S6 Edge have counted 56 pre-installed apps, although Samsung of course is not completely to blame. Android owners know that Google has a decent amount of Google-related bloat and carriers add their own, as well, but Samsung has decided to include all their S suite of apps (Voice, Health, etc) and additional apps like Microsoft OneDrive, Facebook, Instagram and more.

By comparison, stock Nexus devices - even those from carriers, have 35 or less apps.

Not all is lost, however, as Samsung will allow you to "disable" the apps, thus removing them from the app drawer and the homescreen, although they remain taking up precious internal storage space, and in cases like Facebook, mining all your personal data and then some.

Source:
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4 user comments

130.3.2015 16:27

I want a galaxy or better for my new phone, tho it will have to work with ATT's Gophone plan. I also do not want to spend more than 300$ ><


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22.4.2015 5:54

Originally posted by ZippyDSM:
I want a galaxy or better for my new phone, tho it will have to work with ATT's Gophone plan. I also do not want to spend more than 300$ ><
then your looking at the wrong phone zip.

32.4.2015 11:27

Not necessarily. Just troll eBay; I got an S3 for $173 (shipped) when they were still new ^^' ... Although, yes, it took a good while to find one. If you're willing to settle for an S5, hell, it's not difficult at all.

42.4.2015 11:43

Originally posted by Bozobub:
Not necessarily. Just troll eBay; I got an S3 for $173 (shipped) when they were still new ^^' ... Although, yes, it took a good while to find one. If you're willing to settle for an S5, hell, it's not difficult at all.
I want a note not an S >> But ya that's what I think I will do I was hoping to get a 4 or 5 but sht once I get a new laptop I will be broke....

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