Why no side view? There should be more extensive views of devices in the Koodo Web Store.

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In the Web store when looking at phones there is an option to see the phones from multiple views but they don't show anything other than the front. One of the options is to show the phone open, well only 1 phone even has the ability to be shown in an open view and that's the old flip phone.

I think they should update these to show more than just a front view. I suggest at least a front and a back view of each phone. Even better there should be an option to press on the phone or under it and a short video of the device will play showing the front then fading into a pic of the back or the phone on a rotating stand (like a lady suzan). It will rotate around once or twice and then fade the actual screen shots of the home screens, app drawer, settings menu, picture gallery and last a video playing on the phone in the stock video player app.
The rotating phone is kind of like Bell but you don't control it, it's just and actual video that plays then brought to the next level with shots of the different screens like I said above. I can picture it in my head and it looks amazing ;-)

It would bring the Web Store which is kind of tired and plain to the next level and beyond. Well what does everyone think? I see that quite a few ppl buy their phones from the Web store so I think it's totally worth an update.
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Posted 5 years ago

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That would be glorious!

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Really, common guys....all the phones look the same from the side nowadays. Actually from every angle. You remove the logo and I bet you couldn't tell the difference between phones. :-)
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Fortunately, we don't live in a one-dimensional world....

It would be nice to be able to see a device that you're about to invest in, from all angles. I'm looking at overall fit and finish, how many ports does this device have? (the BB Z10 has two, HDMI & micro-USB) Where's the 3.5 mm headphone jack, the power button or the volume rockers located? Does it have dual or single L.E.D. flash lamps? Does the device have a microSD slot? (older devices). Can't do that with a one-dimensional image...

Sure, you can get some of that information from the technical specifications pages, but a quick glance and the ability to rotate the phone would definitely have it's advantages.

I'm also thinking about the folks who can't make the one to two hour trek to their nearest Koodo store and could order their device from the comfort of home, having seen a 360 degree display of their favourite device.

Cool idea +1.
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meh, who cares about side view. If I am extremely interested to see it on detail. I'd go to youtube and watch a review on it.
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Half of the Canadian models of phones don't have YouTube videos though and some Canadian Models/North American models of phones have different specs and features than those shown on YouTube. My idea isn't just about the actual view of the device but to show more feature screens and what differentiates it from other phones. Also you shouldn't have to go to another site to find only our info on said phone when the company selling the phone has the ability to do so. Customers will see that it's a company who takes care of all the little details and makes choosing a device easy. You have to think of the noobs not those of us who know hey I can go to YouTube or to this site or that site to find info. The most important person to cater to is always the new customer who is only tech save enough to get to the site they are going to be buying said product from.
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Well I think this are the type of people who goes to the store and check out the phone in person anyway so they can see it in person ans ask questions.
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Or not because every single store I have gone to with every provider nobody at the store knows what they are talking about so it's good to have a website to find the info yourself that you know isn't someone just guessing so they can make a sale. I have had to answer many questions for ppl that staff in stores couldn't answer or because the staff are just trying to sell ppl whatever phone they like with lies to not what is best for the customer. A website can't lie and has no personal opinion.

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