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i love my captivate. although i gotta admit, Froyo is annoying, i swear my phone never lagged before the update
Froyo is faster then 2.1. Also you running custom Roms? They make the much much faster.
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Hmmm, I so look forward to my next upgrade, gonna ditch this env touch and get a smart phone. Hopefully this lands on Verizon, does anyone know if this will have 4g support?

edit: calling it here and know, the iphone 5 will be running the same cpu that this phone has in it.
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I made the mistake of buying a Samsung phone once. Thanks for the Fascinate! Unfortunately I'm stuck for another 18 months with a POS. Once Samsung sells it to you, you can forget about any support and updates. Even if I am running 2.3 on mine (custom rom CM7), the official release is probably never going to come from Samsung.
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cant decide between this and the evo 3d.

Battery life is seriously more tempting than anything else
    
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I made the mistake of buying a Samsung phone once. Thanks for the Fascinate! Unfortunately I'm stuck for another 18 months with a POS. Once Samsung sells it to you, you can forget about any support and updates. Even if I am running 2.3 on mine (custom rom CM7), the official release is probably never going to come from Samsung.
This is exactly why I don't rely on fancy schmancy official updates. Once you Android, you root and you custom ROM it.
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how to get one without the wife knowing. Just got my SGS in December not sure she is going to be ghappy with me.
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This is exactly why I don't rely on fancy schmancy official updates. Once you Android, you root and you custom ROM it.
QFT

I'd rather go to xda-developers for updates and tweaks than wait for samsung. Can't wait to see what Bionix has in store for this beast of a phone.

The thing that has me hooked is the bigger screen size (currently rocking the Vibrant) 1080p recording, which I can find many uses for and faster data speeds. My contract with Tmobile expires soon and I'm not sticking around since ATT is taking over. Heading over to Verizon and getting this phone when it's available.
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QFT

I'd rather go to xda-developers for updates and tweaks than wait for samsung. Can't wait to see what Bionix has in store for this beast of a phone.

The thing that has me hooked is the bigger screen size (currently rocking the Vibrant) 1080p recording, which I can find many uses for and faster data speeds. My contract with Tmobile expires soon and I'm not sticking around since ATT is taking over. Heading over to Verizon and getting this phone when it's available.
Galaxy S can do 1080p? I though 720p was max or is that with 2.3.3? Last lime i used it anything over 480p did nothing in terms or quality.
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I made the mistake of buying a Samsung phone once. Thanks for the Fascinate! Unfortunately I'm stuck for another 18 months with a POS. Once Samsung sells it to you, you can forget about any support and updates. Even if I am running 2.3 on mine (custom rom CM7), the official release is probably never going to come from Samsung.
blame the carrier not samsung

all GT-I9000's have gotten froyo before US carriers

european users were getting gingerbread a few weeks ago untill samsung pulled the update due to "it not being ready"
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Most of these concerns can be solved in several ways. Just off the top of my head:
  1. Cargo pants (a must have for any anti-fashionable technerd-on-the-go).
  2. "I am afraid it is not a tumor, sir or madam, but rather a physiological manifestation of the joy derived from your presence."
  3. Take the holster idea one step further, and combine it with classic pocket protectors to create a new fashion trend: the office bandoleer.
  4. Keeping the phone in a body cavity, either naturally or artificially created.
  5. Blame society.
  6. Embrace obesity: eat so much junk food that your body becomes grotesquely bloated. Any pants pockets would have to be similarly resized to accommodate the sausage links you call fingers.
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