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I love my HTC Desire HD. The new update to Android 2.3.3 has made it even better too.

Haven't run any custom roms on it yet but I love it just the way it is.

So it's worth a look for sure
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Originally Posted by IzorkX View Post
Hey

I'm about to buy my very first smartphone.. I'm not 100% sure which one. I'm certain it will be android - I'm not in for the i$hone trend.


There isn't really a budget. I live in Denmark..

- Samsung Galaxy S II I had eye on.. It looks really good (Dual core , huge screen which I love)

Is that the best phone out there right NOW?

- Izork.
One nagging issue I have with your question is that you are asking what the best phone out there is... well, there simply isn't one. What you should be asking is what is the best phone for you

Ok, lets first ask what will you do with this phone? And what sort of money are you looking at spending(on/off contract, ect.).

All of these should be affecting the phone you choose, if your simply going for the best phone(which is incredibly subjective), you most likely won't be completely satisfied with your purchase
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Samsung make horrible quality phones. I had the Galaxy and the Galaxy S. They're terrible phones. You would honestly do well to stay clear
Uhm, the Galaxy series has been very successful and I don't see why it has any issues at all. Sure they are manufactured with mostly plastic chassis, but software-wise as long as you get rid of TouchWiz everything's fine. And the SGS 2 is very powerful with its 1.2 GHz Exynos processor. Runs everything smoothly, judging by the vids.
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One nagging issue I have with your question is that you are asking what the best phone out there is... well, there simply isn't one. What you should be asking is what is the best phone for you

Ok, lets first ask what will you do with this phone? And what sort of money are you looking at spending(on/off contract, ect.).

All of these should be affecting the phone you choose, if your simply going for the best phone(which is incredibly subjective), you most likely won't be completely satisfied with your purchase
I will do with "contract" and there's no budget.

I see lots of people recommending galaxy S II and then I see one guy in this thread saying its horrible and worst phone ever made. I don't get it. Who should I trust
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I will do with "contract" and there's no budget.

I see lots of people recommending galaxy S II and then I see one guy in this thread saying its horrible and worst **** ever made. I don't get it. Who should I trust
To be honest, just trust yourself. Test the phone out if you can, and see if it works for you.
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I will do with "contract" and there's no budget.

I see lots of people recommending galaxy S II and then I see one guy in this thread saying its horrible and worst phone ever made. I don't get it. Who should I trust
...but are you going to use it for? That is the biggest deciding factor...

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Originally Posted by jjsoviet View Post
To be honest, just trust yourself. Test the phone out if you can, and see if it works for you.
For your second question, see above quote.
post #17 of 31
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Uhm, the Galaxy series has been very successful and I don't see why it has any issues at all. Sure they are manufactured with mostly plastic chassis, but software-wise as long as you get rid of TouchWiz everything's fine. And the SGS 2 is very powerful with its 1.2 GHz Exynos processor. Runs everything smoothly, judging by the vids.
I have an Incredible S, single core 1ghz and it runs everything smoothly, and I mean everything, so you don't need that kind of power to run things smoothly.

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Originally Posted by jackeyjoe View Post
One nagging issue I have with your question is that you are asking what the best phone out there is... well, there simply isn't one. What you should be asking is what is the best phone for you

Ok, lets first ask what will you do with this phone? And what sort of money are you looking at spending(on/off contract, ect.).

All of these should be affecting the phone you choose, if your simply going for the best phone(which is incredibly subjective), you most likely won't be completely satisfied with your purchase
This x 1000, there is no best phone. For instance not everyone wants a giant 4.3 screen, well obviously the screen is nice, but they have they have to wrap a phone around that then you have to try and carry it. Unless you have really big hands it's going to be very hard to use with one hand.

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Originally Posted by jjsoviet View Post
To be honest, just trust yourself. Test the phone out if you can, and see if it works for you.
Agree. Testing phones out and holding them, seeing them in the flesh is a must.
post #18 of 31
Verizon? Droid X2. Samsungs Touchwiz is utter puke. They don't even use the stock android messaging or media player.

The Google Nexus is the most advanced however when it comes to being vanilla android. Has the new remote payment sensors and such and gets all the updates instantly. However it doesn't have a SD card slot and only has 16GB of memory. Which for me wasn't enough.

With the X2 the only Blur stuff on the phone is the fancy widgets which you don't need to use. The X2 is a smoking fast phone with it's Tegra chipset. Gaming on it is pure bliss, especially with the HDMI mirroring.
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The galaxy sII is a very good phone im using one right now, the display is beautiful, and its super fast but the back is a thin piece of plastic .i would still reccomend this phone
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Definitely Samsung Galaxy S II.
     
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