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post #11 of 43
Looks like it is 4G compatible

http://www.samsung.com/global/micros...ification.html

HSPA+ 21Mbps/ HSUPA 5.76Mbps

Or not. Lol
post #12 of 43
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My Galaxy SII is HSDPA which fair enough it's only enhanced 3G but I get 2Mbps which is more than enough for a mobile.

Also this sucks for you guys, I got mine at release and the week after they had already announced that the SIII is due for Q1 2012. I would skip the SII generation if I was in the US, I'm surprised it hasn't come to the market sooner.
Your right SIII is due Q1 of 2012 but I can't wait that long I like new hardware and I'm due for an upgrade. I like my Epic but the screen feels to small after using an Evo for 2 months.
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Your friend has it because the unlocked version is $799. I can't wait for this phone to come to Verizon, I've been needing a phone so bad I was thinking of getting the Bionic if it came first but this phone looks even better.
Pretty sure Bionic was canceled.
    
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Pretty sure Bionic was canceled.
You're mistaken. And it's coming out sometime next month.
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post #15 of 43
I got mine and i love it

fantastic phone

and its not stock 3G here

its HSPA+
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What's the deal with 4g anyways? For those with grandfathered data plans, do those only apply to 3g? If it's 4g also, then damn am I due for an upgrade.

Edit: Nvm, I found out that people with GFD unlimited plans get to keep the service, even at 4g, with no extra cost. I hope this still holds true when I need to upgrade in a few months.
Edited by hollowtek - 7/21/11 at 3:22am
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Your friend has it because the unlocked version is $799. I can't wait for this phone to come to Verizon, I've been needing a phone so bad I was thinking of getting the Bionic if it came first but this phone looks even better.
Ha! Verizon, if their track record says anything, you won't get a SGSII from them till next year.
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post #18 of 43
I'm in love with my GS2..and yea..the price was painful..but it was well worth the cost
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Does anybody else not care if the SII has 4g? Despite the fact 4G isn't ubiquitous in the US yet, the current iterations of the 4g antenna drain enormous amounts of battery life. While I can understand the need for fast speeds if you were consistently using your phone as a mobile hot spot, I think i'd rather have my browsers load web pages a few seconds slower on 3G if it means I can conserve precious hours of battery life whilst not home.
    
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post #20 of 43
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Never said it was but an iPhone 5 is coming September and Sprint is going to be selling it. I'm pretty sure the new iPhone will have 4G and I'm hoping Sprint hurries with their switch to LTE because WiMax is slow.
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