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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
The only reason I'd want to upgrade to this is the better screen, other than that it's..well, too fast. (inb4bannedfromOCN)
He said the forbidden words
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post #52 of 132
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Originally Posted by faulkton View Post
i know they couldnt coordinate enough to actually have it widely available in the US 7 months after it was announced and 4 months after the rest of the world got it.
Maybe, but then again, US variants usually, and in this case have hardware variations from the regular GSII. Samsung has to make everyone happy with something different.
    
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post #53 of 132
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Well, it's true.

I have my SGS2 at 1.6Ghz and I'm yet to see a CPU bottleneck anywhere, usually I run out of RAM or into a GPU bottleneck well before then.
    
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post #54 of 132
Slower quad core will likely be more efficient than fast single/dual core.
I quite like the looks of this, can't wait to see more
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post #55 of 132
as others have said

lol quad core on a phone=> overkill

/battery
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Originally Posted by bulmung View Post
with a quad core at 2ghz, amazing display, 3d effects and a super slim design your probably right. I hope you can get one days use from this device if so I am sold!
Don't forget, everything will probably be on a shrunken manufacturing process combined with more efficient power management of whatever version of Android is current at the time of its release.
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post #57 of 132
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Yeah I hate when hardware companies do yearly released on stuff like that. I wouldn't mind if it was minor upgrades and stuff like Apple does, but a year later you go from a 1.2ghz dual core to a 2ghz quad core? To think that I always figured companies would want to milk out each product as much as possible before releasing their new product.

EDIT: Forgot to say what I was going to originally, I kind of don't like that they keep going slimmer and slimmer. I personally dislike them going for a really slim design, at least I can get a bulkish case to make it a good size.
So wait, you would rather they milked you for small upgrades (Apple) rather than get significant upgrades every year (Samsung)?
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So wait, you would rather they milked you for small upgrades (Apple) rather than get significant upgrades every year (Samsung)?
No, I mean I'd rather they did major updates every few years with minor upgrades between then. Sucks when you buy something and it's like, this is the best thing in the world, then a few weeks later they announce something a lot better that will come next year. All it'll do is confuse your customers and keep people from buying stuff since they end up keep waiting. If they did major updates every few years then every year, we'd see a huge upgrades. Maybe that sounds a bit arrogant and selfish, but it makes more sense on their side. Only reason we're seeing smartphones advance so fast is because so much competition and such a huge market since 9/10 people you'll walk up to is going to have a smartphone.

TL;DR: Annoying seeing something so much better than what you just bought since it makes you want to wait and you end up waiting forever until you pull the trigger from getting impatient.
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post #60 of 132
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Why though? I mean, what's the point. I can see the use of a dual-core, but a quad-core?
Exactly. I just bought my Evo 3D and i cando anything. From watching youtube to playing regular flash games, .avi films, listen to good music formats just.... ANYTHING.

I just dont see a need for a quad in a Smartphone. If it would be tablet, then sure.
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