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Publicity stunt?
    
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Publicity stunt?
I don't see how this could work at any positive angle. They just angered and upset everybody to something they were looking forward to.
    
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My guess: They saw no threat from the 4S, laughed it off, and will hold back to release a sick Kal-El 5 core phone next year if/when Apple brings out the iPhone 5.

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Originally Posted by Wavefunction View Post
The source title is a bit misleading. The launch event on Oct. 11 is cancelled, but the actual launch of the phone is delayed. Not cool, but if it's because they want to avoid a possible conflict with Steve Jobs' funeral, it's understandable. Just don't push it back too much. A week or 2 would be ok.
It's just a delay. It not being unveiled yet doesn't mean it is canceled. This is news blowing things out of proportion as always.

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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
Cancel =/= postpone
Fail. From the article itself:

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The release is set to be rescheduled, although a Samsung spokesman could not say when.

Edited by Stealth Pyros - 10/7/11 at 7:59am
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I don't see how this could work at any positive angle. They just angered and upset everybody to something they were looking forward to.
By saying it got cancelled people would talk about it (like we are right now) and because of that more people will know about it. If more people know about it then more people would say "That looks like a really nice phone." Then they will end up buying it when they go on sale. But if this isn't a publicity stunt then because I wanted one.
    
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What??!?!!? I've been waiting on this phone for so long what is this I don't even..ARGHH

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Originally Posted by The Mad Mule View Post
I don't see how this could work at any positive angle. They just angered and upset everybody to something they were looking forward to.
I disagree.

There are so many pending lawsuits atm that perhaps some technology on the phone would've crossed some boundaries.

Plus, I believe that postponing due to a funeral is a classy show, definitely the honorable thing.

So regardless of how you look at it, it was obviously done in their best interests...
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What ?!?!?

So should I just get the SGS2 ? the time that will get them to release the phone + the time it will take to be released in my country will be like 5-7 months ...




oh and could we just install the ice cream sandwich on the SGS2 later ?
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Update: A Samsung spokesperson issued a follow up statement to CNET, confirming speculation that the reveal was postponed out of respect, following the passing of Steve Jobs. "We believe this is not the right time to announce a new product as the world expresses tribute to Steve Jobs's passing," the spokesperson explained.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/07/s...-galaxy-nexus/



They don't feel it would be right to completely destroy the iPhone 4S a week after Jobs passed away.
    
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