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I'll take an iPhone 4S over my unstable piece of crap Samsung Epic 4G any day.
It's better than the Evo, well except that HTC actually takes care of their customers by say... current updates (still on froyo), having a always working GPS and honoring the warranty.

I'm not sure why people like Samsung, my Epic experience is an Epic fail. Unfortunately, the EVO also had major deficiencies...

So I feel you on a personal level.
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Wow, that's a lot of preorders lol.

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It's better than the Evo, well except that HTC actually takes care of their customers by say... current updates (still on froyo), having a always working GPS and honoring the warranty.

I'm not sure why people like Samsung, my Epic experience is an Epic fail. Unfortunately, the EVO also had major deficiencies...

So I feel you on a personal level.
I wish my Evo 3D had more battery life.
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It's better than the Evo, well except that HTC actually takes care of their customers by say... current updates (still on froyo), having a always working GPS and honoring the warranty.

I'm not sure why people like Samsung, my Epic experience is an Epic fail. Unfortunately, the EVO also had major deficiencies...

So I feel you on a personal level.
The Epic was good when I played with it. Knowing its support, I would have flashed CM7 on that thing day one.

And Samsung of today is better than the Samsung of yesterday. The guy behind CyanogenMod is now working for the company, and has since made great strides - like releasing kernel source code weeks before release. My new AT&T Galaxy S II is now enjoying overclocks and custom ROMs as soon as it was made available.
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Some recession! I guess smartphones in general are more necessity than luxury nowadays.

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Wow, that's a lot of preorders lol.

I wish my Evo 3D had more battery life.
I felt that way about my Droid Incredible. With stock software and battery, it did not last more than 5 hours before it needed to recharge. With the medium HTC battery upgrade and custom software, I finally got it to last until night.
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I felt that way about my Droid Incredible. With stock software and battery, it did not last more than 5 hours before it needed to recharge. With the medium HTC battery upgrade and custom software, I finally got it to last until night.
It truly seems obvious to me, but....

Battery life is a key issue for Apple. Who wants a glorious mobile computing device that is dead when you need it.

Thats what guides the "multitasking, and flash support" dialog that some people don't understand. Apple does not want energy vampires to ruin your user experience.



http://www.anandtech.com/show/4163/v...one-4-review/7
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The Epic was good when I played with it. Knowing its support, I would have flashed CM7 on that thing day one.

And Samsung of today is better than the Samsung of yesterday. The guy behind CyanogenMod is now working for the company, and has since made great strides - like releasing kernel source code weeks before release. My new AT&T Galaxy S II is now enjoying overclocks and custom ROMs as soon as it was made available.
It is good that you are enjoying your Samsung. My friend absolutely despises his. Then again, he has had nothing but poor experiences with Samsung after buying his Galaxy (old one with physical keyboard). Since he purchased the phone, he has:

- Found out initially that he could not update to Froyo (took Samsung forever to release the update)
- This was his first smartphone so learning how to use it sucked for him
- Had his Samsung LCD monitor fail after 3.5 years
- Had his Samsung TV fail after 5 years
- Samsung battery shorted out and he had to argue to get it replaced

Other than severe battery issues with my Incredible, my experience was OK. Never used Flash despite having it. I also thought that their app store was very clunky. I really liked not having to use iTunes though and simply dragging and dropping stuff through Windows Explorer was awesome.
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@hellonwheelz: One easy fix is to carry spare battery packs though. Also for advanced users, underclocking/undervolting works wonders even on the hungriest devices.


@OC: So it's the Sprint Epic 4G. Why not let your friend root the device and install custom ROMs? More optimized Samsung firmware as well as CyanogenMod have been available for the Epic since forever. He can still squeeze more life out of his device should he decide to mod.
Edited by jjsoviet - 10/10/11 at 8:11am
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Apple fans would buy anything. Even with slight improvements...
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@hellonwheelz: One easy fix is to carry spare battery packs though. Also for advanced users, underclocking/undervolting works wonders even on the hungriest devices.

@OC: So it's the Sprint Epic 4G. Why not let your friend root the device and install custom ROMs? More optimized Samsung firmware as well as CyanogenMod have been available for the Epic since forever. He can still squeeze more life out of his device should he decide to mod.
I have mine undervolted. That is how it now lasts long enough for me to get home to charge it.

He did not know how to and was scared to try himself. I did it for him a few weeks ago and will see how he is enjoying it after a few weeks.
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