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Originally Posted by DCSRM;15561544 
Troll OP much?

I had thought the same thing when I saw who the OP was.
Biased OP is biased.

If you take care of your phone, it's not costly. Haven't had any issues with any phones I have ever owned.
Just take care of it.

Nevermind. I lied. My original iPhone's digitiser took a crap. Only one half of my screen would work.
This was a common issue with them. I just sold it for parts.
post #13 of 77
Got tired of cheaply made Samsung phones myself... They couldn't even last a year without something going wrong with them.
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Costing them billions? I guess that means they will only make 93284934893 billion this year. Those poor, poor companies.

Anyway, how come people compare all android phones (as a whole) to two individual manufacturers, one of which only makes ONE phone that drains battery quickly or you can't hold in your left hand?
    
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Got tired of cheaply made Samsung phones myself... They couldn't even last a year without something going wrong with them.

I'll just leave this right here for you....

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elKxgsrJFhw[/ame]
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I'll just leave this right here for you....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elKxgsrJFhw

The screen is all Samsung had going for it... My First Captivate had it's On/Off button fail, and the second kept loosing communication with the 4 touch-sensitive buttons.

I miss Android, but I love my 4S.

No chance I'd ever get more than a phone from Apple, though.
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And at the same time the wireless companies are ripping everyone off how much for data and text services?

Been using a Samsung Captivate for over a year without a hitch, and let me say this phone has been to hell and back, pretty uch you name it this phone has endured it.
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post #18 of 77
Ah. Went from looking at the topic to hating on apple. Geez.

Well, that's what apple gets for making one phone that caused so many different ones to appear on the market
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And at the same time the wireless companies are ripping everyone off how much for data and text services?

Been using a Samsung Captivate for over a year without a hitch, and let me say this phone has been to hell and back, pretty uch you name it this phone has endured it.

This.

I got my Captivate on launch day then put a screen protector on it a couple days later. I could not tell you how many waist to shoulder height drops it has taken onto concrete and it went for a 20 minute swim in September and still works perfectly. Like someone mentioned, you get what you pay for.
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post #20 of 77
I had a Samsung Captivate and it was built like a tank.
The only problem I ever had with it was the bodyglove it came with.
Other than that, it's the pinnacle of development in the Android world.
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