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In Hong Kong, you're likely to see the LG Optimus 2X by February, which is the first confirmed dual-core android phone. Seeing as it's made by LG, it's likely that the screen will be up to par, if not better than the retina display, as they are the designer and vendor of that screen.
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In Hong Kong, you're likely to see the LG Optimus 2X by February, which is the first confirmed dual-core android phone. Seeing as it's made by LG, it's likely that the screen will be up to par, if not better than the retina display, as they are the designer and vendor of that screen.
thing is
its probably going to be super expensive
hmmm......think the galaxy S is going to be cheaper by then?
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oops double post....anywyas

reckon this is a good deal for me? i987 captivate galaxy s
http://www.hkepc.com/forum/viewthrea...extra=page%3D3
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thing is
its probably going to be super expensive
hmmm......think the galaxy S is going to be cheaper by then?
Ahh....forgot that HK doesn't have plan subsidization like we do here in the US...

The one good thing about the crappy state of tech in the US: even poor people can have cool phones.
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Ahh....forgot that HK doesn't have plan subsidization like we do here in the US...

The one good thing about the crappy state of tech in the US: even poor people can have cool phones.
:S
grabbing a 2nd hand unlocked Captivate late thursday

its an OK deal, roughly near 65% of the full price of the SGS here
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Google nexus S
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Regardless of hardware my vote goes to the Android operating system.
    
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Ahh....forgot that HK doesn't have plan subsidization like we do here in the US...

The one good thing about the crappy state of tech in the US: even poor people can have cool phones.
Not sure what is so awesome about a system where people who can barely even put food on the table can lock themselves into multiyear contracts for ridiculous sums of cash...
    
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Not sure what is so awesome about a system where people who can barely even put food on the table can lock themselves into multiyear contracts for ridiculous sums of cash...
I never said it was awesome, but I can definitely afford 2 phones at 80-100 a pop for my wife and I and then a $140 contract each month....

I definitely can't afford two phones at $500 a pop then a $140 contract each month.

VZW and ATT do not offer, as far as I know, the ability to have a lower cost plan when you own your phone. T-Mobile does, and Sprint may, but ATT and VZW do not.
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I paid $450 and now $10/month instead of $75 and then $80/month because 3G is useless to me.

With the money I've saved I'll have fully paid off my phone by the end of the month.

The ability to change my plan whenever I want is worth more than the one time discount. If I wanted I could add a data plan on to my phone next month, and then go back to my pay&talk the following month.
    
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