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It can very easily be an android phone. So they should release an official android version of it is what i'm getting at

I thought the point of article was that vibrant owners could be getting 4g speeds with an android 2.2 ota upgrade but instead they are being deprived of that by samsung to make the 4g phone more interesting which is inaccurate since hsdpa is not 4g
That's what i got out of the article anyway
And i'm quite versed in modding my own phone so if I had a vibrant then chances are 2.2 would already be on it
Personally I think true 4g should be the selling point of the new phone not android 2.2
And really is 2.1 really that bad? it's not like they're stuck with 1.6 or anything like the garminfone was until garmin released a 2.1 upgrade
That would be HTC's and T-Mobiles responsibility; HTC does not want to officially port Android over to the HD2. Likely just out of greed to not go through the labor expenses. The HD2 is soon/already fading away anyways. I love mine but I really don't see it holding up in sales compared to the Vibrant/Nexus S especially with the great deals T-Mobile is offering for those phones.

The big deal about Gingerbread (2.3) is that a lot of apps designed for Gingerbread won't work on pre-Gingerbread versions. Now that I notice that the article is referring to 2.2 and not 2.3, I'm not fully understanding what the big deal is. Could it be a typo? Maybe the article means to say that it's the 2.3 update that Vibrant owners are missing out on. 2.2 has been out for quite a while.
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2.2 has been out for quite a while.
thats the problem, its been out for a while and is pushed back for 7 months already. So Vibrant owners are stuck with 2.1.

Also, the speed boost of 3g with the update firmware is custom built for each phone, if samsung made the modem rom more effecient then it will definitely increase data speed.
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Class action suit being done against Samsung. Nice.
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Class action suit being done against Samsung. Nice.
WHAT?
Link???
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Does anyone have the garmifone? i just got one after hours and hours on the phone with tmobile they're sending it as a free upgrade (+2yr contract renewal 4, meh). it seems like an upgrade from my nokia nuron that is garbage. i think i saw something about updating something to make it better, any word on what or where i saw this info... im kinda lost illl read through this thread later and see if theres info, but for now im off to bed.
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