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post #31 of 41
This should be good, hopefully they ironed out some of the Galaxy S 1's issues. The best Galaxy S variant had a nice hardware keyboard and was on Sprint as the Epic 4G.
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post #32 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
Screw Samsung. They are charging carriers for the 2.2 update and considering it a "feature release" instead of a "maintenance release" like all other phone manufacturers. I'm never going to get 2.2 on my Captivate. I got this phone only after Samsung said that there would be a 2.2 update for it and it's now 2011 and I have no Froyo (after they said it would be out by the end of 2010).
http://www.google.com/search?q=andro...ient=firefox-a

stop complaining...
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post #33 of 41
must decide now between this and atrix.

also this isn't a review of the phone...more like a preview
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post #34 of 41
So we are a community that builds our own computers and overclocks our processors yet we can't update the OS on a phone to fix 90% of our problems? I'm sad.
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post #35 of 41
^
I know what you mean lol
But from what I see, mobile users differ at the way they go at modding their phone compared to them modding their PCs

I am at a crossroad with the Galaxy S II, only because of the debacle of a firmware update with Samsung, and the carriers. I wouldnt put all the blame on Samsung because of that though because everywhere else, people got 2.2 first other then North America, I put 90% of the blame on the carriers for that ill event.
I have always loved Samsung phones, and the hardware for this phone just excites me
If reports are true, it will have not only the dual core cortex A9 as other competitors but a quad core Mali 400 GPU. Ive seen videos of the Mali performing and to me it is a better choice then the Tegra2

I am hoping for it to be 2.4 or 3.0 update ready
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post #36 of 41
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So we are a community that builds our own computers and overclocks our processors yet we can't update the OS on a phone to fix 90% of our problems? I'm sad.
This, I could understand if it was problems with trying to put a full version of Linux or Windows or something on the phone, but come on, updating Android and rooting it takes all of an hour at most.
    
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post #37 of 41
Just go my S (Vibrant) a month ago, oh well. I'll look forward to this upgrade later.

btw, As soon as I got my Galaxy, my bro went out (dumped att like me ) and got the htc 4g evo. As impressive as the specs are, that sucker is heavy, glad I got my lite Galaxy.
post #38 of 41
Rather have the new Motorola Atrix 4G. Which I shall in a month.
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post #39 of 41
looks sharp but I was hoping for a bigger resolution.
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post #40 of 41
Samsung phones suck because of the fact that Samsung is terrible about supporting their products. Too bad. They do have that "zazz" factor.
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