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Good: Screen Resolution, speed, design, Android platform
Bad: Nothing as of yet....
Comment: I had the opportunity to try out this phone today and all I can say that it is amazing.... It blows the iPhone out of the water. This phone should sell well as it is seriously good and the screen is outstanding. Everything looks so vibrant and sharp. The Android software has a minimal learning curve but it is too good a phone to even notice. I might switch from my iPhone 4 to this as it looks like a real smartphone with amazing functionality. Bring it on Apple... Let's see if you can create something better than this beast...
Bad: Don't know until I get my hands on one.
Comment: From everything I have read, this phone is set to be the most perfect phone for a while to come yet. An 8 megapixel camera [and having owned a phone with said 8 megapixel, I know it is amazing], with HD video recording and playback.
A dual core 1.2 GHz processor, which is faster than some old laptops and new netbooks. Personally, I don't think you even need that much in a phone.
Aesthetically, it is beautiful, though I am a Samsung fan, so I would say that. But, slim and light, it looks to be perfect in terms of dimension and screen size. Samsung's Super AMOLED was already brilliant, so I'm assuming the Super AMOLED Plus will also be fantastic.
The only reason I didn't buy the Samsung Galaxy S was because there was no flash on the camera, the S 2 has so much more to offer than only a flash added. SO it is a definite buy for me!!
Comment: This phone works like a dream.
The iPhone 5 has to be something seriously special to top this.
Good: Display size and clarity, speed, camera, everything, thinness, lightness
Bad: I'm thinking hard, but no, nothing:)
Comment: I have had this phone for just over a week, and can say its by far and away the best gadget i've ever owned. Putting this into context in terms of phones, i've had an HTC Desire, a Desire HD, and an Iphone 4, and it blows them all away. Its rather like comparing a Ferrari against a Ford Mondeo, its that good.
The phone looks and feels great. And yes its not as stylish in terms of visual appeal as say the iphone 4, with its lovely metal body, but hey i'd prefer lightness and thinness to anything else, especially with a phone of this screen size. I had an HTC Desire HD, with the 4.3 inch screen, and metal casing, and you definitely knew you had it in your pocket, this you don't. And its built really well, doesn't creak at all, unlike my HTC Desire HD.
The speed of the machine is unreal, and lets face it, it should be, as its faster than quite a few pcs and laptops. It takes everything in its stride, especially HD movie playback. I've run a blueray rip of Avatar on the phone, and it runs perfectly,which amazed me. I also have a DNLA TV, and it works perfectly with the phone.
As for the camera, its great, as is the video.
Oh and it actually works very well as a phone, the reception is great, and sound quality is excellent.
I am quite shocked that reviewers haven't proclaimed this as a revolutionary phone, and stated that it's simply the best phone out there, I mean period, and by some distance. It does everything very well, and has no real weakness, and for that alone its a winner. What else do you want from a phone?
Good: Its specs.
Bad: eeww! its made of cheap plastic.
Comment: To me, its the best phone so far.
Comment: What the heck do you mean by "it's an iPhone 4 rip-off instead"? God damn CNet Apple fanboi reviewers. It's a different size, it's got different buttons, it's got a different interface. What other aspects are there to a smart phone shape? Not many. Or perhaps by "rip-off" you meant it is "thin".
Good: it better than iphone
Bad: not much i dont like
Comment: good that u can make the folers up for app for games social etc and contact like family and friends on home page for easy access and the picture and video is so sharp and the motion sensor stuff is great
Good: Supersonic Browsing Speed on Wifi and 3g both. Hats off to the display . Its super duper gr8.
Bad: Build quality - plastic body feels cheap vs htc aluminium body.
Comment: Its was a few months back when i figured out that HTC would soon launch a better phone than the desire HD . And while iwas following CNET / engadget etc for latest news on upcoming android phones - I dint realize that a fantasy ride would have me ending up with a Samsung device up my sleeve. I am a bit too choosy about what I buy and how it looks and most of all - it would only be mine if its the best of the lot. Money for a smartphone was never a major concern as I have been saving for it for a while now.
News of the HTC Sensaion really pulled me up and I was looking fwd to Samsung GS2 as well. After a lot of research on the specs / comparisons etc . I was hugely confused between these 2 models. Rest dint matter to me . The only thing HTC won over S gS2 was - qHD Higher Res Display & Build Quality - Rest all the imp points Samsung GS2 won v easily . Esp SGS2 has 16GB inbulit .
My main concern alsowas the display . So Wht made me buy the SGS2 ? Well Well - After being temporized over the display quality spec - I was looking fwd toactuallytaking the sgs2 in my hand and checking out the display. When I did - I was in love at first sight - S AMOLED Plus surely is a winning leap by samsung . Iphone screen was history - And HTC Sensation seemed to be a runner up . Also realized that although SGS2 has a plastic build - its not bad at all . Especially it feels gr8 in the hands. And most of all its so light and feather weight in the hands . This is what Won me over & I ended up buying the Samsung Galaxy S2 for all good reason. Its the BEST of the LOT .
I have used it extensively for a few days now - All i can say is ITS THE FASTEST , LIGHTEST SMARTPHONE I HAVE EVER SEEN. Besides the display is absolutely crisp and clear & responsive at its best . Browing Speeds are stunning for 3G as well as WIFI . WIFI especially is so fats on this device that it needs special mention . I have seen my mate's Iphone 4 struggling to load vids on youtube and its v slow with wifi . But SGS2 on the same wifi - shows 0 lad , superfast smooth downloads.
The only bad side to this phone is that its has a plastic build - but rest of the goodies inthis device are the best around at the moment. For those who are waiting for the HTC Sensation - think twice.
Good: Software ie Android Features
Comment: After researching forever I was about to go with Htc again when I stumbled across this Samsung Galaxy s 2 and wow what an amazing bit of kit it looks , I have been a fan of Android since its release and have worked thru all its updates from 1.5 , people say the App market isn't as big as Apple but really who needs hundreds of thousands anyway the phone and SD can only store so many before its full and i've yet to find a time when I can't get what I need, there are thousands and thousands of Apps available and most of them are free and you dont need to register a credit or debit card on there system like Apple , Anyway this is the phone of the future and I think many will be following
Comment: It just looks and sounds spectactular. Its got everything! Speed, screen the looks and Android 2.3....... What more could you ask for?
I hear some rumors about a specific wire that can be inserted into the micro-usb to make it hdmi compatible which just adds to the greatness of the phone.
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