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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.
Comment: Although an Apple fan and mac user, I think this is definitely the phone I am going for.
The only really annoying thing about the review is the way Flora shakes her hand (and the phone) with almost every syllable uttered !! Otherwise, very useful information.
Good: Best smart phone on the market, love the design.
Bad: I am not a big fan of the plastic case, I hope you can buy a new one in the future.
Comment: I really love this phone! I was waiting for the iphone 5 as I am due an upgrade. However this phone has really made me have second thoughts. If the rumours are true and the iphone will not be released until September, then I am likely going to get this phone.
As I don't wait too long, plus the iphone 4 is a year old now. I really don't want to buy an iphone 4 on a two year contract. As by the time contract finished the phone would be 3 years old.
I am so impressed with this phone by Samsung. The only thing that puts me off Android is the app market is not good as Apple's.
Comment: The phone looks great, thinner, lighter, faster AND HD! I don't know how those people can fit so much into the worlds thinnest smartphone.
Comment: after months research i almost decided to buy xperia arc, now am confused again. Thats the thing about electronic gadgets if you want the best, you would probably wait for ever.
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