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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Smg, May 21, 2010.

  1. Smg

    Smg Android Enthusiast
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  2. mystycs

    mystycs Member

    i want it now! haha is aw that earlier today
  3. sjdean

    sjdean Well-Known Member

    This confuses me.

    Has 2 Gig ROM with 1.8Gig free for App installs? Only 256 Meg RAM? No Pinch to Zoom in the web browser??? "We have no idea what the Galaxy S will cost"

    One of their videos even shows pinch to zoom in the browser:

    YouTube - Samsung I9000 Galaxy S demo video - Take 2
  4. junyamint

    junyamint Lurker

    wow.. nice video. Man is this phone ever fast. I don't even care what the specs say, I just want my phone to be that fast...
  5. OldSmoky

    OldSmoky Member

    This is the best cell phone review I've seen. Truly professional.
  6. Beards

    Beards Android Expert

    You won't be able to access ROM, it's where the image file and any other system info is stored.
    No idea why there is such a huge amount left over but ROM's not accessible.

    As to the RAM, I personally don't believe this. I'm sure it's more like 512MB and GSMArena simply did not check the hardware correctly.

    As to Pinch to Zoom in the web browser, again that can not be true.
    I've seen video's where when the browser is open a guy has performed P2Z rapidly to show off the speed in which it redraws the screen.

    As to costings.... From where are you purchasing from?
  7. sjdean

    sjdean Well-Known Member

    Well that it, the video I posted was from GSMArena clearly showing Pinch to Zoom in the browser, but their written review say no Pinch to Zoom. I understand 256 Meg of RAM isn't that bad, but that at the same time, RAM isn't necessarily where installable programs are kept.

    Would be nice to have a definitive answer.

    I know in the UK, prices are working out from
  8. Beards

    Beards Android Expert

  9. EarlZ

    EarlZ Android Enthusiast

    Probably the final and official spec sheet would be out this June 1 since it is the official launch date. I just hope they ship these phones around the world immediately!
  10. Beards

    Beards Android Expert

    GSMArena have now updated and altered their 9 Page review to correctly read the RAM is 512MB.
  11. t-readyroc

    t-readyroc Android Enthusiast

    Is this the 1st full review on the interwebs? Launch has to be soon if reviews are hitting...
  12. JinCA

    JinCA Well-Known Member

    The phone hasn't been released yet has it? why are people doing reviews?
  13. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

    GSMarena are a professional review site, like lots of prefessional sites they get pre-retail handsets for review...

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