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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. phandroid

    phandroid Admin News Bot
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    The folks at Samsung are celebrating the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S2 in their home town of Seoul right now and the president of Samsung Mobile – JK Shin – had some words to day. The most interesting thing to come out of his mouth was that the Samsung Galaxy S II would be [...]

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  2. Teegunn

    Teegunn Android Expert

    This will be the best phone of the year IMHO. Early reviews are very good. Big question is what versions will be release for the US. Being stuck on Verizon, I expect it to be gimped somehow and very late to the game. But at this point I will likely wait until this phone is available on Verizon to upgrade from my DX.
     
  3. jree

    jree Android Enthusiast

    I need to see this phone in person already. One of those 10mil units could very well be my phone.
     
  4. NZ_Nitro

    NZ_Nitro Member

    Hmmmmm new units of the Galaxy S...... so what about the rest of us who have the first unit and Samsung used us as product testers? my Galaxy S lags so bad i almost want to throw it, why cant the fix it?
     
  5. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless Android Expert


    Samsung is known to throw old users to the curbside. Once a newer product comes out you can pretty much forget about your device seeing another update (the exception is the Nexus S for obvious reasons).

    Looks like nice hardware but with TouchWiz, it's still a fail.
     
  6. Usta

    Usta Android Expert

    I wish they made TouchWiz as minimalistic and elegant as possible.
    I'll wait to see how much love this phone gets from developers.
     
  7. Teegunn

    Teegunn Android Expert

    Always best to wait instead of being an early adopter. However, I've had an upgrade available for two months just waiting for a worthy phone to upgrade over my DX. This one looks like a winner if it isn't gimped by Verizon.
     
  8. jree

    jree Android Enthusiast

    I hear ya buddy!!! You know what i hate about a comment like this, are the d-bags that come in and are like "stop bitching and just root and rom your phone already" Even though I am rooted and rom'd, it shouldn't be up to a dev to make a $500 phone act like one. This is the one thing that scares me about the gs2 but the specs are just too sexy for me not to consider this a replacement device.
     
  9. NZ_Nitro

    NZ_Nitro Member

    tried rooting but got the verification failure, point is why should i have to root a 4 month old phone because the manufacture got it wrong, considering taking it back, over here its a $NZ1000 phone love android and this phone...... HATE SERIOUS LAG
     
  10. Shocky

    Shocky Android Expert

    Verification failure?

    What version of the phone? what firmware? what method did you use to root it?

    Theres a whole Galaxy S section here, if you need help just ask there

    Then use another launcher, this is so easy to change.

    I really like Touchwiz and the new version has got very positive reviews. :D

    Yep, i'm curious how US carriers are going to screw this one up.
     
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