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Samsung I9000 Galaxy S hits Europe now, delayed in US

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S hits Europe now, delayed in US - read the full textSamsung announced today the official launch of the Android powered I9000 Galaxy S. It is already shipping to all major operators in stores in Europe, while the rest of the world will get it later this year. Samsung just came out with an official press statement announcing the launch of their...


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Very good phone with Samsungs butter like smooth screen and Googles OS I will buy it but why the hell do us people in the UK always get ripped off and charged more for everything. Every country should pay the same.

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  • 2010-06-08 08:52
  • nFcw

Well, it sure has not been released in Europe yet. But the interesting thing is that some countries may get it cheaper then others (and by nearly 100 EUR cheaper):

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  • 2010-06-07 08:30
  • MQQq

But I thought Singapore (SEA) was the first country to sell the Galaxy S?? :D

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  • 2010-06-06 11:51
  • PUJ1

Come on, people still asking about specs...
Ok, for the slow ones on here:
What is much more interesting is that despite of the news that the phone has been released in the UK (and the marketing materials in the stores) the phone is not actually available...

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  • 2010-06-06 02:58
  • 3Jgk

the screen are nice, but the material is very cheap looking, the back casing break so easy. looks like a cheap plastic china toys.

i guess better go for iphone3gs, don't waste your money on this galaxy S, and price are unreasonable...
and there will be so much option and other brand will be available on june and july, with good price..

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  • 2010-06-05 18:56
  • uExs

> In reply to user-x @ 2010-06-04 21:40 from 3@gb - click to read.. and how certain are you that samsung is not going to support this phone? are you just jealous for the fact that samsung is capable of creating something valuable and worthwhile as compared to what phone you have now?

have you talked to samsung and they told you they wont support the phone? can you post a link that states they will not support the device? hmm?

enough with envy and move on, or simply, just buy the galaxy s for your convenience! LOL

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  • 2010-06-05 00:17
  • 07Mw

the omnia was great once you turned off the touch wiz stuff. then samsung did nothing for 18 months to move phones forward. i replaced my omnia with an x10, i just couldnt buy a phone with touchwiz thinking

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  • 2010-06-04 22:07
  • mxG4

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-04 12:07 from nBuw - click to readYou can use unfinisher GAOSP or Mustymod. nothing finished enough for daily use...

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  • 2010-06-04 21:42
  • 3@gb

Read how HTC does business. You cannot abandon users who bought your product.

Samsung may be technicaly good, but Smartphones are about software, and that support Sucks at Samsung

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  • 2010-06-04 21:40
  • 3@gb

> In reply to user-x @ 2010-06-03 17:01 from 3@gb - click to readwho cares if its offically 1.5? I have a galaxy with 2.1

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  • 2010-06-04 12:07
  • nBuw

absolutely amazing phone.......really fast, i would need a plastic hardcase cover as it is a bit too light !!

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  • 2010-06-04 10:34
  • MT74

> In reply to mahoni @ 2010-06-04 02:08 from vF0A - click to readAre you drug addicted? Galaxy S will take upgrade at Android v2.2! Why you tell that it won't take?

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  • 2010-06-04 09:42
  • 3Adh

sooo... the new specs/Press release posted on Engadget lists the phone as having a BLUETOOTH 2.0 ???

did the nix the 3.0 BT?

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  • 2010-06-04 06:06
  • 4@RP

i get this interesting link,, said that the price is only for $322. Is it true?

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  • 2010-06-04 04:14
  • w775

1. poor camera resolt. for the top phone of a company 5 meg is poor. even my old i8910 has better.
2. poor support.. if it werent for 3rd party f/w hackers the 8910 wouldnt even be useable..
3. no flash. what the heck are they thinking.
4. nokia no better my n97 sits on the shelf .. utter piece of crap. was repaired 3 times and gps still doesnt work after it gets hot and antennna starts separating. at least i filed a cc claim and got money back.
5. also have nexus one also not great camera, poor signal strength, and crappy tinny mono speaker..
guess i will keep looking

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  • 2010-06-04 02:33
  • IjZT

so no june/july release for asia and australia? singtel fails, guess its the desire for me after all.

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  • 2010-06-04 02:29
  • 2CDA

sigh i was planning on getting this but..since i heard the no update to 2.2, think im going back to desire

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  • 2010-06-04 02:08
  • vF0A

I agree with Sagittarius too! Samsung is the company that has improve the hardware of mobile phones more than any other, the last 4-5 years. It's very ignorant that the annoying fanboys don't admit this! If there weren't Nokia (& Motorola) until 2005/6 and Samsung from 2006 until today our phones would be 5kg with 0.1MP, 1.5" and 500mAh battery, and of course without smart OS....
Samsung into 2 years managed to pass fron TFT LCD displays to AMOLED and then to Super AMOLED while the others can't even make TFT displays. Also is No1 in processor market with about 40%. And when Samsung was making Ultra phones other had phones with potato-style! :P

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  • 2010-06-04 01:42
  • 3AYf


I agree with you,so whats the point?There are just too many ignorant haters that don't see that looking at the specs the Galaxy S is indeed the best phone out there.You can argue about the style,but you can't argue about the specs.

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  • 2010-06-04 00:59
  • p1av

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