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EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

16 August, 2010 | Read the news | Post your comment
EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe - read the full textThe EISA awards are out and the winners are not that unexpected. Apple, Samsung and even Sony Ericsson snatched awards in the Mobile Devices panel. There's also the traditional green award. The European Smartphone 2010-2011 award goes to the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S. It was commended for its...

 

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I rather like X10 instead of X10 mini to win the award.

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  • 2010-08-17 17:00
  • PAqT

> In reply to hunk143 @ 2010-08-17 13:14 from 2S@u - click to readhey i own galaxy s..but its laggy..browser crashes sometimes ..not so perfect except super amoled..my friend uses htc desire and i really likes thr htc sense ui..

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  • 2010-08-17 16:56
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Stop with the bad gps signal . Is not the phone is the software. But not all firmwares have issues. For example factory I9000XXJF5(from Romania) works perfect. Also the Froyo JP3 test version work perfect as well. In september Samsung will release the official version and all your problems will be gone :).

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  • 2010-08-17 16:49
  • pkPH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 16:08 from P%nm - click to readIphone are for fruitcakes, wannabes and 14 year old highschool girls.

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  • 2010-08-17 16:38
  • M8Tu

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 15:24 from M8Tu - click to readThe Galaxy is for people who want to walk off cliffs, following the FAULTY GPS that is, excellent connectivity just not to GPS satellites.

Bwaahhhaaaahhhhaaaa, a faulty phone won, did the judges have blindfolds?

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  • 2010-08-17 16:08
  • P%nm

Iphone are for fruitcakes, wannabes and 14 year old highschool girls.

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  • 2010-08-17 15:24
  • M8Tu

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 14:08 from P$5x - click to readSee the awards Nokia got?

NOTHING, so what are you talking about an unreleased, underpowered piece of trash last hope for Nokia in this thread for?

At least Apple won an award.

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  • 2010-08-17 14:37
  • P%nm

> In reply to hunk143 @ 2010-08-17 13:14 from 2S@u - click to readSymbian is a much more resource efficient OS than Android. I own a Galaxy S myself and Android Multi-tasking also pales in comparison with Symbian. Even with 512Mb RAM, I had to tweak some settings using AutoKiller to make multi-tasking practical on the Galaxy S as compared to the previous symbian phones I used.

A 700MHz CPU for Symbian is roughly equivalent to 1GHz CPU for Android or iOS. The only issue is that Nokia choose to go with ARM11 instead of Cortex A8. 256Mb of RAM for Symbian is equivalent to 512Mb for Android. A 1200mAH battery for Symbain with moderate hardware give 1.5~2 times the battery life of an Android phone with a 1500mAH battery. I used to charge my Nokia 5800 once a week, for the same usage and after much tweaking, I get 2~2.5 days on my Galaxy S. I am guessing N8 would be nearly on par with 5800 in battery life.

Galaxy S is a great Android phone and it will have its strengths. N8 will also be a great phone and it Symbian has its strengths as well.

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  • 2010-08-17 14:08
  • P$5x

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 13:21 from syaZ - click to readsamsung will give androhd 3.0 update or we have to hack sgs to install it and one more question wether the hacked os b stable and bug free n it wont brick my phone

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  • 2010-08-17 13:39
  • iLH{

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 13:21 from syaZ - click to readsamsung will give androhd 3.0 update or we have to hack sgs to install it and one more question wether the hacked os b stable and bug free n it wont brick my phond

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  • 2010-08-17 13:38
  • iLH{

> In reply to altaf @ 2010-08-17 13:17 from iLH{ - click to readios5 will be the only update available to the iphone 4. they will never release anything further, if they did u would have to grt a new phone. As gor the samsung, you can get gingerbread if you wanted to. It meets the specifications and just like a pc, you can install what ever verisio of android you want on it as long as you meet the requirements. Go the samsung, I had te 1phone 3gs and sell the iphone 4. if u had 3gs, there is ont point getting te 4. there isn't any real improvement other than the new case. My galaxy has all te iphone stuff plus more. AND NO ITUNES!!!!

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  • 2010-08-17 13:21
  • syaZ

now i'm really stuck n
confused between sgs and
ifon4...which 1 shall i go
for..the only thing that
inclines me towards
iphone 4 is its future
updates i.e when ios5
arrives it will ready for it,
as far as sgs we learn 4rm
samsung history can't
expect any further update
beyond froyo 2.2
if gingerbread 3.0 update
is promised for sgs i can
ditch ifon4 for sgs
i'm ready to welcome any kind of advice and comment

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  • 2010-08-17 13:17
  • iLH{

N8 can never beat Galaxy S.
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N8 sucks beacuse:
1. Buggy Slow Symbian.
2. 600+ MHz processor, Is Nokia even seriuos. It will be slow buggy phone. OMG! No 1GHz processor???
3. No Super AMOLED (if comparing to Galaxy S).
4. Battery sucks we all know as compared to Galaxy S.
5. 256 MB RAM??? :O
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Samsung Galaxy S simply beats Nokia N8,
1. Ultimate Android.
2. 1 GHz processor. Zippy.
3. Super AMOLED, FTW.
4. Wooping Awesome Battery Life.
5. 512MB RAM, We all know how Zippy the phone is. :P

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And if you want a Camera, see a DSLR. xD

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  • 2010-08-17 13:14
  • 2S@u

GSMArena is crying that Sony Ericsson got an award. LOL! They wanted that Samsung could have got all the awards so that they could get paid more, for publishing a new review regarding Samsung. HUH! :@

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  • 2010-08-17 13:05
  • 2S@u

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 12:48 from P%nm - click to readyou are just sad that your iphone 4 did not win any awards.

your iphone 4 still have more problems than just gps but, with the samsung i could make a call you can't do that with your iphone 4.

you have no signal with your iphone 4.

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  • 2010-08-17 12:53
  • G1ja

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 12:32 from syaZ - click to readIt's a wonder you could find outside, with the Samsungs GPS:-

""Use wireless networks" is now turned off by default, but even with it on, the phone may be slow or unable to determine even a rough location. Originally, we'd believed this was the only problem. Samsung tells us that it's a new Google mandate that Android devices be shipped with the "use wireless networks" option disabled, which means you're relying on traditional GPS alone to determine your location -- a lost cause indoors, in urban canyons, or under dense tree cover. Indeed, we discovered it was turned off on our Captivate, Vibrant, and Epic 4G after fresh hard resets, and there's no indication to the user that it's probably in their best interest to enable it; we're accustomed to being presented with the option during account setup on other Android devices, but it doesn't happen here. After enabling it from settings, we found that both the Captivate and Epic 4G were able to get our location with 1,000 to 1,500-meter accuracy practically immediately in Google Maps, though the Vibrant still never came through; it had the weakest signal of the three, which may have accounted for that (though it never dropped the signal altogether).
The regular GPS circuitry and software aren't doing their job. Cell tower triangulation and WiFi location database services like Skyhook only take you so far -- at the end of the day, you still need to tune in to the birds a few thousand miles up to figure out precisely where you are. All Galaxy S models seem to be having trouble turning GPS reception into coordinates, even when the phone is able to see four or more satellites in view (four is the minimum you normally need for a precise, three-dimensional lock). In some cases, resetting the phone apparently helps, but it ceases to work again after a day or two of use. To our knowledge, none of the homebrew fixes out there have been able to solve this part of the problem perfectly and permanently. The Captivate and Vibrant are both affected by this one; we're not sure on the Epic, but we're working to nail it down."

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  • 2010-08-17 12:48
  • P%nm

> In reply to Dave @ 2010-08-17 12:38 from myA5 - click to readThe funny thing is, 3g video calling on an iphone would probably be the next handset release or big software update, despite the fact that its 7 year old technology.

I think the reason te Iphone 4 didn't win anything is simply becase between the 3gs and the iphone 4, there is very little innovation, just small tweaks and a super strong case. The first Iphone was innovative. After that its all the same.

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  • 2010-08-17 12:42
  • syaZ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 12:30 from M8Tu - click to readSo you must be either one of those as you clearly lack writing a single line sentence in proper English. I imagine your the fruitcake, however if you want to be the 14 year old girl then im pleased for you.

LOL ha ha

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  • 2010-08-17 12:38
  • MfxM

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-17 12:32 from syaZ - click to readYou can do it when you jail break the phone you can phone people on 3G. But still yeah Iphone 4 is balls

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  • 2010-08-17 12:38
  • myA5

Today I went outside into 3g with my galaxy and made a video call to my friend that uses a sony ericsson. How many Iphone users can say they did the same lol. Facetime! What a joke.

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  • 2010-08-17 12:32
  • syaZ

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