Fantastic spec, the only problem here is the massive screen size. Why does Samsung makes massive screen phones, we don't want a phone/table, we want a normal size screen phone, i.e 3.7" or 4" max - Anything beyond that looks really bad in your hands and pocket. Yet again I have mixed feelings about another Samsung device, when I should only have 1, which is Love.
Google and Samsung, please make a 4 or 4.3 inch version of this phone. I can't carry around these huge phones. Except for the big size, the phone is a definite buy for me.
oh no,another copy,this time victim is sonyericsson arc..what are u doing samsung..........
Waiting for this phone, I am a nexus s user. I hope that the prime will bring latest spec of a superphone.
Android run fast , leave symb & WP far behind
how can Nokia WP stand againts Android & iOS ???
Eye Seven, 07 Oct 2011A sad fact: Most people buy smartphone for the sake of the feeling of owning the best and lat... morewhy sad fact? they spend their money and they're happy, don't post junk comments pls
It can't be powered by Exynos, since TI is supposed to be the reference SoC partner for ICS. I suspect its an OMAP 4460 (1.5 Ghz Dual Core) and a PowerVR SGX540 GPU.
Another point is that Exynos' 1.5 Ghz SoC is expected only by 2012 since its built on a 28nm process; and that it packs a Mali MP400 GPU and NOT a PowerVR.
this how it should look like :) very nice indeed http://nexusprimer.tumblr.com/
Djek, 07 Oct 20114.6 inch, its quite a big device. I would prefer 4.3 or 4 inch.
The specs r just perfect. when i was using milestone2, i had concern aboout 4.3" screen..
now, using sgs2, i know i must hold the larger screened phone first to appreciate (or not) the size..
anyway, who cares even if nexus copied arc or whatever?
i used arc for just few days before selling it out,
not even on par with milestone2..
the curve of nexus prime in the picture is on the wrong side... If the screen is curved then the power key appears to be on the left side of the device which is not like most other samsung phones which have the power key on the right side.
I understand the hype about pixel density, PPI blah blah blah (partly thanks to Apple's first claim in the iPhone 4)...
But seriously, take a step back and think does ANYONE actually needs that kind of resolution on a smaller than laptop(hell if a tablet) device? If Samsung stuck with the qHD(by today's standard), there would be less fragmentation so apps will be cross-compatible EASILY.
Sadly, fragmentation has always bugged Android since Day 1. First it was OS version(1.5/1.6 v 2.1/2.2 fiasco, and then now it's hardware (Hummingbird/Snapdragon, Exynos/Mali/Tegra). Noone can get a uniform experience on any 2 Android from 2 different manufacturers.
I do welcome the fact that Samsung has again pushed the boundaries of what a smartphone can do, but all these numbers are meaningless if it doesn't translate to real-life performance nor substantial improvement. I would be pulling anyone's leg to say "nah, no one needs such a big screen and 2030mah battery doesn't sound impressive" etc.
However, if anyone actually used the SGII or Sensation intensively versus say an iPhone, the latter will outlast any the aforementioned Android device and there's no point owning a powerful state-of-the-art device that doesn't last long enough...
I hope that's something worth thinking about...
Imitation of SE Arc, 07 Oct 2011After checking the facts by myself, I think that I was right at my first claim - Samsung's ins... moreSup dude
Heard you like nexus s
Released a Good 2-3 months before we even saw the arc
Anonymous, 07 Oct 2011That is my only beef with Android phones.. As soon as you purchase the "top of the line&q... moreA sad fact:
Most people buy smartphone for the sake of the feeling of owning the best and latest phone on the planet.
Nice but Dual GPU is something I couldn't care less about as is Dual Core. Optimize the OS for the Gpu and you wouldn't have to increase it sooo much to get the same results.
Even still though, This is a nice device spec wise. The 2050mah battery is something to awe about. I gotta decide between this, the LG K, LG U6200 or Optimus LTE. Don't really need ICS (Semi-Meego in Android form) as Gingerbread works fine. ICS does look good though.
Pratyush, 07 Oct 2011Okay....the smartphone race is going more and more aggressive.....nd if the specs r true...the... moreThat is my only beef with Android phones.. As soon as you purchase the "top of the line", it's quickly outpaced 2 weeks later. I think the GS2 will be around for a long time, but it's still nice to know you have the best phone around for atleast a few months..