DMoose, 21 Mar 2013Why are we in the UK being done out of £147.20 compared to what the americans are paying... more@DMoose, The US price is before tax. If you want to compare the US and UK prices directly you need to remove the tax from the UK pricing. Which gives you $671 for UK and $579 for US (or in pounds £441 vs £380).
@Vello, Maybe you can buy one and put a frilly pink ribbon on it to make it prettier? Seriously get a grip, its a phone not a necklace and as a phone its extremely well designed both technologically and aesthetically.
Why are we in the UK being done out of £147.20 compared to what the americans are paying for it. hell its no wonder were all getting out of this country, they think were stupid and obviously rich. I was going to get this phone but im not now.
I´m happy for all future s4 owners.
Take your s4 8 cores and destroy the desktop computers and laptops.
But do not take the S4 out of your pockets in a public places.
[deleted post]I don't agree with you because plastic is the clear winner.
Anon, 18 Mar 2013It is the same with other manbufacturers, HTC, Samsung are not updating their older models eit... moreSamsung galaxy s2 has just been upgraded to JB, and it wasn't my carrier that didn't up grade the software go check out the official Sony web blog u will see what I mean. Every one seems to have forgotten how bad Sony have been on the updates. It will be a very long time befor I even consider Sony again
Anon, 18 Mar 2013It is the same with other manbufacturers, HTC, Samsung are not updating their older models eit... moreSammy is pretty good with updates, my 2 yr old s2 is running official jb, how about other oem? That's right no updates.
Well thats crap because there is no page that tells you the price of the phone as the page has been removed!!!
Mag82, 18 Mar 2013As a owner of a Sony product I think u will find that Sony are the biggest let downs of all ti... morei have the original sony xperia arc, and mines on the official ice cream sandwich, dont blame sony, blame your carrier for not porting it through for you, or just flash (does not require you to root the device) your arc with the official sony software which will get rid of your carrier software and allow you to update to ics.
Seems the market is not impressed with SGS4. Apple has been up 5% and Samsung down 5% since the SGS4 launch:
So it is 530 pounds sim free, or 31 pound per month on contract. i.e. 744 for two years? Normally I much prefer buying phones sim free and then choosing a pre paid plan. But in this case it really seems worth going for the 2 year plan.
SuperAmoled, 18 Mar 2013Go then buy HTC or SONY with 1.5 quad core processor :D Feature no feature no processor 8 core... moreHmmmmmmm, let's see, air gestures like there was on the Xperia Sola? So last year and if Sony were Apple Samsung will be hauled through the courts again. Stealing ideas and branding them as innovation sounds like iFruit company.
Mag82, 18 Mar 2013As a owner of a Sony product I think u will find that Sony are the biggest let downs of all ti... moreIt is the same with other manbufacturers, HTC, Samsung are not updating their older models either as they are not always optimised/equipped to cope with more recent iterations of Android. Anyway, phones are old after 6 months on the market and it is not appropriate to expect to continue to get these updated. Samsung, HTC are the same and LG and Motorola even worse! Sorry buddy.
ollyb1, 18 Mar 2013theres nothing wrong with a 1.5 quadcore phone if the OS is optimize enough it works just as f... moreAs a owner of a Sony product I think u will find that Sony are the biggest let downs of all time, optimising OS's?? Sony stop updating there phones after a year my arc s is stuck on GB witch is buggie and slow there is an update witch Sony have put on there web sites help pages but I will have to root my phone to do so. Its amazing how people come on here and rip a phone for its build quality yet most phone users put a case on there phone so that "premium" feel is gone give me plastic over poor updates and slow out dated hard ware.
SuperAmoled, 18 Mar 2013Go then buy HTC or SONY with 1.5 quad core processor :D Feature no feature no processor 8 core... moreS Translate, did you really just mention that? If it is anything like the appalling S Voice then you should go into app settings and disable it. I have Google Translate on my S3, which is available to everyone in the Playstore,just as smart stay is.All the gimmicks on the S4 look pretty useless and ones that are any good will be ported over quickly...