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Samsung Galaxy 3 and Galaxy Apollo review: Galactic twins

Samsung Galaxy 3 and  Galaxy Apollo review: Galactic twins - read the full textCongratulations, it’s twins! The Samsung I5800 Galaxy 3 and I5801 Galaxy Apollo are both in our office and they’re keen to show everybody that Android is great for lower mid-range phones too as well as high-end...

 

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I still have i5801 & it works fine. I 've fallen in love with android due to this phone. It was my 1st android phone & m proud that i made a right decision. Looking forward to upgrade it with NEXUS 5.

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  • 2013-11-25 12:30
  • vQ%5

My First Android Phone. (Since Oct'2010)
The phone which made me fell in love with Android.
It has never visited a service center for almost two years, in-spite of me dropping it from the top of a cooling tower (49 feet). Steel lining took the impact.(little damage) Really wondering how.

May be outdated in 2013, but remains my darling forever.

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  • 2013-08-14 20:04
  • utGr

> In reply to Deeraj @ 2011-04-10 10:38 from U@TL - click to readTry using earphones that too the ones came with the phone itself & u will know what they r saying...

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  • 2013-08-01 17:31
  • Hkqv

Really nice work by samsung, its performance is better than many entry level phones even today. I have this since last 3 years, it is yet to see a repair shop...
Its irritatingly happy i want to upgrade but this marvel is not saying bye at all...

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  • 2013-08-01 17:26
  • Hkqv

I have been use this galaxy 3 for one year its awesome.....
I love it

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  • 2012-10-02 16:21
  • U@Zq

> In reply to Jehnavi @ 2012-06-25 07:18 from vGA0 - click to readYo man
Check before commenting this is galaxy 3 not s3.

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  • 2012-08-20 20:00
  • utey

The Samsung Galaxy S III does not include any shutter lag and offers a bit less than per second shot-to-shot time. You can use the camera phone to click images even when the video recording is on.
http://www.techiecop.com/cellp...-review.html

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  • 2012-06-25 07:18
  • vGA0

Ain't good enough.

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  • 2012-05-31 23:25
  • 3sEw

This phone has call drop issue. if gsm network fluctuate it drops your call (it seems). Its doesn't work as a phone rest is fine.

http://www.techiecop.com/cellp...-review.html

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  • 2012-05-25 06:54
  • vI25

> In reply to WMcD @ 2011-01-05 20:46 from myxE - click to readI'm having the same problem with my contacts. They disappeared from contacts but if I look at my contacts history then they're there, wtf

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  • 2012-02-11 17:06
  • kx$x

Hi guys , im looking to buy a good music mobile phone ,looking at the review the music quality of galaxy 3 seems to be better than iphone 4!(i doubt it though) , should i go for it or are there any other better music phones out there for same price range ? (im not really concerned abt camera / older os version),btw i live in India

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  • 2011-09-28 17:31
  • 2TdE

> In reply to Ram @ 2011-01-15 10:39 from TL5m - click to readgalaxy 3 is having bigger screen size then the both, where else monta is not an android, i will suggest you galaxy 3

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  • 2011-09-19 06:31
  • 2@Xj

I am using i5801 for 6 months now.
Pros: easy and fast browsing and social networking.
Cons: failed as a quick phone and quick sms features.
for ex. 1. You cannot call/sms quickly as with basic phones. It takes nearly 10 - 20 seconds to reach your desired contact numbers. Dead slow in that aspect.
2. Suddenly I get black screen when calls come and unable to locate who that is and frustrating.
3. Some time unable to take call as the swiping never works.
4. Unable to identify letters in open day light. Those who work as an active salesman shall never opt for this idiotic mobile. Just he will die in raising his bars.
In brief...one can use it NOT as a phone BUT as a mini pc in his/her pocket.
That's it.

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  • 2011-07-18 06:31
  • YQD9

on the box of my set it is galaxy 3 but according to internet, it is apollo the phone with round home button.
The phone is awesome. i had battery issue when i first bought but then i came accross advanced task killer and got solved my issue, no call drop issue and nothing else. The only problem is vissibility in direct sunlight. i recommend galaxy apollo for all pple with low budget and want to enjoy the fun and ease of a smartphone.

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  • 2011-06-26 05:07
  • Khrf

Samsung Galaxy 3 is overall a good device but sound quality sucks....Don't know why GsmArena says "Great Audio Quality"? Its not even close to my old N95. Don't expect it to replace your old PMP or iPod!

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  • 2011-04-10 10:38
  • U@TL

I have a big issue here with my Galaxy 3. They (Samsung) had promised a Froyo upgrade, but am still waiting for it. And chances of getting it seems very low now since they've already launched 2-3 new phones with Froyo.

Samsung guys are nothing but a bunch of cheats!

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  • 2011-03-18 19:40
  • s82a

> In reply to Pg @ 2011-03-03 17:47 from wdQq - click to readgalaxy 3 is only 79 £ in uk and defyy is 260£ in uk. galaxy 3 is best cheapphone

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  • 2011-03-13 01:13
  • TqCi

it's better to give some more bucks and buy MOtorola defy, just check out it's video
ITS awesome.....its around 17k to 18k and its better than all android in this range....

Or
check sony xperia x3 ,it's android 2.2 @ cost of 13k.

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  • 2011-03-03 17:47
  • wdQq

how to set the wallpaper full size photo please anyone help me

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  • 2011-02-23 03:19
  • utNx

Can i turn off my androids to optimize my battery life ? if so, how ?

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  • 2011-02-17 09:02
  • pTAW

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