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Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II review: Brightest star

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II review: Brightest star - read the full textIt looks like the point where it all ends. A galaxy outgrowing its own limits. An explosion of energy and speed. An overdose of smartphone power. A phone that makes you love the smell of Android in the morning. The likes of Samsung I9100. Update: Samsung Dive overview added...


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> In reply to Haseeb @ 2012-07-04 06:40 from KIYN - click to readMay have been a rip off - last week someone asked me to change a setting on their new S2, I of course jumped right in....but low and was some whack ripoff....cartoon icons, bad screen, even the word SAMSUNG was faked.....and was heavier than a proper s2 but looked like one.....i didnt have the heart to tell them it was a fake.....!!!

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  • 2012-09-23 19:35
  • fj3e

Everything is fine and awesome in fact. Some negative points I noticed are:-
1) MAx 20 SMS can be sent ata time
2) MAx characters in sms are limited to 3 sms only and after that it converts into MMS automatically and there is no setting to control it.
3) Display image in call is ultra small. My earlier phone N-8 was having full display image in call.

I expected these problems will be resolved in ICS update but no improvement. I don't understand what have they improved in ICS. Even one more negativity they have added i.e. one sound used to come when mobile was fully charges, now that also has been removed.

Hope all these will be resolved in Jelly Beam update.

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  • 2012-08-09 07:54
  • tUdZ

Really bad experience with s2....really bad experience.....laggy UI...cartoonish icons...harsh color reproduction of display....poor sunlegibility....about a year ago when android 4.0 was announced and still i cant get that update....frequent restarts of mobile iphone is simply the best and will always smooth performance and quickest availability of updates...

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  • 2012-07-04 06:40
  • KIYN

Good fone but i wont miss it anymore!! :-) now i have the meego power!! Nd dis trash is goin to my sis. meego roxx!! Barely 7 months gone nd still it has 93% popularity!! N9 ;-)

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  • 2012-04-14 16:12
  • fCCF

I love samsung

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  • 2012-04-06 10:05
  • KFMx

Is there anyone who can explain me why before I was able to play Full HD movie without a problem and after a phone restore, there's only sound?! That pisses me off, I just bought a MHL cable to play movies from my S2 on my tv, any ideas?

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  • 2012-02-22 20:40
  • QGfx

One in a million phone

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  • 2012-02-15 13:53
  • YTdu

> In reply to styron @ 2011-11-04 02:57 from IWcx - click to readOnly via third party apps...else there are no option to do tht...have fun

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  • 2012-02-04 04:34
  • t}4R

My previous samsung phone(samsung marvel) lost its touch sensitivity after 1 yrs. It is java enabled resistive touch phone. How is samsung galaxy s2. does it loose its basic feature of touch screen after few months. shud i go for iphone 4s or samsung galaxy s2.

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  • 2012-01-31 09:14
  • p%NA

> In reply to waykangho @ 2011-12-03 18:11 from wHrS - click to readGo to settings then display then screen time out and set it as per you convenience.

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  • 2012-01-29 13:23
  • utLI

my galaxy sII is giveing me problems after update android 2.3.6... wifi doesnot connect..and ifconnects it disconnects suddenly...browser suddenly force closes and since update my cell has automatically restarted 3ice..before update i loved it... not a single complaint.. just dont kno wat to do.can anybdy give solutions.....pls..wi fi is very weak..i have SII GT I9100..before up date it was the best i.e when it had android 2.3..but after update i.e android 2.3.6 its very slow and gets disconnected very has become very slow...i.e started lagging...pls samsung do somthing...not just any update but a proper update without flaws....

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  • 2012-01-13 23:22
  • ixTZ

I just bought a galaxy S2 and from the Xperia X10 that i previously used this is in another galaxy period, i have never in my smartphone purchasing life experienced such a powerful device, i am thankful to samsung for up-ing their game and bring on Galaxy S3 that should be a beast...

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  • 2012-01-06 14:39
  • NH5@

I would like to know which phone would you buy? And why?
The Samsung Galaxy S2 or the Nokia N9?


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  • 2011-12-26 09:28
  • gyNN

> In reply to new s2 user @ 2011-10-21 18:27 from fs6N - click to readIt is planned to be able to update to android 4.0, but it isn't out yet.

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  • 2011-12-16 23:51
  • vCM7

i wish next year sgs3 gets a ~4,3 inch superamoledplus 960x1600 display
what would look so awesome!

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  • 2011-12-04 16:07
  • Ue5d

hi guys.. i'm new with android, i've been an avid nokia fan for the last few years, until recently i suffered much trouble with my n97, i decided to buy sgs2. and so far, as my experience is concern, this phone is amazing, lightning quick, and has so many features. however i'm really really troubled with its LOCK SCREEN, it has very short time interval, it keeps on locking from time to time, and i don't find any tweaks to fix it. and that's very annoying.

CAN ANYONE PLEASE HELP ME HOW I GET RID OF THIS? will be much appreciated.. thanks in advance

god bless us all

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  • 2011-12-03 18:11
  • wHrS

> In reply to IR_FUN @ 2011-11-26 16:15 from KiQV - click to readYou're joking, right ? Unless of course you mean that you have the Iphone 4s, that one undeniably has a better camera than the S2. But the 3gs ? come on.

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  • 2011-12-03 00:05
  • pVGk

I have SGS II and iPhone 3GS both awesome, but iPhone camera is still better

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  • 2011-11-26 16:15
  • KiQV

> In reply to Zahid @ 2011-10-18 00:52 from pKFx - click to readHi bro,aim using iPhone 4 and galaxy s 2.but both phones are different in style and usage....iam consediring to u the both phones are perfect...k,now iPhone 4s is still missing some thing but it is a perfect mobile...and u have to buy gs2 it is the best phone and also keep or buy iPhone 4....if u have both,u don't have to buy iPhone's my suggest to u -;))))

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  • 2011-11-10 13:44
  • utxY

can somebody tell me how to record a call on samsung galaxy s2? i"ve tried downloading app from market still cannot

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  • 2011-11-04 02:57
  • IWcx

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