Samsung Galaxy W I8150 - user opinions and reviews

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> In reply to rkoforever90 @ 2011-11-22 10:08 from Hkq% - click to readhi friend, here in the philippines, w cost less by 2500 pesos that is $50 or more than SL...

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  • 2011-11-22 14:40
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I think galaxy w is update to ics but not sured .

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  • 2011-11-22 12:18
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Gorilla glas?

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  • 2011-11-22 11:46
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> In reply to KNC @ 2011-11-22 08:48 from TjQ5 - click to readThis phone have accelerometer G sensor and off course it support motion gaming. You can install HD games such as GT Motor Academy, NFS Shift and Asphalt 6.

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  • 2011-11-22 11:31
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> In reply to Chongsmotor @ 2011-11-22 08:43 from XMpU - click to readThere's no news about Low end to midrange phone get to update ICS but for high end Galaxy S Series have a chance upgrading the to the latest android 4.0.

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  • 2011-11-22 11:05
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It's funny how people judge a phone by its outer appearance. I have an apple-fanboy friend who owns iPhone 4 and knows nothing about android phones. He saw my new Galaxy W, he was smirking while checking out my phone, and said it sucks cuz it looked and feel like a plastic toy. Then I grabbed my phone, started running one of my classic PS game "Valkyrie Profile" and said "Can you play this game on your effin iPhone?" Apparently, he didn't know that droids can play old psx games. His jaw dropped and was dumbstruck when he saw that I could play ps1 games on my phone since we're both huge fans of ps1 games. His reaction was epic.xD

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  • 2011-11-22 11:03
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> In reply to rkoforever90 @ 2011-11-22 10:08 from Hkq% - click to readIf you prefered ARM Cortex Hummingbird CPU then i suggest you choose Galaxy S i9000 which has GPU PowerVR SGX 540 while Galaxy SL with only PowerVR SGX530. Fyi PVR SGX540 are really powerful than SGX530 or Adreno 205. Currently Galaxy S and SL share the same price in Malaysia market.

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  • 2011-11-22 10:52
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> In reply to Poks @ 2011-11-22 07:44 from v0qx - click to readthanks my friend,i hadnt seen w but lookwise it looks crap compared to galaxy sl or ace,also humming bird gpu of sl is way better than andreno 205 of w,may be with ginger bread update sl may perform better.if there is a bit price difference of atleast 50-60$ il buy w.

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  • 2011-11-22 10:08
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> In reply to Fakrul @ 2011-11-22 07:46 from IWa2 - click to readThanks for reply, I agree that S plus's specs are really close to W, or even better in some other aspects. But I did not consider this, as well as the i9000 because, for some reason, here in Philippines, the price of these two is still too expensive compared to W.

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  • 2011-11-22 09:08
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> In reply to Unlimited @ 2011-11-20 13:03 from v{tg - click to readThanks....how about the games..! is it motion gaming?

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  • 2011-11-22 08:48
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The big question here is ,this phone can upgrade to ice cream sndwhich..?if yes it ll be the best midrange phone to take..if compare to the S plus..the price is way too far to compare with as S plus arround RM1200 to get a new one while W can buy it arround RM900.do the math and deep consideration,as its just diff of the screen size n type,and ROM memory.

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  • 2011-11-22 08:43
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Why do people compare this phone to galaxy ACE?

For everybody's sake, this phone is way way far better than galaxy ACE... the good comparison for this phone is the Galaxy S, SL and S Plus, also include Sony Xperia Neo, HTC Desire S and Iphone 4(set aside screen)...

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  • 2011-11-22 07:52
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> In reply to Edmund @ 2011-11-21 18:43 from vxri - click to readBuyer should consider buying Galaxy S i9000 or Galaxy S Plus i9001 because of small price gap with Galaxy W. Current latest price at Malaysia for Galaxy W are around Malaysia Ringgit RM900 while both Galaxy S & S Plus at around RM1050. For only RM150 price gap, you can buy Galaxy S Plus with 8GB Storage, Super AMOLED Screen, 4inch screen Display with Gorilla Glass, Battery 1650mAh and TV Out function.

Note: USD 1.00 : RM 3.80

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  • 2011-11-22 07:46
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> In reply to rkoforever90 @ 2011-11-21 10:11 from fC8S - click to readThe main big difference is the processor:

SL - 1 Ghz
W - 1.4 Ghz

Hope you'll care about this.

I also compared the screen brightness (50% brightness level) with my friend's SL and the result is: W is way clearer and brighter than SL (maybe this is due to the pixel density which is 233ppi only for SL and 255ppi for W)...

In using the android browser through 3g, W is 20 seconds ahead of SL in loading the GSM arena syt... considering all plug-ins are set on-demand...(due to higher processing power of W)

In gaming, the Asphalt 6 HD plays smoothly in W while it sometimes lags in SL... (due to higher processing power of W)

Additional apps: in W you have polaris office which is the best office apps, while SL you dont have this.

OS: In W you have gingerbread already, while in SL still have froyo (still waiting in vain for the gingerbread update if you are from asia)

Now, if you are going to choose between the 2, choose W, it will never disappoint you.

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  • 2011-11-22 07:44
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Its price is closer to galaxy ace.

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  • 2011-11-22 06:31
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> In reply to huhu @ 2011-11-18 12:17 from IVQ4 - click to readHi huhu. How much did you get it for in Malaysia?
Thanks.

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  • 2011-11-22 03:08
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> In reply to rkoforever90 @ 2011-11-21 10:11 from fC8S - click to readW I8150 is close to the price of galaxy S.

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  • 2011-11-21 18:43
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> In reply to rkoforever90 @ 2011-11-21 10:11 from fC8S - click to readThe phone that gets the closest to this is the SL, in terms of specs and price. In our country, the W is roughly $15 cheaper than SL. Forget about Ace, SL and W are way better.xD

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  • 2011-11-21 11:03
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> In reply to rkoforever90 @ 2011-11-21 10:11 from fC8S - click to readGoogle is the answer.

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  • 2011-11-21 11:00
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-21 05:45 from w0%k - click to readhey dude,, even i m lukin 4 d same!
please sum1 help us.,,. :(

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  • 2011-11-21 10:58
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