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The Swype input in Galaxy S will be a special feature revolutionising the texting.

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  • 2010-04-28 11:14
  • MB15
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> In reply to Guest @ 2010-04-28 10:19 from PWKf - click to readThe Galaxy S introduced is only a proto type and in reality it will come with Flash and RAN clearly specified. When iPhone 4G (which is 0.5 mm thiner than Galaxy S)comes with a flash, Galaxy S will have flash indeed.

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  • 2010-04-28 11:12
  • MB15
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> In reply to Guest @ 2010-04-28 10:19 from PWKf - click to readRAM is 512. It's not clear yet whether there will be a flash or not.

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  • 2010-04-28 10:26
  • M8T2
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Who can tell me about RAM size of this phone?
and confirm this phone have flash on camera?


Thank you very much

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  • 2010-04-28 10:19
  • PWKf
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> In reply to Rajdeep @ 2010-04-28 06:29 from P5J6 - click to readYou're kidding right? These phones have nothing to compare. The N8 is a multimedia phone, just for shooting pics and video. The galaxy is on another scale completely.
If you want to speak spec wise only the samsung galaxy far surpasses the X8 It's not even comparable.

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  • 2010-04-28 10:18
  • M8T2
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Nikia N8 lanche , it price is Rs 22000 or 470 USD in inda. I will hope samsung galaxy price is Rs 17000 or 380 USD in india.If price is above the 380 USD the Nokia N8 is better option in india.

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  • 2010-04-28 06:29
  • P5J6
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everyone complained about no flash for the phone, bring a touch light for the night...hhahhaa

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  • 2010-04-28 04:48
  • uH{m
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-04-27 14:36 from MB15 - click to readThe ONLY thing better in N8 than in Galaxy S is the camera, EVERY other thing is worst..from screen to processor, built in mem, HD recording and reproduction, OS, apps, etc.

So pls compare apples to apples, N8 is a super 5800xm...no more no less.

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  • 2010-04-27 18:11
  • Spay
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-04-27 14:36 from MB15 - click to readSymbian^3 is just ugly : I don't like Nokia GUI of this OS

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  • 2010-04-27 17:23
  • MwMH
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The high end Nokia N8 is expected to hit UK market with the price tag of 325 GBP in third quarter - this price factor will be a big challenge for Galaxy S. Unless resonably priced, it is worth waiting for N8 istead of wasting huge money on Galaxy S which doesn't have HDMI and has only 5 MP

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  • 2010-04-27 14:36
  • MB15
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Hello People, I just finished reading most of the recent opinions. Anyone has clue on when the Galaxy S & Beam are gonna get released? I know 2nd qtr but believe that by now we should have had the fixed date in hand. Inside news anyone???

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  • 2010-04-27 09:33
  • tE%K
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COMING SOON 3Q, 4 2010
Galaxy s PRO with keypad qwerty
4" same spec.

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  • 2010-04-27 05:10
  • PVg6
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I have been waiting for a good android with the qualitys of this calibre,,i am sold..

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  • 2010-04-27 04:37
  • 9A9p
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excellant has all the top specs

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  • 2010-04-27 04:32
  • Bw@5
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ok, so i've emailed a couple online vendors and asked specifically if their Galaxy units had LED flash like their product pages claimed. they've confirmed that the phones have LED flash. but i remain a skeptic, since i havent seen a photo of the phone where the flash is visible.

so for all you out there complaining about the absence of flash - you may not need to worry after all

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  • 2010-04-27 02:49
  • qMUD
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I would LOVE to see a good dual LED/Xenon arrangement on a top-notch smartphone, but its not much of a deal breaker for me. For instance, I was REALLY rooting for the X10, but the apparent lack of multi-touch due to hardware issues put it out of the running.

Let's face it, outside of a couple phone models, flashes -Xenon or LED- are substandard anyways. I avoid using a flash whenever possible, because more often than not, they make a picture worse in all but really bad lighting conditions.
And, the lack of a flash doesn't render HD recording useless.

Of course, it all depends on what kind of user you are. I almost never use a phone camera unless I need to take a picture, and I don't have my P&S on me. If your phone is your primary or ONLY camera, then I can understand

How many top-shelf smartphones have a great camera with a great flash? Not many. Even the X10 only has a LED flash. I would think that once manufacturers consider what is most important to most of their target customers, a great flash quickly falls by the wayside. Better flashes add to bulk and cost to the unit, and are a greater drain on the battery. And for many heavy smartphone users, a camera is an essential but ultimately secondary function of the phone.

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  • 2010-04-26 21:54
  • xx{L
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It has a flash!
Are you happy now?
Everybody bent out of shape of the fucking thing...and it In it.
Can WE all relax now?

Can the Android be updated to 2.2?

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  • 2010-04-26 21:09
  • nmNX
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REALLY NOT FLASH ??? If that's true, too bad. Prefer S8500 or I8520....

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  • 2010-04-26 14:39
  • iJ8@
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full spec Samsung GT I9000 GALAXY S 16GB
Expected:Release;Date:
May, 2010
Physical_Attributes
Dimensions
(width x height x depth):
64.2 x 122.4 x 9.9 millimetres
2.5 x 4.8 x 0.4 inches
Bounding-Volume:
77.8 cubecentimetres
Mass:
118 grams (battery included)
Software-Environment
Embedded;Operating-System:
Google Android 2.1
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Operating_System-Kernel:
Linux 2.6.29
Microprocessor,_Chipset
CPU_Clock:
1000 MHz
CPU:
Samsung Hummingbird
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Width:of-Machine+Word:
32 bit
CPU-Core:
ARM Cortex-A8
Level+1_cache:
32KiB data cache / 32 KiB instruction cache
Instruction-Set:
ARMv7
Memory,-Storage+capacity
RAM;type:
Supported
RAM_capacity:
256 MiB
ROM+type:
Flash EEPROM
ROM_capacity:
15600 MiB
ROM:capacity-in_bytes:
16.36 GB (billion bytes)
Graphical;subsystem
Display+Type:
color Super Active Matrix OLED display
Display:Color:Depth:
24 bit/pixel (16777216 scales)
Display+Diagonal:
4 " (102 millimetres)
Display;Resolution:
480 x 800 (384000 pixels)
Viewable_Display-Size:
2.07 " x 3.44 " (52.48 x 87.46 millimetres)
Dot+Pitch:
232.3 pixel/inch (0.10933 millimetre/pixel)
Graphical:Controller:
PowerVR SGX540
Audio+Subsystem
Audio_Channel(s):
stereo sound
Analog/Digital Converter
(Recording):
16 bit nominal quantization
48000 Hz sampling frequency
Digital/Analog Converter
(Playing):
16 bit resolution
48000 Hz holding frequency
Microphone(s):
mono sound
Loudspeaker(s):
stereo sound
Audio-Output:
3.5mm plug
Cellular-Phone
Cellular;Networks:
GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS900, UMTS1900, UMTS2100
Cellular-Data:Links:
CSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Cellular;Antenna:
Internal antenna
Call:Alert:
40 -chord melody (polyphonic)
Vibrating:Alert:
Supported
Speakerphone::
Supported
Control_Peripherals
Positioning-Device:
Multi-touch screen
Primary+Keyboard:
Not supported
Directional:Pad:
Not supported
Scroll:Wheel:
Not supported
Interfaces
Expansion+Interfaces:
microSD, microSDHC, TransFlash
Supports High Capacity (SD 2.0/HC) memory cards with capacity of up to 32GB
USB:
USB 2.0 client, Hi-Speed (480Mbit/s)
USB Series Micro-B (Micro-USB) connector
Bluetooth_(802.15):
Bluetooth 3.0, Internal antenna
Wireless;LAN/Wi-Fi;(802.11):
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, 108 Mbit/s
Internal antenna
Infrared-Gate:
Not supported
Multimedia_Broadcast
Analog:Radio:
FM radio (87.5-108MHz) with RDS radio reciever
Proprietary headset as antenna
Digital-Media_Broadcast:
Not supported
Satellite:Navigation
Built-in_GPS-module:
Supported
GPS-Protocol:
NMEA 0183
GPS_Antenna:
Internal antenna
Complementary-GPS-Services:
Assisted GPS, Geotagging
Built-in;Digital:Camera
Sensor+Type:
CMOS sensor
Resolution:
2560 x1920 pixels (4.92MP)
Autofocus-(AF):
Supported
Optical_Zoom:
1 x
Macro:Mode:
Supported
Built-in+Flash:
mobile light (LED)
Camcorder:
1080x720 pixels , 30frame/sec
Recordable_Image:Formats:
JPG
Recordable+Video-Formats:
3GP, MPEG4
Built-in-Secondary_Digital_Camera
Sensor_Type:
CMOS sensor
Resolution:
640 x480 pixels (0.31MP)
Camcorder:
640x480pixels
Recordable_Image-Formats:
JPG
Power:Supply
Battery+Technology:
Lithium-ion battery
Battery+Build:
removable
Battery_Capacity:
1500 mAh
Additional:Details
Built-in;accelerometer:
Supported
Additional-Features:
built-in digital compass
GPRS Class 12
HSDPA 7.2
HSUPA 5.76
mDNIe
Bluetooth stereo audio profile (A2DP
AVCRP)
Chrome Lite Browser
Google Search
Google Maps
Gmail
Google Calendar
Google Talk
Android Market
Datasheet:State:
Preliminary specifications
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  • 2010-04-26 11:56
  • PVg6
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> In reply to nk 5800 @ 2010-04-26 04:38 from sE8v - click to readMulti-tasking has never been a problem with Android OS

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  • 2010-04-26 09:22
  • t7K%
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