Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II - user opinions and reviews

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Except for the big and bad design, this is a good phone.

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  • 2011-05-12 09:24
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> In reply to mark2jag @ 2011-05-11 19:08 from nxb% - click to readwith regrads to my previous comment about S2 not sending text messages internationally, im not stupid and have tried my sim in 4 or 5 different handsets, and they all work fine. the galaxy s2 will not send international text messages and comes up with an error message saying failed all the time. If i reset the phone completely then it will allow the sending of just one text message complete with delivery report but after the first message any further messages come back with a failed report meaning not delivered......
Incidentally UK text messaging seems unaffected. Samsung cant or wont help despite going to their head office, Phones 4u Camberley dont seem to give a damn, so unless I can get IT sorted then I'd really be ooking at getting it returned. Like i said before in the review I still rate the phone but it doesnt do what I NEED IT TO DO so therefore its NO USE TO ME!!!!!

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  • 2011-05-12 08:54
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just got this phone a couple of hours ago, first thing it is big but it feels really good in the hand. Screen is amazing and it is blazing fast. I picked up a gps signal within ten seconds and that was indoors. voice app works really well and the navigation by voice is amazing. Haven't had a chance to do much else but will post back when i've spent a day with it.

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  • 2011-05-12 08:30
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Well Well well, congrats to all the s2 users out there. you guys are lucky ones who have got it first in your country!! we here in Mid east are still waiting and hoping that it might come soon.. And to all those S2 haters out there, i guess u should sit down with samsung designers and get ur choice done :).. And please stop commenting on the back cover!!! its cool!

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  • 2011-05-12 08:26
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S2 looks just huge. Too wide and too long. Is it a phone or something between phone and tablet..?

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  • 2011-05-12 08:19
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> In reply to [deleted post]I am an iPhone 4 fan, but you are a troll. If you like iPhone 4, say good things about it in iPhone 4 section. if you dislike something in particular about SGS2, state it. But mindless trolling, neither Samsung fans, or true Apple fans appreciate. Reported you, on behalf of real Apple fans, who do not troll.

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  • 2011-05-12 08:08
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Hold off on purchasing this phone peeps... The samsung Galaxy S III comes out later this year... The specs will blow your mind!!!

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  • 2011-05-12 07:14
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Is it available in Saudia now?

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  • 2011-05-12 07:04
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Hi
can anyone tell me hows the sound quality of Music Player and Video Player of this phone.
we all love Sony and Apple phone bcoz of the Sound quality of music player as well.
i am waiting for this phone from past 6 months, as some pple here already bought this phone.
Kindly share your views for Music player and video player sound quality of this phone.
Thanks in advance.....

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  • 2011-05-12 06:05
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> In reply to vikram @ 2011-05-11 03:09 from vG1F - click to readWaiting for this baby.....when will it arrive in Singapore?

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  • 2011-05-12 05:20
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Iphone 5 will never be made/ realized coz samsung will not sell anymore to apple thier hardware, no, not anymore. Huhuhu, too sad, what is a software without the hardware?

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  • 2011-05-12 05:07
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> In reply to [deleted post]Ya !!! I agree ...Anonymous, you really a crazy person, are you some sort of terrorist ?

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  • 2011-05-12 04:54
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Guys, two questions:

1. what is the aspect ratio of this phone? for example iPhone has a ration of 3:2 and Nokia N8 has 16:9... But I don't know the exact aspect ratio of this one.

2. Does Android 2.3 support Unicode characters (Particularly Persian language characters)?

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  • 2011-05-12 04:51
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> In reply to [deleted post]WOW, dude! You really must hate this phone! Calm down! It's just a phone! It will be outdated two years later and something new will come out! Go get a life, dude! you are Pathetic!

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  • 2011-05-12 04:46
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To all people who was desprated waiting for this phone. If you want to have this phone to maintain its quality and performance, please do not rush them (Samsung) too hard. Normally for for Asian people tend to ignore the quality once it come to quantity, they will rush to fulfill the demand of customer and will ignore the quality of their product.

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  • 2011-05-12 04:39
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> In reply to em @ 2011-05-11 20:58 from 3AxW - click to readHello Dude,
i wanted to know that is the voice texting really there in the SGS2....does the phone gets hot while charging and howzthe screen touch of this phone rate it according to 10...thankx...Cheerss

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  • 2011-05-12 04:32
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do u know how much it is?

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  • 2011-05-12 04:10
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I have a Galaxy Ace and I definitely prefer the texture black surface than the white plain surface? Why? I'm afraid to drop it. Having that textured surface makes it easier to grip. (Just not a fan of capdases as well)

I think the SGS II's back cover was designed with this thought in mind. You do not want to drop such an esquisite piece of technology!!

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  • 2011-05-12 03:14
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i have been dreaming about this phone on daily basis too. hahaha.

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  • 2011-05-12 03:14
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Several things (all about the back cover)
# 1 ... There must be something wrong with the phone (there isnt really) so people pick the back cover to complain about as that is the phones weakest point.
# 2 ... For those comparing the phone to a Ferrari engine being placed in a KIA. Its not the whole casing its just the trunk on the back of the Ferrari!!!
And finally .....
# 3 ... If you really cant stand the back cover, and your face explodes in serious boils in an allergic reaction to the back cover of the phone. Then wait 2 months I'm sure there will be at least 10 3rd party companies making back covers to make ding bats like you happy.

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  • 2011-05-12 02:55
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