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this thing is awesome....just check it out in hands then comlain me anything like plastic body n all....if any body hates plastic thing then go buy an irom metal cover...hehe but this thing is more than awesome....TOTALLY IMPRESSED..

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  • 2011-05-10 14:10
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-10 13:44 from mTWB - click to readyes,totally agree^^

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  • 2011-05-10 13:58
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why so many ppl hate samsung?if u think this product doesn't suite u then don't buy it.its simple.stop arguing about the plastic material or whatever design of the sgs2,even if u win the argument in this forum but in reality u gain nothing.so what's the point of arguing about it. if u are a iphone fanboy or se fanboy read this comment and pls stop complaining at this forum coz i don't think u would buy this phone either.so goodbye.

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  • 2011-05-10 13:54
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> In reply to [deleted post]No need to engage them. Trolls are on all the comment boards. Also, no need to bash the rival company, that's what they want us to do. They seem to get a satisfaction from the reaction.

As a common sense Samsung fan, I don't think you go around bashing Apple generally. I myself am an Apple fan, but see no point in bashing Samsung. As far as I can see, fans in general love discussing the good points of the gadgets the love. Trolls on the other hand, love to bash and put down gadgets. That is the difference really.

The trolls have this strange need to live in this one brand world. Sad really. Anyway, enjoy the tech, ignore the trolls.

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  • 2011-05-10 13:44
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Pretty weird,
People complain about this phone's quality,but they forget how Apple iPhone had Antenna and Sensors problem?!
This "cheap plastic phone" DOES do simple phoning at least :p
Get a life!You can simply buy a cover for this phone...,AND btw,this phone is one of the most thinnest and is low on weight...

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  • 2011-05-10 13:29
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For me I think this phone is a best phone among other best phone, and I'd recommend
To use it as I got it now and it work quite smoothly too. The reason that I love and bought this phone it's not that it look like iPhone 4 but I love what it has inside.

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  • 2011-05-10 13:09
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> In reply to gadget enthusiast @ 2011-05-05 20:04 from Hxd5 - click to readUAE.Dubai.
Just one unit available on souk.com
(as of this morning)
The Pathetic seller prices it at 4000 AED.
What is more pathetic is the fact that someone will buy it.
In a country free from tax and vat, it should sell at 2000AED.

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  • 2011-05-10 12:42
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The biggest miss take that samsung always do is ugly back of there devices.. every other things are good.. :)

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  • 2011-05-10 11:30
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> In reply to ansfido @ 2011-05-10 09:22 from 2ICy - click to readThere is no evidence in saying Korean parts are of low quality. If that's the case then u are saying every mobile phone manufacturer has poor quality parts in them. Samsung is a leading distributor for memory, processor and screen matrix etc to many companies such as Nokia and Apple. The only reason screens got better in mobiles is due to Samsung as they upped the game with AMOLED which meant more competition in this area (good for the consumer) Apple had to find a solution to AMOLED and their answer was the retina display which by the way is a good tech. In regards to making profit,as Samsung manufacture their own components the cost to the customer is considerably less than it would be for say Apple or Nokia as those companies need to pay licenses to Samsung for the components and their delivery thus passing on the excess in cost to the customer.

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  • 2011-05-10 11:18
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> In reply to RONALD @ 2011-05-10 10:00 from vG{n - click to readRead the camera comparison between sgs 2 and sonyericsson arc at mobile-review.com. Then command.

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  • 2011-05-10 11:03
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> In reply to knightrain @ 2011-05-10 09:37 from vxAe - click to readyou must some sort of PR for Samsung, or somethin'..

Actually, even Koreans don't think well of Samsung or LG or Hyundai.. they are THERE, so what can they do but buy them, right?? But quality? hell, no. Samsung is a PARTS SUPPLIER, first and foremost. If a single part, say a Dual-core CPU unit, is what sells, then they get it from their warehouses and slap it on each and every phone they make.. Design? WHAT is that? "copy iphone to be sure" is their philosophy.

But one thing is for sure, Samsung is THE place to go to if you need parts, ANY parts, and you want them parts to be CHEAP. So I will not be surprised if Samsung slaps a TV unit with Blu Ray on their smartphones tomorrow -- they got the parts for that too.

But design? sorry, you are in the wrong department.

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  • 2011-05-10 10:33
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Any ideas when Vodafone UK will release the S2 on their network?

Thanks....

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  • 2011-05-10 10:15
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If this phone has any back-illuminated CMOS image sensor like sony ericssion new expria or iphone 4 for taken pictures in dark then we can call this great phone is PERFECT but sadly its camera is simple with led flash and 8mp, for camera department samsung has not done any innovation for this phone.

But it is very close to be perfect ;)

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  • 2011-05-10 10:00
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> In reply to ansfido @ 2011-05-10 09:22 from 2ICy - click to readGet a life dude, cheap plastic, yeah right. A plastic back that can be bent into a circle and not lose its shape, That must be cheap plastic!!!!. I have had a lot of Samsung phones that were plastic and metal and there build quality is always second to none. The look of this mobile is fine and i will spend all my time looking at that amazing screen and using that awesome processor. 8.5mm dude, f***** amazing!!!!

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  • 2011-05-10 09:37
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> In reply to DannKaiser @ 2011-05-10 08:53 from PxNv - click to readHave you actually touched it, ever?! Buy one then comment

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  • 2011-05-10 09:36
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for your info, Korean always manufacture a super high specification and advance products such cars (exmp: Hyundai & KIA), super flat LCD tv, computer, mobile phone etc. But the quality of their products are very very low and cheap. If you can maintain the korean car on the road for at least 5 years, you can be the luckiest person in the world.

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  • 2011-05-10 09:22
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Yeah, I love the Gs2 Specs and everything. Especially the Super Amoled plus display and the Exynos processor. The only thing i "dislike" about the phone is the built qulity, its just too plasticky. But it's really a great phone. I think Second to it, would be the Htc Sensation.

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  • 2011-05-10 08:53
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wow !! this phone is really plastic, the cover so soft and cheap material. Although it has a good software and latest technology but the physical phone is really cheap product. Samsung make 500% profit from this type of phone. The cost extimated around USD 120.00 and it can sell till USD 600.00. Think before you buy.

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  • 2011-05-10 08:49
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> In reply to philm @ 2011-05-10 08:13 from mX73 - click to readShould have read,,,,

.Dont know why they have 4 new icons over original sgs which are,,

Music Hub,Games Hub,Readers Hub and Social Hub.

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  • 2011-05-10 08:36
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> In reply to azer @ 2011-05-10 07:39 from w0PK - click to readI agree with sammy lover i=idiots.
on another note i am getting more and more involved in sgs2..I keep changing and adjusting stuff all the time.I usually am bored with a fone after a week but this thing gets better and better..Audio is better than sgs which i said was superb,,the treble is even crisper and i can push it more without that horrible scratchy shrill effect..the effect is when someone says "S" or cymbals when it goes horrible.If anyone knows if they have used a new wolfson DSP chip please tell.

I change the wallpaer from live to static then play a game,then i am listening to music ,then using google docs and then taking test photos then trying video then twittering then online its just so good.I have got dropbox on now which is a first and torch using LED on front screen.Dont know why they have 4 new icons over sgs which are,,

Music Hub,Games,Readers Hub ans Social Hub.The reader is good you can get lots of books,i used aldiko or something on sgs but this is weell cool.I must try the video editor to see how it copes with 1080p.There is built in polaris office but have not tried these as using google docs but nice.Samsung suggests gives a list of trending app downloads it seems.

I am still exploring everything and getting used to it one week on.

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  • 2011-05-10 08:13
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