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Its finally coming to the UK may 1st!! my contact ends on may 5th so i am just waiting to get my hands on this bad boy. i just wish vodaphone would offer unlimited internet data plans since that will be one of the main uses for me. i also really want android devs to make a native android video calling app like facetime. would be so much easier and better quality than qik etc. maybe in the next android 2.4? oh and saying samsung is copying iphone is like saying the mac copied pc.. its silly guys stop..

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  • 2011-04-12 14:22
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This phone good, i want phone soon, when out is this phone?

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  • 2011-04-12 12:47
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best phone ever made...thank you samsung

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  • 2011-04-12 12:17
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what is the meaning of java- via third party application and what are the good application

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  • 2011-04-12 11:45
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Does this phone has following features?

1. Playing .mkv(Blu ray) files directly?
2. Play .avi files
3. USB on the go is there? This feature is not mentioned anywhere other than GSM Arena
4. HDMI port
5. Call recording option
6. Using LED flash as Torch functionality
7. Video ringtones
8. Y it is not designed to support 3D as like LG Optimus 2X
9. Whether 32 GB internal is confirmed in India?
10. Does it have similar audio effect like Sony mobiles [Arc etc]?

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  • 2011-04-12 11:18
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waiting for this phone..i guess it has everything that im looking for a phone...love it!!!

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  • 2011-04-12 11:17
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RELEASE IT MAN ,,,,we have already heard alot about it,,its time to do hands on..

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  • 2011-04-12 11:01
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one more realese date now !!! christt...for god sec,stop realesin just so called "official realese dates" x-( realese the actual product damn8 !!! we' had enough of this 'official realesin date' sheet now...give us the product by this month end or jst get lost now...u f@#%kin as%^lessss x-( limit is a limit....

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  • 2011-04-12 09:16
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If this is a copy of the iphone, then apple needs to look out as its copys are better than itself.

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  • 2011-04-12 08:03
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hey u all guys who are writing dese crap comments...
you must be knowing that even a person is not 100% perfect in everything...
and this is a electronic device...
no one is forcing you to take it...
if u like it take or else u can choose wateva u like...
dont go on comparing like fools...
try to write some good information about the phone(review or some advantages & disadvantages)....
so that it becomes easy to choose for the person

according to my experience, no mobile is perfect.
so choose the one which can atleast fulfill ur 75-80% of ur needs....

good luck to all guys who get this cell.....even me caz i am also planning :)))))

PEACE....

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  • 2011-04-12 07:42
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-04-12 02:31 from Mfy8 - click to readIts probably more of a general comment. One can see the subtle influence that iPhone has on Samsung. Compare the change in shape from Galaxy S to Galaxy S2, from slight curve to more straight lines, just like iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4.

An even more direct example would be the Galaxy Tabs, where Samsung themselves admitted they went back to the drawing board, to change it, after seeing the iPad 2 launch.

So, direct copies? Probably not, but the influence is surely there, as admitted by Samsung themselves.

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  • 2011-04-12 07:15
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> In reply to Prateek Gupta @ 2011-04-12 02:24 from vGeL - click to readThat's cool, I'll check it out. Thanks!

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  • 2011-04-12 04:08
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lol at the comments such as it is an 'iphone copy' Yeh cause 1.2 x 2 processor, 8 megapixel camera etc. etc. is on a model of the iphone ???

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  • 2011-04-12 02:31
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> In reply to Momino @ 2011-04-12 00:40 from 012q - click to readHi,
You can use the app 'NoLed' for LED like notifications on your screen.

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  • 2011-04-12 02:24
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Dual-core 1.2ghz bla bla bla bla bla...
1 speaker?
Thanks for the offer, but I'll have to pass.

Samsung please come with a better design and I'll give you my money.

When will we see multicolored LED notification when I have a miss call? I don't want to turn on the screen on my phone that is on the table every single time I get back from the bathroom or wherever I get back from.

I miss the old days of Samsung with multicolored LED notification.

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  • 2011-04-12 00:40
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Iv'e heard from a friend that S2 will be released here in the Philippines this May2011. Hope we can get a price quote soon. I'm pretty excited to have this phone and looking forward to have it as a Christmas present for myself or maybe next year ☺ I must say i'm more ecstatic now with Samsung that with Sony Ericsson before.

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  • 2011-04-12 00:24
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this plays mkv files guys. even the wave plays mkv. samsung rockssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • 2011-04-12 00:12
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Here is a video where Pre-Release of the Galaxy S II having a serious problems with Auto-Rotation and only after restarting, Auto-Rotation works again.

Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_kyCbEUUaQ

Problem with Auto-Rotation since 6:50 till the end of video.

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  • 2011-04-11 22:37
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> In reply to Prateek Gupta @ 2011-04-11 20:55 from vGeL - click to readI would definitely go for the gs2. First of they said there was an issue witht that shrek game on the galaxy. Also that is the benchmark between the 2x(released) and the gs2(pre production). There is something that hadn't been fixed yet that had an obvious major cap on the gpu. Idk if its just not finished or a bug or what but its almost gaurrenteed even besides the cpu increase that the performance should be much better when its released. And as you can see nothing looks better then the super amoled plus. Also almost everyone saying the battery isn't big enough hasn't even had their hands on this phone let alone a dual core phone. Although I agree it could always be bigger. We will see. The only thing I'm worried about is that it might not have epic speakers. Beside up to 64gb mem, 1gb ram, 1080p 30frs, 8.49mm, 4.3 super amoled plus, and even in pre production it had a very nice and smooth ui and one of the best ever in internet browsing with flash.

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  • 2011-04-11 21:44
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the Galaxy S II, will be available in the United Kingdom on May 1st

Good news for those of you reading this from across the pond. Samsung has let it be known that its new flagship handset, the Galaxy S II, will be available in the United Kingdom on May 1st. The company confirms that the S II — which will be knighted with the model number GT-I9100 — will indeed have its processor upgraded to 1.2GHz as rumored last week. Other specifications include a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 21Mbps HSPA+ radio, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with 1080p video recording, front-facing camera, and the Gingerbread operating system (Android 2.3). Price was not specified, but Samsung noted that the handset would “be available in the UK across all major networks and retailers.” The official press release is after the break.

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  • 2011-04-11 21:39
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