Dante, 15 Apr 2011The expandable microSD card needs to be "mounted" when it is used, and "unmount... moreDante your post connected the dots. Nokia & Samsung d/w this differently sofrom knowing the HOW in each, I now know the WHY. Great thanks.
its been proved that the galaxy s2 is better than the htc sensation
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Hyperboy, 16 Apr 2011yes, it has HML output which plays Full HDHML and Hdmi is same?
Hi, is the processor for this new Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II faster than Iphone 4 processeor? cos so far iphone 4 processor is the fastest in surfer net.
Kindly pls advise.
guys i am looking at changing my phone. I had been using the Nokia E71 for about 2 years now and was reviewing some phone any suggestions on the new ones on the block? My usage includes email, browsing and running the office communicators online.
sgs2 has hdmi or without hdmi? Sonyericsson,motorola,nokia,htc got hdmi for a new device, how about sgs2? Where is hdmi?
480x800 ? Common ... I am Atrix user and today I saw nexus S on Bestbuy and it looked so grainy compared to my phone.Now 4.3 inches and same res.?
sunny, 16 Apr 2011having used samsung i9000 galaxy s before...i want to ask will this need to be rooted to work ... moreThat's standard procedure dude. You have to root a Galaxy phone and install a lag fix and this Galaxy crap 2 is no different. If you don't know how to hack or root then stay away from this phone. Good thing there are better alternatives to this phone like the Nokia N8 and E7. Both will work suprb right out of the box and you don't have to root them and install a lag fix. Give the N8 and E7 a try and you will be happier and you'll be able to do more.
having used samsung i9000 galaxy s before...i want to ask will this need to be rooted to work right? will this need lag fix? since that experience, i went to HTC. but this sure looks like a very good device. i want to also ask...will this take a minute or to boot up? anyone?
Dante, 15 Apr 2011The expandable microSD card needs to be "mounted" when it is used, and "unmount... moreI do tune in daily just to catch up. This is a post I wish I could find more of on a daily basis. There are others of course you read when you end up learning something that you did not before, this post is one such SUBLIME. 'Linked' my Nokia & Samsung user guides as both these approach it differently. THANKS. @ Anon ymous re N8 this was a phone I considered however the Nokia changed the battery to a non user changeable so meant carrying a charger & not a spare. Reliability issues with the N8 factored in my decision not to "go Nokia". But just 1 example of 'practicality' re SGS2 Atrix say Samsung decided to include a spare battery a thing Nokia could not do, so I would still have that worry with the N8. Even with the N8 12Mp camera the phone the other choices are other dual core phones
[deleted post]NOKIA N8 doesn't have such technical specifications as SAMSUNG Galaxy S II...
um, good review, great pity about the SD card...
and you still have no clue about how long the battery lasts???????
Anonymous, 15 Apr 2011Hi, Just take care while you are thinking of giving output to tv via MHL port. current tvs... moreNo, you are wrong, their support it, just not all TV's can charge device (in our case mobile phone).
April12th, 15 Apr 2011gsmarena have previewed this phone again called second encounter what is new to me is this on... moreThe expandable microSD card needs to be "mounted" when it is used, and "unmounted" from the system before it is removed to prevent possible damages to the hardware. However, users forget to "unmount" before they pull out the card, so Samsung made it hardwarecally impossible to pull out while the battery is attached.
Just take care while you are thinking of giving output to tv via MHL port.
current tvs dont support it and you will end up buying convertors. I say HDMI port still better option. See link
gsmarena have previewed this phone again called second encounter
what is new to me is this on page 2
"Underneath the battery cover you can see the microSD card slot, the SIM compartment and the 1650 mAh battery. The microSD card is unfortunately not hot-swappable. Surprisingly, the SIM card is."
why make the simcard hot-swappable? any technally minded have an answer why they have chosen this route
This seems like a great phone; I am hopeful that a version with T-Mobile USA bands become available soon; would be great if it had AT&T and T-Mobile bands like the G2X. However, the main point that I wanted to make is regarding the lack of a dedicated camera button. I prefer buttons, but it doesn't seem too many manufacturers include that in their design (I can only think of Sony Ericsson at the moment). There is an app that will let you choose certain hardware keys to take a picture. The app is called Camera Zoom FX. You can choose the volume up/down button or any other hardware key (except the power button) to take pictures. It also lets you take a picture by just tapping anywhere on the screen. There are PLENTY of other photo options as well. It costs just under $5 in the market. Just thought I'd share...