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Hi all ...

I am interested in buying this phone, but I see that there are 2 types, an Exynos (which people think is good), and an OMAP (which seems to have the problems).

Is there any way to tell the two apart without opening the box - i.e. before you buy it?

Thanks

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  • 2012-01-10 17:46
  • NhdT
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> In reply to np @ 2012-01-10 06:45 from vwfM - click to readI got the same problem.Got samsung I9100g in I9100 box

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  • 2012-01-10 12:39
  • PT@U
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U guys sure will encounter lots of lagging/ hangging pro with G version. NON G version is using Cortex-A9 CPU which able to cop up to 4 core compare to Cortex-A8 max up to dual core for G version. To understand more, look at this:

http://www.arm.com/products/pr...rs/index.php

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  • 2012-01-10 10:00
  • tu6y
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> In reply to newmember1234 @ 2012-01-08 17:46 from vGVp - click to readI have also same problem. I purchased SG S2 I9100 on the box code is also same but the device is I9100G. Samsung is cheating to people. I have raised complain, let see what happens.

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  • 2012-01-10 06:45
  • vwfM
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i dont understand with this device...it will getting hot when i surf the internet and play a game.

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  • 2012-01-09 19:34
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> In reply to napster @ 2012-01-08 15:32 from PS6k - click to readi agree with you i just bought this phone few hours ago i was using iphone 4g iphone have a amazing internet speed but glaxy 2 just slowest as compare to iphone 4g or 4s

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  • 2012-01-09 19:10
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> In reply to newmember1234 @ 2012-01-08 17:46 from vGVp - click to readi had sent email to Samsung official website regarding my I9100G phone always hang, still waiting for reply, but i will not put hope on it if this is a strategy that Samsung pushing such a product, it will lose customer confident

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  • 2012-01-09 15:21
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This is an inferior/sub-standard product that Samsung is pushing into Malaysia and Indian markets because of the unsuspecting public there. There are still charging exorbitant price for this piece of Junk. I bought this phone. It does get heated up very quickly. The total actual space available on this is only 11Gb whereas it is printed as 16Gb on the box. There are slight screen lags because of the underclocked processor. This is sheer discrimination by Samsung to be selling this junk in some countries just because they have to meet demand in other countries. Samsung is definitely headed in the wrong direction by doing this! Not fair.

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  • 2012-01-08 18:29
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I'm one of the person who got cheated by assuming I9100. I bought this in Samsung authorized showroom. In the box it was mentioned as I9100 and even in the bill it was mentioned as I9100 and not 'G'. But when I came home and reboot the device I got to know that its I9100G

I'm going to send mail to Samsung. Also I'm thinking to raise complaint against Samsung for this issue?

If anyone would like to join me please reply

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  • 2012-01-08 17:46
  • vGVp
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wifi signal for the static ip, worst compare than
S plus and corby 2. how to say...realy not understand.

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  • 2012-01-08 15:32
  • PS6k
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I love my Galaxy SII . . .

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  • 2012-01-08 12:33
  • t7Cn
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> In reply to Peej @ 2012-01-07 16:58 from HCHq - click to readNo doubt Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 is a great phone, fast response, nice and clear photo and video captured and playback, but the latest model I9100G (please note, this is G model) always hang, not only i'm having the problem but also a lot of users having the same problem (don't believe me, please scroll down and read all the comments and complaint from other users), if the phone hardware and chipset is causing the problem, i doubt the new coming android OS ICS can solve the hang problem. Samsung, you had built a great phone S2 I9100 in the year 2011, i hope the 9100G will not spoil all the hardwork, please fix the I9100G problem.

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  • 2012-01-08 12:26
  • NPx7
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Absolutely fantastic. 10/10. I looked long and hard for a leading smartphone (iphone 4s, Sony's Ray and Arc and the S version, HTCs and the Droids) and this kept coming out top on all the Youtube and phone website reviews. The speed is excellent and unflappable no matter how many things are open, downloading, synching. The resolution is fantastic: crisp, bright, fast and responsive screen. The keyboard is both Qwerty and 1-9 traditional and is very intuitive and easy to correct autocorrect (unlike an iPhone). The apps are endless, of course, but the functionality as standard is great - Samsung have thought this through and added integration to email, Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, all sorts and their own hub containing apps and add ons. It synchs seamlessly to a PC via Kies Air (wired or wireless). It is SO light and surprisingly easy to hold and pocket, given how it is a few mm taller and wider than most. The camera and video are very good, with geotagging etc. Plus it links easily to my TV so I am happy as a pig in S**T :D

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  • 2012-01-07 16:58
  • HCHq
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will this phone get ics???

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  • 2012-01-07 13:13
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> In reply to danni @ 2012-01-06 20:20 from iwpE - click to readjust go to android market on ur phone or click on samsung apps on ur phone ,,, where u get lots of apps to download ,,, free as well as paid apps

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  • 2012-01-07 12:44
  • vG%d
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Guys....I could you tell me how to install apps & software to the phone please .....
If any one knows the sol plz help me.
Thank u

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  • 2012-01-06 20:20
  • iwpE
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hi guys,,, anyone can help me my samsung s2 was suffered fast battery drain in 1 day,anyone can give me a alternative ways to minimize battery comsumption,im only using for net surfing and very minimal games using...pls,,share some ideas...thanks

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  • 2012-01-06 20:20
  • g8XY
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im having poor battery timing my galaxy s2 19100g cnt last more than a day and if i use wifi it lasts only for half day is everyone experiencing this problem

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  • 2012-01-06 09:34
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feel cheated by samsung regarding so call s2, this is my last samsung phone...

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  • 2012-01-06 08:52
  • PS6Y
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> In reply to ray1522 @ 2012-01-02 08:42 from tVqQ - click to readNope , This isn't the phone of the year for 2011, It's a totally different phone with the external shell of the SGSII. The phone of the year is the SGSII i9100 international(EXYNOS). What this is , is just a phone that has been watered down to make it affordable (Asia only) and just happens to use the SGSII look to fool people into thinking it's a different phone (Marketing)

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  • 2012-01-05 18:24
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