AnonD-39775, 24 May 2012hi. i have htx one x with only 20 hours stanby, with a little talk time, no internet, no 3g, n... moreYou have to take many things into consideration.
First iPhone is the only phone Apple works on. Next that it has a non HD tiny little 3.5inch screen. Next its underclocked. 4th IOS is crippled and doesn't need as much because it doesn't do as much.
These things will give it a slight edge in Battery life.
Sadly even though Apple are one of the few that actually use a lithium polymer battery they make it physically so tiny so that at about 1/3 or 1/4 the size of a normal battery it has almost the same capacity. This is one of the biggest things that help them achieve such a slim and short device. They could've given everyone at least an 1800 or 2000 math battery...but they are apple.
Anonymous, 24 May 2012Last I checked, most people who seem to be making a big difference about these milliseconds in... moreTypical for someone to take something that performs better in almost every way and make it seem like everything it does better is meaningless just cause its better. Lol. Good job trolling.
Anonymous, 24 May 2012actually its cheep because of the word SAMSUNG lollllMost widespread, powerful, inventive, and innovative means cheap?
hi. i have htx one x with only 20 hours stanby, with a little talk time, no internet, no 3g, no nothing,display light at minimum, but is charghing 3 hours full. i also have iphone 4s with over 50 hours in the same conditions like those described at htc one x. iphone 4s is charging in maximum 2 hours. how about galaxy s3? is like htc one x or like iphone 4s? because htc one x is a real horror!!!
Anonymous, 24 May 2012Last I checked, most people who seem to be making a big difference about these milliseconds in... moreIt does not feel cheap! Have you actually felt it, or do you only think it will feel cheap because of the "word" "plastic"! You can not lump polycarbonate together with regular plastic despite the fact that polycarbonate is a type of plastic, because of the general connotation that "plastic" is cheap and flimsy. This is not at all the case with polycarbonate, which actually can be on par with the Kevlar fiber case found on the Motorola RAZR. With the rise of polycarbonate, it may be time to reset our definition and ideas about plastics. Polycarbonate isn't just a "fancy name", it's a completely different class of material. The casing of the Samsung Galaxy S III is not the same as the material used on keyboards, mice, game controllers, or remote controls. That's regular plastic, which can certainly be cheap and not feel very nice. But, polycarbonate is no more the same material as that as is Gorilla Glass compared to glass used in a champagne flute.
AnonD-49280, 23 May 2012Baffles the hell out of me whey soooooo many people are making such a big thing about minute d... moreLast I checked, most people who seem to be making a big difference about these milliseconds in differences between smartphone performance are Samsung supporters (because I guess there's not much else about the GS3 that impresses them).
Second, the argument that the GS3 uses polycarbonate as well is really tired. No one is saying the GS3 isn't durable. They're saying it FEELS CHEAP. Yes, it's a purely superficial idea, but it's still important to a lot of average joes who want a premium feeling phone rather than one that feels like a toy. I'm sure millions of android spec nerds will pick up this phone anyway.
AnonD-49280, 23 May 2012Baffles the hell out of me whey soooooo many people are making such a big thing about minute d... moreActually I absolutely agree with you.
My point is not about needing to be the fastest, etc... It's GSMA now claiming that this IS without doubt the case with SGS3, whereas their own reviews in other articles shows this is NOT clearly the case.
My personal view is more to say that Samsung has the current ability & tech to have made the SGS3 a clear(er) class leader in all areas - hence my and many others feelings of disappointment.
I think it's a bloody good phone, just not bloody brilliant.
And your right about the cases - don't judge without trying. But perception IS important, especially when your paying top dollar. People do expect to get a quality product through & through when paying a quality price. If it was made of Kevlar or the same ceramic used on the Space shuttle heat shield people would feel their expensive cutting edge tech investment is protected by something special. Yes the S3 is made of polycarbonate, but the look of that polyc is cheap & flimsy; not like (say) the 'quality look & feel' of the polycarbonate of the Nokias.
Give me the SGS3 phone inside a HCT OneX case with a SAmoledPlus(RGB) screen and at 1500Ghz - is that so much to ask?
Oh, or maybe with this design :-)
AnonD-55886, 22 May 2012Was really excited about this new phone, but the Audio quality still isn't as good as my exist... moreSorry, your likey wrong on both counts.
The SGS3 in particular has been noted for it's excellent sound codecs and subsequent sound quality & volume - both in headset and speaker.
Granted, the colours on S2 are strong/bright. They only seem 'fake' to people who are used to screens with duller colours. All my friends with iP4 and 4S's get me use my S2 to take pics because they like the S2 pics better... they say it takes brighter, better coloured images then their phones.
AnonD-49280, 22 May 2012People complaining about the size of this handset in parrot like fashion don't know the simple... moreEhem sgs III-S is made from Polycarbonate you can research about that. Its only glossy because of the hyper Glaze coating
Meehhh!!!, 23 May 2012Does it run 1920 x 1080 resolution files at full HD ( 1080 p ) smoothly??? Undoubtedly
AnonD-55886, 22 May 2012Was really excited about this new phone, but the Audio quality still isn't as good as my exist... more@Waynester
How would you know that your iphone 4S sound better? You have yet to owned a S3. Also 64GB is no different to 16GB iphone. If the 16GB sound quality is not as balanced as the S3 then what make the 64GB sound better? :) from the result table I can see that S3 sound is rather good comparing to iphone.
Common sense mate.
Does it run 1920 x 1080 resolution files at full HD ( 1080 p ) smoothly???
AnonD-49280, 23 May 2012Baffles the hell out of me whey soooooo many people are making such a big thing about minute d... moreGorilla Glass IS still only glass but everyone know Gorilla glass is very much stronger than glass, and polycarbonate is stromger than "normal" plastic!
rcl4444, 22 May 2012That's the problem here - GSMA have themsleves reported that SGS3 is NOT the fastest phone:
... moreBaffles the hell out of me whey soooooo many people are making such a big thing about minute differences in the speeds of these devices that will barely show up in day-to-day use of any of them.ALL of them will be lightning fast and will do exactly what they have to with ease,so what if the One X opens web pages 0.4 second quicker than the GS3 does.Don't forget these are benchmark tests carried out purely to give a yardstick to compare them to each other,maybe it would be better to wait until they come out and have been used by actual people in everyday life to judge them for what they are.
And again why are so many people getting hung up on what the case is made of without having even picked one up in real life? Or more to the point what Samsung call the material it's made from,polycarbonate IS plastic.
"A plastic material is any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic solids that are moldable. Plastics are typically organic polymers of high molecular mass, but they often contain other substances. They are usually synthetic, most commonly derived from petrochemicals, but many are partially natural."
AnonD-23828, 22 May 2012Why is mivroSIM disadvantage?Because most of the carriers donot manufacture a Micro SIM. and models with micro sim need a separate holder to insert/remove comfortably.
AnonD-55886, 22 May 2012Was really excited about this new phone, but the Audio quality still isn't as good as my exist... moreThe Audio-quality will be perfect thanks to the drivers "Voodoo Sound" from Google Play by Supercurio!
The backpanel IS strong polycarbonate, NOT plastic!
Polycarbonate is to "plastic", as Gorilla Glass is to glass!
AnonD-55342, 22 May 2012"Samsung has come up with the name “Hyperglaze” for the specific finish of the utilized p... more... and for this reason PA put 9,4 over 10 as vote to the S3, best mark ever for a smarthphone.