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getting a new phone

Postby sundaymadness » Thu, 08 Sep 2011 12:34 am

i'm torn between getting iphone or samsung galaxy s2. advice please?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 08 Sep 2011 6:52 am

Good choice. :???:

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Postby goldfishtee » Thu, 08 Sep 2011 9:22 am

I assume you're referring to iPhone 5 here. These 2 phones offer extensively vary features, so it really depends on what you want. Personally, I would get Galaxy S2 since it's Android phone, most apps are free, display is better on 4.3 inch amoled; iPhone 5 has not come yet anyway. But, if you have been an avid Apple fan, then you should stick to iPhone.

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Postby sundaymadness » Thu, 08 Sep 2011 11:53 pm

i'm not an avid apple supporter though i'm using an iphone now... thinking of switching to samsung s2. the battery life of iphone is really horrible and i don't like the fact that all my data are dependent on itunes!

at least samsung has an external memory and removable/changeable battery!

i think i'm leaning towards the samsung phone? any bad reviews about it?

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 09 Sep 2011 12:03 am

sundaymadness wrote:i think i'm leaning towards the samsung phone? any bad reviews about it?


Have you tried googling "galaxy s2 reviews"? It's all over the web if you looked.

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Postby durain » Fri, 09 Sep 2011 9:15 pm

how about a palm pre 3?

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Postby bug » Mon, 12 Sep 2011 8:08 am

get a iphone, as it has higher resale value... ;)

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 12 Sep 2011 8:47 am

bug wrote:get a iphone, as it has higher resale value... ;)


Why the hell would one buy a phone just on resale value alone?

(Don't answer that. Rhetorical question.)

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Postby ScoobyDoes » Mon, 12 Sep 2011 12:57 pm

I'm actually more torn between the Samsung GS2 and waiting for the Nokia N9 on Meego. The N9 is supposed to be able to run Android apps, should be available in a few weeks AND have turn-by-turn GPS navigation built in.

I know Google Maps on Android is useful but when driving the turn-by-turn voice commands are already worth a lot.
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Postby JR8 » Mon, 12 Sep 2011 4:30 pm

nakatago wrote:
bug wrote:get a iphone, as it has higher resale value... ;)


Why the hell would one buy a phone just on resale value alone?


I keep my phones so long, when I buy one I consider collector's value :)

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Postby ksl » Sun, 18 Sep 2011 10:37 pm

Re contract HTC Sensation for me free of charge :-|

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Postby fiazio » Thu, 22 Sep 2011 2:20 am

Here's the breakdown
Processor:
iphone 4 : 1.0 Ghz
Galaxy S : 1.2 Ghz dual core

Camera:
ip4: front VGA :o back: 5 mp
gs2: front 2 Mp back 8 MP :D

s2 has a larger size screen, on a side by side comparison the s2 looks more bright, i almost thought it was a sticker on the screen!
s2 is slimmer
s2 has expandable memory, where ip4 you are stuck!
S2 gives more bang for the buck imho

If you want the iphone specific apps/games, then theres no other option.

I'd say galaxt s2 !

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i would vote for iphone

Postby daydreamertw » Wed, 28 Sep 2011 5:25 pm

more apps that can cater to different needs

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 28 Sep 2011 6:00 pm

I guess my dopod 900 should have some collector's value as it's still working after almost 6 years. I'm in the process of retiring it (when I get used to this new Galaxy Tab).

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Postby Merlin83 » Mon, 03 Oct 2011 4:23 pm

IPHONE FTW.

Just wait for the iPhone 5 to launch, event launch should be in a couple of days.


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