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    According to the article here on AC the Samsung Galaxy Round is set to release in Korea today with no information on whether or not it's going to be released to different regions. If it were to release in your area, would you get it?

    I could see myself getting into this device if it came over to the US and hit AT&T. The thing that catches my eye is the tilt-based interface. I think it would be cool to be able to check your phone for messages just by tilting it towards you while it rests on a table. It also seems like the curved form factor would feel better in your hand. I currently have the Note 2 and sometimes think it would be easier to maneuver with one hand if it was a little bit curved.

    So what does everyone else think about the Samsung Galaxy Round?
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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    No. Spend less money and get the Note 3.

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    No. Spend less money and get the Note 3.

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    I would have to agree here. The cost of this device is ridiculous when the Note 3 is a great device.

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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Valid points but I don't think any carrier would price it in the $1,015 range because it would never sell.
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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Specs aren't all that bad....but the price is a definite downside.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Specs aren't all that bad....but the price is a definite downside.
    Quote Originally Posted by VDub2174 View Post
    Valid points but I don't think any carrier would price it in the $1,015 range because it would never sell.
    Most likely not but if they did we wouldn't see a lot sold. Specs are decent too. I was surprised to see the large screen size.

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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eclipse2K View Post
    Most likely not but if they did we wouldn't see a lot sold. Specs are decent too. I was surprised to see the large screen size.

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    I think for right now, it might be hard for US carriers to subsidize.

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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eclipse2K View Post
    Most likely not but if they did we wouldn't see a lot sold. Specs are decent too. I was surprised to see the large screen size.

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    Decent? They're the same as the Note 3's but with a slightly smaller battery

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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    Decent? They're the same as the Note 3's but with a slightly smaller battery

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    And no S-Pen, which is the reason to want a Note 3.

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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin O'Quinn View Post
    And no S-Pen, which is the reason to want a Note 3.

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    I know, but I was replying to his comment that it had decent specs not what the phone has.
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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    I have the note 3 since day one and I won't give it up for this phone no way! The note is a beast and ran everything and anything I tried on it with no lag whatsoever

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    Can't say yet that I would get it but I definitely want to check it out in person so I can make that decision. Plus I want to see how it fits in my pocket and if it will actually curve to my thigh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidN1966 View Post
    I have the note 3 since day one and I won't give it up for this phone no way! The note is a beast and ran everything and anything I tried on it with no lag whatsoever

    sent from my note 3
    This phone has the same processor...so no lag either

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    no way...no s pen....and i think the form factor is hideous....
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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Call Apple nonnovative. Call Samsung downright foolish. Curved display? Really? Christ.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesish View Post
    Call Apple nonnovative. Call Samsung downright foolish. Curved display? Really? Christ.

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    What's wrong with it? They're not marketing it as the best phone ever or telling everyone to go buy it. It's just another option you have. Believe it or not, there has to be SOMEONE out there who would love a phone like this.

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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    What's wrong with it? They're not marketing it as the best phone ever or telling everyone to go buy it. It's just another option you have. Believe it or not, there has to be SOMEONE out there who would love a phone like this.

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    I'm thinking that person would be me

    I like the design because it's definitely something different. I'm all for trying this phone out.
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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Just imagine if the curved display is the first step in making a phone more flexible. Samsung already has highly flexible screens. No more people accidentally sitting on their phones and crushing them.

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    Default Re: Would you get it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Just imagine if the curved display is the first step in making a phone more flexible. Samsung already has highly flexible screens. No more people accidentally sitting on their phones and crushing them.
    Right now they have the flexible screen on top and the components in a small box at the bottom. Looks kind of weird

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