- 08-18-2010, 12:49 PM #2
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1 GB internal ROM of which only about 440 MB is useable, also BGR is reporting some lack of customizations like deleting home screens and customizing the grid on the screens. Also the lock/unlock screen is relatively boring/uninspired from what I understand. However hopefully all of these won't be a serious problem with 2.2 and rooting. However the internal storage is still a potential worry.
- 08-18-2010, 12:51 PM #3
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- 08-18-2010, 01:46 PM #5
Theknown dissapointment? Well that it isnt a EVO lol. Nah serious now receiption like on all Samsung Phones and the low memory internal since most apps still get saved to the phone and not to the card and it running 2.1 is even not able to do it. So you are limited to what install there are quiet a few apps that take a lot of memory. Also the The lack of Sense and that even so the Screen is very ver very nice it isnt the most battery saving screen. And still not the best in sunlight. But other then that it will be a good phone.
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- 08-18-2010, 05:13 PM #12
Like all things in this world - we all have OPINIONS - one's assessment or opinion shouldn't sway yours, that is unless your not a follower....Buy the phone if you want to or not- try i t out for 30 days< and if YOU are not satisfied be it WHATEVER reason...... Return
- 08-18-2010, 05:25 PM #13
-Asphalt 5 demo (bloatware)
-dull lockscreen compared to fellow Galaxies
-no Samsung music player (I loved it)
-no add/remove homescreens
-no daily briefing widget
-Touchwiz 2.5... unfinished version of an already half cooked UI
-no FM radio
Capacitive buttons and GPS also worries me but ill reserve that judgment to when i actually use it
Last edited by Mike20PR; 08-18-2010 at 06:32 PM.
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- 08-18-2010, 06:38 PM #18
if they are gonna give us touchwiz anyway, id rather have all its goodies or nothing... its worse to have the cartoonish UI anyway and not being able to at least customize it to your liking (or tolerance lol) or all its features
ill get the epic anyway because im stuck with a stock-unrootable 2.2 evo and the fps thing is driving me nuts!!! lmao, and the fix destroys the battery since its not really a fix but a hack to make the screen refresh twice as often... thats bad m'kay...
- 08-18-2010, 08:18 PM #19
Wait- are custom fonts also removed? Shoot what did they leave IN THE PHONE?
If all of this is thrown out- they should not be allowed to brand this a Galaxy S phone.
I was suspect about the home icons - that was mentioned at the announcement of the phone line- but the lack of all these system apps, and now the suggestion of no font support... I based my purchase on the additional choices that Touchwiz provided and the keyboard- to remove many of these- just makes this a terrible skinjob. Maybe I should wait for the G2 at this rate...
I'll test drive the Epic for 30 days- but the more news Samsung / Sprint release on this phone the less I like it. No wonder they kept the phone details secret for so long!
- 08-18-2010, 08:30 PM #20Retired Moderator
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This really is making me frustrated. I was buying this phone, so I wouldn't have to root, but I guess it'll be necessary. Is there ANY good news left? It seems like everything we find out these days is negative about the Epic and it makes it sound like the Epic Fail. Well, nothing I or even we can do about it without rooting. Oh well
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- 08-18-2010, 10:47 PM #23Retired Moderator
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Anyways, let's find some positive things in the Epic.
My contribution to the goodness of the Epic.
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