11-02-2011 08:32 PM
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  1. SteveISU's Avatar
    Don't have a link, but I was under impression that the exynos was not compatible with the LTE radio?
    Maybe the 1.5 is a tick slower than 1.2 exynos, but should be close enough anyway, right?
    Would make sense or else why would T-mobile choose the turd?
    10-31-2011 04:32 PM
  2. planoman's Avatar
    I could care less what chip it has in it. It will make very little practical difference. What will be a difference is how much faster the data is on this phone in an LTE market. 12 to 15 or more mbps down! Yes, that is as fast as some home internet speeds! I doubt I will care about an Exynos or OMAP or Qualcomm processors when I am streaming as fast as wifi or using Tango to see my kids at live speed anywhere not just hooked up to wifi! (provided I get to keep my unlimited data) lol!

    Battery Life will be more important to me than the processor.

    Bring on the Skyrocket!

    I have an Atrix 2 with a OMAP dual core and had the SGSII with a Exynos dual core which I returned because I live in DFW and suspected a Samsung LTE was coming in November. The Atrix 2 got a 2500 on Quadrant and the SGSII had a 3500. In terms of practical use and "snappiness" I could not really tell a difference or a slight edge to the SGSII, not enough to keep you up at night. Most Reviews says the the Atrix 2 say it is plenty snappy enough and the UI is very fluid. Do not get wrapped around the axle before you even see the phone for yourself...I would take slightly less paper performance for a better battery life!
    HushH likes this.
    10-31-2011 06:13 PM
  3. GravityDroid's Avatar
    I could care less what chip it has in it. It will make very little practical difference. What will be a difference is how much faster the data is on this phone in an LTE market. 12 to 15 or more mbps down! Yes, that is as fast as some home internet speeds! I doubt I will care about an Exynos or OMAP or Qualcomm processors when I am streaming as fast as wifi or using Tango to see my kids at live speed anywhere not just hooked up to wifi! (provided I get to keep my unlimited data) lol!

    Battery Life will be more important to me than the processor.

    Bring on the Skyrocket!

    I have an Atrix 2 with a OMAP dual core and had the SGSII with a Exynos dual core which I returned because I live in DFW and suspected a Samsung LTE was coming in November. The Atrix 2 got a 2500 on Quadrant and the SGSII had a 3500. In terms of practical use and "snappiness" I could not really tell a difference or a slight edge to the SGSII, not enough to keep you up at night. Most Reviews says the the Atrix 2 say it is plenty snappy enough and the UI is very fluid. Do not get wrapped around the axle before you even see the phone for yourself...I would take slightly less paper performance for a better battery life!
    I live in DFW as well!

    Can't wait to get a hold of this device. I'm glad I held off on getting the regular GS2. I've had nothing but to-go phones my whole life, I highly doubt I'm going to care about what this thing has inside of it making such a large transition.
    10-31-2011 09:51 PM
  4. coreymcl's Avatar
    I also live in the DFW area and am torn between this phone and the Galaxy Nexus if and only if the GN also has LTE included. While I have already been told the GN will not include LTE, I can still hope. We'll know soon.
    10-31-2011 10:27 PM
  5. SteveISU's Avatar
    Wish they kept the textured back.
    10-31-2011 10:48 PM
  6. planoman's Avatar
    I also live in the DFW area and am torn between this phone and the Galaxy Nexus if and only if the GN also has LTE included. While I have already been told the GN will not include LTE, I can still hope. We'll know soon.
    So true! The screen resolution on that Galaxy Nexus is gorgeous! It will be hard to hold off on the Skyrocket if the initial reports are good. I plan to wait a week or so to see how it plays out. ( if I can hold out that long!)
    10-31-2011 11:09 PM
  7. chmcke01's Avatar
    I live in Kentucky and have very little hope of getting LTE anytime in the next two years. I have AT&T and I am eligible for upgrade in right at one month and was having a tough time choosing between the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S2 (original), but now I have to also consider this.

    Which phone is the best overall? My main complaints with the Galaxy Nexus is the lack of Gorilla Glass and the fact that I am told its GPU is FAR inferior to the one in the Galaxy S2.

    Any help anyone can give me in choosing a device would be greatly appreciated.
    11-01-2011 01:58 AM
  8. Chex313's Avatar
    I live in Kentucky and have very little hope of getting LTE anytime in the next two years. I have AT&T and I am eligible for upgrade in right at one month and was having a tough time choosing between the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S2 (original), but now I have to also consider this.

    Which phone is the best overall? My main complaints with the Galaxy Nexus is the lack of Gorilla Glass and the fact that I am told its GPU is FAR inferior to the one in the Galaxy S2.

    Any help anyone can give me in choosing a device would be greatly appreciated.
    and the Nexus doesn't have removable storage...that kills it for me, I use up 16GB with Video alone and I'm constantly off loading my pics and vids.
    11-01-2011 02:03 AM
  9. planoman's Avatar
    I live in Kentucky and have very little hope of getting LTE anytime in the next two years. I have AT&T and I am eligible for upgrade in right at one month and was having a tough time choosing between the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S2 (original), but now I have to also consider this.

    Which phone is the best overall? My main complaints with the Galaxy Nexus is the lack of Gorilla Glass and the fact that I am told its GPU is FAR inferior to the one in the Galaxy S2.

    Any help anyone can give me in choosing a device would be greatly appreciated.
    Have you seen the video of the galaxy nexus? That thing absolutely flies! Do not be fooled into thinking that it has an inferior GUI or whatnot such as gg. I always use a good screen protector anyway. The camera although 5 megapixel has 0 shutter lag. If you have a decent phone now, I think you owe it to yourself to wait until the new year to see if the galaxy nexus comes to at&t. 32 gb of storage is enough for my needs.

    Just my .02 cents!
    11-01-2011 07:58 AM
  10. ChrisM47's Avatar
    The Nexus made me zzz other than ICS the device wasn't that impressive for something so hyped.
    11-01-2011 08:19 AM
  11. planoman's Avatar
    The Nexus made me zzz other than ICS the device wasn't that impressive for something so hyped.
    That's the point...ICS. Some like hardware more, some like software. Some want the latest updates which you get with Nexus. You might see ICS someday on your sgsII...in time for your next upgrade in two years! lol!

    Hard to tell about a phone before holding it in you hands IMHO.
    11-01-2011 09:52 AM
  12. ChrisM47's Avatar
    That the point...ICS. Some like hardware more, some like software. Some want the latest updates which you get with Nexus. You might see ICS someday on your sgsII...in time for your next upgrade in two years lol!

    Hard to tell about a phone before holding it in you hands IMHO.
    I agree but for the amount of hype it had I feel like the hardware specs didn't live up to it.
    11-01-2011 09:57 AM
  13. Chex313's Avatar
    That the point...ICS. Some like hardware more, some like software. Some want the latest updates which you get with Nexus. You might see ICS someday on your sgsII...in time for your next upgrade in two years lol!

    Hard to tell about a phone before holding it in you hands IMHO.
    By next year we will all want flexible screens...

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJEHp15Hoo0[/YT]
    11-01-2011 10:36 AM
  14. Dranakin's Avatar
    11-01-2011 11:54 AM
  15. CZ Eddie's Avatar
    So this has the same size and resolution as the Infuse but with better "plus" technology.
    My Infuse screen is phenomenal. Can't wait to see how much better the Skyrocket will be!

    And the case is thinner, shorter and more slender than the Infuse. Amazing.
    11-01-2011 01:54 PM
  16. HushH's Avatar
    So this has the same size and resolution as the Infuse but with better "plus" technology.
    My Infuse screen is phenomenal. Can't wait to see how much better the Skyrocket will be!

    And the case is thinner, shorter and more slender than the Infuse. Amazing.
    The Infuse is SAMOLED+ as well.
    11-01-2011 02:02 PM
  17. CZ Eddie's Avatar
    The Infuse is SAMOLED+ as well.
    Not according to Samsung?

    Infuse:
    Samsung Infuse 4G Smartphone | Samsung SGH-I997ZKAATT

    Galaxy SII:
    Samsung Galaxy S

    Note all the Plus phones are listed as "Plus" but the Infuse is not.


    Edit, n/m. It is plus. They just aren't advertising it that way on the specs page for some reason.
    Sorry.
    11-01-2011 06:38 PM
  18. HushH's Avatar
    Yeah, not sure why it is not listed as such on the Specs page. Regardless, the display is certainly good enough for me, and I see no problem with the 800x480 resolution on a 4.5" screen.
    11-01-2011 07:07 PM
  19. Tom S.'s Avatar
    I agree but for the amount of hype it had I feel like the hardware specs didn't live up to it.
    Dual core doesn't really mean anything if you practically just use one. The Galaxy Nexus is optimized for dual core cpus. SGSII isn't. That is, unless I missed something.
    11-02-2011 03:03 PM
  20. titanoman's Avatar
    Dual core doesn't really mean anything if you practically just use one. The Galaxy Nexus is optimized for dual core cpus. SGSII isn't. That is, unless I missed something.
    I'm tired of people trying to justify why they don't have top-of-the-line phones by saying things like dual-core and mega-pixel size doesn't matter. Get off it.

    Sent from my SGH-T989 using Tapatalk
    11-02-2011 03:13 PM
  21. methree's Avatar
    I see no problem with the 800x480 resolution on a 4.5" screen.
    That in itself is the problem. Low resolution on a big screen is a bad combination because that means bigger pixels. That same res on a say a 4" screen would look a lot better.

    My impatients is killing me. I've been waiting to see if the Galaxy Nexus is going to make it to AT&T, but now the Skyrocket's (SR) got my attention. Looking at the quick specs would make you think the SR is an easy choice, with the GN only having a bigger screen and ICS, where as the SR has expandable memory vs built-in only, 1.5 GHZ processor vs. 1.2, 8mp and 2mp cams vs 5mp and 1.3mp, fulltime 4.5" screen vs whatever size the GN screen is when the buttons are on, Super AMOLED plus vs. non-plus. However, beyond skin deep, the GN is likely better optimized and could possibly process everything faster. The camera is super quick and takes pictures on par if not better than the i4S (based on the few comparison pics I've seen), so who cars about megapixels. The user interface is great. I'd rather have Super AMOLED with 1280x960 than Super AMOLED Plus with 800x480. I have a i3G now with 16G that I have 11G unused, so 16G is plenty for me.

    That all said, I'll take what I can get with AT&T, so if it's the SR, I'll take it. And....if what AT&T has been saying about it's "circuit switch fall back"applies to the SR, that's all the better. I went to an AT&T store today and looked at a SuperAMOLED plus (non-HD) phone. I really don't care for the over saturated colors. Is there a way to adjust the colors? I hope the SR is a bit more toned down in that regard. I'm going to wait til the end of the month. If there is no anouncement of the GN for AT&T on LTE, I'll get the SR.
    11-02-2011 07:59 PM
  22. Tom S.'s Avatar
    I'm tired of people trying to justify why they don't have top-of-the-line phones by saying things like dual-core and mega-pixel size doesn't matter. Get off it.

    Sent from my SGH-T989 using Tapatalk
    Do some research before you talk trash. I have an Atrix and the SGSII. Do you know anything about operating systems? For example, if you have a 64 bit processor but your Operating system is 32 bit you don't take advantage of the capabilities. You can't even access more that 4 GB of RAM. Stop being a d-bag running your mouth when you know jack sh@@.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I777 using Tapatalk
    11-02-2011 08:32 PM
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