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Big-Screen Phone Or Tablet? What Android Device To Buy?

by: glennApril 24, 2011

Tablets are a relatively new entry to the Android ecosystem but even so, they’ve quickly become a popular gadget to have. Being always-on and always connected has made it the go-to gadget for checking email, catching up on social sites and browsing the web. On top of all that, some versions can even make and receive calls, turning them into an ideal all-in-one device. Some of the models to currently out (as of this writing) are the HTC Flyer, the newer Samsung Galaxy Tab models and the Motorola Xoom.

Meanwhile, device makers noticed that bigger screened phones measuring 4.0 inches and up have been well-received by Android fans. Where once only a handful of large display [...]

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The World’s Most Powerful Android Smartphone? Samsung Galaxy S II Benchmarks Revealed

by: Darcy LaCouveeApril 16, 2011

Oh yeah! Things are really starting to heat up in the Android Superphone Wars of 2011. The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S II , powered by a Samsung built 1.2GHz  Exynos dual-core processor, breathlessly broke the 3,000 mark on Quadrant. While it should be known that these numbers are preliminary, and Quadrant scores themselves for dual-core devices are still a subject of debate, it is looking like the Galaxy S II has the hot hardware to beat the Atrix, G2x, EVO 3D, Optimus 3D, or virtually any other phone you can think of.

Samsung is not messing around, and reacted rather quickly (back in February) to the LG Optimus 3D’s excellent performance by raising the [...]

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HTC EVO 3D vs. Samsung Galaxy S II: Extreme Android Superphone Standoff!

by: Darcy LaCouveeApril 12, 2011

Alright fellow Android Superphone followers, here it finally is – Android Authority’s Extreme Superphone Standoff: the Samsung Galaxy S II vs. the HTC EVO 3D. We review and compare all of the important areas below. Read on to find out which one is the victor!

Form & Design

Aesthetically, we have to say they are both remarkable looking devices. To think how far we have come in such a short amount of time is nothing short of remarkable. The trend towards slender, svelter, long and angular designs looks, to us, both modern, and futuristic. While some will consider both devices too large for everyday use, they most likely aren’t reading this page. Either [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S II Release Date for UK: May 1st!

by: Darcy LaCouveeApril 11, 2011

Great news Android phone fans! One of this years hottest phones, the Samsung Galaxy S II is set to be released on May 1st in the UK.

Arguably one of 2011’s Android Superphones, the Samsung Galaxy S II is packing 1080p video recording, 1GB of RAM, and a 4.27-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, which we can assure you, is probably the best one around. Plus, it’s got an excellent 1.2Ghz dual-core processor to boot.

Samsung has told us that the Galaxy S II will be available on-contract all the major UK networks as well as unlocked from British retailers as of May 1st. The price on has also dropped by £100 to £499.99, SIM free, which is a lot better then [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S II Clears FCC, Release Dates Confirmed for Europe

by: Darcy LaCouveeApril 6, 2011

Arguably one of the most impressive phones set to launch this year, the beautifully appointed Samsung Galaxy S II – is really the flagship of flagship phones. With its mesmerizing Super-AMOLED Display, Dual Core processor, 1GB of RAM, beautiful and incredibly svelte form factor, it is sure to be one of the must-have dual core Android phones of 2011.

Back in late March, the Samsung Galaxy S II was put through the gauntlet of testing the FCC mandates that each phone go through. Our inside sources have told us that it has indeed been approved, and will be available on AT&T. As for ironing out a specific date, it’s still unfortunately too early to tell, but [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S II Release Date and Pricing Revealed

by: Darcy LaCouveeFebruary 28, 2011

[UPDATE: May 3rd, 2011]

The release date for the UK, Germany, and the rest of Europe has been pushed to early May. For those you from the US, it’s likely it will be released on major carriers like Verizon as early as July 14. Read our full article here.

It’s still looking like it will take some time for this amazing piece of technology to hit North American shores. It’s slated for release sometime in July in Canada, and you can read more about that here.

Performance Unleashed

Read our full review on the Samsung Galaxy S II’s performance – as it’s looking like the most powerful smartphone in the world currently [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S II impressions

by: Darcy LaCouveeFebruary 14, 2011

Now, please direct your attention to a phone that has the potential to steal the Motorola Atrix’s thunder – the Samsung Galaxy S2. The Samsung Galaxy S series has, thus far, been Samsung’s most successful foray into the world of Android Smartphones, and the Galaxy S2 is looking to be a new and improved version, offering incremental upgrades in nearly every respect.

It’s packed full of latest and greatest in everything mobile tech has to offer. Most importantly, it possesses an AMOLED 4.3 inch display, which is absolutely incredible. You can rest easy that it will be able to provide high resolution, high contrast images, video, text, and web pages in all but the [...]

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The Best Android Phone in 2011

by: Darcy LaCouveeFebruary 2, 2011

The development of technology has hit near insanity. Only one year ago, a 550Mhz Phone like the Motorola Droid was considered a hot piece of kit. Today, people are going ballistic for dual core 1Ghz to 1.2Ghz phones with shockingly high resolutions, massive 1930mAh batteries, and a jaw dropping 1 gigabyte ram on board to handle the users every whim.

That being said, everyone wants to know: What is the best Android Phone in 2011? It’s hard to definitively say this before World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, but as it stands right now, in the beginning of January 2011, and after all the CES madness, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect for the next 6-8 months or [...]

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Dual Core Android Phones in 2011

by: Darcy LaCouveeFebruary 2, 2011

[UPDATE May 5, 2011] Check out our latest amazing spreadsheet that has every single Android Superphone compared!

Here at CES, things are crazy! 2011 is shaping up to be an amazing year for Android Phone enthusiasts all around the world. 4 inch plus screens are going to dominate the market as more and more people will make it their mainstay device. With the Optimus 2X, LG launched the first salvo in the dual-core battle and having a dual-core processor will soon be the standard for high-end mobile devices. We should see a surplus of devices in 2011 which have multi-core processors and this can only be a great thing for consumers.

Having a dual-core [...]

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