Conclusion: Samsung nails the design of this lightweight, easy-to-control Windows Mobile smartphone, but the Saga's poor benchmark test results, sparse software bundle, and middling endurance are significant drawbacks.
Pros: True world phone that roams on GSM networks overseas. Includes full complement of wireless radios. Powerful Opera Web browser.
Cons: Sluggish. Short battery life. No IM client or V Cast support. Nonstandard headphone and interface jacks.
Conclusion: Like every other Android device on the market, you have to manage data and power consumption. There are a number of widgets and apps available in the Android Market to help you do that. But even at that, I found myself charging this beauty an average of 3-4 times a day.
Excerpt: Samsung promises that the Galaxy S II is thinner, lighter, and faster than the Galaxy S. They were able to make that correct with the Galaxy S II. The Galaxy S III runs Android 2.3 with TouchWiz. This phone is similar to the Galaxy S but much more powerful. Read on for all of the juicy details.
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Review: 4G LTE for AT&T
4 January 2012
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is one of the few smartphones available that can connect to AT&T's 4G LTE service. If that wasn't enough, it also packs a plethora[...]
Pros: Excellent screen, Excellent performance, Blazing fast 4G speeds, Useful SocialHub app for social networking and email, AT&T Live TV is a major plus, Good quality speaker, Great camera with good zoom feature, Very good battery life
Cons: Uninspired overall design, Small, hard to find buttons, Acceptable, but not great voice quality, Spotty coverage issues
Summary: With its beautiful display, excellent camera, and super-fast 4G LTE speeds, the Skyrocket is a fantastic Android phone and our top pick for AT&T customers. While its large size may give those with small hands pause, we love its slim profile.
Meizu MX vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – the underdog that can actually beat the current champion
17 December 2011
Conclusion: As you can see, the Meizu MX is pretty much equal to the Galaxy S2, and it’s even a bit faster with the updated Exynos platform, but here’s the kicker: while the GS2 still costs about $800 unlocked and without a contract, the Meizu MX will start reselling for $470, which is quite a lot cheaper.