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Old 28th January 2011, 17:06   #1606
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Has anyone any idea if the Samsung Galaxy 3 & 5 are capable of handling 3G network?
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Has anyone any idea if the Samsung Galaxy 3 & 5 are capable of handling 3G network?
Galaxy 3 - Yes
Galaxy 5 - Probably Yes
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Old 28th January 2011, 17:43   #1608
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Frankly,i'm surprised people still consider the wildfire,"text is still readable" is not a plus point for a 14k phone.the samsung/lg/motorola optionsw are MUCH MUCH better.
And the screen resolution hits you when you realise that most of the games/apps on the android market do not run on the wildfire because of its odd resolution.its processor is sub-par too
Save your money and go for the optimus one-the current mid-range winner
Frankly, I am surprised that there is so much fuss over the gaming abilities and screen resolution of a phone. A phone is a phone, it's not a HD TV or a gaming console.
Now, this can be argued that, if you are paying this much why not have better specs but a phone is not bought on it's gaming abilites and HD resolution screen.
Frankly, the three things that tilted me towards HTC is
1)Flip it over to silent, a very handy feature when you are in important discussion and phone rings or when you get a unwanted call.
2) Has a flashlight function which is needed coz, it's the phone which is always close to you and you will reach for it the first thing in darkness.
3) It's a HTC.

I would play games on my phones and watch even videos on it, but that would only be for a very short time when I have nothing much to do or am waiting for someone or there is no electricity and i am getting bored. And these short time usage should not affect your decision if you are buying a phone for long term. That satisfaction should come when you hold it in your hand. For all other usage HTC wildfire offers more than other phones.
Getting too long ah!! I'll stop it here.

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Old 28th January 2011, 21:17   #1609
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^^^ If the flip to go silent feature was a big reason for you to choose the HTC Wildfire, pardon me for possibly making you regret that decision.

SilentHover

This small 20kb app will do it on any Android with a proximity sensor.

Note: Haven't tried it myself yet.

If your phone has a flash, I'm guessing there should be some app. that will enable it to be used as a flashlight too.

In case there are some who don't know - if this is a v imp. feature, there are many cheap feature phones that have this function. Don't need an Android for this.

Wildfire has the lowest screen resolution in the market right now. IMO HTC should have discontinued and replaced this model by now. Again, IMHO, if screen res. is not bothering you, you probably don't even need an Android. There are cheaper feature phones that will do all this basic stuff.

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I am not sure you might like these, still following apps I have it on my Nexus S.
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Some here : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/gadget...hlight=android



Both Mini and Mobile are available on Android.


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Thanks a lot guys, will check out these apps

I am loving the experience so far
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Old 28th January 2011, 22:52   #1611
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Today got my GF a early birthday gift, a Xperia X10, I wanted to get her a HTC Desire Z but she LOVED the looks and I knew she wont use the functions much so, I got it. Costed 23900 at Alfa with Bill and Warranty and the cost without was 18000.

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Has anybody installed Google Sky Maps? It's a super cool app! Especially those who like to look at the sky and stars at night, will find it extremely useful. It has a time travel feature which lets you see the changes in the orientation of celestial objects over time from any time to any time.
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That Xperia looks great! If only SE had not abandoned it!

Clevermax: Tried to play any HD videos on the Desire yet? How does it perform?
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@dry: I am yet to play any true Hd video in this device... will try it today
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so guys any word on the Moto DEFY yet? Im really interested in the phone just to dunk it in a glass of water and watch people's reactions
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^^^ If the flip to go silent feature was a big reason for you to choose the HTC Wildfire, pardon me for possibly making you regret that decision.
Not at all, I don't regret my decision at all. The phone has been delivering for what I have bought it. First of all, I was not aware of silent hover app. So my decision at the time of buying my phone is still correct. I don't regret my decision one bit, yes but I would agree that if I had more moolah to spend, I would have got a different phone.

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If your phone has a flash, I'm guessing there should be some app. that will enable it to be used as a flashlight too.
In case there are some who don't know - if this is a v imp. feature, there are many cheap feature phones that have this function. Don't need an Android for this.
I know for a flashlight you don't need an android, but what the heck if you are getting it both together ?? Makes me happy!!

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Wildfire has the lowest screen resolution in the market right now. IMO HTC should have discontinued and replaced this model by now. Again, IMHO, if screen res. is not bothering you, you probably don't even need an Android. There are cheaper feature phones that will do all this basic stuff.
hehe!! Again the same thing, see I have the phone and I am using it and I am not aware if you have seen and experienced the Wildfire's screen personally. I have written it before, I'll repeat it here : I downloaded videos from Youtube, converted to .3gp format and then played on the phone. It was good to my eyes or probably my eyes are bad
I hope one day you can experience Android on your HDTV, if the screen resolution matters so much for android.

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Has anybody installed Google Sky Maps? It's a super cool app! Especially those who like to look at the sky and stars at night, will find it extremely useful. It has a time travel feature which lets you see the changes in the orientation of celestial objects over time from any time to any time.
I installed it yesterday, have not gone through all the features of it, but yes it is a super cool app.
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Android addicts, just found a useful write up on Complete Guide for Google Android where it illustrates the strengths, tips & tricks of an Android Operating System

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Hope this will be helpful for newbies like me.

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Anyone having an LG Optimus One P500 confirm if Adobe Flash is working in their browsers? When I bought the phone I knew that this phone wouldn't support Flash. But on the box it says

- Latest Android(TM) Platform Froyo 2.2
- 8.1cm HVGA Capacitive Touch LCD
- 3G Tethering - Wifi hotspot
- 3MP Camera
- Adobe Flash v10.1
- HSDPA 7.2

But I don't seem to get Flash working on any site.
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Got the LG O1 yesterday
Here is a quick review

What I Like

+ High capacity Battery
+ AF camera with manual focusing option(Yes I mean what I said)
+ 18 fps VGA video
+ Multi touch
+ Big screen
+ Non Glossy body
+ Music quality
+ 600MHz CPU with 512 mb ram
+ Accelerometer & Proximity sensor
+ Office document editor
+ DivX/XviD support
+ Nokia E63 flipcase compatibility with minor modifications since
Filip case for LG O1 not available in market now

What I don’t like :(

- FM reception is poor
- Music Sound out put speaker is just above average
- little heavy
- Lots of pre loaded unwanted applications
- No flash

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Will someone please let me know if this will work on reliance/tata?

for 14999 its a SUPERB deal

eBay India: Best CDMA phone Android HTC DROID INCREDIBLE Reliance (item 160538841945 end time 05-Feb-2011 12:57:04 IST)
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