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Old 4th February 2011, 23:24   #1711
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Why would anyone want to buy this over the Desire HD except perhaps for the AMOLED screen.
an AMOLeD screen is a BIG plus,the desire HD has a normal LCD,not even SLCD like the desire
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^^ Exactly. Screen is the only thing that seems to have a 'little' edge over Desire HD, some reviews claim its the gorilla glass. But, if it was, I think Dell would have advertised it no ends!! Other than that, HTC beats it hollow.

Anyways, good thing is Desire seems to be coming down to 20k levels!! Maybe a few more weeks and it'll breach this barrier!
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Galaxy 5 has been replaced by samsung galaxy "pop"

same price,better specs,2.2 froyo
Looks good. And at an amazing price too (Pre-order at 9k).

Samsung Mobile Price: Buy Samsung Galaxy Pop S5570: Price, Reviews: Flipkart Mobiles

However, here are the shortcomings:
Colors - 256K
CPU: 600Mhz
GPS: Yes, With A-GPS Support (Does this mean it has integrated GPS too?)
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I too want to disable contact sync

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Rather than completely turning off sync or data as mpksuhas has suggested, you could just turn off contact syncing.

Settings > Accounts & Sync > (click on your gmail account) > Uncheck "Contacts"
Rehaan, When I go there I see contacts/Calendar/gmail But no option to make a selection, I tapped on Contacts & it synced it
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Have you guys seen this happening? Galaxy S GPS is latching on to Satellites and locking on the position within seconds (not even half a minute) on a cold start. I've seen this happening in my phone nowadays and all I did was to get 3G activated.
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Can't stand the wait anymore. Going to Alfa tomorrow to pick up the HTC Desire or HTC Desire HD.
Unless you guys have some other phones for me to look at :-)

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Did you get the phone ? Which one and more importantly @ what price ?
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an AMOLeD screen is a BIG plus,the desire HD has a normal LCD,not even SLCD like the desire
The Desire HD does have an S-LCD screen.
The Dell Venue's AMOLED display, while better than the S-LCD, wouldn't match the Super AMOLED displays found in the Galaxy S / Nexus S.

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Dell Venue has Gorilla glass.
Dell Venue - Full phone specifications
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Have you guys seen this happening? Galaxy S GPS is latching on to Satellites and locking on the position within seconds (not even half a minute) on a cold start. I've seen this happening in my phone nowadays and all I did was to get 3G activated.
Could the the quick lock be due to A-GPS?
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Did you get the phone ? Which one and more importantly @ what price ?
Haven't got it yet but will be going today. My heart is all set on Desire HD, had a nice extended session at Croma yesterday and was sold.
Was so excited could not sleep properly the whole night.

I will get it from Alfa only if its cheaper than Flipkart.
Does Desire HD have gorilla glass like Desire?
Edit: No it does not. Not that much of a big deal, I just have to be a bit careful.

Cheers

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Haven't got it yet but will be going today. My heart is all set on Desire HD, had a nice extended session at Croma yesterday and was sold.
Was so excited could not sleep properly the whole night.

I will get it from Alfa only if its cheaper than Flipkart.
Does Desire HD have gorilla glass like Desire?
Edit: No it does not. Not that much of a big deal, I just have to be a bit careful.

Cheers
Same here - was blown away with the session at Croma.

Keep us updated when you get it. I am looking at getting it too.
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I picked one up. It is quite good and intuitive. Migrating contacts was easy. Main issue is battery power gets over. Have yet to use full potential since 3G is not enabled properly
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However, here are the shortcomings:
Colors - 256K
CPU: 600Mhz
GPS: Yes, With A-GPS Support (Does this mean it has integrated GPS too?)
O.T, A-GPS is a pro and not a con. A-GPS or Assisted GPS is a added feature along with the integrated GPS chip. Its there to help the GPS lock faster to the satellites using the data network of the service provider. However this feature can be turned off on the devices and the GPS would work without it.
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Haven't got it yet but will be going today. My heart is all set on Desire HD, had a nice extended session at Croma yesterday and was sold.
Was so excited could not sleep properly the whole night.

I will get it from Alfa only if its cheaper than Flipkart.
Does Desire HD have gorilla glass like Desire?
Edit: No it does not. Not that much of a big deal, I just have to be a bit careful.

Cheers
I personally though the Desire HD was a little TOO big. I think the Desire itself is just fine, lol.
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Same here - was blown away with the session at Croma.

Keep us updated when you get it. I am looking at getting it too.
Good thing Croma had a live piece. Any idea how much would it cost at Alfa?



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I personally though the Desire HD was a little TOO big. I think the Desire itself is just fine, lol.
I agree even my wifey thinks its too much, but yeh dil maange more :-)

Now I need to figure out how to migrate my contacts from a Windows phone to the Desire (HD). Any ideas?

Cheers
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