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Old 13th June 2012, 19:23   #9646
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Will have one more look at that today. I think Croma was retailing it at 24699 or 24999.
I have been using Atrix 2 now close to 4 months. Love the phone for its under stated looks, solid build and 1GB RAM.

With GPRS and Wifi, batterry lasts up to 2 days, With 3G, it comes to a day,
So I turn on Wifi, where ever its available. Its much lower power consuming than the 3G radio,

Display is very decent. Camera is not all that great. But I have learnt to live with it.

At 23K, it seemed like a decent VFM for 1 GHz dual core with a GB of RAM. No one was offering the same at that price (maybe now more models would be available).

ICS has also been announced and its slated to come third quarter of this year.

To sum up, very decent out of the box usage device for a business phone
(I am not into rooting. Using it as is).
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Old 13th June 2012, 22:57   #9647
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Hi All,

Bought my Note few weeks back and upgraded it to ICS last weekend,from that time i am having problem in saving contacts and receiving calls.

Calls get cut abruptly and when contacts are saved screen becomes blank !

I have attached the screenshot after saving a contact,is anybody getting this same error?
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Old 13th June 2012, 23:02   #9648
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I just could not control and so i had to post this. Samsung Galaxy S3 is a beast of a phone. The Iphone was fast, the note was faster and we thought S2 was the fastest..Atleast i thought. But the S3 is brilliantly fast and the battery is just good as well.

S3 over Note and S2

- Brilliant screen
- Has some really fun features including social tagging and ICS 4.0.4 has some really nice features.
- Camera is good though no big difference.
- Phone feels strangely sturdier than S2.
- Great sound clarity and sound quality.
- The OS has much better feature than the current ICS of S2 or Note has.
- Overall very perky, fast and always ready for our abuse.
- GPS is tad faster than note or S2.

Build:-

Build is similar to S2 but feels sturdier
Back door once you remove them you feel the cheap plastic back door. When the back door is on the phone, the phone more or less feels like a ipod if not iphone.

Overall a great upgrade from S2.

Unless you need size of note, S3 is the way to go.
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Old 14th June 2012, 00:11   #9649
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1. Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance
2. Motorola ATRIX 2

Head2Head comparison

Anyone using ATRIX 2? Any reason why I should avoid this phone over the Samsung one?

Unless you are smitten by the AMOLED screen.the ATRIX 2 is a much better buy .
Higher resolution camera and screen,more RAM and storage and an ICS upgrade (the official version has already leaked)


Whats with samsung and this segment?in the past year it has launched and discontinued at-least 4 different models in that pricepoint.(the samsung galaxy R and the Galaxy S plus are examples)
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When i visited samsung service center, one person was complaning the same issue to the engineer. He got the software reloaded from them, i hope it solved his problem.

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I have attached the screenshot after saving a contact,is anybody getting this same error?
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Old 14th June 2012, 01:01   #9651
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Why don't you try a complete factory reset! I'm very sure all these niggles will be ironed out. Downside is you'll have to download and install all the applications again and all app data will be lost.
I tried it, even the service guy reinstalled the software but my problem was not solved. My note is still at the service center, they are waiting for the display.

MODS: Sorry for the back to back post, can you please mearge them?

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Rooted a galaxy tab 10.1 without even requiring a usb cable or a pc!

Just downloaded the superuser zip to flash, moved it to root of the storage, rebooted to recovery, flashed it and booted back. That's it.

Never thought it would be that easy for the Tab!

Additionally I flashed CWM and took a backup.
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Calls get cut abruptly and when contacts are saved screen becomes blank !
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I tried it, even the service guy reinstalled the software but my problem was not solved. My note is still at the service center, they are waiting for the display.
If everything else is not making things right, did you guys try resetting the phone to factory condition?
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Old 14th June 2012, 11:27   #9654
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I have an Xperia arc s running on Android 2.3.4.I'm unable to update the software to ICS as the latest version of Sony Bridge for mac does not recognize the phone when connected via USB cable.Any ideas ?

P.S This seems to be a common problem for Mac users.However,I'm unable to find a solution online.
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37K is a Good deal offline, however if you are ok to take the risk Online you can get it for 35,499. PM for details.
Thanks dude. I already got the Note.

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Hi All,

Bought my Note few weeks back and upgraded it to ICS last weekend,from that time i am having problem in saving contacts and receiving calls.

Calls get cut abruptly and when contacts are saved screen becomes blank !

I have attached the screenshot after saving a contact,is anybody getting this same error?
I took the Note last weekend and upgraded to ICS. So far no problems. Try to reinstall it. It should solve the problem. I successfully transferred my contacts from my BB the same day.
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@Vid6639, ampere, Bluengel180 - Thanks guys!

Settled for S Advance. Looks like Atrix 2 is no longer on Sale. Tried 3 stores; 2 of them had only the display piece, no unopened box available.

Gifted it away today morning!

OT: It did not bring out the jaw dropping 'wow' effect. I guess there are too many Samsung 'Galaxy' series phone around, and they all look very similar. Should have opted for Xperia, if only it had a bigger battery.
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I have an Xperia arc s running on Android 2.3.4.I'm unable to update the software to ICS as the latest version of Sony Bridge for mac does not recognize the phone when connected via USB cable.Any ideas ?

P.S This seems to be a common problem for Mac users.However,I'm unable to find a solution online.
Make sure your phone is connecting in Media Transfer Mode (MTP) and not in Mass Storage Mode (MSC). I successfully updated my Neo V using Sony Bridge software on Mac.
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Guys,

I got myself a Defy+ about a month ago. The phone is working extremely well and no major issues with it. I am also getting a very decent battery life on the same. Recently i noticed that at certain times the phones touch screen becomes a little slow. Lag is noticeable. I swipe from Window 1 to Window 2 and the swipe effect is seen after a few seconds. I Know its not a major issue but was just curious to know if this is a known thing with other Defy + users?

Also i feel that re-installing the software MIGHT solve this issue. BUT i am unable to find a way to re install the phone software.

One more thing i have noticed is; when my phone is plugged into the wall mount charger the screen again starts lagging. I tried with another charger too ( my dad's Lumia 710 charger) and the problem was still there.

I am not very confident with rooting / custom roms, so i am using the phone as it came out of the box.

Regards,
Guys,

Re posting my query. Can someone guide me how to re install the phone software on Defy+. Like in Nokia phones, we use the Nokia PC Suite and re install or check for updates. I am unable to find something for Defy+.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
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To do a factory reset you do not need to go to
settings. When starting your phone, hold down
the volume down key BEFORE you turn it on,
and keep it pressed. When warning triangle
appears, press both volume keys to enter
recovery. use volume keys to navigate and select
options with power button. Chose "wipe data/
factory reset" and reboot.

source- forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1554660
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@Vid6639, ampere, Bluengel180 - Thanks guys!

Settled for S Advance. Looks like Atrix 2 is no longer on Sale. Tried 3 stores; 2 of them had only the display piece, no unopened box available.
You would rarely get the Atrix 2 on stores. I bought mine at Flipkart.
I searched all the big dealer and not one of them had it. Ordered it in Flipkart and it was in my hands in 3 days flat!

Motorola Atrix 2: Price in India, Reviews, Specification: Flipkart.com
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