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Old 8th November 2012, 11:09   #12346
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Which is the most lag-free android phone in the market?. I am moving from my iPhone to android. Other requirements are > 4.5 inch screen and no budget constraints.
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Which is the most lag-free android phone in the market?. I am moving from my iPhone to android. Other requirements are > 4.5 inch screen and no budget constraints.
I too moved off from Apple to Android for now, giving the IP5 a miss.

In terms of speed with a stock ROM - it's the Galaxy Note 2 - I don't believe that there's anything faster than it. Quad core 1.6 GHz with 2 GB RAM and a 5.5" display that is indulgence. It comes with JB out of the box. The Galaxy S3 and HTC 1 X come next. The SGS3 has a 4.8" display and awaits a JB update. Both Samsungs have a micro SD slot should you choose to expand storage. IIRC the HTC does not. For better performance try custom ROMs.

I purchased a Note 2 last week and gave my S3 to my wife. She loves it after using a Nokia E72 for years.

PS - Try the Note 2, it is a really large phone "Phablet" as it is called and the size isn't to everyone's liking.

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I too moved off from Apple to Android for now, giving the IP5 a miss.

In terms of speed with a stock ROM - it's the Galaxy Note 2 - I don't believe that there's anything faster than it. Quad core 1.6 GHz with 2 GB RAM and a 5.5" display that is indulgence. It comes with JB out of the box. The Galaxy S3 and HTC 1 X come next. The SGS3 has a 4.8" display and awaits a JB update. Both Samsungs have a micro SD slot should you choose to expand storage. IIRC the HTC does not. For better performance try custom ROMs.

I purchased a Note 2 last week and gave my S3 to my wife. She loves it after using a Nokia E72 for years.

PS - Try the Note 2, it is a really large phone "Phablet" as it is called and the size isn't to everyone's liking.
Yes i am checking out the note 2. I really like it and the best price that i am getting on it is 36200/-. Will buy it on or near diwali.
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Anyone tried UCCW? (Ultimate Custom Widgets) It is an awesome widget application with which you can create just about any widget with your own selection of text, color, images and background.
I just had a casual look sometime back, will checkout again. For now, just using its analog clock widget. From the videos I saw, sure looks promising. It can substitute for practically any widget out there!

Oh and by the way, got tempted and changed the DPI to 241 first and then 260, from the stock 320. I really like the smaller icons, won't be going back to 320 anytime soon now.
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Yes i am checking out the note 2. I really like it and the best price that i am getting on it is 36200/-. Will buy it on or near diwali.
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Galaxy Note 2 is simply an outstanding gadget, and a far more refined than than my Galaxy Note :-(.

But check out the price you stated again. I am sure Rs.36200/- is far too high, as it is available around Rs.35,000/-. Alternatively consider buying online at sulekha.com in the following link at Rs.34,500/- Enjoy.!
http://deals.sulekha.com/samsung-gal...00-white-28539
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Galaxy Note 2 is simply an outstanding gadget, and a far more refined than than my Galaxy Note :-(.

But check out the price you stated again. I am sure Rs.36200/- is far too high, as it is available around Rs.35,000/-. Alternatively consider buying online at sulekha.com in the following link at Rs.34,500/- Enjoy.!
http://deals.sulekha.com/samsung-gal...00-white-28539
The price that i posted was from a samsung exclusive store. Outside i am getting it for 35000 but ii dont trust those guys.
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For how much you are getting N7 32GB version? It is one of the best 7 inch tabs out there.
Right now wifi only 32gb is @ $299 & 3g is expected to be $50 more. These are Australia prices.
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Jelly Bean images were released for India version of Galaxy S3 few minutes back.

http://www.sammobile.com/firmware/?page=8&view=7947

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Jelly Bean images were released for India version of Galaxy S3 few minutes back.

http://www.sammobile.com/firmware/?page=8&view=7947

Thanks bro I'll update the SGS3 right away.
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Are there any good Android phones coming out in the next 2 months in the 25-30k budget? Have been using Nokia N79 since past 4 years.

Checked out the Sony Xperia S for 29k & Samsung S2 at 26k at Ezone. Prices seem a bit steep. Any chances of reduction in prices in next 2 months? Hope the Xperia S isn't discontinued now that the SL has been launched !

Samsung S2 does seem a bit dated now but its a tried & tested phone. I feel it may well be discontinued next year!

I had a Sony Ericsson T310 8 years ago when i was in college. The phone just stopped working one fine day so i'm a bit wary of Sony. Sister has been using HTC Wildfire S since more than a year, facing a few issues with the phone so HTC is a no-no for me.

What are the other options?
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Thanks. Surprisingly there isn't a clear working method for the A100. Wonder if this will work for A100 too?
This looks good. Did you try this method? - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1842908
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Are there any good Android phones coming out in the next 2 months in the 25-30k budget? ....

What are the other options?
Look no further than the Nexus 4. Time will tell if LG maintains the US pricing or tries to go premium here. If you are okay with no warranty, we might get the 8GB version for 20-21k here in the next few months.

Lots of ifs and buts right now, better to wait till we get some concrete info on LG's plan.
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Jelly Bean images were released for India version of Galaxy S3 few minutes back.

http://www.sammobile.com/firmware/?page=8&view=7947

Hope new update does justice to the capable hardware S3 has got. ICS is slowww in S3, for screen transitions, browser smoothness and all compared to my GNex.

I am however doubtful whether the Touchwiz equipped JB will perform as good as a stock JellyBean.

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This looks good. Did you try this method? - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1842908
There is no tried & tested method in that thread. Probably lost steam once the a110 was launched.

Edit: There are posts in that thread stating that method on the first post doesn't work. Even the OP wasn't able to clear the queries.

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Are there any good Android phones coming out in the next 2 months in the 25-30k budget? Have been using Nokia N79 since past 4 years.

What are the other options?
Next 2 months? Nothing like a Google Nexus 4 then!

The stock android trumps any of the skinned androids anyday!
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