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Samsung confirms Galaxy S successor

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jan 2011 12:09 User comments (6)

Samsung confirms Galaxy S successor Samsung has confirmed a Galaxy S successor is in the works, with a formal launch coming during the Mobile World Congress next month.
Via a promotional ad, Samsung has teased that on February 13th they will unveil the "evolution" of the Galaxy S line.

It is unclear what the name of the new device will be, but following the recent trend, the Galaxy S 4G seems likely.

The smartphone is rumored to have a dual-core Hummingbird processor, LTE-support and Samsung's Super AMOLED display.

Samsung recently boasted of strong sales for the original Galaxy S, which hit 10 million by the end of 2010.

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6 user comments

119.1.2011 13:09

The way Samsung has handled their updates for the current Galixy S dedice, I don't know why anybody would think for a second of buying anything new from them. Screw that. Who ever buys this new phone, regardless of it's current specs, is a fool.

219.1.2011 18:26

Let's see if they disappoint just like they did with the Nexus S. That phone should have been a lot better (it should have been slimmer, dual core, sd-slot, and get rid of that cheap back cover plastic). But they (and carriers) really need to fix this late update crap.

I do like that they integrate enough of their own internal NAND memory, which is faster than SD-cards, but they should also raise the resolution on their AMOLEDS. I hope that "dual-core Hummingbird processor" is actually Orion and not just some quick rehash of like the over-clocked Hummingbird we've seen at CES 2011. Im sure Orion should offer better performance than Tegra 2. I wonder what's taking Qualcomm so long too. Even Tegra 3 is supposed to be out early this year, and will be shown at this MWC coming up.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 19 Jan 2011 @ 21:03

320.1.2011 0:29

I bought a Sprint-version Galaxy-S (The "Epic") and returned it within 5 hours (paying a $35 penalty) for an HTC Evo. Samsung phones are terrible; try Googling "Samsung Epic (problems OR issues)".

My wife has a Samsung Moment and curses it every day. The phone is unforgivably slow (press "Back" and you have to wait a second or 2 for it to "notice"), plus ALL Samsung phones have extremely bad GPS performance. I mean, so bad, that within a block of your destination it'll say: "Make a legal U-turn..." and then try to reroute you 5 miles out of your way to come back where you already are. If I whip out my Evo, however, it works fine, so it's NOT% the SPrint Navigation app causing the problem.

When you include inexcusably tardy Android updates, the conclusion is clear: Samsung makes lousy phones.

420.1.2011 12:19
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Originally posted by Bozobub:
I bought a Sprint-version Galaxy-S (The "Epic") and returned it within 5 hours (paying a $35 penalty) for an HTC Evo. Samsung phones are terrible; try Googling "Samsung Epic (problems OR issues)".

My wife has a Samsung Moment and curses it every day. The phone is unforgivably slow (press "Back" and you have to wait a second or 2 for it to "notice"), plus ALL Samsung phones have extremely bad GPS performance. I mean, so bad, that within a block of your destination it'll say: "Make a legal U-turn..." and then try to reroute you 5 miles out of your way to come back where you already are. If I whip out my Evo, however, it works fine, so it's NOT% the SPrint Navigation app causing the problem.

When you include inexcusably tardy Android updates, the conclusion is clear: Samsung makes lousy phones.[/q


Though I'm a pretty big fan of Samsung phones, I am not nearly as much as I was a year ago. This because of the massive output they've done.

Anyway, it's common knowledge that Samsung phones on Sprint and Verizon are subpar. Samsung excels at GSM phones which is a more advanced technology anyway. Sprint has its own cool phones and so does Verizon. Anyone that buys a Samsung Epic or Moment is a goof and should be re-edumacated.

Samsung are NOT lousy. I have owned them for years......no issues what-so-ever. People just need to do their research which clearly didn't happen for those buying the Moment.
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521.1.2011 3:12

Not really. I agree, I didn't do enough research, but nearlyevery review I read of both phones at the time (my wife bought the Moment 2 months before I got the Epic, cuz she was impatient)was all a-splooge over 'em.

621.1.2011 7:39

Originally posted by 5fdpfan:
The way Samsung has handled their updates for the current Galixy S dedice, I don't know why anybody would think for a second of buying anything new from them. Screw that. Who ever buys this new phone, regardless of it's current specs, is a fool.
Totally agree!

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