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Topic # 74639 4-Jan-2011 15:36 Send private message

Well the time has come to move on from my beloved Nokia N900, currently on Trademe.....

I am tossing up between the HTC Desire HD, and the Samsung Galaxy S I9000...
As for HTC, I have always loved the beautifull looks and build of HTC phones, and HTC Sense is awesome....
As for Samsung, I think the plastic build looks cheap, and TouchWiz looks rubbish, it just looks like an iOS rippoff and not even a good one....

I am mostly already sold on the HTC, but I see the Samsung Galaxy S has a strong support base here, and does have good specs......am I missing something?

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Reply # 423975 4-Jan-2011 16:51 Send private message

I have both. I didnt like speaker on Desire HD and gps didnt want to lock on. Screen hard to see in sunlight.  So I bought Galaxy S.  Sound is good but I cant get used to bluish screen.  Easier to see in sunlight.  Both cameras are good.  Playing video sound through headphones was much better on the HD.  I upgraded HD manually to froyo 2.2.1 and gps locks on quick now, but speaker still low.  It was very hard decision but I will be selling the GalaxyS.  The main factor sound through speakers on HD and Camera flash on HD and mostly I had trouble reading text on the bluish screen on galaxy s.  Mind you I have unusual eyesight.




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  Reply # 427768 16-Jan-2011 21:18 Send private message

The big issue with the Desire HD is the battery life in my opinion. Other than that it's a beautiful/fantastic phone. I use the SGS and I've gotta say I love it. The big reason though is that I'm running one hell of a ROM that makes it a super phone. It's highly customisable.

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  Reply # 429633 21-Jan-2011 19:51 Send private message

A mate of mine got the galaxy and it seemed very chopy when browsing the net, id go the HTC hd7 I just got one its awesome. Very impressive, I had the n900 also I reckon u would love this one.

But if it has to be between those two I would definitely go for the desire




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  Reply # 429634 21-Jan-2011 19:54 Send private message

if you not in a hurry to get a new phone, wait for dual cores... (motorola actrix, optimus 2x etc)





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  Reply # 429636 21-Jan-2011 19:58 Send private message

Why wait? You'll be waiting for quad cores when dual cores come out hehehe




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  Reply # 429960 22-Jan-2011 18:34 Send private message

Just one eg.
http://www.htc.com/de/press.aspx?id=149490&lang=1033

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  Reply # 429987 22-Jan-2011 20:02 Send private message

androidmnz: The big issue with the Desire HD is the battery life in my opinion. Other than that it's a beautiful/fantastic phone. I use the SGS and I've gotta say I love it. The big reason though is that I'm running one hell of a ROM that makes it a super phone. It's highly customisable.


Try ultimate rom, It's great as well and you'll likely notice an improvement in your battery.

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