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My Samsung Focus S full review with comparisons to Focus! (Videos will come)

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By clfosk, Senior Member on 7th November 2011, 12:22 AM
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7th November 2011, 04:32 AM |#11  
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Wow, The S-Amoled Plus screen makes a big difference in the Eli Manning Photos

The Focus has a screen protector on it, and that could make a difference.
 
 
7th November 2011, 04:45 AM |#12  
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The Focus has a screen protector on it, and that could make a difference.

Maybe,but the picture on the Focus is pixalated. Would a screen protector cause that?
7th November 2011, 05:13 AM |#13  
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Maybe,but the picture on the Focus is pixalated. Would a screen protector cause that?

That would be the pen-tile matrix of the Super AMOLED display.. it has fewer sub-pixels than the Super AMOLED Plus display in the Focus S.

Notice how the text is blurrier in the Focus pictures? (look at the marketplace picture in particular)

here's a good comparison (not the focus.. but galaxy S and S II.. which use the same kind of screen as the focus and the focus S respectively)

http://www.phonearena.com/news/Super...d-back_id18700
7th November 2011, 11:14 AM |#14  
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I think thay should made the Focus S a bit more like the original Focus. in my opinion the design of the original Focus is great.
Anyway a good phone
7th November 2011, 01:37 PM |#15  
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Were there any cases for Focus S in stores? I do not see any listed on AT&T site and I can not buy a phone without a case.

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I think thay should made the Focus S a bit more like the original Focus. in my opinion the design of the original Focus is great.
Anyway a good phone

The only thing that irks me is the location of the USB port. While in car I keep my phone docked and having the car charger plugged in on top makes my phone physically unstable.
7th November 2011, 02:09 PM |#16  
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None of you has used a SGS2? The Focus S is almost a direct external copy of the international/AT&T version. There's a reason Samsung has sold as many as they have in so short a time. Far superior to the Onmia/Focus/Flash.
7th November 2011, 02:10 PM |#17  
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No, there were no cases in stock and none listed in the ATT system.
7th November 2011, 02:35 PM |#18  
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Thought I was on reddit for a second here, with the AMA =D

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7th November 2011, 02:59 PM |#19  
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Trust me, this thing is diesel...reception is ridiculous...im loving how fast 4g is..if u liked ur focus, this is for you, as it's a much bigger upgrade than I had anticipated..i mean, those who have wp7 already know how fluid the os was/is with the 1st generation phones...so it was hard to imagine that they could run noticeably faster....well, they can. And, it's noticeable

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7th November 2011, 03:29 PM |#20  
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Nice!! I took my brother to get a new phone yesterday and after him playing with the iphone, HTC Vivid (which is actually REALLY nice) and the Focus S, he finally settled on the Focus S. He asked a few pointed questions about each and myself and the rep gave him honest answers without much bias (despite both the rep and already owning the HD7 and HD7S). My brother makes up his own mind regardless of input and was really impressed with overall look of the OS and how smooth it was. And the phone was SO thin he said with such a huge screen!! It almost made me switch back to ATT, but figured I'd wait for what I've been waiting on a little longer (the Titan), before I decide. Overall impressions though were it's a really great phone, buttons are perfect in all aspects and it's the lightest and thinnest 4.3 in device out. If you dont want the Titan, get the Focus S for sure.
7th November 2011, 05:37 PM |#21  
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I can not believe AT&T released this phone without any cases at all. This is ridiculous consider that Vivid was released the same day along with three cases for it

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