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My Upgrade is coming up soon. I don't care much for data transfer, but I want a phone that's responsive. I play games, watch movies, listen to music, use the gps and enjoy smoothness when scrolling through the menu's. Which phone is good for me the Galaxy S II or the skyrocket? Please let me know your thoughts.
 
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If lte data transfer is not a concern. The definatrly the sgs2 much better cpu and gpu. Better responsiveness. No question what so ever its not an oppinion its a fact. I have owned both im keeping the skyrocket because i like the bigger screen and lte but my sgs2 was significantly faster
 
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If lte data transfer is not a concern. The definatrly the sgs2 much better cpu and gpu. Better responsiveness. No question what so ever its not an oppinion its a fact. I have owned both im keeping the skyrocket because i like the bigger screen and lte but my sgs2 was significantly faster
Well, benchmarks in a variety of sites show that these two phones are very close in performance, so close indeed that the users are unlikely to notice much of a difference. There are two reasons to move to a Skyrocket: the larger screen and the NFC support (although not much is using it at this time).
 
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Benchmarks Mean nothing .....its a number

I have the vivid,SGS II, and the skyrocket. GsII is best ,then the vivid then skyrocket.

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Oh and the og gsII has NFC too

And if you watch movies on the sky rocket there are lines in the screen

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If lte data transfer is not a concern. The definatrly the sgs2 much better cpu and gpu. Better responsiveness. No question what so ever its not an oppinion its a fact. I have owned both im keeping the skyrocket because i like the bigger screen and lte but my sgs2 was significantly faster
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Watching netflix and slingbox there are none of these lines people speak of. Couldn't be happier with skyrocket screen. It's just like people getting caught up in benchmark scores. They are convinced the screen just isn't good.

It's sad. And misleading to people who come here for advice.

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Not talking about bench marks. Did not even run them on my skyrocket. the sgs2 is significantly faster hands on with apps and opening multiple t.abs when web browsing. Its all around faster ive owned and used both devices extensively. And if you dont care about lte the sgs2 is hands down a better device. I like my skyrocket i like the lte and biger screen and i will be keeping it even though it is not as snappy and has some lag
 
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I have all three, if you wanna throw out I'm misleading go buy all three test all three for a day or two each then tell me the skyrocket is better.....

I stated my observation and its based off of fact not fan boy baloney

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Gs2 for you no question.
Skyrocket: slower/laggy, screen issues/lines...all the things you here in this thread and others on this topic.

I hag the gs2 before switct to the skyrocket. Although I like the bigger screen and lte I miss the gs2

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