Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 24th Dec 2011 13:00 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Earlier today, Samsung revealed that it won't update the Galaxy S, its most successful smartphone to date, to the latest version of Android. You might shrug and dismiss that as just more evidence of Android's inherent fragmentation or the need for buyers to beware, but I take grave issue with it. This is a decision based not on technical constraints, as Samsung would have you believe, but on hubris." This. A gazillion million thousand times this. Also: "It's simple: make a large high-end device, a smaller value device, and a QWERTY device. Maybe one or two other specialty form factors, tops. That's it. Update them once a year, and keep the names the same." It would make updating a hell of a lot easier. We don't need the Samsung Galaxy SII Epic 4G Touch Sensation.
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Earl C Pottinger
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Can phones like this be opened and have the storage chip changed? A friend of my was planning to do this with his tablet, but I don't know if phone storage is soldered in or plugged in. And if it is soldered, if the larger storage chips have the same pin-outs.

Why can't phones come with a SD-Card or mini-SD-card port?

Edited 2011-12-24 21:58 UTC

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righard Member since:

All my phones come with a mini-SD-card port, even my dumbphone (Nokia 6500S)

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present_arms Member since:

Is mini-sd a new format? Mines micro-sd. merry christmas to all

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