Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Feb 2014 20:03 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

If you ever wanted to know why some people - including myself - have such a negative opinion of Samsung devices, consider the following. Let's take the latest CyanogenMod ROM for, say, my Find 51, and add the latest Google Apps package, and it totals at about 300 MB. That's the complete, fully functional Android operating system with all the Google applications and services.

The ROM on the Galaxy S5 takes up a whopping 8 GB.

No wonder Samsung swears by SD card slots.

1 I actually run OmniROM.

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RE[2]: Soo....
by bnolsen on Wed 26th Feb 2014 12:24 UTC in reply to "RE: Soo...."
bnolsen
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2006-01-06

at&t and verizon locked bootloaders kills it. life is not so good anymore.

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RE[3]: Soo....
by Morgan on Wed 26th Feb 2014 14:04 in reply to "RE[2]: Soo...."
Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

Well, that's a strictly American problem, isn't it? But you're right, and I hate that carriers have so much power here.

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