Samsung Galaxy I7500 Review
0. phoneArena 07 Aug 2009, 09:44 posted on
With the Samsung Galaxy I7500, the Korean giant makes its first steps in the Android universe that´s already packed with vicious predators. What the handset delivers to gain an upper hand in the fierce battle for galactic supremacy includes 5-megapixel camera, AMOLED screen and 8GB built-in memory…
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1. sonisoe (Posts: 277; Member since: 06 May 2009)
can the phone be used as a modem ? can the bluetooth transfer/receive files ?
2. dandv (Posts: 3; Member since: 23 Sep 2009)
@sonisoe: Yes, see my wireless tethering section in the Android User's Howto Wiki athttp://wiki.dandascalescu.com/
howtos/android#Network.I've also posted a side-by-side comparison with pictures between the Samsung Galaxy and HTC Hero: http://wiki.dandascalescu.com/ reviews/gadgets/pda_phones/sam sung_i7500_galaxy_vs_htc_hero
3. tweakerbee (Posts: 1; Member since: 04 Oct 2009)
The Hero has an abominable Calendar app. They removed the week view, and the month view does not show the sidebars like the standard Google Calendar. The worst thing is you cannot get the original Calendar app back! Samsung is right to keep the vanilla Android apps. At least they don't remove functionality like HTC.
4. pfm (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Jun 2010)
I am so disappointed with Samsung about this phone I just have to warn everybody: do NOT buy it. The Samsung update software (New pc studio) from Samsung only works in windows and it doesn't detect nor update the phone. It is absolutely frustrating to have this phone for months with Android 1.5 . My personal opinion, I'll never, ever, buy a Samsung phone again.