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Samsung Galaxy S II CDMA User Reviews Back

Overall user rating

9.0

The overall rating is the average of all user reviews, while the overall alternatives are the ones that has been listed most.

UI speed
9.5
Camera
10.0
Multimedia
10.0
Internet
9.0
Call quality
9.0
Battery
6.5
Reception
9.0
Display
7.5
Build quality
8.0
Text input
9.5
Everyday usage
9.5
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Jodabro posted on May 11, 2012, 7:35 PM
Posts: 35; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

9.0

No HDMI feature!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jodabro has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

After many hours on the phone with US Cellular and Samsung I found out the MHL feature was not installed on this Model of the Galaxy S II. The rest of the phone was great, internal memory was nice, as well as the display.

Build quality
9.0
Great Processor, and Ram to run Android OS smoothly
Reception
8.0
Good reception, could be better.
Call quality
8.0
Internet
8.0
Multimedia
10.0
Camera
10.0
UI speed
9.0
Everyday usage
9.0
Text input
9.0
Display
8.0
Battery
8.0

Pros

  • Hardware is packed to run OS smoothly, Camera, Good Battery Life, Crisp Display, Gorilla Glass

Cons

  • MHL (HDMI) is not on this device.

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kyledharvey posted on Apr 22, 2012, 2:10 PM
Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

9.0

Samsung Galaxy S II

kyledharvey has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review

Please allow me to first say that I work for a competitor of US Cellular. I am a wireless sales professional and have been for almost 4 years now.

This phone is, in my opinion, one of the best phones I've ever seen or used. The phone is fast, runs great benchmarks (I personally use quadrant standard), has wonderful colors to the screen, and is overall just a stable phone for everyday use. Some of the things that I wish were different are as follows though: 1. LTE connectivity would have been a plus, but on USC, what do you expect? And personally, I'd rather use US Cellular's 3G than the dog crap that is WIMAX on it's Sprint sister phone. 2. Screen resolution could be better. The 480x800 is decent, but in this day and age is a bit outdated. At least they'll be fixing that on the Galaxy S III. Colors are still vibrant and it does a decent job in direct sunlight. 3. Build quality could be made with better materials. The plastic outer shell of the phone feels cheap to the touch. When you look at it's Motorola counterparts like the Razr on Verizon, it really does fail in comparison.

Other than that, I rated this phone a 9. It does a very good job for what I need it for, and it's very smooth at doing so. I'm glad that this is in US Cellular's lineup.

Build quality
7.0
Reception
10.0
Call quality
10.0
Internet
10.0
Multimedia
10.0
Camera
10.0
UI speed
10.0
Everyday usage
10.0
Text input
10.0
Display
7.0
Battery
5.0

Pros

  • Fast
  • Smooth
  • Camera
  • Video Recording
  • Music Player
  • Limited Bloatware
  • Call Quality

Cons

  • Screen Resolution
  • Android 2.3 instead of 4.0
  • No LTE
  • Cheap Plastic Feel

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