Review: Samsung Instinct
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I can't wait for the instinct to come out..but it doesn't have IM?
its not a big deal because the phone is still amazing..
Holy Crap People!!!
Constantly griping about the software "maybe" not being up to date it just making you look stupid.
To the rest of you that are calling it crap: Have you really, actually used it AND tested it out? Comparing this to the Glyde is not a fair comparison.
Now, the phone is being compared to the iphone for a reason. Have any of you looked at the videos on nowisgood.com? I have and they DIRECTLY compare the Instinct to the first iphone. Thats one of many reasons why comparing the Instinct and the iphone is a totally fair comparison. What sucks for Sprint is that the iphone 2 was announced earli...
You should know as a technician. How many people have come in with something so simple that they thought was a bad phone, but turned out to be user error. Watch the video ...
I doubt that we received a "bum" unit, though, since this one acted just like the other ones we tried pre...
This IS Why Phonescoops Review IS Biased And Unfair
The review also said the camera wasn't good, well go over to Sprintusers.com/forums, a few folks have been able to purchase the Instinct yesterday, they posted pictures taken by the Instinct, the pictures came out damn good.
As for the $100 Mil campaign, for those of you who believe those youtube videos are part of the campaign you're sadly mistaken. If you have gone to the movies lately (passed month almost) you would have seen t...
Wow that's an intelligent comment, you can't dispute the facts so you just spew garbage.
Let's compare your review to others
"...you know what? It's not bad, mostly because of its excellent touch screen, which is accurate and instinctive, and a far cry from the frustrating experience you get with the Samsung Glyde. Maybe this slightly boxy phone doesn't have all the sex appeal of Apple's phone, but it's pretty snazzy in its own right, and has enough pluses to satisfy those who can't part with their Sprint Simply Everything plan."
"Snappy Interface: Other touchscreen phones we've seen have annoying split-second lags. The Instinct, for the most part, does not."
I really expected more from Eric and Rich, really. I'm dissapointed in you two.
Signal Strength, Touchscreen issues, etc. Can only currently be attributed to a bad test unit. You weren't even able to test all the features of it yet.
To compare your review to maybe a new car review would show where you guys failed to deliver. Most brand new cars are test mules or pre-production versions. The magazines usually test them the same way they normally do, but at least notate what deficiencies could be caused by the fact that it's not an official version, and even still some performance will vary between...
If it were, Sprint would certainly have made that very clear to us and only let us write a "preview". But no, they sent us an official review unit to ... review.
None of the issues were show-stopping bugs or glitches tha...
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Intinct or Blackberry Curve
Off all the things these new phones can do, actually making calls in my #1 priority.
I have almost 0 connection issues with my old, Samsung i500. I expect my next phone to work at least as good (for calling).
Which should I get?
This site has lost the creditbility it once had.
They allow these trolls to run around through the posts, posting pointless derogatory stuff, and then IF it's reported, they delete it, but still let the trolls go on trolling.
This site used to be a place to come to for info on any new phone. It was credible, and unbiased, and allowed actual users of the phones to discuss their personal experiences with it. I used to give out the url to this site to anyone who needed more info about upcoming phones, but now with the direction this site has taken, I can no longer rely on the information found here. If I can't trust this site to be a reliable source of information, then I ...
To quick to scream witch!
To those of you that say you work for Sprint, I am embarased to read some of the things that you've said. If you work for Sprint, act like professionals when you are touting that fact.
To Eric and Rich, thanks for the review, and your honest experience with the device.
Sprint Employee's Impressions of the Instinct
First let me say, that even though I work for the company, I have absolutely no problem giving my honest opinion about our products. I have been an advid user of PDA's for a few years now and currently have a Touch and a Centro. That being said, let's continue...
I got my hands on the Instinct a few days ago and this phone has to be the most intuitive PDA style phone I've ever used.
The touch screen, contrary to the report found on this site, is extremely well designed and has awesome response. I'm not sure if the reviewer got the lemon of the bunch, but I was able to type without a hastle at all (could be because I'm used to touch screen typing due to having the Touch).
The menu system is pretty impressive to. I had no ...
Wow! Look at all the Instinct fanboys here!!
Keep up the posts, kiddies -- this is fun!
For the benefit of the uninformed, here's the definition from Wikipedia:
"Fanboy (sometimes spelled fanboi) is a term used to describe an individual who is devoted to a single subject in a fanatical manner, or to a single point of view within that subject, often to the point where it is considered an obsession. Fanboys remain loyal to their particular obsession."
It is now just a waiting game
Guess they were putting all their eggs in this "instinct" basket and thought it would rock the wireless world like the iPhone has.
This is bad...
Also I think the icons and col...