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It fails in it's key duty as a music player phone.


Nov 25, 2008, 8:20 AM
If this phone is supposed to be a music player phone, it fails. In the review, the worst part of this phone was the music player. Partially Sprint's fault (with their insistence to latch music store), but also Samsung, who have not taken the music listening experience as seriously as Sony Ericsson or Nokia in the music world.

And the phone looks like a cheap Chocolate 2 phone.

Nov 28, 2008, 12:12 AM
cheap vers of a chocolate Eh? ???? you must be joking buddy! samsung has been making cell phones a lot longer, and also makes a much better quality cell phone!!

please enlighten me as to how the highnote fails specifically as a music phone.......??



Nov 29, 2008, 9:38 AM
"I'm not sure if loading the store is the problem, but when you press the side music key, you are alerted that Java is booting. Why you need to know this I don't know. You are then informed to please wait. And wait. And wait. It takes 40-50 seconds for the player to boot up, either because it's also booting up the store app or loading up your songs. The more songs you've got, the longer it takes. But even with a minimal number of tracks, expect to wait at least 15-20 seconds before you can do anything."

"Once you select All My Music, you'll wait another 7-10 seconds, depending on how many tracks you have, for all your music to be loaded. I side loaded around 6 GB of music from Windows Media Player to an 8 GB microSD card, and waited nearl...

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