s4 first impressions

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S4' started by droidworld, May 23, 2013.

  1. Dalvik_Cache

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    Motorola really has been failing lately. Well, here's the scoop. It seem's like phone manufacturers take turns being the best there is. Specifically, HTC used to be the most innovative, best manufacturer. They haven't done so hot in a long while. Motorola took their turn being the innovative ones. Now its Samsung. Anyhow, I think its just a revolving door situation in regards to "who has the best phone."


     
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    Does SwiftKey have a microphone activation button? The best keyboard I have seen lately is the HTC Stock Keyboard. It has nice large letters, Swype (or trace), and the voice button. Love it!
     
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    Yeah. Just press and hold the comma key. Goes directly to voice input. Also has SwiftKey Flow, which is like Swype. Works well. There's a free trial version I think, so worth trying out at least.
     
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    Good points. It used to be droid x, htc evo was big, now samsung, hmm maybe windows phones too

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    I agree with this. The last update on the Bionic forced my hand to the S4. I was hoping I could limp my Bionic to the fall and maybe pick up the Note 3, but after that last update I was just annoyed with how unresponsive the bionic was and S4 was just looking better and better. I have only had it a day so far and it is amazing how fast it is. I was a little bummed that the signal strength stayed the same (for some reason it just sucks in my house now where it did not seem to before). I love the screen size and the camera is wicked fast compared to the Bionic.
     
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    Can't say I hate moto or will never go back, it was just time for a break from moto for me. I had the OG Droid, the X, then the Bionic, time to try something different, and that was Samsung. Still learning the phone but liking what I find when I do learn something new. I found that when looking for the next phone, there will always be something on the horizon to smash current phones. I finally bit the bullet and got the S4, and am rather happy with my decision
     
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    Congratulations. It's kind of hard to stay ahead of the curved these days with phones. Sounds like you made a wise decision

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    it's impossible. I almost waited to see Moto's big announcement, but decided to go with Sammy and lucky I did as Moto announced nothing
     
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    Congrats... Good idea.. Waiting for the next best thing will leave you at the alter more times than not.. Enjoy phone.

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    congratulation, but for me prefer to wait for the Xphone, because I know that google's phones never disappoint




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    Another Moto jumper. Still need to change it in my profile.

    Love this phone. Had the OG Razr since it's release. Was a great phone, but this is 100 times smoother, faster and easier to use in general.

    I will say my wife's DNA is also similar to this phone. Almost as nice and a way better keyboard. Is there a way to replace this keyboard with the DNA one?

    Overall, I am very happy.
     
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    I've had my S4 since Thursday, IMO the voice recognition is great!


     
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