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Why aren't the coolest phones unlaunched?

by Samsung Fan / March 2, 2006 8:01 PM PST
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by neo4662 / March 4, 2006 10:18 AM PST

What people don't understand is that the networks in other contries can be slightly different. for example a phone that is a CDMA phone in the US won't work in Europe who use GSM systems. Now there are GSM networks here in the states but the phone have to meet standards set by the FCC. If they don't meet the standards than they can't be launched by providers here in the states. It is frusterating.

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(NT) (NT) Asian Fones Rule!
by ikjadoon / March 4, 2006 10:33 AM PST
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that's true....
by mr.gadget / March 8, 2006 2:42 PM PST
In reply to: Compatability

the phones nowadays are GSM, though there are countries that use CMDA but that's antiquated now. the wave of the future for cells is GSM. but according to the FCC, it's regulated because of the radiation the lastest cell phones emit. that's why, i think the states is not releasing the latest phones...but not to worry the states WILL get them when they are obsolete.

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Wrong again
by neocon / March 8, 2006 11:18 PM PST
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Here is another link
by neocon / March 8, 2006 11:24 PM PST
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do what everyone else does
by wliang / March 4, 2006 12:31 PM PST

ask samsung

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Double negative
by jbroshear / March 5, 2006 10:28 PM PST

You mean why aren't the coolest phones launched... or why are the coolest phones unlaunched... Right?

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Yeah, why not?
by lapham_k / March 9, 2006 7:51 AM PST

I understand some phones used overseas use features that are not compatible with our networks, but why can't we have 5, 6 or 7 megapixel camera phones? the camera isn't network-dependent. What gives?

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I think it's the lenses
by babesmac2003 / March 9, 2006 12:55 PM PST
In reply to: Yeah, why not?

I just don't think you can get a lense capable of that rich an image into a form factor that's 3/4" thick and under 2" wide.

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Sigh.. -.-
by Samsung Fan / March 11, 2006 9:18 PM PST

Guys... CDMA is old stuff, and GSM is also getting old... at least in asia -.- XD
In korea most phones are DMB now.. its nothing special here that you can watch TV with ur phone...
ne wayz, It 3G wuld also be reaaly cool, lol

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Did you say ne wayz, It 3G wuld also be reaaly cool, lol
by jbroshear / March 12, 2006 11:43 AM PST
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If I understood you I might laugh along...

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