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Samsung Corby WIFI S3653W Review
Written and submitted by Arriane of Wanderr*Girl



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I'm no gadget expert, so don't expect anything highly technical and extremely specific in this review. If you want something comprehensive, Phone Arena and GSM Arena both have fantastic articles about the Samsung Corby S3650. As you will find out, S3650 (the original Corby) is basically the same as S3653W; the latter just has wi-fi.

My review will just focus on the 5 things that made me absolutely fall in love with the Samsung Corby Wifi (S3653W).

You can find a short video version of the review at the bottom of this post!

I just got my Corby in Cupid Pink last Thursday at the Glorietta 4 Automatic Centre (Makati) for PhP 9950. I've been lusting for this for soooo long, ever since reading rumors on the internet about this wi-fi version.

And it was worth the wait :) I can barely keep my hands off it!


THE 5 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT THE SAMSUNG CORBY S3653W


1) The Cartoon UI: Quirky font and illustrations

This is the first time I've ever seen this kind of font on any phone, and I love it. Of course, the adult reviewers think it's illegible, but the cute (and very Korean-ish) font suits the young audience this phone targets. (My friends say it's very me, and I hope they're not referring to my maturity level.) ;)

There are two cartoon fonts you can choose from, but you can also choose to switch back to the plain old classic font if you prefer to be... boring.

2) Pop-up SNS for Facebook and Twitter addicts

A unique feature is that there are special widgets for social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, Flickr, Picasa and Photobucket. I daresay I over-update my Twitter and Facebook, so this to me is a major plus. :)

Note: Just make sure to put your default connection to the wi-fi you use the most (i.e. home connection) -- because the default would be that of your network wi-fi, which would mean extra charges to your phone bill.

3) It has wi-fi! Need I say more?

As I said, the internet has been abuzz with rumors of the Corby wi-fi as early as December and I'm glad I waited it out. I was considering getting the CorbyPRO vs. the S3650 because some of the Pro's features are upgraded (i.e. 3MP camera), it has wi-fi, and a QWERTY keyboard.

HOWEVER, I didn't like that it only came in red and black, and I really wanted a pink phone, plus it didn't have the cartoon UI (yes, I got tween mentality, I'm very much aware of that hehe).

4) Battery life that goes on forever (okay, not really)

I finally replaced my 3-year-old Nokia N73 because it's battery life had dwindled to almost unusable: it would only last me 8 hours at most, and much less when I made calls.

But the Corby's battery life blew me away--it lasted for 4 WHOLE DAYS! And that's with heavy usage: I made calls, I used the wi-fi and the browser a lot, I experimented with the music player and settings... and yes, four whole days before it got depleted.

According to Phone Arena, the Corby "offers 9hrs of continuous talk time and keeps the handset operational for up to 15 days in standby". Wow.

5) Customizable screens compared to iPhone

There are three home screens which you can load with the widgets you ACTUALLY NEED. Unlike the iPhone where you can get overwhelmed with so many apps you don't actually use, this one is very basic and straight-to-the-point.

Personally, I put my 'Create Message' widget on my main screen, the calendar on the second, and the memo and inbox on the third. The rest of the widgets stay in the pop-up tray on the left.



HONORABLE MENTION: OTHER NIFTY FEATURES

- Smart Unlock
By drawing pre-assigned letters (any letter from A to Z) on my unlock screen, I can do any of the following:
a) unlock the touch screen,
b) unlock AND dial a number (speed dial), or
c) unlock AND open an application.

- Delete messages easily and efficiently
Unlike Nokia phones where you would have to go to every individual message and delete it; or mark certain messages then delete all these marked ones, the Corby offers a much faster alternative. You go to your inbox, press delete on the lower right corner, and you check the box next to ALL the messages you want to delete. This is extremely useful especially for someone who accumulates a lot of messages over time and gets too lazy to manage her inbox. Yes, me.

- Fake calls
Verbatim from the user manual: "You can simulate an incoming call when you want to get out of meetings or unwanted conversations. You can also make it appear as if you are talking on the phone by playing back a recorded voice."
LOL sneaky! I have yet to find the situation where I would need to use this, but it's nice to know it's there! ;) So when you press and hold the lower volume button on the right side of the phone, the fake call gets activated. Depending on how long you set the timer, it will ring after, say, 10 seconds for the fake incoming call. Genius! :P

- Find music
I know this is application is also on most new phones, but it still amuses me! You open the app, place the speaker next to your music source, and it identifies the song for you! Yay for useless apps! *u*


THE INSIGNIFICANT FACTORS

The camera is lackluster, but I don't think anybody uses their phone for a camera anymore. Well, unless for emergency situations, and the 2MP quality suffices for those. Other than that, I have my Canon G11 :)

It's audio playback on the other hand is awesome! As you can read here, it outperforms a lot of its competitors. Now if I could just figure out where its complimentary earphones can be attached... ;__; However, my iTouch and I are also inseparable, so I don't think I'll be using this as a music player.

So as you can see, those two things (camera and music) didn't really affect my choice. But if you plan to use the Corby for music and photos, you really should buy a microSD card to store songs and images.


CONCLUSION

It's cute, fun and quirky; this is for the kids, tweens, teens, and the feeling-young. I'm also getting the vibe that this is a tad bit too girly for the boys.

If the iPhone is too cool/serious (and not to mention expensive) for you, this is a great cheap alternative. It offers the basic things that you have with the iPhone except games. (If you're big on games, bad news--all the ones here are trial versions. No game apps! The Bubble Wrap Popping game would've been nice.)

At 9,950 pesos (approx. US $215) for a cute, trendy, touchscreen and wi-fi phone -- this is definitely value for your money.

Stand out from the sea of iPhones! I assure you, THE Corby is bound to get you intrigued looks and compliments everywhere.

Please forgive the trying-to-be-enthusiastic voice.
I filmed this at past midnight, all in one shot. Was too lazy to do it over ;)







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265 comments:

  1. how do you change your default connection to wifi? i can't seem to change mine.

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  2. i was wondering if you don;t have wi fi accesible around, can you still update twitter and facebook?

    pls respond at 09177528400

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  3. hi. i bought one two weeks ago and im a little frustrated with the unresponsiveness of the touch keys. i experience it so frequent that i get annoyed. do you also experience the same thing? is there a way to have the touch key sensitivity calibrated? hope you can reply by emailing me at cazmarino@yahoo.com

    I would appreciate your feedback on this.

    Thanks a lot

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  4. same here, having problems with the touch screen, sometimes it hangs and i cant do anything but wait.

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  5. I use the fake call feature to prank my friends with their samsung phones. Gets them ALL THE TIME. And since the corby allows you to play recorded audio, I tried recording a message in Korean and have my friends answer fake calls, it's crazy! hahaha!

    The feature that irks me is the little cover for the earphone/charger slot. I'm betting it'll come off first one of these days.

    By the way, great review. I cannot agree with you more. Cheers!

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  6. how much is it??

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  7. i feel lucky yesterday that I was NOT Able to buy this phone. I almost paid for it. Gladly my wife wants one so I said by all means try it then if all is ok we'll get 2. While she was trying to make a call by pushing the numbers on the screen the number "9" button does not want to respond. so we immediately called the attention of the salesman, he tried it and called another salesman withut any success Finally, both of them were speechless. as for us, we left the store feeling lucky. so just my advice, if you really want this phone, better be ready for a nightmare. Try to visit samsung concept store in SM North Edsa, a lot of people are there, not to buy phones but to get their phones repaired.(just my 2 cents)

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  8. same problem with my own corby. git it more than 3 weeks ago lang. pasumpong-sumpong, the touch screen turns unresponsive. at first i thought something's wrong with my thumb's skin but it appeared na hindi pala.

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  9. I also have that phone. At first I was having a hard time. But then, you'll get used to it. You don't need a stylus to use the phone.

    Good phone. :)

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  10. just bought it last two weeks.. so far i'm really satisfy with the phone. really responds to my instructions... it's really good phone indeed

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  11. Where can I buy the Samsung S3650W Corby online and have it shipped to the U.S.? Thank you.

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  12. for those who are going to buy this and you are experiencing LAG and unresponsive screen just follow this instructions:
    things you should do first.
    1. Remove the Sim card and Memory card.
    2. Your unit should have fully charge battery.

    Procedure in updating the phone.
    1. Turn- on your S3653 W
    2. Touch the keypad
    3. Enter *#2665#
    4. touch the 1
    5. Wait for few minutes
    6. Done.

    I hope this one will help you God Bless!
    This procedure is for S3653W only.

    "love must feed all senses"-chef rodel

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  13. Oii gostaria de saber se já tem o samsung corby S3650E no Brasil?

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  14. Oii eu gostaria de saber se tem o samsung S3650W ja no Brasil??

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  15. tipalit ak hit nga samsung corby pro nahadlok ak ky diri sensitive ia screen... sugad han ira gin yakan, diri daw sensitive tas unresponsive daw... mapalit nala ak hin iba... salamat...

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  16. Does it display Adobe files? does it have internet explorer?

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  17. just want to ask if its really nice?

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  18. i have this phone too :) and i super love it. :)

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  19. ada corby mat laang nga kastuy duwa kami lang ditoy pgttrabwak.....nag 'QUALITY'THOTZ datuy .... i love my new unit;;

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  20. SAna darating ngayon ang corby ko!!!!
    Is it a great phone with use to the point ?

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  21. I bought the phone 3 days ago and I love it...its amazing...sooo girly eheheh

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  22. MAGANDA KUNG SA MAGANDA ANG CORBY WIFI..KAYA LANG MASYADONG HILAW ANG PAGKATOUCHSCREEN NYA..NEEDS TO BE MORE PRECISED ABOUT THE FEATURES AND SPECS..THANK YOU...NEVERTHELESS..IT'S A GOOD PHONE FOR TEENS ESPECIALLY...SO INTO NOWADAYS...

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  23. i just bought it an i'm HATING it!!!
    the WIFI sucks big time.

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  24. `` how much nalang po to sa mga SM malls ? thanks !! :)

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  25. hoy mga gagong nag co comment ng ibang salita, ilokano o ano pa man. speak in english...idiots

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  26. today iam going to bye inshallah

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  27. i'm still thinking about buying corby wifi..
    i'm confuse about the reviews.. is it really good?>

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  28. because of your blog, i have finally decided on what unit to buy. thank you so much and God bless :D

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  29. im thinking to buy it . as i can see on the video , she is having difficulty on touching the screen too as the others says? it looks like she`s touching something but it`s not respincing to her . just some of it .

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  30. yeah. ganun rin ang prob ko minsan. lalu na pag nagtetext, pag pipindutin mu yung 3,6, or 9 mapipindot mu yung command sa kanan. dapat lang super light mu magpress, tapus okay na. haha try niyo yung sabi nung guys sa taas, iupdate niyo yung phone niyo, tapus yung sa responsiveness. medyo okay na yung akin. haha i'm a guy and i am loving the cover sa likod ng cp ko, yung yellow na may vectors, hahah ang cool lang eh. haha hindi naman ganun ka-girly. i just got mine 2 days ago eh. may problema lang ako pag magnenet na hindi nakawifi, hindi makaconnect, ganun ba pag binili sa ibang bansa yung corby na s3653w? may problema pu ba kapag nagwifi? di ko pa kasi nagawa yung feature na yun. at hindi ko alam kung paano maglagay ng bagong widget, like yung messaging. comment back guys!

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  31. kapag nakikinig ako ng music, mahaba naman yung battery life niya pero hindi naman ako inaabot ng 4 days sa battery, mga isang araw lang. bakit katya ganun? comment back guys! click niyo yung name ko sa taas para makapunta kayo sa facebook profile ko at magcomment kayo dun para sagutin mga tanung ko

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  32. how much is it??

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  33. hai!how can i use the internet?do i need to open the WIFI? PLZ..help me..

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  34. hi!i bought this corby wifi 4 days ago..ang hnd q lng maintindihan ay yong internet nya...nong gnamit q ang WIFI at kenonek q hnd q magamit ang internet nya..mayron kming WIFI sa amin but hnd tlaga gumagana ang internet...wat should i do? namomoblima aq sa internet..sana may mkasagot...please....

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  35. COrby unlike nokia touchscreen phones doesn't have a really fancy processor that's why it's WIFI is kinda "useless". The only thing i can make use of the WIFI is do a google search.

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  36. magkano po ang phone na to??

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  37. I bought mine for Php 8880 three weeks ago.

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  38. walang problema sa pagconnect sa wifi, inopen ko lang yung wifi niya tapus nagsearch nung nasa mcdo ako. nagamit ko naman yuing internet. ang problema sakin yung kapag may password yung wifi. kahit na tinatype ko yungpassword at tama na nakaconnect na, hindi parin ako nakakapagbrowse. parang it could only be used kapag walang password. amf. it's really weird. damn. bnut the internet wifi thing is far from useless! ang galing nga eh! the phone costs around 7k-10k at the most the phiklippines, sa dubai binili yung akin mga php11k. it's really worth the money guys! hahah masaya ako sa corby ko. ifirmware update niyo lang guys para maaviod yung problema sa responsiveness ng touch screen

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  39. saan makakadownlod ng themes

    ??????????????

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  40. i want to buy pa naman ng phone na samsung corby wifi kaya lang parang sa mga nabasa ko nakakadiscourage naman.....haist

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  41. I want to buy this phone dahil sa wi-fi nito. pero prang ang nababasa ko sa mga comments ay mahirap gamitin ang wifi nito. should I buy it pa ba? help. :)

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  42. wala pong themes for s3653w sa zedge, alam niyo po ba if saan pa pwede mag download ng themes? thanks..

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  43. for those who are going to buy this and you are experiencing LAG and unresponsive screen just follow this instructions:
    things you should do first.
    1. Remove the Sim card and Memory card.
    2. Your unit should have fully charge battery.

    Procedure in updating the phone.
    1. Turn- on your S3653 W
    2. Touch the keypad
    3. Enter *#2665#
    4. touch the 1
    5. Wait for few minutes
    6. Done.

    I hope this one will help you God Bless!
    This procedure is for S3653W only.

    "love must feed all senses"-chef rodel

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  44. i'm thinking of buying new phone but i'm still thinking twice between corby wifi and corby pro gusto ko kasi makapagopen ng ms word...which could be better?

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  45. i wanted to buy a corby, but from what i've seen here.. i'm hesitating :( ..what's more interesting? the Corby Wifi or the Corby Chat?.. damn!!! and i wanna know where, if ever, i could buy a good and high quality Corby phone :D thanks much to those who would reply ;) ... -Peter M.

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  46. i bought mine a month ago and this works according to my needs. the touch screen is good and works fine! (to optimize screen usage please peel off the plastic screen cover/protector when its new) wifi is fast enough, make sure you have enough memory to work on multiple applications. wifi locked/open security is the same when programmed with the correct configuration.(please make sure you get the details typed in correctly before you use it or else it will go back to default settings. battery life is excellent, i use mine often and i'm a heavy user. still works for me! for teens and yuppies with tight budget, this is the above average phone to suit your needs.

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  47. hay wg ko nman snang sapitin ang sinapit nyo guys...i love my corby...cute nga eh...hahahaha

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  48. after reading the comments, i'm beginning to hesitate buying this phone. are the problems like the touchscreen and wifi connectivity true for all corbys or is it just based on where you bought it?

    right now, my other choice is lg cookie, but the problem is, i have heard rumours that it lags and it's harder to find repair shops than samsung since more people are already buying samsung phones.

    please help. i appreciate it very much. :)

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  49. ang ayaw ko lang dito sa phone na ito ay yung red circle na nasa may camera niya. para kasing hindi magandang tignan. mas okay sana un kung color black na lang, or white. ano sa tingin ninyo?

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  50. i've heard na may bagong labas daw na samcung corby, yung sping edition. color lang ang pinagkaiba nya. meron ba dito sa pilipinas nun?

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  51. i had this fone n...kya lng pag ngcoconnect ako sa internet may lumalabas n pop-up n "DNS failed"...pano b gagawin dun? Pls advice naman po..thanks!

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  52. ahahaha.. wag kasi kayo bsta2 bibili ng cp d2 sa pinas..

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  53. Hi! Anyone knows if this works abroad? here in Saipan now and cant seem to locate signal =( Can someone help me pretty please?? =)
    This phone is really really gooood, just need to figure out how to work it here =(

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  54. i am using mine since it was released here in the Philippines, touch screen issue is not a problem once updated the firmware everything is perfect.(like ipod touch) just follow the instruction that i already posted above. Regarding about the wi-fi issue, guys just a quick tip, if you are using wifi at home make sure you know the pass key or password of your wifi at home secondly to set it up just go to Internet on your corby menu then go to settings then internet profile. After that search 4 wi-fi and before connectiong just enter your password @ Network key and save, if you are using internet from the mall or free wifi just save it because most wi-fi from the mall are free except those from starbucks and other coffee shop that you need to purchase card from the counter. Guys remember even if you configured your internet setting that doesnt mean you can connect all applications from your corby , thats wrong, you need to configure that as well, like the communities application you need to go to communities, settings and communities profile then check the appropriate wifi connection you are going to use. This procedure is also applied for Google, RSS reader,Find music, Games and more and even sending email on messages you need to configure as well.one more tip if you are having problem on DNS failed just delete all internet settings and go to SETTINGS, NETWORK SETTINGS, CONNECTIONS and press RESTORE it will restore all your previous connection settings like the MMS, INTERNET, MY GLOBE CONNECTION(coz i am using GLOBE) then start another configuration using INTERNET, SETTINGS, INTERNET PROFILE and search for wifi and again put your wifi password on Network key . I hope this thing works for you because it really works for me,

    "love must feed all senses."-chef rodel

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  55. i thought there is a spanish in the dictionary.. when i bought it there not in it... how will i put the spanish there??

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  56. anyone help me to solve my problem about my phone S3653w :(( pag pumupunta ako sa messages -- "initialising" then nothing. i cant open my inbox or even send and receive messages. huhuhuhuhu. :(( HELP!

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  57. well all i can say is.. this corby wifi is great.. after i update the firmware.. ( by chef rodel ). this phone works like a charm... the screen is calibrated now... so happy texting..!


    - FLP

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  58. how to update its firmware??

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  59. tska ung wifi nya ang hirap gmitin?? lageng dns or connection failed khit puno ung signal ng wifi....

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  60. my corby dont have wifi because when i bought it, the wifi version of it is not yet available in the philippine market..... is it possible to install a wifi device or something on it so i can use it for web browsing???....

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  61. this is for corby wifi only...

    *for firmware update po.. copy past ko lang to..

    for those who are going to buy this and you are experiencing LAG and unresponsive screen just follow this instructions:
    things you should do first.
    1. Remove the Sim card and Memory card.
    2. Your unit should have fully charge battery.

    Procedure in updating the phone.
    1. Turn- on your S3653 W
    2. Touch the keypad
    3. Enter *#2665#
    4. touch the 1
    5. Wait for few minutes
    6. Done.

    *for wifi problems... burahin mo nlang ung connection mo kasi im sure mali ung password nan.. delete mo nlang tapos scan mo nlang ulit. then enter the correct passkey....

    *to carl

    i think hindi malalagyan ng wifi ung old corby withut wifi.. you can use gprs to connect.. but its a bot pricey to use regular load to surf the net.. but merong mga promo ngayon na unlimited browsing.. check mo ung smart..


    - FLP

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  62. thankz guys(chef rodel, FLP, etc..) big help!!

    Aegis

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  63. To FLP:
    usually kzng gmit nmen ung s sm free wifi..khit gnun hirap p din magconnect..mdalas connection failed or dns failed...nu pb dpat gwin??
    tnxs...really appreciate ur help...

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  64. hey agies.. walang anuman... matagl ko din to problema... nung magka time ako.. at talagang napuno na.. hehhehe.. i found this forum and it realy helped me.. may mga kausap na nga ko to swap this phone eh... so nag bago na isip ko.. corby wifi is good..


    wifi problems..

    as i said... gawin mo bro ung sinabi ni chef rodel.. tama um. parang buburahin mo ung existing connection from sm wifi. tapos mag scan ka ng bago.. search pala..

    from chef rodel...

    *go to SETTINGS, NETWORK SETTINGS, CONNECTIONS and press RESTORE it will restore all your previous connection settings like the MMS, INTERNET, MY GLOBE CONNECTION(coz i am using GLOBE) then start another configuration using INTERNET, SETTINGS, INTERNET PROFILE and search for wifi and again put your wifi password on Network key . I hope this thing works for you because it really works for me,*

    im sure. this will work.. gani2 lang ginagawa ko pag ng fafailed sa mga connection... hope this help you... corby is the best . compare to iphone.. because its cheaper ... XD...

    - FLP

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  65. add nyo pala ko sa FB.. just say to me na you are from the corby forum.. para ma identify ko ... peace to all...

    eadd: adriansssss@yahoo.com


    - FLP

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  66. di ba talaga pdeng lagyan ng themes ang corby?kz parang cute kung meron din i love hello kitty kasi kaya gusto ko magkaron ng themes ang phoe ko na hello kitty.....hehehehe

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  67. wallpaper lang po ang nagawa ko... mahirap din gumawa ng wallpaper ng corby kasi3 part ito..


    -FLP

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  68. hello everyone, if you want a customized theme.. you can send me a message. i can give it to you by giving me a favor in return. :)

    just click on me. :)

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  69. another questi0n bat gnun pag tumatawag gamit ang corby 1 min. lang ung tinatagal nag eend n ung call..gnun po b tlga or meh klangan gwin p??

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  70. mga pre anung gawin para hindi na mag DNS yung WIFI?HELLLLPPPP me plssssssss.......

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  71. mga pre DNS parin ang wifi ko.....Help me plsss

    add me.: florimon09@yahoo.com FB po to...

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  72. mgnda b tlga ang corby? nag iisip kze aq kung anung unit ang bibilhin

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  73. e2 po para sa Wifi problems.... go to SETTINGS, NETWORK SETTINGS, CONNECTIONS and press RESTORE it will restore all your previous connection settings like the MMS, INTERNET, MY GLOBE CONNECTION(coz i am using GLOBE) then start another configuration using INTERNET, SETTINGS, INTERNET PROFILE and search for wifi and again put your wifi password on Network key . kasi ung ibang wifi.. depende din sa setting ng router... meron wpa, tkip, tkip2.. d ko lang tanda... try nyo change sila pag ayaw, or wrong password... case sensitive kasi sa password ng wifi..

    corby is a great phone , but you should upgrade the firmware first to enjoy the corby... to this..

    things you should do first.
    1. Remove the Sim card and Memory card.
    2. Your unit should have fully charge battery.

    Procedure in updating the phone.
    1. Turn- on your S3653 W
    2. Touch the keypad
    3. Enter *#2665#
    4. touch the 1
    5. Wait for few minutes
    6. Done.

    - FLP addme @FB adriansssss@yahoo.com

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  74. Just bought my corby wifi last sunday june 20 and at first it really needs focus to use the touchscreen but now i know already and its so nice and trendy...love it!!!

    bought it at aerophone sm city cebu @7,380.00

    Thanks

    fb: bajao_elizabeth@yahoo.com

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  75. i got a corby from sun loyalty. medyo nangangapa pa ako sa pag gamit...

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  76. i love my corby wifi phone! kht soft touch lng ang blis ng response pati connection ng wifi... so fab!

    for clarification, i was informed by sales staff n 8hrs ang initial charging.is that true? kc based s mga nkausap ko 4hrs lng ang initial charging.

    anyone reply are highly appreciated. tnx in advance :D

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  77. well every company has its own opinion on their own batteries.. so lets just follow whats on the manual.. but for my phone.. i just charged it 2 hours when i got my phone,.. thats it.. heheh.. if you got hard tine in texting .. just read my reasent post on how to upgrade the firmware..


    - FLP( addme @FB adriansssss@yahoo.com)

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  78. mga bro and sis, i also got my fne from sun loyalty reward and so far i am really enjoying using this fne. wifi is perfect. kaya lang pag youtube, ubos agad batt. ganun naman ata sa lahat e. i want to maximize sna ung fone ko by using PC Studio kaya lang wla ko makita usb cable kahit saan. alam nyo ba san nakakabili neto? tried CDRking Trinoma chaka dun sa tapat nyang nagbebenta ng fne accessories. kaso wla e. san ba nakakabili neto?

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  79. hai tsk diba may promo yung samsung ngayon? malban sa corby yung star okay ba yun!

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  81. Another way to solve DNS problem, just turn off your phone and switch it on again then connect to the internet (wifi). sure it will work :).

    I have a prob also, I can't play video on youtube. When it starts to connect to media player, it will say "connection failed", so bad. Could anyone help me?. Thanks a lot.

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  82. usb cable available dun sa accessories store sa SM Annex/North Edsa sa may 5/f. 300 pesos. mas madali na ngayon magtransfer ng mga video sa phone ko hehe

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  83. umn ask kolang kung ano ba ung mas maganda? corby wifi or lg km555? please reply.... i'm planning kase to buy a phone.. e nde ko pa alam kung ano bibilhin ko.
    thnx!!!

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  84. guys... pls help me... magLAG pa rin ang touchscreen ng corby ko kahit na naupdate ko na ang firmware nya... pls help naman kng may ibang idea pa kau... tnx... just txt if may idea kau.... 09218031976...

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  85. KASI KUNG AKO S INYO LG KM555 NLNG BIBILIN KO. KONTI LN NMAN ANG DIFFERENCE NG PRICE AND MAS MGANADA P ATA ANG FEATURES NUN.

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  86. hello guyz! planning to buy this phone! sana hinde magkaroon ng prob! :)

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  87. i have a question. i use wifi. but when i use the facebook widget, it always says "network connection error" . and then, sometime i can logged in. but when i share like i share a status. it will always says network connection error. i can logged in(sometimes) but i cant share my status. what seems could be the prob?

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  88. apektado po ba nung pag connect sa wifi kung hindi pa naka-activate ung mms ng sim? smart po ung sim ko.. napansin ko lang kasi na nag-DNS error ung corby ko nung sinubukan ko mag-wifi sa mall..

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  89. 7,000 pesos ang corby pag may wifi 7,500pesos

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  90. oo nga tma ung isa mga guys... mas mganda p dto ung ung LGKM555... un nlngbilin nyo..

    advantages ng LGKM55 SA corby wifi:
    -mas mganda ang look
    -cheaper
    -almost the same features
    -mas mabilis pa ang internet
    -mas maganda ang sound quality, it also has 3.5mmjack
    -mas mataas ang mp ng camera

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  91. must have that phone!!! i'll buy one this coming sunday but i'm a bit worried about the comments i've just read, haaaay! i want the style, the looks, the specs, the batt life, and the wifi of the corby but i want the games and the 3mp camera o and the games of the KM555, i wish i could buy both. . . but still corby S3653W is my dream phone. gotta hav it...

    >FB
    >osnaznaranos_jay@yahoo.com

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  92. Gonna Buy This as a gift for myself for my birthday....maybe next week...nakakatense ung mga comment kac namn sa una puro ngative...mron din ba nitong ung privat lock,ung sa messages moh saka sa galleries?by the way...i think it only 7200 na lng...

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  93. yah sa robinsons 7226php nlang xa. . . gonna buy tommorow hehehe. . . :3

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  94. ako din bibili. wahahahah! :)) kso yung mga comment e. nakakatakot. :))

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  95. myk
    sana maganda ba fetures nia? bili n ata ako weh

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  96. guys just ot my corby wifi cant wait to use it after the initial charging, ask ko lng san makakakuha ng mgafree games anong site meron? pwde daw plants vzombies? plshelp want some games.. purotrial lng ksi kasama...

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  97. ako nga din wala mhanap na games compatible sa s3653w eh. . . wala ata tlga. . . sana nga pde ung plants vs. zombies kaso parang imposible hehehe. . .

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  98. is there any positive feedbacks here? Im planning to buy this phone

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  99. Bought this phone a month ago. For me i am very satisfied on it. Wifi is not a problem with me as well as the touch screen. Sometimes i think the problem is on the user not on the unit.

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  100. can i watch youtube videos in corby wifi? ask q lang po :P

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  101. Super ok naman yung corby ko na gift sa akin ang prob lng mejo mahina ata bat pag ppasok ako ng skul lge ako nkknig ng music whilensa dyip,, ksu bwas agad cgro 2 days lng

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  102. nakakapanood ba ng youtube videos d2 sa corby wifi? through browser?

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  103. i also have s3653w phone.. just want to ask f where i could get free download games.. thanx.. more power!

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  104. i just bought a corby wifi and i was trying to use the wifi but it always says DNS error. HELP ME OUT!! PLEASE!!

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  105. i got the fone!! ^^, juz bought it last week lang... grabe super cute nia... i rili love it! sobrang kikay ng fone q ehehe... wla naman problem kpag BRAND NEW bblin niong fone ehh... ok nmn ung touch screen nia... ska wifi connection... iniingatan q ung fone pra wlang problema na tulad ng nngyyri sa iba... juz sharing lang... sa mga bbli ng samsung corby dont hesitate to buy... 7,500 pesos n lng... u wont regret if ever n gnyn fone bblin nio... ^_^

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  106. thanks sa nag post kung papaano ang udate ng firmware. wala na nga syang LAG.

    pa update namn kung may iaba pang pwedeng gawin.

    para mas mapabilis phone natin.

    yesterday bumile me ng corby YEllow.

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  107. nakakapanood ba kau ng youtube videos d2 using wifi? supported ba ung file?

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  108. Hello once again guys ! after all these months using corby i am satisfied and i always check this site from time to time and share some of my tips... honestly still i have no problem with this fone. for those of you who are planning to buy im telling you, you wont regret it ! JUST read back all the topics and you will find some helpful tips. by the way i have a new found trick.. if you are having problem with your eye sight or malabo ang paningin ninyo while reading text messages sa inbox just press the volume up control sa side ng corby ninyo and there you go lalaki ang mga text messages. i hope it will help you guys! see you again next time ! God Bless!!!

    "love must feed all senses."-chef rodel

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  109. got this phone last tuesday.sarap gamitin nitong phone na to.installed 4GB micro sd.voice call clarity is superb. and mp3 music is good on earphones than my nokia 5530.widgets are very useful and the 3screen wallpaper is cute.
    the downside, its not made for heavy texter. the space button is on the right side and you need to wait a little longer when typing a letter within the same number.

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  110. Hey guys, is there an official Samsung Corby forum? Anyway, Just want to share this.
    ATTENTION ALL EBOOK LOVERS!!! I found out a way how to read ebooks in our Corby thru www.Mobipocket.com.
    Here’s how I did it:
    1. Install Dropbox Application to your PC at www.dropbox.com
    2. Download Mobipocket Reader 6.0 for java phones - Alpha (http://www.mobipocket.com/dev/beta/download/mobireaderjavaphonesB078.zip) and put the .jar file in your Dropbox folder
    3. Next, download Mobipocket Creator (http://www.mobipocket.com/en/DownloadSoft/DownloadCreator.asp) and install in your PC
    4. Mobipocket Creator can only read HTML, Word or Text Documents so I copied and paste my PDF to Text file and saved it. (also tried this using MS Word, gumagana din)
    5. Open Mobipocket Creator and Import the Text file you just saved
    6. Once imported, it will convert your document to an HTML File and it will be placed in your “My publication folder” (mine created this folder in My Documents)
    7. On the next screen press build
    8. No Encryption pinili ko.
    9. And “Build” button again
    10. Disregard the error if you do not have a mobipocket reader in your PC.
    11. In your “My Publication” folder, copy the file with .prc extension to your Dropbox folder
    12. Access dropbox thru http://m.dropbox.com
    13. Intall the Mobipocket Reader first (It will be placed in your Games Folder)
    14. Then download the ebook with .prc extension. If it doesn’t prompt you to download, transfer the file manually using a data cable.
    Done! Enjoy your ebook!!! not as good as adobe reader for mobile but works for me. Matrabaho but worth it.
    PS
    Sabi sa website. The application is still in beta stage and it might crash your phone so backup muna. Use this at your own risk. Wag nyo ko sisihin pag nasira phone nyo. Pero sakin its working 100%. Good luck

    xtian

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  111. kakabili ko lng ng ng corby wifi ko nung isang araw and its good.. d nmn 22o ung mga negative na cnasabi nung iba, cguro dapat sa cguradong cellphone shop ka bibili, wag don sa kung saan2 lng.. ask lng, twing kelan need iupgrade ang firmware..


    -mike ^_^

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  112. how much that phone po?? i want to buy to..

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  113. hi! i have a samsung corby wifi din... which is good naman talaga... kasi super ung internal memory nya which is 50 mb and upgradable pa ung mmc up to 8g... i can download touch games and music.. tranfered to my corby wifi phone... also i can connect it to my pc... thru the data cable and the connection is mass storage or thru media player... but im having problem to connect this phone using the pc studio... when im connecting it to my pc... laging me nag papop up na usb modem needs to download pero hirap mag hanap until now... ive already downloaded the samsung pc studio 7 and even the samsung pc studio 3... pero never work... un connect ko nalang using the mass storage or the media player nagagamit ko parin naman for the downloads... and 1 thing i hate about this is hindi ka makakapag download ng themes. i believe hindi supported un....
    pero overall the best naman... di nga lang perfect...
    guys kung gsto nyo malaman kung saan link ng touch games just email me at betsayvargas@yahoo.com.... and i will just send you the link.... thanks....

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  114. san ba magandang bumuli?? sa samsung store or sa sm malls???

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  115. di paren po ba nagbabago yung price nya na 7600..

    kasi balak ko po bumili eh..thanks..

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  116. Hello po! balak ko din bumili nito. Hingi lang po ako ng suggestion kung saan magandang bumili. Yun sure talaga. Thanks po :D

    - Rikka -

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  117. hi,gusto ko rin po bumili ng corby kaso takot ako bka nga may abirya..nabasa ko kasi sa ibang nag comment na pangit daw at naga hang pa...sabi din nla ok daw pagdating na sa wifi...nakaka panghinayang din naman pag nabili muna tapos wala pang 1week may dipekto na sayang ang pera dba? ibili ko nalng cguro ng nokia C3...pls..help me to solve this...comment me in my facebook..tyronepaul83@yahoo.com

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  118. pano kaya makakapanood ng you tube sa fon na to?? hindi kc supported ung file sa you tube.. kung cno man ang nakakaalam paki post nmn poh.. tnx ^_^ ..


    --mike ^_^

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  119. I just bought a corby today..... mukhang ok nman cea.... need ba tlga yung firmware upgrade???pls response....

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  120. Hi Ms. Yasmin! Ask ko lang kung san mo binili sayo? Kasi parang minsan it depends na din kung san mo pinurchase yun corby kung ok sya o hindi.heheh. Appreciate your response. Thank you po..

    -Rikka-

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  121. I cant use my dictionary.. can you help me?i need your answer pls?

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  122. help. i think i accidentally erased my twitter, facebook pop up. and also the widget pop up. how can i retrieve it again? please help. :(

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  123. I bought it last July for P7600.00 directly from Samsung Center

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  124. woah! that's too cheap now in cebu! haha! thanks for the help and for the info also! how about here in manila? it has a same price here and in Cebu? THANKS! :)

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  125. I am so glad to find a nice review of Corby Wifi, I am definitely getting one. And am even happier knowing that Abensons in Waltermart is having their massive sale. The Corby wifi is only Php 7,499.00 and it comes with a free Samsung e1070 phone. I'll buy mine tomorrow, too bad I showed up at Abensons 5 minutes after they closed. Hehehe.

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  126. san n na ung dating mga comment.. amf!! pano nga ulit upgrade firmware...?? sagot nmn kau..

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  127. thank you! it's a great help. now i can decide if i will buy the samsung s3653w wifi or not. and my decision is i will buy...thanks a lot.

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  128. now, we all know that it is easy to restore CONNECTION settings like INTERNET, GPRS, MMS. I suggest to delete these settings except MMS. This will ensure connecting to internet via WIFI only and eliminate incurrring extra charges. (before i learned the RESTORE option, my solution is to put extra characters in the APN to disable these connections)

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  129. dapat ba usb cable talaga ng samsung ung bilihin ko??

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  130. sakin poh 3hours lng ^^

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  131. sir i have a problem in my memory card 8G poh MC ko pero pagmagpapapasa ako ng MP3 nagfafailed siya tpos na mamatay CP ko T.T help me plz

    meron poh bang pwedeng ilagay na ANTi-Virus sa Corby??

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  132. Run JavaScript, Display images, Play Sound & Run Flash must all set to 'On' (default settings from the box) in the Menu -> Internet -> Settings ->Preference

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  133. mine is 7250. i bought it at sm manila.. :)

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  134. Hey! where did you buy the S3653 corby WiFi? :) PLEASE REPLY! THANKS! :)

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  135. thanks po sa mga tips and all,gagawin ko maya ang firmware after i charge my phone..nagtataka lang ako,kasi i just bought this phone last sat,and i kept on using wifi,and mp3,and nalowbat na siya kanina,bale 1 day lang?i mean,i thought mahaba pa ang life span ng bat?bnew naman siya..

    tsaka,pwede po ba makaplay ng games ng fb d2?maybe it sounds stupid,but sa old fon ko,n70,may opera mini me dati dun,pwede ako makamafia and maka punta ng forum sites,but not in corby.=(

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  136. Bought it at Abensons Waltermart Makati :)

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  137. anu ba po ung nasa loob ng box ng corby wifi

    meh data cable ba po?

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  138. included na po yung microSD sa phone pag nabili?

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  139. as in maganda ba tlga ang corby? kc binabalak nmin ng fren ko bumili ng dalawa.

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  140. hnd po .. ung sa 7,600 charger tska headset lng po,, tpos 2 spare na jacket

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  141. i have this phone and i love those stuff in here yun nga lang mababa yun internal memory worth naman sa 8g na external memory:))

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  142. ganyan din problema ko..

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  143. please help me with my problem:))THNX

    DJ_CHARLES06

    SAMSUNG CORBY WIFI USER!!!

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  144. aq din..d p rin mkpag-surf s web using the phone's wifi :( what should i do???

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  145. i love this phone, but i still need to save for this =<

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  146. i got corby s3653w P6900 at sm marikina

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  147. pangbabae lang ba ang samsung corby??

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  148. Question: Could we use youtube here?

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  149. 6999 nalng xa ngaun. just got mine kahapon.

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  150. San po kayo nakabili ng P5,800?

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  151. robinsons ermita or ortigas?

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  152. pano kung ang casing sa samsung corby masira mapapalitan ba ito at saan namn mapaplit ang casing nito? tio ba ay matibay na cellphone

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  153. pag nag youtube ka sa phone na samsung corby mag play ba ito?

    at may bayad ba kada enternet mo nito "?

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  154. san ka naka bili tol nyan ang mura na yan 5,800 sana maka bili rin ako gosto ko kasi mag karon nito

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  155. guys.. question lang poh.. nawala po kasi yung widgets ko..
    facebook,twitter and myspace.. tska ung widget kung san pede mag dl
    ng new widget.. what should i do?
    san po pede mag dl ulit?

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  156. what is the latest price of samsung corby?

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  157. magkano..ba..to..ngayon.??..bibili..talaga..kasi.ako..nagugugluhan.ako.sa.price?

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  158. guys! san makakuha ng themes ng samsung corby3653W???
    need ur info...

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  159. bili ko 7130.... den ung memory card 2gb 520..

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  160. searh mo nlng sa youtube.. nandon ang sagot.. hehe... swear!

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  161. go to settings... xplore...

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  162. sa akin 2hours and half...

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  163. wow ang mura sa amin 7,500

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  164. No doubt the phone is fantastic in its price group, but I was astonished to see that youtube does not download a single item. I am wondering why samsung has put youtube in widgets if it does not work. Does any body know that samsung has released some update to resolve this issue?

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  165. what is the purpose of the fake call|?

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  166. I just got the Corby last Sunday and it's great! I had no internet connection issues whatsoever! Within a couple hours of fiddling with the features, I was able to download new games into it, login to my yahoo messenger and even watched youtube videos~ Ehehehe... Nakapag-post pa nga ako sa facebook. Ganda pa ng camera compared to other camera phones kahit 2mpx lang~ Ang cute pa!

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  167. what's the meaning of DNS? i can't connect to internet thru wifi cause DNS always appear.. it says DNS failed :/ anyone pls? thanks a lot :) here's my email aubrey10785@yahoo.com..

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  168. guys may alam ba kau site na mpagddownlodan ng games for this fone?.. wala kasi ako mahanap.. kung alam nyo please share it to me guys.. thanks ;)

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  169. Satsuki_kitaooji1990January 2, 2011 at 6:30 PM

    hi! tanong ko lng po.. may korean language setting po ba yang S3653W?
    thankyou! magkano na lng po ngayon yang corby wifi?

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  170. 4gig SD card doesn't work on this phone only 1 2 and 8gig

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  171. Mischievous_princess1998January 8, 2011 at 4:04 PM

    magkano ang pagbili mo po nyan elmo??

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  172. Mischievous_princess1998January 8, 2011 at 4:07 PM

    saan nyo po nabili Moirae??at magkano rin po???pls reply..cuz i wanna buy also...tnx

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  173. Mischievous_princess1998January 9, 2011 at 6:01 PM

    wer did your friend buy the corby??

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  174. Download games here http://vinaytechs.blogspot.com or at mobile360

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  175. ano po ung site ng touch games

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  176. pls need help po d po nag p play yung youtube video nakalagay lng connecting/ connected tpos wala na d na gumagalaw please help me chaka ung battery life nya ganun ba talga un kc 4 hours tuloy2 kong ginamit wifi/ mp3/games na lowbat agad

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  177. pls email nyo po ako kelangan ko po tulong nyo paul_cincoBSA@yahoo.com

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  178. ahm.. kelangan pa ba magkaron ng wifi sa house para gumana ung wifi sa phone? how much toh? san the best bumili? what color pinakamaganda? may stylus ba siya?

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  179. 5680 nalang ni sa grandmall... amazing... :D makapalit na jud ko ani sa katapusan puhon. :D

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  180. hello me too i want to buy also yeah where its a good buy the corby i really like it to be have it that phone hehheheh...

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  181. how can i use the gprs?and what internet profile should i use?

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  182. where did your friend buy her corby?

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  183. kuya..sn po yung accessories store n yun? via bluetooth lng po kc ako nkakapagtransfer ng files e.. e matagal po maxado pag ganun.. pls.. need your reply. tnx..

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  184. wow ...
    were did you get that theme!!!

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  185. its to confusing...
    is this the same http://ph.samsungmobile.com/mobile-phones/Samsung%20S3653W
    because it has no wifi logo above the tabs....
    grrrrr....
    help me

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  186. FOR SALE:

    SAMSUNG CORBY
    (S3653W SAMSUNG)

    P6,000.00
    -- 2 megapixel camera
    -- full touch screen
    -- wifi ready
    -- micro SD (up to 8GB)

    but if you want i can give it P5,800
    if you're interested just email me:
    melody_of_love16@yahoo.com

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  187. that is my problem too :( i dont know if its because i delete all the connetction in network settings.. pls anyone helllp :'(

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  188. please anyone can help me to fix my settings !.. i accidentally deleted all the connections in network setting, i dont know if that is the reason why i cant use the WI-Fi now..it shows DNS ERROR.. please help mee~ :(

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  189. walang stylus ang corby. gagana lng ang wifi kung may connection na malapit o mismong sa inyo. kailangan ng internet connection sa wifi. kung may internet ka, bumili ka lang ng wifi router para magamit mo ang wifi sa phone.

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  190. meron sa sm taytay. mismong shop ng samsung sa 2nd floor. at 5,500 na lng sya ngaun.

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  191. bout sa DNS ERROR restart mo lang yung unit tpos try to connect ulit ok na yon, erase mo nlang yung mga browsing history mo pra malinis hehe

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  192. thank you so much ok i'll try it ;)

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  193. hi ask ko lang po kung pde to downloadan ng ms viewer at kung nagwowork po sya? gumagana rin po ba rito ang yahoo messenger? and may free net sa gprs dn ba like other phones na nakikita ko

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