Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket versus HTC Vivid.  Which 4G LTE AT&T device is the one to buy?  Aaron figures it all out in the latest dogfight battle!  The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket packs a dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, front-facing shooter, NFC support, 1,850 mAh battery, and Android 2.3.5 with TouchWiz 4.0.  The HTC Vivid rocks a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.5-inch qHD display, 8-megapixel shooter with 1080p HD video capabilities, a front-facing camera, 1,620 mAh battery, and Android 2.3.4 with HTC Sense 3.0.

The Galaxy S II Skyrocket comes in at $249.99, while the Vivid is $199.99.  Which one is the must-have smartphone?  Dive in and find out!  Part 1 of 2.

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Kimmy Hernden I am getting rid of my Iphone 4s for the skyrocket. Samsung has always had the better phone out with quality and display. I love iphone but I am going to Android. Iphone is old school. IOS 5.0 came out and Android has already been doing it. It was nothing new. I was disappointed when I received my Iphone 4s. No 4G and no bigger display. That is why I am getting the skyrocket
Ashley Doumit Galaxy S2...like the personalization better! And I am more of a fan of the Samsung than HTC!
Jonathan Robert Roldan i have the vivid and the battery is smaller but it last longer then the skyrockets... very happy with the Vivid
Jonese Elnar skyrocket..! booooommmm.!
Jason Garland skyrocket! i have a similar phone the samsung galaxy s2 from tmobile!! i also have the international htc sensation xe
Steven Quintal who cares! make more iPhone 4S dogfights!!!
Stefan Daniel Htc vivid
Nikole Gentilquore Vivid, absolutely. HTC did a wonderful job with the battery life of this device. I'm more than happy with it and LOVE the white version. <3
Axel Caceres HTC vivid! Atleast it feels like its worth the money. Skyrocket feels like a toy with all of its cheap plastic. Also, I learned that benchmark scores don't matter. It's how YOU like the phone in an everyday use. Plus, voice quality is much better on the vivid. The Galaxy S II/skyrocket's sound very muffled and a lot of times the person on the other line, during a call, hear their own echo. Trust me, I sell them!
David Harness Skyrocket
Carlos Martinez I got the rocket n my gf got the vivid. Both are great phones
Shaunta Lovejoy Weems I got the vivid and I love it.
Tbel Abuseridze Skyrocket.
David Delgado Skyrocket speed...!! But great looking vivid... Skyrocket wins
Tim Ryberg Mike. Each carrier has at least one GS2 variant but so far AT&T has the original that looks like the international version and a slightly smaller Infuse. And now the Skyrocket which looks like the T-Mobile version with the bigger screen plus LTE
Tim Ryberg I think the vivid gets a raw deal here personally. My frame of reference is the first gs2 though not skyrocket. Have yet to actually use the newer model.
Leon Apel My galaxy s2 gets 4 hrs of use max from tmobile - R the battery comments about good life from actual owners?
Michael Boyd How many different versions of the Galaxy S II are there?
Isaac Sandoval Dvk Carter skyrocket build was eh, no major performance difference. vivid is built solid, just ok batter tho
J Litz Van Vivid! :-)
Anthony 'mrDeedz' Kennedy I ordered the sky rocket last week
Ispongklong Dacoycoy Im a big fan of htc but This time i go with the skyrocket
Shawn Poling Skyrocket
Frank Mendoza Skyrocket
Daniel Nishikata I got the skyrocket. Love the phone. I would have chose the vivid if it didn't have such horrible battery life. I love HTC sense but touch wiz 4.0 is great!
Gerard Anaya i told my cousin to get the skyrocket just so i can see it. haha. shes getting it on saturday.
Hunter Tea Rezound?
Eduardo Ordaz Both r great phones. Both fast 2.
Daniel YoungJoon Yoo first! but is audio fixed?

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