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Best Cell phone service for AZ

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by ecr6cyl10, Mar 18, 2012.

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AZ Best Cell phone service

Poll closed Apr 17, 2012.
  1. Sprint

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  2. AT&T

    8 vote(s)
    21.1%
  3. Verizon

    28 vote(s)
    73.7%
  1. Mar 18, 2012 at 2:32 PM
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    ecr6cyl10

    ecr6cyl10 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What is the best cell service? I have sprint but I really want the verizon 4G speeds.
     
  2. Mar 18, 2012 at 2:35 PM
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    TheGloryFades

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    Verizon hands down
     
  3. Mar 18, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Never had an issue with Sprint...their phone selection isn't that great but I recently got the Iphone4S and couldn't be happier! :cool: Plus their unlimited data package is waaaaay less $$$
     
  4. Mar 18, 2012 at 2:58 PM
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    ecr6cyl10

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    I was thinking of getting an Iphone 4s but I am not sure if I want to leave android.
     
  5. Mar 18, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Verizon. THey seem to have the best coverage out here, and best 4g service.
     
  6. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:21 PM
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    Zombie

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    I have no problem with my AT&T service. A lot of people bad mouth AT&T, but I have had great service. I have had Verizon before, and got royally screwed over.
     
  7. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    toyotatacomaTRD

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    I'm not in AZ, but the LTE speeds are ridiculously fast...

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:42 PM
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    ecr6cyl10

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    Thats why I want verizon is the speed of the 4G.
     
  9. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Upload speeds here are in the 20's..
     
  10. Mar 19, 2012 at 1:09 AM
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    Greensystemsgo

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    verizon. you pay a slight premium, but warranty service is amazing, coverage and data speeds is to notch, good phones, never had a problem with the service, been with them sense alltel got bought.
     
  11. Mar 19, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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    Sublime

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    Damn those are fast speeds! Might have been the phone (Samsung Droid Charge) but the 4g sucked....the phone was actually slower than my incredible 2 with 3g so I switched back! If there wasn't 4g avail it would bonk out and got to 1g??? WTF, that phone could have just sucked though IDK!
     
  12. Mar 19, 2012 at 9:52 AM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo Clean 1 owner with low miles.

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    the charges weak point is the processor, 1.2ghz single core.
     
  13. Mar 19, 2012 at 9:57 AM
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    BrettBretterson

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    Try 1Ghz. I wish the Charge had a 1.2Ghz proc. I have it, and while the 4G is amazing, the proc is absolute garbage.
     
  14. Mar 19, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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    Sublime

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    Not sure the proc on the incredible2 but side by side it was waaaay faster....loaded apps, web pages, pulled up everything twice as fast????
     
  15. Mar 19, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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    BrettBretterson

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    You must have gotten a dud Charge, because the Incredible 2 also has a 1Ghz proc, and both phones have virtually the same specs and performance reviews.
     
  16. Mar 20, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Verizon in AZ by far.

    AT&T's coverage is pretty spotty and the data's worse.

    Sprint is zomg no... no... no. Worst coverage anywhere of any provider. Boost Mobile does better. I use Nextel (sprint network) at work, and it won't even work 1/4mi from Intel lol, half the time it won't even work with all the repeaters in the building. People with normal Verizon service have the same problem.

    The Samsung Charge was a POS... I had one for two weeks and took it back, now only have a 3G Droid 3 (kinda regret but better than the charge). 4G is spotty as hell, but the 3G coverage is beast.
     
  17. Mar 20, 2012 at 9:41 PM
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    Aw9d

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    ^^ this minus this iPhone part. Unlimited everything plan is awesome and super cheap for me.
     
  18. Mar 29, 2012 at 12:29 PM
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    dusman

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  19. Mar 29, 2012 at 6:23 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    i have t mobile, have had them for 7 or 8 years in my family, they are pretty good but verizion is the best for sure
     
  20. Mar 29, 2012 at 6:25 PM
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    drubacca117

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    I woulda said Alltel, but then they were bought out by the evil ones... Unfortunately it is Verizon... It sucks because I hate their customer service (at least when I have to call them), but they seem to have the best coverage every where I get stationed.
     
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