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verizon smartphones

Discussion in 'Technology' started by tacovic, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Jun 20, 2010 at 3:24 PM
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    tacovic

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    ok guys lets hear from the phone gurus. im looking to get a smartphone. has to be verizon. im looking at the droid, hd2 and inkredible. im looking for ease of use, decent battery, apps, and speed. what do you guys recommend?
     
  2. Jun 20, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    I got the HTC incredible and its bad ass. Fast, smooth tons of FREE apps no problems so far! I'm actually on it right now...
     
  3. Jun 20, 2010 at 3:28 PM
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    hows the battery life? and how did you get it already? it says its on backorder.
     
  4. Jun 20, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    i'd suggest the incredible as well
     
  5. Jun 20, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    Battery life could be better but I am always on the Damn thing. It's stand by battery life is fine! Damn phone does so much I'm always playin on it! I've had the phone for a month already, I ordered it in store and they said it would take three weeks to get it but it came in a week!!
     
  6. Jun 20, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    hmmm... do you think there is a way i could get it right away? is it worth the wait? and can you upgrade it when new technology comes out? i also heard the signal strength is not the best.
     
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    I'm pretty sure its order only. I think its worth the wait, its the fastest phone Verizon has out! I haven't had any trouble with signal at all. It's just like any other phone but Verizon is strong out here in so cal. Oh and the screen is bigger and higher resolution then the others
     
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    Oh yeah and yes you can upgrade it. Supposedly Verizon is coming out with 4g and the incredible will be able to upgrade to 4g
     
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    Motorola Droid! No contest!
     
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    wait until the droid x comes out. Just a few weeks.
     
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    Don't think it has a 4g antenna.
     
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    Ok i work at best buy for best buy mobile.. and i sell verizon..

    Just to clear up some things....

    Hd2 is only available on tmobile... droid x is a similar size but made by motorola not htc.

    Battery life on all smart phones suck.. but the incredible has an o-led screen and a good processor (snapdragon) so its better than most.. and no the incredible is not upgradable to LTE(4g), its a totally different system based off sim cards.. the incredible has no sim slot...

    Now between the droid x and incredible.. its all preference.. do you want a 4.3 inch screen or a 3.7? The droid x does have a way good battery and hdmi out.. but the phone is just huge. Droid x has better specs but incredible is still amazing just lacking the hdmi out and big screen..

    If i had to wait anyways since no one has incredibles in stock. i would go with the droid x because i prefer the bigger screen.. the phone is also made of metal not plastic and sports the nearly indestructable gorilla glass where as the incredible does not.

    So yeah
     
  13. Jun 20, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    Oh and they both have the same apps.
     
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    The droid x is the same size as the evo and hd2 if you have seen those
     
  16. Jun 20, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    hmmm. so you think the x would be a stronger more durable phone? and how much would that one be? what about just the plain droid? i dont know if i want that big of a phone.
     
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    Battery life is a bit lacking if you use it hard. I have the incredible, and I do keep it plugged in to the USB port on my PC at work. For talking, it will easily handle my weekly phone calls to my folks. Those can last as long as three hours, so no complaints overall.
     
  18. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    Wait for the Droid X.
     
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    The first Droid is falling apart left and right. Slide out keyboards are a big fail.
     
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    how much will they be and wont they be a bit big for pockets?
     
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