Originally Posted by nomunk
the charging port on the left side of the phone is a complete FAIL, infact it may be the determining factor for me purchasing this phone
Without a kickstand, why does it matter that the port is on the side?
Assuming you will buy an after-market case with a kickstand, don't you think they will quickly catch on and allow the kickstand to flip in the opposite direction? The phone will rotate the screen appropriately.