The wife and I went into a Verizon store and talked to one of the employees about the Lucid today. When I asked him about the battery life and signal strength he said it is HORRIBLE (he owns one). They also had no answer on how to turn on just 3g and said it looks like it can't be done. Signal bars compared to other phones wasn't impressive. We walked away with a Rezound.
On a side note, the first store we went to the guy tried telling us that 1x is 3g... His manager came over and proceeded to tell us that 4g uses less battery than 3g because it penetrates buildings better so there is no need to turn it off. What a moron... When I tried to educate him about how these things worked he just wanted to argue, we turned around and walked out.
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