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Old June 2nd, 2010, 09:31 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jbaruch76 View Post
so i knwo all about the droid, droid incredbile, droid shadow and droid 2. i was planning on waiting for the shadow, but i can get an eris now for a good rpice. i'm wondering if i shoudl bite. what are the downsides to it? and i was trying to look and didn't see anything about it having buitl in gps. should i go and get it?
I'm in the same boat right now. I know there are "better" Android phones out there, but I'm not sure if I'll miss any of the things Eris can't do. Or if I'll be upset later when all the other phones are getting upgrades and the Eris isn't. I'm probably going to go with the Eris, though, for a couple reasons. 1) I'm freaking broke, and with the buy one get one free deal, my husband can get a new phone, too. 2) I've held both the Eris and the Incredible and I know if my 9 month old gets his hands on the Inc, it's doomed. The Eris seems a bit more hardy. 3) If I get the Eris for cheap now, I'll feel less bad about replacing it in a year or so when something really awesome comes out.

By the way, when I asked a Verizon CSR if the Eris would still be around in July when I get my discount, she said they're still getting shipments of them and it should be available. So I'm not sure what to make of the EOL talk...
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