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Old June 24th, 2010, 10:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So my cousin brought his newly aquired iPhone 4 over and I played with it a little... This isn't going to be an indepth thing, but rather a simple first impression... (probably nothing new for a lot of us)

1) Smoothness... ip4 is so much smoother it's not even funny, however the day I picked up the EVO I already knew what I was getting myself into... Still, I played 3D Homerun Battle on both phones and the unlimited FPS was striking...

2) Screen size... The ip4 IMO still loses in this department, no matter how nice (and it is pretty nice) the screen is, it just does not do it for me...

3) Resolution... The new ip4 screen IS pretty nice looking... Still, I'm just going to leave it at that LOL...

4) The phone does have issues to work out... 3DHB when ran from multitask menu last sound operations during the batting sequence, and his phone does lose signal when you hold it in your hand with your palm touching the left corner. However, it didn't drop the call...

5) Facetime, it's smooth... More smooth than Qik on Wifi, resolution is decent too... However, it only works on Wifi... My cousin said skype works on 3G for him tho...

6) Feel, the form feels almost too sharp, it's light, way lighter by feel than EVO, I'd say overall I like it, but prefer the way the EVO feel more...

7) Keyboard sensitivty / overall touch sensitivity, hands down ip4 pwns EVO... Just words can't describe the pwnage...

I have to say, I'm pretty impressed by the new iPhone, I think if I had either I'd be happy, but more happy with EVO... Ofcourse the keyboard sensitivity and FPS is still my only quirks...

I'll have more when I play with it more...

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I'm in such a terrible predicament and I don't like it.

I left AT&T and my iPhone 3GS just four days before the iPhone 4 was announced. What a terrible decision that was. I sold my AT&T branded Nexus One and my iPhone 3GS and paid off my AT&T ETF and bought myself an EVO 4G. Days later, the iPhone 4 was announced at WWDC. At first, I wasn't sold on the iPhone 4. The fact that the phone is made of glass was just simply laughable to me. I left the iPhone universe for Android because of how open and customizable it is. I never thought I'd say that I miss the iPhone. That's not to say that Android sucks, because Android is AMAZING, but something about the iPhone just rubs me the right way. (Nevermind the fact that the iPhone keyboard will NEVER be beaten)

I really just don't the lag on the EVO. The iPhone is SO much more fluid and intuitive. Just, bleh.

So here I sit with an EVO with a separated screen and TONS of dust particles under the glass in the upper left hand corner, and an urge to return my EVO and try and talk to AT&T to reactivate my account and refund my ETF and the pre-order an iPhone 4, which will hopefully have all of its kinks worked out by the time I get it. Definitely a terrible situation to be in, eh?
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I have to be a jerk... This thread is unnecessary. Go get iPhones and move on with your lives
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This is far from unnecessary. It's an Android forum (obviously), yes. However, it's also a place for people to talk about their dislikes of their devices. I'm simply comparing the EVO to the iPhone and how I think the iPhone is still just slightly superior to any Android phone on the market.
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This is far from unnecessary. It's an Android forum (obviously), yes. However, it's also a place for people to talk about their dislikes of their devices. I'm simply comparing the EVO to the iPhone and how I think the iPhone is still just slightly superior to any Android phone on the market.
There are plenty of other threads comparing the two and a new one did not need to be created therefore making it unnecessary. Like I said go get an iPhone.
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lol people who dont wanna read should play with their phones. i have three evos at home and dont plan on changing any of them. so if you are too big to read my opinions please just load another thread dont rain on my parade.
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I know, I didn't create the thread. I was simply sharing my thoughts. There's no need to be so hostile towards people who are trying to compare and justify their new purchase with something that they left a month ago, when it was said to be SO much better.
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And you only get two maybe three drops out of an iPhone.

iPhone 4 drop test yields results (video) -- Engadget

And i feel the EVO in its current state is a really bad example of what Android can do. It's pretty sad my moment is more fluid than the EVO, despite much less processing power/RAM. HTC needs to get on this and fix it.
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They really do. For as much RAM and processing power that this phone has, the OS is SO sluggish.
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I'm in such a terrible predicament and I don't like it.

I left AT&T and my iPhone 3GS just four days before the iPhone 4 was announced. What a terrible decision that was. I sold my AT&T branded Nexus One and my iPhone 3GS and paid off my AT&T ETF and bought myself an EVO 4G. Days later, the iPhone 4 was announced at WWDC. At first, I wasn't sold on the iPhone 4. The fact that the phone is made of glass was just simply laughable to me. I left the iPhone universe for Android because of how open and customizable it is. I never thought I'd say that I miss the iPhone. That's not to say that Android sucks, because Android is AMAZING, but something about the iPhone just rubs me the right way. (Nevermind the fact that the iPhone keyboard will NEVER be beaten)

I really just don't the lag on the EVO. The iPhone is SO much more fluid and intuitive. Just, bleh.

So here I sit with an EVO with a separated screen and TONS of dust particles under the glass in the upper left hand corner, and an urge to return my EVO and try and talk to AT&T to reactivate my account and refund my ETF and the pre-order an iPhone 4, which will hopefully have all of its kinks worked out by the time I get it. Definitely a terrible situation to be in, eh?
I was in your same boat. I might still be. I played with the iPhone 4G for quite a while today. The 'fluid' nature of the phone (I call it polish) is unbeatable and something Android will aspire to over time. The value of that polish is really high. It changes your 'experience' with the phone.

For me it has come down to these things:
  • Sprint is better where I live.
  • I prefer the screen size of the Evo (ALMOST same resolution)
  • I've been running Froyo since I got the phone

That's it... that's all the is keeping me on Android. I'm not really a fan of either camp so you won't hear me talking up either one. The iPhone is a better experience when it comes to polish. Everywhere in the OS. It had taken me a couple weeks to adjust and accept the sluggishness of Android and accept the shortcomings. I'm running Froyo which is a rooted version of the OS. Bugs should be expected. But, surprisingly it is quite stable. Even with the speed enhancements the phone is seriously lacking. Yet... Froyo is probably the only thing that kept me holding on to Evo.

The iPhone is an elegant and beautiful piece of technology. It is well thought out in both hardware and software. It's simplicity is what gives it such diverse usability. While it leaves you clinging for more; it delivers in what it does.

Android delivers where the iPhone is lacking. (Right now) it comes at a cost of accepting its inadequacies. Yet, I think Android has the most to benefit from the growing user base and software updates coming in the future. You can hold the same Evo 4G and have a brand new user experience on the Evo in one year. All with a simple update to the OS. The iPhone has reached a plateau in innovation. While the iPhone 4 is amazing it was not a huge leap from the 3GS. Not as much as a 2G -> 3G or 3G -> 3GS. I don't see a huge change in experience coming in their foreseeable future. Mainly because Steve has put his steak in the ground and dictated that what-you-see-is-what-you-get.

It saddens me how emotionally invested people are in these forums. The acknowledgement of a job-well-done by Apple cannot be said in these forums without the immature lashings of an immature minority. I see no reason you guys can't question your commitment to Android. Ultimately, through discussion and experiences, you must make the right choice for you.
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1) ...and the unlimited FPS was striking...
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I was in your same boat. I might still be. I played with the iPhone 4G for quite a while today. The 'fluid' nature of the phone (I call it polish) is unbeatable and something Android will aspire to over time. The value of that polish is really high. It changes your 'experience' with the phone.

For me it has come down to these things:
  • Sprint is better where I live.
  • I prefer the screen size of the Evo (ALMOST same resolution)
  • I've been running Froyo since I got the phone

That's it... that's all the is keeping me on Android. I'm not really a fan of either camp so you won't hear me talking up either one. The iPhone is a better experience when it comes to polish. Everywhere in the OS. It had taken me a couple weeks to adjust and accept the sluggishness of Android and accept the shortcomings. I'm running Froyo which is a rooted version of the OS. Bugs should be expected. But, surprisingly it is quite stable. Even with the speed enhancements the phone is seriously lacking. Yet... Froyo is probably the only thing that kept me holding on to Evo.

The iPhone is an elegant and beautiful piece of technology. It is well thought out in both hardware and software. It's simplicity is what gives it such diverse usability. While it leaves you clinging for more; it delivers in what it does.

Android delivers where the iPhone is lacking. (Right now) it comes at a cost of accepting its inadequacies. Yet, I think Android has the most to benefit from the growing user base and software updates coming in the future. You can hold the same Evo 4G and have a brand new user experience on the Evo in one year. All with a simple update to the OS. The iPhone has reached a plateau in innovation. While the iPhone 4 is amazing it was not a huge leap from the 3GS. Not as much as a 2G -> 3G or 3G -> 3GS. I don't see a huge change in experience coming in their foreseeable future. Mainly because Steve has put his steak in the ground and dictated that what-you-see-is-what-you-get.

It saddens me how emotionally invested people are in these forums. The acknowledgement of a job-well-done by Apple cannot be said in these forums without the immature lashings of an immature minority. I see no reason you guys can't question your commitment to Android. Ultimately, through discussion and experiences, you must make the right choice for you.
Everyone should read this, time and time again.

Sprint is SO much faster where I live when it comes to data, but I've had problems receiving text messages on time and that's it really. AT&T data in my area was just horrendous and a HUGE part of the reason I left for Sprint, the EVO was the rest of the reason.

I'll admit that I wasn't a huge fan of FaceTime when the iPhone 4 was announced, but now that I know developers will be able to dig into the features and add it into their own applications, I may change my mind on that, as well.
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I don't understand the 'lag' some of the iPhoneboys talk about with the Evo. Coming from an iPhone myself, it's hardly noticeable. I had tons of lag with my keyboard on my 3G, plus ... typing with Swype on the Evo is like butta'
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I have to be a jerk... This thread is unnecessary. Go get iPhones and move on with your lives
How is your post in any way contributing to this thread or the forums? All you have to do is _not_ post.

There are literally thousands of threads to read so read one you are interested in and stop littering in this one.
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I don't understand the 'lag' some of the iPhoneboys talk about with the Evo. Coming from an iPhone myself, it's hardly noticeable. I had tons of lag with my keyboard on my 3G, plus ... typing with Swype on the Evo is like butta'
I'm not talking about keyboard lag. At all. The keyboard on the EVO works just fine for me. That doesn't mean it's on-par with the iPhone's keyboard, though, because it's not.

In terms of lag, I'm speaking about the overall responsiveness and fluidity of the operating system it self. The menus, the way things open, ect.
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My cousin's iphone pwned me just now on 3g webpage loading lol oh the shame.
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Too bad you cant hold the phone and make calls...
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Sigh.... I am not saying you can't have an opinion but the creation of a new thread for it is unecessary.. I have zero problems with Apple and the iPhone. Good for them. It isn't for me though just like Android isn't for everyone and Windows Mobile isn't for everyone. It is not emotional investment, I just hate that every time I open this forum now it is iPhone vs Evo. Look my point is this.. If you prefer the iPhone then go get an iPhone. I am not saying that sarcastically or in any tone. It is a simple thing. Why keep something you are having problems with (and no I am not speaking to everyone in this thread) and sit around and complain about it and talk about how great the iPhone is? Go get what you want. It also gets harder to ignore the amount of posts users have when they make these comments that wreak of troll. But that is an ugly word and I hate going there.
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It's a damn shame that I don't come on Android forums to please you. Discussing the differences between the iPhone and the EVO aren't against the rules, so I'm going to continue to do so. I can only hope that you'll wake up one morning and won't be aggravated by the discussions of others.

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Sigh.... I am not saying you can't have an opinion but the creation of a new thread for it is unecessary.. I have zero problems with Apple and the iPhone. Good for them. It isn't for me though just like Android isn't for everyone and Windows Mobile isn't for everyone. It is not emotional investment, I just hate that every time I open this forum now it is iPhone vs Evo. Look my point is this.. If you prefer the iPhone then go get an iPhone. I am not saying that sarcastically or in any tone. It is a simple thing. Why keep something you are having problems with (and no I am not speaking to everyone in this thread) and sit around and complain about it and talk about how great the iPhone is? Go get what you want. It also gets harder to ignore the amount of posts users have when they make these comments that wreak of troll. But that is an ugly word and I hate going there.
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Wow, seriously? Have you ever thought about not posting and skipping the thread altogether? The OP owns an EVO.

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Dude, the EVO has lag everywhere. Scrolling, animations, transitions, zooming, panning, the list goes on and on. Aside from the 30fps cap, its not totally the EVO's fault. Android just needs to get more polished.
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This is far from unnecessary. It's an Android forum (obviously), yes. However, it's also a place for people to talk about their dislikes of their devices. I'm simply comparing the EVO to the iPhone and how I think the iPhone is still just slightly superior to any Android phone on the market.
And you are certainly entitled to your opinion, but have you ever considered that if you took these same posts and put them in the Apple forums, you would all be hero's (no pun intended.)
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Well...that's just like, your opinion man.
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And you are certainly entitled to your opinion, but have you ever considered that if you took these same posts and put them in the Apple forums, you would all be hero's (no pun intended.)
I could be, but I'd be a hero if I came here from the iPhone and said I was never going back. I'm far from an Apple/Android fanboy, because I've used both phones religiously in the last year. If I'm taking an unbiased approach to my responses in these threads, I don't see why it's such an issue.
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Too bad you cant hold the phone and make calls...
Sure you can. I could make a one-liner sarcastic comment about a whole list of things on the Evo. However, I like my Evo and your approach to 90% of your posts is immature and lame.

I hope they enforce the zero tolerance policy on you soon...

People like you ruin what is otherwise an excellent and supportive Android user community.
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Honestly, if I were going to make this switch, I'd probably wait a month and just swallow Sprint's ETF, just so I knew that the iPhone 4's that were shipping were fixed. That also gives me enough time to play more with the EVO and ultimately decide on whether or not I dislike it enough to actually go ahead and leave.
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I always think of this video when I see posts like yours. Poor guy is just trying to make a point... But no one is listening.
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And you only get two maybe three drops out of an iPhone.
Rofl. Go outside and drop your EVO, sans case, on the asphalt three times, then report back. I'm looking forward to reading the results!
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My opinion would probably sway heavily in favor of keeping the EVO if I could actually get a god damn replacement phone. I can't stand this screen separation and dust collection much longer.
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Rofl. Go outside and drop your EVO, sans case, on the asphalt three times, then report back. I'm looking forward to reading the results!
I don't have an EVO. And my moment has been dropped more than 3 times on the asphalt and still works fine. Maybe it's because, I don't know, my phones not made out of GLASS?
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If Iphone switches to a more reliable provider, I will jump ship. Til then, I'm riding my Sprint contract til the end. If a better android device comes out, I'll buy it. We all seem to forget that we are all consumers and that we seek the best quality product for the price. And for now, the Evo is for me. What phone doesn't have its problems? This is why i bought the insurance, but I still have yet to need it. I'm happy, all that matters is that we are all happy. Let the people drool over the Iphone, we all know we were drooling over the Evo too. Let it be, and lets all enjoy our phones in our pockets and not care so much about what others have in theirs.
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I do apologize... I was in a pissy mood earlier and seeing yet another iPhone vs. Evo thread set me off. I should not have posted in here in that manner.
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I don't have an EVO. And my moment has been dropped more than 3 times on the asphalt and still works fine. Maybe it's because, I don't know, my phones not made out of GLASS?
You don't have an EVO?
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I'm in such a terrible predicament and I don't like it.

I left AT&T and my iPhone 3GS just four days before the iPhone 4 was announced. What a terrible decision that was. I sold my AT&T branded Nexus One and my iPhone 3GS and paid off my AT&T ETF and bought myself an EVO 4G. Days later, the iPhone 4 was announced at WWDC. At first, I wasn't sold on the iPhone 4. The fact that the phone is made of glass was just simply laughable to me. I left the iPhone universe for Android because of how open and customizable it is. I never thought I'd say that I miss the iPhone. That's not to say that Android sucks, because Android is AMAZING, but something about the iPhone just rubs me the right way. (Nevermind the fact that the iPhone keyboard will NEVER be beaten)

I really just don't the lag on the EVO. The iPhone is SO much more fluid and intuitive. Just, bleh.

So here I sit with an EVO with a separated screen and TONS of dust particles under the glass in the upper left hand corner, and an urge to return my EVO and try and talk to AT&T to reactivate my account and refund my ETF and the pre-order an iPhone 4, which will hopefully have all of its kinks worked out by the time I get it. Definitely a terrible situation to be in, eh?
I talked to AT&T before I left and they said they can reactivate your account within 60 days of cancellation at no charge. Idk if those were the exact words she used but I do remember that.

As far as Evo vs iPhone and all that garbage... all i'll say is that coming from a 3GS myself, after using the Evo and seeing the size and clarity of the screen... it just feels weird to look at a 3.5" display again. I don't care what resolution it's at. The resolution of the i4 is overkill for a screen that size imo.

I remember I bought my Evo and used it for a week and I haven't sold my iPhone 3GS so I played around with it for a little bit and it just felt wrong. Having to zoom in to see text on websites and the size of the screen... i'm so spoiled with that screen. I have my nitpicks for the Evo, but not nearly enough to get me to switch back to AT&T. Maybe in another 3 generations of iPhone i might consider it only if they rethink the UI and come up with something fresh. The iPhone OS is just old and dated... Anyway, enough from me. I too am tired of seeing these iPhone comparisons but what can you do... My opinion is this:

Stop looking for reasons to justify your purchase. Just enjoy your phone for what it is!
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I do apologize... I was in a pissy mood earlier and seeing yet another iPhone vs. Evo thread set me off. I should not have posted in here in that manner.
I am a moderator of my truck's forum, and I've been a member of about 15 plus forums... Trust me, you WANT people to post everything that comes to mind... It's the very same reason why you want Android, there are more choices... You don't have to like every Android phone, just the one you picked...

So in forum terms, you don't have to like every thread, just the ones that interest you... Look at how many tech bloggers will make reviews and comparisons... It's gonna be a LONG day for us all if it really ticks you off in some minor way...

Anyway, from my days of moderating a forum, one thing is for sure... You can't please everyone... If you try to, you've already failed...

Anyway, back on topic... The iPhone still can't type anything outside of an app in landscape mode... Sorta like our Google search widget... I absolutely HATE that...

P.S. I don't own just ONE EVO, we have THREE in my house... Everyone picked it through my phone hunting skills... Cause girls like guys with skillz...
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I am a moderator of my truck's forum, and I've been a member of about 15 plus forums... Trust me, you WANT people to post everything that comes to mind... It's the very same reason why you want Android, there are more choices... You don't have to like every Android phone, just the one you picked...

So in forum terms, you don't have to like every thread, just the ones that interest you... Look at how many tech bloggers will make reviews and comparisons... It's gonna be a LONG day for us all if it really ticks you off in some minor way...

Anyway, from my days of moderating a forum, one thing is for sure... You can't please everyone... If you try to, you've already failed...

Anyway, back on topic... The iPhone still can't type anything outside of an app in landscape mode... Sorta like our Google search widget... I absolutely HATE that...

P.S. I don't own just ONE EVO, we have THREE in my house... Everyone picked it through my phone hunting skills... Cause girls like guys with skillz...
Agreed hence the apology
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I just do not get it. I played with the iphone 4 for like 3 hours and the Evo just killed it.

Smoothness factor was insane. The iphone 4 would actually lock up. The Evo with a task manager was just lighting fast.

The iphone was soo slow at everything.
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If Iphone switches to a more reliable provider, I will jump ship. Til then, I'm riding my Sprint contract til the end. If a better android device comes out, I'll buy it. We all seem to forget that we are all consumers and that we seek the best quality product for the price. And for now, the Evo is for me. What phone doesn't have its problems? This is why i bought the insurance, but I still have yet to need it. I'm happy, all that matters is that we are all happy. Let the people drool over the Iphone, we all know we were drooling over the Evo too. Let it be, and lets all enjoy our phones in our pockets and not care so much about what others have in theirs.
Honestly, with all the problems i've been having with the Evo... it makes me want to return it and wait for that oh so sexy Samsung Galaxy S Pro...

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You don't have an EVO?
Nope. Just keeping my eye on it.

Don't have to make a decision until november(premiere annual upgrade woohoo!)

I have my eye on the EVO and Galaxy S Pro. Leaning towards the galaxy S pro, 16 Gb internal storage, Super AMOLED, also with 4G, and slider qwerty. Oh and a 4" screen which is perfect for me. (Since there's an HD2 in the family, i put it through its tests, I find one-handed use to be difficult.)
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The iPhone 4 is the obvious winner because the picture is slightly less blurry.

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Agreed hence the apology
Cheers bro, after moderating for so long, internet quarrels don't phase me LOL... You really learn to just step away...

I have over 10K posts in my truck forum... Once I got married I left it alone for a while... I actually go to forum meets n such, now I play on my phone hahaha...

I feel constricted with the iPhone still though, when my wife got her 3G 2 years ago, I had a phone that didn't even have a camera... Picked it for battery life / call clarity...

Then the last year or so, I heavily played with her phone and decided I need mobile browsing capability... And my brother in law came up with the idea we should all get new phones and get a mad 27% discount with Sprint (we've been with them and we've been with them so long my number's peak starts at 6PM instead of 7PM)...

So I went phone hunting and have been following the EVO since Dec when it was called the Supersonic... I've been on enough rumor threads to drive a sane person nuts...

Then it finally came... The day it was announced... Still, the news basically said you gotta wait THREE MORE MONTHS!!! Then the day I picked it up... Man everything was gravy... Then I got a better look at my screen has a mad light leak into the display white washing the lower left hand (iPhone corner of death) corner...

Still, the fun I have with Android in the first week and the freedom I felt was so vitalizing... I played with my cousin's iPhone 4 at first at dinner, and really found nothing new to do... There weren't any hacks to install, there aren't any new apps I'm dying to try... It just works... Faster....

I can't wait till XDA finalizes the 30FPS thing... I'm SURE all the lag would more than go away once they figure it out...

Thus is why I'm holding on to my EVO, cause worst come the worst, they'll get it right next time in two year's time...
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Nope. Just keeping my eye on it.

Don't have to make a decision until november(premiere annual upgrade woohoo!)

I have my eye on the EVO and Galaxy S Pro. Leaning towards the galaxy S pro, 16 Gb internal storage, Super AMOLED, also with 4G, and slider qwerty. Oh and a 4" screen which is perfect for me. (Since there's an HD2 in the family, i put it through its tests, I find one-handed use to be difficult.)
I'd say Galaxy S all the way, but I'm biased about physical keyboards... But then you are sharing network with iPhone users and that's a major bleh...

If the Galaxy S makes it to Sprint that would be sexy... Still though, the EVO is like the design I like... And HTC sense is so sexy... I can't wait to play with one of those new Samsungs though, along with Droid X... Just to see the difference...
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I'd say Galaxy S all the way, but I'm biased about physical keyboards... But then you are sharing network with iPhone users and that's a major bleh...

If the Galaxy S makes it to Sprint that would be sexy... Still though, the EVO is like the design I like... And HTC sense is so sexy... I can't wait to play with one of those new Samsungs though, along with Droid X... Just to see the difference...
The Galaxy S Pro is coming to Sprint. That is the one with the Keyboard as opposed to the Galaxy S which I believe is going to AT&T and I think I saw T-Mobile has a variant of it in the works
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The Galaxy S Pro is coming to Sprint. That is the one with the Keyboard as opposed to the Galaxy S which I believe is going to AT&T and I think I saw T-Mobile has a variant of it in the works
That is correct. The ATT version is called the Captivate.
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That is correct. The ATT version is called the Captivate.
Yup... and T-Mobile just put up their webpage for their version called the Vibrant.. all pics I see of the home screen though it looks like a pretty blatant rip off of the iPhone (home screen image)
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