October 21st, 2011, 10:45 AM
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Device(s): Sprint HTC Hero (OEM Android 2.1) [Rooted]
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To be honest, upgrading from the Sprint HTC Hero to either of those handsets will be a night and day situation in regards to performance. I have a Sprint HTC EVO 3D and I absolutely love it.
The Sprint Samsung Epic 4G Touch is a great handset too. It comes down to, do you want a handset with a Super AMOLED screen with slightly lower resolution that scores slightly better on benchmarks versus one with an LCD screen with higher resolution that scores slightly lower on benchmarks? Personally, I give benchmarks little credence when you are comparing different handsets. They should be used only to compare the same handset or one that has had changes done, like flashing a new ROM or overclocking, to measure performance changes. I am sure there are people from both the Sprint HTC EVO 3D and Sprint Samsung Epic 4G Touch camps that would heavily lean on their respective handsets. Just look around a little, do some research, read a wide variety of reviews, and make your own decision.
Nokia 638 > Motorola Talkabout > Motorola V60t > Motorola V60i > Motorola V505 > Samsung Epix > HTC Hero
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