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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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All this talk about what Verizon will and will not get, just a few days ago everyone said Verizon would get the Bravo which was the Passion. Now everyone is saying that this Nexus One is Passion. Everyone is saying that Verizon will not get this and not get that. Verizon is too strong to sit this one out. If Nexus One launches on the 5th...the Bravo will (Verizon version of Passion) willl launch a week later. No proof just speculaton! I will be picking up my Bravo/Passion when it comes out in the middle of January!!!

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Verizon could still be getting a Passion... PassionC

I think Bravo will be a Euro-only release, basically same thing as the Passion pretty much, going by the leaked brochure.
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Nothing about Nexus seems to keep a new HTC phone coming to Verizon.
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I don't want the nexus I want the bravo that was leaked. Android with sense beats stock android any day.
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All this talk about what Verizon will and will not get, just a few days ago everyone said Verizon would get the Bravo which was the Passion. Now everyone is saying that this Nexus One is Passion. Everyone is saying that Verizon will not get this and not get that. Verizon is too strong to sit this one out. If Nexus One launches on the 5th...the Bravo will (Verizon version of Passion) willl launch a week later. No proof just speculaton! I will be picking up my Bravo/Passion when it comes out in the middle of January!!!
OK...I'll bite. I agree! Hey, why not? I'm gonna go out on a limb with this guy and say that I think there is a version of the Bravo coming to Verizon in AT LEAST the first quarter of 2010, and while I'm at it, I'm gonna go ahead and say that it will look nothing like the Nexus One. I think it's going to be badass and it's going to look like the rendered picture from the brochure that we've seen. The black one with the optical trackball. It will have Android 2.1 on it and it will have HTC Sense UI on it. And right at the top above the screen...you guessed it, a Verizon logo! There. I've said it. I believe it. That's what I'm banking on. No one bust my bubble please.

If this doesn't come true, then I'll just get a Droid or an Eris. End. Of. Story. We need something to have some faith in, and this is what I'm PERSONALLY choosing to have faith in. If it doesn't happen, then what have I lost? Nothing.

Now THAT'S optimism right there! Anyone else with me? I know the guy who started this thread is. Any other takers?
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The Associated Press: Google tests new phone to profit from mobile Web

"Verizon Wireless said it isn't upset about Nexus One yet."

"We are still looking at different possibilities with our friend Google," Verizon spokesman Jeffrey Nelson said.

I like different possibilities
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"Verizon Wireless said it isn't upset about Nexus One yet."

"We are still looking at different possibilities with our friend Google," Verizon spokesman Jeffrey Nelson said.

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See? It's all not doom and gloom, is it? We just need to bring a little hope back to this forum.

I'm with ya brother, different possibilities sounds like executive rhetoric for saying something without really saying something. Ya know? Like how politicians and lawyers talk. Sounds VERY vague and it keeps you hanging in there. If they weren't getting anything new, you'd think they'd just tell you THAT. Instead they say "we are still looking at different possibilities?" Sounds like someone's hiding something to me. haha Geez, I'm such a conspiracy theorist, but I love it!

Just so we all know what we're talking about and wishing for, let's go ahead and have a picture on here of the phone we all want.





There. Now we can all drool together and have nice dreams tonight of what we're wishing into existence for the new year!
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See? It's all not doom and gloom, is it? We just need to bring a little hope back to this forum.

I'm with ya brother, different possibilities sounds like executive rhetoric for saying something without really saying something. Ya know? Like how politicians and lawyers talk. Sounds VERY vague and it keeps you hanging in there. If they weren't getting anything new, you'd think they'd just tell you THAT. Instead they say "we are still looking at different possibilities?" Sounds like someone's hiding something to me. haha Geez, I'm such a conspiracy theorist, but I love it!

Just so we all know what we're talking about and wishing for, let's go ahead and have a picture on here of the phone we all want.





There. Now we can all drool together and have nice dreams tonight of what we're wishing into existence for the new year!

LOL...Nice attempt. I think I'm going into hibernation until something concrete/official surfaces. The European T-mobile brochure photo of an April release just isn't gonna do it. I still have faith but its turned into more of a carrier battle in these forums than anything. I liked it better when I thought I was getting a new toy next month.
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LOL...Nice attempt. I think I'm going into hibernation until something concrete/official surfaces. The European T-mobile brochure photo of an April release just isn't gonna do it. I still have faith but its turned into more of a carrier battle in these forums than anything. I liked it better when I thought I was getting a new toy next month.
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I'm trying to hold on with you guys. I want to believe that something will happen in January.
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I don't want the nexus I want the bravo that was leaked. Android with sense beats stock android any day.

+1 The Bravo looks like a great phone. Hope we hear more news about it soon. Forget this nexus phone if its going to tmo. it may as well not even exist because VZW>At&T>Tmo -- in my region at least (northern VA).
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In the end tho (prob by this weekend), I'm thinking I'll get an Eris with a 1 year contact. This will give time to wait for VZW to get their 5h!t together and hopefully have an android version of the HD2 released.

I'd still have 30 days (mid jan) to hear about the Bravo and return the Eris too. Just something ive been thinking. I need a new phone and April is too far away.
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Bout time I find some people that think the same way I do. All the threads have been so negative towards big red latley. I havey been saying many of these same things and I have gotten nothing but "where is the proof?". Well the GSM boys got some solid Info, I am with you guys, but I believe our info wont leak until about the first y week in January. PassionC or bust. And if not I am sure big red will have 4.3 inch version a few months after. But that is my guess!
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HTC Bravo Mistaken for Rumored Google Phone Moby1 blog

"the fact that people are calling the HTC Passion as the Google phone is very misleading.

Just recently, the HTC Passion was revealed in a leaked HTC 2010 phone lineup. The device is indeed an Android phone, but it would still be HTC branded and it has been renamed into the HTC Bravo ľa phone which many of us are eagerly waiting for."

I'm still waiting.
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HTC Bravo Mistaken for Rumored Google Phone Moby1 blog

"the fact that people are calling the HTC Passion as the Google phone is very misleading.

Just recently, the HTC Passion was revealed in a leaked HTC 2010 phone lineup. The device is indeed an Android phone, but it would still be HTC branded and it has been renamed into the HTC Bravo ľa phone which many of us are eagerly waiting for."

I'm still waiting.
Yep I don't believe in a True "Google" phone until GOOGLE announces it!! Right now the only proof of that phone being anything is the "HTC" NEXUZ ONE on the side of the box!
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Right on, Nashdroid. I'm with you! Right now, I'd rather have a Bravo running Sense on Verizon than the Nexus One. We'll see when concrete specs for both comes out, but that's where I stand at the moment.
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I agree with all when they say they hope the Bravo will come to VZW in january seeing as im elligable for upgrade then. My wife is a tech manager for a VZW and so far she has not seen anything on this phone but she has said people are talking about it there at her store they know nothing more than we do. The nexxus one which is supposed to be unlocked for any wireless company will work but I dont know about yall but I cant afford to spend 5 to 600 dollars on a phone so I guess I will stand back and hope VZW gets the Bravo. I will let u know if I hear anything.
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Bout time I find some people that think the same way I do. All the threads have been so negative towards big red latley. I havey been saying many of these same things and I have gotten nothing but "where is the proof?". Well the GSM boys got some solid Info, I am with you guys, but I believe our info wont leak until about the first y week in January. PassionC or bust. And if not I am sure big red will have 4.3 inch version a few months after. But that is my guess!
Exactly! There are a lot of people who are pessimists, I've recently discovered. I have, however, also found that there are a few very optimistic and very rational and smart people on this forum who are simply patiently waiting. Whether this phone comes to Verizon or not, it's definitely worth waiting a month or so. As I've said before, even if this phone doesn't come, and I'm confident SOMETHING will, we can still go right over to the Verizon store and pick up a Droid with Android 2.1, at that time, or an Eris with updated Android of some version number and with Sense UI. I'm just not going to get a phone when there is some pretty wild and exciting rumors going around that the REAL Android phone for Verizon is coming down the lines. Meanwhile, this LG Dare is texting and making calls JUST FINE. Can you imagine if an American version of this Bravo comes to Verizon and it looks pretty much JUST like these pictures here in this thread that I've posted? Goodness...it would be the best phone on the market in the U.S. HANDS DOWN! And even if it's just a rumor or even if it's complete B.S., that's still enough to make me wait a freakin' month!

I'm glad we've all found some hope and we're all optimistic. As I said before, even if something new doesn't show up in January or February, there is still a couple of great Android phones down at the Verizon store and they're on the most reliable network available.
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I don't want the nexus I want the bravo that was leaked. Android with sense beats stock android any day.
Sense UI is just eye-candy and a battery-drain. If you've used the latest Android stock ROM's you can tell that all of the functionality of Sense and MotoBlur are being implemented into stock Android gradually, anyway. Another problem with Sense, MotoBlur, and the other custom Android ROM's is that you'll always be behind when it comes to the newest OS updates.
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That's a good point about updates, alamoe. However, I have to admit that form is just as important to me as function. That's partly why I'm an Apple fanboy and not a Windows user. Way back in the day, Apple's OS looked better than Windows, even if it didn't run any better.
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Sense UI is just eye-candy and a battery-drain. If you've used the latest Android stock ROM's you can tell that all of the functionality of Sense and MotoBlur are being implemented into stock Android gradually, anyway. Another problem with Sense, MotoBlur, and the other custom Android ROM's is that you'll always be behind when it comes to the newest OS updates.
Sense still has many advantages over 2.0, one of the biggest being that it has a multi-touch, pinch-to-zoom browser. By the way, in case you haven't noticed, 2.0 is not being instantly pushed to the Google Experience phones either. The Hero and Samsung Moment are both supposed to get updated around the same timeframe, despite the fact that one runs a custom UI and the other doesn't.
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Verizon is going BOGO with the Droid Eris again (continues through Dec 24). I hope this is a sign that they are trying to clear Eris stock out before they bring in the Bravo/Passion in January.
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It does seem a bit odd that verizon is having another bogo deal so soon. I hope somethings up :P
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Google files trademark application for Nexus One (Phone Arena News)
Phone Arena is saying that the Nexus One is an HTC Passion running android 2.1. I don't know, i hope all of us on Verizon have a nice HTC phone coming!
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It does seem a bit odd that verizon is having another bogo deal so soon. I hope somethings up :P
Something's up alright. What's 30 days from Dec 24th? Hint: the first possible day something new is released running Android. Kiss January GOODBYE. I'm getting dangerously close to buying a new battery for my phone and just forgetting about an upgrade until 2011.
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Something's up alright. What's 30 days from Dec 24th? Hint: the first possible day something new is released running Android. Kiss January GOODBYE. I'm getting dangerously close to buying a new battery for my phone and just forgetting about an upgrade until 2011.
Here is some new news.

Nexus One finally caught on video alongside its packaging -- Engadget

I've been holding off on saying this, but I now believe that the Nexus One=Nexus One, not Passion. This latest video shows the Nexus One sitting on it's box which is branded Nexus One, like retail packaging. I now think that the Passion is an entirely different device, and I have to say that I think Bravo=Passion. And the Passion will be coming to Verizon early this next year. I was holding off on saying this until I saw more proof because I thought maybe "Nexus One" was just a codename or something, but now after seeing this phone on what appears to be RETAIL PACKAGING branded "Nexus One", I have to say that I think that Nexus One is the official market name for this phone. I could be way off, but that's seriously what I'm thinking. This has to be a cheaper phone so that Google can sell it afford-ably enough to where it can be sold out-right and un-subsidized and simply opperate on T-Mobiles network. It would make sense then, that Verizon would go a different route and get a better, more expensive phone because they will be subsidizing it so that Verizon customers can afford to buy it. Any thoughts?

Edit: I may be completely wrong here, as it appears that past Google developer phones had fancy packaging. Here is the quote: "Also on hand is a few snapshots of the casing it came with -- don't read too much into that, however, as even the developer-only Google Ion had fancy packaging."

Edit 2: I have a good question for anyone who knows... Did the Google Ion developer phone every materialize into a consumer phone? Maybe under another name or something on a major carrier? If anyone knows, post what you know about that here. Because if it didn't, that could mean that this Nexus One could be a developer phone ONLY and it may never hit mass consumption. It could be the same scenario as the Ion, assuming the Ion never was brought to the masses.
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I really do hope the bravo does come to verizon. If not I'll just wait and see if the iPhone comes to verizon and just settle on that. I really do hope the bravo does come though.
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Edit 2: I have a good question for anyone who knows... Did the Google Ion developer phone every materialize into a consumer phone? Maybe under another name or something on a major carrier? If anyone knows, post what you know about that here. Because if it didn't, that could mean that this Nexus One could be a developer phone ONLY and it may never hit mass consumption. It could be the same scenario as the Ion, assuming the Ion never was brought to the masses.
Actually, it appears that the Nexus, which would be ADP3, is following in the footsteps of both developer phones that came before it. ADP1, aka the G1 and ADP2, aka MyTouch 3G. Both on Tmo, both built by HTC.
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I really do hope the bravo does come to verizon. If not I'll just wait and see if the iPhone comes to verizon and just settle on that. I really do hope the bravo does come though.
I have hopes that it will come to VZW. I'm just not so sure about a January launch date
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If the Nexus and Sony X10 both come out in January, I think that will put pressure on Verizon and HTC to release the phone in January also.
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Edit 2: I have a good question for anyone who knows... Did the Google Ion developer phone every materialize into a consumer phone? Maybe under another name or something on a major carrier? If anyone knows, post what you know about that here. Because if it didn't, that could mean that this Nexus One could be a developer phone ONLY and it may never hit mass consumption. It could be the same scenario as the Ion, assuming the Ion never was brought to the masses.
None of the ADP were consumer devices per se. At least they were not marketed as such. But as far as I know if you pay a $25 fee and register as a developer anyone can buy one of the ADP's for $400.
Also the wikipedia entry for the Dev Phones talk about how they would work outside of T-Mobile areas.

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None of the ADP were consumer devices per se. At least they were not marketed as such. But as far as I know if you pay a $25 fee and register as a developer anyone can buy one of the ADP's for $400.
Also the wikipedia entry for the Dev Phones talk about how they would work outside of T-Mobile areas.

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Alright. Thanks man. I guess only time will truly tell.
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OK...I'll bite. I agree! Hey, why not? I'm gonna go out on a limb with this guy and say that I think there is a version of the Bravo coming to Verizon in AT LEAST the first quarter of 2010, and while I'm at it, I'm gonna go ahead and say that it will look nothing like the Nexus One. I think it's going to be badass and it's going to look like the rendered picture from the brochure that we've seen. The black one with the optical trackball. It will have Android 2.1 on it and it will have HTC Sense UI on it. And right at the top above the screen...you guessed it, a Verizon logo! There. I've said it. I believe it. That's what I'm banking on. No one bust my bubble please.

If this doesn't come true, then I'll just get a Droid or an Eris. End. Of. Story. We need something to have some faith in, and this is what I'm PERSONALLY choosing to have faith in. If it doesn't happen, then what have I lost? Nothing.

Now THAT'S optimism right there! Anyone else with me? I know the guy who started this thread is. Any other takers?
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Alright. Thanks man. I guess only time will truly tell.
Actually, both of the dev phones were eventually released in consumer versions; they're called the dream/g1 and magic/mytouch 3g. Both on tmobile
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Actually, both of the dev phones were eventually released in consumer versions; they're called the dream/g1 and magic/mytouch 3g. Both on tmobile
Alright. There's the answer I was looking for. I was wanting to know because I'm trying to figure out if this Nexus One is going to be released to a few different carriers perhaps or if it is just going to be going to T-Mobile. I'm trying to, mainly, figure out if the Nexus One is the Passion or not.
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My guess is that it will be similar but different. Think Eris/Hero.
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My guess is that it will be similar but different. Think Eris/Hero.
See? That's what I was thinking too. That's why I asked all of the developer phone questions. However, the form factor of the Hero/Eris was never a developer phone. So...that leads me to believe that this Nexus One form factor MAY only come to T-Mobile like previous developer phones. Meaning that whatever comes to Verizon won't even be the same design or form factor. Someone else tell me if I'm way off or not. Cause, I think I COULD be onto something here. Assuming they do things the way they've done them in the past.

Edit: OK, I went and Google searched the dream/g1 and magic/mytouch 3g. They obviously don't look anything like the Hero/Eris. They were all previously developer phones and only came to T-Mobile. So...if this Nexus One is a developer phone, that would make sense that it is only coming to T-Mobile and probably will be named something different by then for T-Mobile, or maybe not named something different. They may stick with "Nexus One."

The reason I've been researching this stuff so much is because I'm trying to rest myself assured that Verizon is getting something completely different. This isn't a TON of evidence, but assuming the Google does things the way they have in the past, this Nexus One developer phone would only come to T-Mobile and whatever future HTC Android phone that Verizon gets won't look ANYTHING like the Nexus One. It will be altogether different.

So, if they do things as they did in the past, something else is coming to Verizon, and it could very well be a variant of the Bravo which has been pictured in this thread previously. Just my theory, but I think it holds a little water perhaps.
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Since nexus one is the Passion and CDMA version of Passion was seen in leaked codenames then you have to assume Verizon is getting the Passion but with HTC goodies. In other words don't hold your breath for the Bravo since that's not slated till April and probably only for Euro. I do like the Bravo stylings tho, especially the black with the red leds at top.
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Since nexus one is the Passion and CDMA version of Passion was seen in leaked codenames then you have to assume Verizon is getting the Passion but with HTC goodies. In other words don't hold your breath for the Bravo since that's not slated till April and probably only for Euro. I do like the Bravo stylings tho, especially the black with the red leds at top.
No, we don't know that the Nexus One IS the Passion yet. There's no proof of that, and even if it WAS the Passion that doesn't mean that Verizon would even be getting a variant of it, because as I've pointed out...both past two Android developer phones, Dream and Magic, NEVER came as some other variant to other U.S. carriers. They were only on T-Mobile. So, it DOESN'T make sense to assume that Verizon is getting the Passion, if that's even what Google ends up calling it when it comes to T-Mobile. Because an Android developer phone that was eventually released to T-Mobile has NEVER come to another U.S. carrier in the same or in another form factor.

I understand your thinking, and I used to think the same thing. But there's just no evidence to really back it up or make me assume that anymore. See what I'm saying?
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Bravo is set to release in the US in January and Europe in April. Verizon will get Bravo in January and it will be awesome.....I HOPE
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Bravo is set to release in the US in January and Europe in April. Verizon will get Bravo in January and it will be awesome.....I HOPE
Yep, that's exactly what I believe Brodymon. I am, however, glad that T-Mobile is getting a pretty sweet phone around the same time though. I wish there was a sweet phone coming to Sprint too. Maybe Sprint will get something nice soon, for them, too. I'm obviously with Verizon, but I want everyone to have great phones. It would be nice if AT&T had a sweet Android device, but honestly, they have the iPhone and have had it for years now. So...it's kinda our turn to get something sweet. I know using the word "turn" is kinda childish, and maybe that's not even the word I want to use, but I think you guys understand what I mean. Carriers have to get exclusive devices though, because if every carrier got the SAME device, then what is there to sway customers to come over to certain carriers? So...the iPhone kinda had to be exclusive somewhere, otherwise we would have all had the iPhone on our individually decided upon carriers and no one would have ever left Verizon to go to AT&T for the iPhone. Know what I mean? It's all about competition.

I honestly believe that Verizon is going to be getting the HTC Bravo in January. It may be called something else by then, but I believe that they will. Honestly, I kinda think that the Nexus One will come to market on T-Mobile as the Passion, and then later on it will come to Sprint as the PassionC. Verizon will have the Bravo, or maybe it will be called the HTC Dragon on Verizon when it comes to market in January (just my opinion and hope, by the way).

"Dragon" is a VERY aggressive name, and it would have to be a KILLER phone to live up to that name. If that is what happens, I believe the HTC Bravo can live up to the name Dragon. There's my newly revised theory. haha It's been kinda dead in these forums in the past couple of days, so I'm just writing to keep things interesting. I think my theory makes a lot of sense though, at least for now.
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No, we don't know that the Nexus One IS the Passion yet. There's no proof of that, and even if it WAS the Passion that doesn't mean that Verizon would even be getting a variant of it, because as I've pointed out...both past two Android developer phones, Dream and Magic, NEVER came as some other variant to other U.S. carriers.
That was before Verizon had a good thing going with Google and Android like they do now. Look, HTC makes the Nexus One so you've got to believe they can take the phone to whoever they want, just under a different name.
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Nashdroid, well we could argue based on various speculations but instead let me just pose this question to you. If the Bravo phone is coming to Verizon then why was there no BravoC in the list of upcoming htc codenames? That list of codenames is one of the few pieces of evidence we have and your theory goes against it. There was a Passion and PassionC and a Bravo but no BravoC. It has been determined from looking at current phones in the list, such as DesireC (Eris), that the C means CDMA. I'm not saying your definitely wrong but you seem to have chosen the less likely possibility given this.
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I am curious, I have looked through this form but can't find what I'm looking for. What proof do we have that the Bravo is a CDMA phone?
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@nashdroid you also have to remember how much more popular android has gotten. with the first 2 dev phones it was just us nerds "technically inclined" people who really knew of them verizon maybe didnt want to jump on ship yet. now with it being a little more used they decided to jump on in and will jump on the cdma version of the nexus. i would prefer the bravo to jump into verizons line up i like the way that one looks more not to mention optical track ball instead of a trackball but would buy either
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@nashdroid you also have to remember how much more popular android has gotten. with the first 2 dev phones it was just us nerds "technically inclined" people who really knew of them verizon maybe didnt want to jump on ship yet. now with it being a little more used they decided to jump on in and will jump on the cdma version of the nexus. i would prefer the bravo to jump into verizons line up i like the way that one looks more not to mention optical track ball instead of a trackball but would buy either
Good. I'm getting everyone's wheels turning. haha Guys, I'm just thinking out loud. I may be totally wrong. Just theorizing. You guys may be correct. All we can REALLY do is wait and see, but until then...all we can do is speculate I guess. I just hope Verizon gets something sexier than the Nexus One form factor, but like all of you, I'd take anything that is made by HTC and is a bump up from the Eris in both screen size/quality and processor speed. Waiting...patiently...
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I am curious, I have looked through this form but can't find what I'm looking for. What proof do we have that the Bravo is a CDMA phone?
We don't have any solid proof except a tipster said that the Bravo (may or may not ACTUALLY be called the Bravo in the U.S.) is coming to the U.S. in January, three months before it releases in Europe (April). That's what the article said. Here is a link to the Engadget article. It's all rumor right now, I think, but it kinda had to originate somewhere I'd assume. The original source is ai.rs, which is a website in Europe, I guess?

HTC Bravo pictured more lucidly (Update: coming to US in January as HTC Passion) -- Engadget

Edit: And by the way, there has also been no proof that it is coming to the U.S. as a CDMA device OR that it is coming to Verizon. I think we're all just hoping that it does. Pretty much all we're doing here is speculating, theorizing and trying to figure out what's going to happen in January, or at least the first quarter of 2010. Why? Because we're nerds and we have nothing better to do until then. Can you blame us? I'm a Facebook junkie and I've been on this site more than Facebook lately. I'm kinda addicted...in case you can't tell by how many posts I've made since I've only been a member for like a week on here. haha If you really want confirmation on what name equals what, then here is a confirmed one... Nashdroid=Nerd There. That's the ONLY solid information we have, as of now.
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I'm kinda addicted...in case you can't tell by how many posts I've made since I've only been a member for like a week on here.
Who you calling a nerd?... oh... wait... nevermind. :-)

I've never been on a cell phone forum. My phone is over 3 years old. So you can tell I'm not a phone geek, but I've gotten addicted to this too. I check this site several times a day. Maybe I'm a phone geek now.
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