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Old June 30th, 2012, 02:10 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Its really a opinionated statement no matter what. You guys are talking like its a fact that the connect is ugly -__- .. I Like the design. Its really preference ... as for the bus analogy. The only way I would say it worked is. The connect bus was just as pretty to certain people but fit less people, no air conditioning(zv8), was faster, smoother ride and hadbrighter headlights. The esteem bus would be bigger, more custom versions of said bus and with a HDMI port on the side. lol .... I'd like to ride both buses. I just preferred the connect... btw the point of this thread was what justified metro to do the price difference..

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that's the point I got.

People have seen ESTEEM thrown around for a while. They see the screen size and like the name.
Then they see the fact that it's more expensive and they buy it.
(Speaking from a Miami perspective here.) Expensive means it's better quality, expensive means I have more money and in turn prestige. Expensive means I'm better than you.

These are the consumers that metro is looking for with this.

Tech savvy consumers will see the backwards reasoning behind making the more advanced phone cheaper.
Most see smart phones as bling.
Your reasoning is weird and absurd. I would be happy if Esteem was cheaper than Connect. Following your logic, I should have bought Attain when Esteem came out, because I wanted to be better.

"Expensive means I'm better than you" What the heck are you talking about? MetroPCS is for poor folks mostly anyway. If you want to go for expensive, get yourself an iPhone on Verizon or AT&T or Samsung SIII.

Smartphones as bling? In your world, I guess. For most people I know, smartphone is a communication device and a tool. Esteem looks like a solid phone not like a bling.

There is nothing backwards about it. Which phone is better depends on the user preferences, and you can find it cheaper than $379.

Don't be such a hater. If someone likes Esteem, it is their choice, and it is unlikely that they bought it because they want to be better than you. If you are on Metro, it probably doesn't take much to be better than you financially anyway.

I stop responding to this useless thread. Why the heck is someone with an LG Connect is so concerned that LG Esteem is more expensive?
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See Spike, if it were looks, you could get a cover or case,... and have not only the prettiest handset, but also one of the most powerful.

I personally don't use a cover, case, whatever,... I like the look. Alot of reviews have said the same as you have.... looks cheap. Thats fine by me, because,.... it's what's under the hood that counts, if you want performance.
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Your reasoning is weird and absurd. I would be happy if Esteem was cheaper than Connect. Following your logic, I should have bought Attain when Esteem came out, because I wanted to be better.

"Expensive means I'm better than you" What the heck are you talking about? MetroPCS is for poor folks mostly anyway. If you want to go for expensive, get yourself an iPhone on Verizon or AT&T or Samsung SIII.

Smartphones as bling? In your world, I guess. For most people I know, smartphone is a communication device and a tool. Esteem looks like a solid phone not like a bling.
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I stop responding to this useless thread. Why the heck is someone with an LG Connect is so concerned that LG Esteem is more expensive?
You, my good friend, obviously don't understand how status works in Miami.... think about it. People pay an extra 40-100 for pants that are pre ripped and faded, not because they want ripped, bleached, and essentially destroyed pants, but because they cost more and give them a self perceived staus boost.

Welcome to the herd mentality of a materialistic society.
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Everyone , Please stop! Some people like to show of well designed phones like the Esteem if they want , some like to have a performance phone to hack it and root it and put Roms on it , Fact is , Not everyone in this world knows a "Droid" is a android , not everyone reads the specs , Some people are like , Who cares? Some people want the better screen because of big fingers or they don't even need it alot!

It depends on you! You know what you want! Fast and cheap! Big and expensive (but looks kind of nice) It depends all on you! Now , Don't go to to someone else and say "Hey the connect is better" even though they know what design and size they want! Let the people decide what they want , I myself , Like a well designed phone (The connect 4g is good enough , just nothing MEGA CHEAP) so for me the connect is good (I like the esteem's design but not the button layout on sides) and the size of the esteem is too small for me (I don't have big fingers but I want something like the Dell Streak or the HTC Titan) But I do Root SOME phones and etc so I guess I would get the connect (Note - I will not root the Connect when I get it , Don't fix what is not broken)
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Both these phones were the same price when they debuted so who cares? Tons of people complained about constant random reboots with the Esteem. They both had their bugs.

What I don't get is those people who say they don't like a phone because I feels cheap. How is that relevant? I would think people would be more concerned with the phone's performance rather than if it feels cheap. I don't know, I just don't get that and reviewers of phones will seriously take points away from a phone for this aspect.
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lol..giving up my esteem, putting it up on craigslist and getting the Connect today...imo the esteem is a giant piece of crap. Had nothing but problems with it from the start.
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When I bought my connect, it was a $100 more than the esteem. And I had no problem in making my choice, cause simply put, I wanted the better phone. And I'm happy with it. To me, it was a no brainer. And it's not like I'm upset the price went down on the connect. Cause in time that is always the case.

But what Metro is doing with the Esteem seems wrong. I just don't like what they are trying to pull. It's like they're trying to take advantage of people's preferences or something else,..... like their knowledge of handsets. To me this is Very shady.

Almost as if it was a tourists trap. And to think that they believe they will profit from it, says little about us Metro customers. Frankly, I'm appalled by this type of business.

And Mex, if you buy the Connect, there's no way your Esteem will be your main phone. Highly unlikely.

The LG Connect with a few modifications, is right up there with the top handsets out right now.

The connect was never more than the Esteem. They were both priced the same, $299, but this was when the Connect first came out. After that the Esteem went up. This is from metro, not some cheap 2nd rate company selling refurbished phones as "new" phones.
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All I'm gonna say are you "Connecters" really complaining cause your phone is cheaper? Seriously? Since when does the phone you carry bargain which side of the argument you are on? This is the dumbest thing I've ever seen!!!!!!!

Do you see a thread made on the Esteem side about US complaining that there are cheaper 4G phones on Metro? NO. Why? Because we are HAPPY WITH WHAT WE GOT. Obviously you people aren't happy with what you have because all you do is complain about the Esteem. I hate to say it but its textbook jealousy. Someone has something better so you try to dumb it down. It happens with everything in life.

And to think I was going to help Shiny in porting over some of the stuff we have because y'alls forum looks like a ghost town. Nah, I think I'll put my time into my phone.
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Actually I played with my friends connect for a day and I liked it but I still prefered my esteem. HDMI? Don't really need it. LED notifications? Could go both ways for me. After I played with it I still went back for my esteem. Again its all user preference. I like the connect but I still prefer my esteem.
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Actually I played with my friends connect for a day and I liked it but I still prefered my esteem. HDMI? Don't really need it. LED notifications? Could go both ways for me. After I played with it I still went back for my esteem. Again its all user preference. I like the connect but I still prefer my esteem.

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I'm not upset that I got a great deal, I'm upset that metro is taking advantage of less tech savvy buyers by making an older (thus more well known and popular) handset more expensive to play on the consumer feeling of "expensive is better" and cheating people who think they are getting more than they really are.

I personally like both phones but I'm not paying an extra $100 on what honestly is a technologically inferior product.
I'm sorry if you don't like the reality of it but 2 years makes a huge difference when it comes to handsets,tablets and computers. As technology advances and we make lighter, more durable plastics and glass phones get slimmer and lighter. If that feels cheap to you then it's gonna suck for you in two more years when cells will be 10% lighter and up to 100% faster (based on past trends in advancement) and they will all feel like an attain or connect or possibly even lighter and thinner.

I'm not trying to hate, I just explained the facts.

The esteem is a good phone, it's just on the verge of retirement (who still owns and uses the galaxy indulge because they think it's still superior?) For a handset. I chose the connect due to it's light and slim design because I work in trees and can't get a larger device out of my pocket without removing my harness. I also chose it because it has a much more powerful chipset and processor.

Oh, and because they jacked up the price of the esteem....
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I'm not upset that I got a great deal, I'm upset that metro is taking advantage of less tech savvy buyers by making an older (thus more well known and popular) handset more expensive to play on the consumer feeling of "expensive is better" and cheating people who think they are getting more than they really are.

I personally like both phones but I'm not paying an extra $100 on what honestly is a technologically inferior product.
I'm sorry if you don't like the reality of it but 2 years makes a huge difference when it comes to handsets,tablets and computers. As technology advances and we make lighter, more durable plastics and glass phones get slimmer and lighter. If that feels cheap to you then it's gonna suck for you in two more years when cells will be 10% lighter and up to 100% faster (based on past trends in advancement) and they will all feel like an attain or connect or possibly even lighter and thinner.

I'm not trying to hate, I just explained the facts.

The esteem is a good phone, it's just on the verge of retirement (who still owns and uses the galaxy indulge because they think it's still superior?) For a handset. I chose the connect due to it's light and slim design because I work in trees and can't get a larger device out of my pocket without removing my harness. I also chose it because it has a much more powerful chipset and processor.

Oh, and because they jacked up the price of the esteem....

If you had the choice of an Esteem for $190 when it first came out but is 1 month old or a Connect , which wasn't out then but still, for $299 when it first came out, what would you have chosen? Wager in the development on here for both phones as well.

I got my Esteem for $190, 1 month old. So the price of the phone means nothing to me. Im always going to find that loop hole of NOT paying full price. That ish is for the birds.

So for ME, $190 or an Esteem is worth more to me than $299 for a Connect. Make sense?




And to be honest with you, until Metro comes out with something that is far superior to any phone the have now, I will be an Esteem user NO MATTER how old it is. If it works it works no matter if its out dated or not. And a year and a half is only outdated in the consumer electronics phone market. CRT TV's are outdated
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Your not understanding the core point of this thread lol..... its was to figure out what justified metro for selling it for so much more! Of course I think my phones better but there's no need to argue.
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Your not understanding the core point of this thread lol..... its was to figure out what justified metro for selling it for so much more! Of course I think my phones better but there's no need to argue.

I fully understand the core point of this thread, I can read. But the core point of this thread has nothing to do with the people complaining about another phone. If they think their phone is superior then why complain about anything in the first place? Who cares what Metro does? Would it change anything if the prices were different? No.
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I fully understand the core point of this thread, I can read. But the core point of this thread has nothing to do with the people complaining about another phone. If they think their phone is superior then why complain about anything in the first place? Who cares what Metro does? Would it change anything if the prices were different? No.
He does have a point, I personally believe that even if both phones were equally priced, I think the esteem would still be outselling the connect. I think that's one reason metro jacked up the price of the esteem to curve more buyers to the connect. It's just a guess though.
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All I'm saying is that, the connect came in to late. The esteem has a way better development, the connect has almost none. Which to me is too late since there might be a way better phone coming out soon on metro.
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If you had the choice of an Esteem for $190 when it first came out but is 1 month old or a Connect , which wasn't out then but still, for $299 when it first came out, what would you have chosen? Wager in the development on here for both phones as well.

I got my Esteem for $190, 1 month old. So the price of the phone means nothing to me. Im always going to find that loop hole of NOT paying full price. That ish is for the birds.

So for ME, $190 or an Esteem is worth more to me than $299 for a Connect. Make sense?




And to be honest with you, until Metro comes out with something that is far superior to any phone the have now, I will be an Esteem user NO MATTER how old it is. If it works it works no matter if its out dated or not. And a year and a half is only outdated in the consumer electronics phone market. CRT TV's are outdated

I'd choose the connect, sorry....
Not based on price, based on the technology inside.

Lol, I have crt tellies in my house.
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Connect failed to me. one big reason screen size.. the lady at the metro store said people are still buying the esteem at the price it is now.. she said they would say esteem was bigger and that's one big reason why the esteem still beating the connect in sales.. Overall its base on what people want my input
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Not based on price, based on the technology inside.

Lol, I have crt tellies in my house.

haha. I still had 1 that I got in 1992 up until recently. I had to retire it. But that was one of the best damn TV's I've ever owned. haha

I understand your decision. It's all about the user and what THEY will use the phone for. The dual core and 1G of RAM doesn't really matter to me because I try and not use apps if I dont have to. I just go to the site. Apps are convenient and nice but I just prefer using the web sites because usually they have the full settings of the site where as the apps are only the basics needed to use it. And I dont play games. So 512mb and a 2.1 Mhz OC'd processor (If needed) is plenty for what I do.

Me personally, screen size, display, build quality, data speed and battery life are the things that count most for me. But again, that's what works for me.



Arguing opinions always ends with no resolution. It's something that goes on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and doesn't end.
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haha. I still had 1 that I got in 1992 up until recently. I had to retire it. But that was one of the best damn TV's I've ever owned. haha

I understand your decision. It's all about the user and what THEY will use the phone for....


Arguing opinions always ends with no resolution. It's something that goes on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and doesn't end.
Lol, my main TV was bought with insurance money from Andrew.



Lol, I know all about arguing opinions, I like to stir The pot when I'm sure it wont become a huge flame war.
I like reading arguments and debates, see how individuals think.

Just in this thread I have found,what? Three days of amusement and a better idea of exactly who is in these two sections of the phamily.

I don't mean to offend too deeply with my comments, I just make observations of the people I run into at the metro store in one city, in one state and use them to base my opinion on metro's reasoning behind the price drop/raise according to the aspect of society we have in one small part of America.

In short I'm arguing a point just to argue... did nobody else enjoy a good debate class? Well this is like being in a middle school debate... you know, when opinion matters more than facts or evidence and the debate can easily be swayed either way.

Sorry if my actions may have a negative impact, but I'm constantly convincing myself that users on here are mature enough to argue without flaming
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Got the connect and I prefer it , I got it today before the will up the price tomorrow , Thank god!
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Lol, I know all about arguing opinions, I like to stir The pot when I'm sure it wont become a huge flame war.
I like reading arguments and debates, see how individuals think.

Just in this thread I have found,what? Three days of amusement and a better idea of exactly who is in these two sections of the phamily.

I don't mean to offend too deeply with my comments, I just make observations of the people I run into at the metro store in one city, in one state and use them to base my opinion on metro's reasoning behind the price drop/raise according to the aspect of society we have in one small part of America.

In short I'm arguing a point just to argue... did nobody else enjoy a good debate class? Well this is like being in a middle school debate... you know, when opinion matters more than facts or evidence and the debate can easily be swayed either way.

Sorry if my actions may have a negative impact, but I'm constantly convincing myself that users on here are mature enough to argue without flaming

I agree totally. It's hard to have a debate on here though being that the rules and guidelines are so strict. But I like it that way. Keeps all the nonsense and useless garbage out.
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Dropped my connect 4g almost 50 times. (yes I've counted) It may feel cheap, but the 4' nova screen with gorilla glass coating takes a beating. I dropped a brand new esteem once and it was capoot. Hardware on the connect is better, sound quality is better and it just runs better overall. Except for the battery life and the lack of current development, the connect 4g is a decent if not always stable smart-phone.
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Dropped my connect 4g almost 50 times. (yes I've counted) It may feel cheap, but the 4' nova screen with gorilla glass coating takes a beating. I dropped a brand new esteem once and it was capoot. Hardware on the connect is better, sound quality is better and it just runs better overall. Except for the battery life and the lack of current development, the connect 4g is a decent if not always stable smart-phone.
I just told my gf yesterday how much better the sound quality was when i pipe music through my car with this phone than the admire. Man was I missing out. Oh and imo the camera in this phone is top notch too, takes amazing pics compared to every other android ive had.
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This thread is about Metro's business and marketing practices. It is not a esteem vs connect thread.

And yes Fuzzy, the connect was a $100 more than the esteem when the connect came out. The esteem had a rebate here in NY. And like Tokenpoke, I waited for the better handset to debut,... regardless of cost.

Here's why this thread has gone south. In order to perceive what Metro is trying to do, you have to take for granted the connect is the better phone. Sorry esteem users,.... thats just the way it is. Once you realize that, It becomes quite obvious Metro PCS is trying to take advantage of people. And this is the company we keep. This is the gist of this thread.

It's got nothing to do with preference between the 2 handsets. The connect is newer and more advanced. And if metro is saying otherwise to customers, it's flat out wrong, and despicable.

On what planet is an older version more money? Is the esteem a 30 year old bottle of single malt? A 57 Chevy?

Even if the esteem was the better cell,... its stil doesn't warrant a price hike being an older 4g handset.

Come on guys, this isn't rocket science.
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LG connect is not an upgrade. It is an upgrade in some areas but downgrade in others.
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It is an upgrade on normal standards and less opinionated aspects. Only one thing is hdmi out that's it. But lots of newer flagship phones don't have it. Its an upgrade its fact regardless .
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Not a big upgrade. Once esteem gets cm9 yall gonna be jelly.
There doing that so people will buy the "better" cheaper connect over the expensive beast, esteem.
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Not a big upgrade. Once esteem gets cm9 yall gonna be jelly.
There doing that so people will buy the "better" cheaper connect over the expensive beast, esteem.
Your right . Its not a big upgrade but nonetheless it is. And I'm not trippen I'm just waiting for the sg3 or GN... Metro will probably still charge more for the esteem lmao
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It is an upgrade on normal standards and less opinionated aspects. Only one thing is hdmi out that's it. But lots of newer flagship phones don't have it. Its an upgrade its fact regardless .
No, besides HDMI, it lacks notification lights and bigger screen size. And more subjective, it is lacking in design aspect. I would call it an upgrade if it had better hardware but preserved notification lights and bigger screen. Almost forgot, LG connect front camera is a downgrade as well from Esteen.

In LG Connect, it feels that MetroPCS has decided to go a cheaper route with 4G phones. The next one, Huawei Activa, is a complete tasteless disgrace.
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No, besides HDMI, it lacks notification lights and bigger screen size. And more subjective, it is lacking in design aspect. I would call it an upgrade if it had better hardware but preserved notification lights and bigger screen. Almost forgot, LG connect front camera is a downgrade as well from Esteen.
Luke i said . A bigger screen is totally opinionated . So that's scratched. And the connect has a better quality screen that's not opinionated. Camera quality? No that's just wrong lol. As for design that's opinionated aswell. I like the design of the connect, so do many others. So that's scratched. The notification lights is cool and somthing id like. But that doesn't really qualify as a upgrade. .. on the other hand having double the ram and a much newer and faster internals is a factual upgrade . You cant argue that at all. So in the end its an upgrade on non opinionated standards all the time. There both good phones and I'm done debating about it bexaise there really isn't one. And like I've said the whole point of this was why metro did thw price scandal thing. Nothing else.
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Here's why this thread has gone south. In order to perceive what Metro is trying to do, you have to take for granted the connect is the better phone. Sorry esteem users,.... thats just the way it is. Once you realize that, It becomes quite obvious Metro PCS is trying to take advantage of people. And this is the company we keep. This is the gist of this thread.

It's got nothing to do with preference between the 2 handsets. The connect is newer and more advanced. And if metro is saying otherwise to customers, it's flat out wrong, and despicable.

On what planet is an older version more money?
On the planet where people pay more money for the older model.

What seems to be the problem?

Don't like the price hike? - buy Connect.

Don't like MetroPCS practices? - Jump the boat and switch to another carrier. I am sure other carriers never try to take advantage of their customers.

There is nothing despicable here. Nobody forces you to buy Esteem.

I will tell you what despicable is. Despicable is when Verizon charges you like you are calling to some remote African country for calls within U.S. when you go over the allotted minutes. Once, I paid $140 for $70 plan due to overages. That's what taking advantage of people really means. Ironically, I overaged that month because I spent hours on the phone with AT&T, another crooked company,because they did not properly apply the rebate to my new home internet service, and their stupid employees think slowly and place you on hold often.
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Luke i said . A bigger screen is totally opinionated . So that's scratched. And the connect has a better quality screen that's not opinionated. Camera quality? No that's just wrong lol. As for design that's opinionated aswell. I like the design of the connect, so do many others. So that's scratched
There is nothing opionated about bigger screen. Take a ruler and measure it. It is bigger.
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The notification lights is cool and somthing id like. But that doesn't really qualify as a upgrade. ..
Why exactly it does not qualify? Because you said so? That's really opinionated.
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on the other hand having double the ram and a much newer and faster internals is a factual upgrade . You cant argue that at all.
Yes I can. In the regular use, my Esteem runs smoother than my mom's Connect. If I can't tell the difference from this internal update, it does not count. So, scratch that!

At least, I get a real benefit from bigger screen and notification lights daily.
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Are you a slow thinker or what? There is nothing opionated about bigger screen. Take a ruler and measure it. It is bigger.
Its a opinion if someone likes a bigger screen or a smaller one . I think 4 inches is the perfect size. You don't . OPINION
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Yes I can. In the regular use, my Esteem runs smoother than my mom's Connect. If I can't tell the difference from this internal update, it does not count. So, scratch that!

At least, I get a real benefit from bigger screen and notification lights daily.
But its a fact you have a older, less powerful computer. So lets not scratch that.
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I just hope you upgrade to the next powerhouse metro phone so be can be on the same page! .... if you don't, you will still be in denial... lol all fun and games though.... android is awesome.
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I just hope you upgrade to the next powerhouse metro phone so be can be on the same page! .... if you don't, you will still be in denial... lol all fun and games though.... android is awesome.
If bigger screen was preserved, I would accept it as an upgrade. But even color-coded notification lights are so freaking useful. I find them useful 5-10 times a day. I just don't get why they have not preserved them in Connect. The only explanation seems to be cost cutting.
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From hardware perspective, Connect is an upgrade. From user interface perspective, it is a downgrade.
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It seems all Connect owners have some kind of inferiority complex that they need to overcome. And for that, they create these useless threads. You don't find this type of threads on Esteem forums.
I've seen like three rooms like thos on the esteem. Anyways we can take thia to cs portable if you want haha...
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I just hope you upgrade to the next powerhouse metro phone so be can be on the same page! .... if you don't, you will still be in denial... lol all fun and games though.... android is awesome.
Yes. But I don't plan on upgrading for 2-3 years because Esteem is like my dream phone. It does everything I want perfectly, and it fits me because I am pretty big guy myself. Connect looks like a midget in my hand. Also, upgrading is pointless money drain more often than not.


But whenever a real upgrade shows up, I will acknowledge it; I have no problem with that.
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Its a opinion if someone likes a bigger screen or a smaller one . I think 4 inches is the perfect size. You don't . OPINION
Well, I asked my wife, she said 4 inches is definitely not the perfect size. Hardly big enough!
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I've seen like three rooms like thos on the esteem. Anyways we can take thia to cs portable if you want haha...
There is one thread in response to this, but it mostly makes fun of Connect owners for making this thread. Another thread complains of plastic feel of Connect and is 3-4 posts long. There is not anything even close to this thread on Esteem forums.
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There is one thread in response to this, but it mostly makes fun of Connect owners for making this thread. Another thread complains of plastic feel of Connect and is 3-4 posts long. There is not anything even close to this thread on Esteem forums.
The bottom line is, regardless of which side you are on, most any argument over this is all opinion. Some may feel the esteem may feel higher quality, some may actually like the way the connect feels (me). Some like a bigger screen, some like a brighter screen.

What is not an opinion is that the connect is more powerful, has more memory and has a better screen. I'm not talking about screen size either, I'm talking about screen technology. Its simply better.

Using facts vs. Facts, not including opinion, going on specs alone, the connect is the superior handset.

Irregardless of that, this whole thing is silly. If people like the esteem more than the connect, or vice versa, more power to them. I could care less what the esteem users opinion of the connect is, just as I could care less what my fellow connect users think about the esteem.

I put my vote in with my wallet, I prefer the connect. To each his own.
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