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Old October 18th, 2010, 03:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Confused So do Backflip owners recommend it or no?

I own the Sprint EPIC 4G as my main phone, but I also use a GSM phone for when I'm overseas. I'm thinking of buying a Backflip for this purpose off EBay or something.

State why or why not in as much detail as you can.

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I own a captivate and a backflip just for the social networking aspect

personally if u wanted to go low end just get an HTC ARIA because it performs better but id even recommend just getting an xperia
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Old October 28th, 2010, 05:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i love my back flip. it is the first smart phine i have owned and it does everything i need it to do and more. good camera, good flash. love motoblur. my wife agrees
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I voted Yes, but let me explain why....

Since you already have the Epic with a QWERTY hardware keyboard, then you more than likely like that feature. The Backflip is currently the only Android option with a hardware keyboard on AT&T (here's hoping...). If you're OK modding your phone and want to tackle rooting it then you can delete some of the AT&T bloatware and have it running a bit quicker than stock AT&T. It's also one of the least expensive to purchase from eBay, I got mine in a brand new state for about $160. (Arias are around $300)

I got it for the keyboard, but otherwise I would go with an HTC (Aria) if available. Afterall, the BF is still waiting for the official 2.1 update, and that's where it will end; 1.5 has some issues, but nothing that makes the phone unusable. After I rooted mine I started to like it more.

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