Can't decide :/

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by H1KAR1, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. H1KAR1

    H1KAR1 New Member
    15

    Nov 16, 2010
    4
    0
    15
    Hey all,

    So, within the next two weeks, I have a phone upgrade. And, I've been debating between 3 phones:

    HTC Aria
    Samsung Captivate
    iPhone 4

    I can't switch from AT&T, unfortunately. However, I think I've really ground it down to the HTC Aria and Samsung Captivate. I just can't decide between the two of them. I love HTC Sense UI, and I've heard the the Aria is actually faster than expected. The Captivate has a bigger screen, clearer resolution, Swype, and a faster processor (although, like I said, I heard there really isn't much of a difference). I've never exactly used Android before, but I've played around with it and hear it's great. I'm just afraid I won't like the TouchWiz 3.0 interface, and I'm clueless on how to root it to HTC Sense UI, or if it will be stable for that matter.

    Help?
     

    Advertisement
  2. CriticalCritic

    CriticalCritic Well-Known Member
    213

    Nov 9, 2009
    1,872
    556
    213
    Cary, NC
    I am admittedly biased in this regard... so take this however you like...
    But please, for the love of all that is precious on this planet, avoid the Samsung.
     
  3. lordofthereef

    lordofthereef Well-Known Member
    163

    Nov 11, 2010
    3,132
    369
    163
    Student
    FWIW you can get swipe on the HTC as well ;)
     
  4. H1KAR1

    H1KAR1 New Member
    15

    Nov 16, 2010
    4
    0
    15
    @CricticalCritc: What's so bad about the Samsung phone?

    @LOTR: But, I thought AT&T blocked the third-party applications on it...? That and it's just an add on, not really something I'd always use. lol
     
  5. rubiconjp

    rubiconjp Well-Known Member
    43

    Sep 20, 2010
    363
    40
    43
    I have the Captivate. Love it.
     
  6. lordofthereef

    lordofthereef Well-Known Member
    163

    Nov 11, 2010
    3,132
    369
    163
    Student
    ROOT the sucker and install :)
     
  7. H1KAR1

    H1KAR1 New Member
    15

    Nov 16, 2010
    4
    0
    15
    How? XD
     
  8. Thefoodman52

    Thefoodman52 Well-Known Member
    163

    Dec 1, 2009
    2,314
    329
    163
    Resource Consumer
    San Diego
    Eiiinh..... AT&T with Android phones.... EIIIINNHHH......

    Either way, you're gonna want to root the Aria or Captivate to get an un-gimped market and allow for installing of what you want. AT&T butches their Android phones to such an extent I almost want to say get the apple product... o_O
     
  9. grainysand

    grainysand Well-Known Member
    143

    Feb 4, 2010
    1,580
    175
    143
    Switch to Sprint or Verizon and enjoy Android in its full glory.

    The Captivate is, otherwise, the top of the line. Hint: its internals are actually superior to the iPhone 4's (the iPhone 4 uses a chip from Samsung, the same chip that's iterated in Android handsets as the Hummingbird, only it's more powerful).
     

Share This Page

Loading...