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  1. jpizle

    jpizle Well-Known Member

    I've got a motion (witch I love) but I'm in flash withdrawals. Anyone wanna suggest witch one of these I should pickup as a extra/backup. Thanks in advance.:confused:

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  2. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

    honestly.. the only advantage to the esteem is a slightly larger screen, internal 4g sd and an hdmi port, besides that go with the connect dur to it being dual proccessor and more ram etc.. newer phone.. you basically have the same support team as the esteem anyway ;)
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  3. jpizle

    jpizle Well-Known Member

    Do either have hd screens? Which one has the best resolution?
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    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger Guide

  5. martin26765

    martin26765 Active Member

    for aa 100 dollars more you should get the s3, it is much much better in everything and if we talk about battery.... connect sucks so much. i've changed to s3 and really happy.
  6. jpizle

    jpizle Well-Known Member

    Ya I know but the esteem and connect are half off on black Friday
  7. martin26765

    martin26765 Active Member

    then connect all the way, but prepare 25 dollars for a qcell extra battery because you are gonna need it for sure :D
  8. jpizle

    jpizle Well-Known Member

    I hear ya i got one for my motion and admire. Pretty much a must for any cdma android I think;)
  9. twogbsd

    twogbsd Well-Known Member

    I'm going to be in the same boat with you.... I'm planning on getting the Motion for Christmas, and I really would die if I couldn't flash anything.....thinking about Connect though...

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  10. jgarcia88

    jgarcia88 Well-Known Member

    If Your Thinking About Getting A Connect Or Esteem Take Advantage Of The Black Friday Deals!!! The Esteem Is $179 And The Connnect Is $149!!!
  11. OrKo

    OrKo Well-Known Member

    Since I flashed zva to my connect, I haven't had battery issues and I never bought a ext life battery.
  12. Spec2nirvash

    Spec2nirvash VIP Member VIP Member

    Don't buy a Connect. Battery life sucks BALLS even with a 3850 mAh battery, HD games/lots of apps have issues, slow, heavy, ugly, no DEV support/ROMS or love here on AF. I rooted mine, updated to ZVA (solved battery/overheat) and yet I still hate it. Well worth the $149 it has been reduced to but not worth the headaches that come with it.

    I have a Motion 4G, it leaves my Connect in the dirt on 4G and Wi-Fi, no issues, great stock battery life and never a hiccup. Hell, my old Optimus M surfs the web better than my Connect. Only thing about Motion that I don't like is the low pixel density and a 380x420 rez. Can't mock the Esteem; never had one but that may change since it has way more ROMS than Connect, and despite being weaker in specs than Connect it probably runs much better.

    I have considered trading it for an Esteem :D :D Any takers?
  13. Shatterproof

    Shatterproof Well-Known Member

    I guess it depends on who you are lmao!! because I dnt have any of the issues of the last poster, besides only having 1-2 devs for this phone I'm happy with it. I don't have any problems with overheating, no issues what so ever playing/streaming videos, as far as battery life goes of course that depends on the user but most phones can improve battery life just check any thread on here and you'll see almost all of them have a person complaining about battery issues lol!! Now as far as games go, I don't play any at all on my Connect so I'm not sure about that. I love modding my phone so yeah I wish more devs gave this phone some attention :D
  14. averagewonder

    averagewonder Well-Known Member

    Also wirefly has the connect for 129 and the esteem for 169.

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