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  1. Sarrith

    Sarrith Well-Known Member

    The speculation of a Septemper release date is prolly a better guestimate. As I did go with the Maxx after that whole "you're gonna lose your unlimited data unless you upgrade nao zomgwtfbbq" fiasco, I'm still gonna watch for the fighter. Can't wait to see how beautiful it is :)

  2. Mike20878

    Mike20878 Well-Known Member

    So, what's your overall opinion of the Maxx so far? I saw a friend's and was impressed but I still feel that I should take another look before committing.
  3. bbeelzebub

    bbeelzebub Well-Known Member

    I think I've given up on the Fighter.

    Now it's SG3 for me or else I'm moving to Sprint for the new EVO.

    I wish they'd hurry up and let us know when the new family shared data plans go into effect. I'm planning on renewing my contract the day before it starts and then just exchanging my phone at Costco once the SG3 comes out.
  4. Doit2it

    Doit2it Well-Known Member Contributor

  5. dirkbonn

    dirkbonn Well-Known Member

    Well..... I think 20 lashes with a wet noodle are warranted in this case. :D
  6. jrob84

    jrob84 Member

    Yeah I got my X on the launch date. Was my first smartphone and I followed the news since it was first leaked as the shadow. But no reason in buying a battery for it when I will be upgrading whenever the announce the shared data plans. Ad for the battery cover its from my original X that I bricked trying to root it so that's why it wont stay on but ut really just a minor annoyance.
  7. newglarus22

    newglarus22 New Member

    FYI, You can buy a new Droid X battery on Amazon for like 4 bucks...
  8. Doit2it

    Doit2it Well-Known Member Contributor

    I thought about clicking the new "like" feature for your comment, but then I thought, "better not".
  9. Old Man

    Old Man Well-Known Member

    A senior member here recently posted their report of a personal conversation with a VZW rep that contradicted everything else out there and the response was "He was just passing on what he heard. No harm in that..." Shouldn't that also apply here?

    As far as the Droid Fighter name, hasn't that been seen in a supposed internal VZW document (http://www.bgr.com/2012/02/23/droid-fighter-and-lg-cayman-heading-to-verizon-according-to-leak/) and might the internal document referenced here then also use that name even if it ends up not being the name used for the public?

    I don't think the potential impact of the Google-Motorola relationship and especially the pending ITC exclusion order regarding Motorola Mobility products stemming from the Microsoft claims has been mentioned. While MMI may say that these are not affecting anything, Motorola may be tightly controlling information regarding new devices that could potentially affect or be affected by those situations. This also may touch on the comment regarding the Incredible 4G as that release may have already been affected by a similar exclusion on HTC devices that has apparently dragged on much longer than expected. Unless someone similarly goes after Samsung, the Galaxy S3 may be the next major VZW phone release by default.

    For many, whether it is June or September probably does not matter as much as knowing whether a release would be before or after it would affect existing unlimited data plans. I do not want to wait some time, in my case with an increasingly problematic DX, only to eventually find out that it will not be possible to wait until the the Droid Fighter/Razr HD release without also losing unlimited data.
  10. dirkbonn

    dirkbonn Well-Known Member

    Hey Doit.... thanks, it's the thought that counts. :)
  11. Doit2it

    Doit2it Well-Known Member Contributor

    Hey I just don't want ppl the think I "like" being lashed with a wet noodle. OK :D
  12. vr4

    vr4 Well-Known Member

    this. I've been eligible for an upgrade since early april on my droid x and the only reason I haven't done it is this phone. Now its going to be a waiting game. Either I get the maxx (at cheaper than I would have paid. Can't complain there) or hopefully the fighter comes out before these new data plans show up.
  13. nx01

    nx01 Active Member

    I would expect the new data plans to show up first..
  14. bellringa

    bellringa New Member

    I was gonna wait for the razr hd but I could not wait no longer I upgraded my dx to a rzr maxx for $99 and it is sweet.Plus when ICS COMES IT IS GONNA BE EVEN SWEETER! I figure if it comes out in september I will use another upgrade to get the razr hd
  15. jhferry

    jhferry Active Member

    I have a feeling this phone is going to be saved to go up against the iphone in the fall. Its starting to get that Bionic vibe. Hopefully they don't have a razr right behind it...
  16. red66charger

    red66charger Well-Known Member

    Seems very plausible. It certainly doesn't appear to be around the corner :(

    This Galaxy Nexus is growing more frustrating by the day. I'm seriously considering re-activating my Thunderbolt until Maxx HD or equivalent releases.
  17. Old Man

    Old Man Well-Known Member

    What stands out to me is that all of the current Verizon Android and 4G models are several months old and have dropped to $199.99 or less, leaving VZW without any of the usual $299.99 with two year commitment 'flagship' Android and/or 4G smartphones That would usually suggest the imminent release of one or more new 'flagship' phones, yet there seem to no well supported upcoming releases, just all sorts of rumors.

    At the same time, you have many coming off their 2 year commitments from the original Droid X release, a group that is greatly likely to be looking to upgrade to the latest technology.

    Put those together and one would think there would have been a new flasgship Android 4G phone already released, which makes me wonder if VZW planned to have released the Droid Incredible 4G but those plans were upset by the ITC exclusion order against HTC. If so, then since the underlying Intellectual Property issue was apparently addressed that device might be released as soon as the customs side gets resolved.

    If that is the case then it could be that the release of the Galaxy S3 and Droid Fighter/Razr HD will be tied to promoting the new data plans and/or countering the iPhone5 release. Unfortunately, that would likely make those releases after the data plan changes and it being possible to get a subsidized upgrade without losing unlimited data.

    I really hope I'm wrong and the Droid Fighter is released or at least a release date identified soon, but I'm not sure that I can or want to deal with a buggy DX until as late as possibly some time in September with the risk of then either losing unlimited data or ending up with the same Droid Razr MAXX at the same price that I could get now. So I may wait a week or two with the hopes that something changes or is clarified by then, but can't justify waiting indefinitely.
  18. ylexot

    ylexot Well-Known Member

    Actually, anybody who got the Droid X at launch has been eligible to upgrade since March.
  19. thirdeye00

    thirdeye00 Member

  20. DILands

    DILands Well-Known Member Contributor


    New article - no new info.

    I'm waiting to see what the new plans are before I decide. I REALLY want the Fighter/HD. Thus far, even though I stream a lot of music , I could live with a capped plan. My concern is the video apps coming down the line. If I give up unlimited - I can never get it back.

    Decisions, decisions.

    Today is Memorial Day. Remember all the vets who have served, and those that are currently serving, so that we can have these discussions!!
  21. radxbandit

    radxbandit Member

    first post (sorry can't include the link i wanted to include)
  22. radxbandit

    radxbandit Member

  23. matt0715

    matt0715 Well-Known Member

    After seeing the new blur with ics, I want this phone! Its gonna be hard to choose between the verizon one x or this.
  24. Old Man

    Old Man Well-Known Member

    However, I believe "this summer" is 6/20 to 9/22 so that apparently could mean a few weeks out or several months out. And the new shared data plans are also coming "this summer". The question seems to be how the timing of the two will relate to one another within that three month period. Still holding out some hope this will turn out to be wrong, but I am getting more and more of a sense that the Razr HD release will occur in conjunction with or after the new shared data plans going into effect.
  25. DILands

    DILands Well-Known Member Contributor

    Apparently, you like you Thunderbolt more than I do mine. The One X doesn't do much forme. Nor does the SGIII.

    The only Moto I had was the "Q", my gripes were mostly with WinMo, not Moto. My wife has a Maxx - I want the Fighter. I am waiting to hear what the new plans are - then I'll decide. Right now, I have unlimited data - but - even thought I stream MUSIC like 2 hours a day on work days - could survive a cap. My concern is IF I Give it up - it's NEVER coming back. Gotta think that things will get more (rather than less) data-intensive.

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