MYTouch 3G 1.2


Last Updated: 2010-03-11 01:49:03
  1. BC2010

    BC2010 Member

    Hi all I looking to buy my first android phone and I have been reading the threads from all of the forums. Needless to say I am confused.

    Why did the original MY Touch get discontinued?

    Why can't I find a new or updated review of the new MY Touch?

    I know this is a MY Touch forum, but do all recommend the new My Touch over the Behold 2, Cliq XT and the new Sony coming out later this year.

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  2. ayush20m

    ayush20m Well-Known Member

    The new myTouch has a few things better than the older one starting with the 3.5mm jack. Since you have a better model there is no need to continue with the old one and hence the replacement.

    As for the review, here is a link where you can find a video review.
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  3. sensesfail99

    sensesfail99 Well-Known Member

    nice and fast reply :)
  4. jfritzs2

    jfritzs2 Well-Known Member

    The new Mytouch, 1.2 is the same as the old 1.0, but has more Ram memory and a 3.5mm headphone jack, that's why the old one got discontinued, because there's a new version out. I would definitely suggest a Mytouch 1.2 over a Behold 2 or the new Cliq, but that's just me, I've never considered using those phones because I didn't think that they had anything better to offer. Really if you want the best phone, take back your Mytouch and get a Nexus One, or you can wait for the Sony, but I'd stick with the HTC made Mytouch and Nexus personally.

    Any other questions, just ask.
  5. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

  6. adamajah

    adamajah Well-Known Member

    If you can't afford the Nexus One and can't wait for the Sony, I definitely recommend the MyTouch 3G v1.2. I exchanged my v1.0 for it and am loving it. It's definitely faster, and I am on the thing constantly. It comes with Swype installed as the default text input client, which is just genius. Such a sweet way to type on a touch screen. Of course you can get swype for just about any phone now.
  7. ayush20m

    ayush20m Well-Known Member

    How did you manage to exchange it? Does Tmobile does it for free?
  8. jfritzs2

    jfritzs2 Well-Known Member

    I also want to know how to do this :)
  9. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    There is a big issue with the new mytouch. Alot of thee users cant see a lot of the apps in the market. Including my cousin
  10. sensesfail99

    sensesfail99 Well-Known Member



    so maybe it was a plus to stick with the old one ? lol
  11. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    Maybe. But lets see, if the new mytouch end up getting two point one then it may have been. I know when my cousin called tmobile about it and they said they knew about it and that the os update was gonna fix it. He asked what os update and the rep said 2.1
  12. sensesfail99

    sensesfail99 Well-Known Member

    I think that both phones will end up getting the same os. That was the big fear with the blackberry storm 1 and storm 2... the only major difference was the storm 2 ran way faster because of the added memory.
  13. bistro817

    bistro817 Well-Known Member

    Adamajah How did you exchange your
    old my touch for the new one?
  14. bistro817

    bistro817 Well-Known Member

    Has that been answerd or is that a secret?
  15. bistro817

    bistro817 Well-Known Member

    Has that been answerd or is that a secret?
  16. aldaris

    aldaris Member

    I would like to know this as well.
  17. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    I dont think tmobile did a straight trade with him.
  18. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation VIP Member

    What apps are those?

    For the most part I can see everything in Market. Once though I couldn't sort by "paid apps". It just showed "just in" and "free apps" ... but the next day it was back to normal.
  19. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    He cant see tv.com, discovery channel, to name a few
  20. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation VIP Member

    I'll have to check those out the next time I revert back to stock.
  21. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    Darn I was gonna ask you to check for me. Lol
  22. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation VIP Member

    Actually even with custom rom (Super D black theme) I can't see some apps ... t.v.com, chompsms

    So yea ... Houston, we have a problem
  23. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    Bingo. On the official tmobile forums, many report the same issue
  24. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Well-Known Member

    Both show up for me.

    (Houston *is* a problem.)
  25. jfritzs2

    jfritzs2 Well-Known Member

    But do you have a v1.2 Mytouch? I think that's where the issue is.

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