Upcoming Droids with Stock Android


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  1. chaunceyd

    chaunceyd Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I might be wrong but unless Google releases another phone (NexusOne) in the near future it looks fairly unlikely that there is going to be a phone with the stock android coming out this year? This is my run down:

    HTC all in with Sense.
    Motorola all in with Blur (Moto-Shadow).
    Samsung and well, I wouldn't touch their touchwiz-laced phones with a 10ft pole. You bada be kidding me!
    Sony has Rachael I believe.
    LG has the Ally but even that has some of their own home brew stuff on it - and I could see them doing their own thing with Android as well.
    Acer may be producing their own blend of Android from the looks over the Acer Liquid Stream.
    Dell has a couple of phones in the pipeline but I believe they'll have their own blend of Android.
    Lenovo has LePhone - but its not stock I believe.
    Google has the NexusOne but will they be releasing another Superphone until next year?

    I know that people can turn off these 'skins' in some cases and even root their phones to load whatever custom rom they want... but I was hoping that with all the 'variety' there would still be room for phones to come with stock android. I currently own the Moto Droid, and I like the fact that it doesn't have Blur on it. I was sad to hear the NexusOne wouldn't be available to Verizon, as it was the only other stock Android 'super-phone' available. The obvious advantage would be quicker updates when the next version of Android is released (in 3 months). What is your take? Am I missing a manufacturer?
     

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  2. HustlinDaily

    HustlinDaily Well-Known Member

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    Maybe some cheap Chinese companies. Defin won't work on Verizon.

    I hope Droid 2 does not have Blur on it. I plan on getting a Gingerbread phone next year and I know that will be high on my list if it does not.

    I know Shadow does but no word on Droid II.
     
  3. chaunceyd

    chaunceyd Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Me too but I'd be surprised if any phone that Motorola puts out doesn't have Blur on it at this point. Hopefully the Droid 2 will stick to stock android, no matter who manufacturers/produces it. Though, if HTC makes a great slider qwerty phone I might have to jump ship to sense!
     

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