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General Any increased interest now that the price dropped?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by UKCatFan, Jul 21, 2013.

  1. UKCatFan

    UKCatFan Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I just picked one of these up due to the price drop to $99. With my Connect being such a POS, I wanted something to tide me over until the new breed of Metro phones come out in my area. Now with this I can hold off enough to probably reach the 2nd generation of GSM phones.

    Not that I expect much, but wondering if this low price might lead to some development work? Does anyone know if there is a sibling model on another carrier that could help? I would love a ROM for ICS or JB, but even an optimized GB one would be nice.
     

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  2. racer1309

    racer1309 Newbie

    I was thinking of picking up one of these for my wife to upgrade her but I am not seeing much activity on this phone. I'll probably just have her stay with the evo 4g I flashed over a while ago.
     
  3. UKCatFan

    UKCatFan Android Expert
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    A few days in I can say it runs better than my Connect. It still drains the battery quick when using the 4G in my office (not a strong signal), but everything is more snappy and I do not get the random reboots, five minutes boot up, freezing, etc. At $99, it was worth it to hold me over until more options on the GSM arrive. I am not interested in the ones there right now. I have not rooted mine yet and might not. So far I have not seen anything pressing to make me.
     
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