1. Check out our app, Forums for Android! Download and leave feedback here!

Support Any of you switch to an EVO yet

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Zumaki, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. Zumaki

    Zumaki Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    68

    Nov 4, 2009
    577
    26
    68
    I have been looking at the EVO forum page, and most complaints I see so far seem stupid. Battery only lasting 16-20 hours, phone being really big, Android issues... nothing that seems legit.

    So if any of you have played with/switched to one, how does it stack up compared to our Moments?
     

    Advertisement

  2. gabbott

    gabbott Well-Known Member
    113

    Mar 22, 2010
    604
    101
    113
    I'm really loving it. The moment was already a pretty big phone so the EVO doesn't seem all too large. The screen size is great. I will say compared to the amoled screen on the moment the colors seem a little washed out on the EVO. It was the first thing I noticed but it is by no means a deal breaker for me.

    The complaints about battery life must be from people that haven't had a smartphone or unrealistic expectations.

    Granted I only had a moment for two months (I bought one just to learn android in prep for the EVO) but I'm glad I switched. No more CDMA lockups. I miss a physical keyboard a little but with the big screen I find virtual keyboards pretty easy to type on.

    Oh and I have to say that I'm preferring sense over vanilla android now that I've used both.
     
  3. lexcell

    lexcell New Member
    5

    Feb 6, 2010
    4
    0
    5
    Ueah my EVO is amshing every device I have ever owned. And I have owned every CDMA version HTC and a HOST of others. Om loving this WiMax, Today I downloaded a torrent and had d/l speeds up to 8k. Wowsers. I cant keep my hands off this thing.
     
  4. pastafarian

    pastafarian Pâtes avec votre foie
    523

    Nov 4, 2009
    5,622
    4,625
    523
    Sales
    The Sea of Tranquility
    I see that soft keyboard's working well for you.
     
  5. Othan1

    Othan1 Well-Known Member
    43

    Jan 7, 2010
    257
    26
    43
    Garbage Man...as far as you know
    San Diego
    So you get about the same/little better download speeds as a 56k modem?
     
  6. SlyFerret

    SlyFerret Well-Known Member
    43

    Dec 1, 2009
    395
    25
    43
    win!

    -SF
     
  7. lexcell

    lexcell New Member
    5

    Feb 6, 2010
    4
    0
    5
    Don't be a smartass and a hater all in one. Study up on WiMax technology. A dialup speed is impossible on that network. Only obvious with the microwave transmissions. ot dial up dude, meant MBPS not KB.

    And I'm a business owner x4 so I rarely have two hands available for typing and texting so the soft keyboard with predictive text is perfect. At my wireless chain we actually flashed one Evo to cricket yesterday for a custy. Not too bad even on cricket's clogged up overpopulated Rev "A" EVDO. A snapdragon spec processor in a phone is just playing dirty having others crying foul.
     
  8. pastafarian

    pastafarian Pâtes avec votre foie
    523

    Nov 4, 2009
    5,622
    4,625
    523
    Sales
    The Sea of Tranquility
    Reading comprehension and editing are a lost art.

    This is totally off topic, but does anyone know if it's possible to run 4 hot dog carts and text at the same time?
     
  9. wodin

    wodin Well-Known Member
    38

    Oct 26, 2009
    152
    12
    38
    IT Project Manager
    Sandwich Isles
    Well, I just dropped the hammer on one. Full price yet (ouch)!

    My wife's still got her old Mogul, maybe she'll be next. Video chat here we come.

    Now I need to activate hot spot and I can dump my Time Warner 4G modem (no contract) and save $60/mo.
     
  10. Zumaki

    Zumaki Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    68

    Nov 4, 2009
    577
    26
    68
    6 months of that and your phone's paid for then, eh?
     
  11. AlkiDweller

    AlkiDweller Well-Known Member
    53

    Dec 3, 2009
    498
    96
    53
    Seattle
    My boss just got an EVO and like with most things technical I'm the one to set it up and show him how to use it.

    After messing with it for a couple of hours I picked up my Moment and it felt... so small. The EVO's screen is about the same size as the Moment (the entire Moment). Because of the screen size the on-screen keyboard is actually very usable in landscape mode.

    I've been very happy with the Moment (since last November) and I've experienced very little problems with it but I'm sorry to say that I'm thinking about switching.
     
  12. wodin

    wodin Well-Known Member
    38

    Oct 26, 2009
    152
    12
    38
    IT Project Manager
    Sandwich Isles
    Well, no ... The data plan and mobile Hot Spot for the EVO will cost $40 extra, so the net saving is only $20/mo. It'll take 23 months to pay for the EVO.

    That's assuming I don't sell my Moment or 4G modem or Cradlepoint PHS300 router.
     
  13. neutron

    neutron Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 8, 2010
    110
    2
    36
    I would LOVE to upgrade to the Evo, but the price kills it. I'm a Premier customer and my upgrade is in November. My wife's won't be until Nov 2011. Even with a trade-in of $100 that people are reporting getting for their Moments, the price of $350 is high.
     
  14. lexcell

    lexcell New Member
    5

    Feb 6, 2010
    4
    0
    5
    Well I got my wife one yesterday. We took her Moment and I fully-flashed it to CricKet with Apps, GPS, Web, and MMS and then we listed it on Criagslist for $275.00. It sold in an hour, so we took that and paid the difference and paid $450 for her one. And we still get to upgrade in November on her line, that way when Im sure something else will be in play with a bigger Processor on Froyo, I won't be missed on that one and I won't have to pay full retail.

    CricKet customer's feel left out, so flash your old Android's away and pass them down to the less fortunate for a nice price! Smart and easy! Now If we can just figure out who's is who's before we leave thje house without looking at the wallpapaper. She has a nice pink live WP. Ugh! lol.
     
  15. flyjbaker

    flyjbaker Well-Known Member
    163

    Oct 17, 2009
    1,192
    266
    163
    The EVO is a better phone. Question is do you really want it and how much are you willing to pay? Full price stings!!! I think the form factor is much better than the moment.
     
  16. Zumaki

    Zumaki Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    68

    Nov 4, 2009
    577
    26
    68
    What a slick deal for Sprint, Moments are still going for $150 on eBay.
     
  17. swankydank2001

    swankydank2001 Well-Known Member
    16

    Dec 21, 2009
    74
    8
    16
    if u want the evo i have a way where u can get an upgrade now.... im waiting right now for sprint to get more Evo's in stock...I upgraded back in Nov to the Moment, and now about to get the EVO.......YEAAAAAAAAAA BUDDDDDDDDDDDDYYYYYY
     
  18. zippy

    zippy Well-Known Member
    38

    Nov 17, 2009
    148
    18
    38
    Does the EVO have the triple tones when you go out of service area? If so, can they be disabled?
     
  19. flyjbaker

    flyjbaker Well-Known Member
    163

    Oct 17, 2009
    1,192
    266
    163
    Do tell...or PM me. I have begged and pleaded. Got my Moment up on ebay right now. Would be most happy to get upgrade now. I am Premium member and had Moment since day 1...
     
  20. pastafarian

    pastafarian Pâtes avec votre foie
    523

    Nov 4, 2009
    5,622
    4,625
    523
    Sales
    The Sea of Tranquility
    That's a "feature" of Android that no ones been able to defeat as far as I know. I haven't heard if froyo removes the tones (it should!) but they're there in 2.1 and the Evo's 2.1.
     
  21. Zumaki

    Zumaki Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    68

    Nov 4, 2009
    577
    26
    68

    I must know.
     
  22. kiddk1

    kiddk1 Well-Known Member
    58

    Dec 17, 2009
    363
    15
    58
    Education
    MI
    Please do tell

    Sent from my SPH-M900 using Tapatalk
     
  23. Prince Muzic

    Prince Muzic Active Member
    16

    Jan 5, 2010
    40
    4
    16
    Oh please great wise one! Tell me!



    Sent from my SPH-M900 using Tapatalk
     
  24. Bigprimo

    Bigprimo Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 22, 2010
    172
    8
    36
    Vallejo, Ca.
    Im not paying 10 bucks extra for something i'm cant use. No 4g in California so.. Ill wait for the galaxy S.
     
  25. Hotled

    Hotled Active Member
    15

    Dec 27, 2009
    28
    0
    15
    I played with one in the store for about a half hour. I can say I am deffinetly not switching. It is just to large and there is no 4g here,in fact the moment is to large and I'm thinking of going smaller.
    I have my phone in my shirt pocket most of the time so either of the 2 are way to heavy and bulky.
    I do deliveries and have a printer on one hip and a scanner on the other so there is no real room for a big belt style holster for either phone.
    Also when in sleep mode there is no visible notifications as to missed messages on either phone,and thats one thing I really hate.
    Since I started using Shout Out for texting, I really don't need a keyboard unless I have to type silently anyway lol.
     

Share This Page

Loading...