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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by david83, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. david83

    david83 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    So I've had a look at the HTC portfolio 2010 leak. The Legend looks like Hero version 2 with a sleeker look, slightly improved specs. It also says it's due for release in March. If this is all true then I'm slightly miffed. Ah well...

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  2. Don G&T

    Don G&T Newbie

    im still within my 14 days n thinking i might send it back
  3. david83

    david83 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    lol I'd probably be tempted. I've got 16 months of contract to go!
  4. lekky

    lekky Lover

    Nope, you'll find you can say this all the time. If you wait and get one of these phones, in a couple of months another leak will lead to this thread being repeated.

    The amount of joy i've had out of my hero my only wish is that i had gotten it earlier.
  5. david83

    david83 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    he says through gritted teeth :D
  6. daveybaby

    daveybaby Android Expert

    I dont think the legend is enough of a spec jump to be that fussed about. Same CPU, same resolution screen (albeit OLED).

    Now, the bravo, on the other hand... mmmmmm.

    Having said that i'm still happy to hold onto my hero for at least another year - IMO if you upgrade every generation you'll never see any really significant spec increases. This time next year the 2011 portfolio will be out...
  7. MartinS

    MartinS Android Expert

    If you go in with this attitude you'll never buy any tech ever. There's always something newer and/or better around the corner.

    The Hero was the best phone on the market when it came out and of course that won't always stay that way.

    Do you expect HTC to say "Hero's great, let's not develop anything now"? Of course not, because you can't halt progress. The Hero is due an Android 2.0 update soon which could arguably still make it the best Android handset on the market for some time anyway.
  8. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Extreme Android User

    ditto! with the passion rumored for tmobile
  9. Don G&T

    Don G&T Newbie

    ive already ported the number to orange hopefully i can just port it back to tmobile
  10. david83

    david83 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    well the leak states that the Legend will have 600mhz processor and camera flash... ie things they should have put in the Hero in the first place. The hero hasn't even been out for 6 months. I'm not bothered about the Bravo, it looks big and ugly and would probably be too expensive for me.

    edit: fm radio!!
  11. MartinS

    MartinS Android Expert

    The Bravo does look/sound nice like...
  12. 2010

    2010 Lurker

    I'm happy with my Hero, I just wish HTC had put a better processor in because I don't want it to feel slow with 2.1 or newer.
  13. islandmixed

    islandmixed Well-Known Member

    I agree. iam happy with the hero!! amount of times these companies have phones commin out every damn month & its not a big difference from any of them, just a different look...makes people spend more money.
  14. pastorj

    pastorj Lurker

    can you give a link for the legend?
  15. Installation

    Installation Newbie

    It'll be too expensive for me I bet. I can get a hero for ~
  16. chaz_uk

    chaz_uk Android Enthusiast

    I'm really interested in the Bravo. It'll be nice to see what Android is capable of with Snapdragon under the hood.

    On topic:
    I'm not at all bothered with not waiting. I love my Hero so it'll do for now. It'll be interesting to see what is about when my contract ends!
  17. readerd

    readerd Lurker

    Answer: Buy sim free phone with a sim only contract that's shorter with better inclusives
    Can upgrade your phone whenever you like then, admittedly it's a bigger outlay upfront but for me the benefits outweigh the negatives
    I've got a hero and when legend/bravo are out, I'll flog the hero and buy one of those
  18. jigjags

    jigjags Newbie

    i bought my hero and its not tied to a contract so when they do bring out a newer model i can just ebay this one or cex it and buy the new model.

    I don't regret buying the Hero for 1 second it is by far the best mobile available at the moment and its been a pleasure to own it.
  19. kentamayo

    kentamayo Newbie

    I bought mine only 2 weeks ago, no regrets, not even if there's a refreshed 2010 lineup... maybe in 2011, I'd get a replacement. :)
  20. david83

    david83 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    January! I'm hurting, I'm hurtin real bad. At least Apple give their customers a full year. Still, we've got Android 2 around the corner... yay...
  21. gaanrowl

    gaanrowl Newbie

    does this mean they will be out in january??? im due to upgrade then was defo gonna get the hero been browsing here for ages gettin more exited, but no dont know bif i should wait?:mad::thinking:
  22. rjjr2531

    rjjr2531 Android Enthusiast

    I got mine during its release date. If you have this mind frame u will never be satisfied bc there's always something around the corner. When my contract ends in about 18 months there will be something better than the bravo,expresso, and any other kinda oh...beside the hero is amazing and will only get better w updates. If I was to buy now tho, then I may wait....stuck in the middle
  23. Installation

    Installation Newbie

    Hmm yeah, if it's going to be released in Jan I might hold off and wait... then used hero prices should go down.

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The HTC Hero release date was July 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7200A processor, and 1350mAh battery.

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