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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dud3shae, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. Dud3shae

    Dud3shae Lurker
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    Hey, after weeks of convincing my mom, she has agreed for me to get a pay monthly phone on her bank account. I was looking at the wildfire as she has gave me a
     



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  2. alekos

    alekos Newbie

    Just go for it. Desire is miles better than wildfire.
     
  3. chris 290

    chris 290 Android Enthusiast

    Desire as wildfire has poor screen resolution so that restricts which apps can run.

    Surely the desire will be under warranty so your covered anyhow.
     
  4. Rastaman-FB

    Rastaman-FB Extreme Android User

    i love this device
     
  5. gibbs1984

    gibbs1984 Android Expert

    So long as the internet data plan you get is good enough then this phone is a must!
     
  6. Tino

    Tino Member

    Deffinately go for the Desire, its the best all round Android device I have played with atleast.
     
  7. ajd7

    ajd7 Lurker

    Hi Dud3shae.
    I've had the Desire since May and I have to say best device i've had, by far.
    Does everything very well.
    My advice, go for it and don't look back.:)
     
  8. snakeeyes21

    snakeeyes21 Member

     
  9. BadSectorGR

    BadSectorGR Newbie

    Desire 1000%
     
  10. Nagrom

    Nagrom Android Expert

    I have the Desire, and my wife has the Wildfire. So I can compare both. The Desire has much better hardware, and as a result, can run much better apps, and games. For example, the Wildfire can't run live wallpaper. Also the Desire has a far supirior screen.
     
  11. lorrebreaker

    lorrebreaker Member

    Well there you have it Dud3shae, unanimous so far :) i also have the desire & coming from the nokia 5800 its incredible how good this phone is.

    Not regretted my decision once to buy one. Go for it, you wont be disappointed.
     
  12. mr-mixalot

    mr-mixalot Newbie

    Why even bother with the question, Desire all the way my friend
     
  13. tef89

    tef89 Android Enthusiast

    Definately the Desire, much faster and far better screen than the Wildfire.

    Make sure you check out as many features on a Clearance handset as soon as you get it. Even if it's things you don't think you'll use.
     
  14. snowmobile

    snowmobile Android Enthusiast

    Shop around as you may be able to get a new Desire for your budget. For example this deal Htc Desire deals with T-mobile

    Also consider any extra cashback you can get from going through a site such as Quidco, Topcashback, etc. I've never dealt with the company in the link so I'm not recommending them but I just saw the deal being discussed on another forum.
     
  15. chris100575

    chris100575 Well-Known Member

    Louis Walsh has a lot to answer for. :rolleyes:
     
  16. jonr

    jonr Newbie

    Well, I'm getting the Desire. My final choices were Nexus One or Desire. I want the Desire Z, but it is not out yet, and will be quite a bit more expensive than the Desire.
    Should I have any regrets? :)
     
  17. Rastaman-FB

    Rastaman-FB Extreme Android User

    if you like android then you will have none.
     
  18. chris100575

    chris100575 Well-Known Member

    I don't think so. The only thing that makes me kind of wish I'd gone for the Nexus is that now half the people at work have a Desire and a Nexus would have been a bit different! The hardware is virtually identical apart from the trackball though.
     
  19. AstroDonut

    AstroDonut Member

    I went from a nokia e71 to a Hero (and waited months for the 1.5 to 2.1 upgrade), The hero was raved about like mad... I saw the desire and wanted that... I got one and it really is unbelievable just how silky smooth the android OS 2.1 (now 2.2) is...

    And I get a good signal without holding the phone in a mad way or needing a bumper cover so my hands don't touch the metal casing...

    Desire v Wildfire v Hero v iphone - Desire wins... hands down
     
  20. jonr

    jonr Newbie

    Is it possible to get the Desire somewhere in the USA? Boston perhaps?
     

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