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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by GolfnDroid, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. djkeller3

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    Yep, and although it was garbage, it had appeal out the wazoo and people just bought it anyway.
     

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    I agree that was a sweet commercial. I did like how thin the phone was but that was about it.
     
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    OK, let's see. Did the DROID win me over because of it's super-sexy computer-generated voice saying DROID in all the commercials? nope

    Did the DROID win me over b/c it dissed on the iPhone? Nope

    Did the DROID win me over b/c it was made by Motorola? Nope

    Did the DROID win me over in any way, manner, fashion, or form b/c of the network that it is on? Nope - b/c I was already on VZW.

    Did the DROID win me over b/c of its statistics, hardware and software capabilities, the fact that it is the first phone from VZW that I know of in a long time that has an untouched ROM straight from the manufacturer? YES!!!!!

    Motorola had fallen by the wayside as a result of resting upon their laurels with the success of the RAZR, and the last thing they need to do is spend millions of $$$ on more advertising campaigns for a phone that sells itself.

    I certainly don't judge a device by its commercials - b/c if I did, I'd already own an iPhone, computers from HP, cars made by GM, etc.

    And neither should you. Screw the commercials - let the DROID show off the power of Android via word of mouth alone. That is how I found out about it and started researching about it - and that is why I made the intelligent choice I did in buying it.
     
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    nuff said!
     
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    Add me to the list. I had my RAZR for 2.5 years and never had any problems with it. I loved it, of course not nearly as much as my Droid!
     
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    That's not a manual. If you want the manual...you gotta download it.
     
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    well... they could go for 95% of the population and expect to convince maybe 5% of that 95%, or they could go for 5% of the population and convince 100% of them... what do I mean?

    95% commercial: iPhone doesn't... Droid does... blah blah blah

    5% commercial: YouTube - Google Nexus One: The "F* You iPhone" Phone

    (language warning)
     
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    and there is an ad for an iphone app at the end of the video. ha!
     
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    I actually really liked the commercials, but they didn't really sway me into my purchase of one
     
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    i actually had zero problems with my razr and really enjoyed the phone. i found it to be very durable and reliable, considering i have an epic temper and the thing got chucked a time or two. it worked flawlessly until it got crushed at work.
     
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    They are showing Droid commercials? I haven't seen one for over a month.

    The only marketing for the Droid I see is there is this giant banner on the Verizon center that says "Bare Knuckled Bucket of Does" with a picture of the Droid in the background. I see this banner everyday on the way to work so maybe that is why I don't get bombarded with the commercials.
     
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    Had my razr for 4 yrs-no problems, ever. still in working condition
     
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    My theory us that Verizon is being very careful about offending Apple which the first commercials did. As they are trying to get the iPhone on thier network. Either that or they're saving the money for the next big campaign, the HTC Incredible.
     
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    there saving there marketing dollars for there next phone. remember the droids comercials started airing months before its release. i imagine they are seeting things up now for there next release
     
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    What's very interesting here is that we, apparently, have a few people who need Motorola and Verizon to put out a constant stream of new and creative commercials to make them feel better about a phone they've already bought. How funny is that? :rolleyes:
     
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    I have heard many complaints about the Razr breaking easily. I however have not met (in person) one person who had that problem. Everyone I know who had a Razr still has the same one still working. My wife and I have had the same Razrs for three yrs.

    Of course I sometimes think we just get lucky that way. We haven't had any of the problems with the BH2 that everyone else seems to be having either except the sd card issue.

    Back on topic. I don't see the need for new commercials for what in the tech industry would be considered old news. The new phones will always get the advertising glory. Now if they upgrade or update the phone In some way then it would warrent a new ad spot. I can see it now a "Droid does know diddly" commercial.

    By the way, Droid doesn't do laundry.
     

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