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Discussion in 'Metro PCS' started by THE W, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. THE W

    THE W Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Buying this phone = FAIL

    They should shorten the name and just call it the Samsung galaxy "L".

    Metro is releasing phones with specs that rival this phone at a third of the price.

    The dial tv doesn't work half the time from what I see in reviews and they're eventually gonna charge for the tv service.

    That ghastly antenna.

    The galaxy s 3 is coming.

    I just don't see how this is a good investment in any sense. The fact that anyone bought this at this price is incredible.

    At first I thought it was a nice phone for someone getting their first smartphone but seeing the specs for the motion and the anthem getting this phone makes NO SENSE WHATSOEVER.

    we'll all forget this ever happened when the s3 hits metro stores but man did metro doodoo on themselves when they decided to put this phone out for that price.

    This concludes my rant. Thank you for your time.
     



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  2. mike28

    mike28 Android Expert

    Yeah this phone will drop in price trust me it reminds me of the crap lol it ended up being a flop
     
  3. pcgamer

    pcgamer Android Enthusiast

    It seems like an esteem with free TV, an antenna, and a Samsung brand.
     
  4. THE W

    THE W Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    They REALLY thought people were gonna be all over this for the dial tv.

    Metro is gonna lose money on this one.
     
  5. n4zty

    n4zty Android Expert

    its going to drop in prices faster than you can say FAILURE!
     
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  6. Gomez025

    Gomez025 Android Enthusiast

    Yeah, you thought Dyle TV was bad, look what happened to metrostudio. That's why they used dyle tv as its sortof replacement.
     
  7. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Extreme Android User

    Smh. I just don't know what metro thinks sometimes. They shouldn't release anything until the s3 and then drop the mid level phones.
     
  8. THE W

    THE W Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    This phone shouldn't be priced higher than $200.
     
  9. MyUsernameRox

    MyUsernameRox Android Enthusiast

    I checked it out while in a Metro store. I saw the pushbuttons, lost interest on the spot.
     
  10. Bard

    Bard Android Expert

    In case if you didn't see my comic post below.

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  11. mike28

    mike28 Android Expert

    Happen to notice they have a $50 mir so price is down to $409 of course still too high but step in the right direction once it gets around $250 then we're talking lol
     
  12. THE W

    THE W Android Expert
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    $50 down, $200 more to go.
     
  13. mike28

    mike28 Android Expert

    Lmao yes
     
  14. trigger1074

    trigger1074 Android Enthusiast


    thats if you buy another one full price. You get 50 off any 2nd 4G phone you activate together.
     
  15. THE W

    THE W Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    so you work at a store?

    has anyone actually bought this phone?
     
  16. trigger1074

    trigger1074 Android Enthusiast

    nope, not yet, I did have a guy ogling it this morning.
     
  17. nycnyc

    nycnyc Well-Known Member

    Speaking of the Lightray being overpriced, VM got the Galaxy Reverb, which looks a bit like a refreched Droid Charge for $250. Comes with a slightly smaller screen (4in v 4.3), but gets ICS and a bumped up processor (1.ghz single core v 1ghz on the Lightray). So to sum it up, yes, its still looking as stupid as ever.
     
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