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How much longer will you keep your EVO 4G?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by salpiche, Jun 20, 2011.

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Who is upgrading to the LTE and who is staying Old School?

Poll closed May 29, 2012.
  1. Going to upgrade to the EVO LTE and not look back.

    11 vote(s)
    64.7%
  2. Staying with the Original EVO, still kicking butt!

    6 vote(s)
    35.3%
  1. 300Bowler

    300Bowler Well-Known Member
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    I believe I am going to get away from the EVO at the first of the year and go ahead and try out the iPhone 4s. Sprint stop working offshore where I am at in October after a storm came through and knocked a tower down. After NUMEROUS calls to them, I still can not use my EVO while at work, where as for years prior to it worked fine. So a guy that had an EVO got the 4s and stood next too me and the EVO go NO SIGNAL, his iPhone had 3-4 bars with no problem.

    Case closed at that point.

    So if anyone would like an HTC EVO the first of the year, please send me a private message...Maybe we can make a deal.
     

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  2. tehfearless1

    tehfearless1 New Member
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    I will be keeping my EVO 4G until I qualify for an upgrade and there is a better phone out by HTC that is carried by Sprint. (hopefully one that will support LTE)

    I say this because I really like the Sense UI.
    I am currently rooted with InfectedROM Eternity NIGHTLYS sense 3.5 r42.
    I am loving it.
     
  3. AndroidSPCS

    AndroidSPCS Well-Known Member
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    I am still using my Evo 4G. I switched to the Epic for a while, and then the Evo 3D for a while. I keep coming back to my Evo 4G. This thing is rock solid and just works.

    I also have an iPhone 4S. I can't justify replacing or getting rid of my Evo 4G...it is one of the best phones I have ever owned.
     
  4. Tre Lawrence

    Tre Lawrence Well-Known Member
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    Still going strong... due for an upgrade, and I haven't bothered to look.
     
  5. Oddball

    Oddball Well-Known Member
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    Same here.

    I got my EVO back on June 6th 2010 and saw all sorts of new hardware launched yet after a minor refresh due to sluggish performance and re-rooting it works fine for me.

    I have never kept a handset this long in the 25+ years of using wireless phones.

    I'm not sure I will upgrade when the window opens up again, in Apr 2012 (worked out an upgrade and 2 year extension to drop my aircard and get a free Airvana).

    I can find no reason to complain :)
     
  6. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
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    Yeah ill probably wait for an lte phone before I resign
     
  7. RoboMonkey

    RoboMonkey Well-Known Member
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    I left Sprint all together a week ago. I need to get off my butt and sell my Evo and Epic 4g..I'm never going back to CDMA.
     
  8. smitty543

    smitty543 Well-Known Member
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    Hopefully will be able to wait until LTE phones are released. Also hopefully will be able to utilize LTE service where I live, since I now am playing for WiMax service that is not available where I live.
     
  9. Tre Lawrence

    Tre Lawrence Well-Known Member
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    Yep... wanna see what LTE device will drop first.
     
  10. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
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    Like it or not youre going to be using CDMA tech for a looong time lol. HSPA and its cousins are all based on CDMA ;)
     
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  11. Orion

    Orion Well-Known Member
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    My upgrade is on April as well. I'm definitely waiting to see what phones Sprint will bring when LTE rolls out.
     
  12. RoboMonkey

    RoboMonkey Well-Known Member
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    I'm never going back to a phone company where I can't just switch out my phone via sim with out going on the internet or calling them up. :cool:
     
  13. CriticalCritic

    CriticalCritic Well-Known Member
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    My Evo is still going strong. Along with (almost) everyone else, this thing just plain works and I can't see any reason to part with it until some LTE device hits. Of course I prefer that the device is an HTC WITH A KICKSTAND. But if I am forced to choose between HTC or a Kickstand, I'm choosing the hardware. The Evo has spoiled me.

    Gotta say that, looking back, I'm really glad I stuck it out with Android after the Samsung Moment sh*tbomb.
     
  14. hortstu

    hortstu Well-Known Member
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    Isn't it possible, if you're rooted, to force your phone to roam so that it has access to the same towers that the Iphone you were standing next to has? I know sprint doesn't like it if you've got free roaming but that's their problem.
     
  15. Oddball

    Oddball Well-Known Member
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    Since I often travel to cities where 4G, of any kind, is available, I'll probably spring for LTE when it becomes available if it's as widely available as Wi-Max.
     
  16. pastafarian

    pastafarian P√Ętes avec votre foie
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    Development's still strong and the phone is still fast and capable enough for anything I throw at it. There's no compelling reason out there for me to switch beyond the desire for a new thing. Unless a unbelievable deal comes across my bow, I'm waiting for LTE/ICS devices, which means late spring or more likely summer. This is the best phone I've ever owned (and I've had a lot), I'll miss it when it's gone.
     
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  17. jarablue

    jarablue Well-Known Member
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    I'm keeping mine until Aug of 2012. That is when I qualify for a full upgrade. Phone works absolutely fine right now.
     
  18. guywithbluepants

    guywithbluepants Well-Known Member
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    I love my evo it has been thru hell but it keeps me happy I would like to see sprint get the new nexus phone thou its pretty sick from vids and reviews i have seen.
     
  19. Rockman

    Rockman Well-Known Member
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    I keeping it at least another year. It works great and Sprint works great for me in my situation. Perhaps if I get another phone maybe the Galaxy SII maybe..
     
  20. rayporsche

    rayporsche Well-Known Member
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    Very happy with the Evo, I guess I'll keep it all the way until the Ice-Cream melts.....lol
     
  21. CrazyTechnoBoy

    CrazyTechnoBoy Well-Known Member
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    -_- This is my 5th post in this thread. I have an official answer now: Until I can afford a good phone. :D
     
  22. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member
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    here is the thing...

    I have an upgarde..
    get the EVO 3D or Epic ET for $200, plus activation

    i can sell my EVO for $150
    so if i do it now.. it would cost me about $90.

    or wait till after CES and when that phone comes out...
    my EVO will drop in value... maybe i can still get $100.
    so then it will cost me $140ish
     
  23. Rigmaster

    Rigmaster Well-Known Member
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    No reason to move from Evo yet. Have to see Sprint LTE rollout too.
     
  24. vinnyt225

    vinnyt225 Well-Known Member
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    hey guys, do any of guys have the issue where the htc sense screen is loading/restarting like all the time?

    I'm just curious because it seems the majority here are happy with the evo4g but my phone homescreen is repeatly restarting.

    do you guys know of a fix or thread? running stock 2.3.3 thanks!!
     
  25. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member
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    yeah.. i had that issue once... a few months back...
    what I did to fix it:
    I installed a new custom ROM.. and the problem disappeared.

    maybe there was an APP that you installed that created a conflict.
    or
    there must have been a small bug in one of the updates.
     
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