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I love this phone! - but so far 4G is not worth the $10

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Sprockethead, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Sprockethead

    Sprockethead Well-Known Member
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    My 4G map is solid blue. But I'm getting only 1 or 0 bars in 4G. Worst part is that while it switches from 4G back to 3G back to 4G, there seems to be a moment of "dead time," where I have no service at all for a few seconds. When I was updating the software, I just turned 4G off in order to speed up the process. Whats up with that?

    Definitely not worth $10 yet. I want to see how fast it is, but it won't stay connected long enough. Yes, I must be in a bad spot at my house, but did I mention that the 4G coverage map is solid blue for me? Oh well.

    Phone is awesome, though. It even syncs up with Outlook. Bye bye blackberry.
     

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  2. tech1greek

    tech1greek Active Member
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  3. seigex

    seigex Well-Known Member
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    Keep in mind.. if they sell a million units.. thats $10M a month ($120,000,000) aside from any other funding sources to outfit the 4g network.. just like when 3g was first launched... IMHO have some patience :)
     
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  4. jamesrick80

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    Get over the $10, that will help fund the future 4G towers.......one day sprint will only be a 4G network and they need the money to do so.....
     
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  5. dzar

    dzar Well-Known Member
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    Now, now, we all have read that the $10 tax is not for 4G. 4G is free... the tax is for the premium data experience you are getting (specifically, with a fast processor and big screen). At least that's what the Sprint website says :rolleyes:
     
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