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  1. deathratlehead

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    I pre-ordered an iPhone 4S today. I've been an android fanboy since the OG Droid, but I just want to try something different. Who knows, I may be back here faster than you think, but I want to thank everyone in this forum who has been helpful to me throughout my various phone issues.

    Now, time to sell my X with all those accessories I purchased.
     

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    Well sometimes change is good. Good luck. See ya around.


    come back and let us know your opinion after you have had it for about a week if you don't mind.
     
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    If you might be back, why sell off the X and accessories?

    Wouldn't you want to see if you like the iPhone first? :D
     
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    I should have clarified..I don't think I'll be back to the X, but back on Android. The Nexus Prime could be killer.
     
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    Yeah, you have 14 days to test drive it. Please let us know how you like the camera. Don't feel guilty, have fun with whatever you decide on.
     
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    I'm guessing that if you like Android, you will be back very quickly.
     
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    My opinion is that life is short. If you dig gadgets, try out different ones.
     
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    Exactly. I've looked into Apple's products and played with a friend's iPhone a few times. Apple, Android and the others all have different strengths and weaknesses - find what best works for you. I personally prefer Android at this point, but its great to hear about other's experiences too.

    Come back and let us know what you think about the 4S after you've had it for a while...
     
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    I'm in the same situation. Came to android not to long ago, started with the DInc, then DX.(Had an iPhone 3GS before) Now I'm seriously debating on getting the 4S, especially sense I'll be able to get it for 25$~(upgrades and trade-in). :p

    My main reason for loving android, is the customizability, but realized not long ago, I haven't worked on anything on my DX in over 6 months. :(

    If I do switch, I'll still have my NookColor with CM7 on it to mess with. lol
     
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    I'm a hacker/tweaker and have paid Android apps that I like and rely on.

    There's no place for a locked down phone in my life and apps that are free on Android that I have to pay for on a different platform.
     
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    Hoping you like the 1 look of the new phone. If it works for you, that is all that's important. If you suddenly can't figure out the new Facebook, then you know there is an inherent mental disease that comes with owning an i-Phone :)
     
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    No need in feeling guilty. If you prefer something else, then you prefer something else. Some of the most tech-saavy people I know prefer iPhones because they don't want to mess with their phone, just use it.

    No shame in any choice. You're the one who uses it so make sure it works for you.
     
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    I own a big iPhone (the iPad). I miss widgets, dislike wading through seas of icons. No flash. No desktop or customability. Love the apps. Owing the iPad has solidified my preference to Android (the X ATM).
     
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    This is odd.

    Usually the I'm-switching-to-an-iPhone threads turn into don't-let-the-door-hit-you-on-the-way-out.

    You guys are waaaay too mellow. Your mom would be proud. :D
     
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    lol @ Col

    i would be lying if i said i wasn't a bit interested in the I*****

    mainly because i 'm a world traveler and having a device that works globally is somewhat important to me.
     
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    I would be lying if I said I was even remotely interested in the iPhone :D:D:D
     
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    good luck with the new phone!
     
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    I'll be honest. The 4S is on my radar, especially if the camera is as good as the hype.
     
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    You're gonna have a good experience with the iPhone 4S. I just feel that Android is better.
     
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    In total agreement!
     
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    dont feel guilty Im doing the same thing...kinda. Got my wife hooked on android by buying her an incredible off clist...shes been eligible for an upgrade and her battery is always dead when she comes home from work,,,,she refuses to swap out batteries...and she doesnt go to the app store...she doesnt tinnker...just hotmail\texting\facebook etc so I figured this was best... Ill get to tinker with hers mainly I want that camera...if its good. Im getting one too...plus itll help me help the wife with her questions...If I buy one too ill hate the screen size..but to never have my phone in a frozen occupied state when trying to unlock it, or answer a call, and all the other annoyances from having the OG droid and then a droidx. I love android, its been like a long friend, but all the devices are the same...everyone i set up i put the same home replacement on, until a new form of the OS im ready to try my nemesis for a little while, plus if i dont like it I can sell it on craigslist, turn a profit and buy whatever droid I want. ;-)
     
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    Hi colchiro!

    Dropping in to say that I also made the switch and got a Droid incredible 2 and I couldn't be happier

    I haven't had a single issue

    Not a single reset no dropped calls no over heating no connection issues

    This phone is so fast and smooth and the battery life is incredible and the screen is 4 times sharper and more vibrant than my x ever was

    Verizon put me through hell before getting it though
    First they sent me another x which took 3 days not over night
    Then they sent it under the wrong name so Fedex wouldn't release it
    Ordered it Monday got it Friday lol sigh

    So Ty everyone who helped me out on here a lot, if you guys are looking for a switch the incredible 2 is an amazing phone
     
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    4S=no LTE.

    If I was upgrading I would be going over to Bionic.
     
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    I upgraded from the Droid X to the Bionic the day it was released. The Droid X is a great machine. The Bionic is even better. The camera in the Droid X is pretty bad (at least mine is). The camera in the Bionic is better ... it seems that the camer App in the Bionic is the holdup and it needs tweaking or replacing.

    4G LTE is IMNHO the future and only available in the Bionic.

    There are software bugs with the Bionic and many should be addressed in the November update.

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    (The Droid X is now one of my test machines ... it was Root-ed yesterday for the first time.)

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