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  1. michael916

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    Hi I was wondering if you guys think this phone is worth the $300 cost. I have an optimus m and i love it even if its sort of laggy at times. I am thinking of upgrading to the Esteem but just wondering if you think the phone is worth $300? I was also considering upgrading my mom to the indulge since it has a keyboard and can play netflix better than the optimus m (she has one two) and that really what she uses it for, netflix and random games. Any input would be appreciated thanks.
     

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    I love it. Right now, best phone Metro has hands down. There is one thing I dont like about it tho. Very minor tho. Theres no external/hard key for the camera. But besides that, best 350 buck Ive ever paid to Metro.

    Oh and you should buy your mom one too :D

    And one more thing. LetsTalk.com has them in stock unlike alot of Metro stores and they are 274 out the door no wait for a rebate. :)
     
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    What he said, the esteem wins all hands down. ;)
     
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    This phone is great. Have not regretted what I paid for it yet. And it seems like I wont be, any time soon.
     
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    Just paid $250.00 because I bought it from Wirefly almost 2 months ago but If I have to pay $350.00 right now will do it. Best phone from Metro I ever have, it’s 200 times better than the Optimus M (had it for more than a year) 4G speeds, ultrafast Snapdragon processor (now OC’d at 1.9 GHZ working stable with CWM Recovery and custom ROMs) bigger screen, better camera, smooth response. I don’t have any negative thoughts about this phone. As I said before compared with the Optimus M is like night and day.
     
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    Really worth it...

    Only thing you going to need is an extended battery.
     
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    I paid $249 even from Letstalk.com with promo code TECH10LT
     
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    I have a Galaxy Indulge right now that I'm kinda getting sick of.

    Is it worth it to upgrade to the Esteem, or should I just wait until the Connect comes out?

    There's no word on the price of the Connect, but those two cores look mighty enticing.

    Any thoughts from Esteem owners on this?
     
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    Well according to metro you'll be able to know in the next 30 days when it supposedly releases :)
     
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    why i think its worth it, paying $55.00 a month w/unlimited service (family plan).
     
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    I think it is worth it, I moved from Verizon and a Droid to Metro and an Esteem and I have no regrets. I paid $250 from Sams Club Online. As you can see above there are a number of places that might have the Esteem for $250.
    Lets face it, the value is in what you want out of the device. I love the large size and large screen. It is Fast as well. I have not had any problems really except my texting did not work right the first day or two I had it and I think that was just a matter of the networks updating when I changed carriers.
    I have not even rooted my phone. I am kind of a basic user user I guess, Talking, Texting, Internet, Email, Navigation and stuff like that and I still think it was worth it.
    I am saving $100+ over my previous arrangement which makes me really happy, your case might be different?
     
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    so i just ordered the esteem for 249 im not hurt that i bought it hurt when i got a text from my bank saying i have 249 dollars less in my bank account lol better be worth it seriously:eek::eek::(
     
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    Thanks for all the input guys, looks like i will be upgrading soon :D
     
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    I too have decided to go with the esteem. I am currently using the huawei m835 will be trying to get one tomorrow. I hope I can buy one in store.
     
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