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Discussion in 'Sprint' started by androidtp, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
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    Are there any links I can view that show some release dates of any new android phones? i'm quite tired of my processor on my hero, but i don't want to upgrade to the epic or the evo cuz of the $10 fee, and evo is too big..don't want a keyboard..

    gosh i wish nexus one was on our network..has the trackball and everything!! :D
     



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  2. They just released the Samsung Transform and the Sanyo Zio. None are 4G, but they do have dual cameras and support video chat. They are also using Sprint's new Sprint ID.
     
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  3. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
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    these are in stores now?!!
     
  4. KitsapAndroid

    KitsapAndroid Android Enthusiast

    Yes, both the Zio and Transform are in stores now. Not much better than your Hero though from what I understand.
     
  5. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
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    just checked them out on cnet..not so impressed..do you think the extra $10 is worth it for the evo?? i'm really tired of the lag on the hero despite running froyo on it
     
  6. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert

    It's well worth it for the EVO! I came from the Hero due to the lag. I've yet to see the EVO lag in the slightest!
     
  7. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    sighhhhh..evo here i come ;(
     
  8. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert

    I've never looked back! Sure the extra $10 is b/s but it's only $10 so I'm not bitching too much. It's a great phone!
     
  9. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
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    hmm..are you overclocked to 1.2?? and they aren't putting out any new phones that'll be better than the evo anytime soon are they?
     
  10. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
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    forgot all about the epic..which is the better choice?? and i don't wanna hear ..oh it's based if you want a keyboard or not..i want some nerd information..which is a better choice? ;)
     
  11. badankles

    badankles Android Expert

    rumored htc desire z coming soon?
     
  12. aceofspades626

    aceofspades626 Well-Known Member

    There's something called the HTC Knight coming up. It looks like it could be a version of the Desire.

    If that's true, it would still be a pretty good upgrade if you don't care to wait for the new high end handsets. Chances are the new superphones don't roll out until January-ish at this point.
     
  13. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert

    No, I didn't overclock. Just running stock kernal and rom.

    Well that's pretty much what it comes down too. You can google the comparisons. It's pretty much a toss up...

    If your coming from the Hero you might like the EVO better just because it has Sense vs. Epic's TouchWiz (I think is what it's called)
     
  14. scrufton

    scrufton Newbie

    I find that my epic runs much smoother than my wife's evo. Thats just my experience.
     
  15. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    what's up with touchwiz? what's so different about it? and i don't really use sense on my hero since i'm using froyo

    they say the hummingbird is faster than dragonsnap which is on the evo
     
  16. CriticalCritic

    CriticalCritic Android Expert

    You're not going to actually see much of a difference between the performance of the two processors.
    You say " i don't wanna hear ..oh it's based if you want a keyboard or not.." but it has a great deal to do with that. Basically...

    Epic:
    Keyboard
    Touchwiz ui
    Smaller screen
    SAMOLED screen
    Known to have GPS problems.

    Evo:
    No Keyboard
    Sense ui
    Largest screen on the market
    LCD screen
    Known to have problems with dust getting under the screen.

    Aside from that... EVO's running 2.2 and will likely (looking back at HTC's history) be one of the first handsets to receive Gingerbread after release. As well as the possibility of getting the New Sense UI.

    Epic is running 2.1 and will likely (looking back at Samsung's history) finally receive 2.2 around the same time that gingerbread is released... that is, if they don't skip 2.2 altogether and instead push for a late release of gingerbread.
     
  17. androidtp

    androidtp Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    nice..hmm..isn't the epic rooted with 2.2?
     
  18. Clocks

    Clocks Member

    So...are there going to be any high end android phones before xmas or not?
     
  19. CriticalCritic

    CriticalCritic Android Expert

    If you root and are proactive, of course you can get what you need :). My point is that you don't get squat from samsung.
     
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