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  1. rdub53

    rdub53 Active Member
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    Hello all. I'm glad I could find a site such as this. I'm hopefully going to end up with a Android-powered device soon, as my contract with sprint is close to its end. I was wondering...any suggestions on where to go and what phone is the best?
     

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  2. Steven58

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    Welcome! What carrier are you with?
     
  3. rdub53

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    For the moment, Sprint. I will most likely be leaving soon.
     
  4. Steven58

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    Check out the incredible or the moto X at Vzw?
     
  5. rdub53

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    Yeah, I'm looking at the Droid X myself.
     
  6. you could stick with sprint and purchase the htc evo 4g
     
  7. Johny25

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    Hello All
    I am new in this forum.
    I am very much glad that I joined this forum as I am a real gadget freak.
    Very much excited to share my thoughts on new gadgets;)
     
  8. Steven58

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    hi johny! welcome!
     
  9. coled91

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    You both will love android! its simply the best lol. I would definitely look at verizon though and go for the droid x
     
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    Well, I figure about mid-July I will be making my decisions on handset and carrier. And it will most likely be VZW when I do go.
     
  11. coled91

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    well I have had zero problems with the verizon network. It has been great and I have had maybe two dropped calls in the last year. Data usage is also very fast even if I only have 1-2 bars of 3g service. Any android phone you get will be worth the money in my opinion. Android is just such a better platform than apple's. I would know as my brother is getting an iphone 4, has an ipod touch, and my dad has an ipad. They are easy to use but nothing in comparison to this android platform. Our possibilities are endless, their possibilities are what apple decides to let them do.
     
  12. coled91

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    not that this thread had anything about apple I just figured I would put that in there since the two os's are very competitive
     
  13. stainlessray

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    already said in details...;)
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    Just left AT&T myself. Shopped around ALLOT, 1st for rate-plans, then for phones. personally don't think you can beat sprint rates you are with them now, just get the EVO, and if you can afford it, buy it without contract. just incase you see better deals going forward.
     
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    Welcome to Android Forums!! :)
     
  15. coled91

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    I have heard alot of good things about the EVO but I just wouldnt be able to justify the extra $10 per month for 4g coverage until it gets a little more widespread. Just my 2 cents
     

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