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  1. Installation

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    Hi all, I am thinking of getting a hero now, however a few things I've read have put me off.

    a) Some of the random problems, wi-fi connectivity etc.
    b) the fact that the new lineup isn't actually that long away

    Basically, do you think it's a good idea to wait? I must admit I can't
     

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    If your not desperate wait for the line up.
    Hopefully by the HTC will have sorted out the bugs.
     
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    Well it's not like I don't want it at all :p, + does anyone know if the 2010 lineup is more for Jun/Jul or March time? If it's the earlier I may buy a hero now and simply sell it later.
     
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    March/April.
     
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    Ah alright then. We'll see what happens then.
     
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    With regards to lag etc, you have to bare in mind when reading these threads its all subjective, the original ROM's and Firmware were not the best from what I have read, but HTC have done work on that, and my 1 month old hero is amazing, no WiFi issues, no Lag, no keyboard issues. yeah camera sucks, and flash player is still an issue, aside from that Im very happy:D
     
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    Yeah this is kinda what I need to know... however I am thinking of holding off on the hero until march so it drops further in price (or just buying one of the new line of phones). + it means I can get new shoes for Christmas :p
     
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    New shoes over a Hero?!!?!?!?!

    Get out of here!! :p
     
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    I don't find my Hero laggy at all - and only 1 homescreen is not running a widget (the other 6 are) :)

    It depends - looking at the new lineup they are using touchpads rather than rollerball which I'm not keen on - and the NEW Hero is pretty much identical internally.

    No problems what so ever with WiFi connectivity on mine - although have read its to do with the router side (same probs Nintendo DS light can have with N band) although it does seem to only effect certain makes of router.

    Guess its your choice really - cool award winning phone now or wait to see if there's any improvement in the next lineup.
     
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    Thanks. I've been hearing a lot about new 1ghz CPUs etc which have confused me a little bit, and I must confess that I'd much rather have a physical keyboard (I believe a fair few of the new lineup have these?) so I'm also looking at the milestone, which atm is too expensive for me.
     
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