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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SamXp, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. SamXp

    SamXp Android Enthusiast
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  2. melissai_

    melissai_ Well-Known Member

    :eek: how did this happen??! i guess the poll is over because it just showed me the results and I know I haven't voted yet ... :(
  3. wengla02

    wengla02 Lurker

    You can vote on the poll at the Sprint Community. It's on the front page.

    You do have to be logged in, but anyone can create an account, you don't have to have a Sprint phone. Just skip the phone and acc't number bits in the reg box.
  4. melissai_

    melissai_ Well-Known Member


    this is what i see....i cant vote...
  5. wengla02

    wengla02 Lurker

    Have you already voted? Are you logged into Sprint? That's the view you get when you've already voted, or aren't logged in. Check up in the top right for a 'sign-in' box.
  6. melissai_

    melissai_ Well-Known Member


    :( &i havent voted
  7. wengla02

    wengla02 Lurker

    See that grey button up at the top right that says "Sign In"? That's where you sign in to vote.
  8. jen8112

    jen8112 Android Enthusiast

    It's still open, I voted. What is up with the WebOS people anyway?! I wish iOS was an option. ;)
  9. fsc

    fsc Newbie

    Just voted. Looks like android has already made some gains since those last screenshots were taken.

    we're up to 32% Android, 65% WebOS Still a ways to go.
  10. Cuso

    Cuso Well-Known Member

    That's is just plain stupid, who the heck cares what that poll says in the end its the phone that sells the most... EVO anyone? I think Palm's browser only lets you see the Sprint website, LOL.
  11. flyingemu

    flyingemu Lurker

    I am curious how these numbers compare to Sprint's smartphone sales numbers...
  12. astrobill

    astrobill Well-Known Member


    I like Android a LOT and consider it superior to iOS. I also generally like my Hero, given it was an earlier phone.

    However, I actually think Palm's WebOS actually *IS* far superior to anything else...if the initial version of the Palm Pre hadn't been so inferior in terms of hardware quality, I'd still own one. It's a real shame Palm didn't make the Pre more solid...and also that they went with that bizarre redheaded-chick advertising campaign that sank it.

    In fact, when my Hero contract is up, I may consider an unlocked Palm Pre 2 from HP or a new Pre from Sprint if they offer the new versions.

    Sorry guys...again, don't get me wrong. Android totally rocks...but WebOS is far less buggy, far more integrated, and just plain better looking. And that Palm calendar app still kills anything in Android, including the Pure Grid Calendar widget...
  13. Thefoodman52

    Thefoodman52 Android Expert

    Not to mention multi-tasking on WebOS is more front-end centered and obvious rather than totally pulled to the back with Android.
  14. SamXp

    SamXp Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Ultimately, I do agree that sales will tell Sprint where to invest development, but since this does have a lot of visibility to Sprint Corporate, I'm sure some ambitious middle manager will get a hold of these results and champion a cause to divert the development budget away from Android so I thought it was worth getting the support of an android forum since the Pixi owners are out in full force skewing this poll their way.
    (wow that was a long sentence)
  15. Bnice

    Bnice Guest

    I would like to see WebOS on a candy bar style hardware but Palm/Hp don't seem to interested in improving the hardware and I think they will get left behind with Samsung,Motorola,and Htc who are constantly pushing out new phones every few months.
  16. joebob36

    joebob36 Newbie

    Up to 39% now for the Android.
  17. xevious

    xevious Well-Known Member

    I had test driven a Palm Pre in the store, but didn't like the form factor. It just didn't feel good in my hand especially with that "edge" around the keyboard impeded my ability to use it smoothly. But the OS suffered some noticeable lag. Knowing the Pre-2 is out there, I couldn't even think about the plain old Pre. I must admit the interface is very slick and intuitive. But... it shouldn't be hard for Android to come up with a similar representation. Certainly someone should come up with a knock-off Calendar widget for Android like the one on the Pre. Maybe Pure Grid v2?
  18. xevious

    xevious Well-Known Member

    Android: 39%
    Web OS: 57%
    Windows 7: 7%
    Blackberry: 1%
    Total: 104%

    I wonder who programmed the percentage algorithms, because it's clearly not adding up right. Anyway, curious to see how many want WebOS.
  19. LBPHeretic

    LBPHeretic Android Expert

    Erm, not to be funny, but that poll was not asking which was the best mobile operating system. It was asking Sprint users which mobile operating system should it focus the most on right now.

    Android obviously gets the most attention with Sprint. The poll just shows that HP webOS users of the Sprint realm would like a little love too. Please do not get me wrong here either. I love Android, but I also appreciate HP webOS a lot as my wife has a Sprint Palm Pre and I have had ample time to tinker with it.

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