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  1. Alasdairg

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    Should i trade in wildfire for desire?

    i am a proud owner of the htc wildfire but it dosent do everthing i want, the screen isnt great and gaming nope slow i have it rooted with wildpuzzel rom and am thinking should i sell it and buy a desire. What are your thoughts on this?
     

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    Considering this is the Desire forum, I say go for it! ;)

    A M A Z I N G phone!!
     
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    Only issue is memory but since you're already rooting and flashing I think you'd really notice the difference
     
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    Yes
     
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    yes i have already done same ..... and i havent rooted
     
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    thanks everyone for the great advice, really helped alot.
     
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    I recommend using CEX (www.cex.co.uk) for trade ins... especially if you can take store credit and buy a desire from them too :)
     
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    Well I have a Desire, and my missus has a Wildfire. I wouldn't swap phones for hers for anything. The Desire kicks ass on almost every level.
    if you have the cash......go for it my friend. You won't regret it.

    Andy
     
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    Go for the desire.
    When i bought my phone, i also cannot decide which to get until i get to the shop and compare both of the phones.
    the resolution of the desire is a lot better than the wildfire and have many other additional features too!
     
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    Yes, go for the Desire! You won't regret it, just be careful about trading :)
     
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    I didn't want to start a new thread for this and figured it would fit in here - so here's my question.

    My contract is up for renewal in a month or so and I want to know where to go next. I absolutely love my Desire, but it's hard not to be tempted to change to something else. The HD seems a little bigger than I'd like a phone to be so I have pretty much ruled that out - but I'm eager to stay with HTC 'cos Sense makes the phone so much more user friendly.

    is there anything in the pipe line? Is there already a decent alternative? And as a side note....does my desire have much value as a second hand phone?

    cheers for any advice.
     
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    Well I would suggest the EVO or the Desire Z. For me, the DHD's screen isn't really that big, and I'm a girl but next to the DHD, I'd go for the EVO (there's no network other than GSM here so it's not an option) or the Z
     
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    thanks for the advice. Is the EVO an option in the UK?
     
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    I read in the forums that the Desire HD is the UK/Asia version of the EVO since it only has CDMA(sp?) not GSM. I would also consider the Incredible :) I forgot about that phone lol
     
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    The Incredible is also not a UK model.

    There are certainly new devices in the pipeline. Images of a few have been leaked, though not specs so far (so a little less information than has generally leaked by this time the last couple of years). If you are happy with the Desire, don't need the Z's keyboard, and think the HD is a bit big, then why not wait a few months and see what comes next? You presumably don't have to change the moment the current minimum contract term ends.
     
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    as for the cost of the other phone, i would keep the wildfire, after all what is the phones main purpose, and thats to make calls, txts and emails, do urself a fav and spend the spare cash and buy a psp or mini lappy
     
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    you've pretty much confirmed what I was thinking. No need for the keyboard so currently not much to be had. I'm certainly in no rush to change so I Can always bide my time. I wondered why I couldn't find much info on future phones but I guess that's a deliberate move from HTC.

    Cheers for the help.
     
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    dont pick the desire hd the colours are not as good as the standard desire my friend had one and he said it was awfull.
     
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    thanks guys im am buying a desire as i speak and i cant wait wouldnt advise the desire hd for it is to big and extra bad on batteries.
     
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    yes the desire will be worth about
     
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    You've clearly missed the point of these devices. And a few spelling lessons. :rolleyes:
     
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    As always, there are some interesting handsets due in the next 2-3 months from HTC, LG, and Sony Ericsson, to name just 3. Personally, the leaked HTC device that is expected to be the direct replacement for the current Desire is what I'm interested in most, as the screen looks like a similar size but with improved hardware.
     
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    Which phones this? The Scorpion/Olympian. Wheres the specs linked? I might be interested in this when I replace my Desire next year.

    Andy.
     
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    Great. You won't regret it.
     
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    Here's just a few articles:

    http://phandroid.com/2011/01/20/htc-desire-2-black-nexus-one-with-front-cam-without-trackball/

    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc gets UK release date | News | TechRadar UK

    Mobile World Congress 2011: what to expect | News | TechRadar UK

    http://www.t3.com/news/htc-desire-2-image-spotted?=52677

    Mobile World Congress is coming up soon, and that kinda sets the scene for the next 6 months of releases.
     
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