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What made you choose the hero over the moment?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by twilighter, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. twilighter

    twilighter Well-Known Member
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    I am having a very hard time choosing between the HTC hero and the samsung moment? Anyone else have this problem? What made you choose the hero over the moment?
     

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  2. daveybaby

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    The moment didnt exist at the time :D

    But even if it had, i wouldve gone for the hero.

    * Dont need a physical keyboard (& associated bulk)
    * SenseUI
    * Dont like samsung's hardware design. Every single one of their phones looks the same: a bland nondescript roundish blob.
    * You think HTC are slow and uninformative w.r.t. firmware updates? Not compared with samsung they arent.
     
  3. bluenova

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    SenseUI restricted my search the the Hero and the Tattoo. The specs of the Hero over the Tattoo made me choose the Hero.
     
  4. Jaffa

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    The fact that my last smartphone was a Samdung (As my girlfriend calls it), granted it was windows, but the UI was terrible!!
     
  5. Xyro

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    My previous (non-smart)phone was a Samdung and I never liked it much so wouldn't have gone for one of their phones again.
     
  6. amnesia

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    I chose the Hero over ANY other phone (including the Legend and Desire) purely on looks.

    I wouldn't have bought it if it hadn't had Android though.

    Shallow, me ??
     
  7. mgillespie

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  8. typeadam

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    hero = no keyboard = perfect
    previous phone was touch pro and the keyboard made it feel like you were walking around with a sandwich in in your pocket all day..
     
  9. karissaleigh

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    I also had no need for the physical keyboard and the customization available on the Hero sold me. Honestly I was going to go with the Moment because it was cheaper but I missed the sale ... Once they were the same price it was no contest! I love my Hero :)
     
  10. Jaffa

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    Read the tech radar reviews, they should help
     
  11. twilighter

    twilighter Well-Known Member
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    Where do I read these reviews?
     
  12. Jaffa

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