1. Download our Official Android App: Forums for Android!

which android phone should i get

Discussion in 'Metro PCS' started by kevinwarhaft, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. kevinwarhaft

    kevinwarhaft Newbie
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    35
    Posts:
    15
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2011

    Feb 1, 2011
    15
    0
    35
    former radio show host
    miami fl
    1.huawei ascend
    2.lg optimous m
    3.samsung forte-to come soon
    or wait for the other rumored metro pcs android phones:)
     

    Advertisement

  2. MikesTooLz

    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    113
    Posts:
    547
    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2010

    Nov 24, 2010
    547
    157
    113
    Computer Tech
    Miami, Florida
    It depends on what type of person you are. Are you a techie or someone who has to have the latest gadget?

    I am, I have a Samsung Galaxy Indulge on pre-order for pickup tomorrow. I feel that the phone is #1 the best thing available on metro at the current time. I had an Optimus M for a while and liked it. I however took it back and got a refund because I knew a 4G android would be out soon and just figured I could stick it out and wait.


    If you can wait it out a few more months until some newer 4G android comes out I would say try and do that. Dont get me wrong, the Indulge is a nice phone and I will be getting one, but I was expecting a little better specs and something that feels solid not "plasticy" for $400.
     
  3. septembersrain

    septembersrain 句_句 Smurfing Awesome
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    343
    Posts:
    1,929
    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2011

    Feb 10, 2011
    1,929
    1,361
    343
    Female
    Esurance - Insurance Agent
    San Antonio, TX
    Depends. The Huawei Ascend is good for a cheap price. The LG Optimus is actually one of the better phones in my opinion. I guess this depends on if you prefer to be spending more, Or just getting your foot in the door. I do not recommend getting the Samsung right now as it will lower in price by March. (According to a Metro Pcs representative I use for all my mobile needs.) I recommend the Optimus if you want to spend little for a phone now, It will resell easy and you'll be able to get back most of your money to fund a new android when it comes out. ^( '-' )^
     
  4. kevinwarhaft

    kevinwarhaft Newbie
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    35
    Posts:
    15
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2011

    Feb 1, 2011
    15
    0
    35
    former radio show host
    miami fl
  5. ickster

    ickster Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    43
    Posts:
    347
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011

    Jan 22, 2011
    347
    41
    43
    N. Texas
    Depends on if you want to get 4g speeds or not. If you do, then you'll find that the Samsung Craft is pretty reviled. At least that's my impression. I'm gonna get me an Indulge today. I have the Ascend now, and it is extraordinarily slow when surfing in public. Excrusiatingly, awfully, horribly terribly slow.
     
  6. ickster

    ickster Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    43
    Posts:
    347
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011

    Jan 22, 2011
    347
    41
    43
    N. Texas
    That said, I really like the Ascend otherwise. The internet issue is with the system, not the phone. If the headset jack wasn't defective on the Ascend, it would be a near perfect phone IMO. But the 4g issue coupled with the headset issue were deal breakers for me. My daughter is excited waiting for her new Ascend......
     
  7. sthomas

    sthomas Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    16
    Posts:
    43
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2011

    Feb 22, 2011
    43
    5
    16
    Home Depot
    Michigan
    I went with the optimus m, it's a fantastic phone. My wife has the ascend. I skipped the galaxy indulge because I don't think its worth 399
     
    LoveNia likes this.
  8. chyzdad

    chyzdad Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    36
    Posts:
    38
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2011

    Mar 17, 2011
    38
    2
    36
    Male
    Orange Park, FL.
    I personally like the oprimus m....the wife has the galaxy indulge and I DO NOT like it. Even if it does have 4g. The down side is that they both came with 2.2.1 installed so no rooting for me....at this time.
     
  9. Darnell0216

    Darnell0216 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    825
    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2011

  10. Dubstep

    Dubstep Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    238
    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2011

    Apr 7, 2011
    238
    14
    38
    Male
    Entrepreneur.
    Always get the fastest and the best. I have the ascend. And I've always wished I had the 4G LTE. Tethering with the ascend is a real pain.
     
  11. Rufas022

    Rufas022 Newbie
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    16
    Posts:
    14
    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2011

    Mar 24, 2011
    14
    1
    16
    Have the optimus m and stock its crap. But after rooting and flashing a custom rom it works great. Running 2.2.3. ;)
     
    Yawa likes this.
  12. polywood223

    polywood223 Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    36
    Posts:
    220
    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2011

    Jul 2, 2011
    220
    8
    36
    waffle house
    gp texas

Share This Page

Loading...