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Why buy an EVO if you have no 4G in your area?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mybad, May 13, 2010.

  1. mybad

    mybad Active Member
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    Is it still worth it to buy it even though you may not have 4G coverage? I don't think we'll be getting it for quite a while. By the time we do, it will be time for an upgrade:rolleyes:
     

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  2. wndrshwzn

    wndrshwzn Well-Known Member
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    lmao. its an awesome phone that does stuff no other phone on the market does. look at sprints website to see when your city is getting 4g-if its not on the list for this year-dont get evo :)
     
  3. WaSTeLaNd

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    I would still get it sprints 3g is still pretty impressive
     
  4. lewi3069

    lewi3069 Well-Known Member
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    Yea I don't need 4g theres still the evo part of the name... like the hdmi, front camera, 1ghz processor, 8meg camera... 4g will come and I will be ready.
     
  5. SprintFun

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    Why? Because it is the best 3G phone on the market, in addition to being the only 4G phone.
     
  6. RedWingsFan

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  7. huss30

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    Almost every other phone you buy will be limited to 3G anyway so why not get the EVO even if you don't currently have 4G coverage?
     
  8. samplerate

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    and if the rumors are true and the $10 charge removes the 5GB cap on 3G then it will smoke every other 3G phone! :eek:

    i apologize to sprint in advance for sucking their bandwidth dry:D
     
  9. mkampy

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    Screen
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    kickstand (sort of)
    WiFi
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    touchscreen

    oh yeah HDMI out,
    720P recording

    Those are the big ones for me at least...
     
  10. Bek

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    Why by a sportscar that can drive 200mph though it's illegal to drive that fast anywhere?

    Because it's COOL!
     
  11. mcbtrain929

    mcbtrain929 Well-Known Member
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    cuz its still a better phone on a cheaper plan than the incredible and/or the ipunk.
     
  12. Tiako

    Tiako Well-Known Member
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    No. its not worth 10 more if you can't use 4g.
     
  13. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member
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    Still worth it to me. It's cheaper than my Touch Pro was when it was first released. If I don't like it, I'll just deal with it for a year until my next upgrade is available...LOL.
     
  14. dennygreen

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    Who knows how widespread 4g will be this time next year. I'm assuming it will be available here by then, eventhough my city isn't on the 2010 lists I've seen so far.

    That being said, the 10 extra dollars has me considering my options with verizon and the Incredible instead.
     
  15. kevro_86

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    Dare I take this debate a step further and ask "Why buy an EVO and pay the extra $10/mo if you have limited 3G in your area...and mostly lame 1X?"

    I know how great the phone is and will be on WiFi...but the fact is that it's difficult to praise the virtues of the Evo when 80-85% of your area is blanketed in Sprint's 1X coverage!! Come on Hesse! How is that right? ...Doesn't seem like the greatest tactic to use when you're trying to lure in new customers from the likes of the greedy Verizon & AT&T....kinda makes you look like much the same.

    For now, my Family Share lines will stay with Verizon and await their first 4.3" Android phone (whenever that may be!) ...After seeing the HD2 & Evo, those dinky 3.7" screens just don't cut it!

    Kevro
     
  16. senormatt

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    This. What else can you get for that price / monthly cost?
     
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