Bought the perfect phone already, or still don't know what to get?

We would really love to hear some input from you guys. Is anyone of you planning on getting a new phone in the near future, or are you perfectly content with the one you use now...
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14. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

If you want to keep an eye to finances (resale) and you're not a cutting edge tecky guy, it makes sense, I'm with you.

19. atheisticemetic

Posts: 377; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

you can keep your unl data on a 4g phone with verizon fyi a rooted phone holds more value than an unrooted one, but you are correct about the Iphone. as much as i hate the phone it holds value because there is someone out there who always wants one

9. cybervlad81

Posts: 89; Member since: Apr 04, 2011

Torn between my Razr and my Nexus. Razr would win if it had ICS. Using Razr currently due to Nexus defect (it apparently has something loose in it and reboots when shook), waiting for my IT manager to get me a replacement Nexus.

67. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

RAZR will get ICS Motorola says. their in testing process so it takes time for any phone from any manufacturer to get the update. get the RAZR MAXX have better battery life than the NEXUS and original RAZR

10. lamaboy

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

I had a Droid X from the day it came out until this last Friday when I upgraded to the HTC Rezound. I must say that the X served me well but I love the Rezound. The resolution is awesome and I love the processor speed and the LTE. It's like night and day between the two. I figure I may have this one for about a year then I'll upgrade. P.S. I'm still waiting on the ICS update :(

16. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Glad to hear it. Alas, I waited too long on that HTC Rezound deal but now I'm anticipating for the HTC Incredible 4G release coming in later this month. I pray for HTC One S specs.

11. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

I'm dying to upgrade my Blackberry but don't know what to buy yet. I'm trying to wait for the GS3 but I'm sure it will take 3 more months if not more. I'm pointing to the One S for now and I'm also considering the GS2 if I find a good deal, I don't need the absolute latest one.

26. eyephone

Posts: 69; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

Be patient.....

31. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

My recommendation, wait for the S3 announcement in may, if its worth it then wait for release (a month latter worldwide according to rumors) if you don't like it One S is a good phone One S seems to be a nice option even tho I like Samsung

61. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

That seems to be a plan, I will probably do that, I'm too curious to see the S3, I guess the Apple like secrecy works lol.

12. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

1st: 2nd gen iphone 2nd: Samsung Galaxy S 2 3rd: Might try a Windows Phone but still undecided This years smartphone wars well be really interesting this 4Q. let the hunger games begin

13. shnibz

Posts: 509; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

My Galaxy Nexus is Amazing! Best phone I have ever had but I wish the Razr Maxx was available when I purchased this. (Wasn't even announced yet)

17. atheisticemetic

Posts: 377; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

Currently own a rooted HTC Rezound (so far the best spec phone on Big Red) and love it! RARELY force closes (i blame facebook, not android) and is super fast. Traded in my Galaxy Nexus to get my rezound because the Nexus is pure garbage (two manufacturer warranties in this week alone). Holding out for the Droid Fighter?

32. atheisticemetic

Posts: 377; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

thumbed down by Nexus users? sad...

35. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Facebook app has issues?

49. atheisticemetic

Posts: 377; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

yes, yes it does :)

54. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

oh snap! thank god I use friendcaster most of the time

71. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i go back n forth. friendcaster works better most of the time, but some things just work better on the official app.

20. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I just stick with one series; I'm sticking with the Google Nexus.

21. beefsupreme

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

still using my old bb storm 9530. its alright i guess but i'm just waiting until verizon gets something good enough to force me to upgrade.

22. JonBjSig

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

My first smartphone was the LG GT540 Optimus, the first in the Optimus series, that thing was a piece of crap, terribly slow, resistive single-touch screen, 320x480 256.000 color screen and the batter lasted only 7 hours standby on 3G because of an error. My second and current smartphone is the Nexus S(i9023). I would have bought a Galaxy Nexus but couldn't afford it so the Nexus S was pretty much a cheaper alternative. I like everything about the phone except that at some points it tends to get a bit slow. I've tried the Galaxy Nexus and the only thing I have a problem with about it is the size, I find it to be way too big

29. tiberius183

Posts: 8; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Been Sprint-loyal for years now, currently rocking an EVO 3D, and have had no issues with the phone at all. Lately, though, the network has been pissing me off as far as data speeds go. First noticed it at a party when a bunch of us were sharing YouTube vids, and everyone's played instantly, but mine just kept buffering, buffering, buffering... With that being said, I'm unsure of whether or not I'm going to ride things out with Sprint and see if this Network Vision makes a difference (EVO 4G LTE = SEXY), or jump ship to AT&T (I can get on a shared plan with family members to minimize cost; oh, and One X = sexy...not as sexy as the EVO 4G LTE, IMO, but sexy enough...)

30. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Got the Lumia 900, but that was for novelty's sake and because my fiance's Torch is on its last legs. I'm getting the 808 PureView once it's on pre-order for the English version.

34. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

As soon as the S3 hits I'll make my decision. things I want to see on the S3 for me to buy it -No buttons, on screen ones please!!!!! -An Improved camera, not just MP but a really good lent. -NFC chip(Really Important to me) -High Resolution HD -Better Battery Life!!!! cmon we need more hours don't we? RARZ max makes many ppl envious -A pretty touchwiz (Touch Wiz was better Looking than Regular Gingerbread but with a better looking ICS I expect an even better Looking TW) -Some extra Tricks -Over 9000!!!!! I'll consider a S3 that as many of this covered as possible otherwise.....

40. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

GS3 has a ton of expectations, don't it? GS2 set the bar high for Sammy.

44. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

yeah, I want a device worth it, I mean we have the note that turned into a quite interesting device. and The G-nex that also set new standarts and we have the S2 witch was an awesome device, so I expect they mix things up in there and give us a S3 worth of its Name and also battery life, making a new standard in what to expect should be top priority on this year, the year of the better battery life devices

72. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

The S1 set a high bar, the S2 smashed it, now we are all dying to see how they topple that. People get excited for a new iphone just to have a new iphone. Nerds get excited for the new galaxy because they seem to be ushering in the new high end of handheld power with each release. The only problem is, there is no way this thing lives up to expectations. Though I hope it goes past them, i know better.. lol

38. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

What will be a surprise to no one, I am truly excited for WP8. I am sure by November/December I will be going through "new gizmo" withdraw. However, even as much as I dig WP, I will say this: ICS is freaking fantastic. I expect big, HUGE jumps in functionality with WP Apollo, and will not settle for anything less than great. I want to see some big time advantages to it. If not, there will be a ton of Android options out there, and I may start having a wandering eye.....

46. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

android may keep growing too. I wonder if we will see an android PC soon with Jelly bean 5.0, and they can make more improvements to the OS, the swipe standard growing within every app (that gets updated) is really nice and easy so things are becoming more interesting in the android side

42. dejahu

Posts: 35; Member since: Feb 01, 2012

Oh the dreaded phone history, let's see how the world has changed. Blackberry 8830 (World Edition) - Alltel - An unbelievably great phone, special place in my heart for this one. HTC Touch 6900 - Alltel - First touch screen and built for oompa loompa sized hands. Not so pleasent of an experience. Blcakberry 8330 Curve - Alltel - Added a camera and a forgettable experience with blackberry. Motorola Droid A855 - Verizon - First CDMA Droid, we all know the gem this one was when it hit the market. Great marketing too on this device. Samsung Fascinate (Galaxy I) - Verizon - My favorite device for many reasons. AMOLED was a nice addition, but really opened my eyes to the wonder of Samsung. Rooted this thing to the ends of the Earth. HTC Incredible 2 - Verizon - Had it for awhile and was immediately impressed with how much they improved upon the original Incredible. Great battery life was a welcomed change. Blackberry 9930 (Bold) - Sprint - Best blackberry ever made, but once I had the itch with Android, I feel like I'm using an abacus and everyone has TI-89 calculators.
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