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  1. Paulieg

    Paulieg The Mad Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, I saw you post that on my facebook thread. I tend to agree with you. So, given that, the Bionic should be the choice. Hmm. Should I go back and look at the Droid Charge too?
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    I find it pretty good with my nexus - it puts the microphones less than 2cm away from my mouth, and at a point where my face can't get in the way of any of the sound. Coming from a nexus one I thought that the galaxy nexus would be too big, but I've gotten used to it (even with my smallish hands).
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    @Paulie

    I like the Rezound, Bionic and the yet released Galaxy Nexus. Another to look at if you like the Thunderbolt, LG Revolution. I don't like the Charge (nor the Droid X2) due to it's hard buttons. I have a Droid 1 here with failed hard buttons and the phone works just can't use the volume rocker.
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    Pauline, if you haven't been to www.phonescoop.com yet, check it out. Looking at all of the phones you picked out side by side can help you decide what is really important. I love their compare feature.
    And if this tmobile deal ends up bad, I'm probably going to end up at verizon with a charge.

    Edit:::gotta love auto complete....I know your name is Paulie, but my phone doesn't
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    For a guy who's getting his first smartphone and probably doesn't want to risk screwing it up by rooting, I think he should go with the best stock experience he can get. I still don't really like the Bionic, personally.
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    What is it about the Bionic that you don't like?
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    I called my VZW store close to me. Galaxy Nexus phone is slated to be out in the coming week. Got myself on the "calling" list
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    One downfall to keep in mind about the Droid RAZR if you're into rooting/flashing, the non-removable battery. If you knew how many stinkin' times I had to pull the battery on my d1 due to a bricked kernel ..... :banghead:
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    I think it's mostly the fact that it's been essentially replaced by the RAZR already. I feel like Motorola is coming out with a new version of a phone on Verizon every other month. I've never liked Motorola's software overlay, and while HTC's phones almost all essentially look the same, I feel like the Droid/Bionic/X and their variants all either look really plain, or just have odd design choices. My opinion might be a little more subjective than objective.
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    That could just be personal opinion of bias for Sense over Vanilla/Motoblur. Unless you're talking hardware cosmetics, in which case the Bionic to ME looks the same as the Rezound/Thunderbolt.
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    Certainly subjective, but I totally understand. As I'm researching, the specs on the Bionic look great, but the phone and most of the variants are just ugly (overlay and physically) compared to HTC. That's why I'm having a hard time not getting a Thunderbolt.
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    This thread reminded me. I have an Atrix 4G that I've been meaning to post up in the F/S area! Now on to a relevant post, anyone who gets a Galaxy Nexus, report here pronto. I must know whatcha think of it and ICS.
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    Here you are J5

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    Paulieg was looking for a couple Verizon or unlocked smartphones:

    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2479243#post2479243
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus is out!!!!!!!!


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    yeah another stuff from samsung ;)
    and samsung has tooo may android phones. its good but it makes me spinning which one that i should pick :D
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    That's what HTC did/does as well, and look how big they are in the Android market... Not a bad strategy if you ask me.
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    True. I'm just sick of HTC's UI and want ICS
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    I'm waiting for the first semi-stable ICS rom for my Desire :)
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    I would give it about 2 more months then there will be a stable version I bet.
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    Yeah, I see the first alpha ROM has been switched to beta stage :) I just know it's going to work fine on this phone, so I refuse to get a new phone for ICS...
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    YEah, I get where your going at. I'm the type that just wants something "different" since my contract is up.. lol

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