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    Get the Atrix
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    Get the Inspire
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    Wait til your contract expires, and switch carriers
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post #21 of 33
The HTC Inspire has a pretty poor screen IMO. Seeing as you currently have the Captivate, which has a Super AMOLED screen, it would be a downgrade to go with the HTC Inspire.

Blacks aren't quite as blacks and the other colours are quite pale in comparison.

I had the HTC Desire HD while my brother has the Nexus S and you can really tell the difference between the colours. For that reason, I'm personally going to get the Incredible S.

Isn't the Samsung Galaxy S II and Samsung Infuse coming go AT&T soon? I'd wait for either of those.
post #22 of 33
The Infuse is already out on AT&T. Played with one and its big Super AMOLED+ display is absolutely sublime. Can't go wrong with it.
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What about the Samsung infuse 4g
    
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post #24 of 33
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Ah, a little too late my brethren. I happened upon a $0.00 HTC Inspire 4G deal at BestBuy and had to jump on it. I have 30 days if I want to return it and reverse my upgrade. I haven't had that long with the phone(I just picked it up today and am already up way past my bedtime...), but I like it.

Two physical issues with the phone. First, there is a tiny bubble in the glass screen. It's not a smudge or anything on the exterior, nor is it something under the screen. It's a bubble. There is another smaller one to the right below that bubble, but it's smaller, and on the black part where the capacitive buttons are.

There also seems to be one dead (grey) pixel about midway up on the right of the screen, and a group of colored pixels in the upper/center of the screen. I think I'll call BB tomorrow and see if it's as simple as exchanging it.

Other than that, I haven't had a lot of time to really compare the phones, but the little I have seen, I like. So I'll have to wait and see.
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post #25 of 33
The bubbles are from a defect in the making of the screen. There air bubbles that got stuck in the process. Should be able to get an exchange mate.
    
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post #26 of 33
How's HTC Sense?
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How's HTC Sense?
Sense is good, but getting a custom ROM is where it's at. The Inspire 4G is in many ways a Desire HD, minus the AT&T radio frequencies. Most likely the OP would flash CM7 or MIUI on this baby (after an exchange to a better unit) since he had his Captivate already pimped.
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The bubbles are from a defect in the making of the screen. There air bubbles that got stuck in the process. Should be able to get an exchange mate.
So I'm not being overly critical/anal about it? The two little bubbles are almost microscopic to some, but I saw them within minutes of inspecting the phone. Then the malformed pixels (not really sure if they are dead, but they're definitely not like the other pixels) are minimal as well, but saw them too within my first inspection of the phone. The dead pixel I think might just be yet another minor defect in the glass.

I wish I would have swapped my SIM in the store, but it had already been a long night at work, I was tired, and just wanted to get home. I think I'll give my local BestBuy a ring in the morning and see what they say. I don't want to be too nit picky about it, especially since it was a free upgrade, but I believe I should be totally happy with the phone that chose.
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There is nothing worse than dead pixels, even just weird pixels will sit there staring you right in the face driving you nuts every time you use the phone. Had a frozen pixel way off to the side on my laptop, luckily I was able to unfreeze it with some nice software because it drove me crazy.
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There is nothing worse than dead pixels, even just weird pixels will sit there staring you right in the face driving you nuts every time you use the phone. Had a frozen pixel way off to the side on my laptop, luckily I was able to unfreeze it with some nice software because it drove me crazy.
That's what I'm thinking, but I don't want to go to BestBuy and be like, "yeah, I want an exchange because there are minor defects that the general public probably can't see, and wouldn't care about, but I'm a techie, and notice these little things and feel they will take away from my over HTC Inspire experience."

Too much? lol
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