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I went to the Verizon store today to check out some of the androids and all the models look very similar. Can anyone with some experience post some comments/recommendations positive or negative on whatever model(s) you have used?

Thank you.
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I am EvoFTW user..but my brother just Picked up the new Droid. He said he didn't have to do too much research to decide on that phone. He was a Blackberry user, and never going back.
    
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idk where exactly you live, but if you have 4G, either the Charge or the thunderbolt are the way to go.

LTE will only get better with time

(i have Thunderbolt btw, bay area has really good 4G coverage)
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idk where exactly you live, but if you have 4G, either the Charge or the thunderbolt are the way to go.

LTE will only get better with time

(i have Thunderbolt btw, bay area has really good 4G coverage)
I'll be going to college in Newark, NJ this fall. According the the sales rep, the area is supposed to have amazing 4G coverage
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I have the Droid 2, which is the end-all-be-all phone that's out for me. A physical keyboard is an absolute requirement for me, and this phone is by far the best I've used, ever, even better than my G1. I'm insanely fast on it.

But, if you're not as much of a text-whore as I am, unfortunately the G2X isn't on Verizon (hell of a phone), but you can get the Thunderbolt, which is awesome, or alternatively the Fascinate (however I've heard it has shotty bloatware-OS issues? Easily fixed with a custom ROM...).
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I recently bought the Samsung Charge. If you don't mind having a relatively large phone, then I highly recommend it. It comes with a 32gb memory card, the AMOLED screen has great color and picture quality, it is very responsive, and the battery life is much better than I expected (in part due to the LED screen). You can create a wireless hotspot with it and the 4G capability is great to have. Its aesthetically pleasing, takes great pictures and videos, and music playback is of great quality. You can add effects to the music such as clarity, bass amplification and those things. There are 7 pages you can scroll through on the home screen, and 5 pages under the app selection.

Just to give you a fair description I will try to come up with some cons. Like I said, its a bit larger than most phones, but pretty much every smart phone is large. It comes with quite a few junk apps that were preloaded by verizon that I was not too crazy about, even though a few of them are nice to have such as the Media Hub (you get a $25 credit when you set it up to use for movies or tv shows). There isn't a great selection of wallpapers but there are apps for that so who cares.

http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cel...SCH-I510RAAVZW

Overall I would recommend it. Ive had it for a few weeks and it hasn't slowed down or acted strange at all like my old HTC Ares did. There are a few other nice things about it that I'm sure I forgot to mention, and probably some more cons as well.
Edited by JSDempsey - 6/10/11 at 7:35pm
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Droid Charge, Droid Bionic, heck even the Thunderbolt and Droid X2 are good Verizon superphones.
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Droid X?
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Droid X and the Thunderbolt are pretty solid choices, if it wasn't going to get the iphone 4, I would have definitely waited for the Thunderbolt.
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I'm probably going to go with the Charge.

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Droid X and the Thunderbolt are pretty solid choices, if it wasn't going to get the iphone 4, I would have definitely waited for the Thunderbolt.
Curious - why did you chose the iPhone 4 over an Android?
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