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+1 for LG Optimus 7.
Here are my thoughts..

-16 GB storage.
-It uses NAND flash for memory instead SD. So it "migh"t be a little faster compared to HTC.
-3.8 Screen. Not too big, not too small. Screen is pretty decent considering its not an SLCD screen. (Compared it with my Mozart, minimal difference imo)
-Good build Quality. Gotta love the brushed aluminum at the back.
-OS is fast, has great user experience and theres a giant update incoming. (Mango update)
-Has interesting apps exclusive to LG WP7 phones.



EDIT: Oh, since you seem to be a music lover, you will definitely enjoy the zune experience.
Appreciate the review
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Incredible S owner here. Buy it.. just do it, they are FANTASTIC phones, it's fast and has no lag out of the box, and is lightning fast running CM7. Screen is beautiful while not being too large (if you go to a 4.3" phone you can basically forget about using it in one hand). Great for websurfing, and can even watch movies on it if you are desperate. I've had the phone since it's release in Australia and I can't fault it at all, the battery is good for about 1-2 days on stocko sense 2.1 and about 1-3 days on CM7. Build quality is also exceptional, it is by far the best built phone I have ever owned.
I have no problem reaching all four corners of a 4.3", but I can see the Incredible S has quite a fan base.
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I would stay away from the Desire HD (the screen is way too big for my liking).
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and as I've heard it has ridicolous battery time.
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I have no problem reaching all four corners of a 4.3", but I can see the Incredible S has quite a fan base.
All of the HTC's made in the last year do really... partly because heaps of devs buy them because their really easy to hack (and always have been), as well as them being really nice phones. You can't go wrong with a HTC right now imo.

As for storage, the HD7 has a SD card slot no? Keep in mind you have 16gb cards going for very little now(I need to get one, roms are asking for bigger EXT partitions now lol)
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This
and as I've heard it has ridicolous battery time.
All smart phones do right now, unless their undervolted and underclocked ridiculously (ahem, the iphone).
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All of the HTC's made in the last year do really... partly because heaps of devs buy them because their really easy to hack (and always have been), as well as them being really nice phones. You can't go wrong with a HTC right now imo.

As for storage, the HD7 has a SD card slot no? Keep in mind you have 16gb cards going for very little now(I need to get one, roms are asking for bigger EXT partitions now lol)
The HD7 has an SD card slot inside the phone, but it's not supposed to be accessed by consumers and all cards inserted in it will be formatted to a special format and can't be used in other devices. Also, lots of bugs and crap.
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The HD7 has an SD card slot inside the phone, but it's not supposed to be accessed by consumers and all cards inserted in it will be formatted to a special format and can't be used in other devices. Also, lots of bugs and crap.


I say the LG then... why did HTC do this
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I say the LG then... why did HTC do this
Microsoft did this. No WP7 phone truly supports SD cards.
Edited by B!0HaZard - 6/27/11 at 3:34am
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Hopefully mango fixes it then (is there a features list out for it yet? I've been out of action phone news wise for a few weeks...).
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Hopefully mango fixes it then (is there a features list out for it yet? I've been out of action phone news wise for a few weeks...).
I don't think there is. Anyway, I've seen that Microsoft intends to release special "Windows Phone 7 SD cards", so I doubt support will be in the update.
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I had the Desire HD before upgrading to the Incredible S not too long ago. The main difference between the two is the Incredible S has more RAM at 768MB and it has a nicer, but smaller, SLCD screen. The Incredible S also has a front facing camera for video calls.

When you compare the two screens, it's worlds apart. It may be smaller, but the colours are more vivid and I found the screen of the Desire HD to be a tad blurry in general.

If you're into rooting and custom ROMs, the Incredible S now has a software way of S-OFFing the device in spite of HTC's locked bootloader policty. There's already a few Gingerbread + Sense 2.1 ROMs out there with some Sense 3.0 add ons. But I'm really more interested in the Beta release of CyanogenMod 7 as two official CyangonMod developers took over.

IMO, the Optimus 7 and Desire S don't belong in the same group as the other two devices you've listed. Choose between the Desire HD or Incredible S.
Nope, the DHD has 768 Mb RAM too
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Hopefully mango fixes it then (is there a features list out for it yet? I've been out of action phone news wise for a few weeks...).
Here's a guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=883582
It's not exactly an easy procedure...
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