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I'd like to get a smart phone but most carriers require you to pay for a data plan even if you will never use the phone for Internet except on wifi, which is BS, especially b/c it does not matter if you are off contract or buy a phone that isn't subsidized, they still require it.

Also with Android it seems the service providers put on their own BS UI or home apps that can't be easily removed. It seems counter-productive to me. Battery life on the better phones also could be better.

I think I am going to hold off until they get some of those issues sorted out.
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Then you might have made a mistake getting a full touchscreen smartphone. You could have gotten the HTC G2 with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and is designed to be more pocketable. And Android can be configured to perform functions quickly by doing things like setting up shortcuts, gestures etc.

My father has a HTC G2. Its a ok phone but i wanted the latest and greates that way in two years i will still have a ok phone...

I didnt even like the keyboard on it because it was huge.. And the features of the sensation are... Hard to resist.

Even with all the short cuts it dosnt feel right..


I hate the touch screen typeing and i want to murder the man who invented auto-correct,,

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I'd like to get a smart phone but most carriers require you to pay for a data plan even if you will never use the phone for Internet except on wifi, which is BS, especially b/c it does not matter if you are off contract or buy a phone that isn't subsidized, they still require it.

Also with Android it seems the service providers put on their own BS UI or home apps that can't be easily removed. It seems counter-productive to me. Battery life on the better phones also could be better.

I think I am going to hold off until they get some of those issues sorted out.
Smart phones are usless with out data really. (except like black berries)

And yes battery life is another one of my complaints.
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post #33 of 34
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My father has a HTC G2. Its a ok phone but i wanted the latest and greates that way in two years i will still have a ok phone...

I didnt even like the keyboard on it because it was huge.. And the features of the sensation are... Hard to resist.

Even with all the short cuts it dosnt feel right..


I hate the touch screen typeing and i want to murder the man who invented auto-correct,,

You can disable auto-correct though, and try Swype as an alternative soft keyboard which allows you to swipe your words by gliding your fingers over the keys, instead of pecking at them.
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i am an android user but i am secretly waiting for the hp palm os phone on my ugrade, is that bad of me? hehe
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