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LG optimus s or Samsung transform?

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Yes I know these are very basic android phones but I'm pretty limited here.
I have a very crappy phone called the Sanyo innuendo which is the crappiest phone i have ever owned. I absolutley hate it! Since I'm still on contract I'm going to be stuck with this thing until March 2012 and I will not wait that long.
Thanks to my limited budget I must choose from the phones mentioned above, unless sprint is nice enough to give me something else (highly unlikely)
So which is a better choice?
    
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you guys have got to be kidding me. WHERE IS POAST???
    
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I'd get the Optimus. Samsung was running slow on 2.1, which is quite outdated by now, although I heard it runs slightly better on 2.2.

It also depends on if you need a Qwerty keyboard or not.
Edited by Stefy - 8/2/11 at 9:55pm
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I have the Optimus V. I like the phone. Only problem is the keyboard is a little small, but you get used to it.
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my mom does have the Optimus S and when i put a better keyboard app on it, its great imo. but i personally prefer a physical keyboard on small screens like those.
since the transform ships with froyo now, is it faster and snappy? it has a 800Mhz proc in there opposed to the optimus S' 600mhz proc. i dont want a freezing, laggy phone *cough*like my innuendo *cough*
    
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answers would be nice.
    
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They will honor doubling your $75 credit if you have had it for over a year. I think... a year and 3 months or so. The S for sure, Samsung doesn't really take care of the midrange or low end phones with updates and whatnot. Its also a downgrade from an older model... the moment.
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I have the Optimus S which is a great starter Android phone. Get it cuz you won't be disappointed with it.
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Originally Posted by Nausicaa View Post
They will honor doubling your $75 credit if you have had it for over a year. I think... a year and 3 months or so. The S for sure, Samsung doesn't really take care of the midrange or low end phones with updates and whatnot. Its also a downgrade from an older model... the moment.
i havent even had the piece of crap for 6 months yet! only 5 months bud.
so am i screwed?

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Originally Posted by hawaiian_geek View Post
I have the Optimus S which is a great starter Android phone. Get it cuz you won't be disappointed with it.
kk.

but im just wondering since i love the physical keyboard on the transform, what exactly is so bad about it? am i just better off getting the opti S?
also which phone is easier to root?
    
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