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HTC Sensation 4G or T-mobile (LG) G2x?

Poll Results: HTC Sensation 4G or T-mobile (LG) G2x

 
  • 68% (13)
    HTC Sensation 4G
  • 31% (6)
    T-mobile (LG) G2x
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post #1 of 11
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I am on the fence about these two phones...which one should I choose and why? Thanks!

Which one offers more bang for the buck? The G2x costs $79.99 and Sensation $149.99 @ Costco...
Edited by wildboyz - 8/19/11 at 2:49pm
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Sensation, no questions asked. The LG has had so many problems with the screens, reboots, lockups, etc.
    
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sensation
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but I heard that the with the new gingerbread update to the G2x solved all the problems to the phone?

Sorry I should have specified that I'm looking at the newly updated G2x with android 2.3.3 or 2.3.4
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post #5 of 11
Go with the sensation, I've heard so many bad things about the G2X
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post #6 of 11
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Does anyone here on OCN own either the G2x or the sensation? Any personal feedbacks would be great
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post #7 of 11
i own the sensation, and my bro own the g2x with 2.3.4 update.

The sensation when running 2.3.3 is laggy as hell and the screen is so jittery. But withthe newly announced/released 2.3.4 spcifically for tmo-us (the euro had leaked a week or so ago, and it smooths everything out), the sensation flies!

As for the g2x, i cannot really comment because i don't have any real hands on experience with teh g2x and can't really get a more "tech" perspective from my brother about it. but he likes it.


chose which one you really want first, if you don't like it, take it back and try the other.
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post #8 of 11
Honestly I like the G2x I could be wrong but I think it runs vanilla Android or very close to vanilla (ie no Touchwiz, Sense, or Motoblur) which means little to no bloatware. Also looking at the XDA forums it looks like the G2x has a healthy modding/development community with a bunch of different ROMS and Kernals available.
post #9 of 11
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Thanks for all your replies! I really appreciate it! I decided to go with the G2x because I hear it runs much smoother and the performance is even better with a CM7 mod. I had the HTC sensation before and switching from the sensation to the G2x is a huge difference in speed! I currently run the vanilla android for the G2x and will be rooting it and installing the CM7 nightly on it.

The only con about this phone was that when I first got it, I tried updating it to android 2.3.3 OTA and the phone freaked out on me. It just kept on rebooting never going pass the LG logo on the screen :/ Couldn't even do a hard reset! But luckily costco has a superb return/exchange policy and this phone has a 2 year warranty!
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post #10 of 11
Good luck. My friend has it, hates it.
http://www.lgforum.com/forum/boards/...lg-doesnt-care
http://support.t-mobile.com/thread/1...art=0&tstart=0
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