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Ok So it looks like im going to get the Epic touch and my gf is going with the photon, now heres another question for anyone who may have experience. How is Amazon with offering the sprint contracts? I mean for both phones on Amazon its only 130 bucks, were not gonna get any surprises are we as long as we pay our bills in full and on time?


Awesome choice. You and your gf will be able to share apps that way. Going through Amazon probably adds on another etf if you cancel within the first six months.

It does come with 16gigs of internal storage. I would use that for pictures and apps. This allows you to grab a cheap class 4 32gig sdcard for music only. Ignore the nexus. I personally would never get the nexus because it doesn't have a sd card and the camera isn't anywhere near as good.

Windows mobile isn't well supported yet. Maybe in two years it would be worth looking at. Right now it is only great to true windows mobile fans.

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Most people who own the photon end up not liking it, near as I can tell... Motorola can't write camera software either.

I can't believe anyone said evo 4g! that thing is a pile, imo held back by a horrid camera, and really small system memory, even if you store all possible apps on a sd card.
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Im excited for friday now so I can get the phones after work, I got my ViewSonic V3D245 in the mail today to keep me busy until then tho : D
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are you getting epic touch and a photon?
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Photon isn't a very good phone, especially if you plan on rooting it and throwing custom ROMS.
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Yes im getting the touch and the gf is getting the photon.
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You could wait until Sprint comes out with 4G LTE in a few months. They might give us more info at MWC in the end of Febuary.
    
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Photon isn't a very good phone, especially if you plan on rooting it and throwing custom ROMS.

It isn't bad. Very well put together. The only downside is that most people don't like the look of it. Your gf will still have 14 days to change her mind if she doesn't like it. I actually think she is going to love it.
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You could wait until Sprint comes out with 4G LTE in a few months. They might give us more info at MWC in the end of Febuary.

No point on waiting on that. It is going to be at least 2 years before they actually get it widespread enough to actually be a game changer on not having it. And by then the phones using it will be both cheaper and will take more advantage of it. Best to get something else for now and then worry about LTE with your next upgrade.

I will never understand why people keep waiting around for stuff when it comes to mobile phones. " I want the Samsung Galaxy S III so I'm not going to upgrade yet'. We are currently only in January. The GSIII isn't going to be released before August of this year. If you need to upgrade then I would do it now because I promise you there is nothing game breaking right around the corner.
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Galaxy s2 epic 4g touch or the nexus, but from my own personal experience I like the gs2 a lot better. The gs2 seems faster, more responsive, and I just like the look of the s2 a lot better too.

Sprint is garbage though. Wait for the LTE like I think someone already said.
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I got the GS2ET4G and its amazing, I love it. It feels great even tho its huge (screen wise, its very thin). Its so responsive it feels like im holding a mini tablet in my hand.

My girl also loves her photon, i do like the weight her phone has more then mine, it feels more "substantial" or "solid" I guess, both are wicked fast tho going through menus and all that. Mines doing its compleely dead charge right now. I also love the weather animated wallpapers that change if its raining in your area or other weather effects.
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