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Hey OCN,
I'm in the market for a new phone and phone company. I live in the bay area and travel to LA and Las Vegas, so whatever company has good coverage in those locations. I am a power user and plan to use the phone to it's full potential. I am thinking about going to AT&T for their Galaxy Note when it releases next month. What do you guys recommend?
    
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post

I am a power user and plan to use the phone to it's full potential

First of all, it's "its".

Second, pick your preferences based on 1. Phone and 2. Signal. AT&T has the fastest network but my 3G cuts out every once in a while.

Ask around. I would personally get the Galaxy Nexus (currently only on Verizon and Sprint... I think) if I could get a new phone.
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ATT - Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy S II SGH-I777, Apple iPhone 4S
Verizon - Galaxy Nexus, Apple iPhone 4S
Sprint - Samsung Epic 4G Touch SPH-D710
T-Mobile - Samsung Galaxy S II SGH-T989

All comes down to how much modding you really wanna do with your phone, and the coverage between each carrier.

Find out which carrier has the best coverage where you're always at and decide then.
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First of all, it's "its".
Second, pick your preferences based on 1. Phone and 2. Signal. AT&T has the fastest network but my 3G cuts out every once in a while.
Ask around. I would personally get the Galaxy Nexus (currently only on Verizon and Sprint... I think) if I could get a new phone.

Sprint's Galaxy Nexus doesn't come out for a few months.
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Galaxy Nexus

But it has poor battery life, but kernel devs are working on this.
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No one likes the LG Spectrum? I saw the screen in the AT&T store the other day and was very impressed. It didn't seem as snappy and responsive as the Galaxy S/Nexus, however.
    
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You should go with the Nokia Lumia 900 with AT&T in March 18th

Great device,great OS,great design,excellent Hardware,very good battery life etc etc.
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Verizon and the Nexus. On LTE, I got 28mbps using sppedtest.net's app. That's better than what I get on my home wifi. I just left ATT. With my Infuse 4g, the best I ever got was 7mbps.
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post #8 of 27
I say Verizon bro, Galaxy Nexus.
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I say Verizon bro, Galaxy Nexus.

Seconded.

I also happen to have a "extra" Galaxy Nexus for sale. devil.gif It's non-contract effecting. biggrin.gif
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But doesn't it have horrible battery life and only 4" of the 4.65" screen is usable die to the touch buttons at the bottom?
    
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