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I am finally going to buy a regular contract phone.I will be sticking with att because I get a 15% discount from work.

I am going to be using the phone for 1.Music,the most storage the better 2.Bigger screen then the dinky 1 inch screen on phone I have know.

3.Wifi.

I really need help on this,I have no idea what phone is better. Rep+ for all.
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Biggest phone and best phone on at$t is the Galaxy Note which I have one of and love it. You can add a 64gb sd card and have all the storage you need. Could also wait for the galaxy s3 or get the skyrocket.
    
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Basically right now your choices are:

1. One X, Releases shortly, However 16gb might not be enough storage and its not upgradeable.... Depends on what your needs are... but it does have the beats audio if thats your bag

2. Samsung Galaxy Note, Expandable storage so you get as much storage as you want to carry in micro SD cards... but the 5.3" screen is a negative to some

3. Samsung Galaxy S3, Gets announced shortly, who knows about when it will actually be available on ATT, Rumors say it has a micro SD slot thankfully

4. iPhone 4S, Ok, its the "safe" choice, Not the biggest screen, but a very good screen, in terms of music storage and that its got the most integrated and the battery life on it is very very good, But if your music includes FLAC you are SOL on an i-device to my knowledge... But if you have lots of stuff in itunes (Especially protected stuff) it could be the best choice... it also has the most selection in terms of music docks and stuff if thats your thing..

I'd wait until May 2 for the S3 announcement and stick with what you have for now, You'll be stuck with it for 2 years, So even if you have to wait a month or two for it, the S3 could be worth the wait... Theres also supposedly an S2 Skyrocket HD that is supposed to come to ATT (it was announced and seen at the FCC but still no release date for whatever reason... Maybe ATT quietly shelved it because the S3 is coming shortly)

Personally im kinda waiting on the S3...
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Thanks for the info guys.Usually the newest phones are the most expensive ones.So the s3 is out.I will have to go to Best Buy or Att store and look at them there,cause I can't seem to get a feel for them online.
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Its really b/w S3 and OneX IMO, the only difference is that the with the S3 you get 16GB+mSD card slot. That way you can get alot more space to play around with.
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Its really b/w S3 and OneX IMO, the only difference is that the with the S3 you get 16GB+mSD card slot. That way you can get alot more space to play around with.

Thats only a rumor mind you, Given the trend to all of a sudden want to CLOUD EVERYTHINGGGGG manufacturers seem to want to axe internal storage and expansion in the phones as it makes them cheaper to produce/allows for other things... Ignoring the fact that you might not always have access to a data connection (IE on a bloody plane..) or you know, Data Caps.. which are another awesome trend...

IE the US ATT version of the One X possibly got stuck with 16gb because HTC needed to keep the costs down(To keep pricing in line with the international 3G version/what carriers over here wanted to charge for the device), with the LTE capability and such they might have had to reduce the amount of onboard flash memory to make room for the LTE chip or something as well...

The S3 could get similarly crippled when it comes to the US for LTE capability because ATT/other carriers might want it at the $199 price point...

That said, I could be wrong but Samsung i bet has clout second only to Apple when it comes to dictating what the devices get.... I know Samsung can move product.... Samsung wants to be the Apple of the Android world... I for one do hope the S3 comes knocking with a 32gb version + Micro SD....
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