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Galaxy Nexus ~$350... probably hands down the best offcontract device (so you can still use your upgrade in the future if you choose to do so)
Hm, it seems to be a bit too big for my liking. Someday i will own a Nexus phone, but not today.
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HTC amaze 4G ? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Expandable memory.
16gb internal
4.0.3 ics
Yada Yada yada.
Sent From My HTC Amaze 4G Via TapaTalk2

Looks promising. So far this one and the HTC Droid Incredible 4G have caught my eye. Other one which i could've considered is the Atrix HD, but the price tag is bigger than i would've expected.
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Only thing bad I have to say about HTC is their battery life is not the greatest rolleyes.gif

Meh, i use my phone so much i still charge it everyday. And that's on Jelly bean, where i haven't overclocked it. As long as the battery lasts 14-16 hrs with 3-4 hours of screen on time and 2g/3g, i'm happy.
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Galaxy Nexus ~$350... probably hands down the best offcontract device (so you can still use your upgrade in the future if you choose to do so)
Hm, it seems to be a bit too big for my liking. Someday i will own a Nexus phone, but not today.
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HTC amaze 4G ? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
ysa9y3yt.jpg
Expandable memory.
16gb internal
4.0.3 ics
Yada Yada yada.
Sent From My HTC Amaze 4G Via TapaTalk2

Looks promising. So far this one and the HTC Droid Incredible 4G have caught my eye. Other one which i could've considered is the Atrix HD, but the price tag is bigger than i would've expected.
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Only thing bad I have to say about HTC is their battery life is not the greatest rolleyes.gif

Meh, i use my phone so much i still charge it everyday. And that's on Jelly bean, where i haven't overclocked it. As long as the battery lasts 14-16 hrs with 3-4 hours of screen on time and 2g/3g, i'm happy.

Hmm I'm getting about 6+ hours HEAVY use on WiFi with my amaze. Not sure what my standby is after I cycled the battery. But I'm running 384-1728mhz on interactive/deadline

As for price I paid a little to much for mine. *285 shipped with fishbone case* it was /used but new condition...even came in the box with the original package contents.

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Owned Five HTC phones, never had any issues you are talking about:
HTC S620 / T-mobile Dash
HTC Magic / Mytouch 3G "1.2 version"
HTC Hero CDMA
HTC Glacier / Mytouch 4G
HTC Ruby / Amaze 4G
Actually never had any issues out of my HTC phones and I still own all of them and they all still work.
Only thing bad I have to say about HTC is their battery life is not the greatest rolleyes.gif

Add both my/my dads Inspire 4Gs to that list.

And you can fix battery issues with a custom rom, my phone lasts over a week of light use despite the "horrible" battery.
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Owned Five HTC phones, never had any issues you are talking about:
HTC S620 / T-mobile Dash
HTC Magic / Mytouch 3G "1.2 version"
HTC Hero CDMA
HTC Glacier / Mytouch 4G
HTC Ruby / Amaze 4G
Actually never had any issues out of my HTC phones and I still own all of them and they all still work.
Only thing bad I have to say about HTC is their battery life is not the greatest rolleyes.gif

Add both my/my dads Inspire 4Gs to that list.

And you can fix battery issues with a custom rom, my phone lasts over a week of light use despite the "horrible" battery.

Weird... my dad has an Inspire 4G too. o_O
he doesn't like it, but for some reason he hasn't like any of his phones..

But yes, you can fix battery drain with a custom rom, underclock/undervolt, etc. But who wants to do that tongue.gif
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But yes, you can fix battery drain with a custom rom, underclock/undervolt, etc. But who wants to do that tongue.gif

Well, you're on Overclock.net, where we lap and de-lid CPU's just for an extra 2-3c less. Plus i'm one who wants to do that tongue.gif

I still love Gingerbread for a reason, battery lasting up to 3 days with moderate usage. That's the ROM i use on long trips.
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Weird... my dad has an Inspire 4G too. o_O
he doesn't like it, but for some reason he hasn't like any of his phones..
But yes, you can fix battery drain with a custom rom, underclock/undervolt, etc. But who wants to do that tongue.gif

IceColdSandwich all the way! And soon IceColdJelly when I get my OneX biggrin.gif

I can downclock the min-speed to around 117Mhz, set max to 1200Mhz, set the governor to ondemand, and tada, battery life for everyone.
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SGS3 is the way to go since there is a lot of support for it on XDA.
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SGS3 is the way to go since there is a lot of support for it on XDA.

He wants under 4.5", Which is understandable.

If you were talking to me, then not a chance in hell, I'll stick with the one Dev I know who does a good job thanks.



@OP: It's a shame both the Amaze and Incredible don't have full HD (540p). I would consider the Atrix HD for that alone.
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SGS3 is the way to go since there is a lot of support for it on XDA.

He wants under 4.5", Which is understandable.

If you were talking to me, then not a chance in hell, I'll stick with the one Dev I know who does a good job thanks.



@OP: It's a shame both the Amaze and Incredible don't have full HD (540p). I would consider the Atrix HD for that alone.

I do wish the Amaze had an HD resolution on the 4.3" S-LCD screen..
My sisters Evo has that Shmexy 720p res on a 4.7" ISP display. *drool*

DOWNCLOCK?!?!?!
>_< I admit to doing this, running my amaze at 1.7ghz full time I would experience a nuclear meltdown...
So I'm running 384-1728 Interactive
and 384mhz-screen off
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I do wish the Amaze had an HD resolution on the 4.3" S-LCD screen..
My sisters Evo has that Shmexy 720p res on a 4.7" ISP display. *drool*
DOWNCLOCK?!?!?!
>_< I admit to doing this, running my amaze at 1.7ghz full time I would experience a nuclear meltdown...
So I'm running 384-1728 Interactive
and 384mhz-screen off

No, no, think of it as lowering the minimum SpeedStep for better power consumption, helps preserve the overclocker pride. tongue.gif
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