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Getting a new work phone.

Which one and why?
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So, obviously you are looking at Verizon with the model numbers listed. May I ask the time frame that this purchase will happen?

The 8x is one of the most enjoyable phones to hold, IMO. I absolutely love the way it feels in your hand. It is a great looking phone, but I am turned off at the cost of it with the lower storage options. I wasn't impressed by the screen the many of times I was shopping for a W8P. The Lumia 920 blows it away, but you have to wait til around Spring on Verizon to get the 922. Hate that really....

Between the two, I would go with the 822, even though it has a lesser resolution. It has the Micro SD slot for more storage, same CPU/memory, and the camera would be about the same. The 822 has wireless charging option if you like that.

Really though, if you have a few weeks to wait, I would wait until Samsung releases their phone, the Ody. It is basically a GS3 with a Windows OS on it (minor changes from what I have read, but very close). It is a great looking phone, large battery, SD slot, and a descent camera. Of the three that would be my choice.

So, to sum it up. For me I would say Ody > 822 > 8x.
Hope that sheds some light.
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So, obviously you are looking at Verizon with the model numbers listed. May I ask the time frame that this purchase will happen?
The 8x is one of the most enjoyable phones to hold, IMO. I absolutely love the way it feels in your hand. It is a great looking phone, but I am turned off at the cost of it with the lower storage options. I wasn't impressed by the screen the many of times I was shopping for a W8P. The Lumia 920 blows it away, but you have to wait til around Spring on Verizon to get the 922. Hate that really....
Between the two, I would go with the 822, even though it has a lesser resolution. It has the Micro SD slot for more storage, same CPU/memory, and the camera would be about the same. The 822 has wireless charging option if you like that.
Really though, if you have a few weeks to wait, I would wait until Samsung releases their phone, the Ody. It is basically a GS3 with a Windows OS on it (minor changes from what I have read, but very close). It is a great looking phone, large battery, SD slot, and a descent camera. Of the three that would be my choice.
So, to sum it up. For me I would say Ody > 822 > 8x.
Hope that sheds some light.
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In short, yes it is on VZW. Or I can chose to get a Pantech Breakout. Lol.
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Or the Intution.
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I LOVE my 900, really want the 920 now. If you like apps don't go for a windows phone though, The app store is terrible
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I am gonna hold off for a few days and see what other phones I can get. biggrin.gif
Edited by bluedevil - 11/28/12 at 7:42pm
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The wife and I picked up our 920's tonight....freaking awesome. Wish Verizon could get them.

Probably a wise choice though. Happy to help later on if wanted/needed.
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The problem is that I have a GS3 now..... but us Reps upgrade every three months.
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Now its between the Spectrum 2 and the 8X.
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Yeah, that is a tough one. The hardware being basically the same, it is going to boil down to which one do you like having, and probably more importantly, which OS do you enjoy or what to learn more?

8x is very aesthetically pleasing but I don't like the screen on it, maybe because I am comparing to 920, not sure. I love the size of it and how it feels. The OS I am really enjoying, but I am coming from a moded version of ICS on an Atrix that never really worked 100%. So smaller screen, and buggy (atrix).

The LG looks like it is a bit larger, but it looks like it would feel a bit bigger than it is. I believe the battery life would probably be better on the LG, the newer Adroid OS' are quite nice and smooth. The apps of course are a plus. I like the IPS display (in general) better.

I don't have Verizon, so I never go in the stores. Which 8x version are you looking at? Do you have the 8 and 16g models or is it just one or the other? Is storage availability something that is important or because it is an every 3 months kind of thing do you not have time to really need it?

Not sure, sorry lol. I don't know if I have helped or raised more questions. That is just how I would look at it if it were me looking at the two phones.
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