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Considering to get a Blackberry Storm

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I have been trying to decide whether to get a Dare, Bold, or Storm for my next phone since my contract is coming up. I played with the Storm demo at the Verizon store and it was unbearably sluggish and choppy, a fact that many review sites have commented on. Deal breaker for me is will this be able to be resolved by an update.

What do you guys think?
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I'd wait for a couple of months to see if it does get fixed, and possibly see a price drop. If it doesn't get fixed, then I'd say the bold, but that's because I'm a fan of Blackberry.
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no go on the Storm. Sluggish is an understatement. Storm looks great but pretty much needs about 6 months worth of updates to be worth anything.
    
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any other phone similar to the iphone under 300?
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I had the same dilemma... I went to Verizon and checked out the Storm, and was not impressed. I waited and waited for it's release, because I heard that Verizon was better than ATT, but now I am thinking I will just go with the iPhone instead.
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