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There is a long and intense debate between iPhone and Android fans, both trying to get the best arguments to prove that their phone is better. The fact is that you can’t convince an iPhone fan that his phons is not that good. According to the Top Gadgets of 2010 report there is an Android phone placed higher than the well-known iPhone 4.


Source: http://www.androidized.com/htc-sprint-evo-4g-better-than-iphone-4-in-top-gadgets-of-2010/
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No, it's Flash and the lack of AT&T. The Evo has the worst battery life of any "gadget" I've ever owned which trumps any potential benefit because a phone with a 2 hour talk time is a failure. If it weren't for the gigantic battery I bought for mine on Ebay I would probably have another phone by now.
    
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Oh please stop taking articles from this "andriodized" source, it's just a site set up by some fanboys..
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The article refers to how significant they are in the market, not whether they are better or not. If you look at the list, how can you say Bionic eLegs are better than Kinect. This threads title is awful. I get the feeling the OP made up the title to stir up arguments as it is completely irrelevant to what the top 10 indicates. To be honest, I agree with all of them bar the MacBook Air.

1. iPad
2. Berkeley Bionics eLEGS
3. Microsoft Kinect
4. Windows Phone 7 on Samsung Focus
5. Sprint Evo 4G
6. iPhone 4
7. MacBook Air
8. Samsung Galaxy Tab
9. Canon S95
10. Kindle 3
Edited by 98uk - 1/2/11 at 7:41am
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Originally Posted by Suprcynic;11862209 
The Evo has the worst battery life of any "gadget" I've ever owned which trumps any potential benefit because a phone with a 2 hour talk time is a failure

Did you read the manual on the proper break in procedure? It's imperative to break the battery in correctly to set that peak high and peak low.. I broke mine in correctly and have excellent battery life.. It got even better when I overclocked the phone to 1.2GHz and then undervolted it too. Not everyone will flash a new kernel but it really brought things over the top for me.

Bottom line is I know from all the thread in the beginning that people with bad battery life didn't perform a proper break in.. I know this because at my job three people purchased EVOs after I had gotten mine. Two close members of my family and four very close friends bought them as well. I made sure everyone broke them in properly and they all have great battery life. biggrin.gif
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Hmm I've read a few places that the Droid X has out sold the Evo 4g...
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Originally Posted by nekon;11862437 
Did you read the manual on the proper break in procedure? It's imperative to break the battery in correctly to set that peak high and peak low.. I broke mine in correctly and have excellent battery life.. It got even better when I overclocked the phone to 1.2GHz and then undervolted it too. Not everyone will flash a new kernel but it really brought things over the top for me.

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Yea if I have to "break in" a battery on anything I buy, I'm not going to buy it. That's stupid. How many hours do you get? Saying it's over clocked yet under volted...and then gets better battery life makes no sense at all and is probably straight up false.
 
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Yea if I have to "break in" a battery on anything I buy, I'm not going to buy it. That's stupid. How many hours do you get? Saying it's over clocked yet under volted...and then gets better battery life makes no sense at all and is probably straight up false.

So your not going to buy anything with a rechargeable battery..

You realise every rechargeable battery must be broken it...right?
    
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Hmm I've read a few places that the Droid X has out sold the Evo 4g...

Possibly long term as Sprint has a smaller footprint.. I remember reading the EVO outsold the iPhone, Droid, and some other phone combined on day one at 320k.
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Yea if I have to "break in" a battery on anything I buy, I'm not going to buy it. That's stupid. How many hours do you get? Saying it's over clocked yet under volted...and then gets better battery life makes no sense at all and is probably straight up false.

No disrespect but in my world it is common knowledge to break in a battery.. I've been doing it for years, phone after phone. I have never suffered the battery issues others often complain about with smartphones wink.gif.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=htc+evo+overclock+undervolt
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Originally Posted by nekon;11862771 
Possibly long term as Sprint has a smaller footprint.. I remember reading the EVO outsold the iPhone, Droid, and some other phone combined on day one at 320k.



No disrespect but in my world it is common knowledge to break in a battery.. I've been doing it for years, phone after phone. I have never suffered the battery issues others often complain about with smartphones wink.gif.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=htc+evo+overclock+undervolt

That might have been common place five years ago or more but its simply not needed with todays (good) batteries. At the very least, it shouldn't be a requirement for good battery life. I know its not on iPhones. I'm sorry you have to go through great lengths to make the Evo worthwhile.
 
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