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Can I go wrong with either phone?


One other question. Why does Verizon Website list these phones at $199 with 2 year contract but you can go to Wal-Mart and get them free contract? I don't get it.
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post #2 of 24
You cant go wrong with either phone so it is really personal preference.

I personally like the HTC Incredible more than the Droid X mainly because of the size of the phones.
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Can these phones be jailbreaked or does it work like that. And if it's wrong to ask that here than my appologies.
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Can these phones be jailbreaked or does it work like that. And if it's wrong to ask that here than my appologies.
The correct term for that in Android is rooting. And yes, it is legal (Google Android is open-source) - both of these Droids can be rooted.
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i have the X and i really love it. i think you would be very happy with either.
    
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although you wont be able to use them on other networks as you would a jailbroken Iphone for instance. Of course if you could wait a month or so LTE phones are around the corner and if you could wait a few more months Tegra 2 (dual core) devices are on the way.

p.s. Tony if that's really you, make sure you don't drop the phone
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Yes both phone's are nice.I have the X and love it.Me personally I wanted a bigger screen for browsing and movie's.You can get different deal's at different place's,I think best buy had it on one of their free phone friday's also.
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The correct term for that in Android is rooting. And yes, it is legal (Google Android is open-source) - both of these Droids can be rooted.
So you can put you own apps and games on the droid?
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post #9 of 24
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Originally Posted by Tony Romo View Post
Can these phones be jailbreaked or does it work like that. And if it's wrong to ask that here than my appologies.
Yes both phones can be rooted. The Incredible has been rooted longer than the Droid X has been so there are more custom rom's available for the Incredible.

If I was you, I would go to Best Buy or Verizon store and play with both of the phones. Find which form factor you like the most and also play with the Android OS. The Droid X uses Motorola's UI while the Incredible uses HTC Sense. There are different looks but same functionality.
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Yes you can,almost anything you want if you root it.I am going to wait until the next OS update which is 2.3 Gingerbread before I root it.
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