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I do not understand why anyone cares what carrier it is released on. Android phones can be unlocked and rooted to work on any carrier. If i can use an Evo or a Droid X on services like cricket or metropcs then im sure you can find a way to move it off t-mobil
... Sigh.
Clearly you're forgetting that CDMA and GSM are not compatible. So I can't use a Verizon DROID on AT&T. Not to mention, why would I buy a T-Mobile phone to use on AT&T when I'd be on EDGE all the time, instead of 3G.
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... Sigh.
Clearly you're forgetting that CDMA and GSM are not compatible. So I can't use a Verizon DROID on AT&T. Not to mention, why would I buy a T-Mobile phone to use on AT&T when I'd be on EDGE all the time, instead of 3G.
well in canada basically all android phones work on each other's networks
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well in canada basically all android phones work on each other's networks
Same here

its just the USA that likes to be different
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I do not understand why anyone cares what carrier it is released on. Android phones can be unlocked and rooted to work on any carrier. If i can use an Evo or a Droid X on services like cricket or metropcs then im sure you can find a way to move it off t-mobil
As previously mentioned, there are two issues:
1) Network compatbility. CDMA is not compatible with GSM.
2) Carrier subsidization. The carrier will pay $200-300 of a phone with a contract so you might as well buy the phone with the carrier.
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well in canada basically all android phones work on each other's networks
Try putting a Rogers sim into a Telus phone and see how well that works. Most people in Canada just get unlocked GSM phones and use them on rogers/fido/wind. Well when I say most people, I mean people that actually care about what kind of phone they have.
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Fineally maybe a phone that will make me sell my hd2 LOL.
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all i can say is thank god ive got an upgrade thats been sittn around for 2 years
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Fineally maybe a phone that will make me sell my hd2 LOL.
This, although I'd rather upgrade to a Tegra 2 HTC
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Sigh, here I was wanting a dual core to arrive to sprint, but nope.
hopefully they will announce some amazing phone on the 7th




^ from a different article
If that new phone they announce on the 7th is any good my EVO shift may be going back to bestbuy.
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I just got an Evo 4g a few days ago

OMG WHYYYYYY lol
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