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Hey guys....
I am in need of a new phone.
I thought I'd post here.
Story.
About 2 weeks ago my HTC Droid Incredible got stolen while I was at work, about a week into a non-phone status..I've retrieved it pretty much like a raped phone.
Well last week I broke the phone.. don't ask why.. but I just did....
My question...
Should I get another Dinc.. or.. look into something different.. say an EVO4G... I like the EVO cause of the bigger screen... or I can just get another Dinc wait for the Thunderbolt to drop and sell the Dinc to one of my buddies..
What would you guys do...
As for prices.. I think I will be getting it all retail prices no carrier prices..
Thanks.
v1ral
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Also..
If you own a Droid phone.. Any Droid phone.. I say it's worth it to get those apps like lookout.. and where's my droid and stuff.. and it's also worth it to pay for the apps... hahaha.
My dumb a$$ had the trial period end the day my phone got stolen.. so yeah.. Those apps are pretty good... mind you if you pay for them.. or have the trial period still good...
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Seeing as you had a Droid Incredible, that means you've got Verizon, great company, a little expensive.

So you could of course get another incredible, it's still an amazing phone. Or you could get the Droid X, which is made by Motorola and has the same size screen as the EVO which you mentioned.

Or you could get one of the new Samsung Galaxy S's for Verizon, they've got an amazing color screen Super AMOLDED. It's bigger than your incredible, but smaller than the EVO/Droid X.

I'm also sure that there is a bunch of really new and high-powered phones coming out for allot of the carriers, but they're gonna be expensive.

I recommend, depending on your preference on screen size, get a Galaxy S/Droid X/Droid Incredible and save some $$$. They're still super fast great phones. At the moment, even though Dual Core or 1.5GHz/2GHz phones may sound better and fast, the reality is that currently there is little to no advantage of this increase in specs.

With updates in the future, with apps that take advantage of the new hardware, and future updates of Gingerbread/Honeycomb/I-whatever of course, but by that time, you could always trade in your phone or sell it and grab something new. By that time your contract would be up and you could just pick up one at a severely discounted price.

Also, as for the security suite, there are tons of FREE phone locator apps on the market, some of them have PRO versions, but still work to find your phone in case of an emergency.

tl;dr

Buy outright on ebay/craigslist a Droid X/Droid Incredible/Galaxy S and use it until your contract expires and then pick up a super nice fancy fast one.
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Well where I am from.
There isn't a verizon like in the states..but they sell verizon phones also I think sprint phones...
I've grown fond of HTC sense, I've rooted and tried all kinds of roms associated with the Dinc.. I love it actually...
I've been up Skyraider 3.2~3.5 and Virtuous 3.1~3.2.1 and others and those are my prefered ones.
Anyways..
Thanks
v1ral
I am hoping that the Thunderbolt comes to Guam... If not I may have to order it.. hmm
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the evo4g on the fresh rom is an awesome phone to use. I use my evo4g for pretty much everything. I dont really have 4g in my area so im not using my phone to its full potential
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Originally Posted by badreligion156 View Post
the evo4g on the fresh rom is an awesome phone to use. I use my evo4g for pretty much everything. I dont really have 4g in my area so im not using my phone to its full potential
But you are more future proof then if/when you get 4G in you area......
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