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Poll Results: help me to decide which phone to buy tommrow?

 
  • 71% (20)
    Motorola Atrix
  • 28% (8)
    HTC Inspire
28 Total Votes  
post #1 of 21
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So I've finally became eligible to upgrade from Nokia 6350, which served me very well for the past 2 years.
After some research i have set my mind on the Motorola Atrix last night, so today i went to the store and was ready to make a purchase. Suddenly my eyes were caught by the HTC Inspire. not only it feels more metallic than the atrix. it also has a bigger and nicer screen than the atrix. while i like the design of HTC better, the atrix has a bigger battery capacity, 2 cores processor.. It would be a no brainer if atrix had the design and metallic feel of the HTC inspire

I wish there's a phone that sums the the pros of those two phones.
since there isnt, i will need help from you guys to pick one for me.

by tommorow, which phone has the most votes will be my final choice!
post #2 of 21

well i just answered this same question for myself.

i decided on the inspire, then found out about atrix and was gonna go that route, and finally went for inspire in the end.
for either phone i recomend using wireless.amazon.com to make your upgrade as you will save money over AT&Ts website. Also, all phones have free 2 day shipping except Atrix which is back ordred till the 8th of next month.

The inspire is 70 dollars on amazon versus 100 on AT & T. it has gotten praise for its responsiveness through Android OS and atrix is said to be very responsive as well.

basically, if u want to play hardcore phone games and loads of multitasking consider the atrix, otherwise the inspire is an awesome choice, and of course HTC is a very reliable brand in all aspects.

check out this video, which sold me and many others on the inspire. the video is actually for the "Desire HD" which is the European prequel to the inspire basically the same phone except the inspire is updated.

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post #3 of 21
Atrix all day, awsome phone, picking one up next week, and i had everything the captivate, win7 phones, iphones, the ATRIX takes it
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post #4 of 21
It's a win/win. It comes down to (Inspire) build, custom roms, screen size, and Sense vs (Atrix) battery, fingerprint, power and higher resolution.

Edit: I own an Atrix.
Edited by MosIncredible - 2/23/11 at 4:36pm
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post #5 of 21
get the inspire, root it and then load this rom on it for optimum performance

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=965207
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post #6 of 21
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atrix is very powerful and all.. but do i really need that much power in my pocket?..
post #7 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by civilian_pr0ject View Post
well i just answered this same question for myself.

i decided on the inspire, then found out about atrix and was gonna go that route, and finally went for inspire in the end.
for either phone i recomend using wireless.amazon.com to make your upgrade as you will save money over AT&Ts website. Also, all phones have free 2 day shipping except Atrix which is back ordred till the 8th of next month.

The inspire is 70 dollars on amazon versus 100 on AT & T. it has gotten praise for its responsiveness through Android OS and atrix is said to be very responsive as well.

basically, if u want to play hardcore phone games and loads of multitasking consider the atrix, otherwise the inspire is an awesome choice, and of course HTC is a very reliable brand in all aspects.

check out this video, which sold me and many others on the inspire. the video is actually for the "Desire HD" which is the European prequel to the inspire basically the same phone except the inspire is updated.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHO9A...layer_embedded
I think i might end up getting the inspire, really appreciate your help..
post #8 of 21
Inspire. Here's my reasoning

1) Inspire supports all DesireHD ROMs (which has been released for months now so there is a large following).
2) CyanogenMod 7 (Gingerbread) has already been ported to the Inspire. It could be months, if ever, before Motorola decides to push Gingerbread onto the Atrix.
3) Atrix has a locked/encrypted bootloader which means no custom ROMs/Kernels. It will not be cracked any time soon. The Droid X has been out for months now and there are still no custom ROMs available.
4) Solid build

I own both phones so don't say I'm biased towards the Inspire
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post #9 of 21
Inspire all the way.
Sense is superior to MotoBlur. Also, bigger screen to me > dual core, at least for now
 
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post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by sti-06 View Post
Inspire all the way.
Sense is superior to MotoBlur. Also, bigger screen to me > dual core, at least for now
+1

MotoBLUR and TouchWiz are definitely two of the worst Android customizations ever


Btw, what's up with the Evo, Mr. STi?
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