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post #82 of 88
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Originally Posted by Viridian View Post
You don't compare them by contract prices. My God, what? You can get a horrible phone for the same price as a great phone when getting contracts.

Go by retail/resale price, much fairer.
Even if you do that, you can get a 3GS that's factory refurbished for around $385. That being said, it's still comparable in speed to the iPhone 4 and high-end Android phones which are equally priced when bought out of contract.
 
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iphone 4 - revolution
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post #84 of 88
Quote:
Originally Posted by Birdy1337 View Post
Can anyone recommend me a good Android phone? I've heard mixed opinions about alot of them and I know there's some new ones coming out (So I've heard).
It depends on your budget and carrier. I would recommend the LG Vortex, as I own one. Perfect entry-level Android. And it's available on other service providers:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LG_Optimus_One

Or go with the more popular ones. CNET has some good reviews:
http://reviews.cnet.com/cell-phones/...OCleftColumn.0
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Viridian View Post
You don't compare them by contract prices. My God, what? You can get a horrible phone for the same price as a great phone when getting contracts.

Go by retail/resale price, much fairer.


Most people upgrade their phones when their contract is up. Only those people who want to stay with cutting edge technology upgrade their phones without renewing the contract.

Also, those people that want to stay with the latest and greatest will typically know how to root/jailbreak their phone, at that point the phones are pretty much even.

So the argument of go by retail price or android market is more open doesn't even matter.

Which also leads me back again to me saying, try out a few phones, find out whats best for you in your price range. End of story, thats the best advice you can give anyone, period.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by timAHH View Post
Try finding an app on the Apple App Store that lets you bluff your caller ID and change your voice and other fun stuff like that. If Apple doesn't like an App, you don't get to use it .
But as I said before, if you Jailbreak you iPhone, you can find apps like that on Cydia.
And their are voice changer apps in the Apple App store (or are you talking about one that changes your voice during a call?).
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the blackberry works best for corprate users

androids are really nice but i use the iphone for the better selection of apps along with a good deal of apps i use (banking, etc) only being on iphone.

iphone has more apps but every second that goes by android is catching up, if not, its because iphone apps are easier to develop
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I like the Blackberry as a phone. Its the best, good time, good keyboard, good stock software.

Android is fun to screw around with. Custom roms take a lot of my time, they are buggy sometimes and I have to live with some problems, but its got the most potential and the most options... provided the community around it creates many options. The original Droid, as well the the Nexus One have a thriving comminity, the older HTC phones with unlocked bootloaders had a lot of options as well. Overwhelmed by them though, I gave up and just said "I don't care anymore. Its good enough."

iPhone is great if you like a one-fits-all. It is a great OS, it has some must have apps like Boss Settings, SBsettings, and 5 icon dock+column. You can of course argue that Android has these in a much easier to use fashion, and some of the Cydia stuff is easier to get to, but Apple stuff is the most stable.
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