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Old 07-25-2011, 12:54 AM   #1
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Any opinions on these formats? I have US Cellular for service and next week am due for an upgrade. As this will be my first phone of this type, I was looking at a Samsung Mesmerize and HTC Desire for Android, and the HTC 7 PRO for Windows. Hmmmmm.......................
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I haven't heard very much about windows phones, but I have heard a lot of good things about Android. I have been thinking about getting the HTC Incredible * when its time to upgrade my phone.
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Android has a lot of good apps. I've not heard much about the Windows phone.
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ive got the htc inspire 4g android phone, my wife and i have had these for a few months now without issue. it does everything you could want a phone to do she reads books on it. i use it for the internet and its fast and displays full pages on alot of sites. it lets you customize most every feature and home and side pages to quickly get to what you want. i would definitely buy these again
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iPhone > Android > Blackberry > WindowsPhone

That'* my opinion. Based on that opinion I would go with an Android based phone
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Android is the best smartphone on the market. More choices on the style and setup of the phone, more free apps, and open source.
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i would get the HTC but i dont want a contract phone so ill stick to the shotty boost android with the outdated android software that I have
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That'* my opinion. Based on that opinion I would go with an Android based phone
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I use Android and love it but I'm also a certified Linux junkie. Otherwise iPhone seems to be the way to go FOR NOW.

Android is still a bit behind the iPhone in out of the box usability and reliability. If you are like me though and can put up with a little uncertainty, Android is definitely the way to go.
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i would get the HTC but i dont want a contract phone so ill stick to the shotty boost android with the outdated android software that I have
HTC is actually one of the worst Android manufacturers right now. Their Windows Mobile phones have always been rock solid though.

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I use Android and love it but I'm also a certified Linux junkie. Otherwise iPhone seems to be the way to go FOR NOW.

Android is still a bit behind the iPhone in out of the box usability and reliability. If you are like me though and can put up with a little uncertainty, Android is definitely the way to go.
Way more options with Android too if you are willing to follow a few steps and customize it to the extreme
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Well, for now, HTC Merge (Android) it is (sorry Brian, didn't see your post beforehand). Figure I'll give this a try for the 30 day period and if all else fails, to the Samsung Mesmerize I go. Thanks for the 411, now just wondering how long it'* going to take for me to figure this damn thing out.
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