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Old 12-09-2012, 05:06 PM   #271
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I was going to go with an iPhone, but after honestly thinking about it my EVO 4G has not been that horrible.
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Whew I'm not the only one who's battery life has slowly gone to shit with an evo!

Personally I am looking pretty hard at a galaxy s2. Partially because I want to go with a no contract, and partially because I don't personally care for no SD card in the s3.

Keep us updated on what you get, though, haven't made my mind up yet!
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:11 PM   #272
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I was just trying to shop phones on the Sprint site, they won't let me because they show my ZIP as a no coverage area.
I've had Sprint for nearly 9 years, there is hardly any service at home but I can't believe I can't shop the site because of it.

This battery was good for about 8 months I guess, the cold really kills it now tho.
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:56 PM   #273
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Personally I am looking pretty hard at a galaxy s2. Partially because I want to go with a no contract, and partially because I don't personally care for no SD card in the s3.
S3 takes a memory card.

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Old 12-09-2012, 06:12 PM   #274
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Whew I'm not the only one who's battery life has slowly gone to shit with an evo!

Personally I am looking pretty hard at a galaxy s2. Partially because I want to go with a no contract, and partially because I don't personally care for no SD card in the s3.

Keep us updated on what you get, though, haven't made my mind up yet!
If it wasn't for the lack of SD card, I'd probably have a nexus 4 right now. Use my phone as my music player and I want at least 64 gigs.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:18 PM   #275
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partially because I don't personally care for no SD card in the s3.
Yeah what he said above.....got an S3 in my hand right now with a 64gb SD card in it.....ders a hole for that.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:48 PM   #276
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Everything Ive read shows an April 13 release date.....and even thats fairly preliminary. Id say there is no way in hell it'll be out in Jan/Feb......Id guess May/June.
Dang, I coulda swore I was looking online last week and saw something about it being introduced in Jan, with a probably Feb. availability.

Makes my decision easier, I'm not waiting that long to get away from sprint.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:07 AM   #277
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I was just trying to shop phones on the Sprint site, they won't let me because they show my ZIP as a no coverage area.
I've had Sprint for nearly 9 years, there is hardly any service at home but I can't believe I can't shop the site because of it.

This battery was good for about 8 months I guess, the cold really kills it now tho.
IIRC It's because if you live in a dead zone you can void their contract without a penalty.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:11 AM   #278
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+1 on the S3. Fantastic phone.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:58 AM   #279
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We will finally be able to upgrade from our Blackberries in a month and a half (Verizon). While we're planning on getting two S3 phones, I also have been wondering about the Motorola Droid Maxx HD. I hear they have better battery life than the S3, are more rugged and with similar performance. Does anyone have any experience with the Droid Maxx HD?
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:18 AM   #280
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We will finally be able to upgrade from our Blackberries in a month and a half (Verizon). While we're planning on getting two S3 phones, I also have been wondering about the Motorola Droid Maxx HD. I hear they have better battery life than the S3, are more rugged and with similar performance. Does anyone have any experience with the Droid Maxx HD?
I currently own the Razr Maxx (non HD version) love it. Battery lasts 2 days ish on a charge. I talk and use the phone a ton during the day. I have dropped it about 4 times with just a tiny little nick on 2 of the colors. The outer bezel is bomber and the color is thru the material, so scratches and nicks are barley visible.
Fingers crossed on the Jellybean update this week.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:22 AM   #281
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The Maxx does have great battery life but I left Motorola for Samsung (S2) after the Atrix 4g.

I deal with battery life by keeping a spare battery.

Whatever you buy make sure it's eligible for Jellybean (4.1.2) The majority of Android users are 2 versions behind, and if iPhone users saw the latest version they would probably cry with jealousy.

The ability to have 2 apps on the screen at once now with the S3 (and Note 2) really goes to show how handcuffed ios users are to the will of Jobs.

More about the S3's new features...

Your Galaxy S III Is About To Get A Lot Better

http://www.businessinsider.com/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-premium-suite-2012-12
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:29 AM   #282
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More about the S3's new features...

Your Galaxy S III Is About To Get A Lot Better

http://www.businessinsider.com/samsu...-suite-2012-12
Ugh. I wish they'd fix the S Voice instead of adding a bunch of worthless features. At least they were honest in the videos and showed how tedious it was to use most of the new stuff.





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Old 12-10-2012, 11:38 AM   #283
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Ugh. I wish they'd fix the S Voice instead of adding a bunch of worthless features. At least they were honest in the videos and showed how tedious it was to use most of the new stuff.





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Mine defaults to google voice search. S voice is gone. I probably should admit my S3 is rooted, unlocked and modded with the amazing Omega mod.

Admittedly your stock experience may vary. Mine was stock for about 30 minutes.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:24 PM   #284
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Ugh. I wish they'd fix the S Voice instead of adding a bunch of worthless features. At least they were honest in the videos and showed how tedious it was to use most of the new stuff.
it seems tedious because they show the setup for every single thing individually, but the actual use doesn't seem tedious... but i don't have an s3, so what do i know. ;D
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:46 PM   #285
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IIRC It's because if you live in a dead zone you can void their contract without a penalty.
It would be an issue if I was ever home, as it is I enjoy having no cell service at home.
Makes it much harder for work to call me
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