New phone recommendation

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  1. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager

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    I'm a sprint customer, and have been an owner of the HTC Evo for 3 years. It's been amazing and I would keep it longer, but its finally starting to wear out. Any recommendations on a replacement phone that is similar as possible to the Evo? Also, will they be able to switch all of my apps over?

    Thanks in Advance
     
  2. MaccloNe

    MaccloNe Well-Known Member

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    iPhone FTW!!!!
     
  3. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager

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    I was just going to add, I'm not a fan of the iphone. My wife has one, don't care for it. So i've ruled that out.
     
  4. RunDMCyclone

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    iPhone. EOT.
     
  5. cyfanatic

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    I LOVE my HTC One...can't answer the other questions because I don't know. But I will buy the next One as well...easily the best phone I have owned.
     
  6. 1100011CS

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    I really like my Galaxy S5. Not sure how it compares to the Evo size-wise. If you go with the S5 you'll definitely want to get setup for wireless charging. It's a pia to open the microUSB port cover every time you need to plug it in otherwise. Once you go wireless charging you'll never want anything else.
     
  7. 1100011CS

    1100011CS Well-Known Member

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    I almost returned my S5 to get a One when I found out the S5 couldn't (yet) be rooted. I might get one anyway for 'app testing'. I really like HTC phones.
     
  8. dmclone

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    I've been happy with the Nexus5. I agree with 1100***** that wireless charging is great.
     
  9. cyclone83

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    I also have a HTC One and really like it. Good battery life. Good rugged metal case. Fits in pocket nicely. It replaced a HTC Thunderbolt which I heard HTC officially apologized for. Battery life was horrible on that thing.
     
  10. 1100011CS

    1100011CS Well-Known Member

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    These are so helpful:rolleyes:
     
  11. canker2323

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    I hate my Galaxy S3. Worst phone I've ever owned and I'm not a power user. Only thing I like about it is the screen size.

    My next phone is going to be the HTC One.

    The newish Motorola android phones are really nice.
     
  12. ianoconnor

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    I've been happy with my S4. I don't think they can transfer apps, but any apps you've purchased will be available to you in your Google Play account. You just have to re-download them.
     
  13. RunDMCyclone

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    I can't believe your Evo lasted this long, especially on Sprint's network! Mine was garbage by the time my two years expired, and I treat my phones well.

    My advice - switch to Verizon and get a new iPhone or Galaxy. You will be amazed how much better their LTE is, as well as the battery life.
     
  14. no2cyclones

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    I'm actually looking at this in the fairly near future too. Switching over to Verizon, and I've loved my S3, but it's kind of run its course, as well. Any opinion on the latest generations of the iPhone vs. Galaxy?
     
  15. 1100011CS

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    If you like the EVO, the HTC One would probably be the best choice. And I think when you sign into your Google account your apps will get installed. Assuming you allowed Google to sync app data. I'm thinking mine did when I switched from the S4 to the S5. Not 100% on that though. You might have to re-download them as ianconnor said.
     
  16. 1100011CS

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    IMO, you can't go wrong with either. I wouldn't count out the HTC One M8.
     
  17. RunDMCyclone

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    Hello no2cyclones,

    Verizon's service and speed is the best, bar none. But you will pay for it with an increase in monthly fees. Whether or not it's worth it over US Cellular, I am not sure. My Verizon plan is up in September and I am considering a switch back to US Cellular just to get on my parent's family plan and save some $$$. The iPhone is great, but I have never owned a Galaxy so I am not sure if it is better. The screen size is way too big for me, but that's a personal preference, and I'm probably punishing Android too much based on a 4 year old Evo that sucked. Hopefully that helps!

    Regards,
    RunDMC
     
  18. Clonehomer

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    Really? I've loved my GS3. My only complaint is that they didn't have a play edition of that one to get stock Droid.

    Personally, I'm holding out to see if Verizon is going to get the Sony Xperia z2. Otherwise the LG G3 looks promising.
     
  19. WallenIzBallin

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    I had a droid 2 for a couple years. Loved it, thought android was the best. Got an Iphone 5 and now you couldn't pay me to not have an iphone.
     
  20. 1100011CS

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    I looked into switching to US Cellular recently and it didn't seem to be any cheaper than Verizon. Maybe it depends on the plan. But, if you live or go to Southwest Iowa a lot you should definitely consider US Cellular. My inlaws have a cabin in SW Iowa and I get no connection at all there with Verizon. I kinda like it though:)
     

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