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    Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    I need help deciding on a new phone. My families contract is up finally and I am deciding between 3 phones and need help picking it.

    I have Sprint so the three contenders are the iPhone 4S, HTC EVO 4G LTE, and Samsung Galaxy S3.

    I currently have the HTC Hero, and loved it until these past 6 months when apps were getting larger and needed extra computing power to even run... I love Andoid because of the widget features but I hear iOS is getting that... maybe?

    My only stipulation was that it needed an Otterbox like case for the phone because I am really rough with my phones. The iPhone has these waterproof cases which might actually sway me over to that side purely for that reason.

    Needless to say I would be happy with all 3 choices but I need some deciding factor to choose one over the other two.

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    Convenient. Travel friendly. A ton of cool apps. Great service but can be spotty at time. Text message and data rates are really cheap!



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    but i would go with the samsung. i've had a couple of samsungs and i have never had a single problem. But the first htc brand phone i had had issues within the first month. then i smashed the screen :(. My dad didnt really like his either. My mom has the iphone and she really likes it. Apple stuff just seems so expensive all the time. But i really think you cant go wrong. I would try and get the feel for all of them if you have buddies that with those phones



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    If you're thinking iPhone, just wait for the iPhone5. If you're dying to get one right now, I'd go with the Samsung.



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    Wait for the iPhone5. That's what I'm doing.



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    Waiting to upgrade my HTC.


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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    If you have Sprint, you should get the Photon. Hands down the best droid machine they sell.



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    I can't stand otterboxes. It makes the phone twice as big and bulky.


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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    I've heard great things about the Galaxy series.



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    I got my GS3 yesterday and I would definitely suggest you get that. It is blazing fast, lightweight, and thin. The only issue might be is that the screen is big which might be an adjustment if you're not used to it.



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    HTC Increbile 4G LTE just released today. $150 after rebate.


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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    Quote Originally Posted by iacyguy View Post


    Convenient. Travel friendly. A ton of cool apps. Great service but can be spotty at time. Text message and data rates are really cheap!
    Now let's be realistic. That isn't a phone that will work. However, I recommend the car phone. Gets the best reception of any phone you buy today.



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    Galaxy S. Hands down. (but then again, I'm a prototypical apple-hater)



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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    HTC Increbile 4G LTE just released today. $150 after rebate.
    Isn't that a Verizon-only phone? I know my original Incredible was Verizon-only.


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    Re: Getting a New Phone... Help Decide!

    Don't get an iPhone. I want to be the only one to have one.


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