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Need Recommendations for new Phone @ end of June time-frame

by famu97 / May 9, 2011 2:51 AM PDT

I've seen a couple of posts for new phone recommendations but I have specific requirements that I'd like everyone to consider. Please take into account any phones rumored to be coming out around the end of June time frame. I'm leaving T-Mobile's sorry network, so I will not buy a phone on T-Mobile's network under any circumstances. I currently own and use the Piece of crap Moto Cliq (v1).

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June/July recommendations for Verizon?
by madamtobi / May 10, 2011 7:59 AM PDT

Same as famu97's question.
Was going to buy the Incredible but they retired it in favor of the Incredible 2 that reviewers stay doesn't warrant the big jump in cost.

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by TarzanJr / May 10, 2011 5:51 AM PDT

I would strongly Recommend the T-Mobile LG (LG is the manufacturer) G2X. The G2X is Duel- Core, has good battery life, 4G (HSPA+), GSM, pretty thin (not the thinest but not bulky, All touch screen, STOCK GOOGLE EXPERIENCE GINGERBREAD!, Front facing camera, and answer to your prayers for a phone.

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by TarzanJr / May 10, 2011 5:59 AM PDT
In reply to: G2X

Sorry i was wrong in my statement before about Gingerbread, it is running the stock version of Froyo (2.2) with a promise from LG for a gingerbread update later... But everything else is correct. Plus the phone won CNET's Editor's Choice for April 2011 and best of CTIA (I think)

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LG G2X by t-mobile
by tuongn2005 / May 10, 2011 6:34 AM PDT

- It's slim, 4+ inch display, 4G capable, and dual core processor. You can buy it without t-mobile contract but it's pricey.
- HTC and Samsung (Galaxy II S) with dual core will be out in Summer time.
- Virtual keyboard with swype and speech-to-text app on Android make QWERTY keyboard useless.

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Just can't stay on T-Mobile network in my area
by famu97 / May 10, 2011 10:57 AM PDT
In reply to: LG G2X by t-mobile

the LG G2X does seem like it would meet all of my requirements for a new phone but TMO's network sucks in my area. AT&T has a better footprint for sure and better coverage. I should have never switched 2 yrs ago. If tmo had better coverage i would just get the G2X.

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