Dialed In #198: Too many Verizon superphones!

Is there such thing as too much of a good thing? Verizon comes out swinging with superphones galore, we take a look at the next generation of Windows Phone handsets, and we have a good old-fashioned rant against a very very weird phone. All that and more on today's Dialed In.

Is there such thing as too much of a good thing? Verizon comes out swinging with superphones galore, we take a look at the next generation of Windows Phone handsets, and we have a good old-fashioned rant against a very very weird phone. All that and more on today's Dialed In.

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A glut of Verizon superphones
Verizon and HTC announced the HTC Rezound last week, and the Droid Razr is getting the major-promotion treatment this week. And the Samsung Galaxy Nexus hasn't even arrived yet! Is there such thing as too much of a good thing?
HTC Rezound first impressions: Music to my ears
CNET's full Motorola Droid Razr review
HTC Rezound vs. Motorola Droid Razr vs. Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Windows Phone's fight for third place
We're finally starting to see a few Windows Phone 7.5 Mango handsets trickle into the U.S. market. Jessica Dolcourt took a look at the Samsung Focus Flash as well as the hot new Nokia Lumia 800. Will the Lumia 800 win your heart? Hear us out as we discuss its merits.
CNET's full Nokia Lumia 800 review
Samsung Focus Flash

Quick hits
Android 4.0 due in early 2012 for 7 HTC phones
Leaked HTC Edge could be world's first quad-core phone
Verizon to double data amounts for 4G smartphones
T-Mobile MyTouch and MyTouch Q are available November 2

Other reviews
Samsung Stratosphere (Verizon Wireless)
LG Doubleplay (T-Mobile)

E-mail
Hi ladies, just started watching dialed in. And I have to say very entertaining. I just watched your podcast on the droid razor (with Antwan (love from cartech)) and was taken back on how there was a wow factor to it. From Bonnie and Nicole and that's what I wanted out of the new iPhone. A wow factor not an o nice case man. I'm in a terrible relationship with Siri. We just have been at each others throats. She freezes up. I get mad, then she reboots, and then I say sorry Siri. I got my iPhone 4s on release date after my 3GS passed on. But theres nothing new and it's somewhat of a let down, since my 3GS was running iOS 5 when she fell to her death. Form factor is the same. Phone slows down, freezes, and tons of dropped calls and I can only blame it on the in law. AT&T. I've already exchanged the 4s three times with apple. So like brain tong says. I'm giving them the bad apple.

Now that I have painted that picture. I'm moving to Verizon next week (since i have 30days to cancel my contract) and returning Siri to AT&T. But I'm not sure if I'm ready to take the plunge to android or stick with my uninteresting relationship with apple. Do droids have a way of syncing my iTunes library and content like apple or is it more of a drag and drop? My techy level I'm on level 7 out of ten. Love features but I feel that the droids camera even being 8megs isn't a good quality camera compared to the 4s. Should I switch to the droid Razr or should I stay with apple and get another iphone 4s an hope things will be better?
Ruben

Hi Nicole & Jessica, Thank you for the fun and informative show, especially the Nokia Lumia launch details. I was very impressed by its design. Samsung Focus S, HTC Titan X310e, and Nokia Lumia 800 bring to light a big difference between WP7 fans: What's more important form or function? I know post-Nokia, that many cannot live without the big specs (big screen, 4G, FFC), but I just fell in love with the Lumia 800's design, so I will grab it as soon as I can figure out a way to get it :) Nokia, I am ready to spend my money. Where are you?
Frederick

Hello Dialed In, I'm Jozef (pronounced like Joseph just spelled differently), a freshman in college. This is my first time writing in to you guys and I hope this gets read on your show because I absolutely love it (I will surely miss Bonnie bear leaving the show). I currently own the MyTouch 3G with the 3.5 mm headphone jack (which is becoming slow ever since the Froyo update) and my 22 months is coming up for me to be able to upgrade to a new phone. I would like to have a pure Vanilla Android experience phone such as the LG G2X which T-Mobile offers. However, since the announcement of Ice Cream Sandwich, I have been wondering if whether or not I should wait for a phone that already has Ice Cream Sandwich or get the LG G2X and wait for the OTA update for Ice Cream Sandwich? After doing some research of what consumers thought about the G2X, I started seeing lots of complaints of bugs because the phone is manufactured by LG. Is this claim true? I would really love to hear your guys advice.
Jozef

Talk Back
Response to last week's Talk Back question
The Dell Streak. I want my phone as large as possible, but they released it with such a DATED version of Android. All it needs is to come back with all the latest specs and OS (and carriers) to completely rock the mobile world. -- Ryan

This week's question
Is there such thing as too many great Verizon smartphones? Sound off about your thoughts on the Rezound, the Droid Razr, the Galaxy Nexus, and which one catches your eye the most.
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