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Thinking of buying android over BB. Pros/Cons?

by oramac1968 / October 14, 2011 6:10 AM PDT

So I'm coming up on the end of my 2 yr agreement, and looking to get a new phone. I already know I don't want an iPhone, and I'll be on either Spring or AT&T. Also, I'm looking at either Android or Blackberry (obviously).

Are there any specific pros/cons to Android over BB, or vice versa?

Thanks!!

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Mostly it's the Apps.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2011 6:50 AM PDT

While BB is taking a bruising in the media over the outages, it is a fine "messenger."

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You can get HTC Sensation XE
by stephentech / October 16, 2011 7:31 PM PDT

I just heard HTC had released HTC Sensation XE, it's really so beautiful with Beats Audio. Maybe you can get it.

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HTC getting beat up too.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 17, 2011 4:18 AM PDT

HTC's views on security were in the news so you have to wonder at times.

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bb vs. android
by gbrowerjr / October 29, 2011 7:11 AM PDT

Its all about preference. BB is easy to use although kinda lacking in features. Android is much more advanced but you need to know what you are doing to take advantage of some of those features. Especially if you plan on rooting it to really take advantage. Personally, I prefer android because of the diverse uses and customization. But BB is perfectly fine if all you want to do is make phone calls, check facebook and email.

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Android over BB
by retreaded / October 29, 2011 7:30 AM PDT

I have recently used Android on a Samsung S2. It is magic! n
No need t go through a maze of buttons to get where you need to go.
Apps are so easy. Widgets tood a day to get used to, but for an oldfella who loves tecnology but hasn't the time to mess around and find a maze of stuff in a moment, Android is great!

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