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Old 07-20-10, 12:35 AM   #13
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Why do you hate CDMA? I mean there are pro's and con's for CDMA vs. GSM.

Before Froyo, I'd say I would definitely get an iPhone. But with the Droid X and Froyo, no thanks.
Droid X doesn't have Froyo. Rumor is it will get it in August. Based on rumors for the Droid, I would guess Sept/Oct. But you never know I guess. Also, if Cyanogen is successful in rooting the X, then it will get 2.2 shortly after that happens...

As to CDMA, I would hate it too if I traveled outside of the US, but since I don't, it's not an issue at all for me. This will also be rectified with VZW 4G phones (when they come out)...
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CDMA simply doesn't show anything for it. GSM is is adopted by roughly 85% of the world, it's the dominating standard everywhere EXCEPT the and the ability to simply switch out a sim card when I travel overseas makes it worth it. CDMA is dominant in only the US and the fact it doesn't use SIM cards pisses me off.
If the iphone really launches for big red in jan it will be an LTE phone not CDMA. Since LTE is based on GSM it will also have a SIM card.
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Long gone are the days where a phone is.... a phone.
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Old 07-20-10, 12:05 PM   #16
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Why do you hate CDMA? I mean there are pro's and con's for CDMA vs. GSM.

Before Froyo, I'd say I would definitely get an iPhone. But with the Droid X and Froyo, no thanks.
CDMA is useless, once a year I go to Europe, its nice to switch out sim card for Orange pay as you go card and still use your phone.
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Old 07-20-10, 12:47 PM   #17
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Droid X doesn't have Froyo. Rumor is it will get it in August. Based on rumors for the Droid, I would guess Sept/Oct. But you never know I guess. Also, if Cyanogen is successful in rooting the X, then it will get 2.2 shortly after that happens...

As to CDMA, I would hate it too if I traveled outside of the US, but since I don't, it's not an issue at all for me. This will also be rectified with VZW 4G phones (when they come out)...
And iPhone4 won't come til January. What's your point? Droid X will have Froyo. That's all I care about.

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CDMA is useless, once a year I go to Europe, its nice to switch out sim card for Orange pay as you go card and still use your phone.
Sure nekro, but what about the 99.9% of Americans that don't leave the country.


At the end of the day, I get good coverage with Verizon, and they're CDMA, so I have CDMA.
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If the iphone really launches for big red in jan it will be an LTE phone not CDMA. Since LTE is based on GSM it will also have a SIM card.
Ah, wasn't aware of that. Thanks.
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Old 07-20-10, 01:25 PM   #19
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Interesting if it will be LTE considering AT&T claims that "decent [LTE] handsets" won't be feasible until 2012.

http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/23/a...e-a-fat-brick/

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For starters, AT&T's CTO John Donovan claimed that Verizon was jumping the gun with its first-on-the-scene LTE rollout, suggesting initial devices are "going to drain the battery like crazy, and [they're] going to be a fat brick," noting that "2012 will be the time when you'll have decent handsets."
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Interesting if it will be LTE considering AT&T claims that "decent [LTE] handsets" won't be feasible until 2012.

http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/23/a...e-a-fat-brick/
AT&T may not have any... but Verizon's 4G coverage will most likely be greater than AT&t's 3G coverage by winter 2011 so I suspect Verizon will have decent phones for LTE

AT&T has dropped the ball on coverage big time.
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Old 07-20-10, 02:16 PM   #21
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I know a lot of people with AT&T here in Boston and they all get ****ty coverage, drop calls all the time, and their data speeds are ****.
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My data speed with AT&T is great but I just can't make a call. It sucks. I rarely do make calls but when I do I can't.
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And iPhone4 won't come til January. What's your point? Droid X will have Froyo. That's all I care about.



Sure nekro, but what about the 99.9% of Americans that don't leave the country.


At the end of the day, I get good coverage with Verizon, and they're CDMA, so I have CDMA.
No "point". I was just clarifying so that other readers wouldn't read your statement and think the X has 2.2 on it currently (which is how your post made it sound to me). No sense in getting people excited for something that is not here yet is all...
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Old 07-20-10, 03:52 PM   #24
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No "point". I was just clarifying so that other readers wouldn't read your statement and think the X has 2.2 on it currently (which is how your post made it sound to me). No sense in getting people excited for something that is not here yet is all...
But they should be excited

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