Anyone ready to return/sell their phones after the Droid 4 leak?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 3' started by Ragnell, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Ragnell

    Ragnell Member

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    I only reason I got this phone is because no 4g LTE phone had a physical keyboard, Blackberries has spoiled me too much and Now that the Droid 4 is coming out not even 6 months after the Droid 3, this is probably the first time ever I've felt buyer's remorse, Everything the Droid 4 has is what the Droid 3 should have been, Why even come out with the Droid 3 at all I wonder?
     
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    I don't feel buyer's remorse because there is no perfect phone for me. The perfect phone for me is an amalgamation of all the phones I've ever owned (minus my first VM prepaid phone). Until our phones are made to order, like pizza, I won't feel like I'm missing out on much:)

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    Pissed off doesn't even come close to how I feel about Moto right now. D3 is my last Moto phone.
     
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    I came from a Droid X (which I loved) to the Droid 3 because of its keyboard, but now that Motorola is making so many phones I am ready to sell my Droid 3. I think I will try my luck with Samsung or HTC now.
     
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    I've had D1,D2 and now D3. When D4 comes out I will get it. Now how, is a good question considering I just upgraded. Part of me thinks I should have waited but D3 has the best keyboard so the suspense of new owning it would have killed. When D4 is released I can see my D3 for sale.

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    I had an LTE phone and also had plenty of problems with randomly dropping data. I bought a smartphone to be as close to always connected as possible, so I'll wait on LTE until I know for sure that Verizon has solved the data problems and figured out a decent way to minimize the 4G battery drain. I never drop data with the D3, I get decent battery life with it - it's a reliable phone, and I'll hold on to it until it no longer is.
     
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    In 7 months I'm good for an upgrade and I will never own a motor phone again. I will get the Samsung nexus and be done with all the stupid stuff that motor does. I will not support motor or HTC anymore due to there skins that they put on phones. Its stock forever for me.

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    Seriously though, no, not in the least.

    4G radios suck and will suck (power) for some time. I loved my OC OG Droid, but it was not very useful functionally getting a 4-5 hours a charge. My D3 now gets 24-32 with moderate use, and which is perfect for my use. If it had 4G it be turned off 90% of the time anyways. The processor upgrades negligible, and the ram isn't that big of a deal (if going by bionic/D3 comparisons)

    Then there's the problem of the non-removable battery....

    It's a Sexy phone for sure, and I would think about it if I didn't have a phone currently, but 4G is worthless until its rolled out outside of major cities and it's radios are much more power efficient IMO. Which will probably be right around the time I'm ready for a new upgrade.
     
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    Nope. Going to the Nexus. It was enough to make me no longer loyal to Moto. Stuck with them through a ton of BS, but releasing the D4 so soon after the D3 really made me feel swindled. I understand the "game", a company has to make money and stay relevant. But....I don't know. Its just too soon. Maybe it was just the straw that broke the camels back.

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    LTE isn't attractive yet, not for another year. Battery, Quality, location location.
    I'm happy with my D3. But releasing a D4 so soon. man....I should have waited till december to upgrade from my D1.
    That's pretty Apple of you Moto... I can see many people, simply out of principle and spite, no longer support moto.
    Here's to hoping VW Gives us D3 owners a merry christmas and allows us to switch from D3-->D4 without politics.
     
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    Companies ALWAYS come out with new products. That's life, especially in the tech world.

    Deal with it and grow up.

    EDIT: Not specifically directed to you, spillner, but rather anyone whining about this in general. I am sick of it, considering Moto doesn't do business any differently than any other company.
     
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    Don't hold your breath. Lol. Why should Verizon let you switch? Its not their fault Moto is pumping out phones like crazy.

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