Best Droid phone that is not Verizon?

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  1. picasso

    picasso New Member

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    Hi all. I'm new here as you can tell by my post count. I had finally decided on the DX but I am now very disturbed by the thread in the news forum that Verizon may in the future restrict my usage of Google and its product. I simply cannot sign a 2 year agreement with a dark cloud such as this hanging over it. I now need help finding the best Droid phone that is not Verizon. I would be grateful for any and all input. Thanks in advance.
     
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    theyre coming out with pay-as-you-go phones that will include some of the droids
     
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    Droid is a marketing/branding term that Verizon uses on some of it's Android OS phones. All Droids are Android phones, but not all Android phones are Droids. Only Verizon has Droid phones. I don't know much about other providers, but the Samsung Galaxy S will/is available on the big 3. You could sign a 1 year contact with Verizon.
     
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    Well I don't think that Verizon, will do such things... there already going to put google back on the Fascinate, as for the next best all Google android device, I will say the T-Mobile G2 is going to take the crown.
     
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    it doesnt matter what big red does to your software on your droid, a custom rom cleans out the bing crap and replaces it with the google stuff really nicely :)
     
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    I'm not sure how you expect verizon to "restrict future usage" of a device that you already own...


    Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T all have the Samsung Galaxy S
     
  7. picasso

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    Something could very well happen to a phone during the 2 year contract period and the replacement phone does not have to be identical.
     
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    picasso New Member

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    I checked out ATT's Galaxy called the Captivate but there is no discount currently. It's $499 even with the 2 year contract.
     
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    My vote is for the Evo. Best phone i have ever owned.
     
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    I would say the upcoming T-Mobile G2 will be the best Android phone on the market when it comes out.
     
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    According to ATT's website the Captivate is 199 with a new contract.
     
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    1 year contract would be my suggestion. It's the route I'm going to take come December when I cross over the first year of my 2 year contract. No more 2 year deals for me. Phone technology moves too fast to stick with one for 2 years.