Convince me... S3 over the HTC DNA

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S3' started by StinkyPete, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. GoBears

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    DNA could have been a winner but HTC dropped the ball as far as I'm concerned. I for one will NEVER again buy a phone without removable storage and battery (unless it's a Maxx type device). I'm not a believer in all the "cloud" crap. I want my media available to me no matter where I might be located without depending on an internet connection. Not to mention I much rather prefer Touchwiz to Sense. If I was you I'd wait for the Note2 to be available on Big Red. The GNote2 will be my next device without a doubt.

    As always...GOBEARS and IRISH too!
     
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    Agreed. I gotta be able to swap swap out my battery, especially when it's such a small one. Good point about always being able to access your files, too
     
  3. lloydstrans

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    I'll third this post.

    The cloud is a double edged sword, pay (deducting from you data) as you upload and download, and pay for the storage in the cloud.

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  4. DevilDogMP

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    I say the DNA :p
     
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    If you get a lot of emails, S3 will freeze the screen 100% of the time on first attempt to get emails. Can be very frustrating. Other than that it is a great phone, but the email is a BIG drawback.
     
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    Save your unlimited data (if you have it) and buy used. GS3s can be found for $350. It's a steal.
     
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    My phone freezes without emails a lot. My back button and menu button both don't work and neither does texting. It eventually starts working on its own
     
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    I get a lot of emails everyday on multiple providers. Never had it freeze.
     
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    Same here. Tons of emails through the Gmail app and the stock email app on a daily basis and no freezes.
     
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    Same here and S3 ALL day long .
    Again, S3 ALLLL day long! If ur a power user like most of us on the forum, being unbiased, practical, and intelligent about the decision, the s3 is the clear winner. The only time I go a full day on a single charge is if I'm extremely busy and barely use my phone. I cherish my extra fully charged batteries in my pocket/backpack especially when using foxfi to tether my laptop. There's absolutely no way I'd trade for a DNA with a smaller battery that has to last all day or until you run out of juice. I just can't fathom how anybody nowadays considers that to be acceptable.the kind of person that can last all day on 2000 MaH is probably not a person that needs a quad core phone and for those of us hardcore users that will maximize the potential of four cores and 2 gigs of ram, that is not nearly enough juice. Say what you will but what's the use of the latest and greatest specs if it's dead in your pocket? The s3 is still king of the hill for now, boys.
     
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    The DNA is a powerhouse of a phone with a fantastic screen, but the non removable battery is a BIG drawback, and the lack of storage is another huge drawback, 11 gigs useable space is a no no for me, I already have 35 gigs of high resolution music and high resolution movies on my 64 gig micro sd card, and I can listen and watch my content wherever I want "no need for data". And in regards to touch whiz or sense, I use Nova launcher on my S3 and Rezound, better than either of those two.
     
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    I am in the same mode. I have issue with the current phones limited storage and then no additional card slot. It kills the whole thing for me. They keep talking about iPad/iPhone killers and it ain't gonna happen if you limit the storage....at least for me. No, I don't have an either iProduct. I have a Bionic, but am considering an upgrade. Was looking at Win 8 phones and same situation.....no card slot. I have a 32GB card on my Bionic, loaded with music. I use it in my car, at work and on the road, for my music and it replaces the need for the iPod. So why can't the latest and greatest do the same?
     
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