First lte phone

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  1. alboboy10

    alboboy10 Senior Member

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    I just saw a commercial for the charge and they said it's the first android to be infused with verizon 4g lte

    Am I missing something or are the 20mbps speeds I'm getting actually on 3g? Lol
     
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    did it say android or did it say Droid?
     
  3. alboboy10

    alboboy10 Senior Member

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    I think android, but I could be wrong.
     
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    well its not the first android phone but it is the first 4G droid.
     
  5. Jhen80

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    The commercial said droid. Verizon stamps droid as it's own brand. TB is the first android on Verizon.

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    alboboy10 Senior Member

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    What's the difference between droid and android? How is it the first android? isn't droid a name for a phone whereas android is a platform
     
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    There is no difference it all comes down to marketing. that's why all the "droids" gets the red write boot animation.

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    Your absolutely right droid is a name or family of phones but android is the platform.
     
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    The Droid name is what VZW paid LucasFilms big $$ to use.....
     
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    do you mean that tb is the first android on verizon's 4g? because it is not the first android
     
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    Yes, On LTE is what he meant.
     
  12. MrKleen

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    Oh my goodness cmon...

    People seem to be so confused over this "Droid" name. I hear people that have Sprint android phones calling their phones "Droids". LOL

    Verizon brands certain phones with the name Droid... Its simply a name... Droid Eris, Droid 1, Droid 2, Droid X, Droid Incredible, Droid Charge.

    The Thunderbolt is not a Droid branded phone. It is a phone using the Android operating system like many others on any network. The T-Bolt is Verizon's first 4g phone but it is not a Droid.

    So when Verizon says the Charge is their first 4g Droid... They are correct.

    Yes it can be confusing, but its all just marketing. Everyone wants a "Droid"!
     
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    Not to mention that some people seem to think that the Thunderbolt is a lesser phone because it doesn't "earn" the Droid badge (i.e. Thunderbolt versus Droid Thunderbolt).