Hey everyone. Need opinions...

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    Loooooong time BB user. I'm talking 2000-2001 before BB's even existed and RIM was making the "AOL Mobile Communicator."

    MCSE, RHCSE, always been the BES Architect/Engineer at corporations where I have worked.

    Tired of BB always lagging behind so making the jump to Android.

    After much debate I ordered an X as opposed to the 2.

    Problem is, I don't care much about media... I don't watch many videos on my phones, don't listen to music (still have an iPod for that), and RARELY do any serious web surfing. I am however a HUGE user of email, IM's, texting etc. So even though all of this suggests that I should probably get a Droid 2, I couldn't help but order the X. Anyone know why? LOL

    I had the original BB Storm, and I have used iPhones so I'm not new to touchscreens.

    I guess I'll give the X a shot for a week or so and trade it for a 2 if I'm not happy. Any thoughts? Feel free to vote in the poll above :)
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    I suggest a visit to a VZW store and giving each phone a test drive. The X is larger which many do not like. The choice is personal go test drive.

    Mike
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    +1 on the trip to VZW just don't let a salesperson talk you into something you don't want
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    Gotta go with the visit to the store. It's like buying a car; everyone has a different need so you have to see what's best for you.
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    If I've got to pay for it, you're going to get a Droid X. If you are going to pay for it, get the one you want. As said before, visit the Verizon store and play with them. Ignore the sales people.
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    Abe21599 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad

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    also, ignore tehm when they say download a task killer. will help you in the long run
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    You may find a droid disappointing in Email handling compared to a Crackberry. But there are apps in the market place to download that are much better then the native droid apps for mail. K9 for one.