OK. - Owned Samsung Fascinate. Great phone. Traded into Verizon. - Got Thunderbolt when it was first released. Decent phone, bad battery, bad hotspot. LOVE the kickstand. Still own it, plan to trade it in. - Got Droid Charge when it was first released. Nice screen, terrible reception, hated the build quality. Returned it. - Got Droid Bionic when it was first released. Hotspot works great, battery was good, reception was hit-or-miss, call quality poor. Still own it, plan to trade it in. - Got Droid RAZR recently. Great call quality, great reception, hotspot iffy, battery requires some hardcore management. I did consider the Rezound. I used it at the Verizon store. So much jumped out at me that I don't know where to begin. It's UGLY. I mean physically UGLY. The rubberized back annoys me. The shape of the phone annoys me. The bulk of the phone annoys me. Don't even get me started on the red accenting. When I was a teenager, yes, I would have loved this design. Now that I'm an older, working professional, I look more forward to simplistic, professional designs. The screen looked little different from the Thunderbolt. The Thunderbolt has an OK screen and I'm generally alright with regular LCD, but the viewing angles are terrible, and the glass overtop is so thick that using the thing outdoors is a pointless endeavor due to the glare. Performance didn't impress me at all compared to what the RAZR was doing. And this I really didn't understand, given the form factor differences. I would think the Rezound should be light years faster. But the Rezound was jittery, stuttering, struggling to do certain animations for some reason. I can't stand that Beats Audio is forced upon you. I don't want it, don't care for it, don't care for the branding of it, and I don't care to make it look like even more of a tank just to get rid of the branding. ...so, I ask here. And I ask because I need to know. I am NOT trolling. I need to understand. Those that own the Rezound, please...ignore the HD screen for the moment. Pretend it doesn't exist. I mean do you guys actually enjoy the look of the phone? How often do you really use Beats? Do you care that Beats is likely swelling the price by $100-$200 just because it's on the device?