I'm elligable for a phone upgrade

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  1. DroidJ

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    My 2 choices are the Droid X and the Droid 2, I have the Droid. Will somebody tell me the pros and cons of both please? thanks in advance
     
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    Just hold out to early next year. You will want to shoot yourself for upgrading with the phones coming out.

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    I suggest you wait for Verizons 4g phones but if you can't wait id go with the dx if you don't mind a virtual keyboard

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    haha thanks, will do
     
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    Well the droid x has a bigger screen and no keyboard, and i would assume for you a bigger wow! factor, As for the droid 2 its more of the same as your original droid only faster and better responsive. I enjoy my og's keyboard although most people say that the droid 2's keyboard is an improvement. Are you rooted? But i would really just wait a few months... 4G!
     
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    I would do the droid probably or stick with the droid 2. The call is nice but a bit large.

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    Downside of the 4g phones will be the plans you have to buy to use them from what I've been reading. Quite a bit more expensive if the few articles I've read are right. Anyone know more about this yet?
     
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    Considering they haven't released Handset 4G pricing yet, I would say that if you live in a 4G area I would wait to see what the pricing ends up being.

    Considering the 4G pricing that was released is for, data-only devices and is actually cheaper than current 3G pricing for the exact same device ($59.99 for 5gb of 3G vs $50 for 5gb of 4G) I think there is a good chance that 4G handset pricing will be a minimal increase over current plans ($10 premium would be my guess).

    However, if you don't live in a 4G area, or near one in an area that is likely to be an early expansion area, I would just wait til the dual core phones come out and grab whichever one you fancy. If you are on a $49.99 or higher base plan (so the talk and text $59.99 plan or higher), you will have an upgrade in 12 months when 4G will likely be much more widespread.

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    I just got my D2 on September 1st, so I won't be eligible for the "early upgrade" until September 2011. I plan to wait and see what kind of handsets they come out with, read the reviews on them, and see what the plans are going for before I even think about 4G. (and I'm in one of the 4G cities)

    I'm quite happy with my D2. I don't want to jump into an "upgrade" to something that turns out to be a pain and end up paying more for 4G on a phone that's not all that great. I'd rather "wait and see" :)
     
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    Wait till 4G hits, like you said you were after Tank suggested it. :) Early 4G phones will be 3G capable, later ones might not be, so you'll still have the option of unlimited 3G at $30 a month if 4G isn't available in your area yet. And that's not even getting into the whole dual-core business, which is due out SOON.
     
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    is there a map that shows what areas are getting 4G first??

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