LG Ally Purchase Poll

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  1. danDroid
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    Are you considering purchasing the LG Ally?
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    Not me. I have a Moto Droid. I would have for the better keyboard. but after learning about the detailed specs of each phone, I dont want something that similar. I dont want the Inc., but I would probably pick the Inc. over the Ally, and I want a physical keyboard....lol

    Now, if I didnt have the Droid? Tougher question. I'm not even sure I woulda got the Droid if the Ally was out, the keyboard looks better. Since I know the touch screens are so good on the Droid and Inc., I might have got an Eris.

    Capacitive FTW.

    **All this would have been before doing research on the specs of the phones and before I learned about rooting***
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    And lets not forget reception. My phone has to be a good phone first and foremost.

    If the Ally had better reception? Even tougher question.
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    PS: This poll isn't going to accomplish much since most here already have a Droid of some type :blink:
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    LOL! I wasnt expecting that big pic. lol Please tell us how it is when you get it. And at $49 NE2?!?!

    I see I forgot to put price into my equation..(I know the Droid can be had for $20 now but still, I brand new smartphone that cheap?)

    But with ppl that want a physical keyboard, I wonder how many Droids are gonna sell now? That keyboard definitely looks nice on the Ally. I dont think most folks in the general public will research the detailed specs. I can see the Ally getting decent sale numbers.
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    :) His name is Hewson -- I found him in Google images. I'll gladly post a review soon after. I'm hoping for improved battery and phone quality without losing much processor performance. The Moto and HTC Droids are $149 with my NE2+online discount.
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    Bogo

    In California, there is a Buy One Get One Free going on for the Moto Droid. I don't know if that applies with your NE2?? But if so, that makes for a better price......
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    Phone price is pretty insignificant considering data plan. I tried the Moto Droid and had unresolvable issues with phone quality and short battery life so I returned it.
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    Looks like a BB storm with a slider,not a bad thing, just very similar looking to it. I 'm interested in performance on this as well, looking forward to your review!
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    I know that i wont get it but i will defiantly check it out because i might be a nice phone for my sister
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    Looks like a BB storm with a slider,not a bad thing, just very similar looking to it. I 'm interested in performance on this as well for the wifey, looking forward to your review!
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    We cover all Verizon Android phones :)

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    MobileTechReview: LG Ally
    • "800 x 480 capacitive touch screen is very sharp and bright-- we like"
    • "The user interface is responsive, and we had no issues with lag"
    • "There's an embedded d-pad on the right (handy for text editing)"
    • "has excellent call quality on both incoming and outgoing ends"
    • "We were pleasantly surprised that it held its own against the HTC Incredible and Nexus One"
    • "Battery life is solid for a high end smartphone and we had no problem making it through the day with heavy use"
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    All I can say is do a compare on Verizon's site between the Ally, Moto Droid, and the HTC Inc. You lose with the Ally.
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    Yep, I see the LG loses Skype Mobile, Voice Dialing, V CAST Media Manager, some camera mega-pixels and $100 off the price.:icon_ cry:
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    I ordered it because I sold my Droid back in February on craigslist while it was still sort at a good resale price. I don't like the cheap feeling slider or cheapy keyboard on the Droid. I think the Droid graphics are nicer probably but in overall basic phone use I think the ally is going to be a more solid performer but it is a newer phone and is made by LG not Motorola who has terrible quality issues. The ally is an ordinary looking phone though. I' ordered it already and will give it the trial month and if it seems good I'll keep it. I don't know how good it works with playing games and how good the sound is but hopefully it's not bad. It definitely is not a power hog like the Incredible.

    Vcast media manager can be downloaded and installed from Verizon part of android market. Maybe the voice dialer can be also. I never used that on the Droid anyway. I bet the dialer itself on the ally works better to. :)
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    Correction it comes wth the voice dialer feature.
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    I don't think this phone will be a big seller, even if the price is low.