need advice on getting new phone

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  1. thevamplestat25

    thevamplestat25 New Member

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    My bionic broke and my upgrade is available. I'm looking at phones. Lg intuition,galaxy s4, galaxy note2. I need pros and cons. The intuition is in my budget now. Would have to wait for the other two but I don't know anyone with an intuition so Don't know how it is. Thanks
     
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    As an s4 users I can say I can't really find any cons with the phone without nitpicking. The back of the phone is quite slippery, however, I have rid of this problem with a custom battery cover and this could easily be solved with a case. Pros.....just about everything....great display, fast without a hiccup, smooth, constant strong signals, etc.

    What is your budget? I know there have been a couple of good deals for the s4 for new contract/upgrade and the note 2 is seeing a price drop with the upcoming release of the note 3. I think I just saw someone pick up the s4 for $95 after new contract.
     
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    Great time for an upgrade...you have so many choices...what budget price range you looking?...

    Do you want larger phone? Note 2 should drop since Note 3 is here...LG 2 looks like a beast...HTC one ...s4 ...both solid...

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    Well I can go too 100$ and more if I bill it to my account. But if I want out of pocket I can do less than $100
     
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    What I like in a phone is good camera removable memory or 32g internal memory. I like fast phones. I loved my bionic but it just got slower and slower :/ and now gas a hard wear issue not covered under warranty so time for an upgrade. I also like gorilla glass phones
     
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    Also the $94 for an s4 how did he pull that off!! Great deal lol would deff get an s4
     
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    Ha ha also I'm planing to purchase one today so once I figure out which one I need too figure out the cheapest way to buy it lol online or in store
     
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    Definitely check online once you decide on which phone...

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    Thanks. How do u like the note 2?
     
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    Check around different retailers; Amazon, Walmart, Target, etc. Usually they have their own little deals going on. Kinda bitter as I paid quite a bit more than what I've seen/heard it going for now, just 2mo ago:mad:
     
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    Lol. True it sucks lol. Also if u had to pick a new phone what would it be or are you happy with what you got?
     
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    The Note 2 is pretty awesome. I've had mine for 8 months - no case and not a mark on it. Plus the battery life is just crazy. I usually plug in every day and a half to two days. Win!