[OFFICIAL] CES Presentation Discussion Thread.

Discussion in 'Droid Forums Member News Depot' started by cereal killer, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. pdroid
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    That's the current price on the USB modems, apparently - for phones that's a non-starter IMO
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    All I want to know is.....With $50 & $80 data plans...

    Can I do like the Evo and toggle between 4g and 3g? If so..I'm KEEPING my unlimited 3g data plan, and getting the CHEAPEST 4g plan possible.
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    I'm FULLY prepared for Tmobile & AT&T to now take jabs at Verizon for jumping the 4g gun...yet not even have a pricing plan available.

    Crying Wolf at it's finest.

    "Hey...we have 4g...but...it wont be available until we release the pricing plans..which...we can't discuss".
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    So disappointed. So, so very disappointed :/ What a letdown.
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    From what I understand the only new device* featured that will be dual-core is the Bionic.

    smartphone that is
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    And even then, I still want to wait for a phone with 1Gig of RAM :s It sucks to be picky.
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    i said it. the girl rep for verizon said that's current pricing for 4g data but it hasn't been confirmed if that pricing will be the same for 4g cell phones, that's still being straightened out. i've had the incredible for 15 days and haven't used 1gb of data yet... i thought i would have used more but i guess not
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    Yeah, there really isn't a slam-dunk "oh, this is THE phone" out of what little I know. And I still really want to know data plan pricing. 4G sounds awesome but I don't need to sacrifice my first born for it.
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    you may be waiting a while then. The Atrix is running a docking application that needs the extra RAM thus the 1GB. The Atrix will be memory hungry and people don't understand that just yet.

    Once you start using up that memory for applications your talking about an even more memory starved state.
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    my post before this one says that those prices aren't confirmed for 4g cell phones.

    i would love to see unlimited data for 4g phones but i dont know how likely it is. verizon clearly wants to get more of a profit this year and putting a cap on data use would certainly help them achieve their goal. i dont even use 1gb so i could deal with a 5gb limit. i know the charges would be bad if i ever went over that so i'm hoping for an unlimited option. i'm keeping my incredible until i'm able to upgrade again and when i'm able to i'll go with 4g. guess i should start saving extra money for it now
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    The thing that I hate is I've been waiting to upgrade since october and now it looks like i'll be waiting
    About three more months to get a new phone... At least I like my og droid.

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums App
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    CK, I know you have been on the Olympus/Atrix bandwagon but with the announcement of the Bionic is that swaying you?

    Any word on the superphone from Samsung we were hearing rumors about?
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    No release dates for phones, no pricing plans for the data packages/4g plans, they refuse to comment on tethering, The Samsung device they released doesnt have a name. Just "Samsung 4g LTE device", the conference was a bore. The speakers seemed full of themselves, The Droid Bionic is 512MB ram instead of 1gb..even with a dual core. Verizon Wireless also has cancelled the New Every Two AND the idea of an annual early upgrade earlier this week.

    Verizon is already a top contender for "Who Had The Worst 2011"
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    so much for ces, huh?
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    I like the Bionic a lot. I personally don't care about docking capabilities and it's pretty much useless to me. Brilliant idea no doubt and for those that can take advantage of it all the better. But for me I have no use for it. Sort of like a FFC. Useless and gimmicky unless I need it for business (which I don't)

    I like a 4" screen but is 4.3" going to a deal breaker? Heck no. I don't get caught up in the minutia : )

    Give me a high rez screen, great looking hardware (subjective opinion) and a Tegra 2 and I'm happy.

    The Bionic is a perfect match if I decide to get it.

    As far as the Samsung Stealth I have not heard anything else about.
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    I'm in the same boat. I was really excited to hear about the Bionic. I was hoping for a 4.3" screen (personal preference obviously) and the Tegra 2. Hopefully they have made some improvements on the camera. The screen is what I would like to see more of since I don't really know what a qHD is.

    Was hoping to hear more from Samsung. Hopefully something at their keynote at 730est
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    qHD is a quarter of high def

    The screen is going to be outstanding on this thing.
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    QHD, Quarter High Definition, 960 × 540

    Edit: Great minds CK, great minds.
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    That's what I like to hear. I can deal with the 512 RAM, I would like the 1gb, but that's ok as long as the screen is amazing and its running the tegra 2. :)
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    As I responded to someone's tweets last night and have said in a couple threads here, the 1GB in the Atrix is highly over-rated. That beast has a "docking application" (aka a 2nd pure Linux OS) running in the background for that docking station / netbook accessory. In the end the Bionic will have more memory available for applications.