So...What ONE function sold you on the Droid?

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    Just as the title says, what ONE function drew you to or sold you on the Droid?

    No cheating, think about it and narrow it down to one.


    For me, the instant I saw OPEN SOURCE. I was sold.
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    Android + VERIZON, ok that's two things but they go hand in hand :)
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    wifi really.. that's originally why i wanted the storm 2
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    I knew very little about Android before researching all this, so I guess Open Source = Android, either way, thats what sold me and rest is just BONUS goods. :p
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    Beastly screen resolution. Best mobile web experience I have ever seen hands down. Even if the browser is slightly slower than safari, it has to render more than 2x the amount of data!
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    physical keyboard.
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    Open source and 10000+ apps. I began the researching right then
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    Slider Keyboard, for an uncluttered screen for texting, browsing, the use of my applications without the virtual keyboard in my way. I am tired of only being to see a sliver of the screen whenever I have to enter data.

    All the rest of the stuff, is just icing on the cake to me.
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    Same here...
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    I was always considering the Droid from the time i heard about it long ago back in the Sholes/Tao days. However the one thing that really caused me to KNOW i wanted it was when I heard about Google Nav :D
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    android 2.0 - I just love where this is heading....
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    I would have to say the phone in a whole ;-)
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    One thing: GOOGLE EXPERIENCE
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    That's it for me too.
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    Android 2.0 is the #1 for me...

    Not far behind is the Google experience and physical keyboard.

    Game.Set.Match.
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    What sold me on the droid was the storm 2, i waited for so long for that phone just to be disappointed when i touched it.
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    Hey there wreckerdriver, welcome to the forums. Glad to see another face around here. Yeah i was thinking the same thing about the storm 2, i wanted it ever sense i didn't get my storm 1st. Was really bumbed by the specs and really most things about it.
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    I just hope the droid doesn't disappoint me. The last time i upgraded i got a phone kept it for three weeks didn't like it, took it back got a different one and kept it for three weeks didn't like it. Altell made me keep the fourth one, wouldn't let me trade again. got stuck with a 8330 curve:(
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    Multi-functional. I thought I was getting that in my Treo but I didn't.
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    lol i love this.. it really is hard to narrow it down to one thing!