Review: Samsung Instinct
Possibly a good phone, but Sprint will screw it up!
I am seriously considering ditching Sprint. They used to have the best new phones of any carrier, but no...
Just a little more info to peak your interest, at the Webinar a Sprint official said the Instinct was designed with Android and Linux in mind and that Sprint plans to "embrace those environments with new devices in 4thQ 2009 to 1stQ 2010". So a version of Android or Linux should be available for the Instinct late 2009 to early 2010.
As to the bug problems, it is the carrier that is responsible for the firmware and software updates. A good case in point is with the HTC Touch. Alltel has already updated their Touch with GPS and EVDO Rev. A. This patch is publicly available on the HTC website. There is no patch for Sprint, and the Alltel patch is not compatible with Sprint, so that tells me it is Sprint that has not worked with HTC to g...
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