I came to the Vivid from the BB Torch. The transition to Android was bumpy, but I had to drop the BB like a hot potato. Anyway, I do feel like I have to handle the Vivid gingerly, due to it's size and the back plate. It is all worth it. Speed, smoothness, brilliant screen, and the envy of all my friends. Worth it. And the camera is fantastic, both still and video!
Not a fail...LEARN before you type a comment. They are not like Verizon phones that require an LTE radio and a seperate CDMA radio to allow simul voice and data. LTE is a data only network still for both carriers, however, AT&T is able to use a single... (continues)
So, 1620 is actually not as bad as you think. Most of the old HTC's have 1500 mAh and some newer around 1700. As far as all the phones of the same specs these battery life's are not that horrible as you seem to think. ANY android you will have to do a... (continues)
"However, if you're not prone to actually using your phone to converse with people, this can be overlooked, especially since the zippy data speeds make it a great mobile internet device."
This isn't a cell phone it's a small tablet computer with a crumby phone attached. Come on now, really? What is going on with the cell phone industry? Are we supposed to carry two devices with us? one for surfing the web and another to call someone?
I recently got this phone at Best Buy Mobile, and have it in Indianapolis, Indiana. My data speed is pulling 24.8 down, 12.6 up...pretty impressive. The LTE network goes live in two days here...maybe it will get better.
I agree with the voice quality on phone calls, but it should get better if they ever open up LTE to voice calls not just data.