AT&T's Second Android Phone is Locked Down Too

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smeeIT

This is exactly why we're switching to Verizon.

 

AT&T+Apple=Phat Phail

 

HTC Incredible, here I come. 

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dragonziggy

it sounds like ATT has been sleeping in Apple's bed a little too long... they are so used to users having no options they don't know how to let people do what they want...lol

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j0k3r.31337

just sayin but on the voice and data at the same time thing. att isnt only one that can do it ive been doin it on sprint for a few phones now. but ya i agree att androids suck. i work for them and cant stand them and are so buggy as well. stock is never fun thats y i rooted my samsung moment android really can be so much more the  iphone os when u want to be able to customize and develope

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BobbyPhoenix

You can buy an unlocked Nexus One to use with AT&T, and AT&T can't do a damn thing about it as far as locking it down, so you can have the full Android meal.  Also T-Mo can do the voice and data at the same time because both carriers use the same technology.  As far as speed goes T-Mo's upgrading their 3G towers, and so far here in Orlando, FL I get 5.85 MBPS downloads on it.  That's pretty fast in my book.

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MdX MaxX

Damn.  I'm sure they'll do the same with the new Samsung Captivate as well.

Once I get a job I'm switching to T-Mobile and getting a Galaxy S or a Nexus One.
(I'm 16 BTW) 

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rlynker

I had been holding out for AT&T to get onboard with the Android phones.  When I first heard about the new Aria, I had a bit of hope.  However, its specs weren't even close to that of the Nexus One and Incredible.  I then switched to Verizon and ordered a Droid Incredible.  This piece of news only confirms that I made the right choice.

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Pyrophorics

The ONLY reason to go with AT&T is because they can do simultaneous data and voice. Once other carriers hit 4g, there will be nothing but the iPhone keeping people on AT&T. Hopefully the rumors are true about a Verizon phone in September.

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Danthrax66

EVO 4g FTW!!!!!!!!!! Oh and unlimited calls to any cellphone and unlimited (truly unlimited) data and tethering and my city actually getting 4g.

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TheTrevon

Not surprising in the least.

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Danthrax66

If you want an android phone go to Verizon or sprint (getting an evo at the end of the month :D ). At&t wouldn't be a company anymore if they didn't have the iphone.

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