08-07-2011 07:26 PM
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  1. Duvi's Avatar
    if the screen is all that matters, it will probably look better on the Infuse, but this is why i rather get the nexus s. like someone mentioned, the 4' screen is a perfect size, at least for me.

    atrix or infuse... one thing is for sure, they're both awesome devices. i don't see you losing with either route you choose. if you're into custom roms and more free with hacking accompanied by the best screen experience, then the infuse may be for you. i like the size of the atrix and all that it brings. i'm not into rooting (as i didn't root my atrix or have a want/need to), so the atrix would have been my choice if i had to make that decision today.
    05-06-2011 02:52 PM
  2. IrateCustomer's Avatar
    This review solidified me going with the Atrix and keeping it even though I'll be able to exchange it if I wanted to. That benchmark score is abysmal, and note the battery usage issues as well. I'd rather have something smaller and more efficient than eye candy. After all, what good is eye candy if you're stuck waiting around to see it?
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    05-06-2011 03:36 PM
  3. Denver Max's Avatar
    This review solidified me going with the Atrix and keeping it even though I'll be able to exchange it if I wanted to. That benchmark score is abysmal, and note the battery usage issues as well. I'd rather have something smaller and more efficient than eye candy. After all, what good is eye candy if you're stuck waiting around to see it?
    Thanks for linking this review. I was having trouble finding details about the infuse at other news sites.

    Dealbreaker for me: From Atrix to Infuse, I'd increase my screen size but decrease my screen resolution. What a waste. Maybe super-amoled is great, but it can't prevent me from feeling like I switched to a large-print grandma phone.
    05-06-2011 03:57 PM
  4. sw33ndawg's Avatar
    Wait how did you get the discount price?

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    05-06-2011 05:22 PM
  5. Terrigno's Avatar
    I just read that the Infuse will have 16GB of internal storage and a 1750mAh battery. Yup, that sealed the deal for me
    05-06-2011 06:34 PM
  6. sw33ndawg's Avatar
    I just read that the Infuse will have 16GB of internal storage and a 1750mAh battery. Yup, that sealed the deal for me
    you mentioned youre getting the infuse at the upgrade price when you just got the atrix--how?
    05-06-2011 06:43 PM
  7. Dantastic's Avatar
    This review solidified me going with the Atrix and keeping it even though I'll be able to exchange it if I wanted to. That benchmark score is abysmal, and note the battery usage issues as well. I'd rather have something smaller and more efficient than eye candy. After all, what good is eye candy if you're stuck waiting around to see it?
    Wow, a 1750mAh battery and it could barely make it through the day? And I was thinking about giving this device a go . And then there's that 4.5 inch screen, the colors look gorgeous! But 4.5 and 480 x 800 just don't mix. The text looks so washed out and jagged that it makes a pentile matrix look good lol. The thinness of the phone is great, but with a Hummingbird processor clocked at 1.2 GHz and the phone being so thin, the phone is probably going to get really, REALLY hot, just like my sister's iphone 4 after an extended use (sorry guys, but PVZ and Cut the Rope are too addicting lol) and the iphone is only about a millameter thicker....oh well, I had hopes for this device, but it just has too many cons for me. Besides, ATT is NEVER going to reach 21mbps....at least not with HSPA+. Oh well.....the SGSII looks good, even with iphony touchwiz. Having the Atrix as my personal phone and the SGSII as a play phone (I just convinced my woman to switch to android and she has her eyes on the SGSII ) will be nice!
    05-06-2011 11:29 PM
  8. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    I am starting to lean more towards the Galaxy S2 ... Thinking about picking up one of the european models, they are $750 on Expansys. Not sure if I should hold out and see if at&t picks it up.
    05-07-2011 11:22 AM
  9. sw33ndawg's Avatar
    I am starting to lean more towards the Galaxy S2 ... Thinking about picking up one of the european models, they are $750 on Expansys. Not sure if I should hold out and see if at&t picks it up.
    Id wait, at&t is getting it. Don't ever buy a phone without a warranty

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    05-07-2011 02:11 PM
  10. dalvik's Avatar
    It'll have a manufacturer warranty for at least a year. ATT's warranty is bulls...t after 30 days the'll send you a refurb.....
    05-07-2011 03:34 PM
  11. sw33ndawg's Avatar
    It'll have a manufacturer warranty for at least a year. ATT's warranty is bulls...t after 30 days the'll send you a refurb.....
    I read that the manufacturers warranty is voided when the phone is used on a carrier not originally intended for it-was this false?
    05-07-2011 08:50 PM
  12. dalvik's Avatar
    Well, as far as i know companies usually release the same model under a few diff. names. Like for example LG Optimus 2 X known as LG G2X for T-mobile but i believe you can purchase this phone (the original name) without any contract with any carrier. That's how it works in many European countries. You just get the LG Optimus 2 X and use it with whatever carrier you choose they dont have branded US T-Mobile version there... and of course these phones come already manufacturer unlocked. So of course you have warranty on them.... See the most important thing is that the phone must be unlocked by the manufacturer and thats what i beleive Expansys sell... but honestly their prices are rip off so 8'd look elsewhere... but if you get a a carrier brwnded phone and unlock it then in this case yes you void the warranty
    05-07-2011 09:24 PM
  13. Duvi's Avatar
    It'll have a manufacturer warranty for at least a year. ATT's warranty is bulls...t after 30 days the'll send you a refurb.....
    so do the manufacturers... and the refurbs happen to be great models. any issues that may have been on the old ones are fixed. i have never had to replace a refurb.
    05-08-2011 01:25 AM
  14. Terrigno's Avatar
    you mentioned youre getting the infuse at the upgrade price when you just got the atrix--how?
    Well, I used to ask the same question myself. I remember talking to an AT&T rep about a month after I got my Atrix. And it wasnt about the Atrix, it was about trying to get an extra line off of my contact. Which she wipped for me at "NO CHARGE" (Since I was paying $10 a month for it) and we got into talking about Android and the tech and the Atrix at that. And I was saying how I had opened another line to get a different phone for the upgraded price. She was like normally when you order online you dont have to do that if your a high paying customer per month. She said look, you just got the Atrix and bumped your contact and it showing your eligible for another early upgrade already. I said wow! She was like yeah, AT&T should do a deal where people that switch phones out all the time can take advantage of a certain plan. But she assured me that when a new phone comes out to my taste, I could upgrade already at the dicounted price
    05-08-2011 05:21 AM
  15. CDG's Avatar
    That's interesting. How early or in how many months is it showing that you are eligible? The best I have been able to get is either a 15 month at full discount or a 6 month at discount + 75. I believe the 6 month has gone up in price but I am not quite sure what the amount is.
    05-08-2011 07:46 AM
  16. Terrigno's Avatar
    That's interesting. How early or in how many months is it showing that you are eligible? The best I have been able to get is either a 15 month at full discount or a 6 month at discount + 75. I believe the 6 month has gone up in price but I am not quite sure what the amount is.
    It doesnt show me for some reason. I bought the Captivate brand new on the day it came out. Then I went to buy the Atrix and it showed the $200 price. So I took it. Dont know how long after that was. Maybe 6-7 months? I think the Captivate came out in August. Something like that. Even if they didnt give it to me for the discounted price, I can sell the Atrix and buy it for retail.

    Edit: Noticed this on AT&Ts site. You can take advantage of our full retail pricing option. Additional discounts may be available on 07/17/2012. More Details: Equipment discounts are available from time to time based on a number of factors: service tenure, spending levels, payment history, usage practices, and other factors

    Maybe because I make payments on time and have over a $110 bill every month? I dunno lol
    05-08-2011 10:44 AM
  17. IrateCustomer's Avatar

    Maybe because I make payments on time and have over a $110 bill every month? I dunno lol
    I wouldn't think so, as I pay around $160 a month and don't miss my payments and I've never received this type of treatment. I've been a member with AT&T since...since it was AT&T before it was Cingular Wireless LOL.
    05-10-2011 07:05 PM
  18. Duvi's Avatar
    If you pay $100 (per line) a month, your upgrades do come quicker. I was upgrading every year with my primary line.
    05-10-2011 08:34 PM
  19. zhelf's Avatar
    If you pay $100 (per line) a month, your upgrades do come quicker. I was upgrading every year with my primary line.
    +1 i pay about $170 a month and get yearly upgrades at discounted prices
    05-10-2011 09:50 PM
  20. crashybear's Avatar
    Seconded. Have a Atrix myself and it is a great balance - good battery life, no lags, great call quality and great storage up to 48Gb.

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    05-10-2011 10:45 PM
  21. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    It doesnt show me for some reason. I bought the Captivate brand new on the day it came out. Then I went to buy the Atrix and it showed the $200 price. So I took it. Dont know how long after that was. Maybe 6-7 months? I think the Captivate came out in August. Something like that. Even if they didnt give it to me for the discounted price, I can sell the Atrix and buy it for retail.

    Edit: Noticed this on AT&Ts site. You can take advantage of our full retail pricing option. Additional discounts may be available on 07/17/2012. More Details: Equipment discounts are available from time to time based on a number of factors: service tenure, spending levels, payment history, usage practices, and other factors

    Maybe because I make payments on time and have over a $110 bill every month? I dunno lol
    Alright we need an AT&T employee to clear this up. Having a bill over $100 has nothing to do with your early eligability. In reality it breaks down like this (these are two scenarios)

    Individual line (one person phone plan) gets STANDARD upgrade permission every 16 to 24 months. Now, depending on your on time payment history, late payment history, line suspensions, carrying past due balances and/or late fee tack ons... those can hinder your ability to upgrade. Pay on time for a year straight and maybe you'll get a 16 month upgrade or maybe earlier. Not trying to be rude or inconsiderate but being a "long time customer with AT&T" is like telling a dead person a story. It doesn't matter and it never will. If your a long time customer with AT&T and have 6 non pay suspensions, you are more of a pain in the *** than an honored customer and you don't deserve a phone before 24 months.

    Moving on...

    Then you have family plans (2-5 lines) there is one PRIMARY line that you can switch every month to get better incentives on phone and earlier upgrades. Being a primary line literally has absolutely nothing to do with who is the ACCOUNT HOLDER. So yes... the account holder does not have to be the primary line. My 6 year old brother can be the primary line on my account and it will still be in my name. No the bills wont go to my little brother he's 6... they will come to whoever owns the account.primary line is a pricing term used by agents (me) and customer service to give the customer one particular line better pricing, upgrade times, etc. Every line that is not primary is a SECONDARY LINE and again, depending on your payment history and so on might get those secondary lines earlier upgradeS.

    The end.

    Oh PS I use an Infuse and I love it. Thanks

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