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  1. Greekguyrob's Avatar
    After years of having the iPhone since day one I have decided to take a leap of faith and come over to the Android platform. My brother showed me the Samsung Infuse 4g and I was very impressed. I like the large screen on it since I love watching content on my phone right now. I know that Netflix isn't currently available for this phone yet, but are there any other apps that you would recommend I download. I use the camera on my phone a lot and apps like instagram. I get my phone in 2 weeks when I do my upgrade.
    Terrigno likes this.
    06-13-2011 01:40 PM
  2. Simba501's Avatar
    Welcome.

    I think you'll find that Android blows iOS out of the water, which is a joke imo.
    06-13-2011 01:43 PM
  3. radiojh's Avatar
    i just did the same leap...............so glad i did!
    06-13-2011 01:51 PM
  4. Andrawer's Avatar
    Also came from an iPhone 4 (and 3g's)...the Infuse is a an excellent phone and Android is OK but quality isn't quite there yet compared to the IOS apps. Reminds me of my "Windows Mobile v6" and old Palm OS phones I used in the past.

    Give yourself a few days to play around, learn and get used to the Infuse and I think you'll end up liking it quite a bit...the Android google navigation and voice commands work very well.

    Battery life will take some getting used to but you can do it.

    I miss Netflix also but to be honest, the majority of movies I try to find aren't available for streaming.

    4.5" is a big + for myself even though some of the text is quite thin and kinda pixelated, I haven't figured out how or which fonts might be better.

    I like the Infuse a lot and am glad I made the switch.
    06-13-2011 02:58 PM
  5. Egidio's Avatar
    Also jumped ship from iPhone 3G to Android and am loving every second of it! Great phone!
    06-13-2011 04:00 PM
  6. Terrigno's Avatar
    I commend you all to stepping into the "winners" circle Download beautiful widgets to have a sweet HTC Sense style homescreen clock with weather

    And JuiceDefender Plus is working really good on my battery these days
    06-13-2011 04:03 PM
  7. Greekguyrob's Avatar
    I commend you all to stepping into the "winners" circle Download beautiful widgets to have a sweet HTC Sense style homescreen clock with weather

    And JuiceDefender Plus is working really good on my battery these days
    I do like the HTC Sense style homescreen lock. I'm actually using it on my IPhone 4.
    06-13-2011 05:51 PM
  8. Greekguyrob's Avatar
    I do like the HTC Sense style homescreen lock. I'm actually using it on my IPhone 4.
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    06-13-2011 05:53 PM
  9. hexbyte's Avatar
    Sounds like alot of us folks have jumped the iphone ship. I went from the iphone 4 to Samsung Infuse and haven't looked back.
    Terrigno likes this.
    06-13-2011 06:05 PM
  10. Cranky's Avatar
    Gee, I feel left out. I jumped from a Blackberry Bold to an Infuse.
    06-13-2011 06:16 PM
  11. Quiley's Avatar
    I too made the switch and really commend everyone that has! OR will!!! I agree that android is still building and developing but have some great apps already. I love the Infuse for it's screen and capabilities. My old iphone looks so odd when you put it on top of the Infuse. I can't imagine having to go back to that size screen. I also love that it's so light for a larger device...it's like a mini-tablet!!!!
    Terrigno likes this.
    06-13-2011 06:33 PM
  12. aapold's Avatar
    I came from a palm pre+. though it wasn't entirely my decision, I'm now glad for it.
    06-13-2011 07:03 PM
  13. Terrigno's Avatar
    Gee, I feel left out. I jumped from a Blackberry Bold to an Infuse.
    Dont feel left out Cranky. I jumped form the BlackBerry Bold to the HTC Aria and that started my Android Addiction Welcome to the board guys!
    06-13-2011 07:51 PM
  14. Terrigno's Avatar
    Just a reminder. For the new people that have jumped ship. Play with the phones for a bit. Learn what Android is like. Your on Operating System Froyo which is widespread. The Latest for an Android Phone is Gingerbread (Which hopefully we should eventually see an update). Froyo 2.2 is the masses. Eclair 2.1 was the old system and then it was Donut 1.6 before. Googles working on Ice Cream Sandwich for phones. But I dont know if that will ever come to the Infuse.

    But Look around the boards. Start checking out what Android Devices are capible of. I commend you guys on jumping ship to the first AT&T Android Device that allows you to sideload apps outside of Googles Android Market. So that means you can search the web for an App (APK FILE) and download it to your phone and install it without rooting or manually sideloading. But before you do that if you intend to, read up on some things. Check out the stickys. Head on over to the Captivate Forum and look at some stuff in there also. The Captivate is like the Infuse, but it just didnt have its workout. The Infuse is a Cappy on steroids. Again. Welcome to the board guys!
    06-13-2011 07:54 PM
  15. Egidio's Avatar
    Terrigno, you always provide excellent information.

    One word to Android newbies like me: check out the Amazon Android app store. They have a paid app free every day and also at times have lower prices on similar apps found in the Android Market.
    06-13-2011 09:41 PM
  16. Greekguyrob's Avatar
    Terrigno, you always provide excellent information.

    One word to Android newbies like me: check out the Amazon Android app store. They have a paid app free every day and also at times have lower prices on similar apps found in the Android Market.
    I think I read today that there is a possible security issue with the Amazon App store.
    06-13-2011 11:17 PM
  17. Terrigno's Avatar
    Terrigno, you always provide excellent information.

    One word to Android newbies like me: check out the Amazon Android app store. They have a paid app free every day and also at times have lower prices on similar apps found in the Android Market.
    Indeed! Yes Sir. That should be the #1 app people download. Just to check it everyday for the Free App. Glow Hockey 2 Pro is free today and the first one was a SWEET Game. Definitely check that one out. Thanks for the words Egidio!
    06-14-2011 04:40 AM
  18. Greekguyrob's Avatar
    Thanks for all the input. I'm counting down the days until I trade my iPhone 4 for the Infuse 4g. This will be the longest 12 days. I work at an office that is divided. Half of us have iPhone 4's and the other half have androids. (1 Evo 4g, a Thunerbolt and a Droid X). I've always thought the Android platform looked great. What really sold me was when my brother showed me his Infuse. I was blown away by it. He has since changed to the Droid Charge.
    06-14-2011 08:32 AM
  19. Terrigno's Avatar
    Thanks for all the input. I'm counting down the days until I trade my iPhone 4 for the Infuse 4g. This will be the longest 12 days. I work at an office that is divided. Half of us have iPhone 4's and the other half have androids. (1 Evo 4g, a Thunerbolt and a Droid X). I've always thought the Android platform looked great. What really sold me was when my brother showed me his Infuse. I was blown away by it. He has since changed to the Droid Charge.
    Thats cool! He switch carriers? I hear of people switching out these phones like there switching carriers like its nothing? lol
    06-14-2011 11:32 AM
  20. Greekguyrob's Avatar
    Thats cool! He switch carriers? I hear of people switching out these phones like there switching carriers like its nothing? lol
    He works for Best Buy Mobile so they pay for his phone.


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    06-14-2011 11:39 AM
  21. anon(360619)'s Avatar
    I have made the switch to Android with the Samsung Infuse. I had an iPhone 3Gs and had a true love/hate for it. My wife is sticking with her iPhone and so is my daughter. They think I am making a mistake. I hope I am not.

    I was tired of all the hype for the iPhone 5 that is still just a rumor about what it will be like and when it will be out.

    So far I like my phone. I have much to learn and not crazy about having to re-buy my apps if they are available. I am in the middle of my 30-day trial and so far I give the phone a THUMBS UP!!
    06-15-2011 10:15 AM
  22. Greekguyrob's Avatar
    Does anyone know if for certain that the Infuse will be getting the gingerbread update? I see that it's boing shipped to Canada with it. Also is the choice up to the cell carrier on whether or not the phones get the updates?


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    06-15-2011 11:18 AM
  23. Egidio's Avatar
    II was tired of all the hype for the iPhone 5 that is still just a rumor about what it will be like and when it will be out.
    I am a heavy Mac user and read a lot about Macs. I was also an iPhone 3G user for nearly 2.5 years. Like you, I also got tired of the hype of what might become of the iPhone 5. The more I read, the more I realized what will likely happen is just a small increment. Apple is not very firm if it'll even adopt 4G for the next iPhone iteration. Another thing I got tired of is Apple's control of the device. I like being able to do some customization, and the Infuse is great for that. I have had my Infuse now for a month and don't regret having made the switch at all. Yes, I had to buy no more than a handful of apps I had in the iPhone, but it is all worth it.

    Welcome to the other side of the fence!
    06-15-2011 02:05 PM
  24. reverendmilo's Avatar
    I am also new from ios.

    The only things I really miss are the fast app switching, Netflix, and good photomanipulation apps.

    I miss my tiltshift generator damn it!

    I do not miss iTunes, not being able to make playlist or photoalbums on the device itself.

    sent from my fancy pants Samsung Infuse
    06-15-2011 03:13 PM
  25. av8r's Avatar
    I am 10 days into my 30 day trial and so far I like the phone better than my iphone 4, but I'm gettting complaints from people about the quality of the calls. Has anyone else noticed this? Maybe my phone is defective.
    06-15-2011 06:43 PM
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