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    I'm a Verizon Trophy user. I've become eligible for an upgrade recently when lo and behold the Laser is announced. I currently have 7.8 on my Trophy and have never had any problems with it.

    I'm wondering if current 8x/822 users would have upgraded if they knew this phone was coming, or would you have upgraded to your current phone anyway?
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    It was announced?
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    Ok, announced is a strong word, rumored.
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    For me, the 8X was jumping in head first to WP, ditching iOS. I'm happy with the device, and the OS.

    I'll get the "laser" and give my wife the 8X though. Better camera and Nokia exclusives would be nice.
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    Nope, got the 822 and love it. Good way to stay proficient with an OS to is try and stay up to date. When, and if, the Laser comes, I'll have 80% of the OS working or me and won't have to learn anything but the new stuff. Up to now, I have bought off contract but depending on the specs of the Laser, I may go for a contract. This is based on me not using a majority of the WP8 capabilities now so probably wouldn't use all the new stuff anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kmoth View Post
    I'm a Verizon Trophy user. I've become eligible for an upgrade recently when lo and behold the Laser is announced. I currently have 7.8 on my Trophy and have never had any problems with it.

    I'm wondering if current 8x/822 users would have upgraded if they knew this phone was coming, or would you have upgraded to your current phone anyway?
    Let's say when the Laser is released, they announce/rumor the Lightening (made-up name) to be released 6 months from then. Are you going to wait for the Lightening phone? What if they announce/rumor the new Lightening 2? If you keep waiting for the next newest phone, you will always be waiting. There will always be something new on the horizon 6 months from now. You have to bite the bullet at some point. Unless you have endless funds to spend every 6 months on the newest and greatest phone.
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    I told my self from day 1 that I was not going to get an 8x (not enough storage/ wanted the Nokia apps) or a Lumia 822 (it would have been an awesome phone in 2011), and that I would wait for either a 922 or a Samsung flagship.

    Then the Samsung was never announced and black Friday came where I got an 8x (loved my Trophy). The phone is really nice but the aspects that I like are OS based and not phone based. 16 gig is simply not enough storage.

    Long story short, yes I wish that I had waited for a "total package" to be released.
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    It pisses me off that Verizon keeps this all hush hush when they know their customers want a high end Windows phone just so they can sell the lower end models. I guess Verizon would rather loose customers than to tell its customers hold on we're getting a high end device if you want a high end device, be patient I would have been if I had even an inclination of what was on the horizon for Verizon. (notice my clever rhyme). But I had no Idea so I bailed out and moved to at&t. Makes no sense to me. I would have liked to stay with Verizon. . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by jlynnm350z View Post
    It pisses me off that Verizon keeps this all hush hush when they know their customers want a high end Windows phone just so they can sell the lower end models. I guess Verizon would rather loose customers than to tell its customers hold on we're getting a high end device if you want a high end device, be patient I would have been if I had even an inclination of what was on the horizon for Verizon. (notice my clever rhyme). But I had no Idea so I bailed out and moved to at&t. Makes no sense to me. I would have liked to stay with Verizon. . .
    Really? I can't wait to leave Verizon. Still no Portico update, no group messaging, they over charge everything while charging for everything. Now that Sprint is on board in going back there when my contract is up.


    As for the 8x, I love it. I'm not upset I didn't wait.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkgift View Post
    Really? I can't wait to leave Verizon. Still no Portico update, no group messaging, they over charge everything while charging for everything. Now that Sprint is on board in going back there when my contract is up.


    As for the 8x, I love it. I'm not upset I didn't wait.
    Yea have fun with Sprint's ****ty service. They are cheap for a reason.
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    Quote Originally Posted by juststart View Post
    Yea have fun with Sprint's ****ty service. They are cheap for a reason.
    Actually I was with Sprint for 9 and half yrs until last March, and never had a problem with their service. Where I live in the Tri State area (Central New Jersey, about a half hour south of NYC) service on all networks are equal...and if u happened to roam on the rare occasion, u roamed off Verizon. So literally no difference. Plus Sprints data speeds here (3G...my only 4G experience is with Verizon, so I can't compare 4G speeds) are noticeably faster due to not capping them. So yeah, thanx for the well wishes, but I think I'm good.
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    If I didn't have a Surface I would buy it off contract in a heartbeat! But now that i have a tablet device i carry with me everywhere, i use my phone so much less! 8x probably being much lighter and smaller than this laser device, I'll keep the 8x.

    still very interested in the laser device though, just won't get it.
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    Probably not, had my trophy long enough and I was able to use my update. I honestly could not wait at all. I preordered my 8x the day I was allowed to. And got it once they told me it was in. I also do not regret it one bit either. No problems at all. I knew it would be awhile until Nokia released a high end Lumia. If there is a high end Lumia when I am able to update again I will most likely get that. For now, I will enjoy my 8X.
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    Anyone complaining about Sprint's service in areas upgraded with LTE/Network Vision equipment on each tower needs to take a very serious second look before whinning about it.
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    I'm in an area with their upgraded lte service. No area has been upgraded 100% so it is spotty at best. Plenty of dropped calls, poor voice quality, inconsistent data, and weak signals.
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    I am totally satisfied with my 822 no need to change at this point. My phone does what I want it to do and it does it well..
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    My wifes 8X and my 822 does everything we have ever needed and much much more. These phones are amazing. Yes, two years from now, we'll get new phones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by juststart View Post
    Yea have fun with Sprint's ****ty service. They are cheap for a reason.
    Why does everyone always have to do that? Not everyone's experience is the same. Location matters.

    Sorry Sprint didn't work out for you btw.

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