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fakehunter
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Cell Phone Question

Postby fakehunter » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:21 pm

This may be stupid, but I'm buying a new cell phone this week, and I'm trying to decide between the Droid Razr Maxx, which has great battery, and anything else, because besides for the battery, I hate the Maxx.

Anyone, is great battery life important? Do law students need to use their cells often compared to the average college student? Is it likely that I would usually be near an outlet, anyway, so battery life would barely concern me?

Thanks!

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby ph14 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:23 pm

fakehunter wrote:This may be stupid, but I'm buying a new cell phone this week, and I'm trying to decide between the Droid Razr Maxx, which has great battery, and anything else, because besides for the battery, I hate the Maxx.

Anyone, is great battery life important? Do law students need to use their cells often compared to the average college student? Is it likely that I would usually be near an outlet, anyway, so battery life would barely concern me?

Thanks!


There are outlets all over the place in law school.

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby NoleinNY » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:43 pm

Rock a BlackBerry. Touch screens are TTT…

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby Chucky21 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:49 pm

Droid all the way. I am biased though, I have the bionic.

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby kaiser » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:56 pm

NoleinNY wrote:Rock a BlackBerry. Touch screens are TTT…


Not sure if serious...

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby kaiser » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:58 pm

fakehunter wrote:This may be stupid, but I'm buying a new cell phone this week, and I'm trying to decide between the Droid Razr Maxx, which has great battery, and anything else, because besides for the battery, I hate the Maxx.

Anyone, is great battery life important? Do law students need to use their cells often compared to the average college student? Is it likely that I would usually be near an outlet, anyway, so battery life would barely concern me?

Thanks!


I have a Droid 3, which doesn't have a wonderful battery, but I'm now in the habit of keeping my charger in my backpack, so I can charge it anywhere and anytime. Law school has outlets all over the place. So don't pick a phone just based on battery if you don't like the features, interface, size, etc.

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby ph14 » Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:01 am

Buy an extended battery.

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby Void » Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:07 am

Outlets are everywhere. Plus, you'll probably use your phone less as a law student, as you will have basically no life.

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby LSATNightmares » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:46 am

I rarely use my phone, because when I'm in school I'm in class or the library with my phone on silent. I encourage friends and family to email me, as I always have my computer. Thus, battery life isn't important to me. Plus, there are plenty of outlets usually.

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby fakehunter » Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:16 pm

Okay, thanks guys!

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby Kikero » Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:41 pm

Not commenting on the law student usage aspect of this situation, since I'm an 0L, but I will say that I have the Razr Maxx (also bought it just for the battery life) and I've come to love the phone. It's very responsive and the screen is good, and even with the larger battery than the regular Droid Razr it is one of the least clunky phones out there. Obviously I'm not telling you that you need to buy the Maxx, but I don't think you would be disappointed if you do.

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby apollo2015 » Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:12 pm

How much are the monthly costs of these phones?

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby Boquita » Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:16 pm

The RAZR MAXX is a good cell phone. I personally use the Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Google Nexus. I've purchased an extra battery and out of the phone battery charger so I can charge my dead battery and keep a fully charged one in the phone with me. Usually my phone dies around 4 pm, depending on my usage, then I pop in the fully charged battery that lasts the rest of the day. I've done that with a few different Droid phones over the years. I chose the Nexus over the Maxx because of Ice Cream Sandwich software and the NFC chip inside. I love the Nexus!

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby jim-green » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:38 pm

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Re: Cell Phone Question

Postby anon sequitur » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:41 pm

jim-green wrote:I am looking for a phone that can do internet and gmail without a data plan, just using wi-fi. Any suggestions? i have AT&T now but am willing to switch companies.


Just do pre-paid and bring your own device, bro. Try straighttalk or myredpocket or one of the other dozen MVNO's out there that work on AT&T frequencies, you can use whatever phone you're using now.




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