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Sandra Paulow, Real Estate Pro in Pinetop, AZ

I have got to get a new cell phone. I have looked and lookes and I don't have a clue what to get. Any suggestions? I'm a Verizon customer.

Asked by Sandra Paulow, Pinetop, AZ Sun Aug 1, 2010

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You should be shopping for an iPhone!
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu May 26, 2011

I have an iPhone, iPad and iMac…love them all! I would highly recommend going with the iPhone. There are a lot more apps available.

Have fun shopping!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun May 29, 2011
I too am a Verizon customer. I just upgraded my blackberry for the HTC Thunderbolt. It's an Android phone which is Google based. I absolutely love it.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 27, 2011
I love my Droid. Verizon has some great ones.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 27, 2011
Sandra - I 'm with At&t and I have an Iphone. My first smartphone was a Palm treo 650 then I went to a blackberry and hated it. I love my Iphone and it is far superior to any other phone I have ever used.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 27, 2011
Get the Blackberry Curve, its in expensive and has all the features you need to get your work done when your on the run!

Good Luck!

Mildred Valentin
Exit Realty
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Aug 3, 2010
Tom & Joanne, Unfortunately where we live our carrier choice is pretty limited. Most of the major carriers except for Verizon & Cellular One (a local company) do not have good coverage in our area. I have talked to a number of people who come here from the Phoenix area and while they can make phone calls they can't get their voice mail because there are no towers close. I am limping along with old one for the time being. I just have to make a decision. There are some good choices out there, just don't want to spend money on something I am not happy with.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Aug 2, 2010

Change carriers and get an iphone. Best phone on the market. You can use the video for your you tube videos and it is so good.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Aug 2, 2010
I use Blackberry. I would recommend the Blackberry Tour although rumor has it that Verizon may be getting the Iphone soon. I'm considering making the switch to Iphone although Blackberry the Blackberry OS 6 should be coming out this year with features very similar to the Iphone.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Aug 2, 2010
I like the droid.. & Balckberry tour..
Here is a cool site for comparing.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Aug 2, 2010
I'm very happy with my Blackberry Tour. I'm used to a real keypad, so haven't switched to anything with a touch screen. I have a Verizon family plan and prefer to stick with Verizon. The Tour was considered the best for business, though there's a replacement of it now; not sure of the name. I know the rollerball is now a square little thing.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 1, 2010
I'm starting to have my doubts about Android. (I did so because I'm on Verizon and wanted to stay there.) I just got one, and it's definitely not living up to the hype or my expectations.

On the other hand, I moved up from a Palm Centro and, even though I've been told that the new Palms are better--that was a real dog. The web browser was virtually unusable. The keyboard was a joke. The software was old and clunky. So I don't know what the answer is.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 1, 2010
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Unfortunately where we live the only services that are reliable are Verizon & Cellular One. Everything else has very spotty coverage. I looked at a Blackberry and it looked cumbersome and wasn't comfortable in my hand. Too wide. I looked at the Droid but not sure I would like a touch screen. A friend just got a new LG with a text pad and that wasn't bad except she has had a lot of problems with the phone itself. I'm so confused............
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 1, 2010
Hands down, iPhone...,and you will be able to open/manage your lockboxes very soon...!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 1, 2010
If you are interested & you can wait, I have heard that the iPhone is coming to Verizon in January 2010. I am waiting.…

Good luck,

Roswell Moore, CMPS
Certified Mortgage Planner
NMLS ID 263779
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 1, 2010
Hi Sandra,
I had been on Verizon for years and had an old cell phone for 4 years (just hated to upgrade every year). We switched to AT&T and went with the Iphone, G3 (not the pricey G4). I was worried about coverage and performance, so far just as good as Verizon but much, much less. For example I have data plan for only $15 a month, where on Verizon it was going to cost me $40. We were shocked, more features, so far same service, for $50 less a month on AT&T family plan. Having the Iphone after using an old cell is amzaing. I can get email while I am out of the office, on the road and etc. We can pull up a listing right there in the truck on the road while showing houses. I will never go back. If you have to stay on Verizon I have been hearing good things about the new Driod X, and Incredibale. I also have heard for over a year the Iphone is coming to Verizon, and would see if it is really true, I heard this Sept but I have heard that rumer for years now. Good luck, the Iphone made my life so much easier and I know it sounds cheesy, but made it better as well.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 1, 2010
If you want to stay with Verizon, consider the Android smart phones. I don't currently have one, but I have heard some great things about them. I'm considering upgrading.

A lot of agents like Blackberry, but my wife had one and didn't have very good luck with it so I have stayed away. She had to return the phone twice before she got one that worked properly.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 1, 2010
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