Aaron unboxes the LG Spectrum 2, Verizon's successor to the original device and a smartphone that's similar in some ways to the flagship LG Optimus G.  Sporting a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU, the Spectrum 2 has a 4.7-inch IPS HD (720p) display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p recording, 2,150 mAh battery, 4G LTE, and Android 4.0 with LG's UI.  It's not quite the powerhouse that is the Optimus G, but it gives Verizon customers even more choice this holiday season.

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Synnamon Leah
Synnamon Leah HTC Inspire 4g here, drooling over the LG Optimus G, though. Definitely want that phone by the end of this year.
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Gihan Fernando Samsung!!!
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Arnold Wolfgang Mwalimu HTC
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Marc OKelly Team Nexus
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Clarence Ginsuroh team samsung..Note 2 rocks!!
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Shawn Lumives Samsung and android.......
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Varun Gupta I am team android!
Jakek960 Team Samsung FTW. One of the few Android vendors that are still providing removable battery and micro sd. Plus tons of new exclusive software features. Note2 is the best one can get right now.
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Taylor Torri I definitely love HTC's build quality, but right now. I'm on the Galaxy S3 and I'm loving it.
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Venny Soto I'm happy to say in team nexus.
Anonymous I've had HTC from the MyTouch 3G, to the Tmobile G2, to MyTouch 4G Slide and the One S. Bought my first non-HTC phone a few weeks ago, the Galaxy Note 2. I miss HTC build quality.
Anonymous Samsung has great designed phones and great features so Samsung for me.
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Adham Al Dabbas samsung
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Tyler Kirchman HTC because I don't like amoled screens
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LynDon Silagan getting sg note 2 nxt month...upgrade from my lumia 900
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Jovan Shane Ramjewan Samsung. .
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Shawn Sedha apple
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Jay Rosales HTC.
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Kyle Mezrahi Nokia
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Mike Lauri Samsung. GS3's the best for the money. Apple overprices their devices.
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Marlo Maddox Boone Team Samsung!! I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and I am planning to get a Samsung gaming laptop!!!
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Marcus Samual Winchester Samsung definitely, LG have the worst track record for updating Android software( with the exception of the N4) and HTC, well I don't have an opinion of them, I have heard equally good and bad things about their devices.
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Jonathan Onuluk With samsung there is no other competition period.
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Percy Jackson Team LG
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Gihan Fernando Droid dna has to be da 1
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Gihan Fernando Aaron rokz!!!love hz reviews best wishes frm srilanka
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Kristopher Davis HTC
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Chad Richter I'd say Samsung but the droid DNA may c change that
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Gail Sandler Wagner Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Loving mine!!!
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Sambath Say HTC
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James McKay Just watched this, great review, keep it up!!!
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Gaurav Bhardwaj Samsung all the way.
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Ej Dahm HTC crushes
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Jeff McQueary SAMSUNG!
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Warren Saunders HTC
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Mounir Barii Htc
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Márk Domoszlai Samsung all the way. Love my S3 and Note 2.
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Wezley Kjell Karlsen LG
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Jason Wilde htc
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Nazwan Kamal HTC!!!!
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Carmen Jessica Samsung, love the SIII and the Note II
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Steve Hirjak HTC! HTC! HTC!
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Scott Symes Samsung
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Joanna Enrique Ramos Samsung!!!!! Love my galaxy 3
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Jonathan Gonzalez HTC
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Bradley E Watson How bout none of the above..
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Jake Webb HTC is garbage. Samsung for sure
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Matic Poznic htc :)
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Chris Lau My phone is perfection. :D
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Chris Lau Team note II!
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David Birney Motorola
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Jared Augerot Samsung
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Kevin Ramirez-Ruiz htc
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Sebastian Gomes Samsung (LG owner here)
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Richard Lindberg HTC, I miss my HD2. That was an awesome phone.
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Chicita Chi Samsung
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T Louis Michael Team Alcatel.
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DAndre Osby Samsung but im like the new things LG is doing
George H Nguyen
George H Nguyen Ppl r saying Samsung bcuz ppl have the GS III, lol which is awesome, 30 millions is the sh**. I can't wait to get me a Samsung galaxy note 2 next month. Awesome specs awesome battery. Awesome size :)
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Peter Blanco Note 2 all the way!
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Tanner Patnode Samsung
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Christopher Williams Samsung, their hardware is second to none!
Doc Barbarossa
Doc Barbarossa BlackBerry or Siemens......... Hahaha!!!!
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Josh Avondoglio Currently I have the Samsung GSIII, but I loved my LG G2x (rooted, of course).
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David Buenrostro Sammy
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Arvind Katiyar SAMSUNG
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Matt Cude Team nokia
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Enis Fazliu LG Sucks
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Dru Bogardus I go back and forth between HTC and Samsung
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Cesario Brito Jr. Samsung is destroying the competition.
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John Marler Google
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Johnberty Vargas Samsung all the way!
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Ravin Schmidt Samsung and HTC for my man
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Jonathan Ng HTC
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Chris Northcutt Team Samsung all the way. Have owned two Galaxy phones, and don't intend to switch to another brand.
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Johnny Toobad Samsung style
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Brad Falkner Nexus
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Anthony Bailey Team Samsung! Loving my day old Galaxy Note II!
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Emanuel Overman Samsung..just wish i could have one
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Cody Walk Samsung Galaxy S3 all the way baby!
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Markus Howard Samsung
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Mare Reymundo I love LG Optimus G .0;
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David Irons HTC!
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Tan Chong Ling Samsung and HTC FTW!
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Hewe Iz Aweesome Samsung. S VOICE GS3
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Terrance Henderson HTC all the way
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Sanders Nicolas Sammy for life note galaxy s 3
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Scott Graham Samsung
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LaTroy Applewhite Samsung
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Alex Klee Samsung
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Shannon Rae Beauford Samsung
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MinnieMouse Lovingu Waddell Samsung all the way.
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Jacob Grumbles Samsung
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Devon Fridge Glisson SAMSUNG!
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Steffanie Rae Liebman Samsung! Had the Rogue, Fascinate, Galaxy Nexus & now waiting on my preordered Note 2!!!! :-)
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Cree Ross Was team htc until the Note II...
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Kevin Hsu Can people stop saying gangnam style? its really annoying, and has nothing to do with LG. Anyways, HTC all the way!!!
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Wayne Bordoy HTC
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Carlo Morales LG Optimus "G" (Gangnam Style) LG PRADA LG Optimus 4X HD LG CHOCOLATE ARE ALL ELEGANT PHONES! made by LG! LOVE ? IT
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Angel Jewels Loved my old HTC sensation... I'd still have it if I didn't drop it unprotected. My s3 has been awesome for months now & has really tamed my appetite for the next new thing. So, I'm saying in today's market, Samsung all day!
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Jamie Ma samsung
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Keith Go Packers Boror Samsung but also liking LG. Currently on note 2
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Alejandro Castro HTC & Samsung.
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David Lima Samsung. Proud owner of SGS III rocking Jelly Bean
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David Bibiloni Nexus 4 is the best phone right now and I'm sending his from my iPhone 5 which I regret buying
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Will Mezian Samsung!
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David Go ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ? ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ? ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ? ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ? ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ? ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ? ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ? ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ?
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Jhoms Malicdem HTC all the way!
David Go
David Go ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ?
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Zach Cline Apple isn't that great lol. And iOS 6 is a downgrade , No native youtube app ! No google maps , A horrible maps app, Useless passbook , Plus I've been getting SIM failure notifications on my lock screen even though there's no SIM card even installed on my iPhone lol
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William Tu Caramelo Kemao Htc and SAMSUNG!!!!!!
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Julian Scott I love them all
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BG Michael LG NEXUS 4! ?
BG Michael
BG Michael LG Gangnam Style Optimus "G" ?
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Tyler Saddington Well... Who makes the Nexus 4? xD
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Ezekiel Carsella team Nokia
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Javier Segura MOTO!!!!!! Cause I like to use my phone for more than 2 hrs
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DeAndre Ashburn APPLE
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Lona Bremer I'm leaving Samsung for LG because of the reception.
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Michael Gonzalez Team Edward
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Edgar Emanuel Rivera Rojas HTC
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Mendez Roy Samsung
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Jody Warrick Was Apple..until I fell in love with my SIII
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Justin Cartier Samsung, loving my Galaxy Nexus on big red.
XrOss Hunter
XrOss Hunter Samsung. With my Galaxy S III.
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Jacob Ryan Fortner Htc
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John Rogers Was HTC now its Samsung.. love my S3
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Jenelyn Cardoza I love SAMSUNG..! but, i dont have it,..
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Steven Quacoo- Dorby Apple
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Miles Justin McNairy Team Samsung!
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Jami Sims Samsung ftw
Songyan Hou
Songyan Hou HTC. But I have s3 (cause it has a lot of ROMs)
Jesse Juarez
Jesse Juarez lg phones have great battery life nd don't break easily like Sammy's phones :b
Paul Martin
Paul Martin HTC 1x! Love it!
Vann Tang
Vann Tang Samsung it is
Clemente Miklavchich
Clemente Miklavchich throw samsung and htc on the floor, then decide when yout samsung will be only usefull for trash
Tyler Patnode
Tyler Patnode sumsung!
Lawrence Lepes
Lawrence Lepes I am on team Samsung! I have a Samsung Infuse 4G, and next month I'll be upgrading to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. That is the best phone on the market!
Blake Salsgiver
Blake Salsgiver Wait...this isnt a Apple product?! I didnt know they did other reviews. I thought this site was dedicated to Apple.
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Zach Cline Samsung
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Michael Wilds HTC
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Mick Jetten ((((((((( SAMSUNG))))))))!!!!!!!
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KC Kalahasthi Samsung
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Allen Lien Definitely hTC, no Samsung n LG
Don Harden
Don Harden Htc unless if they don't bring a version of the dna to att. Then I guess I'll go nexus regardless of who is making them at the time. Not very thrilled about the lg built nexus.
Jehu Natanael Barcenas
Jehu Natanael Barcenas Team samsung!!
Brain Roopull
Brain Roopull I'm "Team whoever can give me the best product for the lowest price."
Dayan Inclán
Dayan Inclán Samsung
David Dawood Poota
David Dawood Poota Samsung for a long time. ..after dealing with refurbished HTC. ..never again....
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Mike Simon HTC
Jamie Crane
Jamie Crane It's all about HTC and sence
Brandon Worley
Brandon Worley Htc. Droid DNA be here next week. 5th htc
Ca Martin
Ca Martin HTC at the moment. Going to get the S3.
Glen Amato
Glen Amato was Htc but team Lg the last 6 months ,love my Lg Nitro Hd ...
William Lopez
William Lopez Apple IS a joke. Samsung provides all the same features ++more and new types of features that apple will not have until at least next year..>.>
Mahdi Nourideen Safa
Mahdi Nourideen Safa I think I am Team Samsung
Steve Johns
Steve Johns Samsung all the way had lg and it was OK had HTC and wasn't a big fan now I have the Samsung galaxy s3 witch I will have no problems having for the next year and a half
Jose Be Julme
Jose Be Julme Team Samsung.
Marti Ruiz
Marti Ruiz team samsung, but im getting lg nexus 4
Aaron Lee
Aaron Lee Motorola
Alan Holmes
Alan Holmes Samsung at the moment (Galaxy Note) but I'm jumping ship back to HTC for a new One X +
Sam Platz
Sam Platz Sammy
Juwon Donte
Juwon Donte Team Samsung I'm never getting another LG phone lol
Naveen Bhatia
Naveen Bhatia HTC
Sebastian Arrieta
Sebastian Arrieta i've always been a samsung fanboy, but i really like htc's overall build quality. looking forward to droid dna
Alexis Ciffone
Alexis Ciffone iPhone lol
Sky Baun
Sky Baun former motorola. jumped onto samsung
Gary Bowling
Gary Bowling Samsung for now.
Alexander Dewitt
Alexander Dewitt Samsung. But would like to see Moto step up their game because I HATE TouchWiz and Sense. Wouldn't mind LG making a device I approve of
Amie Lee Greenway
Amie Lee Greenway Team Apple. There I said it.
Vincent Del Pizzo
Vincent Del Pizzo Was HTC, now Samsung (Samsung GSIII is amazing, I'm replacing my HTC Thunderbolt with it when my contract's up in March) (:
Jimmy Carnline
Jimmy Carnline Team Motorola
Joey Todd
Joey Todd Red Five, standing by.
Justin Antonio
Justin Antonio I've had em all.. <<
John Weber
John Weber Samsung since the beginning. Girlfriend left her evo 3d for an s2. Just waiting for an upgrade to get the note 2. :)
Ross Thomas
Ross Thomas Team Samsung, checking in.
George Kosta Petroff
George Kosta Petroff Samsung.
Matt Ellis
Matt Ellis Team Edward! Oh sorry, wrong poll....
Dale Junior
Dale Junior Samsung
Nain El Fuego Romero
Nain El Fuego Romero Giving lg a chance with nexus 4. Currently have galaxy nexus
Rani Hinnawi
Rani Hinnawi HTC
K.j. Littlejohn
K.j. Littlejohn Aaron ain't fuckin with the nexus lol
Malik Valbrun
Malik Valbrun Samsung
Matthew Dooley
Matthew Dooley Samsung Galaxy SIII
Jeremy Shaffer
Jeremy Shaffer Htc
Warren Scantlebury
Warren Scantlebury lg is the absolute worst
Mathew Poynter
Mathew Poynter Samsung
Alfonso Manuel Avalos
Alfonso Manuel Avalos giving lg a second chance left my s3 see how it goes
Manuel Adali Velasquez
Manuel Adali Velasquez Samsung buddy
Bryan Pizzuti
Bryan Pizzuti I miss having an SD slot but I LOVE the screen on my HTC.
Evan Klein
Evan Klein Samsung Galaxy Note 2!
Jan Michael Cruz
Jan Michael Cruz Samsung and im on an iphone
Reese Woodson
Reese Woodson Samsung ftw
Luis Robles Figueroa
Luis Robles Figueroa All as long they continue doing Android phones.
Randy B Hoopes
Randy B Hoopes apple
Jacky On
Jacky On Nokia.

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