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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 HTC Inspire 4g here, drooling over the LG Optimus G, though. Definitely want that phone by the end of this year.
Gihan Fernando Samsung!!!
Marc OKelly Team Nexus
Clarence Ginsuroh team samsung..Note 2 rocks!!
Shawn Lumives Samsung and android.......
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.
Taylor Torri I definitely love HTC's build quality, but right now. I'm on the Galaxy S3 and I'm loving it.
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.
Tyler Kirchman HTC because I don't like amoled screens
LynDon Silagan getting sg note 2 nxt month...upgrade from my lumia 900
Sloan Gary Get your phone unlocked#www.amazonunlock.com
Mike Lauri Samsung. GS3's the best for the money. Apple overprices their devices.
Marlo Maddox Boone Team Samsung!! I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and I am planning to get a Samsung gaming laptop!!!
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.
Jonathan Onuluk With samsung there is no other competition period.
Gihan Fernando Droid dna has to be da 1
Gihan Fernando Aaron rokz!!!love hz reviews best wishes frm srilanka
Chad Richter I'd say Samsung but the droid DNA may c change that
Gail Sandler Wagner Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Loving mine!!!
James McKay Just watched this, great review, keep it up!!!
Gaurav Bhardwaj Samsung all the way.
Ej Dahm HTC crushes
Jeff McQueary SAMSUNG!
Márk Domoszlai Samsung all the way. Love my S3 and Note 2.
Nazwan Kamal HTC!!!!
Carmen Jessica Samsung, love the SIII and the Note II
Steve Hirjak HTC! HTC! HTC!
Scott Symes Samsung
Joanna Enrique Ramos Samsung!!!!! Love my galaxy 3
Bradley E Watson How bout none of the above..
Jake Webb HTC is garbage. Samsung for sure
Sean Bolson TEAM SAMSUNG!
Chris Lau My phone is perfection. :D
Chris Lau Team note II!
David Birney Motorola
Sebastian Gomes Samsung (LG owner here)
Richard Lindberg HTC, I miss my HD2. That was an awesome phone.
Chicita Chi Samsung
T Louis Michael Team Alcatel.
DAndre Osby Samsung but im like the new things LG is doing
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 :)
Peter Blanco Note 2 all the way!
Christopher Williams Samsung, their hardware is second to none!
Doc Barbarossa BlackBerry or Siemens......... Hahaha!!!!
Josh Avondoglio Currently I have the Samsung GSIII, but I loved my LG G2x (rooted, of course).
Matt Cude Team nokia
Enis Fazliu LG Sucks
Dru Bogardus I go back and forth between HTC and Samsung
Cesario Brito Jr. Samsung is destroying the competition.
John Marler Google
Johnberty Vargas Samsung all the way!
Ravin Schmidt Samsung and HTC for my man
Chris Northcutt Team Samsung all the way. Have owned two Galaxy phones, and don't intend to switch to another brand.
Johnny Toobad Samsung style
Anthony Bailey Team Samsung! Loving my day old Galaxy Note II!
Emanuel Overman Samsung..just wish i could have one
Cody Walk Samsung Galaxy S3 all the way baby!
Mare Reymundo I love LG Optimus G .0;
Tan Chong Ling Samsung and HTC FTW!
Hewe Iz Aweesome Samsung. S VOICE GS3
Terrance Henderson HTC all the way
Sanders Nicolas Sammy for life note galaxy s 3
Scott Graham Samsung
Alex Klee Samsung
MinnieMouse Lovingu Waddell Samsung all the way.
Steffanie Rae Liebman Samsung! Had the Rogue, Fascinate, Galaxy Nexus & now waiting on my preordered Note 2!!!! :-)
Cree Ross Was team htc until the Note II...
CeeGii Borels SAMSUNG, LG SUCKS
Kevin Hsu Can people stop saying gangnam style? its really annoying, and has nothing to do with LG. Anyways, HTC all the way!!!
Carlo Morales LG Optimus "G" (Gangnam Style) LG PRADA LG Optimus 4X HD LG CHOCOLATE ARE ALL ELEGANT PHONES! made by LG! LOVE ? IT
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!
Jamie Ma samsung
Keith Go Packers Boror Samsung but also liking LG. Currently on note 2
Alejandro Castro HTC & Samsung.
David Lima Samsung. Proud owner of SGS III rocking Jelly Bean
David Bibiloni Nexus 4 is the best phone right now and I'm sending his from my iPhone 5 which I regret buying
Will Mezian Samsung!
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Jhoms Malicdem HTC all the way!
David Go ? ? ? LG Optimus Gangnam Style the most premium ELEGANT Phone ? ? ?
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
William Tu Caramelo Kemao Htc and SAMSUNG!!!!!!
Julian Scott I love them all
BG Michael LG NEXUS 4! ?
BG Michael LG Gangnam Style Optimus "G" ?
Tyler Saddington Well... Who makes the Nexus 4? xD
Ezekiel Carsella team Nokia
Javier Segura MOTO!!!!!! Cause I like to use my phone for more than 2 hrs
Lona Bremer I'm leaving Samsung for LG because of the reception.
Michael Gonzalez Team Edward
Mendez Roy Samsung
Jody Warrick Was Apple..until I fell in love with my SIII
Justin Cartier Samsung, loving my Galaxy Nexus on big red.
XrOss Hunter Samsung. With my Galaxy S III.
John Rogers Was HTC now its Samsung.. love my S3
Jenelyn Cardoza I love SAMSUNG..! but, i dont have it,..
Miles Justin McNairy Team Samsung!
Jami Sims Samsung ftw
Songyan Hou HTC. But I have s3 (cause it has a lot of ROMs)
Jesse Juarez lg phones have great battery life nd don't break easily like Sammy's phones :b
Paul Martin HTC 1x! Love it!
Vann Tang Samsung it is
Clemente Miklavchich throw samsung and htc on the floor, then decide when yout samsung will be only usefull for trash
Tyler Patnode sumsung!
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 Wait...this isnt a Apple product?! I didnt know they did other reviews. I thought this site was dedicated to Apple.
Zach Cline Samsung
Mick Jetten ((((((((( SAMSUNG))))))))!!!!!!!
Allen Lien Definitely hTC, no Samsung n LG
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 Team samsung!!
Brain Roopull I'm "Team whoever can give me the best product for the lowest price."
David Dawood Poota Samsung for a long time. ..after dealing with refurbished HTC. ..never again....
Jamie Crane It's all about HTC and sence
Brandon Worley Htc. Droid DNA be here next week. 5th htc
Ca Martin HTC at the moment. Going to get the S3.
Glen Amato was Htc but team Lg the last 6 months ,love my Lg Nitro Hd ...
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 I think I am Team Samsung
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 Team Samsung.
Marti Ruiz team samsung, but im getting lg nexus 4
Aaron Lee Motorola
Alan Holmes Samsung at the moment (Galaxy Note) but I'm jumping ship back to HTC for a new One X +
Sam Platz Sammy
Juwon Donte Team Samsung I'm never getting another LG phone lol
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 iPhone lol
Sky Baun former motorola. jumped onto samsung
Gary Bowling Samsung for now.
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 Team Apple. There I said it.
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 Team Motorola
Joey Todd Red Five, standing by.
Justin Antonio I've had em all.. <<
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 Team Samsung, checking in.
Matt Ellis Team Edward! Oh sorry, wrong poll....
Dale Junior Samsung
Nain El Fuego Romero Giving lg a chance with nexus 4. Currently have galaxy nexus
K.j. Littlejohn Aaron ain't fuckin with the nexus lol
Matthew Dooley Samsung Galaxy SIII
Warren Scantlebury lg is the absolute worst
Alfonso Manuel Avalos giving lg a second chance left my s3 see how it goes
Bryan Pizzuti I miss having an SD slot but I LOVE the screen on my HTC.
Evan Klein Samsung Galaxy Note 2!
Jan Michael Cruz Samsung and im on an iphone
Reese Woodson Samsung ftw
Luis Robles Figueroa All as long they continue doing Android phones.
Jacky On Nokia.




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