4.7" HD 720p Super LCD display1.5 GHz dual core processor
8.0MP primary camera
1.3MP front-facing camera
Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Beats Audio™, for authentic sound
HD Voice capable*
An easy-to-use kickstand
All of that would be so awesome if it freaking worked. Ok, so the kickstand works flawlessly.
What I have is a cell phone (sometimes) and an itty bitty tablet pc that only works when in range of a wi fi signal.
Step one foot outside the wi fi signal or the Sprint 4G LTE signal and you get "Data Call Failure: error 97".
The GPS works wonderfully if a wi fi signal is available. If there is no wi fi signal, the phone proudly informs you that no cell signal is available in this area. Heh, you can't fool me, I can see a cell tower right thar.
I coulda had a
From what I've read on the innertubes, some folks have returned this phone twice for a replacement only to experience the same result.
While it's going to be inconvenient, in a sadistic sorta way, I'm looking forward to the conversation I'm going to have with the phonedood behind the counter at the Sprint store.
I plan to pick a really really busy time of day. I will explain to him that I have 5 phones with Sprint, and that after his attempts to remedy this problem, if I have to come back again, I will be shifting each of those 5 phones over to Verizon as the contracts run out. (some already have)
I'm very proud of my restraint in not having used the word "fucking" as an adjective applied to his HTC P.O.S. (well, at least until now)