11/03/2010, 10:05 AM
I'm looking forward to move from Android to webOS. I was an iPhone 3G user on ATT for awhile, then switched to Verizon when the Droid came out. I've been using the Droid since and have been looking at getting a new phone. I've used the Pre before, and was debating between the Droid and the Pre when I switched to Verizon. But I hated how laggy it was, and the plastic screen and build quality were the biggest issues I had. I like a durable phone, and the Pre Plus was not it.
Now that the Pre 2 is announced, I'm in love again. I loved the original design of the Pre and I don't think they needed to make huge changes to it. I wish they had increased the screen resolution though. But I don't think they needed to make the screen any larger. My Droid has a 3.7 inch screen, but I don't really see a huge issue going down to the 3.1. I'd much rather have a smaller, more comfortable phone. They definitely could have increased the pixel density of the screen though, that would have been awesome. The glass screen is the biggest thing for me. I HATED the plastic screen, it scratched way too easily. After having my Droid with gorilla glass, I'm pretty confident I'll never have to put a case or anything else on the Pre 2. I hate screen protectors, and cases are bulky. I'm a naked phone kind of guy.
But overall, I'm pretty happy with what Palm/HP did with the Pre 2. I was on the edge of getting the Pre Plus, and I'm excited to finally be able to go over to webOS now.
Now hopefully they can hurry up and release it. I was debating between the Droid Pro and the Pre 2. But I've pretty much settled with the Pre 2 because I like webOS much better than Android, and the Pre 2 is a much better size. Sure, I won't have the huge Market, but honestly about 98% of the apps on the Android Market are junk. The entire Market is a mess, and I wish it was more controlled like the App Store but still allowed side loaded apps. And the few apps that I do use regularly are available on the App Catalog.