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Which Version would be better.

Which version would be better?

  • Android 2.1 with Sense UI

    Votes: 6 20.0%
  • A rooted EVO with Android 2.2 (Froyo) without Sense UI

    Votes: 1 3.3%
  • A rooted EVO with Android 2.2 (Froyo) with Sense UI

    Votes: 23 76.7%

  • Total voters
How about a rooted Evo with Froyo and Sense?

That's what I'll be waiting for as well. Until then, I'll run with 2.1 and Sense.

Froyo looks awesome, but I doubt the wait will be long and I'll have more than enough to sink my teeth into with 2.1 and Sense to keep me going. Froyo will be a VERY cool upgrade, but it doesn't have any GOTTA-HAVE-IT-NOW utility for me. The performance increase will certainly be amazing, but from the reviews so far, the EVO's hardware has handled the software load just fine.
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I won't update until I'm sure that I won't lose root.

Rooted users will be enjoying froyo well before it is officially released

If you have root and you update you lose it. You can't get it back unless that version is already rooted.

Example: The Sprint Hero 1.5 has been rooted, 2.1 hasn't been yet. If you update to official 2.1 from Sprint, you lose root and can't get it until official 2.1 on the Hero is rooted.

I won't "oficially" update until after official Froyo on the EVO is rooted.
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Actually, I'm pretty sure that exact ability with 2.2 will be what delays the update coming to EVO. Sprint will have shot themselves in the foot. I'm sure we can assume 2.2 won't port Wimax connectivity (but someone will find a hack), but the fact it gives 3G tethering will be a turn off to Sprint as it's undermining a target market for revenue (they're marketing the phone and service in all coverage areas). Pretty sure 2.2 with EVO will have the tethering aspect disabled (or perhaps with every Sprint phone, though that's a reach) out of spite. ..Though, if they don't then that'll be awesome too.
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Okay folks, you may need to re-vote, since I updated the poll to include the third option. In doing so, it wiped out the previous poll.


The 3rd option kind of defeats the purpose of the original question. When it's possible to have Froyo and Sense on a rooted EVO, that seems like the obvious route to go. I'm trying to decide what I want to do until then.
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