I am counting the days until February when I can get a replacement for this HTC Eris. So tell me: Does HTC make phones that don't suck? This thing is badly underpowered (apps, particularly browser, slow to the point of pointlessness), it has a persistent hardware problem (leftward scrolling at random times), and the battery life of a mini-flashlight discovered in a Crackerjack box. I rooted it over a year ago which seemed to help performance some. Frankly, I'm annoyed with "smart" phones that do all sorts of wonderful stuff, but suck at being phones.

So, for the next phone, what's my best choice? My inclination is to avoid HTC in all cases. Am I over-generalizing?