1.5/1.6 vs. 2.1 Lets All Vote!!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by deedub, Jun 6, 2010.

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Which Sprint Hero OS do you prefer 1.5/1.6 or 2.1

  1. All things considered, I like 2.1

    48 vote(s)
    88.9%
  2. I'm thinking I like 1.5/1.6 better

    6 vote(s)
    11.1%
  1. deedub

    deedub Well-Known Member
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    Lots of pros and cons floating around the forum, so let's take a vote and get some numbers.

    Add a comment if you feel like it :D
     

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  2. geneva54

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    2.2 works great for me
     
  3. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™
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    2.2 I assume you are rooted



     
  4. Capt.De57

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    I like 2.1 and my phone is not rooted.
     
  5. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice
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    I never had 1.6 so I can't give a solid opinion. :D
     
  6. LBPHeretic

    LBPHeretic Well-Known Member
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    All things considered, Android 2.1 brings many features and refinements to the party over Android 1.5. That being said, it has been a painful update for many people.

    I count myself as one of the lucky ones who has had minimal issues. Honestly, the worst issues I am dealing with now are repeating notifications, camera app battery usage, and some keyboard lag.
     
  7. eyebeam

    eyebeam Well-Known Member
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    I'll take 2.1 (not rooted). It's not perfect, but better for me at least.
     
  8. Little Darwin

    Little Darwin Well-Known Member
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    I am not rooted, nor do I care to be.

    2.1 brings a couple of improvements, just enough to get my vote, but real close to getting a response of, "Who cares?"

    I have had no stability issues before or since the upgrade... that to me is a key factor for approval of any version.
     
  9. MammonLord

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    The biggest thing I wanted from 2.1 was navigation. 2.1 has that, and 1.5 didn't. Given the choice between those two, 2.1 is better for me. However, since you threw 1.6 into the mix, which does have navigation, I think I would prefer 1.6 (which I assume has all the reliability and speed of 1.5 + navigation).
     
  10. deedub

    deedub Well-Known Member
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    Thanks to everyone for the votes and responses, please keep 'em coming.

    Dave
     
  11. HeSoDope

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    I had 1.5 since January when I got my Hero, and I was dyingggg for 2.1 to drop. My phone would go EXTREMELY slow regardless of the number of apps I installed. It would work at an acceptable pace only after I did factory reboots and even that only lasted a day or two. Text messages severely slowed it down. I'm starting to notice the same on 2.1 however so I'm going to be using SMS backup more frequently.
     
  12. mslisaj

    mslisaj Well-Known Member
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    I'm running Damage Controls 2.1 and I came directly from 1.5. Made a nice difference in my phone and it's been trouble free. It has nice features that all work and I'm very satisfied. I'm going to stay right here with the Rom DC v2.08.1.

    Works for me and I don't have to fight the phone for fixes or problems.........

    Lisa ;)
     
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