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Anyone who got a new Droid or replaced for a new one within this week, Question?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by spazma7ik, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. spazma7ik

    spazma7ik Well-Known Member
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    What's your manufacture date? It's behind the battery I believe, it will look like "45/09".

    Just curious if Verizon has a newer shipment in their stores because I want to go exchange tomorrow and want to grab the latest manufactured, hopefully some "xx/10"s.
     

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  2. skottiesgerl

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    Just purchased me and My hubbies Moto Droid. My date is 49/09/...... sorry no good news here.:(
     
  3. ivanpk

    ivanpk Active Member
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    44/09 Here, Bought mine Sunday the 17th.
     
  4. BonJoviGirl

    BonJoviGirl Well-Known Member
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    Had to replace mine yesterday trouble rebooting every few minutes. Got a certified refurbished one 52/09
     
  5. colnago

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    Some people have had luck asking the rep to specifically replace their return w/a current production week.
     
  6. Droidzz

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    Mine was a Verizon overnight on 1-22-10. Manufacture date is 50/09
     
  7. kraze0g

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    wouldn't that require verizon to open the battery thing and remove the sticker to view the production week thus basically 'opening' the product and not being able to sell it brand new? i was considering asking them to give me a certain date but didn't think it would be possible for this reason... i mean wouldn't they have to open several boxes and phones to find a date? i dont see that as reasonable, unless there is another way for them to find the 'date' besides opening the phone(s) and searching?

    :thinking:
     
  8. colnago

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    I believe its on the outside of the box as well.
     
  9. baa269

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    im about to be going through another replacement this one now the slider is really lose doesnt even click when i close it so something is messed up have to call tomorrow. just got my replacement 2nd week of new year and was 49/09
     
  10. BLOWNCO

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    i just got a new one yesterday and its a 45/09
     
  11. kraze0g

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    Is there any differences that the date effects? I had a 49/09 and my muffle voice problem got a lot better. Now this iis a 45 and the voice thing is back. Def. Regret swap.
     
  12. kraze0g

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    so im assuming the only way to find out the manufacturer's date is to remove the battery? its not on the box ;\
     
  13. Trident

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    Order replacments through Asurion if you pay for insurance. You will have a brand new device shipped to you overnight everytime, with the Asurion Advanced Devices Warranty. And incase you were wondering, yes they handle manufacturer defects under the warranty, too.
     
  14. droidpcguru

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    Refurb 51/09 here. Ive had the refurb for 9 days now.
     
  15. mully

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    You aren't serious, are you? I've had plenty of replacements from Asurion over the years, and everyone has been a refurb.
     
  16. Trident

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    100% positive. I do not have the blue refurb sticker which is typically found under the battery. My replacment Droid also came in original factory packaging (not a CPO box), with an "improved" battery door, original stock charger, and another 16GB SD card. There was nothing in the packages I recieved to indicate that it was a refurb.
    I do know for a fact that all replacments ordered through Verizon Wireless directly are CPO devices.
     
  17. kraze0g

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    those donuts look good
     
  18. Trident

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    Mmm! I know. It's eclairs for Android 2.0
     
  19. TyDougherty

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    Just got a BNIB from Asurion.. 49/09
     
  20. monsterenergy22

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    No way!?!? I am going to have to try that very soon! I know my brothers env touch is all messed up, I will see if I can go through their website for his replacement.
     
  21. droidessa

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    Just got mine a couple days ago - says 02/10.
     
  22. Trident

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    Give it a go. From what others are saying though, they're not getting new devices through Asurion. Not sure why I was particularly lucky?
     
  23. tman065

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    Got mine 5 days ago from VZW direct. 50/09
     
  24. cranky_dan

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    I had mine replaced last week. Refurb. 12/09
     
  25. desmofan

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    But if you use Assurion, aren't you subject to the $50 deductible?
     

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