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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RedWingsFan, May 18, 2010.

  1. RedWingsFan

    RedWingsFan Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Any input yet from the few EVOs out there what the boot time is? I mean like if you pull the battery and start from scratch?

    My Blackberry will take 5 minutes which is so annoying.
     



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  2. Caloy

    Caloy Android Expert

    The more apps you load to the device, the longer the boot time will be. Not sure how long though. :)
     
  3. theTrashcanMan

    theTrashcanMan Well-Known Member

    as long as it's quicker than the PRE I'm happy. That thing takes like 10 mins to start up. Such a pita if your battery dies in the middle of an important call.
     
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  4. htc.EVOlution

    htc.EVOlution Android Expert

    even the touch pro2 takes forever to boot. hopefully the snapdragon will be fast
     
  5. Bales

    Bales Well-Known Member

    Not to mention the random reboots :mad:
     
  6. Eguy

    Eguy Android Enthusiast

    It's not THAT fast, it's probably identical to the Incredible which is pretty quick, but nothing like my old 700p was.
     
  7. Painkillaz

    Painkillaz Well-Known Member

    yea thats one thing i cant staand about blackberries...well at least my 8330...if i ever need to reboot it takes forever and a day to boot up...i bet my 386 with windows 3.1 booted up faster
     
  8. chcougar1

    chcougar1 Member

  9. chcougar1

    chcougar1 Member

    Yeah I just said 45 seconds because I am not familiar with Android's OS loading process. I gave it some time to load all the icons at the top of the screen.
     
  10. gibsonhtp

    gibsonhtp Member

    anyone else notice the video "hiccups" at 19 seconds, like they cut the video?
     
  11. Eguy

    Eguy Android Enthusiast

    Yeah, looks edited to me. It will definitely take longer than that video shows.
     
  12. chcougar1

    chcougar1 Member

    Ooh nice catch. That sucks haha
     
  13. mrvirginia

    mrvirginia Android Expert

    yup. i'm a vid editor for my company and picked up on that immediately. it's def been cut there.
     
  14. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    i have the Hero..

    it takes about 3 mins to be fully loaded.
    The phone is past boot within 2 mins and you can navigate the phone and start apps, but take another min to load widgets. So the more widgets u use and apps that you want it to start at boot.. the longer it takes.

    Note that i have a Hero (lower hardware power) on android 2.1.... so the EVO should be faster to process the boot sequence. My guess it will be less than 2 mins.
     
  15. ayman86

    ayman86 Member

    i expected less then a minute boot time. im disappointed :(

    whats with these long boot times. its very disheartening to hear and see
     
  16. JustFrozen

    JustFrozen Well-Known Member

    what makes it even worse is that you have to sit through the boot time every time you want to change microSD cards! great...
     
  17. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    are u serious??? you are being sarcastic right?

    It is a computer. small.. and not as powerful as your desktop PC.
    How long does it take for your PC to boot up? It needs to do what it needs to do.

    I seldom reboot my Hero. only when I am jacking with the system..ie ROMs and Upgrades and themes.
    so.. once in a few weeks.. if I need... I do what I need to do with the phone changes... hit power up.. walk away. next time I need to use the phone.. I am positive it will be up and ready. what they say about watching and waiting for water to boil?

    How often do you need to take out your SDcard?
    You can hot swap your SDcard if you wish. I just prefer to shut it down first. I use A2sd, so want to keep things straight.
     
  18. ayman86

    ayman86 Member

    my computer takes no more than 30 seconds (probably closer to 20 seconds).
    the iphone loads up in about a minute.

    coming from the pre which can takes up to 5 minutes. yes i expect it to load up within 1-2 minutes
     
  19. JustFrozen

    JustFrozen Well-Known Member

    The phone will remain on when you take the battery out??
     
  20. Eguy

    Eguy Android Enthusiast

    Being a Pre owner, I'd expect you to be immune to slow boot times :p. Mine boots in 5 minutes.
     
  21. ayman86

    ayman86 Member

    i dont count how long mine is anymore. lol. i just leave it alone.

    i had to restart the phone 2-3 time in close proximity. i was unpatching, removing things on the phone

    a man can dream of fast boot times!
     

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