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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Doctorsti, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
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    I got my droid x today and I opened the box and inside is the droid x with no plastic around it except for the screen protrector plastic with a bunch of bubbles under it like it was taken off and replaced. Is it normal for the doid x to not have a plastic bag around the phone and just floating around in the cardboard box (small one made for the droid x that is)? I noticed that the soft touch material on the top and bottom are scuffed from just floating around in there without protection and the power button has a little scratch on it.

    Did I get a used/returned phone and do I have to rant and rave at customer service right now?
     



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  2. HalfFrozen

    HalfFrozen Android Enthusiast

    Just be lucky you have yours, when some people are still waiting...And I doubt you got a used/returned phone.....
     
  3. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
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    I guess I just have a hard time believing that any tech gadget comes naked in a cardboard box anymore. Of the ridiculous number of gadgets I have purchased in my life I can't remember the last time one came without a crinkly plastic bag or something around it to protect it from the cardboard.
     
  4. Theibault

    Theibault Well-Known Member

    Yeah, most phones ship like that now.
     
  5. AC Orange

    AC Orange Lurker

    Received our 2 a couple of days ago. Both packed in box with plastic covering over the outside case, battery in plastic, and screen protector over it. No plastic pouch or bubble wrap but protected quite well and no damage to either phone.
     
  6. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
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    really? no sticker keeping the box closed?
     
  7. kevroc

    kevroc Newbie

    No sticker, no plastic bag around phone, just bare bones...
     
  8. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
    Thread Starter

    just a screen protector, that's it! nothing protecting the phone itself.
     
  9. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
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    on the phone with customer service now and he says it sounds odd too but that they may have done that as they upgraded it to froyo
     
  10. HalfFrozen

    HalfFrozen Android Enthusiast

    ....So you are saying your on 2.2?? Pix, or it didn't happen.
     
  11. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
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    according to customer service I am on 2.2... my phone is booting up as we speak
     
  12. XedOut

    XedOut Lurker

    I call bluff.....
     
  13. deathratlehead

    deathratlehead Android Enthusiast

    I've got a punch in the face waiting for you if you tell lies.
     
  14. potterdood

    potterdood Android Enthusiast

    yeah, lmao, please post pix, if so that's awesome! if not, they mistakenly told you that.
     
  15. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
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    all that called bluff are right... finally got through all the setup crap and for sure it's 2.1 update 1!!!!! The rep on the phone said all phones that went out after 7/20 got 2.2... liar liar pants on fire! admittedly I was excited too even though i have no idea what repercussions having froyo really has!

    why can't anyone tell the truth... although he did say it was odd that the phone was not protected in the box so maybe this was red-headed stepchild phone.
     
  16. curtisdr

    curtisdr Well-Known Member

    :D
     
  17. ECFfighter7232

    ECFfighter7232 Android Expert

    All droid X's that shipped out were naked in the box except for the plastic screen protector. yours was not special in that aspect, and most likley you had a CSR who likes to blow smoke up peoples asses OR most likley he has no clue what the hell he is saying. It really is a shame that they let people like that work there lol.
     
  18. masse

    masse Well-Known Member

    he probably has 2.2 confused with the first OTA update. I swear there's not a single employee at Verizon that knows anything about ANYTHING.
     
  19. Thong

    Thong Newbie

    I got the droid, INC, and DroidX all within a couple weeks of each other.

    Out of all 3 the INC had the best packaging.

    Not to say the Droid Vanilla, or X was bad, just INC was better.

    All 3 came with the battery, charger, and backplate in a sealed bag. The phone itself only had the screen protector on it.
     
  20. schizrade

    schizrade Member

    OP, you better call a lawyer, THIS is a case if I ever saw one!
     
  21. ECFfighter7232

    ECFfighter7232 Android Expert

    huh?
     
  22. mxsjw

    mxsjw Android Expert

    I think he forgot to add this...:rolleyes:
     
  23. HalfFrozen

    HalfFrozen Android Enthusiast

    Or a miserably failed attempt at a joke.. lol

    When you go to Menu-Settings-About Phone What Firmware Version does it say?
     
  24. Doctorsti

    Doctorsti Newbie
    Thread Starter

    yeah it says firmware 2.1 update 1.... I am liking the phone so far but I feel like it's going to take me forever to get this thing customized and set up... there are almost too many choices and options.
     

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