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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TJTHEBEST, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. TJTHEBEST

    TJTHEBEST Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    The Droid Eris has a gingerbread rom ...:(
     

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  2. Thornfullessrose

    Thornfullessrose Android Expert

    I don't care I'm still getting a Fascinate. Tired of this locked boot loader. :mad:

    Plus that GB ROM for the Eris is still in an early unstable stage right now. Once the Nexus S is released then the REAL Gingerbread FUN will BEGIN! The 2.3 AOSP is said to drop at the same time and the Nexus S comes out tomorrow! Yay!
     
  3. nitsuj17

    nitsuj17 Android Expert

    Its an ask build....meaning its mostly broken, slow, and useless and again on a .29 kernel. :cool:
     
  4. Kabob

    Kabob Android Enthusiast

    Cake > Pie
     
  5. nunyazz

    nunyazz Android Enthusiast

  6. Thornfullessrose

    Thornfullessrose Android Expert

    stop the jokes > continue them


    ...jk (lol)
     
  7. TJTHEBEST

    TJTHEBEST Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Dont think the kernel really matters because froyo ran just fine on the eris with the .29 one. they just had workarounds cooked into the rom for everything to work.

    Also kaosfroyo started the same way as the gingerbread one.

    I want Punk.Kaos to get a fascinate!!
     
  8. nitsuj17

    nitsuj17 Android Expert

    punk.kaos had a fascinate and it broke :eek:

    and while yes improvements can be made in spite of the kernel, no matter what you do it can never fully replicate having the correct kernel.

    that aside i was just making the point that the sdk gingerbread builds on many phones are fun to play around with, but not an everyday gingerbread rom....so there wasnt a whole lot to get worked up over
     
  9. adrynalyne

    adrynalyne Android Expert

    Software only makes the phone if there is hardware to back it up.

    So not the case with the Eris.
     
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  10. Kaessa

    Kaessa Android Enthusiast

    Agreed. I have an Eris running Froyo sitting on my shelf. I'm using my Fascinate. Why? It's a better phone in a million different ways.
     
  11. tommy_ed

    tommy_ed Android Expert

    as a former user of the eris, and a current user of the fascinate i can say this:

    the eris could be running 3.8 for all I care, it'll still be a pile of garbage.. slow, glitchy garbage. the processor isnt even 600mhz :eek:

    although I am a little peeved about being stuck on 2.1 after coming from the incredible that had 2.2 before the fascinate was even released!
     
  12. Lars

    Lars Android Expert

    The Eris is a battery hog too. Unbelieveable even when you underclock it. I think the radios must just suck juice. At 710Mhz the Eris is just usable (for my wife). Since the SF is on 2.1 and the Eris too. They are easy to compare. Though the Eris has flash lite, the SF has a better browsing experience. What's missing for me is the multiple Exchange accounts.

    My Dad just got a Vibrant. The 3G seemed really slow on Tmo. Otherwise an equal phone to the SF and also running 2.1.
     

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The Samsung Fascinate release date was Q3 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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