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  1. cjcross22

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    This may have already been stated, forgive me if it has but...

    I was in the VZW store today checking out all the new phones and I noticed the DX has the same GB appearance as the DX2. They look the same but some parts are different from our version.. like the apps drawer icon, the 3G icon and a lot of the apps in the app drawer are different too. There may be more difference but I didn't have long to stay..

    So anyway, what gives? Why the differences? :thinking:
     

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    The newer version (DX2) will probably have some more cool stuff so they can market it.
     
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    But the same software is on the DX in the stores.. the DX in the store didn't look like mine, I don't know what's up...
     
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    There's one way to find out. Make a backup of your phone and flash back to Froyo so you can take the OTA. If there is anything different you will sure find out once you do that.
     
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    Thing is I have several friends who have stock DX's and took the OTA GB and theirs looks like mine...

    WTF VZW!?
     
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    The DX is on GB, the Dx2 is on Froyo with gingerblur. We're ahead of their OS, they're quite a bit faster than we are and have a better screen resolution.
     
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    So does this mean the DX they have in the store is also on Froyo with Gingerblur? Because the UI looks just like the DX2 and nothing like my DX.
     
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    I guess I should of emphasized a little more..

    I know the DX2 is different... my question is why is the OG DX they have in stores different as well.

    But if the DX2 is running Froyo with Gingerblur then the DX they have in stores has to be running the same thing, it looks identical...

    I was just curious as to why the OTA GB differs from what they have in stores.
     
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    It may LOOK identical, but it's not. They are on froyo with gingerblur, and we are on gingerbread with gingerblur. They LOOK alike in theming, but the foundation is not.
     
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    Alright I gotcha, any idea as to why they flash a different "theme" on the brand new X's?

    I kind of liked how it looked and wouldn't mind getting a hold of it. :D
     
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    Maybe this is the proverbial "screw...driver" we all though we were gonna get?
     
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    Wouldn't doubt it haha..

    Go check it out, it looks pretty nice.
     

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