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  1. Outsider(Avid HustlaZ)

    Outsider(Avid HustlaZ) Well-Known Member
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    Im just wondering if anyone knows or if you have heard about when and if the DROID X will be getting Gingerbread? Also im wondering if anyone has heard anything about if the DROID X is going to be able to convert into 4G?
     

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    It should be able to run Gingerbread but whether or not VZW/Moto decide to push it out is up in the air. As for the 4G, it doesn't have the hardware required.
     
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    Nobody knows when or even if Gingerbread will make it to the Droid X, but one thing we know for certain: the DX will never be a 4G phone.
     
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    Yep, many people seem to not understand that LTE/4G involves significant hardware differences and is not something that can be addressed solely via changes to firmware and/or software. So any Verizon device you purchase that is not specifically LTE/4G enabled or compatible, which includes all currently available Verizon phones, is going to be hardware limited to 3G.
     
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    Welcome to android forums. I'm glad you took the time to start a thread! Fwiw, I generally use wifi and generally don't do 3g. These carriers advertise 4g, charge for it, be but don't have it available for most users!At this point, it's pretty much just a scheme for more $$$, imo.
     
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    You can get 4G on your Droid X....

    All you need to do is buy a 4G MiFi when it comes out and tether to it, har har.
     
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    I thought 4G and Gingerbread were both going to come stock on the next ApeX release?
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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    Wrong, its gonna be 6g and sweet tea (3.2) and Fabs calling it ApeX VorteX because it enables time travel.
     
  10. Outsider(Avid HustlaZ)

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    I just want to say thanks to all who have answered my question..you all have really been a good help.
     

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