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Hardware Build #3 Is A Totally Different Handset

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BetterMost, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. BetterMost

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    Just picked up my replacement at Radio Shack this evening and all I can say is version 2 and 3 are like having two different handsets. Version 3 has a different rear frame, a totally different battery door and a totally different battery. The list goes on. The vibration is MUCH MUCH better very strong the screen is brighter and whiter looking (more vibrant) The digitizer in now sub phone frame ALL AROUND, the battery door has more attachment points to it so it fits much better but is harder to take off now. The whole back of the phone is also a different color its a rubberized flat black now. More to come.

    PS screen rotation is almost instantaneous now no lag at all.
     

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  2. BenChase7

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    Wow.. thats very interesting. Sounds too good to be true. Are you sure?
    Keep us posted, please.

    Thanks.
     
  3. IPvFletch

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    WTF?!?? PICs! CLOSE-UPs!!
     
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  4. BetterMost

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    Here is a picture of the rear door in the new rubber finish, also notice the new Sprint logo.
     
  5. Dangerboy

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    mine is version 0003 and i have light leakage, lag when turning the evo sideways, and sometimes the phone will not turn back on for a while after turning it off......
     
  6. Rolland985

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    I bought mine on the launch day and it looks like that one.
     
  7. BigHAZE

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    I have a 0002 handset and my back looks exactly like that photo.

    ????
     
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  8. RiverOfIce

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    You need to calibrate the g sensor.

    setting, sound and display, and g-sensor calibration.

    Just place it on a flat surface and hit calibrate.

    Does wonders to eliminate lag.
     
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  9. BetterMost

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    New battery with strange silver foil trim all around. Also this one has a Samsung SD card.
     
  10. crakkajakka15

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    how can you tell what version you have
     
  11. sjwaste

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    How do you tell which hardware build you have?

    EDIT: Nevermind. Settings, About, Hardware.
     
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  12. Rolland985

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    Menu>Settings>About Phone>Hardware Information
     
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  13. BetterMost

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    from the key pad # # 786 # then scroll down to where it says HW version
     
  14. Mabster

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    Dude, my version 2 has that exact same back. that battery has also been reported already in versions before 3.
     
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  15. BetterMost

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    This is not the charcoal metallic black back. Its flat black looks like velvet feels like that also.
     
  16. horadin

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    Back cover looks the same as my 0002 handset I picked up on the 4th....
     
  17. R1_Rydah

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    placebo effect
     
  18. ryohei47

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    yep. placebo effect
     
  19. jeffdlb

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    I got my phone on launch day and it has hardware version 0003.
     
  20. Mabster

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    What's new about the sprint logo?
     
  21. BetterMost

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    Service screen shot
     
  22. Dangerboy

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    I wondered what the g sensor was......its still not super fast, but its much better....thanks
     
  23. sean76

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    Just picked up a version 3 tonight. Here are my differences from my version 2.

    Version 2:
    Very dark Silverish battery door cover.
    Screen has very bright whites, almost has a warmer tone to it.
    Sleep button is resessed.
    Moderate light leakage.
    Screen is slightly above bezel

    Version 3:
    Mate black battery door cover.
    Screen has a washed out white, almost has a cooler tone to it.
    Sleep button is perfect
    Very minor light leakage.
    Screen is below bezel

    Hmmm....what to do what to do? The light leakage is still slightly present, however a perfect sleep button is a good thing. My gripe is with the white tones...Im a fan of the warmer whites that are a little whiter with an almost pinkish tone.
    Back to testing it out, post later.
     
  24. BetterMost

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    They all leak light
     
  25. 3volut1on

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    Bump, same here.
     
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