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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by meezi, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. meezi

    meezi Well-Known Member
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    Do any of you DX owners have issues with using the phone while it's humid out? In the past I've had horrible experiences with touchscreen phones. Usually I would have to wait until I was indoors again to use it.
     

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  2. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member
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    Most electronic devices like this type do not get along too well with sustained exposure to high humidity and this includes beaches (of course).
     
  3. aleis

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    r u speaking of having slightly moist finger tips while trying to use the screen?
    if so i am also. its nature of the (this) beast.
     
  4. meezi

    meezi Well-Known Member
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    I don't know, is it moist fingers that causes the phone to go wacky? I've wiped the phone, wiped my hands and it still doesn't react like it normally would. I guess it is in the nature of touchphones. Oh well, maybe one day they'll be able to figure something to prevent this since smartphones are evolving to touchscreens.
     
  5. rollingillusion

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    Had no trouble with mine at work last night, 104 degrees,87% humidity.
     
  6. Napalm

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    I have trouble with ALL capacitive touch screen devices in high humidity areas.

    Iphail, iphail music touch, iphail maxi, HTC EVO, Logitech HT remote, HP tabliet.

    I expected my DX to be just the same, last night it was.

    but wiping them off occasionally helps a lot.
     
  7. esn

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    When my screen is dirty or my fingers are moist I have issues but right now I am outside it's 96 degrees and 90% humidity with no issues.
     
  8. Clittzen

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    Compared to all my previous smartphone I find it reacts very poorly in high humidity areas. Even leaving my phone in a separate room while showering and the doors open the phone wasn't happy. Im not really surprised by this or bothered.
     
  9. quickaudi

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    Zero issues currently, and that's going from a 74 degree office to 120 degree plant floor
     

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