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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by cjl100gs, May 11, 2011.

  1. cjl100gs

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    I usually just eye the Droid Incredible forums because that's the phone I have and I have been noticing that the Droid X get's bashed a lot over there for being to laggy and buggy etc....
    I'm only curious because of the news that Asurion is out of Incredibles so if my phone breaks I would be getting a DX so...
    What's your opinion on the phone
     

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    The insurance company ran out ofthe replacement Dincs before X's...what does that tell you lol
     
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    I absolutely love my X. Huge, bright beautiful screen. 30+ hours battery life (at least for me). And I don't know where they were getting the "laggy and buggy" crap from, but it most definitely is not. I'd assume all the bashing comes from "fan boys", who will bash and hate on whatever is their direct competition, like the whole "Xbox is better than PS3" and vice versa.
     
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    lmao good one lol

    seriously though i have a friend that is on his fifth Dinc lol
     
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    Had the Dinc, Love my DX. Not going back.
     
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    I currently have the Droid X, Droid 2 Global, Droid Incredible, and Samsung Fascinate and can say without doubt the Droid X is easily the best of the four. Now that the X has Gingerbread its not even close. If I were you I would break the Incredible just so you can get the X as the replacement. :D
     
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    At this point the DX is Verizon's flagship phone. We have GB. Hardware wise, it's a tank. Fyi, I switched over from the Dinc to the DX. What does THAT tell you? ;)

    Honestly, there'll be a lot of different folks with different opinions. Different strokes.
     
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    I have never had less to complain about with a phone than I do with the X. Sure, there are some things I wish it had and I wish it were faster. As a phone junky, I will always want faster and more features. I've had no problems with this thing though. It really is a solid device.
     
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    I had a Dinc also and now have an X. The Dinc is a fine phone, and sense is very nice, but overall there is a reason I stuck with the X - because it's better overall. I also much prefer the larger screen of the X over the Dinc.
     
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    You don't think the TB is now the flagship?
     
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    TB is thier flagship LTE phone, Droid X is thier flagship 3G phone.

    My Droid X is by far the phone that I have enjoyed having the most..... but then when I finally get a 4G phone (once Hawaii gets LTE) That phone will become the phone I like best.
     
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    Thats about it there. But doesnt the TB do both?
     
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    The DX use to suck on stock prior to FroYo, sure. MotoBlur was slow and sometimes buggy. FroYo fixed a lot of that, and ROMs made the phone fly. Now GB makes the phone fly on stock, and ROMs will just make things even better.

    The Dinc has Sense, which many liked. I agree, prior to this GB version of MotoBlur, MotoBlur was horrific. Battery life and signal between the two? No contest whatsoever.
     
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    2.1 just sux period lol, I cant believe some companies are still pushing phones out with it one them.
     
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    ya know, the DX was kinda laggy as a stock phone. but that is using the stock launcher. after downloading any of the other launchers on the market, the lag goes away and you are left with a sweet phone.

    and now with GB, the phone has almost no lag, even with the stock launcher, and the new BLUR is actually very nice.

    i had the original Droid, and it was a great phone, however the DX is such a giant leap above the OG droid, it amazed me. i have a HUGE screen, a thin profile, a unique look, a FAST phone, takes pretty good pictures, great accessories, and i can easily go a full day without a charge on the stock battery.

    i feel like this phone has spoiled me, so my next phone will have to be pretty much perfect for me to be happy with it.
     
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    I was thinking about breaking my Dinc soon just so i could get an X haha that's why i started the thread to make sure the X was a good phone haha
     
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    i have to say the DX and VZW has really surprised me in the fact that the DX is now a year old...or will be in two months and honestly there isn't really another phone at VZW with a big difference in hardware specs. Even considering the TB the DX is really built to last especially with GB on it. It is actually a phone you could hang on to for two years and be satisfied with it the whole time.
     
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    Laggy on stock 'launcher' but who stays with that?
     
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    With gb... I would have to say everyone :p
     
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    It doesn't take much for someone to hate a phone. Say someone with a DInc tries to call their friend, who made a mistake rooting their DX. They can't get through to the friend, who later says "Yeah my phone got messed up and I had to reinstall everything. It wouldn't even turn on." The guy with the DInc now firmly believes "DIncs are amazing and DX's don't even turn on."
     
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    I have to say I have stuck with the stock launcher on GB on the DX. Yea there are things I miss from LPP or GL, but theres sumtin about the stock launcher that others dont do and I just havent put my finger on it lol.
     
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    anyone else think its funny that people bash the X in the DInc forums while the DInc barely gets mentioned over here....

    hmmm....
     
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    Well, we don't have any real reason or need to bring the Dinc into any discussions. The X has come into discussion there because they'll be starting to hand out X's as replacements for broken Dincs (or so I've heard?), and many Dinc owners aren't too pleased about that. Thus, discussions about the X and how "slow and buggy the phone is" has become a popular topic there.
     
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    i can confirm that some Dinc owners are getting a DX as a replacement. My neighbor across the street had this happen to him about 4 weeks ago. He likes the X too btw.
     
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    Lets not kid ourselves now. Froyo MotoBlur on the Droid X was a laggy mess. Gingerbread fixed everything though and it is VERY smooth. Almost iPhone smooth for me.
     

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