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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by androidffan, May 28, 2011.

  1. androidffan

    androidffan Newbie
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    After giving up on battery and reboot issues I exchanged my tb for the charge. At first I was set back by the feel of all the plasic but after installing the extended battery and using the divice for several days I can honestly say I think it is a more complete phone.

    I'm going all day on one charge, have had no system lock ups, no reboots, and am liking the 4g network better on the charge.

    A few things I miss on the tb are the sense os and the kick stand. With my use I can't tell it has less ram. For those of you considering making the switch I highly recommend it. The phone is not perfect but with all things considered I think the charge is a better phone.

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  2. newguy05

    newguy05 Lurker

    i really dont think you need the extended battery with the droid charge. Coming from iphone, i notice the droid charge battery to be about equal, with 4g lte, gps, bluetooth etc.. all running. Correct me if i am wrong, but i think by android standard, that's considered amazing?

    My coworkers who has the thunberbolt, all i see them do is charging the phone in the office whenever they can lol.
  3. 5377henry

    5377henry Lurker

    After too many days of reboots and having to charge the battery CONSTANTLY, I too returned my thunderbolt and got the charge...I miss the heft of the thunderbolt (i like my phones heavy for some reason), but am getting used to the charge's lighter frame. Also, the screen is f'ing gorgeous! I am very happy I made the switch.

    One thing though, my charge always drops down to 3g a couple minutes after boot, and doesn't seem to ever bounce back up to 4g. Is this a known problem with the charge?

    Overall, a happy camper here...
  4. Halcyon

    Halcyon Well-Known Member

    Gratz. I did the same. Make sure you download Go Launcher or Launcher Pro and Dolphin browser Hd to get the most out of your new beast.
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  5. Haloman800

    Haloman800 Newbie

    Does anyone know exactly how much RAM is in the Charge anyhow?
  6. rcyphermd

    rcyphermd Android Expert

    I also switched from the TB to charge. I am very happy I did. I just sold my TB and THREE batteries on eBay.....I needed that many when I traveled. Love the lightweight of the charge.....no more brick in my pocket. Screen is just fabulous.....especially outside compared to the TB. And the battery is awesome compared to the TB. I use dolphin for my browser.....works great. Just starting to play with other launchers. The stock works fine for me.
  7. Mikey P

    Mikey P Well-Known Member

    Same here. Was past my trade in date through Verizon and after my 3rd tbolt with multiple problems I put my tbolt on craigslist and got lucky that someone wanted to trade straight up for the Charge. All I can say is wow, what an amazing phone. No regrets here.
  8. androidffan

    androidffan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Yep these were done right away.
  9. androidffan

    androidffan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Mine is staying on 4g fine. Maybe im in a better 4g area?
  10. Gravytrain

    Gravytrain Android Enthusiast

    I'm glad to hear the positive reviews. I called VZW tonight and after 4 tb's I requested a charge and they are over nighting one to me for no extra fee. Pretty pumped about losing the blunderbolt.
  11. WildH

    WildH Android Enthusiast

    Who'd you talk to and what did you say?
  12. Gravytrain

    Gravytrain Android Enthusiast

    The reps name was India I believe and I basically told her I was tired of receiving replacements and NEEDED a stable phone.
  13. WildH

    WildH Android Enthusiast

    What department?
  14. Gravytrain

    Gravytrain Android Enthusiast

    No idea. I called 611, explained the whole situation to one woman, she transferred me to tech support and she was the one who offered me the charge.
  15. WildH

    WildH Android Enthusiast

    Well maybe I'll have to try again...I've tried 611, the local store, etc and no help. Thanks.
    One other thing. Were you outside your 14 day deal?
  16. androidffan

    androidffan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I felt bad for the t bolt guys. I wrote up something on how I got my free replacement on a thread named random reboot. If you want to read.
  17. WildH

    WildH Android Enthusiast

    Any chance you can provide the link....trying to search and coming up nil.
  18. WildH

    WildH Android Enthusiast

    Annoying....just tried again and they balked. Wanted to send me a renowned Droid x and charge me for the battery.....
  19. Gravytrain

    Gravytrain Android Enthusiast

    Yes. I've had tb for over 30 days actually.
  20. androidffan

    androidffan Newbie
    Thread Starter

  21. Outsider(Avid HustlaZ)

    Outsider(Avid HustlaZ) Well-Known Member

    I know im kinda late on this one but you can get the case that they sell at vzw that has a kick stand built into it. That was the first thing i got after getting this beauty. Its a great and sturdy case with a holster and swivel back.
  22. gemro311

    gemro311 Newbie

    I agree 1000% . Those 2 changes make the Charge a beast

Samsung Droid Charge Forum

The Samsung Droid Charge release date was May 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1600mAh battery.

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