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New EVO #4 Just Arrived From Sprint Today

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RoboMonkey, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. RoboMonkey

    RoboMonkey Well-Known Member
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    HW 003, Battery Door Date 6/14/2010
    I'm not installing the Update as I never had an issue with battery management.

    Oh and Sprint recovered my old cell number! Sprint Rocks!

    Edit:
    No grounding issues on this phone.

    Edit 2:
    I have a Novatech screen. :D
    Can this day get any better!
     

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  2. Dreamliner

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    Yay!!! ...Waiting for #3 myself.
     
  3. EvoPimp

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    Do you know which display it came with?
     
  4. RoboMonkey

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    No idea.
     
  5. boliviano3

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    The Pacific is Terrific
    My replacement didn't have grounding issues either but it did have an ugly scratch on the screen so I'm waiting for EVO #3 :(
     
  6. RoboMonkey

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    Gah! Bummer. Bright side is they fixed the grounding issue with out a software patch on the new ones.
     
  7. heavychevy

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  8. dodgeram02

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    Your on your 4th evo..lol Im gettin my 4th evo tomorrow in the mail..lol so far way to many defects...I really hope tomoorow phone is perfect...yes me an my OCD......
     
  9. CrazyTechnoBoy

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    Damn! I'm On My First And It's Perfect!
     
  10. luxetical

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    How do you guys get your replacements? You just tell sprint?
    I'm still on my first one and my light leakage is getting worst, and really annoying.
    I also want to know if I should do it before my 30 days are up or later when a newer hardware version is out
     
  11. damewolf13

    damewolf13 live~laugh~love
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    I know how you feel.
    I think that my replacement Evo has an Epson, and surprisingly enough I think I might like it even better, but I did love my Novatek too.:)

    Update: My new screen is a Novatek too! No wonder I think it is amazing.
     
  12. Dreamliner

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    My #3 showed up today. Build 003, and the grounding issue and light leakage are still present. Don't know how to check build date or screen type though...arg!
     
  13. BenChase7

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  14. BenChase7

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    my GF has a version 2 that she got on launch day and it is flawless. I have a version 3 that I got a week and a half ago and its flawless.

    still happy you got a good phone. Congrats!
     
  15. eric3316

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    Just install the update to get rid of the grounding issue.
     
  16. RoboMonkey

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    My 1st 3 came from BB. My last one came from Sprint. If I was you I'd just return the thing and cancel the contract.

    Then I'd reorder from Sprint and once you get it do what I did and tell them you want to recover you old cell number (can't promise you they can), but then you get a fresh new 30 days to try it out.

    Another good thing is if you order from Sprint.com you can get the EVO for $150 by doing cancel at check out trick.

    Down side you gotta do the rebate dance. :D
     
  17. I want my EVO

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    Im in the same boat. Still on number 1 and iv had no screen issues, no light leakage, no grounding issues.

    Very little lag but coming from the BB pearl this is a ton faster so im not complaining.

    I am very happy with this phone.
     
  18. Jusjun

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    my replacement is the same date and build as yours, except I think I have the epson screen. I love it!
     
  19. CrazyTechnoBoy

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    Wait, Do You Guys Get Free Replacements Or What?
     
  20. RoboMonkey

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    The 1st 3 yes all under the same purchase and under the 30 days. The 4th one I paid for again after giving up on BB.

    Now I have a new 30 days to play with it.
     
  21. zamardii12

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    I just got my hardware version 3 on Friday and it still has light leakage. I'm pissed.
     
  22. Rhinosruin

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    I got version 3 when I bought my EVO 1 week ago, no probs here.
     
  23. phyl0x

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    anyone who got a new evo this week, what version firmware is it? original or the newest ota?
     
  24. slschmidt76

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    I'm with you! My phone ROCKS!!!
     
  25. shikem

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    I just received my new replacement phone Friday. It's Hardware version 3 and has no issues. I did need to do the OTA update however as it did not come pore installed.
     
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