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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mrdrh99, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. mrdrh99

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    I have a RAZR HD now, no problems, just envious of the newer droids but does anyone think its worth updating? Especially since I'll loose my unlimited data if I do?
     

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    The new ones aren't really a big update over the current HD series. The Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx are more of an incremental update and rather conservative as far as year over year releases go.

    Very very slight CPU clock speed bump but same amount of cores, same screen resolution, it does have double the RAM, and the new camera is below average.
     
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    My opinion ... if you have no current problems ...

    - Razr Maxx HD to Droid Maxx - no
    - Razr HD to Droid Maxx - maybe

    What you will get in Razr HD to Droid Maxx ...

    Plus
    - Faster (CPU and support)
    - twice the battery life
    - twice the internal storage (32GB)
    - twice the memory (2GB)
    - 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
    - OK Google Now

    Minus
    - no Ext-SD support
    - no HDMI port

    The power-on processing is so fast in thee Droid Maxx it is hard to believe.

    ... Thom
     
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    It's not worth updating, especially if you are interested in Root, as there will not be any Development for the latest Verizon Droid line. The Droid line signifies the beginning of the Droid era as well as the End of Droid. The next line of Motorola devices are not going to be known as Droid devices, much like the Moto X is separate from the Droid. You can also expect to see the relationship between Verizon and Motorola to begin to change much more, as other carriers will be the focus for Motorola devices, especially GSM networks.

    I wouldn't even look at the new Droid's, as far as I'm concerned my RMHD really is the last of the Droid devices that will ever receive Development.
     
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    9.18.79... the number of the beast, the system version that doesn't have root exploit.

    When I bought the phone (used), the guy said the previous owner hadn't had it but 5 days. I wonder if it was because of this. Can someone confirm that indeed there is no root possibility for 4.1.2 with system version 9.18.79?

    Thanks

    Steph
     
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    That would be REALLY disappointing since I also just bought a [gently] used one off eBay and there doesn't appear to be an OTA update to JB for this phone... Can somebody please confirm?
     

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