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Your Droid Version vs Your Droid Experience Poll

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by nstallion, Nov 19, 2009.

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What version is your droid and how well does it work? (Ver. # is behind battery)

  1. 39/09 or prior and it works well

    25 vote(s)
    24.3%
  2. 40/09 and it works well

    22 vote(s)
    21.4%
  3. 41/09 and it works well

    18 vote(s)
    17.5%
  4. 42/09 or later and it works well

    27 vote(s)
    26.2%
  5. 39/09 and it works poorly

    2 vote(s)
    1.9%
  6. 40/09 and it works poorly

    1 vote(s)
    1.0%
  7. 41/09 and it works poorly

    2 vote(s)
    1.9%
  8. 42/09 or later and it works poorly

    6 vote(s)
    5.8%
  1. nstallion

    nstallion Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
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    From reading the posts here it seems like some people have horrible problems with their droids regarding battery life, random resets and programs force closing.

    I have had none of these problems and it seems that those who have might have had earlier batches. Mine is 42/09 and I have no problems, how about you?
     

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  2. mazz0310

    mazz0310 Well-Known Member
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    Nov 4, 2009
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    I had a 42/09 and had HORRIBLE battery life (actually did get better though) but it would loose its charge while on the charger over night so I exchanged it for a 44/09 and haven't been happier since.
     
  3. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member
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    Nov 11, 2009
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    Mortgage Underwriter
    Rochester, NY
    I have a 39/09 from release day. It's had a few goofy quirks, but nothing that isn't normal for the phone and OS. For the most part, it works flawlessly and battery life is excellent.
     
  4. koticphreak

    koticphreak Well-Known Member
    15

    Nov 8, 2009
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    Los Angeles, CA
    I have a 41/09 - works pretty well so far, almost 2 weeks in...
     
  5. Barbara

    Barbara Well-Known Member
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    Oct 31, 2009
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    Mine reset one time. Battery life has been very good.
     
  6. colnago

    colnago Well-Known Member
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    Smart phone batteries take a few cycles to reach potential? Yes/no?


    People hitting the "Market" hard, thinking all apps are corporate developed, fully tested, and fully compatible with android 2.0 and the DROID?


    I have a 44/09, which I can't put down since purchased last Sat., and all is well...since I ditched the native POP3 app.
     
  7. OverDroided

    OverDroided Member
    25

    Nov 13, 2009
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    Got my 39/09 on the 6th, had it freeze once. It has had excellent battery life since cycling it a few times.
     
  8. nstallion

    nstallion Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
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    San Diego, CA

    I only say this because some people had certain problems that went away when they exchanged their apparent lemon of a phone for a new one which was of a more recent production run.
     
  9. audioi

    audioi Well-Known Member
    35

    Been fine.
    I had the HTC Imagio for a month prior. Loved the phone HATED the OS!
     
  10. ergalthema

    ergalthema Well-Known Member
    36

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    43/09 - not on poll right?

    Mine has worked fine - very happy with it so far.
     
  11. istolvampire

    istolvampire Well-Known Member
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    +1
     
  12. thats what the 42/09 or LATER is for

    but yeah i got a 42/09 works pefect...no restarts....SMS will stop responding once in a WHILE but if i just hit the wait button it comes right back right away
     
  13. YankeeDudeL

    YankeeDudeL Well-Known Member
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    Oct 25, 2009
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    I've got a 40/09. I've had some issues that I've been able to remedy, w/ the exception of random restarts. I wasn't crazy about the battery life at the beginning, but now it's performing much better.
     
  14. bthoward

    bthoward Well-Known Member
    36

    Nov 7, 2009
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    Its not a version is a manufacturing date. They all came off the same line and its doubtful that they even made any changes in such a small range.
     
  15. FlyByWire

    FlyByWire New Member
    5

    Nov 13, 2009
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    Phoenix, AZ
    43/09.. the ONLY problem I have had with my phone so far is that it froze on me once (Handcent) and I had to wait about 30 seconds. I dont go crazy with apps, and dont put all kinds of crazy crap on my phone, so maybe thats why. hehe.
     
  16. karmamule

    karmamule Well-Known Member
    38

    Nov 21, 2009
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    I got a 44/09 on Nov 14th and so far no troubles with it whatsoever.
     
  17. jbert

    jbert Active Member
    16

    Oct 27, 2009
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    Engineer
    USA
    43/09 and no problems
     
  18. ergalthema

    ergalthema Well-Known Member
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    Nov 12, 2009
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    Well, I did have a couple glitches today. One I made a video for and posted a new thread about (http://androidforums.com/motorola-droid/20214-ringer-volume-glitch-w-video.html - no replies, so I must be alone with that one).

    Later, all my icons and widgets disappeared.

    Restarts fixed both.
     
  19. mikespe

    mikespe Well-Known Member
    36

    Nov 13, 2009
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    I have a 44/09 that I received on Nov 20th and it has been working GREAT! Only "issues" is the Marketplace Forced Closed about 3 times. I had 2-3 other apps to the same once or twice but I think I did that by just being too excited and rushing through everything. Speed is great, camera works great, browsing is FAST...All in all I got a GOOD ONE!
     
  20. Telexen

    Telexen Well-Known Member
    38

    Nov 1, 2009
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    43/09 (launch day purchased :p) and it works great. A few small hickups here and there...it has hard frozen twice...once in a while when I double tap to zoom it scrolls down really fast. No problems with a loose battery door...really no other hardware issues to speak of.

    My battery life is excellent...as long as I manage apps that like to do stuff in the background.
     

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