Anandtech Droid 3 FULL review

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  1. jroc

    jroc Silver Member

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    I came across this thread:

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-3/160032-anandtechs-quick-droid3-review.html

    Thats more like a preview or quick review like the OP stated.

    I like whats being said about this phone. And I love Anandtech's reviews. Here is the full review:

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/4551/motorola-droid-3-review-third-times-a-charm


    I am think hard about getting it along with either the GS2 or Bionic. Wish I woulda jumped on the family plan, data plan deals from last year.
     
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    Yeah I read that a week or two ago. If something isn't done about this phone's weird battery situations then all the benchmarks in the world are useless.

    It's certainly a fast device but at the cost of battery life. I'm not sure speed is all that needs to be bench marked on these Droid 3s
     
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    My battery life is just as good as my Droid 1. AnandTech's battery life test confirms my experiences.
     
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    The full review is excellent. I read it Saturday when it went live...or was it Friday night? Anyway, they are easily my go-to source for cell phone reviews. They often don't have the review out by release day because they are so thorough, but it's worth waiting.

    Brandon
     
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    bsweetness Moderator Staff Member

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    By far the best review that I've seen yet.
     
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    gadgetrants Senior Member

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    Wow, I'm due for an upgrade at the end of the month. Can I wait that long?!?!?! I figured I would stay with my OG Droid until the end of the year--when the price on the D3 drops a bit--but that review seriously undermines my patience. Argh.

    -Matt
     
  7. LT*

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    They mention that the GB keyboard is preinstalled, not on mine it's not. Anyone have it?
     
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    jstafford1 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad

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    Its running gingerbread it has the GB keyboard. Its not labeled as that but that's what the stock virtual keyboard is.

    end of line...
     
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    Ok, it's just not listed like they show in the screen shot from the review.

    Thanks
     
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    My bad. Found the shot you're referring too. Mine doesn't list the GB keyboard either but the multitouch looks like the GB keyboard I ran on my D1. Maybe he's reviewing a preproduction model?

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    I think you're right, he must be.
     
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