D2G vs Droid Pro

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Global' started by Droid2GlobalLover, May 21, 2011.

  1. Droid2GlobalLover

    Droid2GlobalLover New Member

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    So I was wondering what's so bad about the Droid pro. I don't care about small screen, that's gonna give it a better battery life than the d2g. Im a heavy texter so I would use the front keyboard. Which one should I pick?

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    Looks like a blackberry but isn't. Is junk at price of free.
     
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    My wife loves her Pro. So much faster than her Curve. And she really likes the keyboard now that she's used to it. Wanted nothing to do with a slideout or virtual so it was the right choice for her. GL!

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    How was the battery life? Bcuz im really edging toward the pro. Also was she using it with light, moderate, or heavy usage?

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    What an ignorant comment. The whole premise android was founded upon was the ability to allow the user to choose whichever type of phone that fits their preference. Whether you prefer the DROID pro or not is your own business. What your saying is essentially the same thing as saying that a DROID x looks like an iphone with a bigger screen. Regardless, the original poster should select the phone that fits their preference. If you desire a portrait qwerty keyboard then obviously go with the pro. If you prefer a touch screen keyboard with a larger screen and a slide out qwerty keyboard then go with the DROID 2 global. Android is all about choices, so make the decision that you prefer.
     
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    Not junk but I think you're better off with the D2G. I think their may be an issue with the Pro and resetting on it's own as well.
     
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    I have read that too, but most people seem to say that the rebooting issue was resolved in the most recent OTA update back in late April. I have no problems with reboots whatsoever for what its worth.
     
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    When did I say don't get the phone you want? I don't care if it looks like a blackberry but when you go into it thinking it will work as well as one you might be sorry. I recommended that phone to my mother who is a VP when it first dropped & that was a big mistake on my part because corporate sync was trash. Besides that it seems to have some reboot & screen issues. I don't care what people throw money at but when someone asks if it's worth it I'm not going to sugar coat it.
     
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    I have heard alot of complaints about corporate sync on the d2g. But otherwise I agree with everything you said. It looks like a blackberry. If that's what you want go for it but I think its ugly.

    Also to the op, we can't really decide for you. Go to the store. Play with both and see if you think the smaller keys on the DP is something you can get used.



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    Battery's ok. Typical smartphone. Wife's a moderate user. Checks email constantly though. And yes, like others have said, it stopped the random rebooting a while ago.

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    So she can get through the whole day bcuz I am willing to go buy the Droid pro this week.

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    YMMV but yeah, it lasts the day. And I haven't done anything to improve it either. Check it out, test it for a few days. If you don't mind the extra effort of a potential return, can't hurt. I'm pretty sure I'd have one if I didn't love my X so much. : )

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