From Bionic to a Razr - Need car dock

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  1. StevenC150

    StevenC150 New Member

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    I realize Motorola accessories aren't always the best...or cheapest choices. So any advice on the better car dock choices out there. Do most my shopping on Amazon where they have the Motorola one, just didn't know if it was the preferred choice for Razr owners.
     
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    I think that currently Motorola is your only choice.

     
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    Seems like I've seen some universals that might work but didn't want to be the guinnea pig without checking on here first. You're probably right and I'll end up ponying up the $50 for the Motorola one. Anyone have opinions on it?

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    Its pretty good. I bought 3. One for each vehicle.
    Also the original car dock app really sucks so try this one and see if you like it.
    Car Dock Home v3. Much more user friendly.
     
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    I have the Moto VZ stock car doc. Overall it is fine with one minor issue for me: It is very easy to pull it off and put on the "ball" stand but that ease means when I hit bumps it does not stay in position and I have to readjust it. There is always something right?




     
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    Awesome. Thanks guys. That's the feedback I was looking for. Guess that's the route I'll have to take.

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    Happy With It

    I have Moto VZW car dock for Razr and works fine, much better than my OG car dock which suction cup failed daily. Mine was $39 @ store without charger. But I bundled it with silicone case and screen protectors for an extra $10.

    Becareful with dock's charger though; you must pull out charger before removing or putting in phone. I wasn't use to built-in charger and loosened conections, so it wouldn't charger anymore.
     
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    I use a generic dock that I had for my original Droid, then my DX and now with my RAZR. Can't see paying what Verizon gets for the docks and having to purchase a new one every time I change out my phone...

    This is what I've got: http://www.arkon.com/megagrip/megagrip-windshield-car-mount.html

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    know Amazon has them cheaper as well...
     
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    After checking out Amazon may give one of those generics a shot. I'll post up after I try it out. Thanks guys.

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    Just an FYI that I forgot to mention. The phone won't automatically go into "dock" mode when using a generic mount. There are apps out there that can do that for you though (you manually need to do it).
     
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    Hadn't thought about that but it shouldn't be a problem with Smart Actions. Right now as soon as I plug something in the audio jack, Pandora starts and it changes screen settings. Or is car dock something different?

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    Thank you.... Card dock v3 is leaps and bounds better than the standard dock software.

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