Is it worth it really?

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    Seems like right many people are having problems with the X2. Everything from lagging, rebooting, freezing, resetting and not liking the pentile screen display.

    Other than the fast processor, is it really worth all that? I'm on my second Droid X. I purchased my first one on April 30th, they sent me a new one (not refurbished) and its working great. Clear sound and videos now. I thought about taking this in for the X2 since I'm under the the 14 day policy return again. After reading about all the bugs with the X2 I think I will stay put with My X. I figure once I get the OTA update, I will be good to go anyway. If I am correct the X will get the update before the X2, so thats a plus I guess.
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    My opinion:

    With a little tweaking, it's the best phone on verizons line up.

    The display is gorgeous, you can nit pick any display about color this and pixel that. There's no such thing as a perfect display.

    Maybe there are one or two lemon phones out there, but I didn't get one.

    In my experience 80% of the time it's something the user did, not the hardware/software that's to blame.

    Don't mean to preach but I just am loving this thing, don't know what else to say.

    Only down side is Gingerbread will be hard to wait for.

    Sent from my DROID X2
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    What is pentile display anyway? Did you have the X before? I am coming from an Original Droid but I've had the X for about 3 weeks now minus the one I sent back. So when I saw the X I thought "OMG" I loved it!!! I am all for speed with the fast processor but because I've had to return the X once already, I'm sort of hesitant about getting the X2 for fear of bugs etc. Verizon tried to really give me a hard time with returning the X. They tried to send me a refurbished phone after having a new Droid X right out of the box for only two and half weeks.
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    Pentile display is just the type of digitizer matrix configuration http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PenTile matrix family like anything it has advantages and disadvantages.

    I actually came from the original droid right to the x 2, I'm just absolutely loving it. well it may not be 1000 percent better than the original x, it is definitely an improvement.

    My main gripe is how everyone keeps dissing on it. Maybe right out of the box it's not the best experience in the world but what is? I spent about an hour doing a little bit it's tweaking, freezing bloatware and now hands down its the best phone I've ever had.

    Just my .02¢

    Sent from my DROID X2

    EDIT: basically pentile display uses about half the power of a lcd, gives a brighter picture, with barely perceptible loss of quality. I'll take the better battery life thank you very much. :)
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    I appreciate your input. Thanks :)
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    No problem. o/\o

    Sent from my DROID X2
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    i like mine alot. i got it yesterday and have been on it almost every min for the past day. battery seems pretty good for how much i have been using it.

    i have had a few issues but very small. the backround goes black when i use live backrounds... thats pretty much all ive seen so far.

    no reboots no freezes. havent seen much lag.

    i think it depends on what you are coming from. im coming from a old flip phone so this is awesome. maybe coming from a DX1 it might not be worth it.

    but i think its gonna be top dog for awhile. VERY HAPPY :)
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    I've had the x2 for about 5 days now after you freeze all the bloat and customize the phone to your liking it is a wonderful phone the battery life is pretty good I take it off my charger around 530am through pretty moderate use lots of txting web browsing and a some gaming when I get off around 1700 or 5 pm I have about 30%left I am coming from an lg optimus v.

    Sent from my DROID X2 using Tapatalk
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    Yep. Mine is solid as a rock so far.

    Bigtime.
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    Hey ill buy your Dx if you plan to sell it, pm me or email me at andwepray@yahoo.com

    Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums
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    There were rumors that the X2 was going to come with GB. My guess is there is a GB build that will be leaked for the X2 pretty soon. I'm on GB on the X1 which means I have the new blur. I'm not real sure there will be a giant difference anyway (stock)?? Maybe a bit more smooth?
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    Um...I'm not sure how that works but if I sell my Droid X to you, than how will I be able to get a new phone under Verizon? Right now I am still under my 14 day return policy so I would need to have something to return to Verizon in order to get a new phone.
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    The new blur is a tad bit smoother. The best improvements are visual.

    A lot more stuff is blue now.

    Sent from my DROID X2
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    I know what you mean. Why is everyone hating on the new phones?

    All i hear is (for all phones): Why doesn't it have GB or why does it cost so much, or why isn't it dual core, orwhy didn't it have another kind of display, why isn't it 4G?
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    @elucid yep, I'm getting sick of it. I guess I'm just trying to do my part by defending the x2. Cest la vie.

    Sent from my DROID X2
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    As long as its constructive comparisons.....I see nothing wrong with it. It might help someone in their decision to get a phone, might help them when comparing phones.

    Nothing's perfect. Sometime its good to know the possible pros n cons before comparing phones. Like I was almost all set on getting the GS2. No notification light.... Didnt realize how much I relied on it....

    So many ppl last year said Amoled was "hands down better, blows LCD away", etc, etc. Looking at the cons of Amoled and LCD last year...I was happy, very happy with the screen on my Droid X.

    If you can live with the cons or possible cons of the phone you like, want....thats all that matters. The best phone.....is the phone that has the cons you can live with.
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    i got a dx2 this morning to replace my wife's eris. i echo comments in the thread. great phone. too much crapware. blur isn't bad but i still loaded launcher pro. everything works great, no lag, not reboots, no issues. couldn't be happier.

    i'm just debating to root now or to wait for the gingerbread update and then root.
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    You'll be waiting awhile.

    I rooted right away, froze the bloatware.

    Also fyi, there is no known root method for gingerbread OTA on the OG DroidX.

    Apparently it's been locked down fairly well, the X2 OTA update when it gets here will likely follow suit.

    Sent from my DROID X2
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    Yea, root it now. That way you can freeze the crapware and get a little more snap out of the phone.
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