Is it worth it really?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X2' started by cece5702, May 26, 2011.

  1. cece5702
    Offline

    cece5702 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    908
    Likes Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +8
    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.
     
  2. juhde
    Offline

    juhde Droid X Rescue Squad Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 4, 2010
    Messages:
    420
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    New Mexico
    Ratings:
    +3
    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
     
  3. cece5702
    Offline

    cece5702 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    908
    Likes Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +8
    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.
     
  4. juhde
    Offline

    juhde Droid X Rescue Squad Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 4, 2010
    Messages:
    420
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    New Mexico
    Ratings:
    +3
    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. :)
     
    Last edited: May 26, 2011
  5. cece5702
    Offline

    cece5702 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    908
    Likes Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +8
    I appreciate your input. Thanks :)
     
  6. juhde
    Offline

    juhde Droid X Rescue Squad Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 4, 2010
    Messages:
    420
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    New Mexico
    Ratings:
    +3
    No problem. o/\o

    Sent from my DROID X2
     
  7. music life
    Offline

    music life Member

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2011
    Messages:
    297
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Va beach
    Ratings:
    +6
    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 :)
     
  8. jmars125
    Offline

    jmars125 New Member

    Joined:
    May 22, 2011
    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    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
     
  9. SPG900NY
    Offline

    SPG900NY Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2009
    Messages:
    48
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    Long Island, NY
    Ratings:
    +0
    Yep. Mine is solid as a rock so far.

    Bigtime.
     
  10. dAi
    Offline

    dAi Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2010
    Messages:
    132
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    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
     
  11. tgyberg
    Offline

    tgyberg Silver Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2009
    Messages:
    3,841
    Likes Received:
    247
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +247
    Current Phone Model:
    GNote2
    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?
     
  12. cece5702
    Offline

    cece5702 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    908
    Likes Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +8
    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.
     
  13. juhde
    Offline

    juhde Droid X Rescue Squad Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 4, 2010
    Messages:
    420
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    New Mexico
    Ratings:
    +3
    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
     
  14. elucid
    Offline

    elucid Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2010
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    San Jose
    Ratings:
    +0
    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?
     
  15. juhde
    Offline

    juhde Droid X Rescue Squad Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 4, 2010
    Messages:
    420
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    New Mexico
    Ratings:
    +3
    @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
     
Search tags for this page

is it worth buying the droid x refurbished