Just got my D3

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 3' started by digipoo, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. digipoo

    digipoo New Member

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    Got my D3 last night, and I let it charge all night. 6 hours of light to heavy usage and the phone was at 10%. Liking the battery life so far as it is on par with my previous droid X. The one thing that I fell is missing is the ability to turn the screen back on with the hardware buttons or even the capacitive buttons like I could with the DX when I hit the home key. Is there anyway to get his functionality back? Aside from that I have the extended battery but I haven't used it yet and the case/holster combo seems a little incompetent (it is too easy to slide the phone out).
     
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    Hmm...
    Not sure how to get it.

    But about the battery life. It really has only gotten better for me.
    By my 5th full charge I get a good 10 hours with average usage.
     
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    I was downloading via the market for an hour and doing the rest of the setup, 3 hours downloading music and streaming, 2 hours of travel in areas underground or in tunnels while listening to music. So I think that it is already stellar.
     
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    Thats good. At first mine was bad, but that may have been because I couldn't put it down lol.

    But now mine is very good. I don't even need an extended battery.
    Kinda makes not having 4G a good thing.
     
  5. digipoo

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    One of the main reasons I did not ask for a 4G capable device as a replacement. The other reason was because of the keyboard. Oh dear sweet physical keyboard how I have missed you so.
     
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    "No Lock" in the market will allow you to use the volume rocker buttons to turn the screen on but it also keeps the lock screen from locking the device. (If that matters to you.)
     
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    You can slide your keyboard up?

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    I think why people get bad battery stats is that they don't kill the battery ( use it till its dead) and fully charge (don't use until 100 percent) the first 3 times of charge

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    Me too!! I went from a Droid X to a Droid 3 and the having a keyboard again is GLORIOUS!!! It is so much better than the droid 2 keyboard.
     
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    I think that once would suffice.
     
  11. DroidXDoes4G

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    IKR.

    I could never go to a non-keybord phone after this.
    It helps in countless ways.

    Plus, the size is smaller, meaning I can fit my phone comfortably in my pocket finally. (after using a TB and Droid X)

    And the phone is just fast. I have about 10 widgets, a live wallpaper set to run at 60 FPS, music playing through headphones, and multitasking like crazy, but the phone doesn't lag a bit!
     
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    Well that's what dual core does for you


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