new to android, coming from iphone 4

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  1. 6thgear

    6thgear Member

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    reporting from CA, got my droid x on launch day.. couldnt deal with dropping calls with att so switched to verizon and picked up this bad boy. hoping to learn a lot from this forum.
     
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    :welcome: to the forums.
    Glad to see that you have chosen a android phone over the confines of the iphone. They really are great devices.
    If you have any questions just ask, there are many people here ready to help.:)
     
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    thanks! very excited to hear a firmware ota update has been released today!
     
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    Is it android 2.2?
     
  5. JCo352

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    Wow, we sure have been getting a lot of iPhone4 converts lately. Maybe Steve really did drop the ball this time. Anyways, welcome to DroidForums!
     
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    no its firmware .604
     
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    Nope.
    10 char
     
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    Thanks JCo, Dont get me wrong the iphone is one heck of a phone, great build quality, stylish, and fast, but i needed a phone that can actually make calls. Even with the 3gs that didn't have the external antenna I was constantly dropping calls.
     
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    Welcome 6thGear! Like you, I'm a former iPhone (3G) owner. I've not had any regrets making the switch. Being able to root and switch roms has been a lot of fun. Additionally, the VZW network just out preforms AT&T.

    Let us know if you have questions.

    Mike
     
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    Thanks mwharton, im really excited to learn about all the capabilities of this phone! My iphone was jailbroken and I think I customized almost every aspect of that phone, but the droid seems insane with its rooting and overclocking capabilities.
     
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    Yes the ability to customize is far superior to the iPhone. The only downside -- it is very very addictive. My wife just looks at me and says " what are you changing now"

    Hope you have as much fun as I've had.

    Mike
     
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    Unfortunately those capabilities are not yet possible on the Droid X.
     
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    Oh darn, I missed that. Sorry 6thGear