So is it worth getting or should I wait?

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    Found a good deal on an Incredible and am really thinking about picking it up. My biggest issue I guess is all the problems I have been reading about on here about the 2.2 Froyo update and all the problems it has been causing for everyone.

    So my question is... is it worth getting the Droid Incredible? I dont wanna get stuck with a phone thats automatically going to give me problems.

    Thanks in advance :)
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    I have not had any problems with my phone. Before or after the update. A great phone. Best I've had so far.
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    the incredible is a great phone. i love it and have had no update problems. (the droid1 had update problems, i dont think the incredible did)

    it will probably be outdated by the end of the year, but its still a great phone, and wont be crushed by the new phones for a while
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    Thanks for the replys guys.

    Just seems like I keep reading about issues about updating to 2.2 etc... I understand every phone will have some problems, I just dont want to to buy something thats going to give me a buncha issues.
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    Since I've heard more good things about the Incredible than negative, I decided to buy one a couple months ago. All in all, the Incredible is just that - INCREDIBLE! Performance and looks is great and battery performance is okay but I remedied that issue with a couple 2150 batteries, the OEM battery, and a Seidio wall charger. No more "bump charging" which I find ridiculous. I am up for an phone upgrade in about 8 months so in the meantime I'll get my monies worth out of the Incredible and get more knowledgeable about smartphones and apps.
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    this phone its truly incredible. I went from a Palm Treo 755p to a Motorola Droid, then I turned that in before30 days and got the Incredible. I have had no problems with it, to the contrary, its great sI am never without it. Except that it sucks batteries like lemonade. I must carry a spare battery with me if I'm not going to be near a charger.
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    I don't have an Dinc, but a very good friend has one and it blazes compaired to my D1. We both manually downloaded Froyo and Flash and we both opened web sites at the same time and his always left my D1 in the dust. The only problem he has is battery life.
    If I could upgrade it would be the Dinc, although the huge screen on the DX is very tempting.

    Pain or damage or even beatings don't end the world. The world end when you're dead. Until then you have more punishment store. Stand out like a man and give some back. Oh yeah I still use Tapatalk.
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    I got my Incredible 2 days ago. It came out of the box with 2.2. I love this phone. No problems yet. It even works as a wifi hotspot!
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    It's definitely a great phone. When it comes to waiting, though, that's really up to you. There's always a newer and better phone going to come out after, so it just depends on your patience. I however love my incredible and wouldn't trade it for anything
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    best phoned ive ever owned... hands down... size... form factor... speed. features... just returned a droid x for it... which was the worst phone ive ever owned.
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    New phones are coming out sooner than later. Especially since the holidays are right around the corner. I'm sure as soon as someone gets the lastest and greatest something else comes out ready to take its place. Get what you want now and be glad with it for now. I don't know, I just might stick with my Incredible for more than another year as it is so much fun and fits what I need/want at the moment in a smartphone.
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    After I posted, I have received email notifications of all new posts to this thread. Is that the default?
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    Yes, I believe it is. You'll have to change that in you Control Panel.

    The Incredible got a good recommendation in the Sept 2010 issue of Consumers Reports.
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    You can turn this off by going to "user cp" and then on the left hand side "edit options" and then "messaging and notifications"
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    Thanks for the tips. They worked.
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    No issues here, my Incredible is just that, INCREDIBLE.dancedroid
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    Only problem I've been. Having is an overheating issue.. other than that love the phone the x is just way too big. Thought phones were getting smaller as time went on that phone is freak show big...lol
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    Well..... I like mine but if your planning on EVER using the NAVIGATION on it for more than 2 HOURS at a time.....FORGET IT... I used navigation for about 2 hours and 15 minutes straight and the phone shut off from over heating...it was also plugged into the cigarette lighter at the time. I let it cool down and turned it back on....it no longer had any 3G or wifi....fast-forward, and my buddy happened to do the exact same thing with his....coinsidence....I think not!!! Also I recently purchased a 3500mah battery for it because the battery life stock is just ridiculous. I'm just riding time untill the LTE's come out.:)

    The DINC stock.......... Is like getting that new shinny sports car of your dreams and being limitted to only driving it around the block once a week.
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    That's weird. I've used mine for GPS nav & music together on 4+ hour drives without any problem.

    To Steve, the Incredible is a good phone, but 6 months is a long time in smartphone land. There are newer models with better features. For example, the Hummingbird CPU in Samsung Galaxy is both more powerful AND more energy efficient than Incredible's Snapdragon.
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    Wow....you must have the DINC super phone.... google will show that this is a huge problem...not just me.