Motorola DROID X ad shows off Mobile 3G Hot Spot capabilties
0. phoneArena 29 Jul 2010, 16:24 posted on
A new commercial for the Motorola DROID X focuses on using the handset as a Mobile 3G Hot Spot...
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1. Caligula (Posts: 20; Member since: 12 Jun 2010)
droid does for the first half a day , they better do the multitasking the right way and don't waste the battery . "Droid does" , what a joke.
2. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)
I get 12-14 hours of relatively heavy use out of my X every day, and pretty much the same on my Moto Droid for the first 8 months I had it, not sure what you're talking about... If you leave bluetooth/gps/wifi on all day then yes you are probably right.
3. Caligula (Posts: 20; Member since: 12 Jun 2010)
yea , you're right but some people need a phone that Does , or maybe I got a POS droid.
4. Gowireless (Posts: 85; Member since: 23 Feb 2010)
what do you think the droid does what do you have caligula iphone pos
5. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)
The fact that it does it all is why it uses so much battery, buy a second battery.. at least you can.
8. hawk62 (Posts: 320; Member since: 21 Nov 2009)
Droid does KILL BATTERY FAST!, come with too much bs pre-installed, have an inferior app market! I cant even count how many times mine has been charged since switching monday.
9. Gowireless (Posts: 85; Member since: 23 Feb 2010)
well for a phone that does so much i think they get pretty good battery life
13. gambino37 (Posts: 146; Member since: 16 Oct 2009)
Ha Ha the iSheep are just dumb. I put iOS 4 on my iPod touch and it drains the battery just as fast, if not FASTER, than my X. I agree though, lots of bloatware that cant be uninstalled. Yes I know I can root it but I just dont think it needs it. As far as the markets, they both have tons of crap on them. Its just that Apple's market has tens of thousands MORE crappy apps than Android. Droid X f$%cking awesome....iPhone/pod just plain f$#cked.
18. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)
You are doing something wrong, plain and simple. I wonder if you are interested in resolving the issue or if you just want to bitch about it online...
21. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)
Only GPS drains my Droid...everything else - multiple applications runnin includin bluetooth i get a day and a half.
10. spiceguy (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Jul 2010)
Is there a better way now to save battery than using the "Advanced task killer" app? I put that little green shortcut on every screen since I use it so much. I also use the" multi function switch" widgit. What else is there?
20. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)
Advanced task killer DOES NOT help your battery life unless you know EXACTLY what you're doing. I don't care what anyone says if they tell you differently they don't know what they're talking about.
11. avengedfo7ld (Posts: 14; Member since: 25 Sep 2009)
@hawk 62 If you were that upset with the phone, Verizon has a 30 day worry free guarantee. Take it back. No one is holding your hand to keep you on Verizon. Phones do amazing things now a days and for their relatively small size when compared to devices that do the same (ie: laptops) the batteries also have to be smaller. Stop complaining about the phone and tell the engineers of the world to figure out a better, longer lasting battery. It's not the phones fault if you are telling it to do EVERYTHING. Go buy a Power wheels car and complain about the battery in that too. 1 hour of riding for 14 hours of charge. Iphone users will be Iphone users, but Android is coming hard and heavy. We all have choices.
14. hawk62 (Posts: 320; Member since: 21 Nov 2009)
This site is getting sad. It is filled with a bunch loser. I can agree that with someone who thinks that the Droid x battery is weak. But you sad losers can't take someone that doesn't bow down to the phone you like. The iphone is not perfect. But quit my bitching? Really all you people do is bitch about the iphone.
15. avengedfo7ld (Posts: 14; Member since: 25 Sep 2009)
I did not say one bad thing about the iphone just saying to each his own. We all choose the phone we use and im just saying if your that mad about the battery its on you if you keep it that's the beauty of 30 day worryfree guarantee
16. ace1122 (Posts: 237; Member since: 23 Mar 2009)
I agree with hawk62. Some people take everything so seriously. It is a cell phone! Why are you gonna get so mad when some says the battery life sucks? He is talking about a cell phone, not your mother. Relax we can all have our personal opinions without dissing each other. Chill out. Booing the first guy is understandable but not hawk62. He also loves the droid but just thinks the battery isn't great. I mean like wtf that's not even bitching. You wouldn't say that to someone in a Verizon store if they said the battery life sucked so why do it on here?
17. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3104; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
Why get so upset over the battery? It takes like 3 hours to fully charge it when it's dead. It doesn't take long at all and i blight a wall charger for work and a car charger. Have you seen some of the feature phones as of late? Whoaaaa 3 hours of talk time!!!!! Its that simple i mean if they used really big ass batteries and took away all the awesome features, you know what you'd have? A phone that has a long battery life but weighs a ton and is as thick as hell. Then people would complain about that, they'd complain about his boring and thick the phone is. Buy a battery or wall charger and you're good to go!
19. allboutverizon (Posts: 66; Member since: 20 May 2009)
I've never had problem with my DroidX battery. Then again I'm mobile alot and that's what car chargers are for. The problem is some people expect to use a million and 2 applications (music, video, games, camcorder, and other energy heavy applications. They expect the battery to last all day long, but that's not gonna happen with any phone. Even the precious Iphone. People need to come back to life, it's no different then the rechargebale batteries I have in my wireless mouse. They go dead when excess-fully used.