1. jaydee15's Avatar
    I am in the market for a new phone, i cant wait any longer for the thunderbolt. I am debating between the Dinc or the X, leaning more towards the X cause of the size. which one would you guys recommend, what are the goods and bads? I appreciate any help you guys can provide. Thanks again
    03-08-2011 01:31 PM
  2. papadonna's Avatar
    The Droid X of course!!!

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    03-08-2011 01:46 PM
  3. CitiDB's Avatar
    Would recommend an X, you get more bang for the buck...the reason I chose it over the DInc back in July. However, both are old and coming up on EOL sooner rather than later. Perhaps waiting on the X2, Bionic, or Thunderbolt
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    03-08-2011 01:47 PM
  4. Maximaniac's Avatar
    You might want to go into a VZ store and try them both. The DInc is running Sense and the DX is running MotoBlur. Those are pretty different launchers; however, they can be changed by rooting and installing a ROM. Plus, the DX is a larger phone overall compared to the DInc, so it helps if you play around with both to see what you're more comfortable with. I prefer the DX, personally.
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    03-08-2011 02:19 PM
  5. RHChan84's Avatar
    HTC has more options for custom ROMS since DX has a locked bootloader. But other then that, size is the biggest different.
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    03-08-2011 02:40 PM
  6. greydarrah's Avatar
    No way the Inc can make through a day without a charge. You'll probably get 4 to 6 hours. The X will run 24 to 48. The X has a bigger screen, way more memory and currently lives at the top of technological heap.
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    03-08-2011 03:54 PM
  7. jaydee15's Avatar
    thanks guys that was helpful.
    03-08-2011 07:21 PM
  8. Arelunde's Avatar
    Also, the launcher situation can be significantly improved by using Launcher Pro Plus (the paid version).

    You can have up to 7 screens with a rotating dock at the bottom with up to 15 slots where you can load your own app shortcuts. On top of that, you can add 15 more apps to the dock in the "swipe" mode. So, the dock can handle up to 30 (!!) apps to launch. You will be amazed how quickly you will fill 7 home screens, especially using the quality widgets offered by LPP (ex: calendar, people, facebook, friends, etc.)

    For contacts in People, when you touch the photo of your person, you get a pop-up where you can choose call, open contact info, text, email or find the address on a map with directions.
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    03-08-2011 07:30 PM
  9. dwaynewilliams#WN's Avatar
    The Droid X is a slightly better phone because of the screen size and battery life. But I like the Sense UI a lot better.
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    03-08-2011 08:09 PM
  10. davidnc's Avatar
    i can easy make it though the day on stock battery on incredible ,4 to 6 hours come on ,i never got that short of life on it lol

    on my incredible moderate use can make 16 hrs(when stock rom) better now on custom rom
    dx moderate use 18 to maybe 20 hrs(when stock rom)better now on custom rom

    sent using TaPaTaLk
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    03-08-2011 08:27 PM
  11. en28so's Avatar
    My friend has an incredible and I have a Droid X. When we are at work, her phone has way less reception and it dies way faster than my X. That's what I have noticed. And of course, my screen is way bigger. I would go for the X.
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    03-08-2011 11:59 PM
  12. Johnly's Avatar
    You want it light and small, or big bad and large, ha ha ha! X forever....HDMI and a big bad battery.
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    03-09-2011 12:04 AM
  13. RHChan84's Avatar
    Extended battery seems to be the biggest thing but there are options for extended battery so if your trying to decide and battery is your concern, there are other batteries.
    Then it comes down to screen size and HTC sense or MotoBlur.

    But on the other end, MotoBlur can be replaced with LPP, ADW or GoLauncher.
    03-09-2011 12:43 AM
  14. Johnly's Avatar
    If a maker can't give you a battey? then what did they give you?
    03-09-2011 12:58 AM
  15. RHChan84's Avatar
    A lighter and thinner device.
    03-09-2011 01:51 AM
  16. Johnly's Avatar
    That craps after 8
    03-09-2011 02:22 AM
  17. Johnly's Avatar
    Hail metal moto and a 20 hour bat. Taiwan....well, it is what is is!
    03-09-2011 02:24 AM
  18. El Jefe's Avatar
    Did you post this same question in the Dinc forum too? Of course everyone in the Dx forum is going to say Dx, I just want you to get an unbiased answer.

    I chose a Dx over the Dinc in August for reasons that mattered to me. You just need to decide for yourself what slightly different features are important to you, not anyone else. They are both great phones.
    03-09-2011 07:37 AM