HTC Touch Pro2 (CDMA)
VZW TP2 WM 6.5 seems to be out
http://www.pcdphones.com/phone_downloads.aspx?bid=12 ... »
Here are two threads about this upgrade:
http://pdaphonehome.com/forums/htc-touch-pro-2/14224 ... »
Anyone tried it yet?
This thing went from an overnight full charge removed at 10:00AM today to the low battery warning at 5:30PM, and I didn't even make one call! I guess it's going back soon.
The "Sense" interface for email is a horrible pain in the butt. Oh, gee, I can swipe sideways to review mail in my Inbox, but getting to Outlook's nested folders is not an easy task.
The touch screen is way too sensitive. My XV6800 was more finger-fr...
I must be freakin' blind!
Let me add that the honeycomb pattern of icons makes it look as though some kid flung a handful of icons onto the screen. I'm redaing the manual to find where I can re-arrange the icons.
Plus, the Sense UI is nice. We (finally!) have a lot of rain here in southern California, and I laughed out loud when I saw the wiper clean the "rain" off of the screen. Lightning is even more funny...it actually flashes on the screen and screen flashes white. Some programmers had fun with it!
Battery life? SUCKS if one has the weather auto-update on. I get about eight hours out of it without the auto-update. Because I often spend a lot of time driving, I just plug it into the charger and don't worry about it.
My biggest concern with the upgrade was regarding comments about battery life. Well, I'm experiencing the same issue when I have bluetooth turned on. With light usage, my battery is dead after about 5 hours. When I turn bluetooth off, I'm getting 24+ hours with light usage, which was better than my experience with 6.1. I set weather, stocks, and RSS to update manually. The network speed is good, so it only takes a few seconds to update manually (RSS longer). I set my work Exchange email to sync every 15 minutes and Hotmail every 30 minutes.
The overall speed seems to be faster too, however this...