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I have an Atrix 2 purchased through Hong-kong warehouse of Motorola and using in Europe. It was terrible on Gingerbread 2.3, always dropped the signal in Europe. I was thinking phone is defected... And then suddenly, after 2 months of the purchase the ICS was available for update on the phone directly. I can only tell, this is the best phone ever I had. There is no signal issues anymore, the battery lasts for over 2 days with heavy phone usage, like talking a lot on it. For the price of this phone you will never get better phone. It has strong processor, always fast, Google voice navigation great, I downloaded Swype beta for the phone keyboard and now I can send SMS, E-mails by talking only :) I recommend this device for everybody! Buy with white colored back, very elegant! Gorilla Glass is great for the device, I have no scratches on the phone, altough I have just ordered a protective sheet onto the surface as I guessed I am just lucky no scratches after 4 months :)

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  • 2013-01-19 18:15
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One Week on Chinese Jelly Bean OS

Rooted it Just after installing the OS

No bugs to report...
Rock stable and smooth as silk
New (much wanted) options added -

New options in camera - shutter sound, button
Internal Mem 6gb and is named as SD card
notification bar tongles (shortcuts)
Fire wall and profile managers
Auto ShutDown and startup

the phone costs 18k in flipkart (India) and 250$ on Amazon USA.. so kindly do not compare or recommend phones worth ~10k more with lesser performance and immeture UI's... (Sony's A9, Adreno 220 Gpu line up)

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  • 2013-01-19 10:35
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whta are the price of this phone now in market??original one

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  • 2013-01-18 21:36
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> In reply to koie @ 2012-12-05 06:29 from 6vv% - click to readits available for application only, remaining memory around 6 GB is for Web top, use JB update from chines version

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  • 2013-01-18 19:12
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1st-don't flash to JB just yet .cause there might be problems , wait for 1 or 2 more weeks for Devs to work on it :)

2nd-you really can't buy a better phone than this for the price :) this is better than s@ and xperia S and and xperia ion , xperia acro s .... they are more expensive than this but not better than this , they only have good cameras (xperia series ) .the use adreno 220 GPU which sucks like shit when it comes to games , but this awesome phone has a powerVR GPU which is awesome for games ..

i play
Nova 3 HD
modern combat 2 HD
modern combat 3 HD
mass effect HD
NFS most wanted HD
Real racing HD

and many more .....
buy this if you have money ! why pay extra for phones which only got the looks ?

always remeber what Intel says !

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  • 2013-01-18 11:02
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> In reply to Raj @ 2013-01-11 13:04 from s8FI - click to readNot really but m not able to root my phone after updating to JB their is a link but its not working for me
and ha no apn's u have to set them is far better then moto's ICS n now u can use 5.3gb of internal memory to store user data thats the main +point..Proceed with CAUTION

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  • 2013-01-14 19:33
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does it support OTG?

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  • 2013-01-14 17:40
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-13 15:53 from utj7 - click to readCan we get steps on how to install jellybean on the atrix2

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  • 2013-01-14 15:38
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> In reply to frankenstein monster @ 2013-01-13 16:40 from FMYC - click to readpls check twice your phone the installer engine for EA already have. just download it. if not go to shop have you buy...hahahaha

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  • 2013-01-14 09:27
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low price high value, this is all about atrix 2. the best in price . better then samsung(same in class) camera and gaming speed performance + hdmi output that all u need a little thing but big advantage. credit to motorola RND. 2 thumb ups.

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  • 2013-01-14 09:22
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> In reply to bharat @ 2013-01-12 14:07 from HsEf - click to readTo set ringtones first u have to download an app from play store such as "ringtone maker"

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  • 2013-01-13 18:26
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> In reply to Sat @ 2012-12-28 12:00 from PQZ8 - click to readHI ,
can u pls help how to download EA games on my atrix 2.

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  • 2013-01-13 16:40
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A surprise leak on the XDA forums gave the Motorola Atrix 2 users access to an official Jelly Bean ROM for their smartphones.
Of course, there’s always the option of installing a CyanogenMod 10 firmware, too.
Proceed with caution and wave goodbye to your warranty.

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  • 2013-01-13 15:53
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finished upgrading to ICS

well, i guess everybody is right. battery drains faster (not really fast) but faster compare to GB

lagging sometimes (not annoying) but not as smooth now compared to GB

well, got this unit for 199NZD, openline, with free 8gb sandisk msd< plus free shipping. cant complain :D

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  • 2013-01-12 18:50
  • UFAg
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i am unable to solve the problems...
1.not able to use internal memory
2.unable to set mp3 file as ring tone(dint find the option set as ringtone)
3. unable to download free EA games given by motorola when i purchased
can someone hel[ me please..........

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  • 2013-01-12 14:14
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i am having so many problem not able to solve...
1. unable to use the internal memory?
2. unable to mp3 file as ring tone(dint find the set as ringtone option)?
3. not able to download the free EA games?
can someone help me please.....

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  • 2013-01-12 14:07
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got my atrix 2 today
upgrading to ICS (fingers crossed)

i hope i will not have problems wth batt, etc

tried doing skype video calls. super crappy video (i dunno why)
audio is super clear though

newbie @ android. trying to figure out this "widgets" :D

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  • 2013-01-12 08:50
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> In reply to shubham412302 @ 2013-01-11 07:13 from Xuq1 - click to readDear Shubham
do you face any issues with the leaked jb update?
any drawbacks, network issues ?

Reply awaited


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  • 2013-01-11 13:04
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> In reply to shubham412302 @ 2013-01-11 07:13 from Xuq1 - click to readya had a look...did u flash?

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  • 2013-01-11 10:57
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Really great phone no issues.
Even the jb build is leaked and its easily flashable...
Using this device and really love it...
Best phone in range..

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  • 2013-01-11 07:13
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