1. chefster74's Avatar
    I bought my first 928 outright 2 weeks after launch. It lasted 21/2 years and crapped out. It was the best and longest lasting smartphone I've owned. I bought a second one from Newegg this past October. They seem to be harder to find now, although at the moment Amazon has a few. Since Verizon has crap for WP lovers, I want to stick with a 928 until either they come out with a new premium phone or ATT has something better than either 950. I don't want to leave Verizon, so here's my question. If I buy another 928 for backup and I don't use it for a couple of years will anything degrade from just sitting?
    Thanks in advance for any info!
    03-26-2016 12:19 PM
  2. AV2RY's Avatar
    You should be fine as long as it doesn't stay in humid, but battery might die. I have a Motorola A925, a brick, that I got as present back in ~2005. I didn't use it since 2009, and few months ago I tried turning it on, it does but battery doesn't last long
    Last edited by AV2RY; 03-28-2016 at 07:50 PM.
    03-26-2016 12:33 PM
  3. chefster74's Avatar
    Now that's some useful info! Thank you! I actually bought an Icon yesterday from Amazon. I think what I'll do is keep the 928 charged & use it for Pandora at work and whatever else I choose, including being a back up phone. Looking forward to getting an Icon! At least if MS ever releases a worthy WP10 OS the Icon can get it!
    03-28-2016 05:03 PM

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