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Delay in responding to buttons

When it goes in its battery saving mode and I flip it open it takes about 30 sec for the screen to light up. Then it has a serious delay in responding to any buttons.
Once it gets out of this state though, it works well for a while. As soon as I don't use it for a few minutes, it freezes up again and doesn't respond to buttons.
It just started doing this today.... It is fully charged, I haven't dropped it and it has not had any contact with water.

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Re: Delay in responding to buttons

I have similar situation where mine started freezing for no reason.. I suspect faulty battery.. May need replacing and possibly, recall of battery.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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