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Flash 10.1 on Android Tops 1 Million Downloads, Everyone Enjoying it?

Flash 10.1 for Android recently topped 1 million downloads from the market which is quite an achievement, but the more interesting issue is whether or not 1 million users are satisfied.  I know that I have had nothing but positive experiences with Flash’s performance on my Incredible and Droid X, but what about the rest of the userbase?  The original Droid, who’s specs don’t technically meet minimum requirements, has the largest hold on the Android world and early reviews aren’t necessarily screaming positive pie.

How is Flash working out for everyone?  Loving it?  Hating it?

Via:  ZDNet

  • Nospam

    I still use a youtube app to view youtube flash vids. Using the browser to view any flash vids is akin to pulling teeth on my htc desire with froyo on a Japanese mobile 3G network. TOTAL fail.

  • Zac Livesay

    I use it on my incredible and it works fine, although I don't use many flash based things. I guess it's not one of those things I absolutely need, but I do feel like it's still one upping iPhones : p

  • Zfliss

    D1 running Shadow Rom v02.1 w/ ChevyN01 1.0 medV kernel. Flash runs perfect…

  • Droid 1 overclocked to 900Mhz. It works. My phone will overheat if I use it for more than a couple of minutes though. I'm glad to have it, I just have to turn down my clock speed. I have an upgrade in 7 months so hopefully there will be a nice Tegra2 phone out there that I can get. The Droid 1 was a beast when it was released a year ago but I am definitely looking forward to getting something with a lot more under the hood.

  • guessWho

    I don't use it hardly ever. But!, I did get a stab at my professor when he said that he couldn't watch flash sites on his i*hone.

  • Kirintor

    I don't love it, but I can't blame adobe:
    1) OG droid, and even rooted & clocked 1.1ghz, flash is kinda slow on most sites. Specs are specs, but most flash programmers on the web are lazy due to escalating computer/browser power.
    2) The web is better without flash. Flash for animations is fine. Web games in flash can be great. But if I have to DL 5mb of sounds & graphics just to navigate your site on an 'authentic' futuristic spinning circular screen, especially one the breaks the back button and bookmarks, then I'll go somewhere else.
    2.5) Ads. For every awesome site that needs flash (even including those above with Cardassian navigation systems) there are 10 flash “grow your junk”, “see my boobs”, or “infinite money now” flash ads, many of which stream video & yell at max volume. Not only annoying, but with major carriers doing tiered pricing, now costly too.

  • cb2000a

    Flash works great on my D1 (stock). Verizon's network cannot keep up though.

  • Jose Nissan

    Work perfect Droid 1 oc 1g

  • Bengmo

    its better than nothing on my droid1 overclocked to 1ghz, but just barely. The main thing I've noticed it enabling are ads.

  • hunkoman

    Works flawlessly on my D1 rooted. Am using about 81 apps so if your not getting the performance better ROOT Jive turkey.

  • Jorj

    I uninstalled it from my Droid (buglessbeast .5) before i ever even tried it. I hate flash on the desktop and have NO desire to run it on my phone. I love my droid and i love my iPad. Yes, you can appreciate both Android and iOS. 🙂

  • Ronanderson177

    It works well on the og Droid, this one is stock. When leaving flash it lags the system from 5-30 seconds.

  • is it supposed to run slow and kill your battery?

  • The350zWolf

    Enjoying it??? Hell yeah! ;^)

  • Dmorris31

    Better than no Flash but experience so-so on Droid the first.

  • FortitudineVincimus

    it works. I use it now and then.

    I moved mine to the SD card since the app since is absurd. I am not on the latest version, 1 version behind.

  • Jjb

    Just uninstalled Flash. Browser becomes very slow and phone stops working after ending some apps. Last for 15-20 seconds.

  • EvilDroid

    work just fine in my D1 running at 800MHZ 🙂

  • db17k

    Playing Mafia Wars on the DX sucks, all the flash popups get jumbled up and overlapped, also clicking the action buttons rarely has a response. Needs improvement!!!!

  • Eriik

    im hateing it. one of the main reasons i got a droid was because of flash and because i couldnt get an iphone. but now that the iphone may be coming to verizon im probably getting it because flash sucks

  • so many people whine about apps2sd in the comments section. they are so stupid

    • Keefers

      Okay einstein. Share your wisdom and tell us why everyone is stupid.

      • didnt call everyone stupid. just those who dont consider reading the comments and see why its not apps2sd compatible (many many many people have said why) instead of writing “Adobe your supposed to be a big company but cant do the simple task of making this apps2sd compatible you guys are stupid” or “APPS2SD PLEASE ADOBE!!!! THIS AND AIR!!!” or “this needs apps2sd asap, then ill give five stars” or “COME ON!!!! 12MB!!!! THATS INSANE!!!! FLASH SUCKS” or “apps2sd please! uninstalling until fixed” or “apps2sd NOW!!!”. I mean what did they expect? 4mb? ITS FULL FRICKIN FLASH!!!

    • You know, it's not that big a deal on the DX or D2, but for OG Droid owners, it's pretty important! It doesn't affect me, but I understand why people feel that way and I try not to “whine” about people having concerns about their phones.

  • Mdn5024

    Works great on my DX, wish espn3 would work though

    • Chris Nimon

      Thanks to droid4lyfe for boxlive.tv and thegr8zamboni99 for channelsurfing.net I have been watching sports and shows on my Droid.

  • Works great on Droid X. I would not mind faster performance, but I guess that will have to wait until we all get our hands on dual core phones 😛

    One con, battery consumption is high when streaming flash video.

  • [email protected]

    Having a rooted d.1 and over clocked, I have no issues with it, works legendary and I watch movies from iphonemoviez.net with it at work and love it. Maybe people should root their d.1 and see how awsome it is cause I don't have any issues with it at all.

  • Sprotthedestroyer

    Non rooted OGD(OriGinalDroid) and love it. Very rarely messes up, battery life is still great and my ogd doesn't get hot at all. Did at first though. I use it a lot.
    I do think its better than beta but still can't watch everything I want. Love it for watching non mobile videos.
    If you find the right sites to watch the videos are superb.
    I do wish it had move to sd, other than that, love it! Love it!
    LOVE IT!

    • wow dude you must have one of those perfect droids! good watch!

      • Sprotthedestroyer

        I wouldn’t say perfect. Force closes constantly, and even reboots randomly but that’s from other programs and apps. Flash is perfect 90% of the time. When I wrote first comment, went and watched every treehouse of horror(simpsons). No problems. Just because no one else knows how to use flash, doesn’t mean its flash’s fault. Also… sarcasm is only used by ppl who have nothing intelligent to say. Why most ppl use sarcasm, most aren’t intelligent

        • Sprotthedestroyer

          Ha,Ha(in the words of nelson)

  • misa

    I can't find this on the market?

    • Xeneize480

      Probably your phone is not ready for the update. This is for Android 2.2 only.

  • Xeneize480

    DX Flash 10.1 the best that ever happen to my phone. =) I can watch live tv now from any website.

  • Jgordon00

    It's ok on my incredible but I find that INTERACTING with Flash is very difficult. Pressing buttons in the Flash interface is not that responsive and I find that the phone gets confused between whether it's inside the Flash interface or not.

    • Same Problem With My Droid 1.

      • Rob_P

        Same here. It can actually be a bit frustrating. D1, not rooted.