What a pain the Droid X is turning out to be. I can’t live with it, and I can’t live without it.

It’s like a pair of shoes that look and feel amazing, but just don’t fit quite right. You spend a lot of time hoping your feet were of the right size :(

It’s actually one of the most amazing devices I’ve ever owned – the display is simply gorgeous, and the interface is amazing.

So what’s not to like? Well how about its battery life? My battery drains even while the phone is inactive. And, by drain, I mean it goes down by as much as 40% while it sits on my bedstand.

My workaround? Turn it off before I go to bed – or leave it charging all night.

And, by default, the Wifi turns itself off when the screen is turned off. Then when you turn the phone back on, you don’t get online without waiting for anywhere from 5 to 15 to 30 minutes. Even your 3G is powerless to help.

My workaround? I found this on a Moto forum – go into advanced settings and choose not to turn off Wifi when the display is turned off. I’m guessing this will eat up battery – but it’s much better than having to wait for Wifi to kick in.

Will I return this phone, and get a Droid 2 or the Incredible instead? I’m not sure – ask me in 2 weeks.

For now, I’m folding my feet so they fit into these shoes. Maybe I’ll get used to walking this way :)