Bionic Press Shots! Looks Relatively Thin To Me

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by Arkbird, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Arkbird

    Arkbird DF News Team
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2010
    Messages:
    1,749
    Likes Received:
    63
    Trophy Points:
    78
    Location:
    Northern Virginia/Washington DC
    Ratings:
    +63
    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    "You always know when a device is just days away from an announcement because a leaked something or other pops up every couple of hours. The latest, appears to be a set of press shots for the DROID Bionicthat showcase its silver rim and more importantly, its thickness. With these side shots, we were able to match the device up against the DROIDX and decide if this will be the next 4G LTE tank from Verizon. It’s actually looking like Moto may have slimmed at least a portion of it down a notch and isn’t all that much heftier than the semi-slim DX. It may not be Galaxy S II slim, but at least in pictures, it looks like it could be manageable."

    DROID Bionic Mini-Press Shots Sneak Out, A Clear Look at its Thickness - Droid Life: A Droid Community Blog
     
  2. jroc

    jroc Silver Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    Messages:
    3,843
    Likes Received:
    62
    Trophy Points:
    163
    Location:
    Washington DC
    Ratings:
    +63
    Okay....doesnt look so fat now.
     
  3. Liderc

    Liderc Silver Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,269
    Likes Received:
    45
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings:
    +45
    Looks thinner because of the illusion the silver causes around the edge. Look at it when I photoshop the edge to black.

    [​IMG]
    Did an overlay with the Bionic behind the DX2, the red represents the Bionic's additional thickness.

    This is without the induction back piece, which makes the back of the device the same size as the bump for the entire back.

    View attachment 39554
     
    #3 Liderc, Aug 26, 2011
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2011
  4. rayw796

    rayw796 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010
    Messages:
    40
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    The far right image looks like a different phone. The hump is not the same as in all the other side shots.
     
  5. Liderc

    Liderc Silver Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,269
    Likes Received:
    45
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings:
    +45
    That's the DX/X2 for comparison.
     
  6. NittanyLion4life

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2011
    Messages:
    122
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    :icon_eek: lol
     
  7. nlinecomputers

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2010
    Messages:
    450
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Texas
    Ratings:
    +1
    I own a DX2 and it's pretty thin except the camera bulge which is quite pronounced on it. The bionic looks to be as think in the camera area and doesn't slope off nearly as much. It's gonna be huge, thick and heavy imo.
     
  8. Arkbird

    Arkbird DF News Team
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2010
    Messages:
    1,749
    Likes Received:
    63
    Trophy Points:
    78
    Location:
    Northern Virginia/Washington DC
    Ratings:
    +63
    And that's what she said.
     
  9. Trusstopher

    Trusstopher Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Messages:
    2,610
    Likes Received:
    83
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Oklahoma
    Ratings:
    +84
    Don't worry... it never ends up as big as it was described...
     
  10. tedZilla99

    tedZilla99 Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2009
    Messages:
    49
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Ratings:
    +12
    That is, also, what she said.
     
  11. Tillmorn

    Tillmorn Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2011
    Messages:
    185
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    33
    Ratings:
    +6
    I think perhaps we've become too obsessed with thin phones. Looking at that comparison, it doesn't look to be any thicker than my Eris. Or maybe I just don't need SII slimness. I guess I'll approach the phones the same way I do women, I don't want them "I never eat" paper-thin for fear I may break them with a simple squeeze.
     
  12. Liderc

    Liderc Silver Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,269
    Likes Received:
    45
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings:
    +45
    I like the ones that "never eat", so maybe there's a correlation between choice in women and phones?

    =P