Bionic Priced Confirmed; $299 With Contract

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  1. sb1831

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    And yet a document t that ANYONE can fabricate with ridiculously inaccurate pricing details on every other phone is believable? Now THAT is funny
     
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    Hmm, don't remember saying that... I must've been drinking...
     
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    I got my money set aside. My wife is getting the Bionic with her upgrade, then I'm trading her for my X on the spot :D
     
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    new leak! I saw this online, so it must be true.

    New Bionic information leaked today...

    OFFICIAL NEWS FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: (Insert Robin Williams, Good Morning Vietnam News Teletype sound here, dee-dee-d-d-dee-dee)

    Today Congress convened for a special late night session to draft legislation regarding Verizon Wireless and Motorola's newest venture commonly known as Droid Bionic. Democrats where outraged when the Republicans decided on a price fix for the new cellular product at $699, feeling this was out of reach for most taxpayers during this new recession and adding to the problem is the fact that those who could afford the phone would possibly not spend their money further hurting an already struggling economy. President Obama stepped in with a new stimulus package offering $400 federal discount subsidies to try and sway the American people into purchasing the new device. Obama was quoted as saying, "Today is a great day for the cellular using public at large. Today I signed into law new legislation that allows for a $400 concession to any US Citizen, or illegal Alien who purchases a new Droid Bionic. Furthermore, anyone that actually has a basic phone will get an additional $100 rebate to be spent at Verizon on what's already and overpriced accessory market." When asked how long these alleged rebate would take to arrive, Obama retorted, "Just as soon as any of the other changes I promised during my campaigns arrive."

    Again this is official news directly from Washington, and should be treated as such. We thought about trying to create an Excel sheet to further prove our point, but decided people believe anything they read on the internet and to do such would be a waste of time and resources to easily mirroring our current government.

    :p
     
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    Eh....300 for a phone is a lot

    700 off contract *allegedly* is even more a grip

    I'm waiting till Black Friday regardless of what I do though...
     
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    $300 is a lot for something that is technically temporary. I'll be replacing it in 21 months. But since I'm sick of dealing with my OG Droid I'll be picking this up online as soon as I can. I signed up for notifications from either verizon or moto can't remember which to stay informed about the bionic. Have not received one email about the phone. Odd, did anyone else sign up for this? Anyone know how soon orders can be placed online? Would like to order it Thursday as I'm leaving for vacation on Saturday.
     
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    No problem with the price, like other have said I expected it. Tbolt was 250 with Single core and Charge was single and 300.
    Anyway, however no Im no longer in the market for this phone, but ill wait and see too. It took them way too long to get it out and much better phones are right on the horizon now. Im waiting to see the Prime. Im content with my D2 for now so I can wait and see how all the other phones pan out and decide then. The Bionics alredy been rooted and that was my biggest concern with it actually. So at this point between all the phones coming its all down to relatively inconsequential things like the screen and a couple mghz in the processor speed. So its hold the all and see what I like best.
     
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    I was so anxious for this phone, but there's been so many rumors of other "must have" phones, that I'm going to wait until the dust settles and the reviews come in.
     
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    Like what phones, exactly? Bionic is pretty much fully loaded. Yeah, maybe it could be 1.2 or 1.5ghz dual core, but aside from that. Aside from that, what's it really lacking? I'll have to see for myself if all this pentile-hate is really justified or not. I don't have any complaints about my OG Droid screen (maybe other than in direct sunlight) and the Bionic has to be quite a bit better.
     
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    Bionic and Photon

    Did I miss something? Is the Photon 4g not the exact same phone - 8MP, FFC, HDMI out, QHD, WiFi sharing, 1GHZ DualCore, 32gb MicroSD, Base Station, etc.. The only thing I see that Bionic has that the Photon doesn't is Verizon's LTE support. Did MOTO release the same phone with a different look for another carrier and still can't publicly confirm a release date on the Bionic that's been delayed 9 months and is supposed to be a flagship phone? Odd.

    Thoughts?
     
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    FYI, the droid commercial that leaked a lil bit ago with the female fighting a robot was on TV last night.. maybe during Hells Kitchen... with the 09.08.11 release date flashed at the end.. so Friday is officially official.