Brand New Verizon Driod Bionic Bricks after a day of use...

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    Soo... I just got my driod bionic today and it bricked this evening when I tried to use google voice search. Here is a photo of the only screen I get on my phone. Here is a complete readout of the boot screen:
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    AP Fastboot Flash Mode (S) (Boot Failure)
    0A.53

    Battery OK
    OK to Program
    Connect USB
    Data CAble

    Invalid CG HAB (CG: devtree, status: 0X0X0035)
     
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    The good news is you won't get a refurbished bionic back. Its the only bright side but that definitely blows.

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    After waiting for the driod bionic for the last 3 months, after a 1/2 day of playing with it my phone is a brick. :( Called verizon support and got escalated tier II within 5 minutes before getting escalated to motorola tech support. Once escalated to motorola after walking through trouble shooting I was told by the representative that "There is a problem with this device" and now I'm headed back to Verizon tomorrow... likely going to be getting new phone redux tomorrow. :) hopefully that will go better.
     
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    Sorry to hear about your troubles, hopefully it's just a fluke. Let us know how it goes tomorrow at the Verizon store.
     
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    Yeah, they are pretty good about this type of thing, especially since it is the first day of the launch. Its kinda punchy though... "The Bionic Brick"
     
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    There's one in every crowd. Phone I mean. Sorry to hear.

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    HA! I agree... FYI... I've been a blackberry guy for 6 years so finally switching to a real smart phone was totally worth it. Driod bionic was amazing! even if it was just 1/2 a day of fun before it bricked. It was worth it! Like dating Mila Kunis for 1/2 a day. ;-)
     
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    im with you....the left side of my screen is unresponsive and will randomly enter whatever it wants...my bionic will be exchanged tomorrow...not a good start...1/2 day of use
     
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    My background is risk management... there is a chance that our experiences are anomalous, in other words... when you make 100s of thousands of phones you are guaranteed to have a few defective ones. That said... lets see how things pan out over the next couple days.
     
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    Went and looked at it, I decided at the last minute to wait. Good thing. Your experience could be an anomaly, but I can't help thinking about tbolt and x2 as well.

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    That's exactly what my OD's been doing since early July after my wife sent it flying off the counter. I really need a new phone and will probably pickup the Bionic within the next few days to a week. Unless I read that a lot more people are having serious issues.
     
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    This reminds me of my Droid X that i got on launch day. I was first in line at my Verizon store.. and I happened to get the only device that had issues... had to keep doing factory restores throughout the day.. would work for a bit.. then stop working again. switched it out the next day and all of fine from there on out
     
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    I totally agree, with the rush to get these phones to the stores because of the large response and longer wait for them I'm positive that there will be a few lemons in the bunch but I'm sure that it will all work out, at least you didn't root first and void the warranty right off the bat !
     
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    Just over 10 hours of up-time and going strong. *Knocks on wood* Wish me luck ;)
     
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    Mila Kunis is built like a 10 year old boy so dating Mia Kunis for 1/2 a day would be like dating a 10 year old boy for 1/2 a day.:blink:
     
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