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    I really wanted the Galaxy S2, but the Droid Bionic looks almost identical stat wise. Anyone disappointed?
     
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    Bionic was always my #1 choice
     
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    Loving my bionic so far.
     
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    Bionic

    I stopped into Verizon today to see the Bionic. It's a nice looking phone, feels good in my hand, and it's pretty light. I currently have a CHARGE.

    Anyway, I played with this phone for a good 10 minutes. It has a few nice features but I can't honestly say I'm ready to give up my charge for this phone. The photo quality on the Bionic is TERRIBLE compared with the Charge. Ok, so maybe it was the phone I was using? That's what I thought so I picked up another one and started snapping away. I'm not impressed. The photo quality is just terrible. I know what you're all thinking... "It's a phone, not a camera"... yeah, get over it. These days a phone is just a feature of a hand held gadget capable of doing so much more than making phone calls. The poor quality of this cam is no excuse.

    I really saw no speed differences with features although I will say the screen scrolling is better on the Bionic. Feels much more natural than the Charge.

    Everything else about the screen on the Charge is much better than the Bionic.

    I'm really curious to learn about the battery life on the Moto.

    I have some money burning a hole in my pocket but at the moment I think I'm going to wait this one out. We'll see.
     
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    The photos I've been taking are pretty good, the 1080p videos are fairly stunning.
     
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    take the Bionic out in direct sunlight and you might just change your mind
     
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    I switched from the Charge (only had it for a week though) and like the Bionic MUCH better. For me it's not even a close comparison as I found the charge really laggy and battery was pretty bad. I also haven't had some of camera issues others have talked about. I do miss the charge screen though.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
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    I'm not sure what your issue with the Bionic camera is, but I took a great picture of my dog in pitch black dark, couldn't even see the dog on the screen, and it turned out great. Last night I took a video with it of my kids performing with their marching band and that looks amazing too.
     
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    Left my Thunderbolt for the Bionic. Best decision I've made this month. Uncheck widescreen on the photos and it will go from 6MP to 8MP. I can't tell the difference between either MP though. I like the fact that it's a phone and not a camera first. Crystal clear clarity while talking, unlike the Thunderbolt. Everyone says I'm talking in a tunnel.
     
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    Photos I have taken with the Bionic look amazing. If they didn't I would have returned it yesterday. What were the settings set to on the display model?
     
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    The photos are okay depending on the light but the video is pretty darn good imo.
     
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    Indoor picture quality sucks compared to my Nokia 1.3MP camera, hope they can fix this with an update. Beside that, I'm very happy with my Bionic. Very quick/snappy device. Reason I waited for dual core running 2.3. Liking it more than I thought I would, haven't even finished setting it up yet.
     
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    im very disappointed in the screen. other than that i LOVE this phone.
     
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    I've had the Thunderbolt, the Charge and now the Bionic. I definitely like the Bionic best. The Charge was superior to the Thunderbolt as well, IMHO. The only problem I'm having now with the Bionic is a bad battery but that should be easily rectified.
     
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    For switching phones that often do you always have to pay full retail price?