Droid 3 or continue waiting for Bionic?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by codye91, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. codye91

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    Okay guys. I need some input and guidance here. I live in an area where 4g might be available within the next two years. I am really torn between these two phones. I have been waiting for the bionic since february and I am also a big fan of the og droid, even though I never owned one. I need to know guys, and money is an issue, shoyld I continue waiting or jump in the droid 3 which looks to me like it is going to be a great phone. Feel free to post some specs in your advice, and I know the difference in screen size, but 4.0 with a sliding keyboard is awesome. Okay guys, debate... Go!
     
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    I am waiting for the Bionic. I want 4G LTE. If it is not in your area and LTE does not Matter to you then get the D3.
     
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    For the most part it is 4G versus a physical keyboard. I want a 4g phone. If D3 was 4g I would consider it. D3 has slightly smaller screen. Bionic i'm guessing would cost $50 to $100 more.
     
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    Physical keyboard is a nonissue for me as is 4G.
    I guess screen size its the only difference?
    Same otherwise?

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  5. JriderG

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    Who needs a physical keyboard. The keys on my onscreen keyboard are bigger anyways. Droid3 is as useless as DROIDx2 imho. 4g is really fast. You could tether and get a 5gb file overnight.

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    I live in an area with no 4g and probably won't be getting it for a while(Northwest LA) but I still want a 4g phone for the simple fact that we may get it in 2012 and I also travel to Dallas quite often. Almost the (rumored) specs for the Bionic fits what I need in a phone.
     
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    I need a physical keyboard. Its all about preference so what might be best for you won't always be best for everyone else. This is what makes Android so great, CHOICE.
     
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    Bionic is 4g & dual core. Nuff said...

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    The D3 is aimed towards customers that want the slide out keyboard. There are some people that won't go without one. I personally almost don't need any keyboard. Voice input i used most of the time unless i need privacy or i'm in a loud environment.
     
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    I am seriously considering getting a D3 after watching the how to vids on here. My area is getting 4G at the end of the month. My NE 2 upgrade isn't til Oct but I am getting antsy in the pantsy and the D3 looks pretty solid.

    I am nervous that the Bionic is going to be a disappointment and have ****ty battery life.
     
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    If its up in october why even fret if youre not buying a phone in the immediate future? There will be plenty of reviews for each by then... Bionic will be all like "meeep meeep.....PEEEWWWWNNNNNN!!!!!"
     
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    Wow you're getting 4G at the end of the month but you may not get a 4G phone? That sounds almost . . . . . UnAmerican :) I'm a physical keyboard kind a guy but I say to hell with it if I can get 4G speeds :)
     
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    Ya I currently own a Charge and the 4G speeds are amazing. When my phone drops to a 3G network it is really slow. So if you are soon getting 4G network I definitely recommend a 4G phone. Wait for the bionic or get one of the 4G LTE phones.

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    Okay guys, tell me honestly... I have big fingers, which makes the touch screen keyboard evil sometimes... I also will not have 4G by the end of 2011... according to the verizon wireless website anyway. I live in a small town, and I go to school in a bigger town, but still not big enough I guess. I guess going to a major university in Virginia Tech still doesn't qualify Blacksburg for 4G. So, in not wanting to spend a ton of money for 4G tech that I can't use for at least another year and a half... What should I do?
     
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    You go to tech? :p

    I say go with what feels right to you. I say go to a store when the D3 comes out and see how it feels. Same with the Bionic when it comes out. Then go with which ever you like the best.
     
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