Droid 3 vs Bionic

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 3' started by krammer66, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. krammer66

    krammer66 New Member

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    I plan on getting one or the other! Which is better!
     
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    The d3 keyboard is great, but the bionic has twice the ram and is a 4GLTE device. If you can go without a keyboard i would go with the bionic without a doubt.
     
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    Bionic: More RAM, Bigger Screen, 4G LTE, Bigger Battery (could be about the same due to 4G draining it faster)
    Droid 3: Great physical keyboard, smaller screen, (some people would rather a smaller screen) screen would be sharper due to smaller size (barely noticeable though) 3G network wouldn't affect the battery as much...

    Overall, I would say the Bionic. But if you are like me and think that 4G isn't worth the extra price and you basically would die for a good physical keyboard, the Droid 3 is for you.
     
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    Thanks

    I want the phone basically for my computer business as for contacts and remotely connecting to my computer at home. I don't text message, lol 1 out 100,000,000 users that do not use this program. But hey thanks for replying....
     
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    The Bionic's ram can't be accessed outside of webtop mode.

    But yeah it comes down to if u want a keyboard or not. I use the keyboard every hour so I need a keyboard
     
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    I thought this was proven false already?
     
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    Arkbird DF News Team
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    It was. People still seem to believe this....
     
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    If you're still shopping around for a new phone - neither. Get a Nexus Droid Prime if you're on Verizon (October). Get a Samsung Galaxy GS2 if you're on any other carrier.

    Their specs are better in literally every single respect (unless you really need a physical keyboard). Google it, seriously. Also the GS2/Prime is the first Android device to actually provide hardware UI acceleration, meaning our interface is finally going to catch up to iOS levels of smootheness

    Motorola messed up with pentile screens, locked bootloaders and outdated technology :(

    (I'm still on the OG Droid)
     
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    I don't understand how people can still mark the d3 screen as a negative. And outdated? Its running the same chipset as the bionic, and its been named as the next soc of choice over nvida's chips.

    And is the gs2 really that much better? Lower screen resolution and simply higher clock speed, of course its going to bench higher. Last I heard the SGS2 was coming to the US with TEGRA2, has this changed?

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    1.if you need a physical keyboard,of course you will choose Droid 3.
    2.CPU,RAM is important, but they are not the most important, Galaxy 2 maybe better on this point,but most time you don't need so powerful hardware.
    3.Galaxy 2 and bionic and Droid 3 are in the same level. try to find the one auto fit you.
     
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    whats wrong with pentile? i like mine
    its rooted
    and isn't OMAP4 supposed to be the platform on which they are building Ice Cream Sandwich and hence, will be optimized of it?

    The lack of ram cannot be argued against tho
     
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    I honestly have never had an issue with the RAM the D3 has.