Droid Bionic may be scrapped.....

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by wjchisholm86, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. wjchisholm86

    wjchisholm86 New Member

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    I was just chatting with a verizon rep today about my newly purchased droid 3 and somehow we got into a conversation about the droid bionic and he told me they are having a hard time with the device and they are possibly thinking about scrapping the device all together. Now this is coming from the mouth of a verizon rep so i do not know how much truth is in this but just thought i would share.

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    I think he is half right they were going to scrap it due to hardware issues with the processor. But they swapped that out and should be out August September ish

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    He's probably talking about the Etna Bionic which was scrapped but the Targa Biomic is still on. It even has it's own Verizon sign up page. Verizon wouldn't do that for a phone they scrapped.
     
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    I was at a corporate store last Wednesday, when I told him the Droid 3 was available and would be in stores by Friday, he told me "no way, that won't be out till the 3rd quarter". They are some of the most un-informed sales reps ever. Maybe he didn't realize July is the third quarter or maybe he just wanted to make a sale.
     
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    my thinking as well
     
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    Yeah he's just very late on his info...heh...
     
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    gotta love how VZW reps dont even bother to keep up with the tech sites.
     
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    This may be what he was talking about. Normally the information I receive from him is spot on he is not just a tech rep or a store rep he works as a rep with the Verizon trade shows and retail events. I personally did not know about the different Bionics. Thanks for the info!
     
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    if any of the corporate store employees in Decatur AL tell me that the sky is blue, im gonna look out the window to see for myself, they dont know their head from a hole in the ground!

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    Tech sites? How about their own site.

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    And yet it would not surprise me if we never see the Bionic. They killed the first one and scrambled to get another phone destined for future release tested and labeled as Bionic. The marketing guys are running this and pushing this phone out. Even if it does come out I suspect it will be buggy crap. Hopefully I am wrong but I don't have a good feeling about Bionic.