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Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by yiannis, Sep 7, 2011.

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    That PC Mag review...she must never benchmarked a GS2...lol

    Good ole Gizmodo....they ripped the Droid X1 apart last year. Droid X1 was still in the top 5 phones sold last year or beginning of this year, cant remember which. Thanks to bworley at AC and all his videos...I know the screen isnt as bad as some ppl make it out.
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    So far everything is terrific except Gizmodo which you can expect would not be stellar since they are a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple..:blink:
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    + lots o' ones

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    and they still gave it 4stars. go figger
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    Score. Best. Smartphone. Currently. Available.

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    Here's another semi-critical review.

    http://thisismynext.com/2011/09/07/motorola-droid-bionic-review/

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    he author seems to find trouble with some bloatware and battery life.

    This one is more positive...

    http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2011/09/07/tnw-review-the-droid-bionic-is-the-lee-majors-of-android-phones-better-stronger-faster/

    b
    ut takes issue with the camera stills (while saying that somehow the video is stellar) and the Pentile Display.

    Overall so far reviewers like:

    15+ Mbps LTE
    1080p Video Capture
    Phone speed (responsiveness and benchmarks)
    Free Zumocast

    Dislike:

    Pricing
    VZW Bloatware
    Unpredictable still autofocusing

    Are ambiguous about:

    Battery life
    Webtop application
    Screen
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    Seeing it having 1 bar....he's probably in a bad reception area. That's a battery killer for 3G too...
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    if you have 16 minutes here is a very in depth review
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    Hmm...I'm not supposed to at work since it's youtube....but I think I have 16 free minutes :icon_ banana:

    EDIT: Never mind. The government is able to record what youtube videos I watch since I have to agree to terms and conditions saying it's for government use f I want to view any youtube video. :mellow:
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    I'm coming from a d1 and my initial thought is... holy sheet this thing is fast..... at everything. My d1 is rooted romd and overclocked to 1ghz and my new bionic totally blows it away. I get 4g at work and its as fast or faster than my internet on my desktop. Havent got to play around too much because my battery is low and cant charge it atm.

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    I'll take a moment from pondering such important questions as, "How can we all rule all machines at the same time?", to say it's FAST. It may not be the absolute fastest in benchmarks, but it's plenty fast for me.

    PenTile is a non-issue for me. I know others don't like it. It's not as saturated as my OG Droid, or AMOLEDs, but it'll do. Need to get a full charge and cycle in to weigh in on battery life.

    With that done, I have to go sign up with Blockbuster now... that's like a retro thing, right?