I think I'm going to upgrade from my bionic

Discussion in 'HTC Rezound' started by DROID11, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. DROID11
    Offline

    DROID11 New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2010
    Messages:
    264
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
    With the rezound being only $50 i am really close to taking the plunge to it. From the thunderbolt to the bionic, part of me has missed HTC. Free earbuds are an added p
    I want ics, and it seems there are some stable roms running ics for the rezound, so i wanted to see what people thought of the available roms and ics leaks are best. Also, anyone from the bionic to the rezound i would like a comparison in your experience. I know all the spec for spec differences. Worst case scenario, i can sell this for $200 at least on cl, and come out on top by far
  2. Klaista2k
    Offline

    Klaista2k New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2011
    Messages:
    70
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Isn't the Bionic better?

    I mean the Rezound is basically just a slightly upgraded version of the Thunderbolt (not much difference)
  3. Cripton805
    Offline

    Cripton805 New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2012
    Messages:
    58
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Central Coast, CA
    My uncle just bought the deal and i like it better than my Razr honestly. But I couldnt see upgrading from a Bionic. The Bionic is not that old. There will be newer flagship devices in a couple months. Our phones are almost old in the smartphone world. You saw how quickly your Bionic got replaced. You will be pist to see you new phone get passed in tech so quickly.

    I could see a new HTC coming in minimum of 6 months at most. But the Rezound is a great phone nonetheless.
  4. shyronnie
    Offline

    shyronnie New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2012
    Messages:
    22
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I went from the Bionic to the Rezound. I went the ebay route. I was so happy to get rid of the Bionic. I missed hTC and I can honestly say that I have not missed my Bionic once. $50 is an awesome price for the Rezound. You have to decide if you want to wait for the next hTC that comes out and spend $300 or buy the Rezound for $50. I would buy the Rezound again but that's just me. I have had zero problems with the Rezound. No data drops at all. I had grown accustomed to using my phones camera since I always have it with me but the Bionic's camera is horrible. If you have any questions about comparing or anything I'll try and answer your questions.
  5. Drew_P
    Offline

    Drew_P New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2011
    Messages:
    162
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I went from the thunderbolt to the rezound, and then back. Don't get me wrong, the rezound is a great device. I loved it. It really is a great phone and all.......but it wasn't a huge step up from my bolt. I found myself missing the little things about my bolt......especially the kickstand. I know it isn't much but that is a good deal your talking about for a product that definitely is a great phone.

    sent from my rezound powered thunderbolt!!!
  6. Stelv
    Offline

    Stelv New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2010
    Messages:
    2,664
    Likes Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Western NY
    I went from an Inc2 to Bionic to Rezound. Inc2 and Rezound are great. Zero problems for me. The Bionic dropped data everyday and development straight sucks for the Bionic. I will never ever buy another Moto again. They view their customers as peons. HTC has served me well so far. Data connections, performance, screen, development, are all good on the Rezound for me.
  7. DROID11
    Offline

    DROID11 New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2010
    Messages:
    264
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thanks for the response. Assuming your usage didn't change from one phone to the next, how would the rezound compare in battery life to the bionic. IMO the bionic is worse than the thunderbolt was. I could almost always squeeze most of the day out of the bolt, but the bionic needs charged at least 1-2 times a day with both batteries I've had. I'd like to shy away from extended batteries, the size difference doesn't make it with it to me. Also, did data speeds stay the same or were they faster on the rezound?
  8. DROID11
    Offline

    DROID11 New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2010
    Messages:
    264
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
    Bionic is not better than the rezound in any sense of the word. The bionic screen is not close to the rezound, it has a locked bootloader, no stable ics roms, drops data frequently. The only thing the bionic has that the rezound doesn't is hdmi out, but you can get an adapter for rezound for hdmi out. The rezound processor is clocked 50% faster than the bionic as well.
  9. tjk629
    Offline

    tjk629 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2010
    Messages:
    3,037
    Likes Received:
    65
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Not really.

    CPU: Thunderbolt: S2 SnapDragon; ReZound: S3 SnapDragon.
    GPU: Thunderbolt: Adreno 205; ReZound: Adreno 220
    RAM: Thunderbolt: 768MB DDR; ReZound: 1GB DDR2
    Display: Thunderbolt: 4.3" WVGA 215 ppi; ReZound: 4.3" HD 341 ppi
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2012
  10. k1ngr4t
    Offline

    k1ngr4t Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 28, 2011
    Messages:
    1,339
    Likes Received:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Droid, Google search "bionic vs Rezound users perspective." A thread I made for this very occasion. I'm on my phone so I can't post the link, should be the first thing to come up though.

    Sent from my ADR6425LVW using DroidForums