Just Swapped for a Rezound

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    This week I had the opportunity to swap my Bionic for an HTC Rezound straight up, so I will be jumping over to the Rezound forum. Best wishes to all the Bionic forum participants and thank you for all of the valuable information!
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    Better get that extended battery ASAP! Good luck with your new phone :)

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    Oh you poor thing you have my condolences. My daughter has it and we hate the thing.
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    I'm sorry also as I used to have an HTC Touch Pro and HTC wouldn't update it to 6.5 from 6.1 - They said it couldn't run it - well it did and better than 6.1

    Moto has the best hardware dancedroiddancedroiddancedroid
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    Thanks
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    Nice switch. I've never had a phone that I loved more than my Rezound. And yes an extended battery is nice but not necessary. But being able to go 2 1/2 days on a single charge with moderate use is sweet. I'm not going to hate on the Bionic because it's not a bad phone but there isn't a phone out now that I would rather have over my Rezound, not one.
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    to the OP.. Welcome to the Rezound family. We don't hate on others when they have to leave the family, unlike others.
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    Thanks, Nikecar.
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    To the OP. Is the rezound much better than the bionic?
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    The screen is better on the Rezound. Bionic has better battery life. Other than that not much difference.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    I am very happy with the Rezound. My main gripe with the Bionic was data drops in 4g.

    However, It is a skewed comparison because the Rezound has ICS and my Bionic had GB.

    The UI is better - I Iike Sense, though I know some prefer the vanilla Android experience. The Rezound seems a lot faster. ICS is great. No data drops so far in 4G and the Bionic was terrible in that regard.

    Battery life seems comparable to the Bionic before I got an extended battery for it. I've ordered one for the Rezound.

    The speaker quality is better on the Rezound.

    The only negative I have noted thus far with the Rezound is with the Bluetooth performance. It took 3 attempts to pair with my truck hands-free phone system and I was not successful in pairing with my wife's car's system.

    Overall, I feel I have come out ahead with the swap. Hope this helps.
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    The ICS update makes data rock solid. I never have data drops anymore, so that's not a benefit. You did mention the fact that it was still on gingerbread but I had to point that out :)

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    FWIW I am on ICS and I just traveled from Cleveland through St. Louis, down into Arkansas then back across to TN and back home on my motorcycle. Now that I am back and after the hassel of data drops on the road while I am trying to navigate I am now shopping for a new phone. I will pay full retail since I am not due for an upgrade and it sure won't be a moto phone. Might take me a month or two to decide but I am done with this nightmare.

    Guy that was with me had a Blackberry that never dropped data.
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    Call verizon and complain about the data drops, they will first send u a new sim card, call back say its still the same problem, then they will send you a replacement bionic. Keep calling back, they will eventually offer you a Razr or Nexus replacement
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    I am over my year warranty. I bought it day one, I regret not doing more about it sooner. I was a fool.
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    There could be several reasons for your data drops after the ICS upgrade.

    1) Your phone or SIM card are defective. Try getting a replacement SIM card and see if it improves.

    2) Your area is having issues. If the blackberry is not a LTE phone, then you can't compare it to yours. Data drops are caused by eHRPD, which handles handoffs between CDMA and LTE, and are not compatible with each other. 3g phones don't use eHRPD, so they won't experience data drops. If the blackberry was LTE, your area might not be the problem.

    3) You have an app causing the issue. My girlfriend has a RAZR, and right after the ICS upgrade she starting having data drops. Turns out, it was a themed Facebook app called pink cheetah that caused it. Every time she loaded the app, data would drop. Uninstalled it and installed the normal Facebook app, and the data drops disappeared. I have no idea why this happened, but it must be some incompatibility with the RAZRs ICS build.

    There has to be a reason why I don't experience data drops and you do. I agree the bionic had data issues with gingerbread, but then again all early LTE
    phones on Verizon did. Since installing the leaked ICS builds, I haven't had a single data issue, and that's not an exaggeration.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    Same here! After the ics leak my 4g likes to actually stay on
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    I will post my other post from the "Wireless Moot" here - Sence I've went to HoB 247 ICS my Bionic has been Awesome, also I tested my speed against a friend of mine that has a D4 and
    mine was twice as fast and latter I test with a friend that has the new IPhone 5 and hehehe my Bonic was faster and had faster 4G speed too :biggrin:


    I'm got to say this again - I got to give Samuri and sargent a very big Thank You :hail: :biggrin: dancedroid


    I went to the lake we have here to fish this morning and when I was @ .905 I would be lucky if I got 2 bars 3G - But now on HoB .247 I'm getting 3 to 4 bars and it's 4G dancedroid


    Again Thank y'all very much :hail:
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    Yeap. My 4g is rocking on .247. Always always always lost connection on gb, and it was always at critical moments; using google maps was a pain it seemed to always die when I needed to find something while driving. Now I ask, the phone delivers!
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    I've been experiencing maddeningly frequent data drops as well. If ICS doesn't resolve the issue when pushed, I will be jumping ship as well.