Official bit the bullet and returned the Bionic for the Prime thread

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by alucard9114, Oct 5, 2011.

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  1. Dark_Jedi
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    How about the I returned my iPhone 4S for the Droid Bionic thread? haha lets start that one. Let me share a funny story with you guys..Read on:

    So today i went to my local verizon store, which is a verizon corporate store. I said, i want to add this Bionic to my number, in place of my iPhone 4. The store manager looked at me and said you get that bionic off ebay? I said yes, he said you get a pretty good deal on it? I said, i think so.. a straight up trade for a new, never opened Bionic for a used iPhone 4 lol. He looked at me like this -> :icon_eek: and said, WHAT!? i laughed and said yep. I think i got a great deal lol. And seeing as 4G is around my area ill be in it a lot this is even better for me. So the moral of the story is, good things come to those who wait! We all waited for the Bionic and those of you who returned it to wait for the Prime, are the guys who were saying a few weeks ago that the Bionic is the greatest phone since the microwave but look at what your saying now. Kinda reminds of some people who should just go with the iPhone and leave the Android behind lol.
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    ^Did you use your Jedi mind tricks to dupe that guy out of his Bionic?! I would have!
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    If you don't buy the Bionic now, you may be enjoying a Prime in six months. But twelve months after that, us Bionic users will be eligible to upgrade to quad core phones with even better screens and more power efficient LTE radios. The Bionic is easily good enough to tide you over until quad core phones are released 18 to 24 months from now.

    Besides, you know those 720p screens are just place holders for glasses-less 3D HD screens. (...that aren't horrendous like EVO 3D and Nintendo 3DS. I have a Fuji W3 camera, so I know GOOD parallax barrier displays exist.)

    Anyhow... you rock, dark_jedi. And you got a great deal.

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    LOL no. I just asked if he would be interested in trading. And he was haha. Which is great. I guess we both are happy.
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    Its sad people like the op have to have the best "phone" cuz they cant afford to have the best of anything else. Seriously go away kid. No one cares about you or which ever phone you choose :) oh an id say this to people who post a thread praising this phone...lets keep it to what these things can do, an if you have bugs post about those as well. Also it comes off kinda pathetic to start a topic just to get rise...mkay?....have a good day.

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    I'm gonna laugh if the Prime turns out to be a buggy P.O.S.

    The Bionic may not be perfect, but who's to say the Prime will be any better? It could be alot worse.
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    ICS and Prime/Nexus announcement delayed. Man, I sure am enjoying my dual core processor and gig of ram! :icon_ banana:
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    2x the pixel count of the Bionic means significantly slower phone and significantly less battery.

    No thanks
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    I am really enjoying my new bionic. I honestly haven't had any problems with it. It shut down on me once, and that's about it! It has a couple of buggy issues, but so does every other phone on the market. I will enjoy my bionic for the next two years, watch a whole bunch of phones come and go in the mean time, and in two years upgrade to something better and newer. I bought the Droid 1 two years ago and have enjoyed it for the last two years. I've seen a lot of "THE BEST" phones come and go. About every two weeks the "BEST" cell phone gets outdated and forgotten. Find a phone you like, stick with it for a couple of years, if you can make it last that long, then get something else. The bionic is a well built, good quality phone, and that makes more difference in how long it will last than the technology that's inside it. How many super fast awsome tech phones have you seen thrown away and forgotton over the last two years because they were pieces of junk? Lots of them! The Droid 1 is a tough phone, time tested, and is still being used by lots of people. I did a lot of research and purchased the bionic because it seemed like a "GOOD" phone! Anyway, that's just my 2 cents.
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    I think the problem most people have with the Bionic is it should have been out 6 months ago, that's a hard thing to look past. If I get the Prime, i'll know it's hardware and software is very new. You're all right, the Bionic is a good phone, but it could have been an incredible phone 6 months ago.
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    What does when it comes out have to do with whether it is an awesome phone or not? It's either awesome or it's not. It's not like this is 2 yr old technology like the OG Droid. I loved mine, but now it is in a drawer being my backup to the new awesomeness. Will it be as good or nearly as good as the new Prime? Who knows? Guess we will just have to wait (and wait, and wait.....)and see. I couldn't be happier with my Bionic (unless it had an unlocked bootloader, of course).
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    You can't honestly be talking about "waiting and waiting" for the Nexus when you bought the Bionic. We waited an extra 9 months for that device.
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    ^lol...true...

    But to folks that didnt know about the Bionic until the commercials came out or until a few months ago the wait wasnt as long as those who've been following it since Jan of this year. Like when I got my Droid 1 I found out about the Droid X/Shadow. That pre release thread started in Jan of 2010. I got my Droid 1 in Mar or April 2010 and found out about the Droid X in May. I still wound up getting the Droid X tho, and was happy I did.
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    What? Oh I'm sorry, I wasn't paying attention.. the whiplash I just got from my super fast phone distracted me!
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    I didn't get the Bionic b/c i'm editing for the Galaxy Nexus/Droid Prime (might be different phones, find out Oct 11th). The thing with the Bionic is b/c they edited too long to release it. It should have been Verizon's Atrix but they made it different then realized that it easy better then halls the phones released at that time, tried to fix it and then released it 6 months too late.
    During the time the Bionic was getting fixed the Prime/Galaxy Nexus rumors/hints started and most ppl stopped carrying about the Bobbin, myself included.
    Just my opinion, no hate just saying.
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    I know we waited. My point is that you can always find a phone to wait for that will be "better" than what you currently have. Unfortunately, they don't always live up to their hype. Just look at the parade of phones that came out between the release of the OG Droid and the Bionic. Some didn't last 4 or 5 months before being discontinued. I researched it a good bit before I started my wait for the Bionic, and am glad this is the one I jumped on. If the Bionic never gets any smoother or more powerful than it is right now, I could easily live with this phone until I am eligible for NE2 again.
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    Anyone know what Radio Shacks return policy is?? Got my bionic on sept 15th. If its 30 days Im good, Ill just go back to my droid 1. If its 15 days, not so good. That said, I had a samsung droid charge that I was very unimpressed with. So sort of leery about getting another samsung. Does this one at least have a notification led?
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    I don't think anyone knows if the Samsung prime has a led yet. Not to many details like that have been released.
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