Should I exchange my bionic for razr

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by ebdvm, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. BeerManMike

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    No problem, but if you have a favorite Verizon store or employee than i would talk to him/her about what you want to do and see if there aren't any return limits or fees to this. There may be a $35 restocking free so if you return the Bionic, then return the RAZR for the Bionic again you are looking at $70. You can get your old phone back? or a loaner having return the Bionic then going to the store and looking at the RAZR for a while, it's less "hands on" but will give you more of a feel for the phone before commenting to it and possible paying another $35 restocking fee.

    But yea, talk to your rep and see if it can be done, you should be able to as it's nothing illegal.
     
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    You can still hae 1000+ posts and be a troll it seems, it's not a downgrade, they're about the same if the RAZR isn't slightly better.
     
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    No removable battery.
    Brand new device... will be 60 days of bugs until Moto/VZW release the first software patch to exterminate the pesky "features".
    Power users will be REQUIRED to throttle back CPU, graphics and data connections since there is no possible way to swap out batteries and obviously no extended battery. So if you're away from power for more than 5 hours your phone will feel like an OG Droid, at best.

    Plus I am not a fan of the Photon-esque styling.
     
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    it's not a troll. it's my honest opinion which is backed up by facts based upon how *I* use a device.
    you dont agree, thats cool. but dont call a post a troll without foundation.
     
  5. ebdvm

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    I still have in my possesion my droid x, so I guess it could be reactivated. Yeah I know that I could be out of $70.00 but usually I keep my phone for 1 to 2 years, so having the right one is important for me.
     
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    I LOVE my bionic. Only issue I have is the memory issue and a fix is coming. Camera isn't bad as far as im concerned. I do have 1 thing that's a must in any superphone I buy, it MUST have a user replaceable battery. So I guess I've said it. Im keeping my bionic.

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    throttling down the CPU/screen/data connections means basically slowing down the processor, dimming the screen and switching off LTE.
    since there is no ability to swap out batteries Moto had to come up with "Smart Actions" which allows the user to conserve power by limiting the functionality of the device.
     
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    Thanks for the info. :)
     
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    No one knows what the smart actions will be but the Bionic as the same ability.
     
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    I would honestly prefer the bionic, should all the connectivity issues get worked out with the next OTA. I'm sure I'm in the minority though...
     
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    Verizon has a limit of one phone return for a different phone policy called the "worry free guarantee". If you return the second phone, you must either get the same phone or get a refund. If you go the refund route, you can not get another phone at the upgrade rate but will be charged the retail rate... hope that makes sense.

    Just went through this myself. Upgraded from the D1 to the D3 because I thought I needed the physical keyboard, returned it for the bionic but had major issues with data loss. This was my primary line so I couldn't afford interruption of svces so had to return it. Asked if i can go back to the D3 and they refused. Went to the director level with no luck. Ended up reactivating my D1 and lost my upgrade so beware... if I want to upgrade, it will be at retail rate...

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