Thunderbolt vs. Bionic

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  1. DF Smod

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    I am with most others here - this is an unfair comparison, the D/B has specs through the roof and is a Motorola Droid, the T/B is just an HTC, not even a Droid HTC - not to take anything away from HTC - but IMO Moto makes the Superior Device -
     
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    Well it's all in what you are looking for. I still feel the TB is the right device for me, and have a few others who do too. You want the Bionx b/c of the dual core, I want the TB b/c of the ram, new sense, and it being HTC (so theoretically unlockable while the Bionx is not).

    Again, it's all in what you want in a phone.

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    I want the bionic with all my heart but can't handle a locked bootloader

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    I agree. A locked bootloader would ruin the fun in a device for me.

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    It would be sad to see a locked bootloader, but I am not going to base my decision solely on that -
     
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    But you seem to be basing your choice on a single spec, no?

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    I say wait it out for another device if you must have a dual core. Don't get caught up in the single nice thing about this phone.

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    The droid bionic sounds nice but I just need to get off of Moto. Im looking into the TB ad waiting for more info on the LG Revolution. Im not really diggin the Samsung 4g phone from the pics shown at CES.
     
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    I think that a lot of the guys making a HUGE deal about the dual core processor will be disappointed.

    Android isn't exactly optimized for multiple cores, and it will prolly be at least a little while before most apps will be re-jigged to exploit multiple cores.
     
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    The original Droid that I'm using now was my first Droid. I'm looking to try an HTC model simply to try something different.

    I've already resigned myself to the fact that I'll be getting a new phone every year, especially at this rate. So if I don't like the TB maybe I'll try a Samsung device after that.

    I'll prolly be getting the Thunderbolt, but I may very well change my mind by the time either of these devices will actually be available for purchase.
     
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    I have the rooted Original Droid. I can change roms daily, if I like, and it is very snappy. I can tether to my MacBook Pro. I receive Gmail and Exchange. I sent and receive text messages. I can even make and receive phone calls.

    In short, it performs and performs very well. For me, no need to give up a work horse. Just my opinion, folks.

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    Snappy my a$$ , that phone can't handle more than one app without slowing down considerably or force closing even if it's integrity depends on it . I hate the OD with passion . Even at 1.2 Ghz with BB or PE4 it doesn't even come close to Evo 4G
     
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