Thunderbolt vs Droid Bionic

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  1. droid fetish

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    waiting for motorola to unlock the bootloader is like waiting for GM to give away cars for free!!! It isnt going to happen!!!
     
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    I actually like Blur, and to be honest; I don't mind waiting for OS updates as long as the software is stable. I just like to be able to play with the new OS, and the Nexus is good for that. :)

    Diff'rent strokes, for diff'rent folks!
     
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    New phones for everybody!!!!! On the house!!! LOL

    dancedroid
     
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    Wow, you like Blur? You're definitely the exception as most people don't. Whatever works for you though. I like having the newest OS version.

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    I have to go Bionic. Can't get another phone until July anyway so why not wait? Problem is, the chances of having 4G coverage in my area by summer are slim to none unless I move to Detroit and that ain't happening. So, do I gamble on the Bionic and pay for non-existent 4G, or stay 3G and get the X2? Decisions, decisions...
     
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    Thunderbolt all the way... my upgrade is already available with my last NE2 to burn..
    $149.99 for the thunderbolt is looking great right now...

    768mb of ram
    2nd gen snapdragon processor
    and most importantly an UNLOCKED bootloader which makes this phone much much more valuable to me than the bionic
     
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    Well...for people not worried about the locked bootloader, which i know is few and far between on this forum, my opinion is that the bionic will prove to be a better phone in the long run.

    The TB seems to be a culmination of the single-core generation, and will probably push higher end hardware into mid and subsequently lower end phones.

    The Bionic is Moto's baby step into next gen territory.

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    2 "words". Moto Blur. The Bionic will push high end hardware into a unoptimized bloated dual core phone.
     
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    If you read about the dual core phones they cant even begin to achieve their potential until honeycomb comes out to optimize their processors and thats at least a year out for the phones, as it stands right now the proven single core technology will undoubtedly be much better. In the future that will change, but right now single core unlocked bootloader over dual core locked bootloader is a no brainier! Also when honeycomb is released to the devs. first, it will be easier to port to an unlocked phone.
     
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    Where are you getting your info from? Honeycomb isn't coming to phones. They're just going to tie Gingerbread and Honeycomb together with Ice Cream. I also don't think it's going to take them a year either.

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  12. jaycemiskel

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    Dual core tech is still better, but I don't think it's going to help much until the optimization. Personally I'm really thinking about getting a Thunderbolt to hold me over until the quad core phones come out at the end of the year. That processor is sick. No point getting a Tegra 2 in June when the Tegra 3 will be out in December. The off contract price of the Thunderbolt is just pretty steep though.

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