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UltimateDroid for new Verizon 4G phones?

Discussion in 'UltimateDroid' started by Nblufire12, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. Nblufire12
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    Hey guys,

    I'm thinking of upgrading soon and I really want a phone that will be compatible with UltimateDroid. I'm thinking the Bionic. Can anyone offer some input?

    Thanks!
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    Probably not the best choice since moto phones are so locked down. Also I saw that rafficax(one of the UD devs) preordered a thunderbolt and he said that UD will be coming to the thunderbolt
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    ^^ yeap yeap! waiting on it any day! Moto devices will be if we want to even deal with them. X is a mess just like D2 to dev on. Just a plain out pain.
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    I'd love some reccomendations for new 4G phones coming out before summer

    Have any?

    Thanks!
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    thunderbolt or bionic, take your pick.

    Rafficax, will you be doing the Tbolt ud?
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    Thunderbolt has an inferior battery mAH and awful battery life as well correct?

    Also doesn't have Tegra 2...
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    Thunderbolt isn't released so no one knows if it'll have bad battery life.

    It doesn't have a Tegra 2, but if you're worried about battery, that's not the way to go anyway.
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    Motorola seems to have changed their ways with locked down bootloaders(hopefully), starting with the xoom.
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    Actually dual-core devices are supposed to be better on battery life than single-core ones
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    Exactly lol,

    Altho bionic 512 megs of Ram...? Whats up with that
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    That's something I'll have to see before I believe. To me, using more power = taking up more battery. And knowing Motorola, they wouldn't include an over 1900 mAh battery if the processor is supposed to help with that.
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    It has 512 RAM, but it's DDR2 RAM. HTC went with more RAM, and Moto went with faster RAM.
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    Well the more power means you will finish the task faster meaning more efficiency and more battery life right?

    Thunderbolt has a single core processor... WTF!?

    Thunderbolt: Single core yet 1 GB RAM
    Bionic: Dual core tegra 2 yet 512 megs of RAM...

    how about LG Revolution?
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    Arent both DDR2...? Hows one faster?

    This is pulling me towards the bionic with the Tegra 2... If the bootloader was like the Xoom's... It'd b a no brainer!
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    I guess if you look at it that way, it'll save battery. But I don't really wait on my OG Droid to finish any process, so I doubt it'll help battery. (from that standpoint)

    Thunderbolt has a single core processor but it's upgraded, with Adreno 205 which is new this year IIRC. Still nothing amazing though.
    TB: 756 RAM
    Boinic 512 DDR2 RAM
    They are not both DDR2

    I believe the Revolution has the same Snapdragon as the Thunderbolt.
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    Instead of one core running at 100%, two cores would be run at 50% each (or around that %) which should result in better battery life
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    But wouldn't two cores at 50% be equal to one core at 100%? In terms of consumption? 2x50% = 1x100% or is it more complex than my basic math?
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    Also a thing to note: Android doesn't utilize dual cores. It's still a single core OS isn't it? At least Gingerbread is...
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    I am pretty sure an update is coming for is soon though, an update for Gingerbread for support that is.

    And actually, the Atrix has the dual core and same battery and seems to have great battery life. I really think the Bionic will be locked down though. It's no argument that the Bionic has way better specs, but to me, fails largely in aesthetics.