**OFFICIAL**: I got my BIONIC Thread!General


Last Updated: 2012-11-04 19:07:45
  1. xmr405o

    xmr405o Well-Known Member

    I know that's totally logical. It might be the phonecrush playing tricks on me but the display on the bionic seems a little brighter than my D3...to me.

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  2. sx4dude2013

    sx4dude2013 Well-Known Member

    DO IT NOW! lol
    And create a youtube vid so I can do it tomorrow :) Purty Please!!!
  3. Vehtemas

    Vehtemas Well-Known Member

    AKA "Please be my guinea pig!!!"

    Hahaha
  4. mobimop

    mobimop Well-Known Member

    Yeah I just watched the video on engadget and it appeared to be fast, they mentioned zero lag so far.
  5. mobimop

    mobimop Well-Known Member

    I think you have a 1700 mAh battery which is 200 mAh more than my X....
  6. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member


    Not saying it isn't, since I have not seen one in person ;) I should have put "should".

    You have a Droid 3 and getting a Bionic too or just checking it out?
  7. HotDawg

    HotDawg Well-Known Member

    Awesome timing for you! Happy...uh...Droid Day!!!
  8. xmr405o

    xmr405o Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I got the D3 for work. The D3 is what made my mind up on the Bionic. The Bionic will be under my personal account. Maybe when the phonecrush wears off, I'll have more of an objective opinion. :p
  9. BringItSon

    BringItSon Well-Known Member

    For brightness.

    not necessarily, if D3 is old pentile and Bionic has updated newer version of Pentile.
  10. charlie310

    charlie310 Well-Known Member

    FYI, you hurt your battery. You're suppose to initially charge the battery until a few hours after it's been fully charged. But, I don't think it did much damage.

    Phone definitely looks great. I may skip the "buy from Costco for Prime exchange" plan and buy it from an online retailer for cheap.
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  11. thatguy188

    thatguy188 Well-Known Member

    Does it really hurt the battery that much? I mean, do you guys set timers as to how long to leave it on the charger for? All my phones in the past I just plugged in @ night when I went to bed and unplugged when I got up .... does it make that much of a difference?

    Fill me in please.
  12. OutOfPhase

    OutOfPhase Premium Member Guide

    I thought that was for older batteries. The new batteries don't have the "memory" problem that old batteries do and can be charged "as needed" and still retain their full capacity.
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  13. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member

    For the most part, you are correct.
  14. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member


    True dat.
  15. trophynuts

    trophynuts Well-Known Member

    please do not root this device until there is a safe recovery method.
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  16. OutOfPhase

    OutOfPhase Premium Member Guide

    tempted but waiting......
  17. YankeeDudeL

    YankeeDudeL Well-Known Member

    Besides, when you're rooted, you can always clear bat stats. ;)
  18. tmoney23

    tmoney23 Member


    Have you tried Pdanet? Does it work?
  19. sx4dude2013

    sx4dude2013 Well-Known Member

    AMEN! lol
  20. OutOfPhase

    OutOfPhase Premium Member Guide


    Wired tether works. I have not had a chance to try the bluetooth
  21. dirkbonn

    dirkbonn Well-Known Member

    Here's website with everything you want to know about cell phone batteries. Especially Lithium-Ion batteries.

    Basic to Advanced Battery Information from Battery University

    Lots of info on charging, prolonging battery life, etc.
  22. p8ntballah21

    p8ntballah21 Well-Known Member

    Just got it! This thing is sweet, a lot lighter than I thought it was going to be.
  23. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    And she's home! Woot! Got the the Verizon store right when it was supposed to open and found out it opened at 8am, damnit! Either way, it's gonna take some getting used to. And now to play... :)
  24. sx4dude2013

    sx4dude2013 Well-Known Member

    JUST GOT MINE!! lol
    I got there at 9am and there was a line of 5 ppl. :eek:
    I was the first to leave the store with one.
    They had a lot of accessories including the otterbox case :) YAY!!!
    My Bionic was on SALE!!! $249.99!!! I love it so far!!!! (after 20 min). lol

    Store had A LOT of accessories and balloons and it was a great experience :)

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  25. tma

    tma Active Member

    Got mine. Good by OD DROID. You'll be missed

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