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General Motorola Droid Bionic, some competition for the Thunderbolt

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  1. crimton

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    man that phone looks nice. looks like it will smoke the thunderbolt
     
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    sweet Jesus:eek::D
     
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    not really competition, is kinda a different class. we will see release dates for everything, that will give a better idea
     
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    Both are high-end Android phones on Verizon. So far, Bionic has significantly better specs than what we know about the Thunderbolt currently. Unless HTC pulls some kind of surprise, I will be skipping on it. LG will be announcing the Revolution and Samsung still has there turn to take in announcements. It's looking grim for the Thunderbolt.
     
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    exactly, the dual core devices are another league IMO. They are the future while the HTC is just going out with a decent bang being the first LTE phone for VZW and being the last big single core device.
     
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    I like that Motorola is setting the bar high, it gives everyone else a high standard to live up to.
     
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    I agree that the Thunderbolt is going to have to surprise us with some amazing specs. Motorola, Samsung, and LG are going to dual cores and I would hope HTC does the same. An overclocked 2nd gen Snapdragon is good but not great. Watch as the Thunderbolt has a quad core! I love HTC phones and I'd like to keep upgrading to them.
     
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    I really like the specs on the Bionic, although I much prefer Sense over Bing and Motoblur, even with all the features I want.. Hopefully HTC surprises us tomorrow, if not, I'll be happy with my DINC for now :)
     
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    Waiting for a dual core. gTablet has spoiled me.
     
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    Here are some specs (although somewhat conjectured) from here for the Thunderbolt:

    • 1.2Ghz Qualcomm MSM8960 dual-core CPU
    • Android 2.3
    • LTE support
    • 4.3″ Touchscreen
    • 8 megapixel autofocus camera with Dual-LED flash (with HD video recording)
    • 5 megapixel front-facing camera
    • Radio: Quadband UMTS/LTE/HSDPA/HSUPA
    • 802.11b/g/n
    • Bluetooth
    • GPS/aGPS
    • Hotspot mode
    • 16 GB internal memory
    • 1800mAh battery
    If this is true, the Thunderbolt looks like it has a faster processor, more internal RAM, and a higher resolution front camera. Looks pretty good to me, hopefully we'll have real specs for these phones soon.
     
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    The bionic doesnt have bing? no droid branded phone has bing where did you see the bionic has bing?
     
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    those are old and proven wrong the processor listed isnt even available for commercial use yet
     
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    I saw that elsewhere about a nonosecond after posting. I guess my LTE anxiety got the best of me...lol
     
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    Understandable, happens to the best of us lol. Hopefully in a few hours we will find out the official specs and release date
     
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    512 MB RAM? Screw that.

    1 GB or better. I won't get a device with less than that.

    And how wants a 4.3" screen that'll drain battery? I want the ATRIX 4G with its 4" screen...

    Damnit. Disappointing.
     
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    4.3" is the new standard now...
     
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    4.3 isnt really standard, there are many that are small still. 4" is a sweet spot for many people i think
     
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