sightings of the Motorola DROID BIONIC became like sightings of Big Foot. Even Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha weighed in about the launch of the phone. Finally, on September 8th the device launched and almost immediately was hit by some bugs and laggy performance. To make matters worse, about 40 days later Motorola introduced the Motorola DROID RAZR and the days of the DROID BIONIC were done. The price of the handset started at $299.99 with a signed 2-year contract and started to drop. Now, with the price of both the Motorola DROID RAZR and Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX already starting on the slippery slope toward zero, the Motorola DROID BIONIC is already there. Verizon will sell you give you the handset for free as long as you lock into another 2-year tour with the carrier.
Obviously, Motorola is looking to clear up some room on its shelves for a new handset. Motorola DROID RAZR HD anyone?
source: Verizon via DroidLife