Even more leaked images of the Motorola Droid Bionic Targa

Even more leaked images of the Motorola Droid Bionic Targa
It's been a while since we've heard anything about the Motorola Droid Bionic, since we learned that the original Etna model that was shown at CES was canceled and that the newer Targa model would be taking its place.

The first images that we saw of the Targa showed that it would be a more sophisticated and elegant version, and would come with a dual-core processor, 4.3" qHD display, and what looked to be a 13MP camera on the rear.

Earlier today a handful of images were leaked, but now the floodgates have opened.

The device is now said to come with a larger 4.5" qHD screen (up from 4.3") and will run on Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread. There will also be a new version of BLUR with a 3D look to it, but still only 5 home screens.

*UPDATED June 8*
We've heard from sources that the screen size will most likely be 4.3" (not 4.5"), as it's hard to tell from the pictures alone.

source: PhoneHK

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1. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

PA, you do realize you posted this exact same article earlier today as "new pictures of the Bionic" ... lol :)

11. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

this is like an update and it has some juicy new pictures.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

wow 4.5 inch display very nice. Looks like the rumors are true. 4.5 is the new standard for large displays.

68. MpowerSkills

Posts: 47; Member since: Feb 19, 2011

4.5" would just be to big. I think 4.3" might be a touch to big too, depending on the bezel size.

4. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

I think that it's more like a 4.7-5in screen considering it looks like this device is next to the Atrix.

12. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

that's not the Atrix, it's the 3.7" Defy.

14. nb2six

Posts: 298; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

great catch!! I just realized it myself

5. iami unregistered

You must not have read the article buddy lol. This one is called even more images lol. so yeah duh they know they did. This one is with more information and more informative and answered my wish from before. I said i would like it to have a bigger screen and looks like its gettin the 4.5 my question now is what do they mean with a 3d look to it. Is that there cheap way out of givin us a 3d phone on vzw lol.

6. nb2six

Posts: 298; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

just couldn't leave it at 4.3 could they...I'm a little disappointed now. yes a big screen is nice but hell i don't feel like walking around with a mini tablet in my pocket


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

It's not like there isnt enough phones with 4.3 inch displays out there. Samsung Hercules and the HTC Holiday are all rumored to have 4.5 inch displays with dual core processors so it's only expected Motorola should have competition for them. I am really glad they canned the original droid bionic. This thing is a beast, I was thinking of getting the Samsung Infuse, but if Samsung does not release a 4.5 inch dual core phone soon, I will be picking this bad boy up.

8. nb2six

Posts: 298; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

I do see where you're coming from and it does make sense that they went this way. As long as they keep the thickness down I think it'll be a win. Hoping the lte radio doesn't add too much bulk. the reason why the infuse fits so nice in the hand is because it's so thin.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I agree, judging by the LTE phones of Verizon I fear it won't be razor thin. I mean even the Samsung Droid Charge is a pretty thick device.

13. mr. droid

Posts: 278; Member since: Aug 21, 2010

I have to agree with you. I always use a case on my belt, and also have my phones in a high gloss TPU style cover with a screen protector, and the case i need on my belt at this point for like the charge, thunderbolt and revolution is one that is used for a GPS unit. they really are getting far too big. making me want an iPhone!

9. LuisE24

Posts: 11; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

Men, it got bigger 8 "..." D.

10. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I'm taking it. I'm getting that phone. I mean, fucking hell, that is some kickass hardware right there. GIMME.

16. TD21 unregistered

Does anyone know why the Defy has a different lockscreen from the usual? Or is it an app or something?

17. TheDude888 unregistered

I think the phone next to the Bionic is actually the T-Mobile Motorola Defy with 3.7 inch screen. It looks too small to be the Atrix.

18. Fićo unregistered

Hi, I know this could possibly yield a lot of angry/rude replies to what I'm going to ask but just out of blind curiosity, could this maybe be the Motorola Photon 4G that's supposed to be announced by Sprint on Saturday? It looks pretty obvious that that is a droid branded device but I was just curious


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

You are aware that it is a Droid branded device. That should have answered your question by itself.

19. doubler86

Posts: 320; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

How lame, I think 4.5 is too big, The difference between 4.3 and 4.5 is really noticeable. I think I'd rather get the Samsung S II if i have to wait towards the end of the summer for the top phone.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Have you ever used the Samsung Infuse? The display is gorgeous and plenty of room to watch youtube and browse the web. Yet the phone itself is nearly the SAME height as the Motorola Droid X which is 4.3. It's just the Infuse doesnt have as much wasted space and is wider.

25. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

the phone itself is probably not that much bigger, the screen probably just uses more real estate and as for the Galaxy S II it probably won't have LTE where as this will have a Dual-Core and LTE. win-win.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Yea I used the Samsung Infuse for a few days before returning it. I would have kept it but I am locked into a contract with Verizon currently. Anyway, I compared the phone side by side with my Droid X. It is literally the same height, just the screen itself is larger and wider. People automatically freak out and assume whenever they hear 4.3, 4.5 that the phone is going to be WAY too big. I mean The Thunderbolt is only a little taller than the iphone yet the screen is nearly an inch larger.

20. kingjr243

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

I'm going to get this first day

21. Fićo unregistered

wait never mind, I just saw the picture that clearly says "verizon" and "DROID Bionic." Ignore my original post

24. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Ugh WTF Ugly ass bag phone. what makes it worse, it will have the kiddish motoblur enhanced with 3D effects, thats just wrong.

26. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

you're just RIDICULOUS luis. xD

29. smalltank

Posts: 19; Member since: May 26, 2011

wow!..good thing I got 2 LG Revo's on unlimited data..who the hell needs 4.5" when 4.3" is just as good..then again..crapsung will come up with a copy of this..lol

31. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

if it's "just as good" why is it a good thing you got two Revolutions? actually "crapsung" as you called em was the first to use a 4.5" screen on an Android Phone.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Smalltank, I guess you didn't read my previous posts on here. The Samsung Infuse 4G on AT&T that came out in May has a 4.5 Super Amoled Plus display. It's currently one of the thinnest and has the largest screen on a smartphone in the US. NOT counting the Dell Streak because it's technically a tablet.

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