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Motorola DROID BIONIC already rooted

0. phoneArena posted on 02 Sep 2011, 14:32

Even though the Motorola DROID BIONIC won't be launched until next Thursday, the long-awaited smartphone has already been rooted by sources for MyDroidLife; the method used is the same that worked on the Motorola DROID 3 and other devices made by the Schaumburg based firm...

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posted on 02 Sep 2011, 14:36

1. M0nkeyBr (Posts: 77; Member since: 13 Jul 2011)

I mean like did you want the Google/Moto interface and bing
I didnt think so

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 14:37 2

2. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

Hey great news for anyone who gets this phone. Personally I think the Samsung Prime looks like a better choice, but to each is own!

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 15:39

3. FXRacer (unregistered)

Isn't the Nexus Prime months away?

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 15:47

4. superguy (Posts: 302; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)

More like weeks. October's the latest guess. I'm sure more will leak out about it in the next few weeks.

Now that it's been rooted, we just need the bootloader unlocked.

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 15:50

5. AJ (unregistered)

There has been no confirmation if this phone is a Global phone. Is it?

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 16:44 3

6. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)

So this singlehandedly destroys Miz's bulls**t argument from a while back that a locked bootloader makes it really hard to impossible to root an Android phone.

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 17:10

7. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

Android Central posted a dummy phone compared to the TBolt, Droid Charge, and Revolution. The Bionic actually has a screen size exactly the same as the TBolt, Height and Width. I still think the SGS2 has the edge.

posted on 03 Sep 2011, 18:40 1

11. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)

we get it Rory, you like the Galaxy S II more now shut up. some of us still want LTE on a phone supposedly with great battery life and the next most powerful processor next to Exynos. there's fair trade offs here.

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 17:31

8. dirtycooper69 (unregistered)

the bionic is 4g. it is not global capable

posted on 02 Sep 2011, 22:01 2

10. superguy (Posts: 302; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)

The Bionic has a GSM/WCDMA radio. It's a world phone.

That came out in the FCC filing.

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