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Motorola DROID BIONIC now free on contract

0. phoneArena posted on 28 May 2012, 20:25

Once the most eagerly awaited smartphone, the Motorola DROID BIONIC is now available for the low, low, low price of zero with a signed 2-year pact; this desire to close out inventory of the unit points to some new DROID models coming soon...

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posted on 28 May 2012, 21:21

1. Mxyzptlk (unregistered)

I remember this phone being all buzz and zero show. I'd go for something else especially since it's a Motorola phone that will likely be forgotten when it's time for the next Android update.

posted on 28 May 2012, 21:49 1

2. ChafedBanana (Posts: 395; Member since: 20 Sep 2011)

Umm, yeah, I would like a Motorola Droid Razr HD. HD Maxx, that is.

posted on 28 May 2012, 22:07

3. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)

The tragedy of the droid bionic. RIP. Will be gone in a month.

posted on 29 May 2012, 00:31

4. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 413; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)

I had a bug riddled thunderbolt. I loved the hell out of that phone. But it just didn't work right. Long story short, I got a free Bionic! Love this phone a ton! But the screen and camera are both not so great. It better get the ICS update.

posted on 29 May 2012, 05:01

5. JC557 (Posts: 1794; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)

I got the Thunderbolt 3 months after release and it served me well without any notable bugs to speak of and the battery life was much better after GB. I then found a cheap Droid Charge on craigslist and began using that out of curiosity. Quite nice, battery life was decent in light to moderate usage and lasted a long time in stand by. TouchWiz was a bit slower than the Sense UI on the TB and it had some text wraparound issues on the browser. The Droid Charge has been sold off and the Thunderbolt is my backup/ ROMing phone.

I'm now using a Droid Bionic that I got off craigslist for cheap and the extended battery was included. At first the pentile display did take some getting used to as did the new MotoBlur. Now I'm enjoying the Bionic a lot and the battery life is really good with both the regular and extended batteries. The extended battery for the Bionic was intelligently designed as it didn't add much bulk to the phone nor did it give the phone an odd look. I think I'll be holding onto the Bionic for quite some time as it's a reallly good smartphone and has given me a favorable impression on Motorola's new version of MotoBlur. Thankfully it's slated to get ICS in Q3 (hopefully sooner).

posted on 29 May 2012, 07:35

6. bubbadoes (Posts: 1225; Member since: 03 May 2012)

Just like All Androids end up...from 300 to free in 9 months...and without updates, only rumors of Ics

posted on 29 May 2012, 14:50

7. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

Rumor going around.....making room for the Motorola Vanquish. The rumored droid raze hd or hd maxx. 720 p display and ICS.

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