Droid Bionic: Unboxed, Reviewed, and On-Sale. Was it Worth the Wait?

Updated on 08 September 2011 by

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The Motorola Droid Bionic was announced 9 months ago at CES 2011, but it has finally arrived – was it worth the wait?

As you can see, the design has changed since the initial announcement and it now looks much like a keyboardless Droid 3.

droid 3 and driod bionic

That’s only on the visual end of things though. Spec wise, the Droid Bionic is almost exactly like the Motorola Atrix:

Droid BionicAtrix
OSAndroid 2.3.4Android 2.3.4
Processor1GHz Dual-Core1GHz Dual-Core
RAM1GB512MB
Screen4.3 inch @ 960×5404 inch @ 960×540
Camera8MP rear (1080p recording)8MP rear (1080p recording)
Connectivity3G/4G (LTE)3G/4G* (*HSPA+)
Capacity16GB built-in (+16GB pre-installed card)16GB built-in
PortsMicro HDMI, Micro USBMicro HDMI, Micro USB
Battery1735 mAh1930 mAh

 

Regardless, the Droid Bionic is here and it’s available for $299 with an upgrade or a whopping $589 without an upgrade.

Cory Gunther of AndroidCommunity has a thorough unboxing of the Droid Bionic along with all of its accessories. Check it out.

He’s also got a video giving you a look at the lapdock and its functionality, check it out over at Android Community.

If you’re looking for a review, Josh Smith of GottaBeMobile has you covered.

If I had been waiting patiently for the Droid Bionic since its announcement 8 months ago, I would be a little bit disappointed that the Droid Bionic is basically the same phone at the Motorola Atrix (minus the 4G) which was released back in February… oh and it was cheaper.

For those of you who were waiting for the Droid Bionic, was it worth it?

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