The frenzy around the Droid Bionic is so crazy that bloggers will post any photo that looks like it's a big Motorola smartphone and call it a Droid Bionic.
First off, there has never been a Droid smartphone of any kind without the Verizon logo clearly added to the casing of it. Yes, the Motorola Milestone 3 has almost the same specs as the Droid 3, but the Droid 3 is exclusive to Verizon and definitely will have Verizon branding.
In order to get traffic, bloggers will run a blurry, smudgy image and call it a Droid Bionic for what? It doesn't offer any new information. It doesn't help buyers choose a smartphone.
Let's review what we do know about the Droid Bionic.
Last week, Motorola posted to its Twitter account that the Droid Bionic would have a summer release date.
While roaming forums, we found a rumor that the "word on the street" was
that it would have a July 28 release date, which we can not
Here's what we do know about the Droid Bionic:
- Viral social media buzz is greater for the Samsung Galaxy S II.
- Previous leaked photos showed the Droid Bionic to have an enhanced large 4.5" touchscreen, Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, MotoBlur-style 3D home screen
carousel, connections to a laptop dock, possible GSM radio (for world access), a 4.5" touchscreen and a 1750mAh battery. Entire translation from Chinese is available on our our Facebook page.
- It may have an unlocked bootloader.
- Previously announced specs include HDMI-out 1080p connection, a front-facing VGA webcam
8MP camera, 512MB RAM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi,
Bluetooth and GPS.
- The latest rumor we saw from unnamed Verizon sources claimed that the Droid Bionic would be released later than July.
- It was announced at CES in January, then in April, that it was delayed for remodeling.
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