Revised DROID Bionic revealed by the FCC

The DROID Bionic will be coming this September, and Verizon already has the teaser page up. While we know what it’s going to look like, and more or less what the specs are going to be, the FCC has released documents that give us a look at the revised DROID Bionic – the one we’ll be seeing next month.

The FCC reveals what we already know: the DROID Bionic will support CDMA/EVDO and LTE, it will have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro-USB, 8MP camera with flash, and micro-HDMI port. Overall, it’s what you’d expect from a high-end, modern-day smartphone.

We first saw the DROID Bionic at CES 2011, where we felt like it was definitely going to be the hot 4G LTE Android smartphone for Verizon. It is being launched nearly nine months after that announcement, but even at the rate at which Android devices are released, it is undoubtedly going to be right up there with the rest of them in terms of specs at the very least.

No official release date has been announced, but we know it is launching in September because of Motorola’s Q2 earnings call, where CEO Sanjay Jha announced a September release. The launch is a little bit later than Motorola was hoping for, but it says that the reason for its own delay is that software bugs are being worked out, which is good to hear. Nothing spoils a nice piece of hardware more than annoying software bugs.

Are you going to be picking up the DROID Bionic once it launches? And if you are open to new smartphone and smartphone platform options, how do you feel knowing that this may be launching around the same time as Apple’s iPhone 5? It’s going to be a hot line-up for Verizon this fall!


  • StoneITservices

    Yes I will be getting it as soon as it releases. In my opinion, the Iphone 5 can just stay on the shelf. It’s great for some people, but I need a phone that is for more than just playing games. I use Google docs, and many other apps that due to the open source nature of Google products, are very creative and well thought out. Google andriod needs the competition of Apple to continue to push the envelope, but I will always be buying a droid.

  • Moss Larryw

    Since I have two apple computers at home I will patiently wait for both the Droid Bionic and Iphone 5 to hit the market.  I also will patiently wait for reviews to be posted before I make a decision. I expect both phones will performed to their expectations.  However, nothing like hearing from others who have done the testing before making a final decision.

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