1. kerrigjl's Avatar
    Anyone in the costco loop know if this phone will be carried? At present, I have the Bionic, but I'm not liking the bugginess overall... considering a jump.
    10-06-2011 10:30 AM
  2. wyseguy77's Avatar
    Hasn't even been announced yet.
    10-06-2011 12:02 PM
  3. kerrigjl's Avatar
    Hasn't even been announced yet.
    Since it's showing up on release lists at places like Best Buy, I was just wondering what Costco had heard.
    10-06-2011 02:06 PM
  4. DatkidPudge's Avatar
    Anyone in the costco loop know if this phone will be carried? At present, I have the Bionic, but I'm not liking the bugginess overall... considering a jump.
    Exact same position. Bionic is solid but im getting annoyed with the battery and data connection but with costcos exchange policy im hoping they get the nexus. Would love to hear info on costco
    10-06-2011 02:27 PM
  5. kath00's Avatar
    Ditto here. Bought the bionic at Costco and took it back in the 14d return window. I would love to try this phone if they have it...

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    10-06-2011 08:30 PM
  6. ManBearPig618's Avatar
    So far, I haven't heard anything about Costco. If it goes VZW exclusive at first, which is what many rumors are pointing to, I wouldn't be surprised if Costco got its hands on some. But at this point, everything is speculation. Stay tuned.
    10-06-2011 08:32 PM
  7. DatkidPudge's Avatar
    So far, I haven't heard anything about Costco. If it goes VZW exclusive at first, which is what many rumors are pointing to, I wouldn't be surprised if Costco got its hands on some. But at this point, everything is speculation. Stay tuned.
    Shortages at Costco seem to be an issue. ugh
    10-07-2011 02:42 AM
  8. jball8276's Avatar
    I know some people that work for the cell phone company that operates in Costco, they said there is no reason to believe that they wouldnt be getting it. Costco will get most all the Verizon phones on their release day. Almost never get ATT or TMO on time, usually a couple weeks later. Just fyi...
    10-07-2011 10:11 AM
  9. kath00's Avatar
    Shortages at Costco seem to be an issue. ugh
    Right! Like shipping 6 Bionics to each store and then nothing for a week. I HATE the process they have of "first come, first served" yet if you are friendly with the associate they will hold one for you or create a little unofficial waitlist or whatever else nonsense I heard when I bought the Bionic.

    Blech! Much rather buy it on line with one click and have it overnighted to me through Verizon...

    If only there was a better return/upgrade policy at Verizon too...
    10-07-2011 08:08 PM
  10. DatkidPudge's Avatar
    Right! Like shipping 6 Bionics to each store and then nothing for a week. I HATE the process they have of "first come, first served" yet if you are friendly with the associate they will hold one for you or create a little unofficial waitlist or whatever else nonsense I heard when I bought the Bionic.

    Blech! Much rather buy it on line with one click and have it overnighted to me through Verizon...

    If only there was a better return/upgrade policy at Verizon too...
    Completely agree. It is nice that we have a 90 day window for exchanges tho. I guess we just need to be patient and see when they get it in stock. And come up with reasons we don't want to keep the Bionic.
    10-08-2011 03:34 AM
  11. DatkidPudge's Avatar
    Haha. The only cons to the Bionic for me are dreadful battery life little bugs and thickness. Lol other then that its a solidddd *** device
    10-08-2011 03:35 AM
  12. Cigar-Junkie's Avatar
    I dropped the Bionic like a bad habit at day 14. Yeah, it was the battery. I did hate to loose all those extra chargers, docks and battery though.

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    10-08-2011 06:14 AM
  13. pauldroidr2d2's Avatar
    Each of the smartphones that are 4G LTE have poor battery life.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
    10-08-2011 06:45 AM
  14. Cigar-Junkie's Avatar
    Each of the smartphones that are 4G LTE have poor battery life.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
    Agreed, but some are having a tougher time of it. I am really hoping that a combination of new hardware and ICS help. I just want a full day with LTE on. Maybe LTE could be setup like brightness and set to "auto"

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    10-08-2011 08:29 AM
  15. pauldroidr2d2's Avatar
    Agreed, but some are having a tougher time of it. I am really hoping that a combination of new hardware and ICS help. I just want a full day with LTE on. Maybe LTE could be setup like brightness and set to "auto"

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    Until battery technology is brought up to the current generation of device demand, we will not be seeing that, at least in my opinion. The reason we are able to get that type of time on things like our tablets is because of the size of the battery used in devices like those.
    10-08-2011 10:55 AM
  16. Cigar-Junkie's Avatar
    Until battery technology is brought up to the current generation of device demand, we will not be seeing that, at least in my opinion. The reason we are able to get that type of time on things like our tablets is because of the size of the battery used in devices like those.
    I think that phones need to work with the battery technology we have now. I am getting the Nexus and if has the same battery life as the Bionic then it goes back too, or I lower my requirements. Until release, who knows but til then I can hope.

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    10-08-2011 11:09 AM
  17. pauldroidr2d2's Avatar
    I think that phones need to work with the battery technology we have now. I am getting the Nexus and if has the same battery life as the Bionic then it goes back too, or I lower my requirements. Until release, who knows but til then I can hope.

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    They can only do so much. If you take into consideration that a battery for a laptop computer will only last several hours at best when you are using that computer, why would it be any different for a smartphone which for all intentional purposes is a little computer?
    10-08-2011 11:14 AM
  18. devindpotts's Avatar
    Completely agree. It is nice that we have a 90 day window for exchanges tho. I guess we just need to be patient and see when they get it in stock. And come up with reasons we don't want to keep the Bionic.
    10-08-2011 11:18 AM
  19. bulvine420's Avatar
    Returned that Bionic garbage after waiting months for it hope Costco has a great deal!Did costco charge you guys full tax or just retail tax?
    10-08-2011 02:24 PM
  20. bulvine420's Avatar
    all we need is solar panels on the top of our devices little ones will work great!
    10-08-2011 02:27 PM
  21. pauldroidr2d2's Avatar
    Returned that Bionic garbage after waiting months for it hope Costco has a great deal!Did costco charge you guys full tax or just retail tax?
    What is the difference between full tax and retail tax?
    10-08-2011 02:47 PM
  22. kath00's Avatar
    Returned that Bionic garbage after waiting months for it hope Costco has a great deal! Did costco charge you guys full tax or just retail tax?
    Taxed only on $300 for the Bionic (when bought at Costco store). At Verizon they charge tax on the full price ($650ish?). If you ordered the Bionic online through Costco, they charged you tax on the $650 too. Go figure.

    K
    10-08-2011 03:34 PM
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