Droid Bionic Vs iPhone 5: Consumer Release date decisions, WWDC 2011 key

The latest news on the Droid Bionic in relation to the recent benchmark tests for the elusive handset only served as a major tease for those still hoping to get one this Summer. However, we still don’t know when the official release date is – so is the demand still as high as when the handset was first announced?

Over the last few years, there has been a slightly annoying trend for promising Verizon handsets which get announced, and then we fail to hear anything of them for months, leaving consumers in a state of bewilderment over a lack of communication on Verizon’s part.

It happened with the HTC Incredible and Thunderbolt, and you can definitely argue the same cause with the Droid Bionic. Equipped with a dual-core processor, the latest version of Android Gingerbread and more importantly, Verizon 4G LTE support, it’s the one handset that consumers can’t wait to get their hands on, but a lack of official word from Verizon on when the phone will release may have put a lot of consumers off.

With the Apple iPhone now on Verizon’s books, it’s highly likely that the iPhone 5, thought to be arriving in September will also make an appearance on Big Red. If this happens, then consumers will be faced with an almighty decision on which handset to pick up. This could be even more significant after Apple’s WWDC 2011 conference in June, as we could get official word on the iPhone 5, which may tempt you away from the Droid Bionic.

If you are currently mulling over the decision to pick up a Droid Bionic or iPhone 5, let us know your thoughts on this. Has the lack of communication from Verizon put you off the Droid Bionic, or will you still buy one regardless. We’ve set up a poll below so we can gather some feedback on your choices.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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