Screen shows possible Bionic, Droid 3 release dates

The Bionic will be Motorola/Verizon's big deal dual-core LTE phone, first seen at CES, then delayed for months. Could it be here a month from today?

It's not much to go on, but this screen shot could be our best lead so far as to when the long-awaited Droid Bionic will finally be available.

AndroidCentral

AndroidCentral published this screenshot from an anonymous source that appears to show an August 4 release date for the Droid Bionic, which was first seen six months ago at CES in Las Vegas. Later it was announced that the release was being bumped to summer so that "enhancements" could be made. That could mean that the final Bionic might be quite different from what we saw at CES.

The release of the Bionic is big because it will be one of the first dual-core LTE phones available on Verizon, which has been dumping significant resources into expanding its LTE network nationwide, building all the way out into both large and small markets around the country.

If the screen shot is to be believed, it would also seem to confirm the July 14 release date for the Droid 3.

None of this has been confirmed by Motorola or Verizon, of course, and they've shown in the past that they love to play with release dates right up to the last minute.

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