Droid Bionic Outed: OMAP 4430 Reignsby Jason Inofuentes on August 2, 2011 7:33 PM EST
When the hype machine for a product hits a certain decibel, you can expect some legitimate news to come rolling in. And so it is, after covering the leaked Chinese Bionic cousin and touching on the Bionic's specs state of flux we now have confirmation courtesy of the Motorola Developer's site. What started out as just another Tegra 2 device has ditched NVIDIA's somewhat aging SoC for TI's latest, the OMAP 4430. And paired to that SoC's SGX 540 GPU is the expected 4.3" qHD screen, likely the same Pentile RGBW panel we've seen on the Droid X2. So, we're familiar with the SoC from the Droid 3, the panel from the X2 and the speeds from VZW's other LTE devices, likely from the same MDM9600 baseband we saw in the Thunderbolt. So what's left to find out? Battery life is our big concern right now, and the device's styling remains a mystery. Stay tuned, we should see an official announcement any day now.