New Verizon Motorola DROID Bionic Update: Improved Battery Life, LTE & More (List)

Not long ago we reported on a Motorola DROID Bionic soak test with build number 5.9.902. Well it turns out that update will soon be rolling out that 57.6MB to the general public very soon.

New Verizon Motorola DROID Bionic update

While we don’t know exactly when Verizon Wireless expects to fire out the update, they have posted a full changelog with the same build number that details what to expect. The main highlights are improved battery life and 4G LTE data connectivity, as well as more preloaded apps. Check out the full changelog below:

Device Features: Added support for National Plus Code Dialing; Added support for Bluetooth® Personal Area Networks (PAN); Receive text message alerts while on voice calls without voice call interruption; Improved audio while streaming video to a TV using the HDMI connection; Improved Bluetooth audio when paired and connected to the device.

Improvements in device stability prevent the following: Black screen lockups; Camera multi-shot lockups; Idle resets; Multimedia dock lockups; Device is now capable of providing Verizon Emergency Alerts; Improvements in battery life.

Data Connectivity: Data connectivity and stability improvements; Improvements in Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot download performance.

Application Improvements: YouTube videos will resume play from their previous location after pausing to access the Notification Panel; Composing a Visual Voice Mail message no longer mutes the voice call; Messages saved with Visual Voice Mail will store to the SD card target shown on the user interface; Visual Voice Mail improvements for message storage and deletion; Play WAV audio files.

The following apps are now preloaded: Amazon MP3 and VCAST Apps Store.