Motorola and Verizon Wireless have officially announced the upcoming launch of new high-performance, powerful DROID X by Motorola, in what likely to be another “iPhone killer”. It’s the full-featured Android smartphone that combines an array of impressive features including high-resolution 4.3″ touchscreen, 8MP camera, 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM, WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Google Android 2.2 OS upgrade with Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support.
“Motorola designed DROID X to push the extreme limits of Android innovation, and enable you to do even more with your mobile device. We are breaking down barriers so that you can experience the Web the way it was meant to be and create, share and view content like never before, either in your hand or in your home,” commented Sanjay Jha, CEO for Motorola Mobile Devices and Home business. “Enterprise users will also find DROID X appealing with features including push e-mail and live widgets for e-mail and calendar updates.”
Key Features Of Motorola Droid X:
- Blazing-fast 1 GHz TI OMAP 3630 processor and powerful diversity antennas
- Large, vivid 4.3-inch WVGA (854 x 480 pixels) full-touch widescreen
- 8 megapixel AF camera with dual LED flash and HD (720p/30 fps) video recording
- Virtual multi-touch keyboard with pre-loaded Swype technology
- Optional 3G mobile hotspot supports up to 5 Wi-Fi devices ($20 monthly)
- Android 2.1 operating system with MOTOblur
- Verizon Wireless apps including NFL Mobile, Skype mobile, V CAST Video and EA Need for Speed Shift
- Easy, convenient video sharing thanks to HDMI and Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) connectivity
- Integrated A-GPS, E-Compass, 3-axis accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor
- 8GB internal memory plus included 16GB microSD card, supporting up to 32GB memory card
- Talk time: up to 8 hours ; Standby time: up to 9 days and 4 hours (1540 mAh battery)
According to Motorola, DROID X owners can enjoy the cool features of Google Android 2.2 platform and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 through an over-the-air software update by late summer 2010.
The new Motorola DROID X smartphone which measures 2.6 x 5.0 x 0.4 inches and weights in at 5.47 ounces is slated to hit Verizon Wireless stores starting July 15 for $199.99, after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new 2-year service contract.