Droid by Motorola and Verizon Wireless

Droid by Motorola and Verizon Wireless

Summary: A gallery of several angles of the new Droid handset by Motorola powered by Google Android 2.0 (a.k.a. Eclair) running on Verizon Wireless. The last several photos show the Droid side-by-side with the iPhone for comparison.


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  • Right 3/4 view of the Droid. At right is the volume rocker switch with the camera shutter release button in gold on the left.

  • The Droid requires a positive slide up to reveal the keyboard. It's not spring loaded or assisted (like the Sidekick) in any way so it's a bit of a drag. The gold rectangle on the right is the directional pad, and the keyboard? Pretty mediocre.

  • The rear displays one of the Droids best hardware features: it's 5 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, auto-focus, etc. Oh and how about the Verizon and Google silkscreens?

Topics: Wi-Fi, Verizon, Smartphones, Networking, Mobility, Mobile OS, Hardware, Google, Apps, Android

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  • You know what?

    I like the fact that the iPhone is all in one, without a battery door and SD
    (or other) slot. It's the first phone I've owned that has had no battery
    connection problems, no "back flap" falling off problems, and no clack
    when you put it down on the table because the phone has become loose.

    Memory expansion - hasn't been a problem with this 3GS 32GB version,
    or the 3G 16GB version. Don't know what I'd do with more other than fill
    it with more stuff than I need.

    Jason - The photos of the iPhone & the Droid together - was it
    intentional that the iPhone was on top and stayed on top??
  • iPhone Sucks

    Droid is where it's at. Droid X, next phone for sure.