Today Verizon launched its next Droid handset, the Droid X. Droid X is Motorola’s Android-based smartphone is one of the many smartphones that Motorola plans to launch this year. The phone will sport Android 2.1 and will be available mid July.
The Droid X is an all powerful smartphone. It sports a 4.3 inch capacitive WVGA touchscreen display with an astonishing 8 megapixel camera with HD video capture and dual LED flash. Not just that it also has an HDMI output, DLNA support with Pinch to zoon support all builtin in a sleak design.
The handset does not support 4G and lacks a front facing camera which might put it behind the iPhone 4 or the HTC Evo 4G. The smartphone runs on an 1 GHz IMAP processor. The good thing is apart from all the good features Droid X lets the user to access 65,000 apps via Android market.
The device comes with 8GB of onboard storage along with 16GB of removable storage and can be expanded to 40GB via SD card. The battery supports upto 8 hours of talk time coupled with 220 hours of standby time. The phone is HTML5 Browser compatible and also supports softwares such as Skype Mobile and V CAST video support.
Droid X will sell for $199.99 with a two year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate. The phone is set to hit the stores on July 15th but customers ending their contract on July 31st can pre-order the phone through the upgrade option without paying an early termination fee.
You can also visit the official Droid X site here.