Verizon Wireless and Motorola today unveiled DROID X by Motorola. DROID X features a fast 1GHz processor, 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities, loads of memory, Adobe Flash Player 10.1 ready and a 8 megapixel camera. Here is more info:
DROID X gives customers a 4.3-inch high-resolution screen for viewing the latest movies and video from BLOCKBUSTER On Demand presented by V CAST Video, the newest addition to the Verizon Wireless V CAST application, which also includes access to favorite TV shows. The DROID X video capabilities let customers capture spontaneous fun, combining a dual-flash, 8-megapixel camera, HD camcorder, as well as DLNA and HDMI connectivity to download, stream and share personal HD content.
DROID X customers will also receive Android 2.2 and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 with an over-the-air update in the latter half of the summer. With the update, the Flash Player will allow mobile users to experience hundreds of sites with rich applications and content inside the browser, including games, animations, rich Internet applications (RIAs), data presentations and visualizations, ecommerce, music, video, audio and more.
Once updated to Android 2.2, business customers will find DROID X offers the features that turn the device into a workhorse with support for both Exchange and Gmail for business. Corporate users can enjoy push delivery of e-mail; live widgets that stream messages to the home screen; filter widgets to differentiate work and home e-mail; corporate directory and Global look-up along with a unified calendar for Enterprise and sync with Google Calendar. Security protocols allow remote password control and wipe via Exchange server.
Pricing and Availability
DROID X by Motorola will be available at www.verizonwireless.com and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning July 15 for $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the mail-in rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted. In addition to subscribing to a Nationwide Talk plan or a Nationwide Talk & Text plan, customers will also need to subscribe to an Email and Web for Smartphone plan. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access. Email and Web for Smartphone plans start at $29.99 for unlimited monthly access.
Customers can add the optional 3G Mobile Hotspot service to their DROID X for $20 per month. The 3G Mobile Hotspot allows customers to turn the phone into a wireless modem for up to five compatible Wi-Fi devices. In addition, current Verizon Wireless customers who have contracts ending by December 31, 2010, can upgrade to any smartphone, including DROID X, without penalty.
For more information on DROID X by Motorola, go to http://phones.verizonwireless.com/droid/x/
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Here is the DROID X by Motorola Fact Sheet
Pocket-Sized Home Theater
Capture, share and enjoy your world with DROID X, a pocket-sized home theater with a massive 4.3 inch high-resolution display that lets you capture HD movies for playback on your HDTV. It also features a powerful processor and scary fast speeds, all on Verizon Wireless? 3G network, the nation?s largest and most reliable wireless voice and data network. DROID X utilizes high-performance diversity antennas along with innovative software to improve signal strength and reduce dropped calls. DROID X users will receive Android 2.2 and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 via an over-the-air update in late summer.
Capture Sights and Sounds
Capture your memories in high definition with 720p HD video capture. Customize your videos with a slow-motion effect and make them flawless with an advanced three microphone solution for directional audio capture and noise cancelation. In between takes, make sure no still shot is missed with a fully loaded 8 megapixel camera capable of 1/1000 second shutter speed and features such as auto-focus, touch to focus, panoramic capture and a powerful dual LED flash to produce high-quality photos.
Share with Ease
Share personal videos with friends using either an optional HDMI cable or Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified technology, enabling you to stream, store and share content with multiple DLNA compatible devices such as a HDTVs, game consoles or PCs. Share the wealth of your own 3G Mobile HotSpot with up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices, all while accessing your content at superfast speed, powered by a 1 GHz processor.
Enjoy Life?s Brilliant Moments
DROID X brings your content to life with a vibrant 4.3-inch display with a crisp WVGA 854 x 480 resolution. Download full-length movies and enjoy them in cinematic widescreen format1. DROID X will feature Adobe Flash Player following a software update late summer, which will deliver streaming video from tens of millions of websites or game play with a full PC Web experience. Whether texting, checking push corporate e-mails or updating your status, the large display reveals a spacious virtual keyboard to do it all. Type and text with ease at more than 50 words per minute with Swype? using one continuous finger motion across the screen keyboard. Get up close and personal with your favorite sites using pinch-to-zoom.
Enjoy additional preloaded apps and games such as EA Need for Speed Shift?, NFL Mobile, Skype mobile and a full suite of Google Mobile Services, including Android Market, Google Maps with Street View, Google Latitude, a YouTube widget, Calendar, Google Search by Voice, and, of course, Gmail and Google Search. You can also easily download BLOCKBUSTER On Demand presented by V CAST Video via a link icon on your home screen or use V CAST to watch your favorite shows.
More Social, More Connected, More Memory
Preloaded social networking widgets allow you to sync and stream your feeds and updates from Facebook, Twitter and MySpace all to one screen in real time. With 8 GB of onboard memory and a pre-installed 16 GB memory card, DROID X can be expanded to up to 40 GB with the addition of a 32 GB memory card to house favorite videos, images, games and apps.
DROID X by Motorola
Talk and Standby Time
Talk time: Up to 480 minutes
Standby time: Up to 220 hours
CDMA 800/1900, EV-DO Rev. A
Android 2.1, update to Android 2.2 late summer
155 g / 5.47 oz
65.50 (x) 127.50(y) 9.90(z) mm
2.6 (x) x 5.0 (y) x 0.4 (z) inches
Webkit HTML5 based browser; Adobe Flash 10.1 after update, pinch-to-zoom
Gmail, Push E-mail, Corporate Sync, IMAP/ POP3
Stereo Bluetooth2 Class 1.5, Version 2.1+EDR, 3.5mm, USB 2.0 HS, OTA, HDMI, Over the Air Sync, PC Sync, DLNA
4.3? WVGA (854 x 480)
WVGA display houses 400,000 pixels
MIDI, MP3, WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+,
720p HD Capture, HD Playback via HDMI or DLNA, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMA v10
8.0 megapixel, Digital Zoom, Auto Focus, Dual LED Flash and image editing tools
8 GB onboard, 16 GB microSD pre-installed, supports up to 32 GB micro SD ? total memory expandable up to 40 GB
aGPS (assisted), sGPS (stand alone), Google Maps, Google Maps Navigation, Google Maps with Google Latitude, Street View, and eCompass
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