Verizon unveils DROID X from Motorola

Verizon DROID X by Motorola

As expected, Verizon Wireless formally unveiled the DROID X by Motorola today. Unfortunately, there was no news on the rumoured DROID 2.

“Nine months ago, we made a commitment to our customers to bring the openness of Android to the Verizon Wireless network,” said John Stratton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless. “Since then, we have introduced the top-selling Android phone in the marketplace today – the DROID by Motorola. DROID X takes that commitment to another level with exclusive content, faster processing speeds, and, of course, the reliability of our network.”

Verizon DROID X specifications:

  • Processor: 1GHz TI OMAP processor
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.1 with
  • Connectivity: 800/1900MHz CDMA and EV-DO Rev. A
  • Other connectivity: GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • Display: 4.3-inch WVGA (854 x 480) touchscreen
  • Storage: 8GB internal / microSD cards (up to 32GB) / 16GB card included
  • Camera: 8MP with dual flash, auto-focus, and HD recording
  • Connectors: 3.5mm headphone jack, USB 2.0 HS, HDMI
  • Battery: 1540mAh
  • Dimensions: 65.50 by 127.50 by 9.90 mm (2.6 by 5.0 by 0.4 inches)
  • Weight: 155 grams (5.47 ounces)

The DROID X will be updated to Google Android 2.2 and receive Adobe Flash Player 10.1 in an OTA update in the latter half of the summer.

The DROID X will be available from Verizon Wireless starting on July 15th for US$199.99 after a US$100 mail-in rebate and a two-year contract.

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