Motorola along with Verizon, Google and Adobe have officially announced the Motorola Droid X. The event took place at New York, and was attended by Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha, Andy Rubin, and Shantanu Nayar – with Eric Schmidt being a surprise guest. The Motorola Droid X has a huge 4.3-inch TFT display, with WVGA resolution. The phone is powered by a 1Ghz OMAP processor, and 512MB of RAM. Along with this, the phone also features an 8MP camera with dual LED flash.
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.
The phone features 8GB of onboard memory, and a 16GB memory card is bundled with the retail box of the device. The phone is able to record videos at 720p resolution. The phone also features a mini HDMI port. The Droid X will run on Android 2.1, but will get the Android 2.2 update by late summer. This beast of a mobile phone also features a 1540mAh battery.
The phone has a multi-touch keyboard, with Swype pre-loaded. The phone also has three microphones one for video, another one for calls, and the last one for noise cancellation. The phone is pre-loaded with NFS Shift, Skype and a few other softwares. The phone will be available from July 15, for $199.99 after a $100 rebate.