Motorola DROID Does? A Deep Dive Look

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The DROID will be available exclusively through Verizon Wireless starting Friday, November 6 for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement after a $100 mail-in rebate. Verizon's compatible Nationwide voice plans start at $39.99 for 450 minutes per month. The carrier's Email and Web for Smartphone plans start at $29.99 for monthly access. Best Buy Mobile also plans to sell the DROID for a similar price without having to deal with the mail-in-rebate.

Here’s a closer look at the specifications of the Motorola DROID from Verizon Wireless.


Talk and Standby Time

TT: 385 minutes/6.4 hours

SB: 270 hours/11.25 days

Form Factor

Capacitive Touch; Full QWERTY Side Slider

Band/Modes

800/1900, CDMA EVDO rev A

OS

Android 2.0

Weight

169 grams / 5.96 ounces

Dimensions

60.00 (x) x 115.80 (y) x 13.70 (z) mm

2.36(x) x 4.56 (y) x .54 (z) inches

Browser

Webkit HTML5 based browser

Email Support

Corporate (Exchange 2003 and 2007), IMAP and POP, Macmail, Gmail, MSN Hotmail and AOL

Battery

1400 mAh

Connectivity

Bluetooth v2.1+EDR2, 3.5mm Headset jack, USB 2.0 HS

Display

3.7-inch, 480x854 WVGA

Display Resolution

WVGA display houses 400,000 pixels

Messaging

SMS/MMS, Full HTML5 Browser

Audio

AMR-NB/WB, MP3, PCM/WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI, OGG

Video

Advanced Video record/playback at D1 resolution (720x480), MPEG-4, H.263, H.264

Camera

5.0 megapixel, AutoFocus, dual LED Flash and image stabilization

Memory

16GB card included in phone

Location Services

aGPS, sGPS

Extras

802.11b/g, 3-axis accelerometer

Sensors

Proximity, ambient light and eCompass

Optional Accessories

Phone Holder, Multimedia Station



In the box:
  • Standard Lithium Ion battery
  • Preinstalled 16GB microSD memory card
  • Wall/USB charger
  • Getting Started brochure
  • Product safety & warranty brochure
Optional accessories for the DROID include a Phone Holder and a Multimedia Station. The Phone Holder attaches to your windshield or dash and is helpful for when you're using your phone's navigation and map applications. The Phone Holder includes a Rapid Car Charger.


The Multimedia Station holds the DROID and allows you to display photos and movies, play music, show weather and time information, and use the DROID as an alarm clock. You can also sync your media to your PC using the included USB cable with the Multimedia Station.

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