Verizon and Motorola have announced the latest Android phone in their lineup the Motorola Droid 3. The Droid 3 is the worlds thinnest full QWERTY smartphone. The phone packs a 4in qHD display, dual core 1GHz processor and a 8MP camera capable of 1080p HD video. The Droid 3 is also a mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot so you can have a Internet connection for your laptop and your friends wherever you go. With the ability to work in over 200 countries the Droid 3 can be the only phone you need for almost anywhere you travel. No worries about getting a prepaid local phone with high data and voice rates for a weekly trip to Japan or Antigua.
The Droid 3 is powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) so you have the latest available OS for your device. To go along with the 1080p HD video recording you can share all your video’s on your HD TV with mirror mode and a HDMI cable (cable not included). On top of the 8MP rear facing camera there is also a front facing camera that is capable of still shots and video chats.
The Droid 3 is available now at verizonwireless.com now and in store on July 14th for 199.99 with a new 2 year agreement.
Verizon Wireless Introduces the Next Generation Droid Delivering Power and Performance: The Droid 3 by Motorola
Full keyboard, no compromises; DROID 3 by Motorola available online today
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – July 7, 2011 – Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI), today announced the new Android™-powered DROID 3 by Motorola, a global smartphone that delivers power for work and play without making compromises. DROID 3 by Motorola is the world’s thinnest full QWERTY smartphone, and still delivers the power of a dual-core 1 GHz processor for fast multi-tasking. Customers can take stunning photos with the 8-megapixel camera or capture the moment in 1080p HD video. Equipped with Android 2.3, the DROID 3 by Motorola features a brilliant 4-inch qHD display, a roomy 5-row QWERTY keyboard and 3G Mobile Hotspot capabilities, with the ability to connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices. DROID 3 by Motorola delivers the power needed to conquer the day whether customers are at home, work or somewhere in between. A
dditional features: Powered by Android™ 2.3 Gingerbread Mirror mode allows you to view and share photos, videos and movies on a larger TV via HDMI output (requires HDMI cable) Global ready, allowing customers to enjoy wireless voice and data service in more than 200 countries, including more than 125 with 3G speeds Enterprise ready with advanced security policies, device and SD card encryption, complex password support, remote data wipe of device and SD card; document and presentation viewing and editing with Quickoffice® Citrix® GoToMeeting® for Android, gives users the ability to attend online meetings while on-the-go, and Citrix Receiver® for Android, a universal software client that allows companies to deliver corporate apps, desktops and data to any corporate- or employee-owned device ESP smart dock technology for a tailored experience based on whether DROID 3 is docked in home, office or car settings Adobe® Flash® Player 10 Front-facing camera for still shots and video chat Video playback in 1080p HD in mirror mode
Pricing and availability: DROID 3 by Motorola is now available online at www.verizonwireless.com, and will be available in Verizon Wireless Communication Stores by July 14 for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers that purchase a DROID 3 will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and a smartphone data package. New Verizon Wireless customers will have the option of smartphone plans starting at $30 for 2GB of data.
Current Verizon Wireless smartphone customers who are upgrading their smartphone can keep their current data plan. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com. About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers.
Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia. About Motorola Mobility Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit motorola.com/mobility.
- Motorola DROID 3 Now Available At Verizon For $199 (androidpolice.com)
- Verizon DROID 3 by Motorola gets officially official (slashgear.com)
- Motorola launches the Droid 3 Gingerbread smartphone (geek.com)
Author: Ben Oaks
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