Motorola Droid X official, comes to Verizon

Verizon Wireless and Motorola today announced that new Android flagship smartphone DROID X will be available beginning July 15 for $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

The Motorola Droid X runs Android 2.1 at launch and customers will receive Android 2.2 and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 with an over-the-air update in the latter half of the summer. It packs 1GHz processor, 4.3-inch (854 x 480) touchscreen display, see the specs below:

Motorola Droid X

  • 4.3 inch WVGA (854 x 480) touchscreen display
  • Virtual keyboard with Swype technology
  • CDMA 800/1900, EV-DO Rev. A
  • Wi-Fi, DLNA
  • A-GPS
  • Google Maps with free navigation
  • eCompass
  • HDMI port
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Bluetooth 2.1with EDR
  • USB 2.0
  • WebKit based browser (HTML5)
  • 8.0MP autofocus camera with Dual LED Flash and image editing tools
  • 720p HD video capture, HD Playback via HDMI or DLNA
  • 1GHz processor
  • 8GB onboard memory, 16GB microSD pre-installed
  • 1540 mAh battery (talk time: up to 480 minutes; standby time: up to 220 hours)
  • 127.5 x 65.5 x 9.9 mm
  • 155 grams

Sanjay Jha, co-chief executive officer of Motorola and chief executive officer of Motorola Mobile Devices and Home business added, “Motorola designed DROID X to push the extreme limits of Android innovation, and enable you to do even more with your mobile device. We are breaking down barriers so that you can experience the Web the way it was meant to be and create, share and view content like never before, either in your hand or in your home. Enterprise users will also find DROID X appealing with features including push e-mail and live widgets for e-mail and calendar updates.”

Customers can add the optional 3G Mobile Hotspot service to their DROID X for $20 per month.

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