Droid X Hit Verizon Stores



The new Droid family, Droid X, hit Verizon Wireless stores on Thursday. So, those of you iPhone hater, here is your chance to switch.

The Droid X is Motorola’s latest Google Android device, featuring a 4.3-inch screen, 8-megapixel camera, HDMI out put and more (check out our hands-on look at the Droid X video and photo capabilities).

The Droid X looks like it is shipped with Android 2.1, but both Android 2.2.

The phone will be available for $199 after a $100 mail-in-rebate and a new, two-year contract. I would guess, it will cost around $500 without the contract.

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About Elias Shams
I have been a serial entrepreneur in telecom and social media space for past 12 years or so. I hold a M.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the George Washington University and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. I’ve lived and worked in many countries and cities including London England, Tehran Iran, Bonn Germany, Paris France, Alicante Spain, Delhi India, and my favorite of all Washington, DC of great US of A. Two of the greatest Washington, DC based companies I worked for and very proud of are Yurie Systems which was sold to Lucent in 1998 for $1.23 B and telezoo.com that I founded in 1999. I am currently the founder and awesomizer @ awesomize.me

One Response to Droid X Hit Verizon Stores

  1. Brian Prows says:

    It’s fascinating to watch how form factors on touch mobile computing device screens are INCREASING in size (Droid X and HTC Evo), improving user experience and making it easier to type. Meanwhile, laptop and netbook screens are DECREASING in size, approaching the sweet size of the iPad. But both EVO and Droix X offer an HDMI output to a hid-def TV set.

    Could it be we’re moving into a 3G/4G wireless world where “mobile”–that’s “portable”–devices are easily moved from place to place while TV’s will become dumb terminals.

    Read my blog post “Mobility, Portability and Accessibility in a Wireless Age”

    http://mobilebeyond.net/mobility-portability-and-accessibility-in-a-wireless-age/

    If you’re a Roku/Netflix fan as I am, see my post on the future of streaming video:

    http://mobilebeyond.net/roku-portable-media-player-ip-mobile-media-streaming-from-the-cloud/

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