Motorola DROID X to come with some nice pre-loaded apps

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Motorola DROID X to come with some nice pre-loaded apps
As we await the unveiling of the Motorola DROID X MB810 next week in NYC on June 23rd, we're hearing that the Android device will come pre-loaded with some additional apps out of the box. A few of these include one for Blockbuster on-line (which we also saw on the HTC HD2), as well as the popular SWYPE on-screen keyboard, an FM Radio (which is news to us), Motorola Phone Portal, Skype, Backup Assistant, City ID, Motorola DLNA, Visual Voice Mail, and even Verizon's 3G Mobile Hotspot. With the Mobile Hotspot app (that is also on the Verizon Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus) you can connect up to 5 other Wi-Fi devices to the phone, which will use data over Verizon's EVDO Rev A network, though there's no word yet if it will be free (like it is on the Palm devices) or will incur the original price of $40/month.

Thanks to a friend for the info!

Motorola DROID X MB810 Specifications


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29 Comments

1. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Litterally ZERo reason to buy the EVO...Unless you plan to front face cam yourself all the time??? Probably not! VZW FTW

2. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

guess cheaper service and basically the same network arent good enough reasons

3. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Cheaper service? You have to pay an extra 10 dollars a month for 4G which only a handful of people can actually use.

4. dahaka17

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 08, 2010

add to the fact the its made by motorola....honestly the best phone they ever had was the original razor that had the metal case ....save me from a high powered pellet gun( and by saved i mean stoped some servere pain from happeneing)

5. dahaka17

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 08, 2010

its not for 4g! show me one place on sprint where it states its for 4g service

6. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

still 10 dollars cheaper then verizon do the math not to hard

8. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

Basically the same network? Really? You should do stand up.

9. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Tell me where Sprint has the exact (EXACT) same coverage map as Verizon, I will switch tomorrow. Not here in my parts, son...get your facts straight. The Evo to Sprint is like driving a Lamborghini on doughnuts and being told you can never put real tires on the car...not cool.

12. majicc07

Posts: 28; Member since: May 07, 2009

I'm sorry to say but that extra $10 fee is in fact to pay for 4G service even if it is not in your area. The fact that you do not know this is proof you have been living under a rock the past several months. Even the CFO from Sprint came out and expalined why the fee is being charged for Anyone who purchased an Evo. His reason basically was to help cover the cost of the new 4G technology aswell as it's ability to consume larger amounts of data. I Usually don't ever agree with VZ bloggers but have to when they are right.

14. spydablac

Posts: 6; Member since: May 18, 2010

This phone has everything the Evo has except the front camera and kickstand i live in an 4g city and its way faster than verizons 3g..cnt wait to see wat type of UI they put on it its gonna be hard to beat sense UI

27. acipollo

Posts: 34; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

I have the Sprint EVO and Verizon Incredible. Sprint has the ability to share ALL towers with VZW. If Sprint will not get a signal, they roam for free on VZW. So TECHNICALLY they have the same coverage.

28. athiel021

Posts: 33; Member since: Aug 10, 2009

And with that $10 extra dollars, it's still cheaper than Verizon, as well as having uncapped data usage with either 3 or 4g, unlimited GPS through either Telenav or Google, unlimited texting, and unlimited mobile to mobile calling with any carrier. Good for Verizon for having a competing phone though. Competition is best for everyone, first and foremost the consumer.

7. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

wow, imagine if you were all together in a locked room/cage - it would be like BRAWL on WWE....

10. techtechne

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 17, 2010

Yes and I love it! Finally some real Android on Android action. It's usually all the Android phones vs Apple. I can't say Im not enjoying this.

11. Dark Asgard

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

Umm so does this come tommorow the 19th or the 24th? If so do you think i could buy it like for 500 dollars at the verizon store quickly and go to verizon and pick one up then go to camp and activate it and stuff. lol i want it and i keep track of my stuff carefully so...?

13. xmguy1

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 04, 2009

The Droid (1) has an FM radio chipset. WHY could they not enable that in the Froyo update is beyond me.

17. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

why do you want fm radio when you have iheart radio?

15. Dark Asgard

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

Maybe they will?

16. locoboy808

Posts: 53; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

yea but its still 3G so that means it sucks.. 4G is coming out just before Xmas and way nicer phones with the 4g net work you can take out your Sim card and have any 4G phone to work with it so you can change around from any 4G phone cools

18. gatordotcom

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 18, 2010

you guys are all idiots, the evo is the most bad ass phone currently on the market and im using 4g right now... its awesome... untill your plans offer comparable service and data speeds anywhere close to 4g for anywhere even close to the same type of pricing, you cant talk. Im sure once you get 4g youll pay much more money.... good luck

19. BlackSirius16

Posts: 84; Member since: May 21, 2010

Go ahead and justify your waste of money

20. Dark Asgard

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

Question guys, how much do you think retail price of the droid x will be? 559 like the moto droid or less than the htc incredible -529?

26. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

Who the fuck cares it's $30.

24. Cazwell

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 09, 2009

What's the deal with the Blockbuster app, I though BB had basically folded? Does it offer online streaming similar to Netflix?? CC16177 is the only guy that still goes to Blockbuster... pft.

25. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

Yeah i'm old fashioned.

29. Dark Asgard

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

I care because i cant upgrade and have to buy it at retail price

32. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

I'm paying full retail as well, if you're spending $500+ for a phone you're really worried about a $30 price difference?

30. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

This site is becomming worse than a room full of World of Warcraft fanboys. Everybody trying to out-geek eachother!

31. digitaljedi unregistered

You VZW fan boys are just as bad as the Apple fan boys. Sprint offers the best bang for your buck. $70 gets you unlimited calling to any mobile number plus unlimeted everything else. Verizons comparable plan only offers unlimited calling. Sprints unlimited everything costs $99. Verizons costs $120. You do the math. The hotspot charge for the Evo is $30. For Verizon its $40. Even with the extra $10 charge for 4g Sprints plan still comes out cheaper, costing $240 less over the cost of a contract than Verizons plans. The Evo is a superior phone to any phone on vzw's network. I've had Sprint for years and have never had coverage problems. I've also had Verizon(I carry 2 devices at all times) and its 3g coverage is shitty outside of Manhattan. Go into the Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Staten Island or Queens and 3g quickly drops out on vzw. And forget about New Jersey! On Sprint, full coverage in all of those places. IMO, Sprint is a better service provider. The only carrier who matches Sprint in bang for your buck is Tmobile.

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