Motorola Droid 4 is codenamed Maserati, to feature LTE and full QWERTY keyboard
posted by Victor H. / Sep 28, 2011, 3:32 AM
Most of you probably could already guess that a Motorola Droid 4 is coming sometime in the future, but little was known about what the actual device would be. Now, prototypes seem to be floating somewhere in Motorola land and a member of Howard’s forums said he held the device and here’s some of its highlights: the Droid 4 is codenamed Maserati, most probably comes with LTE support and a screen size of around 4 inches. While the user going by the provocative fonesex moniker didn’t know the exact screen measurements, he did say it was smaller than the 4.3 one on the newly leaked Motorola Droid RAZR.
“Also just held another stunning phone. Droid 4(G), aka Maserati. REALLY nice phone and form, No D-pad, this does have a removable battery. Unfortunately didn't get to power it up. For those of you who prefer a keyboard, your gonna love this one.”Summing up his impressions, the user said:
The Droid 4 is expected to be the successor of the current Droid 3, which would mean that it gets at least a 1GHz dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera capturing 1080p videos and at least a qHD display, judging by the specs of the third Droid.
Quite interestingly, the same user was among the first to play around with the Motorola Droid RAZR and he’s got some interesting details to share. Most notably, the 4.3-inch screen seems to be of a much higher resolution when compared to the equally sized qHD one on the Bionic, so that “the Bionic looked (for lack of a better description) sorta pixelated, while it was hella clear on the Spyder.” Now, that seems like a sure hint about an HD-res screen.
The other interesting thing about the Droid RAZR is that it’s confirmed once again to be very thin and running Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread.
The image above is of the Motorola Droid 3.
- Display 4.0" 540 x 960 pixels
- Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
- Processor TI OMAP4430, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
- Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
- Battery 1785 mAh(12.50h talk time)
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I pray no blur and runs ics
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 3:37 AM 1
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I hope the screen size is bigger than 3.7.
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 12:44 PM 0
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As long as it runs ICS (4.0) then motoblur would just be something extra. It would not be detrimental to the phone had it come with motoblur. (more widgets), and most probably if it came with motoblur on ICS, then would motoblur be custom for ICS? This made just for ICS.
posted on Nov 26, 2011, 3:49 PM 0
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The name is, sure but the skin remains. It has improved a lot but I still want stock or ics
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 4:29 AM 0
I was gonna get the Bionic but decided to wait to see what the Droid HD (which is probably the Droid RAZR) will look like. I work for Sprint & have the Epic & the Super AMOLED display is amazing! The Droid RAZR is said to have a qHD Super AMOLED so I'll be saving my upgrade for that.
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 8:04 AM 0
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Be really, really interested to see if they get a keyboard, dual core, and a 4" screen on a LTE capable device and make it all work. I will have upgraded in November or December, long before this guy sees the light of day. If Verizon doesn't get a better Windows Phone option, the Droid 3 is still high on my list. Have decided if the screen is smaller than 4.3", I want a keyboard. I will not get an Android without dual core due to the ICS update. LTE is not availble to me. But if this guy had all three, I would be up on grabbing it. The Vigor (or HTC Droid Incredible HD, or whatever) is the leader in the Verizon clubhouse for me right now, though.
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 8:15 AM 0
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That's encouraging that it appears Moto got the message about PenTile screens sucking. I wish they would have figured that out for the Bionic.
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 8:31 AM 0
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Yeah, but if the leaks about the RAZR are true, they're trading Pentile RGBW LCD screens (D3, X2, Bionic) for Pentile RGBG SAMOLED. They're still looking to take advantage of the power savings of Pentile, just switching suppliers and technologies. I've seen a lot more complaints about Moto's PenTile qHD screens than Samsung's Galaxy S screens, so if it's true I say Moto is moving in the right direction.
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 9:30 AM 0
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This will be my next phone. My upgrade is available in the middle of Nov. And I was already planning on getting the Droid 3. I guess I can stick with my OG Droid for a few months longer.
posted on Sep 28, 2011, 4:30 PM 0
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I'm excited about the droid4: I've got the D2 now. Its OK but I feel the 4 will will retake the lead, the 3 really sucked, I wondered why it was released. The 4 should be the most powerful, even out doing the bionic. Come on Motorola!
posted on Oct 13, 2011, 5:24 PM 0
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