New Droid 4 renders show off its sexy side

New Droid 4 renders show off its sexy side
Still feeling down from the news that you may have to wait another six weeks before you can hold a Droid 4 in your grubby little paws? As a consolation prize we have some new renders of the Verizon-branded slider for your enjoyment.

The multi-angle renders don’t show anything particularly shocking. They have the matte finish associated with the rubberized-plastic of the Droid line, along with the metal accents as seen in the Droid RAZR. Also evident are the new angled corners that have become de rigueur on high-end Motorola devices since the launch of the Photon 4G.

Do you love the look of the Droid 4? Hate it? Is it just meh??? Let us know in the comments below!

source: Droid-Life

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  • 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)



1. xdm1911

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 04, 2011

I would like to say First!! and I be all over this phone as soon as I get it in my store!

21. cthunder

Posts: 126; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

OG Droid owner here. I am right behind you :)

27. xdm1911

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 04, 2011

I owned the Droid 2, then droid 2 glob, and now the Droid 3, soon to be the droid 4!!

2. MalakiMills

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

I do like the phone, but I don't think a Razr with a keyboard is necessary. There will always be a desire for a physical keyboard for text messaging teens, but all touchscreen phones just seem better to me, larger screen and thinner profile. Besides I actually type much faster on flex t9 than the keyboard on my old ally.

4. MalakiMills

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

What's with the tumbs downs?? I didn't insult anything haha

6. Penny

Posts: 1869; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Don't worry about it, some people on this site don't need a reason...

8. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

who are you to say that a Razr w/ a keyboard isn't necessary? for some people like me a Razr w/ a keyboard is JUST what we need. i can type much faster on my Droid 3's keyboard than i can on any virtual keyboard.

10. jabrecer

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 26, 2011

Have you tried typing in a remote desktop via VPN???? How handy is the extra keyboard, especially when you are in a hurry trying to fix a problem remotely!!

11. MalakiMills

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

haha It was a personal opinion about why I don't need one. I don't give a damn about why it's wrong to you. Merely letting phone arena know what I thought like it said in the post. Post your sh*t in a seperate comment instead of coming after me. Besides I didn't even say it was bad I just said I don't need it, f*ck off. haha

14. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

you didn't say a Razr w/ a keyboard isn't necessary to you you said a Razr w/ a keyboard isn't necessary. you asked why all the thumbs down and i answered you.

22. Penny

Posts: 1869; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

King, read his comment again. He clearly expressed that he didn't think it was necessary, not that all people think it's unnecessary. I don't believe MalakiMills deserved for his original content to be flagged or for him to get such a negative reaction for posting what seemed like a reasonable opinion based on his experience. Who are we to define what constitutes an acceptable opinion? It is a community in which every individual has the privilege of sharing their thoughts and the responsibility of doing so in a reasonable manner. Attacking one of the community when they are abiding by these unsaid principles is unwarranted.

23. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

clearly you're the one that needs to read what he said. he did say that he didn't think it was necessary but he didn't specify to what end so the quickest way to interpret it is that he meant the keyboard wasn't necessary in general. that's how i've interpreted it and that's how enough of the others have interpreted it for it to close my case. i might would have apologized by now if i wasn't convinced that the others have interpreted the same way i have, in fact this whole thing wouldn't have started if he didn't ask why his post garnered so much negativity. Penny, Penny, should see how hypocritical you sound. if taco had come in here and said Android wasn't necessary you would have jumped down his throat as fast as anybody. are you drawing a line at the magnitude of the opinion now or have you just created a biased opinion and you refuse to take a look at where plenty of other people are standing on this? you know as well as i do that here every opinion is debated, every statement questioned. why do you deny it?

25. Penny

Posts: 1869; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

In an article about a device that is likely to have a QWERTY keyboard, stating the opinion that smartphones are better off without keyboards is a relevant one, in my opinion. If he just stopped there, then I would have been more inclined to agree with you. However, he did go on to qualify his opinion by expressing the personal experiences that factored into his opinion. My point is that while I may disagree with his opinion, I do not see it as unreasonable or offensive given his personal experiences. As far as Taco and others like him are concerned, I always avoided getting into flame wars that have no point. I am not afraid to get into arguments about the specific points or opinions if I feel they are worth debating, but I would rather convince somebody that there are other valid opinions as well than tell them they are wrong when dealing with subjective issues such as this. In short, no, I would not have jumped down his throat as fast as anybody, and you can feel free to find all of my previous comments if you wish to see that. As far as my opinion being biased, I actually disagree with MalakiMills here. Whatever form factor I may prefer, having options is a good thing. I understand the upsides of not having a keyboard, and yet I like and still type better with them. I have my opinions on most things, just like everybody else, but I try not to perceive reality through the filters of my biases. Every opinion is open to debate, but I think it was that first statement that you made in response to him "Who are you to say that a Razr w/ a keyboard isn't necessary..." that provoked me to respond to you, because I feel it was an unjustified attack.

26. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

and i informed him why myself and many others in this thread believe physical keyboards do have a place in the world. he still made the same point even though he did explain why he made it. people disagreed with it, he asked why, i told him. that's it. if you want to interpret my response as an "attack" then whatever, i don't care because it was prompted by his poor choice of words. i never said he was wrong on a personal stand point because his statement didn't appear to create one. i explained to him that keyboards are still necessary. that's completely contrary to what he said. i am an aggressive debater however my question to him was justified due to the imprecise statement he made. he clearly needed to know that his opinion was offensive because he asked.

15. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

He was posting an opposing view of the product decribed in this article. "Merely letting phone arena know what [he] thought". If you can't take directed criticism, stay away from the comments.

16. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

and i was merely responding to his question of why people are opposing his opinion. since when are opinions around here not debated by others with different opinions? it seems to me that a majority of the people in this thread interpreted his statement in much the same way i did so i explained it to him. if he didn't ask why then i would've just thumbed him down because of my difference in opinion and that would've been that. if you can't take a difference in opinion then maybe YOU should stay away from the comments. you yourself are known for debating one's opinion every now and then roldefol.

29. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

I've always found one problem with touch-only input. My fingers. The bastards just aren't see through. Doesn't matter what kind of super-duper display they give me when I'm looking at the back of my knuckles. I already know what they look like. Sure, bigger screens can help, but at the end of the day I want a pocket-able mobile phone.

18. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Sorry, but I disagree. I'm one of the few who prefer if his touch screen phones have a keyboard attached to it. Yes, touch screen phones are sleeker and while virtual keyboards are fine for some, others, like myself, just prefer the physical feel of a keyboard. And yes, I have owned an all touchscreen phone before, but with my current phone, I honestly feel that once you go touchscreen + physical keyboard, there's no going back.

3. Syksyd

Posts: 63; Member since: Apr 16, 2010


5. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

And the Droid series will continue to be the trendsetter for all other keyboard carrying phones to follow. This is a beauty

7. Penny

Posts: 1869; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Not sure if it would be considered the trendsetter as many people swear by Blackberry keyboards, but the design is beautiful. Now if they put some Blackberry-style keys on the slide-out keyboard of this phone...

13. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

...then it would be too thick to be called a DROID.

17. Penny

Posts: 1869; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

It could still be thinner than the OG Droid, but yeah, Blackberry keys would require more depth.

9. primarchlion

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

Meet the new HDMI port, same as the old USB port.

12. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1249; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

I don't think keyboards are needed for anything with a screen bigger than 4 inches.

19. doubleD

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 13, 2010

Besides the preference by some for the physical keyboard for data entry, Another advantage for a physical keyboard that is often overlooked, is the ability to utilize your screen real estate. Virtual keyboards take up half the screen when being used.

20. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

exactly, that's a big thing with me especially when typing long paragraphs.

24. naga.appani

Posts: 36; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

Amazing... This phone will steal the thunder


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I might have to pick one up.

30. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

My little Eris has served me well when newer handsets have failed me. Looks like it may finally be time to retire Twiki when the D4 comes out.

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