Motorola DROID 3

Posted:
Jul 7, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 7, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

275 ppi

Screen-to-body ratio:

55.94 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

4.85 x 2.52 x 0.51 inches (123.3 x 64.1 x 12.9 mm)

Weight:

6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Notification light

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

TI OMAP 4430

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device

HDMI:

Micro HDMI (Type D)

Location:

A-GPS, S-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1540 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

9.16 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 15, 2011

FCC ID value:

IHDT56MF1 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg

Body:

1.36 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 650

This device is also known as Motorola XT862, Motorola Milestone 3

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.51 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

Motorola DROID 3 is the successor of the Motorola DROID 2. it comes with a 4” qHD display and claims to have a 30% faster graphics chip than its predecessor, but it also sports a larger 5-row keyboard. In addition, the new handset brags with 27% faster multitasking performance over the DROID 2 Global thanks to its 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP chip. The DROID 3 is also the first phone on Verizon capable of recording 1080p full HD videos with its 8-megapixel rear camera.

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