Motorola DROID

Announced:
Oct 28, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 5, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.7 inches

Resolution:

480 x 854 pixels

Pixel density:

265 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

54.34 %

Features:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

720x480 (DVD) (24 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.56 x 2.36 x 0.54 inches (116 x 60 x 14 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, D-Pad

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

TI OMAP3430

Processor:

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

PowerVR SGX530

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.2, 2.1, 2.0)

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh

Talk time:

6.41 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, i

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 12, 2009

FCC ID value:

IHDP56KC1 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.49 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.38 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

This device is also known as Motorola A855, Motorola MILESTONE CDMA

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.54 inches)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (265 ppi)

Description

The Motorola DROID is an Android-powered smartphone for Verizon Wireless. It sports clean lines and a side-sliding design, which allows for a four-row QWERTY keyboard. The display is pretty big - 3.7 inches, while other features include a 5MP camera, microSDHC slot, GPS and Wi-Fi

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