Are you getting bored of the stereotype touch screen? If your answer is yes, the slide-out keyboard of Motorola Droid series might make you feel fresh and new. Moreover, there's a good news for you - the latest stallion from the Droid stable - Droid 4 - will be released and it will hit the market on Feb. 10 for $199 with a two-year Verizon contract.
Verizon also has confirmed it in a press release Tuesday, touting the handset as the thinnest and most powerful 4G QWERTY smartphone measuring at less than half an inch thin.
Without doubt, the most striking features of the Droid 4 is its five-row QWERTY keypad, which is similar to a PC keyboard. You can not only type without feeling restricted or cramped, but also with help of LED edge-lit keys, you can send digital messages in the dark.
Also have you ever felt like drowning in the john especially after you accidentally dropped your phone into it? Well, with Droid 4, you don't have to worry anymore because the device has been designed to resist water damage. In other words, even if the device is wet, it's still strong enough to work.
Droid 4 is powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM and runs on Verizon's 4G LTE network. And, it's a true multitasker, which means you can do many things at the same time - listen to the music, chat with your friends, check your email - without a hitch.
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The 8-MP megapixel rear-facing camera can help you not only catch every colorful detail in your life but also capture video in 1080p HD. And, the 1.3-MP front-facing camera will let you enjoy video chatting with the people you love.
Furthermore, Droid 4 also boasts of its FIPS 140-2 government-grade encryption; PIN lock and password protection; device and SD card data encryption; and the ability to wipe the phone remotely if it’s ever lost or stolen, which should make you feel secure, as you'll know that your phone and information are safe and sound even if its gets misplaced, lost or stolen.
And, yes, Droid 4 is one of the lucky few whose Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS will be upgraded to Android 4.0 - Ice Cream Sandwich.
If you check the Verge comparison chart, you will see why Droid 4 is superior to Droid 3.
Start the slideshow to find out in detail what the Droid 4 looks like.