Seriously, THIS IS THE DROID YOU'RE LOOKING FOR!!! #DroidX

Motorola Blur / Android: We confirmed that the Droid X was running Android 2.1 with some new sort of Motoblur (perhaps Ninjablur) skin. We didn’t get to configure Blur with our social networks and contacts, but it didn’t seem as “in your face” as the original. There’s also a new navigation bar along the bottom that lets you easily jump to different Android panes. We can’t really make a call on how we feel about this new Moto skin, but it does feel like a major improvement and it absolutely didn’t slow down performance. We should also mention that preloaded on the phone was a Blockbuster application and a DLNA type app. Those two pieces combined with the fact that there will be a separate HDMI dock available has us thinking multimedia is the focus here.Screen: Apparently the Droid X has a 4.4-inch, FWVGA 854 x 480-resolution screen, though we couldn’t confirm that on the device itself. Regardless, it was super crisp and the capacitive screen was mighty responsive to taps and multitouch gestures. Our one concern is the mirrored trim around the screen — it makes the whole face of the phone extra glossy.

let’s just let that picture sink in for a minute. okay?

This may sound unprofessional, but….HOLY SHIT!  Seriously.

one more time. HOLY IPHONE KILLER BATMAN! Emgadget.com has the FULL SCOOP and photo gallery on this beast, the Droid X from Verizon Wireless. it will be OFFICIALLY announced on June 23rd at a MAJOR PRESS EVENT featuring representatives from Verizon, Google, Motorola and Adobe.

Wait. ADOBE?!!? Could it mean? Could it?! OH FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS GOOD AND ANDROID, LET IT BE SO!

The device will officially launch on July 19th 2010. Odds are, the price will be 199$ after 100$ mail in rebate with new contract. Some facts from Engadget:

Hardware: From afar, the Droid X looks like the EVO 4G, but up close the differences are obvious. Its slightly longer and wider, and it has four physical buttons along the bottom of the screen rather than touch-sensitive ones like those on the EVO. In hand, the phone feels really solid and we were surprised at how light it felt, though we could really do without the hump on the back. And yes, the large thing fits in a jean pocket, but not without slightly bulging.

So, it’s a solid beast. I like that-as my Droid can TAKE A BEATING. But we knew that, we knew the Droid X would be able to be damn near shot out of a canon, and used as a lethal weapon in the war on crime. What about that SCREEN!

Screen: Apparently the Droid X has a 4.4-inch, FWVGA 854 x 480-resolution screen, though we couldn’t confirm that on the device itself. Regardless, it was super crisp and the capacitive screen was mighty responsive to taps and multitouch gestures. Our one concern is the mirrored trim around the screen — it makes the whole face of the phone extra glossy.

So, it has an INSANELY high resolution. INSANELY HIGH. Multi-touch, check. Glossy screen, look’s pretty. 4.3″ scre–wait…FOUR POINT FOUR INCH SCREEN? HOLY TABLET BATMAN!

Motorola Blur / Android: We confirmed that the Droid X was running Android 2.1 with some new sort of Motoblur (perhaps Ninjablur) skin. We didn’t get to configure Blur with our social networks and contacts, but it didn’t seem as “in your face” as the original. There’s also a new navigation bar along the bottom that lets you easily jump to different Android panes. We can’t really make a call on how we feel about this new Moto skin, but it does feel like a major improvement and it absolutely didn’t slow down performance. We should also mention that preloaded on the phone was a Blockbuster application and a DLNA type app. Those two pieces combined with the fact that there will be a separate HDMI dock available has us thinking multimedia is the focus here.

This is where the questioning comes in. Okay, fine. Android 2.1 at launch-but would someone EXPLAIN TO ME WHY THE 2.2 EXCLUSIVE LITTLE HELPER BUDDY WIDGET IS ON THE PHONE? Me thinks that if the phone DOES indeed launch with 2.1, it will have an almost immediate update to FroYo-if not come pre-installed with FroYo. As far as the Blur feature, it seems to just be a skin that you can disable fairly easially.

The camera is also said to be fantastic, as well as the MULTI TOUCH KEYBOARD. Seriously, this is a whole new generation of DOES. Check out Engadget’s coverage at

http://www.engadget.com/2010/06/15/exclusive-motorola-droid-x-preview/

There you’ll find some videos, and a rediculous photo gallery.

the force IS strong with this one!

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