Verizon has officially taken wraps of the new 2013 line up of Droid phones from Motorola. The Droid portfolio consists of the Droid Maxx, Droid Ultra and Droid Mini. All the three devices have similar thin Kevlar bodies which make them look strong yet stunning.
The Droids feature the latest Motorola X8 Mobile Computing System, which brings total of eight cores: one contextual, one for natural language, two for apps and four for graphics processing. There are also some interesting software features, including an Active Display that keeps notifications on the screen without turning the display on, Quick Capture allows fast imaging, Droid Zap enables you to share photos with a two-finger gesture. However, the biggest new software feature on the devices is “touchless control”, users can just say “OK Google Now” to activate and then speak their commands to the phone.
All the Droid feature same hardware and software specifications apart from the dimensions and battery capacity.
- Processor: 1.7 GHz Dual Core with Quad–Core Graphics
- Android 4.2, Jelly Bean
- Memory: 16GB on board memory
- 10MP RGBC camera with quick capture
- 1080p HD Video capture, up to 60FPS
- 2MP Full HD Recording Front Facing Camera
Droid Ultra: Carriers a glossy unibody Kevlar shell and 3D designs, it is the thinnest droid (7.18mm) available. It has a 5 inch, 720 p OLED Display and is powered by a 2130 mAh battery. Priced at $99.
Droid MAXX: The main feature of Droid MAXX is a massive 3500mAh battery, providing 48hours battery life, otherwise it is exactly similar to Droid Ultra. Priced at $199.
Droid Mini: It is the smallest of the new Motorola Droids and has most of the software features of other siblings but in a smaller package with a 4.3 inch screen. A 2000 mAh battery keeps the device running. Priced at $299.