As announced earlier, the U.S telecom operator Verizon and Motorola has finally released its new Droid line-up of smartphones at a press event held in NYC, U.S yesterday. Under the new Droid line-up, Verizon and Motorola have introduced three smartphones namely Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx, all featuring Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and Kevlar casing.
Starting with Motorola Droid Ultra, it features 5-inch 720p display, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 10MP rear camera with f2.4 lens, 2130 mAh battery and 3D pattern on the back made of Kevlar.
Motorola Droid Maxx also comes with 5-inch 720p display , Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, 2GB of RAM, 10MP rear camera, 32GB of storage, and 3500 mAh battery.
On the other hand, Motorola Droid Mini sports 4.3-inch 720p display and also packs Android 4.2 jelly Bean, 16GB of storage, 2GB of RAM, and 10MP rear camera.
In addition, all these Droid smartphones come with software customizations like touchless control for hands free operation, active display to light up only a select portion of the display to show notifications and quick capture to open camera app by just flicking your phone. Droid Zap is also a new feature being introduced in the new Droid phone, using Droid ZAP you can share photos to anyone with the new Droid phones within 300 feet with a two-finger swipe gesture.
According to the company, the new Droid smartphones also come with Motorola’s new X8 mobile computing system that basically integrates two CPU cores for application processing, 4 cores for graphics, one for contextual computing and one for natural language processing.
According to the telecom operator, Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx are priced at USD $99, $199 and $299 respectively (all priced with two-year contracts). The smartphones are now available for pre-orders, while the actual shipments will begin on August 20.