Verizon and Motorola have unveiled their 2013 Droid lineup of devices at an event today. The list of devices include the Droid Mini, Droid Maxx and Droid Ultra. Out of these Droid Mini is the compact variant and the Droid Maxx comes with 48 of battery life for continuous usage, up from 32 hours of last version.
The new Droid lineup comes with a new Motorola X8 mobile computing system. It will have eight cores out of which two cores are for applications, four cores for graphics, one core for contextual and one core for the natural language processing. The X8 looks like is a marketing speak, and it carries the name MSM8960DT, which is a variation of the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T.
Droid Ultra features a 5-inch 720p display at 294ppi, it is made of AMOLED. It is powered by the X8 Mobile Computing System clocked at 1.7GHz. It come with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage. It has a 10megapixel camera at the rear and a 2MP camera at the front. It is 7.2mm in thickness and the back is made of Kevlar. it packs a 2130 mAh battery.
Droid Maxx features the same 5-inch AMOLED display as the Ultra with 720p resolution. It also uses the X8 SoC. It comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory, 10MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. it packs a 3500mAh battery under the hood.
Droid Mini is a compact package with 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen at 720p resolution, It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory, it is powered by the same X8 Motorola Computing System. It also carries the 10MP rear can 2MP front camera combo. It packs 2000mAh battery under the hood.
All these phones run on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system, probably with Motorola’s skin on top.
Pricing & Availability: These three Droid’s announced today are available at droiddoes.com for pre-order, the Droid Mini costs $99, the Droid Ultra costs $199 and the new Droid Maxx will cost $299 on contract. The actual deliveries start from August 20th onwards according to Verizon.