Motorola Droid 3 Review

Motorola Droid 3Motorola continuous its Droid series by launching Droid 3 handset in the market. The handset has its own pros and cons as we go detailed into the specification of this handset.

Table of Content:
Motorola Droid 3 Hardware & Design
Motorola Droid 3 Software & Performance
Motorola Droid 3 Features
Motorola Droid 3 Camera
Motorola Droid 3 Battery Life
Motorola Droid 3 Price
Motorola Droid 3 Image Gallery

Motorola Droid 3 Design & Hardware

As you see the phone it’s loaded with a slide out full QWERTY layout keyboard complete with number row.  The keyboard is the best among the recent smart phones launched. It has enough spacing between each key. It sport a gun metal like plastic casing with its soft touch make its comfortable to hold in hands. It has a larger 4 inches qHD display screen providing with a fantastic pixel density. Its high-resolution provides the sharpest and the deep display.

The Droid 3 features a dual core 1 Ghz OMAP4 processor with 512 MB of RAM. This device runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The dual core OS makes this device to be 40 percent faster on graphics and 25 percent faster on multi-tasking performance.

Motorola Droid 3 Software & Performance

As we are talking completely on Android, this mobile phone is loaded is loaded with Android 2.3 operating system. So now that it has got Android you would be able to access, install and use the huge collection of Android Apps that are available at App Marketplace by Google.

The mobile phone supports flash and you can use this handset for quick office document editing and saving. The audio player supports the playback of MP3, WAV, eAAC+ formats and the video player supports the playback of MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV formats.

Motorola Droid 3 Features

When you have the QWERTY layout keypad then you get the messaging experience at its best. Whether it’s the slide out keypad or the on-screen board, the large size of the screen make it possible to typing joyful. The users might not be satisfied with the viewing angles as it fades away slowly as the handset is titled to a 90 degree position.

Sharing of multimedia content is made easy with the availability of DLNA functionality which allows you to stream things wirelessly to other DLNA certified devices. If you don’t have the DLNA enabled devices then you can use the microHDMI out port and then connect it to your HD television to watch the HD videos.

It’s provided with internal memory of 16 GB and microSD card slot can provide you a space of up to 32 GB in size. Among its connectivity options it includes Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot for tethering the mobile, micro USB port and Bluetooth.

If you are not using the 3G network from HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO then you can choose to go with 2G GSM or 2 CDMA network.

Also in an exclusive article we have gone through Procedure to load Stock Droid 3 Wallpapers in any Android Phone that you have.

Motorola Droid 3 Camera

The Motorola Droid 3 is equipped with impressive 8 mega pixel camera with autofocus and LED flash can be used for taking photos in the night-time or cloudy conditions. The 8 mega pixel camera can provide a 1080 pixel HD recording at a speed of 30 fps. Apart from that it includes a 1.3 mega pixel front camera for video calls and video chat.

The maximum file size that you get is 3264 x 2448 pixels and has the feature of touch focus with geo tagging and faces detection. But overall the 8 mega pixel camera in this handset is not so attractive with other 8 mega pixel phones like HTC Sensation.

Motorola Droid 3 Battery Life

The Motorola Droid 3 comes with a standard Lithium ion based 1540 mAh battery which offers a standby time of up to 300 hours and talk time of 9 hours approximately.

Motorola Droid 3 Price

The Motorola Droid 3 is available in US on the Verizon as the carrier for a price of $199.99 on two year contract basis and there is no word on the UK release date of this handset. If you need without contract then you need to pay $ 450.

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The Motorola Droid 3 makes some serious improvements over its predecessor Droid 2. It includes improvement over hardware, design and the screen size. The techies wouldn’t prefer to go with it straightaway and others have to think twice before going with this handset. Yeah! The added slide out keypad can put your thoughts the other way.

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