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For someone who wants more power from their phone, and the great coverage and 3G data provided by the Verizon Wireless network, this is the DROID you are looking for. quote


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Critic reviews

7.9
10 reviews
  • Reception and call quality
    8.9
  • Display
    9.8
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Camera
    6.1
  • Ease of use
    8.1
  • Design and form factor
    7.6
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.0
  • Media support
    6.7
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    6.7

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User reviews

8.4
100 reviews
8.0
Engadget Oct 30, 2009

Ultimately, the DROID won't usurp the iPhone from the public's collective mindshare or convince casual users that they must switch to Android, but it will make a lot of serious geeks seriously happy -- and that's good enough for us.

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8.0
CNET Oct 28, 2009

Despite some design issues and a couple of missing features, the Motorola Droid is the most powerful and fastest Google Android device to date.

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8.0
Wired Oct 30, 2009

An awesome Android phone on the Verizon network -- finally! Gorgeous, responsive touchscreen. Fast, fast processor. Excellent browser. User-replaceable battery.

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8.0
Gizmodo Nov 3, 2009

It's this simple: If you don't buy an iPhone, buy a Droid. It's the best phone on Verizon, and with Android 2.0, the second best smartphone you can buy, period.

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8.0
Computerworld Nov 13, 2009

My iPhone lust has been sated. The Droid, which costs about $200 after rebates and a two-year contract with Verizon, is superlative. On the whole, it is as carefully designed, useful and fun to use as an iPhone. At last.

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8.0
Ars Technica Dec 2, 2009

If you're on Verizon and you like their service, there is no reason to switch to AT&T anymore unless you just absolutely have to have an iPhone.

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7.0
PC World Oct 30, 2009

The first Android 2.0 phone impresses with a strong suite of Web features and a stunning 3.7-inch display, but some users might have trouble with the shallow keyboard.

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9.0
Pocket-Lint Oct 30, 2009

Where the Droid by Motorola... succeeds is that it offers you a state of the art experience of Android 2.0 on a network that has flawless telephone reception across the country.

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7.0
ConnectedReviews Nov 3, 2009

For someone who wants more power from their phone, and the great coverage and 3G data provided by the Verizon Wireless network, this is the DROID you are looking for.

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8.0
itchyeyes itchyeyes

I just switched to the Droid (and Verizon) from the iPhone 3G with AT&T. So far, I've found the Droid to be a bit of a mixed bag, but more good than bad. Pros -The screen is gorgeous. Pictures just don't do it justice. It easily displays most web pages at full width in landscape...

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9.0
kurtfm kurtfm

Posted on my blog... http://droidical.com/2009/11/14/one-week-with-the-... to the Mainframe It came to life after it first slurped in my Google account. It started talking. Since I was already using gmail for pretty much everything (but work) it brought the Droid to life....

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9.0
jonecat jonecat

This device has been a real treat to use. I have had it for 3 days now, and I can honestly say that I am still loving it. First and foremost, the screen is incredible, I have never seen a screen on a mobile device that is so crisp. The amount of detail that is contained within this screen is...

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9.0
DaveFriedel DaveFriedel

I was waiting for my cell phone contract to be up for renewal, and had been pining away waiting to get my iPhone. The one huge dread for me was coverage. All I seemed to hear in the press and tech shows was how many problems people had making calls. I was ready to live with this at some point,...

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10
nachokingp nachokingp

The Motorola Droid really can do just about everything, as the commercials state. I've had the phone for a little under a month, and I have to say that it's been able to handle pretty much any use that I've thrown at it, from GPS navigation to media playback to game playing. It...

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9.0
marinperez marinperez

I've had the Droid for a few months now and am mostly happy with it. It feels heavy in the hand, but I like that. The screen is gorgeous, and there are plenty of apps out there. One of the biggest appeals is supposed to be the keyboard, but I've found it to be kind of lame and useless....

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10
verdiergpd verdiergpd

I work in the mobile phone industry and get to see a lot of phones come and go. Because of this, I tend to be very picky about what phone I use. For the last two years I've only been happy with Blackberry, but the Droid has found a new place in my front pocket. This phone is not perfect,...

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8.0
iangertler iangertler

While there are countless options for mobile devices, the buzz in recent months has clearly been the battle between iPhone and the Droid (and now Google's Nexus One). As with all things, there are pros and cons to each option. As a marketing and technology-centric person, the mobile arena...

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10
vinzenwiz vinzenwiz

I've had this gem since launch day and i am thoroughly impressed. Besides a couple tiny little quirks this phone has performed flawlessly. Motorola and Verizon have a real winner with this one. The hardware is absolutely beautiful. Feels like you're holding an expensive sports car in...

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9.0
wetnun wetnun

After owning a wide variety of phones (tend to replace my phone every 4 to 9 months) I can say that as far as smartphones from from Verizon this is the best so far. That I have to tie it to Google is a little frustrating, but at least this phone isn't complete neutered by Verizon. Most of...

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10
crichton007 crichton007

I had a problem with my EnV3 and thought a Blackberry was a good way to go. I wanted out of my Blackberry so bad I took a chance and bought a Moto Droid and have loved it ever since. Android is an excellent smartphone platform (with the exception of being able to search calendars) and performs...

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9.0
Masnaco Masnaco

The things I like best about this device: * Screen resolution is great * The navigation feature rocks * Leverages Verizon's network Things that can be improved upon: * Exchange/enterprise support for email. While it claims to have Exchange ActiveSync support, the truth is it will not...

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10
steveyau steveyau

I have been using a BB Curve 8330 for the past year and a half. The Android 2.0 is light years ahead of the BB even their newest OS5.0. I played with both a Droid and the BB Storm 2 and chose the Droid with no hesitation. The Droid really does everything and well. The physical keyboard is not...

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7.0
ccayer ccayer

The Good - FAST... really FAST... what you expect your phone to do. At a processor speed of 550Mhz it is amazing, however, the 1Ghz version is coming late December early January and I can't imagine what that will be like. - Screen - it is large, high resolution has great touch control and...

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