Review: Motorola's Droid X
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The Droid X's 8 megapixel shooter did a great job. It had better, given the size of the lump it creates on the back of the Droid X. Color representation was spot on, white balance was accurate, and it had no trouble performing well in both darker and brighter environments. The mechanical shutter does in fact help make for sharper pictures. For the casual tourist, I'd say the Droid X comes as close as you're going to get to replacing your point-and-shoot. It won't replace a dSLR, but you can leave the little camera at home this summer. You'll be pleased enough with the results to share them via Facebook, Flickr, and Picasa. Heck you might even print a few out.
Our review unit has crashed, preventing us from sharing photos and video taken from it. We're doing our best to get it back up and running again. Hopefully we'll be able to post pictures and video soon.
The Droid X can record video at 720p HD resolution at 24 frames per second (the same frame rate as movies). The results are good. The Droid X reacted well to drastic changes in lighting, it captured sharp and fine detail, and even when zoomed in it performed above par.
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Phone Scoop goes hands-on with the new Motorola Droid X. Based on our first impressions, it is the finest handset Motorola has ever produced.
Jun 23, 2010
Today Verizon Wireless, Motorola, Google and Adobe took the stage at a press conference in New York City to announced the new Droid X, Verizon's latest in its series of Android devices. The Droid X is a slab-style touch phone.
May 25, 2011
Verizon Wireless has published support documentation outlining the Android 2.3 Gingerbread system update for the Motorola Droid X. Gingerbread brings a wide number of updates and changes to the Droid X, including new user interface colors and schemes, customizable dock icons, better word prediction and dictionary support, more calendar options, numerous updates and fixes for the email application, better low-light camera performance, and improved battery life with Bluetooth.
Dec 10, 2010
Verizon Wireless is rolling out a firmware update to the Motorola Droid X. Most of the changes reflected make improvements to bugs or other issues on the existing Droid X software.
Sep 21, 2010
Verizon Wireless sent word that Motorola Droid X owners will see the Android 2.2 FroYo update starting tomorrow. Users can manually update through the About Phone > System Updates menu.