love it. its the best hastle free smartphone out. simple yet top of the food chain as for cell/smatphones go.the phone is awesome i think this phone has No comparison counterparts.basically whatever you'd like for it to do (DROID DOES)!!!
the options and features of this phone are off the charts when it comes to a sleek,stylish,touchscreen.
This high-end CDMA smartphone is notable for its large, high-res touch display and thin body with slide-out keyboard. Other key features include GPS navigation with full turn-by-turn directions, 5-megapixel auto-focus camera with video capture, EVDO Rev. A data, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm headphone jack, micro SD memory card slot and voice search.3G Data Capable, Bluetooth Enabled, Calendar, Camera, Color Screen
Email Access, GPS, Intelligent Typing, Internet Browser, Java Enabled, MMS Enabled, MP3 Player, PDA-PC Sync, Photo Album, Polyphonic Ringtones, QWERTY Keyboard, Radio Data Service, Text Messaging, Touch Screen, Wi-Fi Capable
GPS / Location
with LBS, navigation / plus compass
Hearing Aid Compatible
Rating: M3, T3 (mostly tele-coil compatible)
Languages Supported: English, Spanish
Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, PBA, OPP, A2DP, AVRC, HID
Version: 2.0 High Speed
Version(s): 802.11 b,g,n
with mobile Wi-Fi hotspot
Multiple Numbers per Name
Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Supported Formats: AAC, AAC+, eAAC, eAAC+, MP3, OGG
DATA & NETWORK
Technology: 1xEV-DO rA
WAP / Web Browser
Browser Software: Android browser (WebKit-based)
with Adobe Flash 10.1
Predictive Text Entry
Memory Card Slot
Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
8 GB card included / supports up to 32 GB
Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, GMail, Exchange
Networks Supported: Google Talk
Text Messaging (SMS)
View Style: Threaded
Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
PHOTO & VIDEO
Resolution: 5+ megapixel
auto-focus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging / photo editing (crop, rotate)
Resolution: WVGA / 480p
This alternate version of the Droid 2 adds global 3G roaming and a faster processor. The design and features are otherwise the same, including mobile Wi-Fi hotspot feature, Adobe Flash, wireless video output via DLNA, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, compass, 5-megapixel auto-focus camera with video capture, 3.5mm audio jack, up to 40 GB of memory, and dual-mic noise reduction
3.7" Touch Screen Display, Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo),
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Could be a good phone if it weren't over-Googled.
| Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
|Ease of use|
|Value for money|
Sheesh! How much does Google need to control us??? You can no longer back up your Motorola phone to your computer...only to Google's "cloud", Yeah, I want all my stuff on an internet server! Android could be a good OS if it weren't so controlled. I just came off a Blackberry and you could control a LOT of things, yourself, but web browsing was limited. The Android OS could be a bit more intuitive. And it wants to do everything On Line; few things are truly local to this phone. Text messaging would be good if you could separate text messaging from ALL messaging.
Having the keyboard is nice, if it would register keystrokes when you press the keys, or, register ONE keystroke when you press a key. Likewise when tapping the screen, although that may be in part due to the screen protector I put on it.
Battery life is horrible. About 7 hours if you actually USE the phone. There's so much junk running in the background that the battery life is shortened. I use this for my job as a Manufacturer's Rep, and need to make calls, use the web browser to log in and out of jobs, SMS clients, etc. Use is moderate. If I used it any more it wouldn't make it until I got home.
Now, the good. The PHONE works! That was the deciding factor to keep it. The touch screen for dialing and the method for calling up Contacts could be better, but at least it works. But, I can hear people clearly, which was the reason for keeping my old Blackberry for so long. They can also hear me, even on the speaker phones in the car, which was an issue with the BB. And the reception is as good as the BB; in an area where a friend had 1 bar with his phone I had 3. If the phone didn't work well this thing would be under the bus tomorrow.
Web browsing is fairly quick on 3G, better on WiFi, and the screen is clear enough to see what you're looking at. Web browsing was secondary; if you're really looking for a web phone look elsewhere. My primary concerns were the phone quality and the QWERTY keyboard.
My next purchase will be a car charger, and that will be a Motorola charger, since cheapo chargers tend to wreck phones; the charger can be had all over for <$10. GET ONE if you buy this phone.
I gave Value for Money 4 stars because I got mine new for $89. If you look elsewhere you can get them for less.
I haven't used the video functions, the camera or video capture. I would have preferred no camera because some of my clients don't allow cameras. I missed my opportunity...I wanted to take a picture and had left my camera at home, and after 8 years of no cameraphone tottaly forgot about the 5MP camera (Don't be impressed by the MP counts. They only really tell you how large you can PRINT a photo, and less about the QUALITY. Bit Per Pixel depth is more important).
The music quality is nice with a decent pair of earbuds; my Sonys sound very good, even better when you download Equalizer Player from the app store.
I'm a Customization freak. One sound for Text, one for VM, one for reminders. Ain't happening here...one sound fits all. So you won't know what the tone was for until you actually look, and sometimes that takes hunting. This could have been a lot more functional a device if Google had spent less effort on Google and more on what people might want from a phone.
Would I recommend? If you want a good PHONE, and everything else is secondary, then most likely Yes. If you want more Web and Videos etc, look elsewhere. And bear in mind the short battery life.
Perfect phone for me!
I am a cellphone junkie. I am constantly getting new phones. Before I got this phone, I had a nice touch-screen only phone, but to text, which I do a lot of seemed like such a pain that most of the time I just wouldn't respond. This phone satisfies me! The Android operating system has pulled me onto their side and away from Apple. It has great features like a car dock app pre-installed, convenient QWERTY keyboard, speaker phone, pattern unlock for security purposes and it's on the best of the best Verizon network. It comes with GPS and operates on the 3G network. Tons of social networking features are included to keep you in the loop and see what your friends and family are up to. This phone is just like carrying around a computer. I recommend it to everyone!
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