Today was the official announcement of the new smartphone Motorola Droid lineup for the U.S. operator Verizon. However, the characteristics of a good half concealed, but the resource Engadget, made up most of the spaces.
So, was presented three new items that have received the names of Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini. The trio uses chips that marketers have called eight-chip Motorola X8. Stands it is much easier than it might seem: SoC Qualcomm 8960 Pro, which contains two processor cores and quad-core GPU Adreno 320, plus one “core language” and one core that is responsible for a variety of sensors.
Since the low-end model, Droid Mini, it can be said that the smartphone has a 4.3-inch screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash memory, the battery capacity of 2000 mAh, adapters 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC, as well as support for LTE. The front camera has a resolution of 2 megapixels, while the main – 10 megapixels. By the way, the rear camera is made by the use ClearPixel and to offer high-quality images in low light. The same camera should get the expected smartphone Moto X , the same were the other two new smartphone Droid. Given the cost of $ 100 (with two-year contract) is quite a decent deal for the U.S. market. For the other regions of the cost, to all appearances, will be $ 500, which is already looking a little expensive, despite the original materials and functions, of which a little later.
The remaining two models are quite similar. At the very least, both use the Super AMOLED screen diagonal of 5 inches at 1280 x 720 pixels and memory capacity of 2 GB. Flash memory is 16 GB in the case of the model and the Ultra 32 GB with Maxx. Battery capacity is at the Ultra 2130 mA • h, but the Maxx, as befits a smartphone in this series, was an impressive battery capacity – 3500 mA • h In addition it is known that the Maxx was the body thickness 8.5 mm, while the Ultra – 7,18 mm, which makes it the thinnest smartphone with support for LTE.
In general, it can be seen that the new Motorola device is quite similar. They use the same SoC, which will probably be to use a smartphone Moto X, they have the same amount of RAM and the same main camera. In addition, all three new items were kevlar hull. However, there are some differences. Kevlar is used in smartphones Motorola is not the first time, but the new phones Droid, namely the Mini and Ultra, use a top coat, which made the surface glossy. But Maxx model has remained true to the traditions and the back of the smartphone to the touch like a plastic-type soft-touch. In addition it should be noted bright red version of the model Ultra. The cost of smart phones will be $ 200 and $ 300 for Ultra Maxx and accordingly, subject to the conclusion of the contract. Price as without it would be $ 600 and $ 700, respectively.
In addition to the materials used and new items of interest of various functions. With the work of some of them can be found in the video. On sale will be 20 smartphones (Ultra and Maxx) and 29 (Mini) August.
According to the materials Verizon , Engadget
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