Enterprise Mobility: First Impressions of the Motorola Droid from Verizon
As Verizon Wireless launches the Motorola Droid smartphone Nov. 6 for $199 with a two-year contract after a $100 rebate, it does so as the most heavily hyped smartphone since the gadget it will chase, the iPhone 3GS. Reviews have been streaming steadily into the blogosphere as intrepid gadget hawks from Boy Genius Report, Engadget and Gizmodo have covered every nuance of the gadget. But there haven't been too many sanctioned reviews until Nov. 5, when gadget gurus Walt Mossberg (paywall) of the Wall Street Journal and David Pogue of The New York Times put their first impressions of the Droid online. eWEEK takes the pros and cons of the Droid from Mossberg and Pogue point by point.