Motorola's Droid 3 in action, according to three videos captured by German blog PhonePads. The YouTube clips show how the phone, also known as the Milestone 3, works.
Motorola Mobility already has the Motorola Droid 3 pretty
well polished, according to three video demonstrations captured by a German
offered this overview video
of the Motorola phone, known
outside the United States as the Motorola Milestone 3. The video shows users what the
buttons do, including how to power the phone on and off and how to put it to
sleep and wake the gadget up.
The left side of the phone has the requisite microSD port
to charge the phone and an HDMI port to flash media content on larger computer
screens or TVs.
The rear of the device sports an 8-megapixel camera with
LED flash and capturing HD video in 1080p. The previous Droids used a 5-megapixel
Like the previous
Droid and Droid 2, the handset has a touch screen and slide-out, five-row QWERTY keyboard
for people who prefer typing the old-fashioned way.
However, unlike those predecessors, the Droid 3 sports a
separate row for numbers "for easy, on-the-go messaging," according
to this video
. This video
shows users how to
access their contacts on the Droid 3.
It's unclear what kind of screen the Droid 3 features,
but our guess is it is a quarter high-definition display, possibly 4 or 4.3
inches, compared to the 3.7-inch screens its cousins featured.
handset runs Motoblur. As for the OS, we're guessing that it will be Android
2.3 "Gingerbread," considering that the Droid 2 came with Froyo. Anything less would be a disappointment.
Motorola is busy these days. The company is revamping
its Droid Bionic 4G smartphone for a summer launch on Verizon
Wireless. Unwired View believes this
is the new and improved Droid Bionic.
Motorola is also co-hosting a launch event in New York
City with Sprint June 9. eWEEK will be attending to cover.