3Cliq with MotoBlur
5The Moments Touch Screen
The Moment is Sprint’s first smartphone with a 3.2-inch AMOLED touch screen, which is said to offer particularly crisp colors and wide viewing angles. There’s also a slide-out QWERTY keypad, an 800MHz processor, an optical joystick for device navigation, and built-in Google services such as Gmail, Google Search and Google Maps.
6LG Chocolate Touch
On Nov. 5 the LG Chocolate Touch VX8575 arrived on the Verizon Wireless network for $79.99 with a $50 mail-in rebate and a two-year service agreement. It’s the first in the Chocolate line with a touch screen, and it also offers a full HTML browser, Bluetooth, a 3.2-megapixel camera, quick access to social networking apps, a Dolby Mobile equalizer and a Join the Band feature that lets users jam along with a song.
The Motorola Droid is said to be, if not an iPhone killer, then at least a killer phone. It runs Android 2.0, has a slide-out QWERTY keypad, a gorgeous, high-resolution touch screen, and excellent service on the Verizon Wireless network, according to reviews from the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
8Droid Features Navigation App
Though Motorola has not announced a release date, it will be offering a close version of the Droid, named Milestone, in parts of Europe and South America. Milestone replaces the Droid’s CDMA radio with support for WCDMA/900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, and HSDPA and GPRS networks. Like the Droid, it will also offer connectivity over Wi-Fi.
10HTC Droid Eris
Not to confuse anyone, but on Nov. 6, along with the Droid, Verizon will release the HTC Droid Eris—which is Verizon’s version of Sprint’s HTC Hero. The Eris will run Android 1.5 and be priced at $99 after rebates and with a two-year contract. It feature a 3.2-inch touch screen with multitouch, a 528MHz processor and HTC’s Sense capabilities, which are also featured on the HTC HD2.