More and more infos about the release of the third generation of Motorola come to light. According to the latest news, the handset may arrive to the market in the mid-July, precisely on the July 14th. Does it worth the investment? Which are the improved features for the DROID 3? Is it better than the DROID 2? Let’s take a closer look at both devices and see which one is more performant.
First off, we’ll analyze the design. In both cases, it’s the same Moto’s style with a classic and stylish form factor. The new DROID 3 does features a modified keyboard adding a fifth row of keys. No details were given about its dimensions or weight, but it will surely be a bit taller than the DROID 2 with a larger touchscreen. Motorola DROID 2 comes with the same dimensions: 116.3 x 60.5 x 13.7 mm and weighs 169 grams.
If we look at the display, the DROID 3 could be the owner at this section. According to the sources, it will sport a larger 4-inch display with a better resolution set at 960X540 qHD pixels. On the other side, Motorola DROID 2 has a smaller 3.7-inch display with 480 x 854 pixels. If DROID 3′s details become official, it is surpasses the precedessor.
In terms of camera, Motorola seems to include a performant 8 megapixel camera on the DROID 3, compared to the DROID 2 who has a 5MP cam on the back. If you missed the frontal camera for video calling on the DROID 2, the DROID 3 may come with a 1.3MP frontal-facing camera included. The 8MP camera will be able to shoot full HD 1080p quality video, compared to the Moto’s second model who captured only 720p.
Considering the processor section, Motorola DROID 3 will include an improved and speedy Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, while the DROID 2 integrates a single core processor. As for the RAM memory and storage, the DROID 3 will feature the same as the DROID 2. If the second generation of DROID was missing the HDMI port, it seems that you’ll find it on the DROID 3.
Regarding the software part, Motorola DROID 3 will run the latest version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread, compared to the DROID 2 that comes equipped with the Android 2.2 Froyo. There will be access to thousands of apps from the Android Market. No information were given about the DROID 3′s pricing.
A year later from the Motorola DROID 2 release date, the company has decide to released a better and improved third generation of the DROID family. A larger display, better camera, a dual core processor plus a HDMI port are few of its technical details. While an upcoming launch for the DROID 3 is about to take place, take any detail into consideration and see if it worths invest in another smartphone from the DROID family.