Verizon Droid X announced; Coming on July 15 for $199

Motorola and Verizon today finally announced Droid X smartphone. Verizon said that it will start selling Droid X starting July 15. The phone will go on sale for $199.99 after a $100 mail-in-rebate to customers who sign a two-year contract.

It’ll ship with Android 2.1, but will definitely receive 2.2 (Froyo) and Flash 10.1 later in the summer. Droid X will be available from Verizon, Best Buy and other retailers, as well as online.

Specs Sheet:

  • Display: 4.3?, 854×480
  • CPU: 1GHz
  • Storage: 8GB onboard, 16GB microSD card included (32GB max)
  • Camera: 8-megapixel, dual LED flash
  • Ports: HDMI out
  • Battery: 1500mAh
  • Other: 3 microphones (one noise-canceling), GPS, Bluetooth

“Motorola designed DROID X to push the extreme limits of Android innovation, and enable you to do even more with your mobile device. We are breaking down barriers so that you can experience the Web the way it was meant to be and create, share and view content like never before, either in your hand or in your home. Enterprise users will also find DROID X appealing with features including push e-mail and live widgets for e-mail and calendar updates,” said Sanjay Jha, co-chief executive officer of Motorola and chief executive officer of Motorola Mobile Devices and Home business, in a statement.

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