Here’s the first part of my video review of Verizon’s Motorola DROID X Android smartphone.  I love the hardware design (no touch sensitive buttons, yay!) and like the look of the display, too.  But I really love the new Motorola developed widgets, which are obviously MOTOBLUR based.  Check them out, below.

So yeah, I should have posted this yesterday, but I was tied up all day while in New York and didn’t get home early enough to deal with this.  So here it is, a demo of the new Motorola DROID X for Verizon Wireless.  The DROID X features a 4.3-inch 854 x 480 pixel touchscreen display, an 8 megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, and the ever popular mobile hotspot feature. The phone itself is quite large, but it is mostly less than 10mm in thickness. My initial testing suggests that this thing runs very, very hot during use…

Blog website Android and Me have managed to score some time with the forthcoming Droid 2 device from Motorola. The most notable aspect of this new device is just how similar it is to the original Motorola Droid. In terms of size, build and finish, it is almost identical. Of course, it is now running a 1 GHz TI OMAP3630 processor to liven things up somewhat. Android and Me performed a bunch of bench marking tests which together reveal that the Motorola Droid 2 is much faster than the original (naturally). Again, the most interesting find here is that the…

Thanks to carrier KT, the Google Nexus One (N1) is headed to South Korea this month. Come June 21st there will be a conservative 4,000 units available initially. Roll on July and the device will be ‘widely available’. There are no real surprises with this device other than the fact the N1 with KT is set to come preinstalled with Android 2.2, aka, Froyo. This version of Android brings with it a boost in speed along with a line of wishful eyes. The device will be available contract-free for the grand sum of 699,600 won (or about $576). Of course,…

The Samsung Galaxy S is headed to AT&T under the branding Captivate, and a modified chassis. Over at the AT&T website, it has become clear that the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone is headed to the carrier as the Samsung Captivate 4” Super AMOLED touchscreen smartphone. This Android 2.1 device is identical in almost every way to the Samsung Galaxy S that is available in the UK already via Expansys and Vodafone in store (at least in their Oxford brand). Even the backing of the device on the Captivate reads Galaxy S. Seems quite odd if you ask me. The chassis…

Today Sony Ericsson announced its new Android-powered X8 smartphone. The device is a lower cost and spec handset than the X10, Sony Ericsson’s first Android smartphone, and as such features a 600MHz processor and 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera. The X8 also offers user the same “four corner” interface found on Sony Ericsson’s X10 mini and X10 mini pro. Of course you’ll also fine Timescape and Mediascape on the X8. Sony Ericsson says that the device was designed to work with the Android 1.6 OS, but that certain builds of the phone for specific carriers might come with Android 2.1. Might,…

HTC sent me an email this morning stating that the HTC Desire will be headed to some regional U.S. mobile carriers starting in August. HTC named no names, but did say that the base specs of the device, including its 1GHz processor, will be the same as the European model currently on sale.

With so much buzz going around regarding the new Motorola Droid devices, we thought it was a good opportunity to do a round of of everything you need to know. Starting things off, there are two new ‘Droid’ branded devices coming soon. Verizon is set to announce the ‘Droid X’ on the June 23 and this particular device should launch on July 19. The announcement will come at a keynote event hosted primarily by Verizon and Motorola, but Google and Adobe will also be at the event. So what do we know about these two new devices? Both the ‘Droid…

Acer have just officially announced the launch of the new beTouch E120 and the E130 Android based smartphones. The E120 will be available form mid-July while the E130 will land in August. The devices share some common features but their form factor is quite different; the E130 has a QWERTY keyboard. In terms of the specifications that they share, both devices will offer 3G+, high speed browing and download (HSDPA), WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS pre-installed. Furthermore, they offer a basic 3.2 megapixel digital camera, for “quick and easy shooting of unexpected moments”, along with a Radio FM. The upside is both…

Samsung are officially revealing the Samsung Galaxy Beam, Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5 at CommunicAsia right now. The Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5 will be available in the European and Asian markets in July and the Galaxy Beam will also launch in July for Singapore customers. Here is a meaty quote from Samsung summarising the devices, Introduced earlier this year at CES 2010, the Galaxy Beam, an android-powered mobile projector phone, is now launching in Singapore. The Galaxy Beam is the world’s first smartphone equipped with a beam projector along with powerful multimedia features such as an 8 megapixel camera,…