Motorola Droid Shadow May Have a Larger Screen than First Thought

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Early reports of a smartphone supposedly headed for Verizon Wireless indicated that the Motorola Droid Shadow will have a 4.1-inch display. New images of this device with other recent models show that its screen could be larger than that.

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The HTC EVO 4G has a 4.3-inch display, one of the largest available on a smartphone. In an image that has leaked out comparing these two, the Shadow appears to have a screen at least as large as the one on the HTC model.

A second image shows this upcoming model all but dwarfing the HTC Droid Eris.

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More Details on the Motorola Droid Shadow
According to earlier unconfirmed reports, the Droid Shadow will have a high-end feature set, starting with a FWVGA (854×480) touchscreen set in a slim tablet shape without a physical keyboard.

It will debut running Google's Android OS 2.1 on a 720 MHz Texas Instruments OMAP 3630 processor, and an upgrade to the new Android OS 2.2 is in the offing.

The Motorola smartphone will also allegedly include a new version of MotoBlur, Motorola's software that brings together messages from a range of social-networking services like Facebook and Twitter, text messages, as well as consumer and business email accounts, into a universal inbox.

The leaked specifications list for the Droid Shadow includes an 8-megapixel camera capable of recording 720p video as well as an HDMI video-out port which will allegedly offer 1080p support.

It will also supposedly include 8 GB of internal storage and be bundled with an 8 GB microSD memory card.

All other specifications for this model remain unknown, but it's likely to include the features that are typical in other high-end Android OS models, such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a GPS receiver.

Even the name hasn't been confirmed yet. It's possible this smartphone will be sold as the Motorola Droid Xtreme.


BY: Ed Hardy, Brighthand.com Editor
PUBLISHED: 6/13/2010
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Bigger screen, video out, better camera, faster processor. Looking good.
 

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I get an early upgrade every christmas.....it's gonna be a good year this time....so much to chose from!!!!!!!
 

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Based on that picture the Shadow appears to also have a 4.3" screen. The aspect ratio of the Moto screens is different than the HTC phones. 854 x 480 is 1.78:1 while 800 x 480 is 1.67:1. This means a 4.3" diagonal should be:
3.75 x 2.11 on the Shadow
3.59 x 2.21 on the EVO

Those numbers seem to jibe with the pic.
 

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Forget waiting for my Incredible to come in... I was lusting after the 4.3 screen when I saw the EVO in person, but can't do Sprints network... Now I can have one of my own!!!! SOOoooo excited for this to get here! Thanks for the leaks... KEEP EM COMING!
 
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