Verizon's Droid Takes On AT&T's iPhone
After a series of teaser ads that attack
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL)'s iPhone,
Verizon Wireless and Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) officially unveiled Wednesday the Droid smartphone.
The Droid is the first product to spring forth from Verizon's partnership with Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), and the device appears to be a compelling alternative to Apple's touchscreen handset.
The Droid's 3.7-inch capacitive screen is larger than the iPhone's display, and it also feature a full slide-out keyboard. The physical keyboard doesn't add too much bulk though, as the Droid is only slightly thicker than the iPhone.
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— Marin Perez, InformationWeek