The first Motorola DROID is one of the first Android smartphones, especially in the United States. Released in 2009, the device got Gadget of the Year award from Time magazine, ahead of iPhone 3GS. While features phones still dominating market at that time, Verizon needed a smartphone so its customers wouldn’t switch to AT&T, which was the only carrier selling iPhone in U.S. With great marketing campaign (iDon t, DROID DOES), Verizon increased Motorola DROID and Android 2.0 popularity.
Since some years ago, Motorola continues to fix QWERTY keypad in DROID lineup, until DROID 4 that uses design line from Motorola DROID RAZR and 4G LTE connectivity. For you who miss QWERTY keypad, but also want big display on the same device, there will be a new Motorola smartphone called DROID 5. It has been posted by Chinese website Weibo.
DROID 5 will have a 4.3 to 4.5-inch display, bigger than 4-inch on DROID 3 and DROID 4. Overall, the design looks similar to te previous mode. DROID 5 is said to support NFC, wireless charging, as well as water and dust proof.