Today Verizon Wireless made available on its airwaves a new 4G LTE-capable smartphone coming from Motorola, the DROID 4.
The handset was added to Verizon’s offering with a price tag of $199 attached to it, but partner retailer already have it available for only half of that.
, for example, is already listing the new device on its website with a price tag of $99 network to it. The deal involves committing to a two-year contract agreement with the wireless carrier.
DROID 4 is the latest addition to Verizon
’s popular DROID lineup and comes as the direct successor of Motorola’s DROID 3 smartphone.
Moreover, this is the first handset in this DROID series of pack support for the wireless carrier’s LTE network (though it was preceded by DROID Bionic).
For only one hundred bucks and a two-year contract agreement on Verizon’s LTE airwaves, users get a mobile phone that packs dual-core 1.2 GHz processor inside, along with 1GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory.
Moreover, the mobile phone sports an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with support for video recording in full HD, as well as a front camera for video calling.
On the handset
’s front, users will enjoy a 4-inch touchscreen display, complemented by a sliding QWERTY keyboard, in line with the form factor that DROID 4’s predecessors spotted.
“Type with technical precision on the laser-cut QWERTY keypad so similar to a PC your fingers instantly know where to land,” Amazon notes.
“And with LED edge-lit keys, it’s like having night vision when you send digital messages in the dark. Also, don't worry about everyday scratches and spills. The DROID 4 is tough with a Corning Gorilla Glass display and splash resistant nanocoating.”
Motorola DROID 4 also offers a variety of connectivity capabilities, such as LTE and 3G, along with WiFi, Bluetooth, USB, GPS receiver, WiFi Hotspot, and the like.
The smartphone is powered by Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, and offer support for a variety of applications and services designed for the platform.