Motorola DROID 3

Last updated: Mar 22nd, 2011.

Verizon Wireless will continue their fabled DROID line with the third-coming of their original Android Phone: the Motorola Droid. The Motorola DROID 3 will see some of the biggest changes to the series since its inception, with a dual-core processor, enlarged screen and resolution moving to 4.0-inches and qHD, and a five-row QWERTY keyboard. Both the Droid and Droid 2 featured 3.7-inch displays and four-row slide-out keyboards. 

The DROID 3's keyboard looks noticably better and more improved than its counterparts, likely helped along by the 4 inch display. Though the handset does lack 4G LTE support, it is chock full of next-gen features that will please Android fans looking for a physical keyboard. The Motorola DROID 3 is a device deserving of its name and the expected awesomeness that goes along with it. It's now available from Verizon, debuting for $199.99.

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Motorola Droid 3 Review

Though it wasn’t the first phone to run Android, the Motorola Droid is the handset that put Google’s mobile operating system on the map. Two iterations later we sit with the Motorola Droid 3, the latest take on the QWERTY slider with some of the biggest changes to the line we have seen to date. …

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Verizon posts changelog for Droid 3 update, 224MB chock full of bug fixes

Earlier today we learned of a soak test for a new Motorola Droid 3 software update, and less than 12 hours later Verizon has posted the official changelog. While large in size, the 224MB update isn’t a bump up in OS version to Android 4.0. Instead it will address a plethora of bugs while updating …
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Motorola DROID 3 Soak Test Begins

The DROID 2’s younger brother DROID 3 seems to be joining the soak test party. DROID 3 owners have been notified of an impending update. Again, it’s always hard to tell what these updates bring without a full changelog. As a general rule of thumb we try not to hold our breath for an upgrade …
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Motorola DROID 3 Gets Two Leaked, Signed Builds

The Motorola DROID 3 may soon be due for an update. There is no word on soak testing but the development community have gotten their hands on two new builds for the device, both of which can be flashed in the stock recovery without root. The catch is that you won’t be able to revert …
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Motorola DROID 3 Now Just $50 at Verizon

It’s almost as if we’re watching leaves fall off of a tree throughout the autumn months. The Motorola DROID 3 recently got a price drop to $100 and we, of course, assumed that the DROID 4 release date was close – a simple case of Verizon wanting to clear store shelves to make room for …
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Motorola DROID 3 Now $99

With the announcement of the Motorola DROID 4 Verizon’s looking to push its predecessor off of store shelves and quickly. They’re now offering the 3G-only Motorola DROID 3 for just $99. It’s a decent deal for a great phone if you don’t care for 4G. You’d be working with a 4 inch display, a dual-core …
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With Droid 4 Looming, Verizon Drops Droid 3 Price

Though we don’t have a release date on the books, the Motorola Droid 4 is already helping to put the Droid 3 out to pasture. Verizon has dropped the price of the currently available handset in light of announcement of its followup last week. After less than a year, the Motorola Droid 3 has been …
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Rumor: DROID 3, LG Revolution Hit End of Life Status

If the rumor we’re reporting on right now is true, a few of Verizon’s top devices – including the relatively-recent Motorola DROID 3 and the LTE-enabled LG Revolution – are set to hit end of life status. End of life means you’ll be hard-pressed to find them for sale by Verizon or their third-party retailers, …
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Droid 3 Update Rolling Out Now, Includes Google Talk with Video Support

We first caught wind of the Motorola Droid 3 update assigned build number 5.6.890 via a changelog posted to Verizon’s support site. It has been a few weeks since we first viewed that document, but the update is now rolling out to handsets. You will recall the feature to receive top billing in this new …