Motorola DROID 4

Last updated: Apr 5th, 2012.

The Motorola Droid 4 will be the fourth entry into Verizon and Motorola's Droid lineup. Following in the footsteps of previous models, the phone will feature a slide-out five-row QWERTY keyboard (most resembling that of the Droid 3). Other specs include a dual-core processor, 4-inch display, and 4G LTE.

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Motorola Droid 4 Review

When the Motorola Droid hit the scene, the whole Android landscape changed. Since then the marquee device has fallen from the spotlight, but it’s back in a big way for the fourth installment. The Motorola Droid 4 continues to improve upon the design of the QWERTY-slider handset, upping the specs yet again and adding in …

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Verizon approves Motorola DROID 4’s Jelly Bean update

It looks like the approval process for the Jelly Bean update on Motorola’s DROID 4 is zooming right along as the carrier has approved the upgrade for an impending nationwide rollout. We’re still not sure when, exactly, to expect the upgrade to rollout, but since this big hurdle has been cleared we imagine it won’t …

Motorola DROID 4 soak test invites being sent out

Next up on Motorola’s device upgrade train is the Motorola DROID 4, it seems, as users are reporting invites to a new soak test. Motorola didn’t share many details regarding what the upgrade would be, but considering the recent love being shown to the likes of the original DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX we …

Root checker found in DROID 4 and DROID RAZR/MAXX Ice Cream Sandwich builds

Uh-oh. It looks like Verizon and Motorola have found another way to find out if they can deny you service on a malfunctioning rooted phone. It’s been discovered that the Ice Cream Sandwich builds for the Motorola DROID 4, Motorola DROID RAZR Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX include a root checker.When booting into the recovery, a …

Motorola says ICS for DROID 4 now rolling out

Motorola took to Twitter to announce tat the Motorola DROID 4 is now receiving Ice Cream Sandwich. We suspected a recent soak testing session was fr testing the final build of Ice Cream Sandwich for the device and Motorola finally officially confirmed it.There are significant UI changes in tow along with the many features Android …

Verizon posts changelog for Motorola Droid 4 Ice Cream Sandwich update

After a soak test was announced last week, Verizon has posted the complete changelog for the Motorola Droid 4’s update to Android 4.0.4. The 364MB update takes the software build number to 6.16.217 and brings along all the trimmings of Ice Cream Sandwich, including such features as Face Unlock and improved multi-tasking. Additional changes beyond …

Motorola DROID 4 soak test to begin soon (Ice Cream Sandwich?)

Motorola DROID 4 owners will soon get to participate in an upcoming soak test. These tests are sent to a group of  users who’ve signed up to Motorola’s feedback program, and the build getting tested usually heads out to the rest of the user-base a short time after (barring any unforeseen bugs, of course).While a …

Verizon to activate global capabilities for select 4G LTE phones soon?

Verizon wasn’t shy to tease global roaming capabilities for a number of 4G LTE smartphones, including the LG Spectrum and Motorola Droid 4. Months later it looks like at least one handset is just about ready to do some globetrotting. An info sheet on display for the HTC Rezound mentions that the ability to use …

Droid 4 sees first Ice Cream Sandwich build leak

Another Motorola device has seen an early leak of Ice Cream Sandwich, though it is far from the build that should eventually reach handsets. The Android 4.0.4 leak for the Droid 4 comes direct from Moto and is available for installation, but only the more adventurous users need apply. The test build likely needs some …