Verizon Stores Will Open Early on the Droid’s Launch Day

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Many of Verizon Wireless’ retail stores will open early tomorrow for the launch of the Motorola Droid, a hotly-anticipated Android-powered smartphone.

Some stores will open at 7 am and others at 8 am Customers should check local stores for their opening hours. No Mall stores will open early.

Motorola Droid for VerizonThe Droid will launch exclusively at Verizon stores and online on Friday, Nov. 6, where it will cost $200 with a new two-year service agreement after a $100 mail-in rebate.

This model will be releassed at Best Buy stores later on, where it will cost $200 without the mail-in rebate.

An Overview of the Motorola Droid
The Droid will be a slider, with a landscape-oriented QWERTY keyboard. It is going to have a 3.7-inch, 854-by-480-pixel (WVGA+) capacitive Touchscreen with haptic feedback.

It will run Google Android 2.0, and will come with a suite of applications that can wirelessly synchronize with this company’s services, including Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, and Maps.

For professionals, the Droid will offer Exchange ActiveSync and a Microsoft Office file viewer, and there are thousands of additional apps available in the Android Market.

Read a ReviewVerizon’s version of this device will have EV-DO mobile broadband, while T-Mobile’s will apparently sport the 3G service HSPA, in addition to Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

This smartphone will include a microSD card slot plus it will have a 5 megapixel camera, 3.5 mm headset jack, a GPS receiver, and a 1400 mAh battery.

Source: Verizon

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