Motorola Droid 3 on Verizon: Big Red Prepares for Release

The Motorola Droid 3 is a much-awaited Android smartphone and we’ve been keeping you informed with all the developments on it. Now it seems that that the Motorola Droid 3 on Verizon is coming soon as the Big Red is preparing for its release.

Recently we told how it had appeared on an internal Best Buy system, which seemed to suggest its release was getting closer and then told about some changes including a transformed keyboard. As a brief recap on what we think we know about specs, the Droid 3 will feature a 4-inch qHD display which will surely please a lot of people. It will also have a dual-core processor, either an OMAP4430 or an NVIDIA Tegra 2, plus the Droid 3 has an 8-megapixel camera.

There are plenty of Droid enthusiasts waiting for the Droid 3 and now we hear that the Droid 3 has appeared at last on Verizon’s device management pages, according to Jerry Hildenbrand over on Android Central. It appears then, that rumors of a June release are bang on target. One thing that may disappoint though is the lack of 4G LTE support which seems odd for a high-end phone and Anton D. Nagy over on Pocketnow also reports on this Verizon system appearance and states that the Droid 3 will not feature Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

It’s pretty strange for a smartphone to get so close to release without more details on specs being available but will the lack of the Gingerbread OS or LTE deter you from purchasing the Droid 3? Maybe these drawbacks don’t bother you and you can’t wait for its arrival? Let us know with your comments.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Rathbun/100000625605463 David Rathbun

    I just picked up a Samsung Galaxy S2 and it is a beast. I can’t believe that Motorola and Verizon would release the Droid 3 without the 2.3 OS installed but I feel they are trying to do everything to make the Droid Bionic seem better than it may actually be upon it’s release. Good news I will save money if they release the phone with 2.2 on board because I won’t buy it. I sure hope Motorola and Verizon check out posts about their idiotic decisions.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Rathbun/100000625605463 David Rathbun

    I just picked up a Samsung Galaxy S2 and it is a beast. I can’t believe that Motorola and Verizon would release the Droid 3 without the 2.3 OS installed but I feel they are trying to do everything to make the Droid Bionic seem better than it may actually be upon it’s release. Good news I will save money if they release the phone with 2.2 on board because I won’t buy it. I sure hope Motorola and Verizon check out posts about their idiotic decisions.

  • Jubin Kim

    i don’t understand new phones that come out with an old OS and old specs. What’s so new about it? dual core and redesigned keyboard, that’s not worth my $200 and 2years.
    Where is the NFC and 4G technology that’s been out for over 6 months?

  • Duc Nguyen

    I cant wait for its arrival! I live in the deep south, so 4G LTE don’t matter to me. As for the 2.3 gingerbread or the 2.2 FROYO, it doesn’t matter to me either! this is going to be my first smartphone, so tiny differences in the OS won’t be such a big deal for me.

    I just cannot absolutely positively wait for it! I will order mine the first day it comes out (yea yea, I know I know read reviews before I do, but I have faith, mostly desperation for the phone but some faith too).

    This phone will be perfect! It will be the ONLY verizon phone to feature both dual camera and physical keyboard, and I absolutely need both. the physical key for desktop remote controlling, and the Dual camera for conferencing with my families on Skype.

    I’ve been waiting for the phone since May 30th, Please come out tomorrow Monday!!! I need it before June 17th, which is when I’m off to Princeton summer study programs!