Droid has been hailed as the mother of all android phones and the biggest contester to date for the iPhone. Their single commercial parodies Apple’s asthetic style and creates a list of “iDon’ts” that target the faults of the iPhone. So just what is it about the Verizon Droid that has critics on the edge of their seats?
First off, there’s voice search. Perhaps the coolest feature of the Droid, this allows you to search anything on the web simply by saying it aloud. It sure beats typing in a url or search words letter by letter. In fact, starting November 6, Verizon will provide a toll-free number for new owners to call that allows them to control two digital billboards in Times Square. Droid users can simply voice search for practically anything on the internet, and their search results will appear on the billboards.
Other features include a 5 megapixel camera that takes photos in the dark, free turn-by-turn Google Maps 3D navigation, and a real keyboard that works simultaneously with a touch screen. Droid even claims it has interchangeable batteries. Check out more features on their website.
Just one more step in the domination of smart phones over laptops.What do you think? Will the new Droid finally trump the iPhone? How do you think it could change social interaction?