Motorola Droid 3

  • Motorola Droid 3
70
Based on 17 scores, 41 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Spacious QWERTY keyboard, Frontfacing camera for video calls, Bright, colorful 4inch qHD display, 1080p highdef video recording, World phone.
  • Great keyboard, Flexible user interface, 1080p HD video, World 3G roaming.
  • Very good highres display, great performance, solid build quality, comfy keyboard with a dedicated number row, and tight social networking integration.

Cons:

  • No 4G capabilities, Screen isn't very crisp, Some slowdowns in processing speed
  • Heavy, No Google Talk video support, Poor camera white balance, No 4G support

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on -

If you are a Verizon Wireless Android business user, hardware keyboard aficionado, or world traveler, then this is your device. The phone is fast, the software flexible and not in your face, and the raw capabilities are just unmatched for the U.S....

By MobilesRoom on 57

Motorola DROID 3 ReviewWhen Motorola’s original Droid handset debuted on Verizon in 2009, it had a significant impact on the smartphone market and it gave iPhone a serious challenge. Now with Motorola Droid 3, the company looks forward to build...

By techcrunch.com on -

As you’ll notice quite quickly from this infographic, we’re pitting the Droid 4 against its predecessor, the Droid 3, along with the iPhone 4S. For anyone who isn’t a die-hard Android fan, the iPhone 4S usually comes into the equation when it comes...

By ConsumerSearch on -

Following the success of the Droid and Droid 2 comes the Droid 3, which sports an excellent keyboard. The thinnest smartphone of the bunch, the Droid 3 features a spacious slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a bright 4-inch qHD display and 1080p...

By Hardware Secrets on -

The Droid 3 has three things going for it: the top-notch keyboard, the latest Gingerbread Android operating system, and it can easily be used outside the United States. The well-thought-out keyboard with its offset keys, dedicated number row, and...

By Mobile Magazine on 60

The Motorola Droid 3 is one of the fastest Android handsets on the market. The 1 Ghz dual core processor allows it to handle the most taxing apps and games you can get your hands on. The design is in line with the previous Droid models, this one...

By Mobility Site on -

The Droid 3 is a reasonably nice Android device, but it by no means will be a runaway success. The entire experience is rather ‘meh’, being good enough to get by without any negative remarks. So if you’re looking to upgrade your trust...

By Pocketables on -

The Motorola Droid 3 is the best Android device on the market today. It's got the performance to match the other big boys, but it's also got the battery to back it up. An 8MP shooter isn't any joke, either. And having a screen that's...

By Dev Hardware on -

The Motorola Droid 3 is an Android smartphone that boasts a slim design, a full set of features, and one of the best full QWERTY keyboards in the business. The Droid 3 is available for $199.99 after rebates and a two-year contract with Verizon...

By Pocketnow on 70

While not a perfect device, the Droid 3 is certainly a phone we could recommend. Great battery life, a screen that is easily seen bright sunlight (even at the cost of color accuracy and ghosting), and with a slide-out keyboard. It was a pleasure to...

By CellPhoneQuick on -

There is a lot to like about the Droid 3, and for owners of older Droid handsets it feels like the perfect upgrade. Still, a lack of 4G LTE means this handset isn’t future proofed, and a two-year contract will keep you off of Verizon’s...

By Chip Chick on -

The new Motorola Droid 3 from Verizon Wireless is not quite a must-have upgrade over the Droid 2, but it’s definitely a welcome evolution for one of the most popular Android powered series of phones. Notably, the Droid 3 is also a Global phone...

By Gizmodo on -

The original Droid was the phone that put Android on the map. Two sequels later, here we are with the Droid 3. But is it more The Dark Knight Rises or Spiderman 3? Like The Droid 3 is solid. Like tank solid. Assembled from magnesium alloy and glass...

By Wired on 70

When the original Motorola Droid charged into the smartphone world, it shook things up.The Droid’s arrival was notable not because it was an extraordinarily kickass phone, but because it was the first serious Android-powered challenger able to...

By Digital Trends on 75

The Droid 3 is a definitive step up from previous slide-out Droids. The 4-inch screen is appreciated and we think the keyboard is pretty much...

By Funkyfresh on -

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 17:35 The Droid 3 is a full featured Android phone that includes a full QWERTY keyboard. It’s built like a tank with quality glass, a metal bezel and good buttons. But you’ll notice the heft as it’s the...

By Ars Technica on -

The Motorola Droid line of phones has arguably been one of the most successful to carry Google's Android OS. But the standard Droids are members of an increasingly rare breed—phones that give users the option of a physical keyboard. While the...

By AnandTech on -

If ever a product has summed up the progression of the Android ecosystem, it’s the Motorola Droid. The first Droid catapulted Android into the mainstream with its first 2.x release, and since then the Droid itself has seen a yearly update cadence...

By BrightHub on 60

Overall the Motorola Droid 3 isn't a bad smartphone, but it isn't the most amazing either. The Droid 3 ranks in as an 'Average' higher end smartphone. While the original Droid was a great entry onto Verizon's network caused quite a...

By Phone Scoop on -

The Motorola Droid 3 is mostly good, but has a few glaring problems that bug me. The hardware, while huge and chunky, works well and offers the best QWERTY on a Motorola phone that I can remember. Lovers of the physical keyboard will surely enjoy...