Editors Liked

  • Android 2.0 is impressive; the screen is glorious; apptoOS integration is revolutionary
  • Great screen, Touchscreen offers feedback, Great browser
  • Android OS 2.0. Background tasks. Scary-good voice command
  • Direct YouTube upload, Many functions
  • Fantastic touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard is nice to have, Google Maps Navigation means just one device
  • Excellent build quality, Good reception, Easy to use, Everything is fairly fast, Great interface
  • Huge library of opensource applications, slick design, good sound, perfect touch screen, adequate battery life
  • Subtle, elegant, longlasting design, Sense UI a significant help to Android, Good call quality on at least HSPA networks, Android more flexible for thirdparty apps, Multitouch and inbrowser Flash, Cheap on Telus and Verizon
  • Android 2.0 with Google Navigation; 3.7" WVGA capacitive display at 480 X 854 is visually stunning and sensitive to the touch; 5 MP cam has dual LED flash; 3.5 mm audio jack; browser handles HTML5 and ships ready for Flash 10.1
  • Large WVGA capacitive touchscreen, Improved performance with Android, Integration with Google Maps is excellent, making the device a viable alternative to dedicated GPS devices, Audio quality is excellent, Video recording is very good for a phone
  • Stunning display, Physical Keyboard, Fast Processor, First Android 2.0 Phone, Built-in Exchange Access and Integration, Facebook Integration, First phone with Google Navigation, 5 MP Camera with twin LED Flash, Accessible Battery, 16 GB storage, Storage u
  • Gorgeous display; Android 2.0 which includes a faster Web browser, Google Maps Navigation app, and better messaging and contact management; excellent call quality; long talktime; improved speed over previous Android devices
  • Slide out keyboard, Haptic feedback touchscreen, 16GB of builtin storage, Highly customizable, 3G network support
  • Fast CPU, gorgeous 3.7inch display, solid construction, great messaging support, free GPS navigation
  • An awesome Android phone on the Verizon network finally! Gorgeous, responsive touchscreen. Fast, fast processor. Excellent browser. Userreplaceable battery
  • Large, high res display, fast and slim, latest Google OS
  • Excellent build quality. High-end features, especially the large display. Google Maps with Navigation is fantastic and free.
  • Lagless UI, Android 2.0 power, Great keyboard, Extremely fast processor, Free GPS navigation
  • Huge, gorgeous hi-res display, Free GPS navigation, Fast processor offers snappy performance, Good battery life, Lots of apps and widgets available
  • Best screen we've ever seen. Excellent Web browser. Very fast and powerful. Great battery life. First Google Maps Navigation device
  • The Motorola Droid boasts a gorgeous display and the benefits of Android 2.0, including a faster Web browser, Google Maps Navigation app, and better messaging and contact management. It also offers excellent call quality, long talk time, and improved s
  • Snappy Web browsing, Gorgeous 3.7-inch display

Editors Didn't Like

  • Terrible, terrible keyboard; no multitouch; no tool to manage background applications
  • Keyboard keys too flat
  • Physical keyboard is horrible. Worst camera ever. Feels like a brick in your hand. No direct synchronization with iCal or Address Book
  • Need wifi to upload big clips, No zoom for video
  • Battery life could be better, QWERTY keyboard keys too close together, Camera preview misleading
  • Picture quality isn’t the greatest indoors, and video is not the greatest, Shortcuts don’t seem to work all of the time for some reason, Must remove battery to access microSD card, No flash support for browser
  • A little bit difficult to use at first because it’s so different from other smartphones
  • Still running Android 1.5, Same CPU as the Magic/myTouch 3G, Camera not much of an upgrade, Flash support somewhat oversold, Expensive on Sprint
  • Physical keyboard is difficult to use; sliding mechanism not spring-loaded; because it's the first Android with this screen resolution, customization apps don't always work properly, so you're kind of stuck with vanilla Android. That said, And
  • Multitouch is supported by the operating system but not implemented optimally in the device, Still photos are difficult to set up properly, Keyboard lighting is dysfunctional and erratic
  • Camera not good in low-light, Does not sync Exchange Notes/Tasks without 3rd party app, Does not sync with Outlook desktop, Exchange Mail and Calendar not integrated with Gmail and Calendar, Multi-touch not supported in standard apps
  • QWERTY keyboard feels flat; dialpad control is restricted to the home screen; music and video capabilities still trail behind the competition; dual-mode functionality for world-roaming capabilities would have been a nice addition
  • Autofocus doesn't always work on the camera, Less apps than iPhone, Media player is lacking
  • Some ergonomic issues, poor still photo capabilities, inconsistent call audio
  • We want our multitouch pinch! Difficulttouse physical keyboard. Pockettearing heft
  • Multimedia syncing still not there, must remove battery to access microSD card
  • Verizon Wireless didn't add much to Google's stock interface. Camera was disappointing. Most features were superlative, but nothing unique.
  • No multitouch UI, Stifled “With Google” options, Moto’s typical weak camera performance, Final Score: 5/5
  • Heavy design, Cramped keyboard
  • Not a great voice phone. Physical keyboard is mediocre. No easy way to sync with PCs
  • The QWERTY keyboard feels flat and the dialpad control is restricted to the home screen. Music and video capabilities still trail behind the competition. Dual-mode functionality for world-roaming capabilities would have been a nice addition. The Droid
  • Flat keyboard is difficult to type on, Some camera images come out grainy, Currently has no access to Verizon's V Cast