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Motorola DROID 4 rumored to launch on February 9

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Motorola DROID 4 rumored to launch on February 9 - read the full textWe have been hearing and seeing the Motorola DROID 4 since October, last year and every time we felt we were closer to launch it got delayed further. While most expected the phone to go on sale in December, that clearly did not happen. Instead the phone got a soft launch at CES, along with other...

 

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> In reply to Bend_Yer_Lug @ 2012-02-02 22:43 from 9xqF - click to readI'm European and I loved my Milestone.

You're not the sharpest one are you?

In the case of the droid 4, you have a powerful 4" Android smartphone, with all it's features. Just as any other. However, it also features a great physical keyboard, and the is superiour to touch when it comes to writing.

Sure, touch-typing, swype etc is 'ok', but the qwerty still rocks.

In addition, when suring/writing on a plain touch-screen - there's no place to rest your fingers. Holding a qwerty-slider is far superior - thumbs on the keypad, the rest on the back cover and the edges in your palm.

It feels, and works, great.

I now have the RAZR, and just as with others using same type - plain touch - I wish I had some place to hold my phone more easy, without always having my finger(s) lifted from the screen - action keys.

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  • 2012-02-06 10:31
  • 5i4e

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-02-03 08:32 from 5i4e - click to readMy bad :p

Battery is un-removable.

One can remove the back-cover to insert sim and SD card, but not remove the battery.

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  • 2012-02-06 10:25
  • 5i4e

> In reply to Bend_Yer_Lug @ 2012-02-02 22:43 from 9xqF - click to readWhy qwerty is outdated? And when did the Europeans come out with the first touchscreen phone?

Motorola started with a "PDA" backpack attached on a StarTAC, and started the touchscreen with A1688.

And can you type as fast using touchscreen vs. qwerty? Why don't you try to use touch screen instead of keyboard for your desktop at work or home?

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  • 2012-02-03 15:07
  • Hkk3

I think it's perfect!

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  • 2012-02-03 13:25
  • YTSQ

> In reply to GrafZeppelin127 @ 2012-02-02 22:33 from bee2 - click to readAre you sure you didn't read the RAZR's manual? :p

Droid 4 HAS removable battery.

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  • 2012-02-03 08:32
  • 5i4e

> In reply to GrafZeppelin127 @ 2012-02-02 22:33 from bee2 - click to readAre you sure the battery is not removable?

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  • 2012-02-03 05:42
  • jRvg

Perhaps we Europeans prefere the touch screens to the out-dated "qwerty" phones that fail everytime?!

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  • 2012-02-02 22:43
  • 9xqF

> In reply to 100 Moto @ 2012-02-02 15:21 from Hkk3 - click to readBattery is not removable. User manual is online at Motorola site.

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  • 2012-02-02 22:33
  • bee2

> In reply to [deleted post]Probably due to the 2G days, the airtime in US proved to be quite expensive, and people started to text a lot. (2G phones like Motorola Karma QA1 already has qwerty keyboard)

Also US mostly only uses English, (although many also "speaks" Spanish) European countries are rather diversified. Germans use German, French use French, British use English.

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  • 2012-02-02 15:27
  • Hkk3

Can anyone confirm if the battery is removable? Thanks.

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  • 2012-02-02 15:21
  • Hkk3

> In reply to Santanu Dey @ 2012-02-02 12:25 from M8T2 - click to readYou can use Stock Rom in Unlocked Bootlaoder and you can also get Warranty....Just like most COMPANIES do....Simple na Baby

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  • 2012-02-02 12:28
  • g5pq

> In reply to Hardy17 @ 2012-02-02 11:07 from rA@j - click to readI am happy with my stock moto rom... if you need an unlocked bootloader , then moto has released an Non-Warranty, unlocked version of the RAZR..... for others it would be following the same...

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  • 2012-02-02 12:25
  • M8T2

Please Motorola first UNLOCK THE BOOTLOADER and than launch the phone.....

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  • 2012-02-02 11:07
  • rA@j

fewer posts hint that there are no jealous fanboys to baffle around with samung is great, apple is great stuff.. Good for Motorola.
at the same time , i guess they have to expand their marketing and sales on global level, which needs an exquisite design ( they are doing good job with droid & MAX series though) after sale support and pricing.

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  • 2012-02-02 10:46
  • PTij

come soon to germany

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  • 2012-02-02 10:24
  • dQAC

Almost no improvement compared to Droid3
And not even amoled
Motorola, c'mon you can do much better than you do

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  • 2012-02-02 10:09
  • cbHR

Why do all the QWERTYs only go to the US? We need this in Europe ... please?

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  • 2012-02-02 09:41
  • nspg

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-02-02 08:05 from vGqJ - click to readIf you, for some reason, want to use a stylus on an Android phone then buy a stylus yourself. Just make sure to get the type you can use on capacitive screens ;)

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  • 2012-02-02 08:51
  • 5i4e

tft screen? not super amoled as in razr?

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  • 2012-02-02 08:39
  • wMHH

A droid razr with qwerty keyboard,this is a beuty.I want one!

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  • 2012-02-02 08:25
  • nDPD

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