Meet the DROID, the Latest Chance For Verizon Owners To Express Their iPhone Envy

Motorola and Verizon revealed the mystery device behind its iCan’t ad campaign — the DROID, a 3G phone with a 5 megapixel camera, its own app store, a 16gb memory card packed in and a QWERTY keyboard.

Here’s a list of bullet points from the Motorola press release:

� World’s thinnest slide-out QWERTY keyboard

� 3G Web and full HTML browser

� Cinematic 3.7″ high-resolution display with more than 400,000 pixels

� Powerful and fast Google voice-activated search

� Run up to 6 apps simultaneously and customize the homescreen with thousands of apps and hundreds widgets from the Android Market

� 5 megapixel camera with flash, DVD-quality video capture and 16GB memory card included

� Integrated work and personal email pushed right to you

� Google Maps Navigation (Beta) with free turn-by-turn directions

The phone is out Nov. 6 and costs $199 with a $100 mail-in rebate and a two-year contract. Verizon owners, are you gonna go for this? iPhone owners, have you stopped laughing yet?

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