Watch Out, iPhone 4: Droid X Sells Out Online After First Day


Apparently, these are the droids consumers have been looking for: Early numbers indicate that the new Motorola Droid X, carried by Verizon Wireless, has been a big hit, selling out online and in many stores since its debut on Thursday. Time to get scared, iPhone 4.

“Customers have been enthusiastic about the launch of the Droid X by Motorola and inventory is either out or very low in some parts of the country,” a Verizon spokeswoman told PC Magazine in a statement. “Customers may continue to order their phones and our expectation is the phones will ship on or before July 23.”

The success of this smart phone compared to its biggest competitor, Apple’s problem-ridden, antenna malfunctioning iPhone 4, has got to be rankling Steve Jobs just a little bit.

The Droid X has plenty of pretty and useful tools to go up against the iPhone 4, with a 4.3 inch LCD touch screen, a 1 GHz processor, and an 8-megapixel camera. It runs on the Google Android operating system, a much-lauded bit of technology, and also, it makes me think of Star Wars. Because, you know, of the whole droid thing. So, that’s cool.

Motorola Droid X Sold Out After First Day [PC Magazine]

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