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Video review of Motorola’s Droid X for Verizon

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Motorola’s next smart-phone based on Google’s Android software is a big one. Literally.

The Droid X, with its large 4.3-inch touchscreen, goes on sale at Verizon Wireless stores on Thursday and costs $200 with a mail-in rebate and a two-year contract.

As Apple and AT&T prepare to make what’s looking like a major marketing push for the iPhone 4 (centered around its video calling feature), Verizon is expected to ramp up its own advertising blitz as it’s done for previous Android products by Motorola and HTC.

Though the Droid X is exclusive to Verizon Wireless, Android phones are available on every carrier. In a four-month span from February to the end of May, Android was the only smart-phone operating system to gain market share, according to research firm ComScore. It landed in fourth place, ready to overtake Microsoft’s Windows Mobile, the report said.

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To find out whether bigger is better, watch the video review above, or check out the full Droid X review on the Technology blog.

-- Mark Milian
twitter.com/markmilian

Video: Tim French / Los Angeles Times


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