Verizon Wireless’ latest high-end smartphones is the Motorola Droid Pro, a model that runs Google’s Android OS and is strongly focused on business users.
I’ve had this phone for short while, but so far I’m extremely impressed. I’ll have a full review in a few days, but here is my first impressions.
BUILD & DESIGN
While many of the current Android OS-based devices are thinly veiled attempts to mimic the iPhone, the Droid Pro clearly has another target: the segment of business users that are mostly addicted to the Blackberry. To that end, it features a QWERTY-bar shape, fairly unusual in an Android OS device, as well as a suite of office software and security management tools.
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LONDON–Countless developers use jQuery software tools today to build advanced Web sites and to ease the difficulties of spanning multiple browsers.
Starting in about two weeks, though, they will start being able to extend their reach to the fast-growing world of the mobile Web as well. That’s when the alpha version of jQuery Mobile is planned to be released, jQuery founder John Resig told attendees of the Future of Web Apps conference here today. Read more »
Last week, HTC had revealed Google Android mobile operating system running Desire HD. Now, Italian site HDblog.it has posted the Ne ocore graphics performance benchmarks of Desire HD. According to Neocore’s test, Desire HD with Froyo 2.2 gives higher graphics performance than the Froyo 2.2 running Google Nexus One handset. This means HTC Desire HD is the fastest Android phone at this moment.
The freshly introduced Desire HD smartphone houses 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSD 8255 which is the second generation Snapdragon processor. Along with Snapdragon CPU, the phone sports Adrena 205 GPU that is capable of offering higher graphics performance at 41 million triangles per second – still low than Samsung Galaxy S’ PowerVR SGX 540 that offers 90 million triangles per second.
The Quadrant CPU test score resulted in Desire HD topping the charts with a score of over 2000, which is higher than a Nexus One running the Froyo update. Those looking for robust Android performance would certainly go for Desire HD. However, on the GPU front, Samsung Galaxy S still rules the Android space.
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