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It looks like the next must-have Android device, the Droid X, will be announced for Verizon next week. This phone is likely to be Verizon's new flagship model thus ousting the Droid Incredible in short order. The Droid X is looking like a direct competitor to the HTC EVO 4G. The new Droid will supposedly have a 4.4-inch touchscreen and 1GHz OMAP CPU. The phone appears to running an updated version of Motorola's MotoBLUR Android skin.
The leaked documents also make mention that the screen is 720DPI. We're not quite sure what to make of this. DPI (PPI would be more accurate for a display) is a measurement of pixel density. The new iPhone 4 is at the high end with 326 PPI. It seems unlikely the Droid X is rocking a screen of such insanely high resolution, but what the leaked docs could mean is a 720p display. Which is also a pretty amazing thought. Could we really see a 1280x720 resolution screen on this phone?
We'll be watching next week to see if Verizon and Motorola can blow us away with this handset. The expected launch date is July 19. Do you think the screen is going to be the big story?
Edit: Engadget had some hands-on time with the phone and is reporting the screen is 854x480 just like the droid. Not sure what all that 720 business was about.
Image via Android Forums