Sales of the Droid Incredible at Verizon have been so incredible that the well-reviewed super smartphones will not be shipping until August 5 while the Droid X by Motorola is coming out on July 15. It has been reported that customers can change their order at no cost to the Motorola Droid X.
Verizon spokeswoman, Brenda Raney, told us that if you want change your order, call customer service and tell them you want to cancel your Droid Incredible order for a Droid X. On July 15, you will have to order either in a store or online. a Droid X. It has also been reported that those waiting for a Droid
Incredible order are receiving $25 gift cards. Raney said that the gift cards were only sent to customers whose orders were not send on the promised ship date. Verizon is still doing all they can to keep up of the incredible Droid Incredible orders.
The wait has been so long for our readers we published an article giving you things to do to get ready for your Droid Incredible or HTC EVO 4G. There are some great tips for getting your Google account, contacts, email and passwords ready.
In the meantime, the question you probably want answered is "Should I switch my order from Droid Incredible to Droid X? There's a new YouTube video of the Droid X by Motorola that shows it off well.
Let's do a comparison. The screen of the Droid X is 4.3 inches and it has and HDMI video out port, so if you're a big video and TV fan the Droid X may be your Droid. Other features are shown in the chart. Battery life for the Droid X is longer and the call quality was lauded. The only problem is that you have wait until July 15.
If you are going to switch your order you should do it immediately because Droid does success so well, the Droid X may sell-out also.
Droid Incredible vs. Droid X
|Feature/Spec||Droid X vs||Droid Incredible|
|Operating System||Android 2.1 with Motoblur||Android 2.1 with HTC Sense|
|Screen||4.3? TFT, 480 x 854 Pixels
HDMI video out
|3.7?, 480 x 800 Pixels (OLED)|
|weight||5.47 oz||4.6 oz|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b/g/n||02.11 b/g/n|
|Camera||8 MP with Led Flash
Video capture; HD 720P
|8 MP with Led Flash
Video capture (720 p coming)
|Mobile Hotspot||Yes||Coming with update?|
|Keyboard||Virtual with Swype||Virtual Touchscreen|
|Battery||Up to 8 hours talk time; up to 220 hours standby||Up to 5.2 hours talk time; up to 146 hours standb|
|Storage||24 GB (8GB on-board, pre-installed 16GB microSD||8 Gigabyte more for microDS|
|Processor||1 GHz TI OMAP 3630-1000||1GHz Snapdragon|
|Memory||RAM:512MB; ROM: 8GB||RAM:512MB; ROM: 512MB|
|$199.99 (after rebate)||$199.99 (after rebate)|
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