The phone is packed with all the features one would expect from a high-end gadget. The essential features include text and picture messaging, calculator, alarm clock, and vibrate mode. There is also a good list of organizer options such as file manager, to-do checklist, world clock, and note pad. The phone can also work as USB mass storage and it supports Wi-Fi, voice search via Google, Google Talk, PC synchronization and voice powered dialing.
The Droid is powered by the operating system, Android 2.0 that integrates Google services with other apps. The phone features fast 3G connectivity and an integrated GPS with driving directions from Google Maps and voice activated prompts powered by the Google Maps navigation app. You can also download loads of great Motorola Droid apps from the Android Market.
There is also a 5 megapixel camera which has different settings like white balance, multiple scene function, image quality options, macro setting, geo tagging and various color effects available. The camera is also capable of capturing DVD-quality videos at a resolution of 720 x 480 pixels with a maximum of 24 fps capture. Check out Motorola Droid Camera Tips to get the most from the camera.
There is also an expanded personal information management tool that can store information like email, contacts, and calendar. The phone can also synchronize with Microsoft Exchange for email, contacts and calendar, aside from supporting Gmail, IMAP and POP3 accounts. With the phone, users can have their messages from various accounts displayed in a single inbox, with color codes to indicate where the messages came from.
The Droid also has a built in media player that can play various media formats including Window Media Player 9 audio formats, while allowing users to make playlists, or shuffle and repeat a track. The phone allows downloading of songs through the Amazon MP3 online store, where users can browse files according to title, genre, album, and artist.