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Three new Droid smartphones from Motorola coming from Verizon

Even as Motorola, and its parent company Google, get ready for the official reveal of their Moto X smartphone on August 1st, it also has some other new Android devices on tap that it will being selling via Verizon Wireless this August.

Today, the wireless carrier announced the new members of the long running Droid family: the Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx. All three Android smartphones are available for pre-order today on Verizon's website. The Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx will be in Verizon's stores on August 20th, while the Droid Mini will follow on August 29th.

All three new Droid devices will have a DuPont Kevlar fiber unibody design and all will have a 10 megapixel rear camera, a 1.7 GHz dual core processor and 2 GB of RAM. The Droid Mini will cost $99.99 (with a two year contract) and will have a 4.3 inch display and 16 GB of on-board storage. The Droid Ultra will pack in a 5 inch screen for $199.99 and also has 16 GB of storage.

For the folks who want a smartphone that won't run out of power after a few hours, the Droid Maxx may be for you. Verizon and Motorola says that the $299.99 5 inch smartphone has an 3500 mAh battery that the companies claim will last up to 48 hours based on "typical" use. It also has 32 GB of on-board storage.

Verizon also claims that the new Droids will have some custom software packages that will allow their owners to accomplish tasks like making phone calls, sending texts and more without having to touch or even unlock their smartphones.

Source: Verizon | Image via Verizon

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