Droid X: the first HD smartphone? (Update: No)

June 17, 2010: 11:59 AM ET

Verizon is saying that the Droid X has a '720P screen'.  Oh my!

Photo Credit: Verizon

Update: WOW.  Verizon just changed their ad to something entirely different.  Poor form:

Verizon is teasing some of the new Droid X specs on its website today. The device is expected to be formally announced next week at a joint Verizon-Motorola-Adobe-Google event.

If the above isn't just really poor marketing bait and switch, the Droid X will have 720x1280 screen.  Just a little back of the napkin PPI computing says that this display will be 341.5 PPI, more than Apple's 326PPI Retina Display.

Again.  That is a monster "if".  Engadget says their prototype was 854x480.

We'll be there covering the news as it breaks.

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Google went from searching the Web to worming its way into nearly every facet of business and government. Seth Weintraub unveils where the company is going, who it's competing with, who it's about to compete with and how market forces push the company to veer or adhere to its Don't Be Evil motto. For 15 years, Weintraub was a global IT director for a number of companies before becoming a blogger.

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