Motorola announced a new "family" of Droid devices at a special press event in New York on Tuesday. The new lineup includes the Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx. The Droid Maxx is the successor to the RAZR Maxx HD, and features an impressive 48-hour battery life. It's 9 percent thinner than its predecessor, and it is equipped with a 5-inch screen, a 1.7 GHz dual-core CPU with quad-core graphics, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The Droid Maxx will be available from Verizon for $299 on August 20th.
Update: The Droid Maxx is now available for pre-order at VerizonWireless.com.
The Droid Ultra measures in at 7.18mm, and boasts a 5-inch HD display. It also features a unibody Kevlar shell, and a new dual-core X8 Mobile Computing System that promises to deliver faster speeds than its predecessors. It will begin shipping on August 20th for $199 from Verizon.
Update: The Droid Ultra is now available for pre-order via VerizonWireless.com.