We knew the Motorola Droid 3 was on the way, but we didn’t expect it to come this soon, and via this avenue. It has just been confirmed that the Droid 3 will release in China as the Milestone 3, although as you may have guessed, there is still no official information on the Droid Bionic.
Our guesses are that the Droid Bionic may even be put off until a Fall release rather than Summer, because you can imagine that now the Milestone 3 has been outed in China, Motorola and Verizon will be keen to release it as the Droid 3 in the U.S as soon as possible.
It seems odd that the official details on the handset have appeared first for the Chinese market before a U.S announcement, so perhaps Motorola will be making the handset official in the States next week.
Key details for the Droid 3 include a 1Ghz dual-core processor, an 8MP camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording, a 4-inch qHD display, 16MB of internal memory and wait for it – Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the installed software, as reported from Droid-Life.
Judging by the official press shots, it looks like a very nice device, one which Chinese consumers will be rushing out to buy at the first opportunity no doubt.
But if our predictions are right and Motorola will now shift their attention on getting the Droid 3 out in the US, where does this leave the status of the elusive Droid Bionic? In an ideal scenario, Motorola will come out in full force next week and announce both the Droid 3 and Droid Bionic as part of their Summer onslaught, if that happens then consumers will seemingly forgive and forget all the shenanigans that have gone on lately.
If you’re interested in hearing more on the Milestone 3 / Droid 3, you can view Motorola’s official press release here. You can also view detailed technical specs and take a look at a few press pictures in high quality.
Any of you interested in getting one, or is the Droid Bionic still your number one target?