The biggest disappointment with the Droid DNA by HTC isn’t the features – it’s that it doesn’t give you any superpowers. Bummer. You won’t be the next Marvel character imbued with extraordinary abilities, but your phone might give you hours of entertainment.
Let’s face it: What’s the use of having Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or Crackle apps, if you can’t get as close to a cinematic experience as possible? And, yes, the phrase cinematic is relative, but we do experience a closed-world microcosm when viewing videos on our phones (particularly with earbuds or headphones).
When it comes to having the best Android OS experience, hands down, the Droid Razr Max HD and the Samsung Galaxy S III are the top phones on the market though the Droid DNA has carved a plausible niche of its own: You like viewing content on your phone but wish for a larger screen? Or, you enjoy mobile gaming? The Droid DNA might fill that void.
It’s the first smartphone to utilize a full HD 1080p display (the same resolution as your HD TV). The five-inch screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 2 (tough stuff for tough falls) and also has built-in Beats Audio (from the Dre’s Beats line) for music listening that’s off the charts. As with most of the new phones from HTC, the DNA feels perfect in your hand, takes great pictures, and is visually appealing. The five-inch screen is definitely ideal for reading or gaming.
Other key features include: An 8-megapixel f/2.0 wide-angle lens, 5-level automatic flash, backside illuminated sensor (BSI), and superfast autofocus. HTC VideoPic allows you to capture video and still images at the same time, and with Continuous Shooting, you can take multiple photos at up to four frames per second. Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, which enables the DNA to communicate with other phones by tapping them together to share business cards or music playlists.
The Droid DNA is a fun gadget, and one of the better Android phones out there.
You can find out more about the DNA at Amazon Wireless.