Motorola Droid is the high-end model of the new Android phone from Verizon portfolio. The HTC Droid Eris is the cheaper alternative for U.S.  htc droid eris reviewconsumers.
If we are to believe the messages from America than the HTC Droid Eris, smaller, thinner and better than the HTC Hero. That is bold statement because the Hero hear and read almost nothing but good things.

HTC ERIS combines the popular HTC Android platform with Sense, user experience by HTC, which makes it easy for customers to stay close together and create personalized mobile experience that is specifically tailored to their needs.

During today the American operator Verizon Wireless has officially launched sales of the new HTC Droid Eris, the new home of the Taiwanese smartphone judged best Hct Hero (U.S. version sold by Sprint). The price of the phone was set at $ 199 which will be $ 100 discount to users who bought it online (hence the price will be $ 99), obviously related to contract of at least 24 months with the telephone operator.
These are the characteristics declared at the operator:
3.2 “HVGA 320 × 480 resolution, 262K-color TFT LCD Touchscreen
Virtual QWERTY Keyboard
Bluetooth ® v2.0 + EDR – Supported Profiles: Headset (HSP), Hands-free (HFP), Stereo Audio, Phonebook Access
5 Megapixel camera with auto-focus and video capture
Create and manage playlists
Headset: 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Formats Supported: Unprotected AAC, AAC +, eAAC +, WMA, MP3

Android 1.5 OS and Google Device Experience
Integrated Google, Facebook and Exchange contacts
Push Gmail and Exchange
Pre-installed 8GB microSD, up to 16GB supported
Advanced Speech Recognition
Embedded Ringtones, vibrate alert and silent
Phonebook capacity dependent upon available memory
TTY compatible
Hearing Aid Compatibility = M3/T3
Total Equipment Coverage is Available
Visual Voice Mail capable
HTML Browser: Supports Flash Lite 3.7.1
WiFi ® capable
Text, Picture and Video messaging with threaded messaging feature
Google Maps with Latitude, Google Talk, Gmail, YouTube ™, Google Calendar, Google Search
1000s of apps and 100s of widgets available on Android Market
Fast access to YouTube ™, Twitter and Facebook ®
Google Over The Air updates

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CDMA2000 Rev A 1xRTT/1xEVDO/1xEVDO Dual Band (800/1900 MHz)
Memory: ROM 512MB, RAM: 288MB DDR
Processor Qualcomm ® MSM7600 ™, 528MHz
Dimensions: 4.45 “(H) x 2.19” (W) x 0.51 “(D)
Weight: 4.23 ounces
Usage Time: Up 214 minutes OR
Standby Time: Up to 373 hours
SAR: Head: 1.19 W / kg, Body: 0.78 W / kg
The packaging looks pretty bare:
Standard Lithium Polymer Battery
Caricabbetira wall with USB connection (the cable will have the double function of charger and USB cable)
8G microSD card preinstalled by

This phone allows users to start seven-panel screen with wide range of widgets designed for the most important information to bring to the surface. It also includes the innovative “Scenes” feature, which allow users to make multiple home screens, each with different widgets and shortcuts to transform DROID ERIS by HTC of “working” phone for “play” phone with touch of finger. It also organizes interactions with people, which allows text messages, e-mails, phone calls and even Flickr and Facebook updates flow on single contact card.