03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Motorola "Droid Does" Phone Slams iPhone In "iDon't" Ad

Verizon have launched an offensive against the iPhone, with a new campaign called for their upcoming Motorola Droid Android smartphone. The handset, previously known by its codenames of Tao and Sholes, is being promoted as offering everything the iPhone eschews: an open development platform, the ability to run background processes, a flexible, open App Store and replaceable batteries, among other things. Verizon have also set up a countdown timer which suggests that the Motorola Droid will arrive on October 30th 2009.

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