The slim QWERTY slider will be the first Android 2.0 device to launch when it hits Verizon shop shelves on 6 November. The US operator is offering the new phone for $199 on new 2-year agreements.
While there's no news yet of a UK launch, US consumers can look forward to multi-tasking, Google Maps Navigation, 5-megapixel camera with video, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, Google Talk, as many Android Market apps as you can wiggle the accelerometer at, up to 32GB microSD memory and that glossy 3.7-inch high-res touchscreen display.
The Droid will be offered along with an optional extra multimedia dock that will transform the phone into an alarm clock, movie player or digital picture frame, a clever idea considering how many people already use their mobiles for the first function on a daily basis.
There is also a car dock as well that mounts to your windscreen with a chip in it that automatically launches a navigation menu.
Oh and that gold colouring - it's called "Brown sugar" - sweet.