Motorola Droid: Let the Presales Begin!

You may not be able to get your hands on Verizon's for another week, but you can get your name on one starting today. Best Buy opened the doors to the first Droid presale on Thursday -- and it's offering an instant rebate if you sign up, too.

Motorola Droid Madness

The Motorola Droid, after a , is making for its sleek design -- its 3.7-inch, 854-by-480 pixel display dwarfs the iPhone's 3.5-inch, 480-by-320 pixel offering -- as well as for its standout features such as built-in turn-by-turn navigation and full multitasking support. And, thanks to its new operating system, the phone packs a host of other options the rest of the won't see for some time.

(For a full look at some of the Droid's most noteworthy assets, see ".")

Already, analysts are calling for the Droid to and from some less-than-stellar years. And, of course, the inevitable are cropping up .

Sorry to disappoint, but we won't be using the phrase here today, other than to suggest that anyone who calls anything a "something-killer" should be bludgeoned with a giant Styrofoam mallet. (The same applies to anyone who commits one of these , be it on an iPhone, a Droid, or a .)