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Motorola Droid

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Motorola Droid
Droid 1
Motorola Droid.jpg
Model Number: See Page
Device Type: Phone
Manufacturer: Motorola Motorola-icon.png
Release Date: Nov. 2009
Operating System: Android Android-icon.jpg
Weight: 129g
Display: 3.7" WVGA 480x854 LCD
Chipset: TI OMAP 3 3430
RAM: Not Known
Internal Memory: 256 MB RAM, 512 MB NAND
Memory Card: microSD, microSDHC
All GSM Models:
GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900 A853 (EU): UMTS900, UMTS2100
A853 (US): UMTS850, UMTS1900, UMTS2100
CDMA Models:
A855: CDMA850, CDMA1900
Wi-fi: 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
USB: Not Known
Bluetooth: 2.1+EDR
GPS: Yes
Video out: No
Camera: 5 MP LED Flash
Secondary Camera: None
Battery: 1400 mAh
Other features
Additional Features:


The Motorola Droid (WCDMA/GSM version: Motorola Milestone stylized as DROID) is an Internet and multimedia enabled smartphone designed by Motorola, which runs Google's Android operating system. The brand name Droid is a trademark of Lucasfilm licensed to Verizon Wireless.
  • Codename:
    • GSM Model: Motorola Sholes
    • CDMA Model: Motorola Sholes
  • Model Number:
    • GSM Moodel: A853 (umts_Sholes)
    • CDMA Model: A854
    • CDMA Model: A855 (Sholes)

Frequently asked questions


  • Warning: umts_sholes and Sholes roms are NOT the same, flashing a rom meant for a different model will result in a brick!


  • Branch:
    • Voles: CDMA Model Rom (Sholes)
  • Downloads: Official Google links
    • Delta (from) <Build Number>: Delta update from <Build> to listed version
Version Build Build Number Branch Build date Bootloader Baseband Downloads Notes
2.0 ESD20 17572 Voles 1256092647 Oct. 21, 2009 2C.5C C_01.3B.01P android-2.0_r1
2.0.1 ESD56 20996 Voles 1259199777 Nov. 26, 2009 2C.6C C_01.3E.01P Delta: ESD20 android-2.0.1_r1
2.1 ERD72 22132 Voles 12596????? Dec. 11, 2009 C_01.3E.01P
2.1-update1 ESE81 29593 Voles 1269304140 Mar. 23, 2010 2C.6C C_01.3E.03P Delta: ESD56 android-2.1_r2.1s
2.2 FRF84B 42477 Voles 1277333704 Jun. 23, 2010 C_01.41.00R
2.2 FRG01B 45394 Voles 1279140904 Jul. 14, 2010 2C.7C C_01.43.01P Full Rom: Link Delta: ESE81 android-2.2_r1.2
2.2 FRG22 46998 Voles 12797????? Jul. 22, 2010 2C.7C C_01.43.01P Delta: FRG01B
2.2 FRG22D 50454 Voles 1281726300 Aug. 13, 2010 2C.7C C_01.43.01P Full Rom: Link Delta: FRG01B android-2.2_r1.3
2.2.1 FRG83D 75603 Voles 1289367602 Nov. 10, 2010 2C.7C C_01.43.01P Delta: FRG22D android-2.2.1_r2
2.2.2 FRG83G 91102 Voles 1294972140 Jan. 14, 2011 2C.7C C_01.43.01P Delta: FRG83D android-2.2.2_r1
2.2.3 FRK76 185902 Voles 1316008984 Sep. 14, 2011 2C.7C C_01.43.01P Delta: FRG83G android-2.2.3_r1
If you have a file/version not listed here, please make a post on the forum
Note: Google removes builds after they become obsolete, only newest builds will be available.

Custom Kernels

(See Custom Kernels for Sholes)
(See Custom Kernels for umts_Sholes)

Custom Roms

(See Custom ROMs for Sholes)
(See Custom ROMs for umts_Sholes)

Rom Flashing Guide

(See Flashing Guide)



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