Hands-on with the Motorola DROID 2
Motorola DROID 2 Specifications | Review
12. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)
Seriously phone arena this is how you filter out garbage?
18. Kobe (unregistered)
i don't know papajay224 but i totally agree
20. kobe (unregistered)
he's totally a dick...
21. jbroots3 (Posts: 104; Member since: 29 Jan 2010)
@papajay you passed the garbage filter a few posts ago
22. jherz6 (Posts: 215; Member since: 23 May 2008)
Hey jb I dont know this guy but how about keeping your personal opinion when it come to people to yourself.
26. ace1122 (Posts: 237; Member since: 23 Mar 2009)
Who cares if he is an ass. Be mature and the bigger man here. This is phone arena not elementary school...dang...
2. few (unregistered)
same body is not great like iphone super tough glass body and looks fancy.
4. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3042; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
You mean the one that shattered after being dropped a couple times?
7. zerglisk (Posts: 544; Member since: 09 Feb 2010)
The one ppl have to hold it at an awkward fashion which leads to phone drops on the ground and shatters easily? The one that ppl wanted to show off their body but ultimately they have to use a "condom" to get a reception?
27. ABF (Posts: 1; Member since: 10 Aug 2010)
The one that is 'awesome' and the dream-come-true-video call-phone, if the other person as one like it, and you are in the range of an wi-fi hot point, that means..in that case you don't even need a phone, you call person trough the internet...?
33. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)
@Rory I think it shatters from gripping it to hard.
34. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)
@few yeah because fancy is was makes phone calls. It's not like cirque du soliel come bounding out of you phone like acrobats carrying your phone call on a feather pillow then driving it to your girlfriends house in an Aston Martin. It's an icon clusterfuck made of glass and crappy Apple recyclables. But you keep fancy you need it, you never know there could be an app that helps you get a life.
3. EFchris91 (Posts: 22; Member since: 25 Jun 2010)
This is a really nice phone. I just got back from Verizon and got to compare it with my iPhone 4 and my friends Droid X.
5. britneylolz (unregistered)
i like this phone but theres not front facing camera =( so i wont be getting it right now verizon is the only company without a phone with a front facing camera t-mobile has the nokia e73 ,sprint has the evo , at&t has the iphone 4 they all have front facing cameras.. i know some of u may argue with me that u dont need a front facing camera but i dont care because i do because i think it would be nice to be able to make video calls without having to take out ur laptop.
8. jbroots3 (Posts: 104; Member since: 29 Jan 2010)
i'm holding out for the epic and i'm glad that sprint does the video calling over 3g since im not in a 4g are
30. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)
I'm holding out for Sprint to go bankrupt. Whuuup! Times up!
6. alexandrow (unregistered)
well i have to admit its a good looking phone. 2 things is missing is front facing camera like the gurl above me said and gsm capabilities ,i have a droid x but the only thing i hate about it , its that its not like a blackberry storm because the blackberry storm work all over the world because there cdma/gsm hybrid phones so why couldnt they make this one like this? i am going to have to cancel my account and get at&t or t-mobile because i am going to germany for 3 weeks and my droid x will not work over there due to it being cdma only .. i regret not getting a blackberry storm 2 because if i did have a black berry storm i wouldnt have to go tru all this trouble ebcause it would work in europe .. so yea i think it would be nice to have an android phone from verizon that will work in places like europe ..
10. Sniggly (Posts: 7182; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
So here's what you do: deactivate your X, put your Storm 2 on the line, go to Europe, come back, reactivate your X, and VOILA! You don't have to cancel and you keep superior service. FYI, global capable droids are coming out by the end of the year on Verizon.
13. Alexandrow (unregistered)
Can i rally do that??? And if so how? Ur a lifesaver cuz I dnt wanna cancel verizon
15. Sniggly (Posts: 7182; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Okay, what you do is this: Take your Storm 2 (presuming you still have it) and dial *228, hit option 1. Follow the instructions. You'll need your password/last four of your social. After it's activated, call Customer Service (1-800-922-0204) and hit "0" at the main menu. get the rep to get everything set up on your account for international service. When you get back do the reverse: get all the international crap taken off the account and reactivate your Droid using the same *228 option 1.
16. alexandrow (unregistered)
thank u very mucho!! it worked perfect!
17. Sniggly (Posts: 7182; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Lol, you waited around for my response, didn't you? Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner, I've been driving. Just remember to get to customer service to get those international features activated so the Storm will work.
31. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)
See Verizons people blogging and they are still willing to help customers out.+5k
36. Sniggly (Posts: 7182; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Oh hell yeah. A happy customer is a paying customer. Alex gets to keep his awesome phone and NOT pay a 300 and fucking 50 dollar termination fee while he goes to Eurpoe, and Verizon keeps a happy customer who's paying his monthly bill like clockwork. And eventually, 20 months from now, a Verizon salesman gets to get a nice little commission and feed his kids/get that last bit of money for a down payment on a new car to replace the 12 year old POS he's been driving when it's not in the shop being fixed. EVERYBODY wins. You can be selfish and generous at the same time. :) Plus, I love just helping people out. Just the other day stopped by a family with a flat tire on the highway, let them use my phone to argue with their roadside assistance, used my phone to find the local junkyard and get them to come tow the vehicle to their shop (at a lower rate than roadside assistance was going to charge) and get those locking lug nuts off and a new (cheap!) tire put on. I was a half hour late to my second job, but I still felt good when all was said and done.
19. Droid (unregistered)
Love my Droid2, still got the Droid X on my side but loving the Froyo with Adobe flash! Phone is amazing!
23. joey18 (Posts: 546; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)
i know verizon the best network but droid 2 my choose is samsung epic 4 droid 2 old model
25. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3042; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
I love my droid x too much to return it and get this. If this had a 4.0 inch display and a better keyboard(its improved but still) i def would. Yes if you haven't picked up to it yet i am talking about the epic 4g. Now this is a solid upgrade but i see no need if you already have the droid x. So i will wait to see the droid pro and that htc slide out phone that was recently leaked.
37. Sniggly (Posts: 7182; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
It's a great phone for those who wanted an updated Droid with pretty much all of the X's trimmings but without the gargantuan size.
28. YouLostTheGame (Posts: 441; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
Great looking phone, but I'm not a physical QWERTY kinda guy. Plus there's no way in hell I could now give up my gorgeous 4.3 in. display!
29. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)
I agree, I was actually thinking of switching from my X to the 2 but after using the 2 all day today I really don't like the keyboard, I actually prefer the original Droid keyboard... and of course theres the decrease in screen size that makes the Droid 2 look like a toy next to my X.
32. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)
I like the Droid x, but my Incredible has the "classy" side to the Droid with the smooth face and the Droid eye for the camera. The AMOLED Screen also makes you feel fuzzy inside. Great devices all together though. Verizon is doing a Bang up job.
38. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)
I agree, been a Verizon customer for a long time and i'm glad the days of WinMo are gone now that we have other options... thank god
39. Misanthropos (Posts: 56; Member since: 03 Aug 2010)
Looks better than it's predecessor. But it lost all hope with the "Motorola" at the top of the screen. It's doomed. Get ready for your turds to have screen issues!