Both DROID X and DROID 2 to get 1GHz processor

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Both DROID X and DROID 2 to get 1GHz processor
Yeah, it seemed a little strange. Why was Motorola so gung-ho on producing a 2GHz phone later this year and yet, put a 720MHz processor in the upcoming dynamic duo, DROID X and DROID 2? Well, the answer is simple-Motorola IS putting a 1GHz processor in both of its new Verizon bound Android devices. A couple of leaked slides show that the CPU for both phones is indeed running at the current 1GHz standard. It only makes sense because the DROID X (MB810) beat out all other phones running Android 2.1 based on system benchmark results.

The slides are part of scripts and pictures for upcoming commercials for both phones. In the DROID 2 commercial, an off-screen voice says, "Does’ used to do a lot. Now it does even more. Now it does Email Exchange, so you can be hooked up to everything thing you need to do. Now it does 1.0GHz speed on a sleeker, more intuitive keyboard.  It does and does and does. And the only thing it doesn’t do is ask for time off." So there it is, 1GHz for the DROID 2 with an improved QWERTY keyboard. As for the DROID X, the first commercial is focused on the NFL and watching games and highlights on the 4.3 inch screen that the "X" is equipped with. Also mentioned is the new "Ninjablur" multimedia app that is expected to be on all upcoming Motorola branded Android models. The third commercial focuses on a new EyeCon app that apparently comes standard with the DROID X and allows you to control all of the multimedia devices in your home. If these are legit, it really seems that Motorola and Verizon could find themselves at the very least, keeping pace with Apple this summer, and quite possibly grabbing some new converts to the Android platform.

Motorola DROID Xtreme MB810 Preliminary Specifications
Motorola DROID 2 A955 Preliminary Specifications

source: DroidLife



1. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009


2. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

Just hurry up and release it already, I love the physical keyboard on my Droid but that 4.3" screen just made me jizz my pants.

3. Dark Asgard

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

I feel sad, my incredible is out dated, happy i can upgrade in just a year! go vzw

4. zfly9

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 29, 2009

How does Phone Arena post this and not update their specifications, which they even linked!

5. theGodpapa

Posts: 181; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

that is B E A S T !!!! sick specs sick devices....just sick

6. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

the thing about processors are they can be 3gigs but if the os sucks then it wont work right. Who cares about the processor as long as it doesn't lag or run slow.

13. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i disagree

15. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I agree. The A4 chip is nice and should help the iPhone 4 be faster, but that's not the reason why I'm buying the phone. I'm buying it because I like iPhone OS, the screen display, the updated camera(s), facetime, the touch screen (which I and many reviewers still think is the best), the design, and most importantly the app store. As long as it's faster, as fast, or almost as fast as other top smartphones, then I'm good.

17. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

yes because the iphone os is so exciting! endless homescreens with icons. just what i want! look how exciting my droid screens are! :

7. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i LOVE how Verizon is marketing these Droids! completely. bad. ass. [:

8. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Yeah, phonearena, keeping the pace....How about setting the pace..Verizon has to be doing something more than right for the iPhone to have to release 4 models of the same phone in 2 years...

12. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Well do you want to explain how these phones are better than the iPhone hardware wise? Pre-orders are tomorrow so I still have some time to look at other options. I see more improvements from the iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4 than the Droid to the Droid2/X. apple releases 1 iPhone every 12-11 months. I don't understand what Verizon has to do with that.

9. tallica05

Posts: 93; Member since: Dec 26, 2009

If Chuck Norris needed a phone this would be it... Too bad his beard is a dead zone!!!! Do you think anyone wants a round house kick to the face while he's talknig on these bad boys? Forget about it....

10. josuearisty

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

WOW, excelent

11. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009

Crapple sucks 4times


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

One of the main reasons Moto Droid sold so well was the amount of advertising it has and still has going on. If they advertise these phones enough, they will out do themselves for sure.

16. sgtslayer321

Posts: 36; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

have to say that the reason why Droid did so good is because it had the best hardware out of any android phone at the time.

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