Dummy Motorola DROID X2 units appear at Costco

Dummy Motorola DROID X2 units appear at Costco
While it would appear that the rumored May 12th launch date for the Motorola DROID X2 will come and go without the device being released, there are signs that the sequel to Verizon's one-time flagship phone will soon be made available. That clue comes in the form of the dummy units that have appeared at Costco.

Verizon's first dual-core handset is not LTE enabled which might be disappointing to those with an update burning a hole in their pocket. But there is still plenty to like about the phone including the 4.3 inch display which has been upgraded to qHD resolution. Under the hood is a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM and an 8MP camera around back.

Don't start adjusting your screen or your glasses if the picture seems blurry to you-the person taking the photo was so much in awe of being that close to the DROID X2 that he started shaking uncontrollably. With any luck, you will get to experience that for yourself shortly.

source: AndroidCentral

The dummy units of the Motorola DROID X2 (L) have arrived at Costco signaling that the launch should be soon

The dummy units of the Motorola DROID X2 (L) have arrived at Costco signaling that the launch should be soon



 
The Motorola DROID X2 is on left with the first-gen version on the right

The Motorola DROID X2 is on left with the first-gen version on the right



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DROID X2
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 2, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1540 mAh

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12 Comments

1. vantenkiest

Posts: 316; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

Wow its nearly Identical

2. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Yep, dummy display is not Gingerblur. I hope it's like the original X, where the update came out within about a month of release.

14. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

at least it has the new UI.

3. TKFox007

Posts: 303; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

Did they really need new dummy units? Wouldn't it of been cheaper to swap out the image inside of it?

4. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Why will someone buy this phone? no 4G, wtf! Instant fail

5. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Because 4G isn't everywhere yet, and it seems 4G phones are selling at premium prices right now. This gives a high performance phone alternative that's cheaper to those who don't have 4G yet. It's essentially moving the X out of the high end slot and into the mid grade slot, much like what happened to the Droid last year, to make room for the Bionic.

7. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I wonder how the benchmarks will score the X2? Until v. 2.3 is released for the X2, the dual core chipset won't get to show it's stuff, so I hope v. 2.3 is around the corner for the X2. I am also really curious about the EVO 3D.... Somehow, I suspect that a new phone is in my near future (like around the July-August timeframe).

8. Mark unregistered

I think VZW laughs at us when we cite release dates. I for one want the X2 and am not laughing that it isn't here... Quit dragging butt, VZW and just release the dang thing!

9. Mark unregistered

Hmmm interesting. Just looked at past releases and they were on Thursdays. That's obviously today. A few were on Fridays. I bet next Thursday we'll see stuff. Not based on any "leak" but the dummy phones showing up a week ahead of a launch isn't unreasonable (Trophy, X2). Just a guess...let's see if I'm right.

11. Law unregistered

Am I the only one that noticed " Thur May 19" on the dummy version? I wonder if that means a week from today (the expected release date). Maybe a coincidence, but I think that is the drop date.

12. Mark unregistered

Oooh...didn't notice the May 19 as the photos were blurry so I didn't look that closely. Think you're on to something there, Law!

13. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

so... what's the difference?

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