Motorola DROID 2 gets shuttered for the first official time

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Motorola DROID 2 gets shuttered for the first official time
Usually, the baby is born before you start taking pictures. In the cellphone world, things are done differently, of course, and we have the first official pictures of a phone that has not even been introduced. What you are looking at is the Motorola DROID 2 which was carefully hidden on the DROIDDOES web site inside a Shockwave Flash file. As we've noted before, the DROID 2 has a chrome bezel that wraps around the front of the device and the whole handset is a bit more rounded than the original DROID. August 23rd has been speculated to be the date of launch, just enough time that perhaps the phone will be equipped with Android 2.2 out of the box. The sequel to the Time Magazine Gadget of 2009 could be priced at around the $199.99 that other high-end Android models have been bar-coded at recently.

Motorola DROID 2 A955 Preliminary Specifications

source: DROIDDOES via  Engadget

Motorola DROID 2 gets shuttered for the first official time
Motorola DROID 2 gets shuttered for the first official time

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30 Comments

1. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

sick! too bad the bootloader is gunna be locked :(

2. PHONE_GEEK

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 01, 2010

AWESUMZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Too bad i am switching to at&t for the iPhone 4 and Verizon sucks where i live

21. Mightymack

Posts: 74; Member since: Jul 16, 2010

well you must live on another planet or something lol jk

3. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

WICKKEDD!!!!! Too bad i have an evo thats so much better and cheaper.

14. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

Your name is pretty fitting! haha

15. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

lol dont ya think!

22. tlang1064

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 21, 2010

Is it 4g...does it have a front facing camera like the Evo? Until further notice, the best Android phone "available right now" is still the Evo.

4. YouLostTheGame

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

That slide out keyboard makes this phone a fatty! No thanks! I'll keep my eye on a Droid X when upgrade time comes in a couple months. That is, if nothing else is out to best it by then ;)

5. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Yea too bad its slimmest phone with a qwerty keyboard. Ya know phones with slide out keyboards can't be as slim as a needle.

6. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

Yeah this phone may not be the thinnest but its probably easier to fit in you pocket than the Droid X. I wish this phone didn't have the big chin still tho! But i still like it.

7. iheartblueberry

Posts: 78; Member since: Apr 26, 2010

it doesnt have a chin anymore, did you look at the pictures at all? lol

8. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

That's the thing i love about android. There's a phone for everyone. One with a large screen, one with an average screen, one with a small screen, and one with a keyboard.

11. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

Yeah i looked at the pics! Well idk if it'd be called a chin but it still has that big... idk what you'd call it then... Chunk at the bottom.

9. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

I applaud motorola for their originality in design

10. jlt8604

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 07, 2009

Sweeeeeet!!! Too bad I *insert stupid remark about irrelevant phone here" !!!

12. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

The motorola droid is hardly thicker than the iphone 3gs. The droid had a qwerty while the iphone does not. So i give moto much credit.

13. wildturkey

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 25, 2010

RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAD! too bad my KIN TWO will never be outdated.

18. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I think the Kin Two was thee best investment you could have made.

23. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

Yeah, much like buying stock in BP.

26. fishpower187

Posts: 88; Member since: Feb 22, 2010

+1 @Wildturkey. HA HA HA! What a sense of humor youve got there! Still, I think there may be hope for the KIN2. With thre internal hardware its packin, it pay be a decent device if someone could develop a way to load WP7 onto it.

16. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Wonder how it compares to DROID X as the specs seem alike.Ah well, AT&T has captivated me now...

17. scottmbolt unregistered

And people are still buying iPhones? Probably because they are ignorant, misinformed iSheep!

19. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Are you suggesting the iPhone is not superior to this phone? The iPhone was carefully designed to ensure you hold it in the most ergonomical manner or it won't work. People assume this was a flaw, but Mr. Jobs was just trying to help reduce phone related injuries.

20. scottmbolt unregistered

LoL

24. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

thats awesome...lol

27. fishpower187

Posts: 88; Member since: Feb 22, 2010

+1 BlackberryUser. Lord Steve Jobs is indeed a saint. He has delivered us from a darkened pre-iPhone world and you are right, HE is singlehandedly preventing cell phone related injuries! (that was all sarcasm, of course).

25. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

its funny that most of you are just commenting on what it looks like and not what it does. and then you front facing camera people, cool concept, but who really uses it right now? and go ahead and keep paying that extra $10 for that 4g service you don't get in your area. what a smart little consumer u are...sigh*

28. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I did not loko for a phone with camera flash and front facing cam in mind, that is why I purchased the SAMSUNG CAPTIVATE - simply an awesome phone.

29. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

loko=look

30. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

the 10 dollars is only with the EVO 4G which honestly, with all the ads and hype, doesn't have much appeal to me anymore. All the other front facing camera phones don't cost a cent more and you can skype with family and friends from abroad. As for the droid 2, its just an improved keyboard with android 2.2 which isn't really necessary for a new model since so many people bought it already. they just could have had a minor recall (have you send in your droid on a specific date based on your model number) or something if some customers really hated their keyboard

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