Motorola DROID SHADOW found in Gym?

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Motorola DROID SHADOW found in Gym?
It seems that a cellphone store is the last place to go to if you're looking to get your hands on an unreleased model. For example, Apple engineer Grey Powell accidentally left his next-gen iPhone prototype at a bar on the West Coast and the finder reportedly sold it to Gawker Media for $8,500. The most recent story involves the unannounced Motorola DROID SHADOW and a corporate Verizon gym in Washington. An employee at the gym discovered the handset and said that before all of the data was remotely wiped, a text message on the device referred to it as being "unreleased". The gym employee also had a chat with the person who picked up the phone who confirmed that the found unit had 16GB of storage, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, featured an 8MP camera and has the capability of shooting high-def video in 720p. The display was 4.3 inches and the phone should be powered by the Froyo Android 2.2 build when launched in June/July. Now if we can figure out where someone will misplace the Google Android Tablet...

Motorola DROID SHADOW Preliminary Specifications

source: Gizmodo



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23 Comments

1. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Super smartphone from Motorola is my next phone change it name to DROID SUPER.

14. jenna_23

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 02, 2010

They have verizon gyms.? What is a verizon gym?

16. josuearisty

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I'd like see how the new MOTOBLUR looks, I hope a can turn it off

19. lovebuzz

Posts: 76; Member since: Oct 21, 2009

Same as a regular gym, stupid.

21. jenna_23

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 02, 2010

how do i sign up ? I WANNA GO WORK OUT THERE BECUZ BALLY TOTAL FITNESS IS RIPPING ME OFF....

22. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

@ lovebuzz ur stupid

23. spk

Posts: 36; Member since: Feb 03, 2010

Verizon Wireless has employee gyms at alot of the corporate office for employees to use.

2. ibap

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Like the first 'lost' phone, this sounds like a stunt

3. nak1017

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

How did he confirm it had a snapdragon? Did he crack it open?

4. JagerDJ

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 02, 2009

I work for VZW, and if this were true, the employee in question would be in a heap of trouble. Each large call-center has a gym/fitness facility, but nothing too fancy. Since it's limited to employees only, I doubt the person that finds the phone and reports it will turn around and give details to the web, that's just asking for it. Also, I highly doubt that the next big phone prototype is being carried around in a call center. Just fake hype.

6. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

I'm inclined to agree... But I hope those specs are accurate! Sounds like another winner, as long as we can keep em in stock at launch....

9. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Yeah, Im sure if this were true they would have him sign a confidentiality statement to ensure closed lips, else the nuece. plus there isnt any picture opf the device? cmon..

15. Hotzb22

Posts: 109; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

wow u guys get a gym we lucky if we have a break room here

17. theGodpapa

Posts: 181; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

actually most of the corporate buildings have gyms for us as well. I have been to several of them across the country and all the corporate buildings I have been to have a gym in them. This moron was probably beta testing this product and dropped it. really really bad move....no doubt he is terminated for this .

18. tallica05

Posts: 93; Member since: Dec 26, 2009

No I wouldn't doubt that someone has this early. I know the data guys get phones early and can do traingings on them.. So its quite possible there is some truth to this stor. Or they are copying an accident by apple to help promote a phone to get people excited..

5. spoonb1

Posts: 77; Member since: Jan 02, 2010

so is it just me or are some of these new phone getting to be really freaking big? I have both a N1 and X10 and both are rather large already... then there is the Evo and this Moto... i have large hands, so i can handle it, but its gonna make the average user's look like little kiddy hands, lol. probably why apple decided to stick with a happy medium and continue the 3.5in screen rather than supersizing it...

7. wreh3

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 19, 2010

Whatever the rumors are, when the phone comes out sometimes this year, then we all will know. For now, all these are just to keep our ears scratching.

8. phone333

Posts: 331; Member since: Feb 04, 2009

What's up with employees loosing phones these days. Does everyone have to copy Apple?

10. trentin23

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 23, 2010

So no physical keyboard????????????????????? That sucks. Guess those old pics & specs were a fraud unless That was the DROID 2....

11. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009

I'm all for it unless it has motoblur

12. mr. anderson

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 16, 2009

this looks photoshopped, and the specs so closely match the evo that i have to believe this is a fake

13. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

whats up with all of these phones being found at weird places... First was a bar, and now a gym, whats next? strip club? HAHA steve jobs going to a strip club...I might even be there with him..

20. lovebuzz

Posts: 76; Member since: Oct 21, 2009

Of course you would you're his #1 hoe aren't ya? Or wait, nope that was a mistake. His Iphone gets first place in the bedroom and i guess you would get whatever's left..

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