Motorola DROID Shadow/Xtreme/X is coming in July & DROID 2 in August?

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Motorola DROID Shadow/Xtreme/X is coming in July & DROID 2 in August?
The long days of summer are upon us right now and we've already begun to see some top notch smartphones kicking up the sand – signaling one long hot summer filled with plenty of fun. Motorola is still enjoying some brisk sales for its DROID, which in fact, kicked off Android's major push into the smartphone market. Although the torch seems to be handled in the mean time by the HTC EVO 4G, Motorola is lurking in the shadows as we've seen a decent amount of material regarding their new, but yet to be officially announced Android handsets. One of BGR's sources has hinted that the the first device, the keyboard-less Motorola DROID Shadow/Xtreme/X, is speculated to be launching in July with “Shadow BLUR” running on top of Android 2.1. On the other hand, the Motorola DROID 2 will be waiting until August to take flight as it's rumored to run Android 2.2 Froyo from the onset. Although there are plenty of noticeable differences between the two handsets, it's being said that they will both be packing OMAP3630 processors.

Motorola DROID 2 A955 Preliminary Specifications
Motorola DROID XTREME MB810 Preliminary Specifications

source: BGR

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11 Comments

1. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

And que the dangling of a new device for months at 5...4...3...2 (hand motion)...1 (hand motion)...action!

2. Dark Asgard

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

And my Incredible is already outdated! lol

3. xmguy1

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 04, 2009

The Droid 2 is going under the old adage. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it". The Droid (1) is a fine phone. So Motorola wants to keep most the same. I don't blame them.

4. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

That's a good point and a basic philosophy I hope RIM continues to keep for their hardware. They need to step up some portions of their software though.

6. pingpong

Posts: 145; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

Let's hope they don't do this for the next 5 years the way they made like 20 versions of the Razr lol. But I do agree the Droid is a good phone so it would make sense at this time.

9. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Wow, this is amazing. It's okay for RIM and Droid 2 to make minor adjustments to previous versions of their phone but if Apple makes larger than minor adjustments then the whole world flips. I mean, since when was Apple broken? I'm seeing a lot of hypocrisy here. It's pretty outstanding.

10. hahny42

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

huge difference between apples and rim's 3 years to droids less than 1 on the market. ive said apple isnt the problem, at&t's crappy service is. however between the iphone or the evo 4g, the evo 4g is just simply faster at everything. and yes to the person a couple comments above, i really hope RIM does something with there software because they are outdated by years and years.

5. testman22

Posts: 339; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

i'll preorder my X now please

7. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

nothing too wow for me. i'm keeping my droid.

8. josuearisty

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Ill be gettin the X, this is the most XTREME phone

11. zuno gyakusatsu

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

get the plunger ready! motorola is about to dump a few hefty steamers!

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