Motorola slips, confirms DROID MAXX 2 with screenshot from new Moto Email app

We just told you about the new Moto Email app that made its debut today in the Google Play Store. In making life easier for its customers, Motorola also confirmed accidentally, that the Motorola DROID MAXX 2 is coming. In the screenshots that accompany the listing, one of the images shows an email being written with a signature that reads, "Sent from my DROID MAXX 2." Motorola has since removed the image.

As you know, Motorola and Verizon will be holding an event on October 27th that is DROID related. We expect that both the Motorola DROID MAXX 2 and the Motorola DROID Turbo 2 will see the light of day during the event, which will take place in New York City. The DROID MAXX 2 will be a special Verizon branded version of the Motorola Moto X Play, while the DROID Turbo 2 will be a Verizon exclusive version of the Motorola Moto X Force. That model is expected to offer a shatterproof screen.

Earlier this month, Google confirmed accidentally that the DROID MAXX 2 will be a rebranded Moto X Play. Google posted a list of Android devices optimized for Screen casting, and listed the DROID MAXX 2 by noting that it would be given that name for Verizon, and called the Moto X Play for the rest of the world.

The MAXX line is known for its large capacity batteries. The Motorola DROID MAXX featured a 3500mAh cell, and the Moto X Play has a 3630mAh juicer; assuming no changes, the DROID MAXX 2 will get a small 130mAh, or 3.7% hike in battery capacity.

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source: Droid-Life

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Moto X Play
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3630 mAh

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7 Comments

1. shnibz

Posts: 510; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

I could make my G4 say that too...just saying

2. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

My Galaxy S6 now says Sent from my iPhone 6S.. Previously my Galaxy S4 said Sent from my Galaxy S6 Edge.... hmm

3. Alan01

Posts: 627; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Point is guys, that it came from Motorola itself. No, not earth shattering, but just another sign that a DROID MAXX 2 is on the way. Regards, Alan F.

4. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Tomshardware did a benchmark to reveal the true identities of both Samsung and Tsmc chipsets.

5. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

The Droid Maxx 2 is one of the worst kept "secrets" out there. And given that it's just a rebranded X Play, it'll be an afterthought in the Oct. 27 presser.

6. bambamboogy02

Posts: 840; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Not for VZW customer's, like myself. Just in time for holidays, and a ton of people buy the Droid line. Enough for VZW to spend coin on usuage rights of LucasFilms "Droid" term.

7. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

They're also running an ad campaign tied to SW:The Force Awakens. But I'm still betting that will be for the more expensive flagship Droid Turbo 2.

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