R2-D2 Droid 2: New Release Date And Specs Revealed | More Price and Review

Posted on 19 August 2010 by author

R2-D2 is a fictional droid in the Star Wars film and has become a major character throughout all the Star Wars blockbuster movies. But have you ever imagine seeing R2-D2 in your very own smartphone? It may seem impossible but not with Motorola which is about to launch the R2-D2 Droid 2 this coming September 30.This seems to be a great news for Star Wars fans out there as well as for those smartphone users who are seeking the best in smartphone technology.

The Motorola Droid 2 R2-D2 limited edition phone will actually be coming to Verizon Network upon its launch. This smartphone basically have the same specs that the Droid 2 has and will work exactly like it except for the obvious difference in its appearance.

This Star Wars themed device features R2-D2 graphics that is placed in a simple and yet stylish white housing. This limited edition phone is also expected to ship with a lot of Star Wars content such as special Star Wars sounds, wallpaper, video, artworks as well as some movie stills. The Droid 2 will also feature a 1 GHz processor, an improved slide-out QWERTY keyboard and will sport a 3.7 inch multi-touch display.

Aside from these above mentioned specs and features, this limited edition smartphone is also expected to have the following specs:

  • Android 2.2 OS (Froyo)
  • 3G mobile hotspot technology
  • Adobe Flash Support
  • 5 megapixel camera
  • 8 GB of internal storage
  • 8 GB of memory via microSD which can be expanded up to 32GB

The pricing of the Motorola Droid 2 R2-D2 smartphone has not been announced yet but previous claims said that it might go for $199 with a contract and $599 if standalone. Moreover, according to some rumors only around 50,000 units of this smartphone will be produced. So if you are a Star Wars movie fanatic or simply a smartphone user who is looking for one great device in a very stylish design, then the limited edition Motorola Droid 2 R2-D2 smartphone seems to be a pretty good choice that you might want to consider.

Verizon network is expected to begin accepting pre-orders anytime now. And apparently, the Motorola Droid 2 R2-D2 will be officially available by September 30 for online sales only.


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