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***Official Droid 2 Pre-Release Discussion Thread***

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Curt941, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. Curt941

    Curt941 Well-Known Member
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    First Thread!

    Update 7/13/10

    Boy Genius Report got a verizon catalog for summer/fall with the droid 2 in it

    http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2010/07/13/exclusive-verizon-wireless-summer-device-catalog-leaked/

    An article to check out:

    http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Verizon-Droid-2-Droid-Droid-X-Android,news-7162.html

    Here's what we know so far:




    Screen Resolution
    480 x 854 pixels TFT

    Size
    3.70 inches

    Touch Screen
    Capacitive, Multi-touch

    Camera
    Resolution
    5 megapixels Resolution

    OS
    Android 2.2
    Processor
    1000 MHz

    USB
    microUSB

    WiFi
    802.11b/802.11g/802.11n

    Bluetooth
    2.1, Stereo Bluetooth

    Headphones connector
    3.5mm

    Keyboard

    Wider than the droid, no D-pad on the side.
     

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  2. thrifty

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    I'm not impressed with it. :p
     
  3. dguy

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    Android is an operating system(like Windows, Linux, or OSX), not a phone. Droid is the name of the phone. The new one is called the Droid 2.
     
  4. Curt941

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    Well, I failed on the first one since I accidently typed Android in my excitement!
     
  5. Atleast add some Droid 2 information in your first post or else this thread isn't helpful at all.:rolleyes:
     
  6. CyHawk

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  7. Zardos

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    Stock Android 2.2? No Motoblur.

    I think the perfect phone has finally come.
     
  8. JoeProcopio

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    until the Droid 3 with 1.5ghz, lol...or 2ghz, or dual 1.5ghz.........:D
     
  9. JoshWisoff

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    its a shop.
     
  10. JoeProcopio

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    if by shop, you mean photoshop, i guess you haven't seen the youtube videos of the phone....:rolleyes:
     
  11. JoshWisoff

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    now i do :eek:
     
  12. SDSmith

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    Ok...so now what? They announced the Droid X but DID NOT announce the Droid 2. When can we get one?
     
  13. Wolfedude88

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    Good luck waiting for that, I thought this phone came with Motoblur as well.
     
  14. redpanda

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    I was pretty bummed when they didn't announce the Droid 2 this week. That means we're probably looking at August at the earliest. Hopefully the later release date means they'll bump up the specs a bit, but I'm not too optimistic.

    Come on Verizon, leak some more news to let us know this phone is still on the way.
     
  15. thescreensavers

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    ^ I dont think they will bump the specs, They already have prototypes. Only thing that they could bump in theory is the camera. It will prob be loaded with 2.2 froyo
     
  16. redpanda

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    Yeah, I just think it's weird that Droid 2 and Droid X prototype leaks were coming out at the same time, but the Droid 2 is set to come out more than a month later (rumor has it).

    And even if the delay is so they can pre-load it with Froyo, it doesn't seem like it should take THAT much longer, since Droid 1 is supposed to be updated in July.

    And now they have competition in the high-end Android slider market with the Epic 4G coming out.

    It's probably hoping too much, but this is my wish list for things to change from the prototypes (in order from "I sort of expect this" to "pie in the sky"):


    • 720p recording
    • All black (seriously, every phone with the Droid brand to date is black)
    • hdmi port or a dock with an hdmi port
    • 7-8 megapixel camera
    • LTE compatible
    • 300+ ppi screen
     
  17. ckeegan

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    I'm eligible for Annual Upgrade on 9/14, and I'm definitely considering the Droid 2. Then again, at the rate these devices are being announced, who know what will be announced in the next 45 days!

    Honestly though, I am not quite sure why Moto wouldn't have just made a Droid X with a 3.7" screen and a keyboard and called that the Droid 2.
     
  18. jradicle11

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  19. jradicle11

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    So basically the Droid X with a keyboard? I know that's what I want.
     
  20. redpanda

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    Well, I have mixed feelings about the size of the Droid X, but basically yes ;)
     
  21. jradicle11

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    I'm a screen whore. I love it's size.
     
  22. omegajb

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    It's funny, I've been a WM fanboy for years and have decided to dump the platform for Android. After reasearching for what seems like months I've settled on the Droid but I don't want to pull the trigger if the Droid 2 is coming out soon.

    I'm coming from T-Mobile and have the HD2 and I think the size is pretty close to to Droid X and while the screen looks good the phone is just too big and thin I feel like it's going to break if my kid sits on my lap when it's in my pants pocket.
     
  23. dB Zac

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    I'm waiting for the 32" droid slate. I hear it will be thin so it will still be vary pocketable
     
  24. dB Zac

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    for reals though My droid did that # on the qaud test with 2.2 so I can only imagine what that phone will do once it gets 2.2.
     
  25. jradicle11

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    32"? Where does that number come from. If it's indeed 32 inches, that's huge for any component on the phone. Unless it's the total area of the screen...
     

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