Droid 2 Finally Official
The much-talked-about Droid 2 smartphone was officially announced Tuesday by Verizon and Motorola. The device is available for online orders starting Wednesday and will arrive in stores Thursday at a retail price of $199.99 with a two-year contract.
Featuring Android 2.2 and Flash 10.1, the Droid 2 also features 3G Mobile HotSpot capability. Like the original Droid, the Droid 2 features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard in addition to a touchscreen.
Also, confirming rumors from weeks ago, Verizon will release a special "R2-D2" edition of the Droid 2, featuring exclusive "Star Wars" content, beginning in September.