Motorola Droid was unveiled
officially in October of 2009 and Motorola has recently
stated that the device is still selling
well (partly due to Verizon's vigorous two-for-one promotion).
This week, photos of what is reportedly the Motorola
Droid 2 have surfaced. The Droid 2 looks almost the same as
the original handset with a notable exception being that the D-pad
from the original is missing from the keyboard of the Droid 2. The
only other visual difference is a slight change to the design of the
battery cover reports Droid-Life.The
big changes are all on the inside. The Droid 2 is pegged to run
Android 2.1 and sports a 3.7-inch screen; the processor is a 750MHz
OMAP unit, and the new Droid will support Wi-Fi tethering. Internal
storage is 8GB and the handset will ship with an 8GB SD card
installed. The smartphone will also sport a new version of
Motoblur.Interestingly, the Droid 2 has no forward facing
camera for video conferencing like the iPhone 4 and other devices on
the market. Motorola has stated previously that it will be offering
several handsets supporting video conferencing this year and
apparently, the Droid 2 isn’t one of them. The device also lacks
is also reporting that a training session on the Droid 2 will be held
for Verizon employees on June 22 so the device may be coming sooner
quote: Not everyone has a high end phone that'll have such a feature.
quote: It will probably come out at a really good price too. Maybe around $100 with a contract?