Motorola today announced the second-generation Android-powered DROID X2 smartphone will be available from Verizon Wireless on May 19th. The DROID X2 has a dual-core 1GHz processor, 4.3-inch scratch-resistant and anti-reflective qHD display and 8-megapixel camera with continuous autofocus.
DROID X2 by Motorola is the first smartphone at Verizon Wireless to sport a dual-core 1GHz processor, delivering up to twice the power as its predecessor DROID X. DROID X2 provides lightning fast speeds for better gaming experiences, web browsing, page rendering, and Adobe Flash video performance.
Verizon Wireless' first smartphone with a qHD (quarter high-definition) display, DROID X2 by Motorola has 26 percent more pixels than DROID X to provide sharper definition while viewing the richest Web content with Adobe Flash 10. The large 4.3-inch screen uses scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass and an anti-reflective qHD display to give users a sharp, clear view and a wide virtual keypad without compromise.
The DROID X2's 8-megapxiel camera with continuous autofocus delivers 44 percent faster shot-to-shot performance than Droid X, and HD video recording, ensures you always capture the moment. Share your pictures, videos, web browsing and games on a larger HD screen with the DROID X2, the first device at Verizon Wireless with full Mirror Mode using HDMI out. The new Gallery app allows users to view, tag, post photos and comments on sites like Flickr and Facebook, all from one place.
- Powered by Android 2.2, to be updated to Android 2.3
- Mirror Mode allows you to view and share your photos, videos and downloaded movies on a larger TV via HDMI output
- Enterprise-ready with security and IT-grade policies, allowing you to use your DROID X2 for work and play
- Support for Google Mobile Services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Search, and Google Maps, as well as access to more than 200,000 apps available to download from Android Market
- Mobile Hotspot capability, allowing you to share your 3G connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices
- Virtual QWERTY keyboard featuring SWYPE technology for quick and easy typing of messages and emails
Pricing and Availability
The DROID X2 will be available online on May 19th and in Verizon Wireless Communication Stores on May 26th for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.
DROID X2 customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and a smartphone data package. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 for monthly access and an unlimited smartphone data plan is $29.99 for monthly access.
|Talk and Standby Time
|Usage Time/Talk Time: 480 minutes
Standby Time: 220 hours
|65.50 (x) wide x 127.50 (y) long x 9.90 (z) thin
|Android 2.2, to be upgraded to Android 2.3
|Dual-core 1GHz processor
|3.5mm, USB 2.0 HS, HDMI, DNLA, OTA, PC Sync
|4.3″ qHD (Quarter High Definition) (960 x 540)
|MMS, SMS, Email (Corporate Sync, Google Mail, Push Email, Yahoo! Mail), IM (Google Talk) WebKit with Flash
|FM Radio Receive, AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA v10
|Capture/Playback, HD video, Video-C/P 30fps, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV v10
|8 MP AF, Digital Zoom with Dual LED Flash
|8GB on-board memory, 8GB pre-installed memory card; expandable to 40 GB total
|512MB RAM x 8GB eMMC, 8GB microSD card included
|Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Proximity
|Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn and Gmail messages and contacts aggregation as well as syncs and merges your Exchange work contacts, email and calendar
|aGPS, Standalone GPS, eCompass