Motorola, Verizon Make Droid 2 Official

A little more of that, please? When it introduced the Motorola Droid, Verizon had an instant smash on its hands. Now the companies are hoping for a repeat performance with the Droid 2. After weeks of leaks, the official announcement hit the wire earlier today.

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Pre-ordering will start tomorrow at VerizonWireless.com. The units retail for $199.99 after $100 mail-in rebate and 2-year contract. Stores will start carrying the units August 12.

The specs include:

  • Slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • Google Android 2.2
  • 1 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM
  • 8 GB of installed Flash memory
  • 3.7 inch display
  • 5 megapixel camera
  • microSD card slot

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