AAPL Stock: 118.17 ( + 0.36 )

Printed from

Moto Droid 2 may ship with Android 2.2 on August 23

updated 12:05 pm EDT, Mon June 28, 2010

Droid 2 to ship with Android 2.2 on August 23

A new unofficial report from AndroidandMe has the Droid 2 launching at Verizon on August 23 instead of the previously believed July 19. This delay of sorts would be to have the first handset to ship with Android 2.2 preloaded, as the hardware looks to the finalized thanks to a hands-on review. The early phones were running on Android 2.1, but Motorola is believed to be working on getting Android 2.2 finalized.

Android 2.2 is otherwise expected to become available for the current Droid in late July, with the just-announced Droid X getting it in August. The Droid X and Droid 2 appear to have very similar hardware specs with a 1GHz processor and other related internal parts, although the Droid 2 will have a smaller 3.7-inch screen and a five-megapixel camera.

The Droid 2 could cost $200 with an accompanying two-year contract.

by MacNN Staff



  1. wrenchy

    Joined: Dec 1969



    "An iPhone wish list looks more like an Android feature list."
    I love a good laugh first thing in the morning.

    Apple should enjoy the lead the iPhone has... While it lasts.

    Little green robots are coming!

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented