Motorola DROID R2-D2 For Verizon Full Specifications & Price Details

Motorola DROID R2-D2 is the highly anticipated edition of Star Wars version. The DROID 2 R2-D2 pre-installed with R2-D2 notification sounds and ringtones, 4 special live wallpapers, R2-D2 clock widget, “The best of R2-D2” video with the original Cantina music and an exclusive binoculars application and the box has been made to look like Carbonite.

The Motorola DROID 2 has quiet similar specs as the first version of Motorola Droid. The main difference with the DROID 2 is that the keyboard will be different, and it will run Android 2.2.

Motorola DROID D2 features 3.7 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, full qwerty keypad, 5 MP camera  with Dual-LED, Digital zoom, Android 2.2 OS(Froyo), OMAP3600 series 1GHz Chip with 512 MB RAM, 8GB of on-board memory, 8GB Pre-installed Micro SD card Support for MicroSD cards up to 32GB expansion, 3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA and etc.

Motorola Droid R2-D2

Full Technical Specifications of Motorola Droid R2 D2

CDMA1X 800/1900
EVDOrev. A
L x B x H, Vol60.5 x 116.3 x 13.7
Weight169 grams
TypeTFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Size3.7 inch (FWVGA)
Colours & Resolution16 Million colours  & (480 x 854) pixels
Input/ User Interface
InputMulti-touch input method
Full QWERTY keyboard
Pinch to zoom
Swype Text
Proximity, ambient light Sensor
System Properties
Operating SystemAndroid OS 2.2
ProcessorOMAP3600 series 1GHz Chip with Dedicated GPU, 512 MB RAM
6085 Coprocessor
Storage Capacity
Memory8GB of on-board memory, 8GB Pre-installed Micro SD card

Support for MicroSD cards up to 32GB expansion

Browser & MessagingAndroid HTML WebKit with Adobe Flash Enabled

Mobile browsing with a new processor and Verizon’s 3G network

MMS,  SMS, Email (Corporate Sync, POP3, IMAP, Push Email), Instant Messaging, Microsoft Exchange

Still5 Megapixels(2560×1920 pixels) with Dual-LED, Digital zoom
Video RecordingDVD quality 720×480 resolution @ 30 fps
Bluetooth & USBv2.1 with A2DP Stereo & v2.0 micro USB
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS
3GHSUPA 2.0 Mbps
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
Music, Image & Video
Music FormatMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, MIDI, EVRC, AMR, , WMA, QCLP
Video FormatMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Image formatBMP, PNG, GIF, JPEG
TypeLi-Ion 1400 mAh Standard battery
Standby TimeUp to 315 hours(13 days)
Talk TimeUp to 9.58 hours
Other FeaturesGoogle Maps, Google Maps Navigation, Google Talk
Facebook, Twitter& MySpace synced and streamed to one screen.
Vz(Verizon) navigator, VCast music
Colors AvailabilityBlack

Motorola Droid R2-D2

The handset itself has been designed to resemble R2-D2 and the box has been made to look like Carbonite (the material that Hans Solo was frozen in). Along with the phone, the purchaser will get a Star Wars media dock and a wired stereo headset.

Exclusive to Verizon customers, the app will allow the user to browse and view content related to Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. A separate Star Wars Mobile App with similar Star Wars content will be available for all Android 2.1 users.

Price & Availability

The DROID R2-D2 by Motorola will be available on online at and in selected Verizon Wireless Communication stores for $249 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Premium Star Wars content can be accessed for a one-time charge of $2.99.

Customers will need to subscribe to a Nationwide Talk plan or a Nationwide Talk & Text plan (beginning at $39.99 monthly access) and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan (beginning at $29.99 for unlimited monthly access).

Update: Droid R2-D2 now available at Verizon Wireless Stores for $99.99 with a 2-year contract.

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