Engadget has just posted another leaked document indicating the launch of Verizon's second Droid Phone by HTC called the Droid Eris. The document shows it will be released on November 6th, the same day as the Motorola Droid but with a much cheaper price of $99.
Like it or not, we've got it on pretty reasonable authority that HTC's first "DROID" phone is nothing more than a rebadged, shape-shifted Hero (something we've been hearing for a while now), and that it'll be launching on Verizon on November 6th, the same day as Motorola's DROID. That means Android 1.5 "Cupcake," Sense UI, 3.2-inch screen, 528MHz processor and so forth. The Eris will retail for $199 but with a $100 mail-in rebate. It'll pack in an 8GB microSD card and the hopes and dreams of a generation of cheapskates that will be hopin' and prayin' that HTC manages to push Android 2.0 onto this thing so they don't look too
bad in front of their DROID-toting buddies on Verizon.