Droid 2 FIRST IMPRESSIONS!

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  1. Darkseider

    Darkseider Senior Member

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    Gizmodo has brought us some goodness on the Droid 2!

    Droid 2: First Impressions
     
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    Isn't VZW advertising it as the "DROID X" ? Or is that ANOTHER version?

    Either way, though, it looks pretty sweet. Though I love my 1st Gen DROID, I kinda can't wait to see where the line of phone is going when my contract is up for renewal in 2k12....
     
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    ^ DX is the 4.3 inch version( rumored to be called touch)
    D2 is the 3.7 inch with keyboard.( classically the new version of the droid 1)

    From what I understand
     
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    JhankG Silver Member

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    Correct. They are two different phones that will both be released on Verizon in the next few months. Droid X is coming very soon and the Droid 2 shouldn't be far behind.
     
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    titans Premium Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    Personally I'd rather have the Droid X because it seems like the Droid 2 will be the exact same thing that we have except with a better keyboard (I don't mind the current one) and hardware. I'd rather have a phone that is completely new to me.
     
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    The Droid 2 booyah!
     
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    This is the only reason I'm liking the X over the Droid 2. If I never had a Droid I'm sure I would feel different. And there go that damn Froyo Home Screen Tips widget again.....lol
     
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    My first impressions:

    -Why change the 4 main buttons order? If I go with this phone it'll take me months to stop hitting the wrong buttons? Was there some problem with the old setup I'm not familiar with?

    -Same camera? I don't really use the camera on my phone as I always take lousy pictures with it (my 10MP digital camera takes GREAT pictures by comparison) so this isn't a big deal but just surprised it's no better other than seemingly a bit faster.

    -The keyboard on my Droid is the flat one and I despise it so much that I haven't used it in months now. I've just forced myself to kind of get used to the virtual keyboard even though that hasn't been a huge success. This one doesn't look all that much better. It does looks a bit bigger and maybe that's all it needed but I still totally miss the completely distinct keys on my enV2. I'm not sure if I'll bother with a Droid 2 as the main reason for it over the other options is the keyboard and unless it's dramatically improved I'll save the bulk.

    -The screen seems entirely the same. Another area I'd like to see continued forward momentum on.

    -So far this strikes me as a product that should be called Droid 1.5.
     
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    titans Premium Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    Yep. With the same hardware, but with a better camera, and a bigger screen, I think the Droid X is a better phone if you don't mind typing on the touch screen.
     
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    Yep. With the same hardware, but with a better camera, and a bigger screen, I think the Droid X is a better phone if you don't mind typing on the touch screen.[/QUOTE]
    I believe it comes with SWYPE, so if that is the case I would not mind loosing the keyboard for the bigger screen size. No upgrades for me though, need to wait until my new every 2 gets a lot closer.
     
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    Droid 2 is cool. The keyboard looks real nice. But since I am a screen size junkie. I'm getting the X. Always have love for the Droid though...
    Best smartphone I have had to date
     
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    750 ...........ill wait for the droid 3 or the device with 2 ghz processor.
     
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    Zzzzzzz... Too much like the original.
     
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    Yea unfortunately I think I will go with the DROID X. This phone is for people who never owned a DROID 1. I love my DROID 1 but ill probally end up giving it to my wife and getting the DROID X :)