DROID X2 Pictures and Specs Surface: Dual-core Processor, 1GB RAM, and qHD Screen

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    DROID X2 Pictures and Specs Surface: Dual-core Processor, 1GB RAM, and qHD Screen Included



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    The 2011 DROID line-up would include a freshly upgraded DROID X2 powered by a dual-core Tegra 2 processor,

    The phone won’t have a front facing camera, but will have that dual-core power, 1GB RAM, qHD screen and the new Blur that we’ve seen on the BIONIC. It looks like a beast, but the lack of a front camera is a little frustrating. I guess Verizon won’t be including them in any of their non-4G phones? And how could this phone have more RAM than the BIONIC?
    Other specs:

    • NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core 1GHz processor
    • 1GB RAM
    • QHD LCD Display - 540 x 960 Resolution (Same as Motorola Bionic)
    • 3G Only – No LTE/4G
    • 8MP Rear Facing Camera (No Front Cam)
    • Froyo (Android 2.2) – Could get Gingerbread (Adnroid 2.3) before launch
    • New Moto Blur (Same as Droid Bionic)
    • FM Radio
    • Locked/Encrypted BootLoader
    • Launch in Q2 of 2011
    • No Hardware Camera button
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    These manufacturers always amaze me. They will NEVER give you the "perfect" phone : )

    "Hey lets put 1GB of RAM in it!"

    "Sounds great!!)

    "Ok so what do we take out then?"

    "I'm thinking a front facing camera and LTE capabilities"

    "I'll go with that."

    It's very frustrating to say the least. I'm growing tired of the games the manufacturers/carriers play with the consumer. I mean I'm not a fan of a FFC, I have no use for it but a lot of consumers want that option so why not just throw it in. Rhetorical question : ) Very frustrating.
     
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    kill yourself moto lmao
     
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    I guess this still lockdown of devices is motorolas retraction of their statement about working with devs...

    Sent from the Blue Falcon cockpit on my Fission 2.4.3 D2G
     
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    Let's not forget about removing the physical camera button....
     
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    if the No LTE/4G was a killer, then the absence of a front facing camera nailed the coffin shut. SMH such potential
     
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    Yea, they took away the "enter" button!
     
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    Im glad they removed the camera button, on my X the button always takes bad pics, while the on-screen button works perfectly.

    This sounds like a nice update to the X.
     
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    ^Except for as stated, using it in recovery :)
     
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    I think it could do well for those that do not want to pay the 4G prices... FFC is only good if you have someone else with it. The FFC is not a big thing for me. But I am still going to wait for the Bionic.. I might get this phone....
     
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    That is exactly what I was saying. Guess you don't have to worry about rooting the DX2....they fixed that permanently
     
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    So....as stated before....I am back to waiting for the D3....you know....the rootable one.
     
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    Took the words right out of my mouth. I blame it on some mythical price point they've determined to be the sweet spot. So it boils down to not offering a fully loaded phone because they think it would be priced out of the market.

    Either that, or we are very close to the hardware being commoditized to the point you can't differentiate on specs. They're going to squeeze one, maybe two more annual upgrades out of us.

    So now we have the Playstation phone, and I'm wondering when we get a phone geared to the photography enthusiasts with better camera/video recording capabilities. Seems the one area the hardware is still a bit lacking. I think there's a good bit of untapped potential there.
     
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    No indication that LTE is going to cost more for data, nor did I really expect them to bump prices. LTE phones will probably cost a bit more, but I'm not sure the hardware itself costs much more, it's just VZW and the mfr gouging the consumer. In that regard, you're correct that 2/3 of the market doesn't have LTE and won't want to pay an extra $50 for that feature, but it probably doesn't cost the mfr anywhere near $50 more so it's pretty arbitrary.
     
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    This may not be too far fetched since early rumor shows it to be vanilla android. What better way to commemorate the Droid 1 than going back to its roots. No pun intended.

    Droid-->Ether-->This Thread
     
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