Sequel better than the Original?


Happy Wednesday to all, or also known as happy hump day.
Well everyone who has followed my blog has read that I did a review on the
Blackberry Torch and that I was not a fan of. But now there is a new phone
entering the arena and it again is more competition for the famed Blackberry
and RIM.

The phone that I am going to be talking about is the already
famous Droid cell phone, as with any movie that does so well in theaters there
has to be a sequel. And that is what is going to be happening with the Droid. The
Droid 2 will be available for pre-sale tomorrow on it's website. But on
Thursday they will launch the phone in stores. The phone itself sells for $200
dollars after rebate and a 2-year contract for voice and data.

 It comes equipped with the new OS called the Android 2.2 but
it known as Froyo, it almost seems like it could be a character in the Lord of
the Rings books. It does come with the Adobe Flash Player 10.1 something that
Apple doesn't have on their phones. Froyo is seen as an important OS for the
corporate users of the phone because it supports both Exchange and Gmail. The
Droid X, which was launched last month, will be getting the OS upgrade in early
September. The original Droid and HTC Evo 4G got the upgrade last week.

 The features on the phone the Droid 2 are as follows. It
comes with a 3.7-inch multi-touch screen and a slide out QWERTY keyboard with
bigger buttons for the users who have thick fingers and can't type on the tiny
keys on the previous version. The size of the phone is the exact same as the
original Droid, no difference. No official specs of the phone have been posted
but what is fairly certain is that the phone will have a 1 GHz processor, which
is almost double from the original phone, which has a 550 MHz. The camera on
the phone is a 5 mega-pixel camera the exact same as the original. The original
gives you more memory then the sequel. The original has a 16GB memory installed
and you can install up to 32 GB of additional memory, which is the maximum you
can add on any phone and that gives you 48 GB of memory on the phone. Now the
Droid 2 has 8 GB of memory installed on the phone and you can add up to the
maximum of 32 GB of memory giving you 40 GB of memory. So the sequel gives you
8GB of less memory than the original.

 A Droid 2 user can also pay an extra 20 dollars a month and
make the Droid 2 a 3G hotspot meaning you can connect up to 5 Wi-Fi devices. Which
means the phone can act as router to connect your laptop, phone or any device
that has built in Wi-Fi.

 For the Star Wars fans out there, Verizon will be offering a
special phone for you. A R2-D2 Droid 2 phone, the phone will come with
exclusive Star Wars content and also include extra accessories to make the
phone look like the Droid in the movie. The phone will be sold only online
starting in September. So I am pretty sure that many Star Wars fans will be
flooding the Internet to get this phone in their hands. 

Leave a comment