Motorola together with Verizon has finally announced the Droid 2, the successor to the popular Motorola Droid / Milestone. To ride on the success of its predecessor, the Droid 2 maintain its original form factor and features a new slider QWERTY keyboard, WiFi hotspot capability and Flash 10.1 support. All of these comes ready the Android 2.2 Froyo built-in.
According to early leaked specs, the Droid 2 has a 8GB Internal Memory with additional 8GB microSD, a 5.0MP Camera and 1GHz TI OMAP Processor with dedicated GPU.
The Droid 2 is offered at $199 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a 2 year contract. For those who wish to share their 3G connectivity as a WiFi hotspot will need to pay additional $20 a month.
According to the press release, Verizon Wireless is also offering a limited edition R2-D2 version of the Droid 2 which will Star Wars content and R2-D2 skinned body.
Pre-orders are expected to start tomorrow at the DroidDoes microsite.