The Motorola R2-D2 Droid 2 was released just yesterday, but it looks like all of those Star Wars fans that weren't able to get their hands on it aren't being left completely in the dark. There's been talks about a special Empire Strikes Back applications package that would be released some time after the launch of the device. If sources are correct, then it looks like the app pack could be available exclusively for Verizon customers beginning next week.
If you have been waiting for the official release of the R2-D2 Droid 2, the wait is now over with Verizon’s site going live and the phone now available. As expected it’s displaying it’s $249 after $100 (this time online discount) with a full retail price of $699.
We have heard about it, we have seen it, even dummy units shipping to stores. Well now we finally know when it will be available from Verizon. The Droid R2-D2, Star Wars themed DROID 2 will be coming to Verizon online and select stores September 30th.
The R2-D2 Droid 2 has been hitting Verizon Wireless Stores recently. Although they are just dummy units and not actually working, it is clear the release is getting very, very close to actually happening.
The official boot animation for the Empire Strikes Back Edition of the Droid has been released to the internet coming with it a bit of geek charm in the means of R2-D2 greeting you as you boot your device.
As soon as news broke that an R2-D2 inspired Motorola Droid 2 would be gracing the real world, Star Wars fans all over the place got a little bit more excited for one of their little robots. Now that the Droid 2 has officially launched, a lot of people remained, asking where on Earth (or perhaps, in the galaxy) their blue-and-white version was. It looks like we finally have an answer, and how fitting that it gets revealed today.