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Critics' Choice: Smartphone Review Roundup of Droid 2

Aug 25, 2010, 18:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Stop the presses: There's a new Android smartphone out!

"This is big news, because there hasn't been a new Android phone to debut since, oh, last Thursday.

"OK, so that was a wee bit sarcastic. Fact is, this has been the year of Android phones, starting with Google's Nexus One. The tide has crested in recent months, with the HTC Incredible, HTC Evo 4G, Motorola Droid X, and now, Motorola's Droid 2 ($200 on Verizon after a $100 mail-in rebate and new two year-contract). It all adds up to a horn of plenty for Android smartphone fans, making it difficult to choose between models, especially since many are offered on Verizon.

"The Droid 2 is receiving respectable, if somewhat restrained, reviews. "It's a more powerful and better looking package than the Droid that started it all, but this follow-up is not without its flaws," says LAPTOP magazine."

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