Many Verizon users have been waiting for the two new Droid smartphones to be launched, and now their wait is over. Over the past weeks we have heard a lot about these two handsets, but now things are getting official. The official announcement has been made and Verizon has confirmed when the smartphone will be out and what it will cost.
Motorola is making these Droid handsets exclusively for Verizon so you won’t find them anywhere else in the United States. The Droid Maxx 2 features a 5.5 inch full HD display, a 1.7GHz octacore Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and comes with 16GB of internal storage with support for microSD cards. There’s also a 21 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5 megapixel camera in front. The handset has a 3,630mAh battery and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, with an upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow promised.
There is also TurboPower fast charging technology which promises to deliver 8 hours of use on a 15 minute charge. The Droid Maxx 2 doesn’t have support for Moto Maker, but customers can choose from 5 interchangeable rear shells which are sold separately.
The Droid Maxx 2 will be available from Verizon online and through its retail stores sarting October 29th for $16 per month for 24 months.