The Droid 2, which launched on Verizon Wireless Aug. 12 for $199 after a $100 mail-in rebate, sports the much faster Android 2.2 and two new tools that augment the user experience. These include Google Voice Actions for Android and Google Chrome to Phone. Among the other Droid 2 improvements are:
- A battery that's among the best available in the Droid line
- A 1GHz chip to support fast Webkit browsing
- Microsoft Exchange support with remote wipe, providing some enterprise management capability for IT administrators
- 3G Mobile Hotspot capability to let business users connect up to five WiFi-enabled devices for $20 extra per month.
For the complete eWeek product review, read Motorola Droid 2 Is a Refined Addition to the Family.