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DROID 2 Global Outted on Motorola Website, 1.2GHz Confirmed

The Droid 2 Global which we leaked the first pictures of just popped up onto Motorola’s website.  Two of our readers caught it and sent over the link plus some pictures before Moto pulled it.  As we confirmed to you with our exclusive shots, this bad boy runs at 1.2Ghz and should take over for the Droid 2 once it launches.

Can I say again, we told you it would be the Droid 2 Global and not the “world edition” or the Droid Pro?

Ignore the fact that the screen size on this spec sheet says 3.1″.  Motorola is obviously just fine-tuning the page before it gets released.  All of the other specs match up to what we have like the slider keyboard and 1.2GHz processor.  Oh, and the picture down below we grabbed also shows it.

And an actual shot of it…

Cheers Tra and Cesar!

  • Srhine09

    Will this phone be available for ATT customers

  • Spoke to a VZW rep today and they mentioned that this would be a 1.3ghz proc…..Who knows…..

  • The link for Droid Pro in this message is broken. You shouldn't use commas in your URL's.

  • El El Kool J

    This is a WORLD phone.. so when devs crack this.. watch out for FREE data/voice when your abroad (not stateside) I know VZ will be hating that.. lol.. SIM cards can be programmed you know..

  • Imronburgundy83

    What's with all of the “I told you so's that Droid Life keeps putting in all of their stories. Great, you're cool for sharing it first. You're really taking away from the actual story when you keep doing that.

  • Patwww

    We have so many choices for phones these days!

    Still lovin my Incredible

  • Chris G

    I'm really torn on things. Still with an unrooted (did it once and undid in the 2.1 days, now who knows) D1.

    At the rate new phones are coming I'm seriously wondering if waiting for a Android 3 would be better than any of these that are going to come out for the fall/winter still on 2.2.

    To me the global thing is huge but only if i can unlock the sim slot to use a local prepaid sim card instead of roaming on VZ internationally, which at the cost of is useless. So the locked bootloader of the D2 is an issue.

    Screen size is an issue but not huge to me, but then the MLB app was just updated to give live video of the playoffs on only the DInc and 2 other phones. That is also another issue for me.

    I think I'm still in a wait and see, but so far of the globals, i like the d2.

  • Matt

    You guys ripped off PhoneScoop, which broke this story, and you know it. You have no honor.

    • you have to realize that a lot of websites post the same stuff every day without even knowing they did it. not defending or arguing any point, just adding in something you should take into account.

    • JFKempf

      Matt, I think the point of this post is not so much 'you read it here first', as it is 'this information was posted ACURATELY a while back'

  • thelolotov

    Aww screw you Moto, ;-;

  • blkrabb1t

    Does the phone have 720p video recording? I'd switch to this from my incredible if that's the case. A keyboard and swype are other reasons, too.

  • awesome andrew

    lol its not the size of the screen you guys… its the amount of pixels lol the “DROID' with its 3.7' screen has more pixels about 56? more than some phones with a 4.3' display lol (EVOS)

  • Ray

    Another mistake on the spec sheet is that it says the color is sappire and all the pictures we have seen are of a white droid 2 global.

    • Killer4247

      There are going to be the normal navy blue color and white color although I would want the white one because on the shots it looks like the color of the battery cover is a bit darker than the rest of it so either motorola isn't making them colored right or they got dirty really quick.

  • Ray

    this is defienetly going to be my next droid phone. reason #1. i can root and tether to my laptop while traveling internationally and only have to pay the $65 int data plan price versus some expensive foreign sim card price.

  • Very nice. If the bootloader weren't still locked, I would want this phone. {{-_-}}

  • DarthRogue

    1.2 or 1.0, I don't care. The only number I care about is 4.3… Anyone arguing with me?

    • jxcgunrunna

      Yea, I like my 3.7 to 4 inch size. It is easier for small hands.

      • El El Kool J

        You must be like that guy in the BK commercials.. (small hands) lol…

        • jxcgunrunna

          Haha yea thats me. It is just a bit hard to hold with one hand and pull the notification bar down.

          • Kegan

            I know how you feel. It’s a bit harder to use one-handed as well but I got used to it. Forced to use it that way.

    • Killer4247

      To every person their own
      Mine, Droid X FTW

  • Crackedvenom

    if this battery had awesome life maybe we can use it for the og droid since the droid 2 extended battery fits.

  • How the heck did you get a screen shot that big lol. Either way good job on getting the compare picture. They took the pages down before I could get it.

  • Mth2134

    I apologize for me maybe not connecting the dots but… the Droid OG uses the same size battery as Droid 2 which looks like the same size as this Droid 2 Global.I know physical size doesn't mean a lot in terms of technology size but how are they boosting from OG froyo battery life to pro @1ghz now Droid 2 Global at 1.2ghz. Non rooted battery drain would logically increase now. Basically how are wegoing to get better battery life if the specs show almost double processing speeds but no detail on better battery specs.

    • The350zWolf

      One explanation is that the processor in the OG droid is meant to run at 600 MHz, the artwork that they use for that OMAP chip makes it dissipate more heat if you OC it. The solution in the developed kernels-e.g. ChevyNo1- is that the operating voltage is reduced, hence less current and less ohmic heat loses. The chips on the D2 and D2G have smaller technology, so they use less energy. The batteries are essentially the same. The technology is better on the D2 and D2G

  • Shaun

    So we now have the Droid 2, Droid Pro, and Droid 2 Global… In addition to the still relatively new Droid X, and the Droid Incredible – which while old, is currently being given a renaissance due to a new ad campaign.

    5 devices… Relatively little differentiation between them. I mean, they all have some little thing to them, but in the end the Pro/2/Global/X are all the same innards in various repackaged formats.

    I love options, but I feel like if this pace keeps up it's going to be overwhelming to the consumer and might dilute the brand. Seems like a hard decision for your average dumbphone user to make. I guess that's why Verizon has sales reps, though…

    • Michael_NM

      All the differentiation I need is 4.3 inches. 🙂

      While I'm not the smartest phone user, I do know that the average Verizon sales rep is NO help!

      • DarthRogue

        I agree… I'm not getting anything else, and i'm distracted while I type this as I'm looking at the bug going across my screen, and not what i'm typing…
        Just remember, once you go X, you ain't ever goin' back! 😀

      • El El Kool J

        That’s NOT what she said.. 😛

    • Kamokazi

      Actually I think it's quite the opposite…it's perfect this way. It allows you to choose form factor without having to sacrifice specs. I love it. You can have big screen, small screen, candybar keyboard or slider keyboard. Pick them up, handle them all, and take your pick. No need to worry about the specs.

      • Kegan

        I still have my original DROID going on a year next month. All I can say is: I like the DROID 2 Global (and not the Pro for having now job) but, why the heck did you move my damn back button? Seriously. Makes it hard for a person who holds it right handed to click. It just hurts too damn much to move my thumb into a near 90 degree angle.

  • 1.2ghz sounds super sweet if the battery is legit, or if you get an extended one!

  • Dinofan01

    this better not be the same price…or why put out D2!!!

  • RealGame22

    So…this will be a slider phone?

    • Thornfullessrose

      Nope. Landscape slide not portrait. Remember, its the droid 2

  • this isnt the “The Droid 2 Global which we leaked the first pictures of” as droid-life says, the display size says 3.1 inches which would make it the new droid pro. The white droid 2 is still a mystery.

    • kellex

      See that picture above? It is the device we leaked. The Droid Pro already has its own page.

      • Mrpicolas

        Lol no rest for the weary

      • DarthRogue

        You are defending this because you are a kind android blogger who likes to make sure that everyone has the right info… THAT'S why! 😀

    • In the over 6 months that I have followed this website, they are very seldom (actually never that I can remember) wrong.

      Good find though, wouldn't have noticed it if you hadn't said anything!

  • Djspikezz

    NIce! Hey Kellex, Im shocked you haven't posted the videos that are out there in the wild. They have the phone in action. Found several videos on Youtube. You even get a pretty clear view of the battery and how the cover of the phone comes off!

    • kellex

      Show me. 🙂

      • Djspikezz

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAguDsRUIgU theres one.

        theres a few more.. not sure if these ones had the battery pic.. wife needs me.

        • Djspikezz

          EDIT: This IS DROID PRO, sorry i was reading my above comment not to confuse! I would hate for people to doubt my knowledge lolz. But I haven’t seen any videos on Droid Pro and thought Kellex might appreciate the heads up.

          My wife was pushing me to get off the computer so the previous post was in a rush 😛

        • Michael_NM

          That's the Droid Pro, not the Droid 2 Global.

          • RealGame22

            Lmfao!!! Literally….

        • Only 8gb SD card???? WTF? Keepin my 16 from my Droid 1 thankyouverymuch!

  • Kaufkin

    almost, tempting, but no.

  • Chris


    • Chris

      Lol fail

    • Thornfullessrose


  • First!

    • Thornfullessrose

      Congrats! The money in your wallet will now multiply by two!