Thursday, August 19, 2010
R2-D2 smart phone is coming
A limited-edition R2-D2 model Droid phone is coming next month from Motorola. Available Sept. 30, the new smart phone will be loaded with Star Wars related goodies and be limited to 50,000 pieces. The website for the phone is now live, and you can get updates on the product at the Droid Twitter feed.
From the press release:
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the original trilogy's beloved middle chapter by bringing home one of its most iconic characters. Announcing the limited edition Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Back™ DROID R2-D2 from Verizon.
With all the features of the new Droid 2, including a Mobile Hotspot, intuitive QWERTY keyboard and Android 2.2, plus exclusive Star Wars content and applications.
This collector's edition, limited-run device will be as rare a find as R2 himself. Watch for further email updates to get pricing and availability info, and to be sure you are among the few who this R2-D2 will faithfully serve.