Motorola Droid 2 Smartphone | Wired.com Product Reviews

If anything, the makeover from Droid to Droid 2 is more of a brow wax than a face lift, which judging by the success of the original version, and the ghastly results of many cosmetic surgery fiascoes, is probably a good thing.No one ever said that the first Droid was a looker, and the second version of the phone isn’t doing much to change that. With its thick gray body 2.4 x 4.5 x 0.5 inches, and surprising heft 5.96 ounces, the device is neither pocket-friendly nor swoon-inducing.The utilitarian feel is reinforced by the lack of stylistic flourishes other than the designated navigational buttons, which are flush with the surface of the 3.7-inch, 480 x 854–pixel touchscreen. The phone’s rear is made of an infinitely touchable skinlike material, which will almost certainly decrease the likelihood of dropping it into the business end of a toilet bowl after a couple of glasses of pinot.

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