Verizon has finally spilled the official beans on the HTC Droid Incredible 2’s official release date and pricing and luckily it’s exactly what we thought it was going to be: a side-by-side launch with the upcoming Samsung Droid Charge with a price tag of $200.
That’s right, the successor to the original Droid Incredible will finally make it to shelves on April 28th, the same day that Verizon is launching their second 4G LTE device in the Droid Charge.
By now, the Droid Incredible 2 shouldn’t be a surprise. We’ve known the specifications for awhile, we’ve seen photos and video and we had the pricing nailed down since the end of March.
In case you missed the specifications, it’s going to have a 4-inch Super LCD display, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, an 8MP rear camera, a 1.3MP front facing camera for video chat, mobile hotspot support, and it will be a world phone.
Sadly, Verizon didn’t include any 4G LTE love with the Droid Incredible 2 which kind of already puts it at a disadvantage. However, if you loved the original Droid Incredible and you were just looking for some hardware upgrades in the successor, this is the perfect device for you.
The Next Generation Of Incredible: DROID Incredible 2 By HTC Delivers Style And Performance To Verizon Wireless
DROID Incredible 2 by HTC Available Beginning April 28
BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Verizon Wireless and HTC today announced that DROID Incredible 2 by HTC, exclusively from Verizon Wireless, will be available beginning April 28 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.
DROID Incredible 2 by HTC follows in the footsteps of the popular DROID Incredible by HTC and features the Android™ 2.2 platform, a crisp 4-inch super LCD display, next-generation 1 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon® processor and 3G Mobile Hotspot that can connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices. Equipped with the hallmark HTC Sense™ experience, DROID Incredible 2 by HTC offers advanced personalization options, consolidated email capability and unique camera effects and filters. With its sleek, all-black design, DROID Incredible 2 by HTC combines functionality and speed into one stylish package. DROID Incredible 2 by HTC is a global-ready Android smartphone, allowing customers to enjoy wireless voice and data service in more than 200 countries, with more than 125 with 3G speeds.
Additional features include:
8.0-megapixel main camera with dual LED flash
1.3-megapixel front facing camera
720p HD video capture plus DLNA® to share multimedia content with a compatible TV
Adobe® Flash® Player
SRS WOWHD™ surround sound
Automatic face detection for more accurate pictures
Integrated noise-cancellation technology
Verizon Wireless customers that purchase DROID Incredible 2 by HTC will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and a smartphone data package. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 for monthly access and an unlimited smartphone data plan is $29.99 for monthly access. Verizon Wireless customers traveling outside of the United States should contact Verizon Wireless’ global customer support team at 1-800-922-0204 before embarking on their trip to ensure their phones have the right features for global usage.
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