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|Packing in impressive hardware, including a 1.2 GHz CPU and a dedicated graphics processor, the Droid 2 Global from Motorola does not horse around with performance. With the Motorola smartphone’s quad-band capabilities, you can make or receive calls in over 200 countries. This Motorola Android phone is capable of acting as a 3G Mobile hotspot, with which you can access the Internet on up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices. Executive-ready, the Droid 2 Global lets you conveniently view/edit attachments. The calendar function of this Motorola smartphone ensures you never miss an appointment or a meeting. The global account lookup feature of this Motorola Android phone gives you direct access to every work contact from your business email account.|
|Family Line||Motorola Droid|
|Storage Capacity||8 GB|
|Network Technology||CDMA2000 1X / EVDO, EDGE, GPRS, GSM / CDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA|
|Band||CDMA 800/1900 GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) WCDMA (UMTS) 850/1900/2100|
|Battery Capacity||1420 mAh|
|Display Technology||TFT LCD|
|Diagonal Screen Size||3.7 in.|
|QWERTY Physical Keyboard||Yes|
Average review score based on 76 user reviews
of customers recommend this product
The key features of the Motorola Driod 2 smartphone are:
- Up to 40 GIGs of memory
Other features include:
-A large touch screen
-3.5 MM headphone jack
-GPS navigation with full turn-by-turn directions
- 5-megapixel camera with flash
-Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot
-Talk time is 9.6 hours max and standby time is 315 hours
The cons are:
-No front-facing camera
-A little bulky
-Short battery life
Overall, this smartphone is great because it offers a physical keyboard with the smartphone. For those that need the keyboard, this device might be what you’re looking for.
I did purchase this phone at a discounted rate, but I still wish I had spent that money elsewhere. This phone is not dependable at all! The battery life is so poor, even when apps are purchased to monitor the battery usage and when GPS and Wifi are turned off. I charge this phone 2x a day and do nothing but text and internet on it. I rarely talk on it. When I do, I believe the mic is either broken or very poor. Everyone I talk to says I sound "muffled". Along with those issues, the screen locks up or goes crazy. I have had it type out random letters in a text message without even touching it. The only good parts are the navigation settings and keyboard for when the screen goes crazy. When making calls, it is very unpredictable. about 50% of the time, it will be calling, and the line is completely dead air. After multiple attempts, I have to turn off the phone and then it will work. I know this isnt my network, since my last phone made calls with no delay or issues.
I do not recommend this phone to anyone. There are so many on the market that are more worth the money spent, so research wisely.
Where do I start?
My Verizon account has THREE Droid 2 Globals on three of my five lines and were purchased June 2011.
So, we've had them for four months now.
Mine has already been replaced by a refurbished one (within the first two months) because:
- After 1 month, it was freezing
- The touch keyboard was possessed, typing randomly and preventing me from having control of the phone
- I select to text my husband and my daughter comes up. Stuff like that.
- Randomly shuts down, won't ring or deliver texts. Again, randomly.
Not to mention battery life is mediocre at best. Even with an initial full charge.
Maybe it's just the one phone, right? NOPE.
My daughter's and son's Global 2 both suffer from the same symptoms mine had, drawing the conclusion that a replacement only:
- solved NOTHING. The refurbished Global currently has the same issues. (That makes now...FOUR Global 2s)
- the HASSLE of replacement wasn't worth it. (you have 5 days to get your NEW phone back in the mail to Verizon), then, you have to re-personalize the USED one to your likings
So, after several calls and one Verizon rep saying "Maybe I use my phone too much" (???)...I got a competent rep on the phone who told me to SETTINGS-->Applications--> Manage Applications--> All tab, sort by size. Then, delete cache on the top 10 applications with use.
DID THAT. All phones.
All better now? NO.
My son's phone has a pattern lock on it. With him holding his phone on the edges only, he shows me that his phone will attempt to guess his password until he gets locked out! Then, you have to sign into your gmail...blah blah blah...
IF YOU BUY THIS PHONE, EXPECT TO HAVE TO PULL THE BATTERY OUT IN ORDER TO OBTAIN CONTROL OVER IT WHEN IT'S ON.
Those are the cons. Not even an exhaustive list.
- It looks good
- Sliding Keyboard
But what does that matter?
NOT EVEN ONE YEAR LATER, 9 MONTHS TO BE EXACT, AND THIS PHONE IS FAILING MISERABLY! I'M HAVING TO CONSTANTLY RESET IT BY TURNING IT OFF--THEN ON AGAIN. THE POWER BUTTON DOESN'T RESPOND ON THE FIRST, SECOND, OR THIRD PRESS. IT TELLS ME MY SD CARD IS NOT MOUNTED, BUT, I DIDN'T TOUCH IT!
MY DAUGHTER'S PHONE WAS REPLACED BY SOMETHING OTHER THAN A DROID IN DECEMBER SO SHE ULTIMATELY ONLY HAD HER BRAND NEW DROID FROM JUNE TO DECEMBER (6 MONTHS) BEFORE WE MADE THE DECISION IT WAS NOT RELIABLE.
I WISH I COULD GIVE IT ZERO STARS.
MY DROID 2 GLOBAL HAS NOW CRASHED COMPLETELY. I went to turn the screen light off to preserve my battery. It restarted by itself, and now, only a black background with white letters that state BOOT. READY TO PROGRAM.
I called Verizon who told me to press X plus ON at the same time. The little droid guy showed up and that's it. We could not do anything from there. They are sending another as a replacement...
Pro's - operating system works great, screen is nice and easy to use
Con's - Battery is not good at all, touch screen can be very picky on when it wants to work (the first year it worked seamless), I have had this phone for almost 2 years and starting to have some major issues. I don't want to have to replace it but I might have to. I have to shut it off and on to get my 3G to come on sometime so that I can make calls.
This phone not selling in my country, and phone with similar capabilities cost much more than droid 2.
Good: Fast CPU, good screen quality, QWERTY-keyboard, Android 2.2. Low price.
Bad: Not a very good camera sensor, but i don't often use this feature.
If you want cheap android phone with QWERTY-keyboard and fast CPU a Motorola Droid 2 it's best choice!