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Verizon Exclusive R2-D2 Branded Droid
Posted by Dustin on July 22, 2010 at 08:51 PM CST:

Word on the street is that Verizon will be releasing it's second version of it's popular "Droid" handset model very soon. There's even rumor of an exclusive Star Wars R2-D2 branded model. Everyone's favorite astromech would be stamped on the back.

From Engaget.com: "... What's even more interesting, though, is that there'll be a Star Wars edition of the phone launching with a white R2-D2 on the back. For the record, this isn't the first time Verizon has toyed with the Droid line's Star Wars origins; Motorola actually had to license the name from Lucasfilm, and to promote the original phone, Big Red sent around remote-control Artoos last year to various media outlets. What we don't know is whether the special edition will be launching at the same time as the stock version ..."

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