Luke Skywalker Picks Up Droid R2-D2 At Verizon

Posted: Oct 1 2010, 7:16am CDT | by , Updated: Oct 1 2010, 7:21am CDT, in News | Android

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The limited edition Droid R2-D2 Phone went on sale.

Verizon launched the limited edition R2-D2 Droid phone yesterday. Luke Skywalker has been spotted at a Verizon store doling out $249 after a $100 rebate and signing a 2-year contract for it. You must be a real Star Wars fan or of course Luke Skywalker to by essentially a Droid 2 that can be had for $49.99 on Amazon with new contract.

The R2-D2 phone features a package that look like carbonite, and the phone comes with a Star Wars media dock and stereo headset. The backside of the Star Wars phone features a R2-D2 inspired texture. The R2-D2 Edition includes R2 notification sounds and ringtones, four live wallpapers, an R2-D2 clock widget and "The Best of R2-D2" video with "original Cantina music". It also comes with an exclusive binoculars app.

In the story gallery you find several photos from the R2-D2 launch in Verizon stores. R2-D2 was also in attendance.

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