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Pics of Motorola Droid 2 Smartphone Appear Online

Engadget has managed to grab a couple of pictures of the soon-to-come Motorola Droid 2 handset which will be available in the US on Verizon Wireless, possibly as from next month.

The device looks similar to the previous flagship Motorola handset, the Milestone, and has four rows of keys plus four touch sensitive keys on its screen.

Previous pictures coming out of Engadget (opens in new tab) showed that the device would come with a 1GHz TI OMAP3630 processor (no Qualcomm Snapdragon here), 512MB RAM, a 3.7-inch touchscreen, a 5-megapixel camera with flash and possibly Android 2.1.

Engadget (opens in new tab) also revealed that a Blackberry Storm 3 and a Curve 3 may well be in the offing with both very likely to be variants of existing products rather than completely new products.

The news outlet's source has also confirmed that a 10.1-inch tablet will be available on Verizon Wireless soon, possibly based on Android although it may well be another Blackberry product.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.