Drivers start your engines…Motorola Daytona on the way

| January 26, 2011 | Reply

Motorola is looking to speed up the already über popular DroidX with its next revision to phone with  the Motorola Daytona! Earlier this week tips were dropped as to a new DroidX, Droid3, and Even a new Incredible to launch on the Big Red supposedly this summer. By the sound of this thing it will be the 3G phone to beat as 4G LTE is reportedly not on the horizon for it. Packing a very powerful punch with NVIDIAs Tegra 2 dual-core processor both coming in at the 1GHz mark!! May is the reported release time frame as well if all goes to plan.

Today HotHardware is confirming all of the known info and even states it’s in the hands of testers at Verizon and Motorola under the code name “Daytona” and will indeed have the dual-core chipset and also be rocking the same screen that is going to be on the Motorola Atrix 4G coming in at a whopping qHD quality. The site also claims to look very similar to the current DroidX and have about the same battery life and HDMI out port!

With all the new 4G phones coming out on Verizon does a dual-core DroidX “Daytona” excite you or you waiting on some 4G goodness from the Big Red? Drop us a comment below and let us know!

Last week, our sources tipped us to the proposed roadmap for the DROID brand for the first half of 2011 and it included the new version of the DROID X, which we’ve been told will simply be called the DROID X2.  A couple of days later, we were also told that the device would end up having a Tegra 2 dual-core clocked at 1GHz, could be out by May and will not a 4G LTE device.  Actually, that was the second time we had been told it would not be 4G.

And today, a report dropped out of HotHardware confirming all of this, well except for the 4G part.  According to their sources, the DROID X2 is currently floating around VZW or Moto headquarters as the “Daytona” and will indeed have a dual-core processor, new qHD screen, and the same battery as the original DX.  They aren’t willing to completely drop the 4G tag from it yet, but we’re pretty sure you can forget about those speeds on this phone.  The device will also have the same HDMI-out, micro-USB, and 8MP camera.

Time to start digging around for Motorola Daytona references.

Via:  Android and Me
Source:  HotHardware

Source: Droid Life

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