The Force Of DROID™ Is Strong For Star Wars™ Fans As DROID™ R2-D2™ Smartphone Launches Across Nation

WHO:Followers of Star Wars™ films and DROID™ smartphones arrived at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores across the United States to experience the new DROID™ R2-D2™ by Motorola.

The limited edition smartphone is now available online at and in select Verizon Wireless Communications Stores.

WHAT:Photos of customers at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores purchasing the new, limited edition DROID R2-D2 by Motorola.

WHERE:In Verizon Wireless’ Multimedia Library at

WHEN:Available now.

BACKGROUND:With a graphic design to look like the iconic Astromech Droid from the Star Wars Saga, the DROID R2-D2 by Motorola is packaged in a custom box resembling carbonite and comes with a Star Wars media dock and wired stereo headset. Exclusive content comes pre-loaded on the special edition smartphone. For more information on DROID™ R2-D2™ by Motorola, visit

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