The limited edition Droid R2-D2 Phone from Motoral will be available tomorrow, September 30th, both online at VerizonWireless.com and in select Verizon Wireless stores.
With a graphic design to look like the iconic astromech droid from the Star Wars saga, the DROID R2-D2 by Motorola will be packaged in a custom box resembling carbonite and come with a Star Wars media dock and wired stereo headset. Exclusive content comes pre-loaded on the special edition smartphone which includes:
Star Wars Mobile App Available for All Customers with Android 2.1 phones
To celebrate 30 years since the film hit theaters, customers with Android devices running Android 2.1 or higher will soon be able to get The Empire Strikes Back app from Android Market. The app, only for Verizon Wireless customers, allows Jedi Masters to browse, preview and download Star Wars content related to The Empire Strikes Back. Verizon Wireless customers can access premium Star Wars content for a one-time charge of $2.99.
The Star Wars mobile app will have the following features and content:
The DROID R2-D2 by Motorola will be available for $249 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will need to subscribe to a Nationwide Talk plan or a Nationwide Talk & Text plan (beginning at $39.99 monthly access) and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan (beginning at $29.99 for unlimited monthly access). Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
For more information on DROID R2-D2 by Motorola, go to http://www.droiddoes.com/r2d2
For more information on launch event locations, visit StarWars.com.