Incredible 2 unboxing and hands-on

There's something mighty familiar about Verizon's DROID Incredible 2 by HTC. True, it's the follow-up to the original Incredible, but it also bears more than a passing resemblance to the European HTC Incredible S we reviewed last month. Back then we praised the smartphone's distinctive industrial design, decent sized 4-inch Super-LCD WVGA display and all-day battery life, though weren't too keen on the Android 2.2 OS. Question is, will Verizon's CDMA version suffer the same fate?

Next to Verizon's other new arrival of today, the DROID Charge by Samsung, the LCD screen on the Incredible 2 seems underwhelming. Still, it's also $100 less than the Super AMOLED Plus equipped Charge, though the more expensive handset also gets 4G LTE whereas the HTC makes do with 3G.

We'll be putting the Verizon DROID Incredible 2 through its paces in time for the full SlashGear review, so until then enjoy the hands-on video!

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