The 501st Legion descended on the 34th St. Verizon Wireless store in NYC today as Star Wars fans picked up their limited edition R2D2 Droid phones!

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Frank J. Kautz, II, stands with the new Droid R2D2 at the Verizon  Wireless Communications store at 340 Washington Street in Boston. Kautz,  an attorney from Woburn, Mass, was the first customer to purchase the  limited edition smartphone in Boston. He bought the Droid R2D2 for his  wife, a Star Wars fan, to celebrate  her birthday. The Droid R2D2 is  available online at www.verizonwireless.com and  at select Verizon Wireless stores.

Frank J. Kautz, II, stands with the new Droid R2D2 at the Verizon Wireless Communications store at 340 Washington Street in Boston. Kautz, an attorney from Woburn, Mass, was the first customer to purchase the limited edition smartphone in Boston. He bought the Droid R2D2 for his wife, a Star Wars fan, to celebrate  her birthday. The Droid R2D2 is available online at www.verizonwireless.com and  at select Verizon Wireless stores.

C-3PO looking for your favorite droid?  Here’s where you can find R2D2 in the Northeast:

New York Metro: 

  • 34th Street, NYC store — 134 W. 34th St, NY, NY  10001
  • Big Apple Comic-Con Convention (10/1) — Penn Pavilion, 401 7th Ave, NY, NY 10001

New England:

  • Washington St, Boston store — 340 Washington St, Boston MA 02108

Philadelphia Tri-state:

  • Bloomsburg Fair (Millennium Park section) — 620 West Third Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
  • Mt. Laurel, NJ store — 1211 Rte 73, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
  • Market Street, Philadelphia (will sell from Store on Wheels outside City Hall) — Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103

Washington/Baltimore/Virginia:

  • Columbia, MD store — 9021 Snowden Square Dr, Columbia, MD 21046
  • Verizon Experience Store — 11750U Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax, VA 22033

Upstate New York:

  • Jefferson Rd, Rochester — 951 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

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Verizon Wireless announced that the highly anticipated limited edition DROID™ R2-D2™ by Motorola will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com and in select Verizon Wireless Communication stores beginning Sept. 30. 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.

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