Motorola Droid 2 explosion faked

Android handset did not blow up and injure user

Moto says handset did not show any signs of explosion.

Recent news of a Motorola Droid 2 user’s phone exploding, leaving him with cuts to the side of his head, appear to have been faked.

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Motorola has said it has analysed the phone, and the results don’t match up with Arom Embry’s story. A company source said, “The only things that could explode in a phone would have resulted in a phone that did not work, yet this phone worked. And there was no explosive damage to the device.”

The Moto insider says it appears the phone was dropped and the screen cracked, which could have caused cuts to Embry’s ear. Either way, Embry will now need to come out and defend his story.

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Via Gearlog