Tagged: Motorola Droid Pro
Motorola DROID 2 Global and the Motorola DROID PRO have both gone on sale at Verizon, with the DROID 2 Global shipping immediately for $199.99 (with a new, two year agreement) and the DROID PRO shipping by November 18 for $179.99. Each phone has both EVDO Rev.A and UMTS/WCDMA connectivity for global use; the DROID 2 Global also gets a 1.2GHz processor. [via SlashGear]
Verizon has officially announced that pre-sales of the Motorola DROID PRO will kick off tomorrow, November 9, with in-store availability on November 18. The QWERTY Android smartphone will be priced at $179.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. The Global-ready DROID PRO has both EVDO Rev.A and UMTS/WCDMA connectivity, runs Android 2.2 and has a full QWERTY keyboard. More information in our hands-on. Verizon DROID PRO hands-on: [vms 27dcd0980f86024e5208] Press Release:
DROID PRO By Motorola Now Available On The Nation’s Largest And Most Reliable 3G Network DROID Does Business with Global Android Smartphone from Verizon Wireless BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless 3G network, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), today announced that DROID PRO, the first Android™-based smartphone optimized for business use, will be available as a pre-sale order at select Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com starting Nov. 9 and for purchase in stores starting Nov. 18. The DROID PRO will be available for $179.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. DROID PRO, a global-ready Android smartphone, allows customers to enjoy wireless voice service in more than 220 countries and data coverage in more than 200 countries, with more than 120 with 3G speeds. Powered by Android 2.2, DROID PRO is packed with features that meet both business and personal needs such as pre-loaded Quickoffice Mobile Suite, 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities, and a QWERTY keyboard designed for speed and convenience. Verizon Wireless customers who purchase DROID PRO will receive the mail-in rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted. DROID PRO customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan (beginning at $39.99 monthly access) and a 3G Smartphone Plan. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com. To learn more about DROID PRO, visit http://news.vzw.com/news/2010/10/pr2010-10-05.html.
LTE 4G network, in 38 mobile markets across the U.S, it's easy to see why Android is trying to take the wireless world by storm. Android OS and the handsets it runs on make it more appealing to both consumers and to enterprise managers. On the enterprise front, Verizon's Motorola Droid Pro is among the first Android devices to offer Cisco IPsec VPN connectivity.
Good Technology Android OS has not had the best luck breaking through the enterprise market because of its lack of VPN support. But Android is still doing better than Microsoft, and thanks to Motorola teaming up with AuthenTec, a biometric sensor provider, the new Droid Pro comes with a pre-installed VPN app that's designed to be easy to configure.