Motorola Devour: A Sidekick With Android Looks More Real

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Motorola, along with Sharp, used to partner with Danger in making the Sidekicks for T-Mobile USA. It looks like Motorola’s bringing some of that Sidekick Slide expertise into the Motorola Devour, a mid-range Android handset with a sliding form factor for Verizon Wireless. The handset makes use of the 600 MHz Qualcomm CPU–the same capable pocessor found on the Palm Pixi. Other specs include a 3.1-inch HVGA display (not the high-end FWVGA on the Motorola Droid), 512/256 MB ROM/RAM, 3-megapixel camera, optical joystick, WiFi, GPS, micro SD slot, and also MOTO BLUR on Android 1.6, though Verizon Wireless and Motorola may provide an upgrade to Android 2.x at a later date.

It seems that Motorola may be gunning for the Palm Pixi Plus on Verizon Wireless; the handset is expected to retail for $99 on contract and $399 full retail. It looks like the Devour may get unleashed any day now, the full retail packaging was caught in pictures.

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Motorola Devour running Android 1.6, MOTO BLUR

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Motorola Sidekick Slide for comparison

(via: Engadget Mobile, Android and Me)

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