We’ve heard about the Droid Pro being announced at the beginning of October and then there were bits referring to a November 18 device launch with a November 9-17 pre-sale period.
Today, Verizon and Motorola announced the Droid Pro, the first Android-based smartphone optimized for business use, with a confirmation of both the dates we anticipated above and the pricing we heard, as the Droid Pro will be available for $179.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
The Droid Pro is a world-phone, powered by Android 2.2 Froyo and will bring [...]
The 1GHz, HVGA, QWERTY Android 2.2 Froyo Motorola Droid Pro, initially announced a month ago with a pre-sale period and November 18 device launch, will be featuring Profiles to make your life easier switching between your work and home.
There are three Profiles to choose from: Home, Work and Weekend – with the ability of renaming to something else. They are personalized to deliver what’s important for you in the specific scenario. For instance the Work profile will bring the Messages and Calendar on top while the Home profile emphasizes on Pictures and Social Media. [...]
The Motorola Droid Pro comes in a form factor that many have been waiting for: it’s a front-facing candybar QWERTY Android 2.2 device with HVGA resolution on a 3.1″ display. Some internal Verizon screens are showing it as launching on 18 November, with a presale starting on 9 November. No word yet on how much it’ll cost, but $199 seems reasonable for this device that Verizon is saying will be in high demand.
Update: Both Engadget and Android Central have published leaked screenshots citing a $179.99 on-contract price after $100 mail-in rebate. Who said anything [...]