If your Blackberry just ain’t cutting it these days, but you’re hard pressed to let the form factor go, then you probably wanna look into getting Motorola’s Droid Pro. Verizon says it will be available for preorder online and in stores starting tomorrow with an expected ship date of November 18th. It will set your check book back $179.99 after a $100 mail-in-rebate and 2 year contract signing.
Just in case you forgot, the Droid Pro has a 3.1-inch touchscreen complemented by a QWERTY keyboard. There is also a 5 megapixel camera, 4GB of memory built-in (microSD card slot for expansion), 1Ghz processor, support for International travel (i.e. GSM connectivity) and the Android OS.
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, N.J., and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – 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.
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