Verizon Wireless and Motorola introduce the new DROID PRO Android smartphone, the latest addition to the carrier’s DROID lineup. The new handset is the first Android device to have a bar-type QWERTY form factor.Optimized for business use, the DROID PRO is global-ready with support for CDMA, GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, HSDPA/HSUPA network, allowing customers to enjoy wireless voice service in more than 220 countries and data coverage in more than 200 countries.
The Motorola DROID PRO features a 3.1-inch 320×480 HVGA touchscreen, a 5 Megapixel auto focus camera with dual LED flash, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, WiFi connectivity, DLNA support and a 3.5mm jack. The phone is boosted by a 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM and 2GB ROM. It comes with a 8GB microSD card pre-installed. The QWERTY phone runs Android 2.2.
As a business phone, the DROID PRO comes with built-in security features, including AuthenTec IPSec multi-headed VPN integration, remote wipe of device and SD card, and complex password support. Device and SD card encryption will be available in early 2011. The DROID PRO will be released in Q4 2010.