Verizon Wireless Announces the Motorola DEVOUR

Posted on 03. Feb, 2010 by in Tech News

Today Verizon Wireless announced the Motorola DEVOUR with MOTOBLUR will be available on The Network in March.  This will be the 4th Android based device for Verizon Wireless, the first with MOTOBLUR.  Verizon has really made a decent push with adding Android to their line up.  First the DROID and Eris, and with the Nexus One and DEVOUR coming there should be a decent Android device to choose from for all types of users.  Pricing wasn’t announced today.  We will bring you more info when it becomes available.  Full details of the phone below.

MOTOBLUR is the first solution to sync contacts from work and personal e-mail services, including Gmail™, with posts, messages, photos and more from popular sites such as Facebook®, MySpace and Twitter. With MOTOBLUR, content is automatically delivered to the home screen and fed into easy-to-manage streams.

Key features:

  • Touch-sensitive navigation pad
  • 3.1” capacitive touch screen
  • Pre-loaded applications such as Gmail, Google Talk™, YouTube™, Google Search™ and Google Maps™ with Google Maps Navigation.
  • Android Market™ gives users access to more than 20,000 applications.
  • Happenings Widget – MOTOBLUR automatically pushes status updates, wall posts and photo updates from popular social networking sites to the Happenings Widget on the home screen. Customers can flick through the latest updates and fire back responses using the slide-out full QWERTY keyboard.
  • Universal Inbox – MOTOBLUR gathers texts, social network messages and e-mails into one home screen widget for quick response.
  • Back-Up and Security – Contacts, log-in information, home screen customizations, e-mail and social network messages are backed up automatically on the secure MOTOBLUR portal. The portal also allows customers to use the phone’s fully integrated aGPS to help locate the phone if misplaced. Remote wipe easily clears information from a lost device.
  • 8 GB microSD™ card pre-installed
  • Bluetooth® profiles supported: A2DP, HID, HSP, HFP, AVRCP and GAP

Service plans:

  • To get the most from Motorola DEVOUR, customers will need to subscribe to a Nationwide Talk or Nationwide Talk & Text plan and a Data Package for smartphones. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access, and Nationwide Talk & Text plans begin at $59.99 monthly access. A Data Package for smartphones is $29.99 for unlimited monthly access.
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    One Response to “Verizon Wireless Announces the Motorola DEVOUR”

    1. The Bob

      04. Feb, 2010

      I used to cringe when I heard that Moto was releasing a new handset, but if this is DROID caliber, I’m there!