Motorola Shadow jumps back into the scene as it passes through the Wi-Fi Alliance?

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Motorola Shadow jumps back into the scene as it passes through the Wi-Fi Alliance?
With smartphones like the HTC Droid Incredible, EVO 4G, and Dell's eclectic mix of rumored Android phones arriving on the scene, Motorola's camp has been relatively quiet in the high-end department as they've released mid-range handsets like the DEVOUR and CLIQ XT of late. When we first heard about the Motorola Shadow, it quickly gained attention with its sleek looking exterior that seemed to follow the design elements evident from the Motorola DROID. Now it storms back onto the scene as a Motorola device with the code name MB810 passed through the Wi-Fi Alliance – which is speculated to be none other than the Motorola Shadow itself. After we were treated to the high-end specs of the HTC EVO 4G during CTIA, the rumored specs for the Motorola Shadow now reveals a 4.3” capacitive touch screen, full QWERTY keyboard, 8-megapixel auto-focus camera, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, and Android 2.2. In the past, it was also speculated to be the Nexus Two, but we're sure that it could stand its own ground going the usual handset route. Some speculate it to be a GSM based handset, while other reports hint that Verizon may get the handset – which should make for a decent successor to the Motorola DROID seeing that it's been on the market for close to 6 months now. As we get closer to the official start of summer, we're sure that Motorola's camp is looking to get the spotlight pointed back on them with this power packed Android phone.

Motorola Shadow Preliminary Specifications

source: WFA via Android Community



1. mdw92581

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 25, 2010

YESSSSSSSS! This is THE phone im waiting on and I hope it comes to Tmo.

20. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

Me too :] It'd be nice to switch to a high end phone with a keyboard. The Cliq is just too slow and has a small screen. The Nexus One is awesome, but I want the keyboard.

2. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Ho-hum. Wonder if it's going to be GSM or not?


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

If this is going to be the Motorola Droid 2 it should be obvious what carrier it will be on.......

4. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

GO MOTO IS BEST LOOKING SMARTPHONE EVER I HOPE IT IS FOR VERIZON 4G. T-Mobile customers have to wait for T-Mobile 4G upgrade or use 3G speed.

5. phynix

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 29, 2010

Well with Tmo releasing very fast mobile web (which is faster than sprints 4g and quite possibly at&T and verizon's LTE) it should be able to handle the the shadow should it come to tmo. look at what they have done in recent months with the data card in philly

6. mdw92581

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 25, 2010

tmo has no superphones (skip the Nexus One) or big screen Androids so Im banking on them getting this.

10. dubz

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 07, 2007

the HD2 doesn't count as a superphone? i would consider it more so than the Nexus One considering all the problems that the Nexus One had

12. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

HD2 is a windows phone. I think hes talking just Android phones.. which no, Tmobile is explicitly lacking at the moment, and its a crime since Tmo launched android to begin with. I dont count the nexus cuz u cant buy it in the store. And to Som. Right now Tmobile is the FASTEST carrier around. The HSPDA+ network that they are quickly expanding out runs at 21mb/s which is faster in real world tests than Sprints 4G Wimax, and like 5x faster faster than ATT/VZW. And they are idiots for not driving that fact in their advertising.

14. pingpong

Posts: 145; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

@dubz - The HD2 has had way more problems than the N1. I get people a lot of customer complaints right now about it. I hope HTC comes out with an update soon to fix all the bugs. My N1 on the other hand gives me no issues!

15. mdw92581

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 25, 2010

YOUR RIGHT! I did mean android superphones

7. josuearisty

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

greeeeeeeeeeeeeeeat, im gettin this one for sure

8. ilia1986 unregistered

The keyboard looks absolutely perfect.. Now I just hope it will have the N1 or better hardware.. and of course multitouch(!)

9. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

this is going to hit vzw for sure.. motorola saw huge success with the droid on vzw why would they sell it to any other network.. customers would confuse it and not know what carrier to go to and it would be a big mess.. if it aint broke dont fix it... bring on the shadow to vzw~!

11. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

this is exactly what i would image the Droid 2 looking like. it has to be. i hope so, it looks sick

13. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008


21. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010


16. sleepyjohnny

Posts: 151; Member since: Dec 16, 2009

hmmm red and black... smells like verizon :D

17. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

It will be a VERIZON as STEVE JOBS already talked to AT&T and told them that this phone is off limits.....

18. mdw92581

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 25, 2010

where did this info come from?

19. whocares

Posts: 235; Member since: Dec 19, 2009

it came from fanboi ignorance

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