Sprint gets a pair of Motorola Android devices, the XPRT and the Titanium

Sprint gets a pair of Motorola Android devices, the XPRT and the Titanium
Sprint and Motorola have announced today that a couple of Android handsets are heading the carrier's way. First up is the Motorola XPRT which is a re-branded version of Verizon's DROID Pro. The XPRT has the same 3.1 inch display, physical QWERTY keyboard and 1GHz processor. Android 2.2 is on board. The Motorola XPRT will be priced at $129.99 with a signed 2-year contract when launched on June 5th. Keep in mind  that during the past holiday season, Amazon had offered the Motorola DROID Pro for as low as $20. For what it's worth, Verizon is still selling the model for $179.99 on contract.

The Motorola Titanium, the successor to the Motorola i1, is a iDEN flavored model that is said to be the first to combine Nextel Direct Connect and Eclair. Is that supposed to be a draw for the device? After all, the similarly rugged Casio G'zOne Commando did launch with Android 2.2 installed. As you might expect, the Titanium is built to MIL-SPEC 810G which means it is impenetrable to dust and won't be harmed by shock, vibration, high and low temperature, and most of the other things that can destroy your smartphone. The Motorola Titanium has a 3.1 inch screen and also has a portrait facing QWERTY keyboard. A 5MP camera is on the back and powering the phone is an 1820mAh battery. Pricing and launch date both have not been announced.

source: Motorola (1), (2) via Engadget

The Motorola Titanium (L) and the Motorola XPRT (R) are both heading to Sprint

The Motorola Titanium (L) and the Motorola XPRT (R) are both heading to Sprint



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6 Comments

1. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

so why Eclair? Is Motorola trying to nerf the device on purpose?

2. heyitzme

Posts: 87; Member since: Jan 03, 2011

for real. And I thought Sprint was trying to slowly drop off nextel o.o

3. swagnificent

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 25, 2010

I thought Sprint claimed to be the #1 service provider or Android devices. I thought they met good Android devices, not junk ones. This is basically the Motorola Clutch i465 except it's running android. Don't believe me look it up.

4. zuno gyakusatsu

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

theres no such thing as "good android devices".

10. Migblitz

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 28, 2011

Does anyone know if the Motorola XPRT will be a world phone like the Droid Pro?

11. Jim unregistered

If sprint is going to kill off iDEN then why get a new phone when iDEN is going away by 2013. Makes no sense to me.

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