Motorola and Sprint Announce Two New Android Phones Aimed at Business
May 5, 2011 10:51 AM –
Sprint and Motorola Mobility Inc. will launch two new smartphones with business-ready capabilities. The Motorola XPRT is the first Android smartphone from Sprint to deliver enterprise-class security, personal productivity enhancements and international roaming. Motorola Titanium leverages Sprint’s Push-to-Talk capabilities as the first Nextel Direct Connect smartphone built on Android 2.1.
“We are pleased to extend our portfolio of products directed at business-users with these two powerful and versatile Android devices,” said Paget L. Alves, president, Sprint Business. “Motorola XPRT delivers the security features enterprise customers demand without scrimping on the latest in technology, while Motorola Titanium is a rugged Android smartphone with Nextel Direct Connect’s sub-second Push-to-Talk.”
Motorola XPRT will be available beginning June 5 for $129.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement. Pricing and availability for Motorola Titanium will be announced at a later date.
The XPRT is built on Android 2.2, Froyo, and is a world phone equipped with a pinch-to-zoom capable touchscreen, 3.1-inch HVGA display, full QWERTY keyboard and 1GHz processor with Adobe Flash 10 web browsing. It will feature 256-bit AES data encryption and controls, including the ability to remotely handle functions like enabling pin or password lock, password recovery and data wipe on both the phone and SD card if lost or stolen.
The XPRT will require activation on one of Sprint’s Everything Data plans, plus a required $10 Premium
Data add-on charge for smartphones. The plan includes unlimited web, texting and calling to and from any mobile in America while on the Sprint Network, starting at $69.99 per month.
The Titanium is the first iDEN device to combine Sprint’s Nextel Direct Connect and Android 2.1, Éclair. It features a full QWERTY keyboard and 3.1-inch touchscreen display, and is certified to Military Specification 810G for dust, shock, vibration, low pressure, solar radiation, high temperature and low temperature.