Verizon and its partner in Droid phones Motorola are building a tablet with a 10-inch screen powered by a 1 GHz or 1.3 GHz processor. Boy Genius Report also heard of a Droid Pro device.
Information continues to spring from Verizon Wireless,
which has bet heavily on Google's Android operating system for phones and
Boy Genius Report said
Verizon and its partner in Droid phones Motorola are building a tablet
with a 10-inch screen powered by a 1 GHz
or 1.3 GHz processor.
according to the gadget blog, will boast a front-facing camera for video chat
and Android 3.0, the next build of the OS, codenamed Gingerbread. However, the
device may not appear until February 2011.
It is not clear if this is the same TV tablet the Financial
last week. That device reportedly also has a 10-inch screen.
Moving down the form factor chain, BGR also heard of a Verizon
"slab form factor" device like the Motorola Q that is based on
Android 2.2 that sports a full touch screen and global roaming.
Joining the popular Motorola Droid and Motorola Droid X,
whose availability date
is certain to be pushed into September due to high demand and
short supply, is the Motorola Droid Pro.
With an alleged 1.3 GHz CPU, this device could be the
fastest smartphone ever. The handset, sporting a 4-inch screen and global roaming, could arrive
as soon as November this year.
Meanwhile, new information has sprung forth from those
following the widely anticipated Droid 2 from Motorola.
An Engadget reader in North Carolina spotted these dummy units
of the Droid 2, which costs $199 with a two-year contract.
The device is launching
with Android 2.2, aka Froyo, August 12.