Verizon roadmap leak



There aren’t any juicy screenshots or covertly captured slide images, but BGR has a heaping helping of Verizon leaks for 2010, 2011, and even 2012, that apparently comes from a roadmap exposed by a Verizon insider. LTE, Gingerbread (Android 3.0) and tablets are all mentioned, so have a seat and a gander at the future of Big Red, as posted at BGR:

In addition to the Motorola DROID and Motorola DROID X, we’re told Motorola will launch a new DROID handset, the Motorola DROID Pro. It is supposed to have a 1.3GHz CPU, 4″ screen and global roaming capabilities. Estimated launch of November 2010

Motorola is working with Verizon on a “slab form-factor” device that sort of looks like an old Motorola Q but features a full touchscreen and global roaming. It will run Android 2.2. Maybe this will be a lower cost, MOTOBLUR handset?

There are a lot more Android invasions happening before the end of the year, we’re told. This includes a global Android device from both Samsung and HTC.

Samsung is working on a 7″ screen Android tablet with front-facing camera. Motorola is also working on a tablet as well, except it will sport a 10″ screen, either 1GHz or 1.3GHz CPU, front-facing camera, and Android 3.0. Don’t expect the Motorola so soon though, as we’re informed that while the launch was supposed to happen in December, Android 3.0 will probably hold up the release of that device and we should expect it around February 2011.

Verizon Wireless is aiming and on track to have at least 75% of the country covered in LTE coverage by April 2012

There will be a Novatel LTE MiFi device available in January or February that will apparently support up to 10 simultaneous Wi-Fi users.

Lastly, we’re told LTE data pricing will stick at $59.99/month, though it’s unclear what the data allowance will be. (This is for data cards, not smartphones)

Via BGR

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