Verizon Wireless and Motorola today unveiled Droid Pro, an Android 2.2-based smartphone optimized for business use.

According to the companies, Droid Pro meets employers’ and employees’ needs by addressing the productivity tools businesses require, including corporate connectivity and security; full push corporate e-mail with corporate level security; unified calendar with additional work features and pre-loaded Quickoffice Mobile Suite, a 1 GHz processor; 4 GB of memory (2 GB internal; and 2 GB removable) and a QWERTY keyboard.

Among other features are:
– multi-touch 3.1-inch display;
– 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with dual LED flash;
– Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support;
– 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities (allows customers to connect up to five other Wi-Fi-enabled devices and laptops);
– dual-mode CDMA/GSM chip for worldwide roaming;
– Wi-Fi-enabled DNLA connectivity;
– 3G diversity antennae;
– global roaming support in more than 220 countries and data coverage in more than 200 countries.

Droid Pro also has built-in security features, including AuthenTec IPSec multi-headed VPN integration, remote wipe of device and SD card, and complex password support. The company informed that device and SD card encryption will be available in early 2011.

The new Motorola’s handset will be available in the first week of November.

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