Feature 3.1-inch touchscreens, support Microsoft Exchange email
Sprint and Motorola Mobility have announced two new smartphones, the Titanium and the XPRT, with business-ready capabilities and built on the Android platform.
Motorola XPRT is the first Android smartphone from Sprint to deliver enterprise-class security, personal productivity enhancements and international roaming, said the companies.
Sprint will start shipping XPRT phone on 5 June for $129.99 with a two-year contract.
Both devices support Microsoft Exchange email and Web-based email and have a 5 megapixel camera with camcorder. Both the devices feature 3.1-inch touchscreens and physical Qwerty keyboards.
Both look similar, but the XPRT has rounded corners. The Titanium has angular corners and is being pitched by the company for its ability to withstand shock, vibration, low pressure, solar radiation and high and low temperatures.
Motorola Titanium leverages Sprint’s Push-to-Talk capabilities as the first Nextel Direct Connect smartphone built on Android 2.1.
The XPRT supports both CDMA and GSM networks. It offers support for up to five Wi-Fi ready devices.
The XPRT runs the Froyo 2.2, while Titanium runs Android 2.1.
The XPRT is available for $129.99 starting 5 June, while pricing and availability for the Titanium have not been announced.
Sprint Business president Paget L Alves said the company is pleased to extend its portfolio of products directed at business-users with the two powerful and versatile Android devices.
Alves said, "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."