The Droid Pro is being marketed as "the first Android-based smartphone optimized for business use". Amazon offers the Verizon Droid Pro now for only $19.99 with new contract. Verizon charges $179.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate.
The Pro launches with a 1Ghz processor, 4GB of storage and a QWERTY keyboard. It comes with Quickoffice Mobile Suite pre-loaded. The display is 3.1" and the OS is Android 2.2. Flash player 10.1 functionality is in at launch, along with 3G Mobile HotSpot features. The camera is a 5MP shooter with auto-focus and a dual LED flash. In addition to Quickoffice, the Pro features Exchange support and Gmail for Business, along with a corporate directory look-up and a unified Enterprise calendar that syncs with Google Calendar.
Using the Pro, you can view, share and edit Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word documents. AuthenTec IPSec multi-headed VPN integration comes standard, along with remote device and SD card wipe and complex password support. Device/SD encryption launches in early 2011.