Source: Metro PCS Getting Android 2.1 Motorola Device

I’ll be completely upfront with you guys on this one.  The details are somewhat limited but I trust the source.  He’s been pretty reliable so far in regards to some past leaks and I see no reason to refute this latest rumor.  So with all that out of the way, here’s what I have for you guys.  Metro PCS, the nation’s fifth largest wireless provider (US), is getting an Android-based Motorola phone.

Here’s what my guy has to say about the phone – It is running MOTOBLUR with Android 2.1 and has a sliding QWERTY keyboard.  The processor is said to be 600MHz and there’s a 3-megapixel camera on it.  Not much, I know but it doesn’t sound like any other Android phone we’ve seen so far.  Perhaps a new form factor and/or a Metro PCS exclusive?

The tipster is going to see what else he can glean for us and of course I’ll be sure to pass along anything else I can get my hands on.

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Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.

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22 Comments

  1. Taylor
    June 04, 14:06 Reply

    The specs you listed are the same as the Verizon Devour.

  2. Droid_Owner
    June 04, 14:15 Reply

    Yeah definitely sounds like the FLIPOUT, specs are exactly the same.

  3. jonathan
    June 07, 19:31 Reply

    will this phone do the same things as ne other android phone 2.1 like all apps and everything

    • Hony Keooudom
      September 16, 19:57 Reply

      Yeah is it, B.C i would like a phone like that and for a low monthley PRICE I’m IN!

  4. hazzel
    August 10, 23:27 Reply

    when is the android phone coming to metro pcs. i would like to buy it..

  5. Christmas
    September 15, 02:05 Reply

    when is this phone coming out? the world needs to know but i understand if you guys want everyone to buy that blackberry

    • Briana
      September 15, 13:55 Reply

      in about two weeks. Check back at the end of the month. And i think thats exactly why they havent announced anything.

  6. Hony Keooudom
    September 16, 19:55 Reply

    This Phone sounds Great and Knowing its coming out on metro pcs makes me feel confident I’m going to Be ABLE to get one! My Parents say any phone as long as it’s from Metro PCS. They should ADD a capture video mode and more personally add ons and it’ll be perfect! I NEED to know when it’s coming out so I don’t get a new phone too soon! but there are other selections as good as this one mabi BETTER! well Just have to wait for now!

  7. Johny boy
    January 13, 22:33 Reply

    So where can I find it is it out yet or what

  8. YOUNGFRESH187
    May 01, 00:56 Reply

    I THINK THAT IT IS GUD DAT METRO IS UPGRADING BUT U GUYS NED 2 MAKE LIKE 2 MORE ANROID PHONES FOR THEM AND N LIKE 3 HTC PHONES THAT ARE 4G THNKS.

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